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Using the Function Editor to replace special characters

I am attempting to use the new Function Editor within QGIS 2.8.2. I have a field called LAND_NAME with hundreds of rows. What I'm trying to do is find and replace all "special characters". In ArcGIS, ...
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How to display map tips only for one layer?

I'm relatively new to QGIS. I added the hover labels to my map using the Map Tips. My issue is that it makes hover labels for EVERY layer on my map. I only want it to make labels for one layer. Is ...
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QGIS Graphical Modeler Help editor does not save

Is there a special way to save whatever text you're writing in the Help Editor for a QGIS Model? I've been trying a few times, apparently just after I click ok, even though I immediately click "save" ...
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Python snippets from QGIS

Out of curiosity and perhaps for practical reasons, is there a way to obtain Python snippets from QGIS 2.8 the same way you do in ArcGIS? Please don't redirect me to some other question that looks ...
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How to fill a hole - with islands within?

In QGIS I have simplified a layer. At the end of the simplification process (using GRASS v.generalize), my final layer "lost" a polygon: see white space in image: How can I recreate a polygon which ...
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How to list data in the attribute table in the same order as I selected the data?

I have a map that consists of a number of pipes that are connected to each other. Is there a way I can list data in the attribute table in the same order as I selected the data? For example: I select ...
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Change page setup in composer window using the QGIS API

Is it possible to use the QGIS API to change the orientation within page setup in the composer window. We have a plugin that builds a map template based on user defined options. When they choose to ...
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Why can't I copy values from a virtual field to a non-virtual field using PyQGIS?

Using the python console, I am trying to copy values from a virtual field into another non-virtual field. Both fields are integer types but I get NULL in the non-virtual field. I followed the answer ...
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Using GPS to field walk through a LiDAR scene

I am doing field surveying for archaeology using Lidar. If I attached a USB GPS to my laptop would it be possible to track where I am "in real time" on the Lidar as I am field walking? I'm wanting to ...
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Delineate new political boundary in dataset

In the political area I'm working on, there has been a recent formation of a new city, legitimized with government plebiscites and resolutions etc. Geographically speaking, it's still the same land ...
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Understand QGIS errors when importing .csv file

I am trying to import a .csv file as a layer in QGIS and keep getting a number of errors that I don't understand. Is there any documentation of QGIS errors available? Or can you point me towards a ...
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Cannot install “Processing” plugin on MacOS + QGIS 2.9.3, fresh install

I have just installed a new MacBook Pro and QGIS, everything is fine but this strange error if I try updating or reinstalling the "Processing" plugin. The plugin is broken. Python said: cannot ...
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Joining Parcel/Building Attributes Based on Coordinates

GIS noob here: I downloaded a building footprint shape file for a city and imported it as a vector layer in QGIS. I was hoping to see street address information in the attribute table, but there was ...
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How to make a model with more than 2 input layers for buffering and merging?

Would it be possible to add more inputs to Buffer and Merge? From what I can see there is a limit of two input layers per both. As far as I know this is possible in ArcGIS's Model Builder but from the ...
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How to change font color in one column of attribute table in Composer reports?

How do you change the font color in just one column of the attribute table included in QGIS's Composer? I would like to have the numbers listed in color red just for one column out of four columns in ...
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How to create a line between a point and nearest neighbour using python (template included)

I have 2 shapefiles - one is a series of points, the other is a polyline. I want to draw a straight line between each point to the nearest point on the polyline. This question has already been asked ...
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Adding point layer in QGIS from SQL Server failing

I just downloaded QGIS a few days ago (version 2.8.2-Wien) but I am not able to get it to work as I thought it would. I tried pulling in spatial data from sql server (a "geometry" column containing ...
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GRASS watershed analysis add storm inlets

Try searching for this with no luck. I am using r.watershed to delineate flow directions, subwatersheds, etc. All good, except that storm drain inlets, culverts and subsurface drainage courses are ...
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Problem with Memory storage type in PyQGIS when updating with auto form

I have a layer of "Memory storage" type (Memory provider) which I created with Python. When editing=on and updating values using the attribute table interactively everything works as expected, i.e. ...
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Combining multiple overlapping rasters - retain maximum value?

I have 40 overlapping raster grids (derived from flood modelling software) that I want to combine in such a way so as to retain only the maximum value in any of the given rasters at each grid ...
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How Can I Create a Tin from Elevation Points in QGIS

I have a shapefile of points with values that represent elevation at the given point. I know that I can create a TIN from these points, but the fields in the TIN do not represent the elevation. ...
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Does fixed classes exist in QGIS?

I'd like to create several images of voronois polygons in QGIS; each images having differents values joined to the voronois. I tried to load a qml style with the values I want to keep (8 classes : ...
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Overlapping polygons: how to sum attribute values for areas where multiple polgons overlap [duplicate]

I have what seems to be a fairly simple problem but I cannot find a solution. Any help would be much appreciated. I am working in QGIS 2.8.1. I have a shapefile of polygons, each of which has a ...
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Combine several rasters in QGIS

I have a problem combining several rasters into one big raster. Particular annoying is, that I had this problem once before and solved it, but I can't remember how. Unfortunately the other ...
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QGIS DB Manager - load as new layer not loading

After successfully running an SQL query on two tables and some results in 3 columns, I would really like to be able to display it in the canvas. Apparently, that function is not doing anything, not ...
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Editing data in QGIS Server via WFS in AutoCAD Map (2015)

I have a QGIS Server up and running. I can consult my layers using WMS protocol and edit them using WFS protocol in QGIS or lizmap web client for example, but I am not able to make it work in AutoCAD ...
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QGIS Join Attributes by Location not working from Python script

I have a shapefile with points, and a shapefile with polygons. I want to sum the attribute value of all points that are within a certain polygon, and I'd like to do this for each polygon in my ...
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What's the syntax to skip optional saga:catchmentareaparallel parameters?

In PyQGis, I want to use saga:catchmentareaparallel algorithm, in the parameters there is an optional arguments, and I don't want to use them, what is the value should i put on the argument? i try to ...
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Relative path in layer styles in spatialite

is there way to store default style in relative path in spatialite??it has layer styles table,and a column 'f_table_catalog'.and in this column pathes are absolute,In Qgis project options i set ...
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Algorithm for re-numbering duplicate feature IDs based on distance along line (PyQGIS and QGIS 2.8)

I've got something working for QGIS 2.8 using Python 2.7 on Windows 7, but I am missing an important part of the puzzle. I'm trying to develop an algorithm to number homes. I've now come to a point ...
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pyQGIS version of the arcgis tool dice

I'm using QGIS and I have some large features that need to be diced up into features with less vertices. If I were using arcGIS I could use the dice tool If I were only interested in lines I could ...
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How to convert GOES-R (15) IR image from gray-scale to brightness temprature

How do I convert satellite IR images taken by GOES-R (15) from gray-scale to brightness temperature? We can download the IR satellite images, and read its RGBA values. But how can we convert this RGBA ...
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How can I show a trip on a map, color-coded by how long the trip actually took?

I have a series of origin and destination addresses in a spreadsheet, with start times and arrival times for each. I'd like to plot them on a map, with a line between each origin and destination, ...
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How to clip a raster by extent using Processing from the Python console?

I want to clip a raster by extent in QGIS with the python console. Here is the description given in the documentation. You have to use the following input parameter: Input layer Nodata value ...
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Land cover modifications in different time periods

I have several shapefiles which contain buildings built in different periods from 1948 to 2013. My question is how could I see which buildings for example in were built 1948 but are missing in later ...
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QGIS Viewshed Analysis Plugin

Does anyoe have a link to or know of a list of raster formats the above tool can work with? I'm on QGIS 2.8 using the latest version of the plugin. I've tried a couple of different raster types and ...
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Opening *.lyr file in QGIS without access to ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

Is there a way to open a *.lyr file in QGIS without using ArcGIS for Desktop? I have no access to ArcGIS, so the solution explained in Adding Layerfiles (.lyr) to QGIS? is not an option. I have a ...
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Heatmap using Kernel density estimation

I have been trying to generate heatmap using kernel density estimation from python console in QGIS. This is command i'm using: processing.runandload("saga:kerneldensityestimation", ...
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How to add my own GRASS algorithms to Processing?

I need to use algorithm r.bioclimatic from GRASS in QGIS but I see that this algorithm don't exist in Processing Toolbox. A search a way of add this algorithm to Processing and in GRASS and Sextante ...
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Modifiable SVG fill color, stroke and stroke width

I have a lot of custom svg files made in Inkspace. I need to be able to change their fill color / stroke color / stroke width using QGIS. I have found a similar topic, however the solution mentioned ...
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Postcodes mapping

I am new to GIS. I have a list of postcodes and I have to make a map, basically to show distance from a specific area. Concentric ring pull type of map. I don't know how to get my postcodes into a ...
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QGIS hide the field in the feature properties form if the field's value is empty

When clicking on a feature with the tool and obtaining its properties, in the form that is shown, I would like to view only the fields that are filled (not empty). In some layers I have 50 fields but ...
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How to define map extents based on a feature's geometry?

There is a polygon geometry in my QGIS project which represents the extents of my map. Does anybody know how to use the data defined override to get the X/Y min and X/Y max coordinates of the polygon ...
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How can I import open street map power grid data into QGIS?

I wanted to download power grid network of Cologne city from following url http://www.flosm.de/en/Power-Grid.html But I could only download in jpg format. I wanted to import this in GIS as vector ...
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How to install QGIS 1.8 plugin QGIS2KML?

I am trying to download QGIS2KML plugin. I went to Plugins → Fetch Python Plugins in the Repositories tab and pasted the url. It claimed that it was successfully downloaded, however, QGIS2KML was ...
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Use QGIS and Qt dialog forms

I have a QGIS project where there are plots with a attributes like name of the owner, address of the owner, cultivate, and so on. This plots are read from a PostGIS database. The future users of this ...
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To select the range of values using Raster calculator in QGIS

I am working on a project where, I need to give ratings for the range of values. I have the following ratings index ratings 0 to 4 4 5 to 8 3 9 to 11 2 12 to 15 1 I am ...
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Matching/snapping two shapefiles using node and snapping tools

I am trying to edit my shapefiles through QGIS 2.6.1 Brighton. I used the node tools to snap the necessary nodes to eliminate spaces between two shapefiles. However, while doing it I noticed that an ...
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Heatmap failing in QGIS (2.8.2-Wien)

I am super new to QGIS so I may be doing something really dumb, but it doesn't seem to work to create a heatmap in QGIS Desktop 2.8.2 (just downloaded this yesterday so I think it is the most current ...
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QGIS - “Error Entry Point Not Found” when launching QGIS 1.8 [duplicate]

I am trying to download QGIS 1.8 on my windows operating system. When I tried to launch QGIS 1.8 a dialog box appears, preventing me from launching the software. This is the error that is generated: ...