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Can't add qgis repository for openSUSE

Linux noob here. I keep getting "Unable to create repository" when trying to add the repo url on the qgis download page to YaST: ...
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QGIS for Mac: How to restore menu bar and tool bar in print composer

I managed to hide both the tool bar and the menu bar in my print composer (Mac version 1.8.0). To get the tool bar back I saw you need to click on the menu bar. What then when you also miss the menu ...
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Mosaic Imagery to Tile Grid

I am hoping to come up with a script that would allow me to mosaic imagery into a polygon tile grid. My hopes is to do this with gdal or QGIS. I am wondering if anyone knows of an existing script, ...
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How do you get a schema report from SHP, PostGIS, or other file type?

All, We're loading City and County data into our database, but looking to remove several fields we don't use. Those fields we do use I'd like our users to simply highlight on a printout I give them ...
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Sextante in Qgis 1.9 alpha on Ubuntu can't find saga gis 2.1

I am using Qgis 1.9 on Ubuntu 13.04, Sextante is a core part of qgis now. I am trying to access the SAGA 2.1 libraries through qgis and I keep getting a popup window that says SAGA is not installed. I ...
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Obtain voronoi polygons which extend till the boundary of another polygon

I have certain hubs (coloured yellow) in a district (coloured light blue). I need to find polygons indicating the closest hub to every point in the district. The voronoi polygons that I obtained ...
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How to perform a clean re-installation due to dll errors

Following a virus, Qgis won't run and errors saying missing dll. I manually replaced the first missing dll but it now complains about a second one. I suspect that if I simply replace this one it ...
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How to create more than one mean coordinate in QGIS?

I have a point shapefile with several thousands of points in it. I've split the points up into spatial groups using a vectorgrid and pointcount. I wish to create a mean coordinate for each group of ...
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Select features from attribute table and then create a new field with the selected attribute data

I have a shape file which contains land use typology for my administrative area. I’m investigating deficiency in certain land uses and there are 2 ‘standards’ that we have to use. These standards use ...
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Error 'Invalid geography. Antipodal edge…' with Postgis

I have a table in postgis like this CREATE TABLE locations (id int, name VARCHAR(255), pos geography(POINT, 4326)); with a couple of points. E.G. INSERT INTO locations (name, pos) VALUES ...
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Wetlands Symbol for QGIS point pattern fill

Is there a marker available anywhere for point pattern fill that resembles the standard wetlands symbol used in USGS topographic and other maps? Any good standard symbol that will be intuitively ...
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Split polygon into lines

I have a polygon layer which looks like this . I used the QGIS multiparts to singleparts tool and also polygon to lines. In both cases i got this type of result . I want to extract polygon into ...
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Projection parameters for Gauss Kruger 7 zone Serbia

I can not set parameters for Gauss Kruger 7 zone Serbia
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How do I get an accurate time attribute when importing a GPX layer as a vector

When I import a GPX file in QGIS (as a vector as track points) and I check the time attribute it appears to be 4 hours later than it should be. Interestingly when I take this same GPX file and use ...
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Tracing Boundary Around a Polygon Shapefile in QGIS

I'm looking to create a boundary around this shapefile of street blocks to have show the city limits in QGIS. I tried this solution, (Settings > Snapping Options and enabling the "Avoid Int." ...
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Why does the buffer tool keep producing ellipsoid when I want a circle?

I want to create a 50 mile radius around a point. I've got the point as a layer. I've run the buffer tool found in Vector -> Geoprocessing Tools and set the distance to 0.5. Every time I run the ...
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How to get access to layers without geometry?

I have a QGIS project with some layers without geometry. I develop a QGIS plugin. I want to get all my layers by: iface.mapCanvas().layers() but I get only layers with geometry. How I can get ...
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Flatten GIS data to a schematic

I want to take a network of roads and lanes and reduce them to a schematic that shows their relationships but not their geographic shape. A similar concept has been used for the London Underground ...
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I have a problem to display the legend in QGIS Web Client

I have installed QGis Map Server and QGis Web Client on Centos 6.4 64-bit operating system, everything works fine except the legend box which is filled with garbage data instead of text (it seems that ...
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Map walking distance/time from transit stops

I'm working in QGIS and would like to show how far from a bus stop a pedestrian could walk along the street network in any direction for a specified set of walking times (5,10,20 mins etc). I have my ...
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QGIS display world country shape files centered on pacific ocean using Robinson, Miller Cylindrical or other projection

I wish to display a map in QGIS (world country shapefiles) showing all countries but centered on the Pacific area. I am not familiar with Proj4, so is there any way this can be done in QGIS please?
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Map formats supported by QGIS

May i know whether QGIS supports the following map formats? (1) S-57 Electronic Navigation Charts (Naval Maps) (2) Army/IAF Maps in DGN (3) DTEDO0, DTEDO1 and DTEDO2 (4) GeoTIFF (5) DTED
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Census Shapefiles Fit to Land

I'm looking for an oceans or coastlines shapefile that's a more detailed than what Natural Earth has to offer (1:10m). I'm working with 2000 Census county shapefiles, but it doesn't cut out lakes or ...
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How can I label both coordinates in mmQGIS?

How can I label both coordinates in mmQGIS? Everything I try leads to only one of the 2 coordinates (lat or lon) to be labeled. I cannot get both labeled at the same time.
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Problem import shapefile in PostGIS database

I am having a Polygon shape-file. When I try to import this shape-file in PostGIS some of the attributes in Geom Field is found empty. But in attribute table when I select that polygon It is visible ...
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Can't seem to move labels manually in QGIS, 1.80 [closed]

Trying to move labels manually in QGIS. I am having the same problem when adding x,y to the attribute table. I picked (Type Decimal Number (real)), it's the only one out of the 3 choices that has ...
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Deleted layers still appear while loading project QGIS 1.8

I'm working on a project where I digitized a few maps (georeferenced) and I also added a couple of csv files. I deleted the raster and cvs layers after I included them into the project as shapefiles ...
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Add new rows to a shapefile

I'm using QGIS. When I enable editing of a shapefile's table attributes and select, 'open attribute table,' is it possible to add new rows to the shapefile's table attributes? The problem I'm trying ...
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Why is this SRTM TIFF not visible in GRASS GIS 6.4.3?

I want to use interpolated SRTM data for Germany to generate an STL terrain map for use in a CFD application. My SRTM data comes from the OpenDEM project. SRTM data normally has voids, but this data ...
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Why do area calculations return negative values?

I have created a shapefile with some polygons and am now trying to calculate the area of these polygons. The original CRS was WGS84, I have reprojected it to WGS 84 / World Mercator so unit is metres. ...
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Opening .shp file under Add Vector Layer

When I try to open streets.ship file from the exercise data file downloaded for working in the Quantum GIS Training Manual, I get an error message: Invalid Data Source C:/Users/new ...
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How to select all tenth in a field? [duplicate]

I want to select all tenth in a field! :( I know this way; "Km" = 10 or "Km" = 20 ... and so, but I am pretty sure theres other way. I am not SQL literate, but with your help in this forums I have ...
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Where did the polygons go after projecting a map in QGIS?

I'm fairly new at GIS know-how, but I've run into a problem with a projection of a world map. I have a shapefile of all countries I downloaded from Natural Earth. After projecting it into a ...
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In QGIS, has FGDB support improved this year, 2013?

I'm aware that there are users who successfully use Esri File Geodatabases with QGIS 1.8 Lisboa. FGDB support in QGIS requires the Esri API for FGDB, which is not open source (as I understand), and ...
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Qgis 1.8.0 throws error “Can not find the entry point sqlite3_rtree_geometry_callback”

Loading QGIS on Window 8 causes this problem: Can not find the entry point sqlite3_rtree_geometry_callback in the procedure of dynamic loading C:\....\Quantum GIS Lisboa \ bin \ spatialite.dll ...
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Get features in order they are selected using QGIS

Is there a way of establishing the order that a user selected features using QGIS and Python? By example: we have a network of line features representing a road network, and the user defines a route ...
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How can I define the layer CRS for a memory layer in pyqgis

how can I define the CRS for a memory layer from the qgis project settings vpoi = QgsVectorLayer("Point", "vectpoi", "memory") feature = QgsFeature() ...
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How do I project a Azimuthal Equidistant global map into a circle in QGIS?

I'm fairly new to QGIS/GIS stuff in general, so I apologize if this is too simple of a question, and I'm just bad at finding my answer. I have a shapefile of all the countries in the globe I ...
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Can QGIS open folder with “run feature action” tool?

Is possible to open folder with "run feature action" tool? I can open specific file like .dwg, but don`t know how open folder in specific location. This folder contain multiple .dwg files and when ...
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How to obtain rotation field name defined in the Labels “Data Defined” section in pyqgis?

I'm trying to find how to get with the QGIS Python API the layer field name that contain the rotation angle used by a layer to rotate its labels? I know that I can obtain the field name containing ...
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Problems with scale bar units in qgis composer

I apologize in advance for again bringing the topic up, I've searched for answers in other posts but couldn't find anything helpful. I fight a personal little war with the scale bar of the QGIS ...
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How to create a buffer around a point that takes terrain elevation in account?

In QGIS, I am creating a few different buffer around points to simulate walking distances. For example, 10 minutes walk about 800m at 5km/h. Using population density, I then clip a population layer ...
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QGIS : copy/paste with “Avoid Intersection” option

I need to copy and paste polygons from one layer to another but with adjustments in the pasted geometries: I need them to be cut in the same way they would have been cut by a single edit with the ...
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How to use centroid option in Field Calculator in QGis

I want to use Centroid option in field calculator in QGis .How to access it?
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Visualise data belonging to an area

I am looking for a way in QGIS (1.8.0) to visualise data, which is related to an area (polygon on a shape file). There are no x-y-coordinates with the data, just the info of the belonging area, means ...
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How to get National Geographic basemap in QGIS?

I'm proficient in ESRI's products and recently started using QGIS. I've used the national geographic world map (NatGeo_World_Map) in ArcMap, but am struggling to replicate this in QGIS. The map is ...
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How to change the color of a vector layer in pyQGIS?

Is it possible to change the color while adding a vector layer? I have a vecot layer with water areas and want to load it with a blue color. The layer is added with: ...
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Can QGIS Sextante or ArcGIS ModelBuilder batch extract vertices from KML polygons and calculate coordinates

I want to know how to extract the vertices of any KML polygon and also calculate the co-ordinates of such vertices in Degree Decimal format. I am looking at a batch process. Can we use the QGIS ...
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What DEMs does QGIS support? + DEM data sample

I am working on QGIS rasters. I want to know about DEM file formats supported by QGIS. I know that QGIS can read the GDAL supported formats. but what is GDAL supported format ? Does QGIS support the ...
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What does Error [sqlite3_rtree_geometry_callback is not found] mean in qgis 1.8 with windows 7 64 bit? [closed]

qgis1.8 does not open. I get a message that sqlite3_rtree_geometry_callback is not found