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How easily can you pick up ArcGIS for Desktop if currently learning through QGIS on a Mac? [closed]

I'm currently trying to teach myself GIS and I have some really basic questions. I apologize if this has already been asked, but I have yet to find an answer to my question. So since I use a mac and ...
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Is it possible to create and run custom R scripts in QGIS 2.0?

I am new to QGIS and most of the tutorials I have found are for 1.x and the overhaul has me confused. I would like to create R scripts and run them in QGIS. I have read here that it's possible using ...
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How to divide my area into adjecent polygons containing 80 points each? [duplicate]

I have a couple of thousand points in my dataset. I need to create clusters that each consists of 80 points. The specific selection of which points to put into a cluster is not critical - only the ...
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How to make a different font and color of text in labels?

Is it possible to make a bold or italic, and change the color of individual words Label? Example: the first line is bold in red text, font 12, second row 10 green italic font
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Can't connect QGIS 2.0 to postgresql 9.3 remote server with postgis 2.1 [duplicate]

I am trying to connect qgis to my postgresql server using the add postgis layer option in qgis dufour. I am not getting any details from qgis other then 'connection failed check settings.' However, ...
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How to create NSIS installer QGIS with Microsoft Visual C++?

I want to know, there is a way to generate QGIS NSIS installer with a Release build generated with Microsoft Visual C++? It is possible to generate the installer in Windows Operating system?
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Merging Multiple Paths

Alright, I'm going to start by using Google Earth terminology because that's where the original need for a solution came up. I have multiple paths (54) that I want to merge into a single path. ...
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Qgis action adding layers using relative paths

in QGIS 2 windows I have some index layers I use for loading raster and vector tiles through an Python action. Currently I am using absolute paths which works fine but I would like to set it up so ...
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Any experience with OSX and Mac OSX Maverics using OSGeo? [closed]

There is a new Apple Release of OSX called Mavericks and my questions are: Will GDAL run? Will QGIS run? Will Tilemill run? Will Mapnik run? Also are there any known issues? A similar question ...
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What does the “Standard Distance” output from the spatial point pattern analysis in QGIS 2 represent?

I have a cluster of points and I am using the Spatial point pattern analysis tool from the processing toolbox in QGIS 2. I am having trouble understanding what the "Standard Distance" output is? It ...
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Problem converting coordinates

I'm trying to convert punctual values from lat/long to EPSG:6372, a projection for Mexico, defined by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI). I found a converter online but somehow ...
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qgis, simplify parcels to share borders

Is there a QGIS plugin or other method that simplifies parcels to share a common line(border)? I'm pretty sure I read about this some time ago. Couldn't find anything here or elsewhere. I'd like to ...
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Having trouble connecting QGIS with postgres database with postgis extension

I am working on Ubuntu Precise with postgresql version 9.3 and postgis 2.0. After initially starting my postgres database and eventually getting permission errors that would prevent postgres from ...
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Updating matplotlib using OSGeo4W - FOR BEGINNERS

This question has been asked, but I can't seem to find an answer suitable for a non-computer programmer. A link would be great, or a quick 'how-to'. I updated to Dufour (2.0.1) and have run into a ...
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Edit Sketch options for digitizing polygons

Trying my hand at building a methodology on QGIS as opposed to ESRI, and I'm having some issues with simple digitizing of irregular polygons. The edit sketch graphic that appears when adding a new ...
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Export Qgis settings [duplicate]

Is there a way to export my customized settings or copy some xml or config file, in order to install my settings to another computer without me manually changing everything? If this is possible it ...
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Creating water surface from vector line in QGIS

I want to create a raster surface representing the flood level in a creek based on output from a 1D hydraulic model. I receive a 3D profile of the water surface in a creek line as a 3D Polyline ...
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how to for loop a folder to batch clip rasters by polygon using python and QGIS

I am using python and QGIS 2.0. I am trying to clip rasters in a folder by one polygon feature. It's the first time for me using (let's say) "PyQGIS", I was used to arcpy before. Anyway, I don't get ...
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WFS Filtered : The filters that worked for me in 1.8 - gives no results in 2.0

Using Quantum GIS 1.8.0 and 2.0.1 desktop on windows XP 32bit Server: http://vmgeoserver.vd.dk/geoserver/VD/ows?version=1.1.0 Setting filter for VD:vma_admdata: "BESTYRER" = '230' AND ...
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Local Copy of Data for a project

We have an internal GIS library which has a very wide range of data from numerous sources. We use this to supplement information provided by a client. Our internal GIS files have coverage for the ...
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How Can I Merge Geocoded Addresses With a Shapefile and Export One Table?

I currently have two layers in my QGIS (v1.7.3 for Mac) project -- one being a Pennsylvania State House shapefile and the other being 166 geocoded addresses (for which I used 'Add Text Delimited ...
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fatal error LNK1104 qgis build

I try to build qgis1.8.0 using Microsoft Visual c++ 2010 in a Windows 7 64bit. all the dependency are installed and the solution qgis1.8.0.sln was generated succesfully. but my problem is the ...
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QGIS plugin requires a missing module: ui_gresp

I am developing my own plugin, the plugin manager shows the error: This plugin requires a missing module: ui_gresp If i try to enable it the trace shows: Couldn't load plugin gresp due an ...
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How to export a map (satellite image, 3 bands) to Tiff without losing the resolution in Qgis.

I manually improve the colour contrast of landsat images. The printing in pdf afterwards is OK, as it maintains the resolution due to the high dpi. Now I am interested to obtain a kmz/kml file of the ...
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Convert String to Integer in QGIS tables

I want it to know how to convert string field values to integer values in QGis Dufour... there are numbers and strings in the same field, when I use toreal(string) it stops and it won´t create the ...
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What do you think is happening to my QGIS Georeferencer

I'm pretty new with QGis, but have used tools as Openlayers and Geoserver for some years now without never being asked to diplay a georeferenced raster image. Which gets me to use QGis in order to ...
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Qgis on Ubuntu - change permitions? [closed]

First time using (QGIS on UBUNTU). i am following some articles in order to publish qgis maps on the web. My problem is (although i am the administrator) i am not able to save or copy my *.qgs in ...
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Need Projection Help to Buffer Lines in QGIS

I am somewhat new to GIS in general, and very new to QGIS specifically (I took one class and we used Arc, which I don't have access to any more). I need to create buffers (1km, 3km, and 5km) around ...
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Cropping and transforming geoPDF with GDALwarp

I got some great advice on how to transform a geoPDF to a geoTIF on this post, which used the available downloads from this site. I would like to take it a little further and not only convert, but ...
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.dxf export in QGIS 2.0.1 gives hatches instead of polylines

This may see like a stupid question, but I'm new to QGIS, so please bear with me. I'm having a problem when saving as .dxf. I export a building layer (polygons) as a .dxf file However in AutoCAD it ...
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how can i set place mark with text in QGIS?

I want to mark a point in map and place text near it. I used QgsVertexMarker to mark point .As far as now i am using tool-tip to show text. but i need clean code to show my text on map. Following ...
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Is it possible to paste features into QGIS from another application?

One of the coolest features in my QGIS workflow is the ability to copy features (select and copy) and then paste the results into, say, Excel or Openoffice - you get your attributes table plus a WKT ...
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How to create a SHP file in QGIS using the spreadsheet?

I have a spreadsheet which have columns (X, Y, Att1, Att2 ...). I want to create a point shp file, all column in the spreadsheet to be the column in shp file. How can I do this in QGIS? Thanks.
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How to set my own CRS in QGIS

I want to transform WGS to MRT (GCS for Malaysia) using QGIS. Is "save as" to a new CRS the correct method? With ArcGIS, I can create transformation method to do transformation but I'm not sure in ...
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Problems in gdalwarp

I was trying to use gdalwarp inside a qgis 2.0 model via processing but I think that the implementation is not working properly. So I would like to know if anyone has encountered this problem?
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QGIS, Installation on Linux Mint 15 Mate

I've just tried to install the latest version of QGIS on Linux Mint 15 Mate using 'sudo apt-get update' and 'sudo apt-get install qgis'. However, QGIS gives me the error message 'Couldn't load PyQGIS. ...
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DC-GIS WMS server. Metadata shows polygon layer, why am I getting a raster

This page gives the description of the layers available from the DC_GIS mapserver. When I look up the metadata for various layers, say record lots, the description says Geometry Type: ...
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QGIS Select Single Feature not correct in attribute table

For some reason, QGIS is not displaying the correct row of my data when I click on a feature with "Select Single Feature" or even the other select tools. I have a point database linked from mysql. ...
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How can I make use of the $scale function in QGIS data defined properties?

In QGIS 2.0 I can use with success the $scale function in the labeling expressions. When I tried to use it for symbolizing in the data defined properties it has a value of 0. Is there a way to make ...
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Add Oracle Spatial Vector Layer with QGIS 2.0 on Mac OSx

I installed version 2.0 using the recommended mac installer (http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis), and the installation went fine, but there is no option to add an oracle spatial layer (not in the ...
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Is the postgis layer option in qgis 2.0.1 Dufour two way? Was the spit plugin built in?

I am trying to install postgresql with postgis on a remotely accessed terminal only installation of ubuntu 12.04 that I want to use to connect to qgis 2.0.1 and hopefully have a two way transfer ...
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Viewshed / Line of Sight analysis- as a batch process?

I wish to carry out a line of site analysis similar to the subject in here (preferably within QGIS): Visual Impact Assessment in QGIS or GRASS Scenario: I have two points, A and B. Point A is a ...
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How to create a custom enterprise QGIS installer with plugins and symbols?

I am looking at installing QGIS at a company level. I would like my installer to install specific plugins, and add our company map symology. Are there any ways to do this? I have seen post about ...
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Qgis-Web-Client - Windows - Red Screen

Well, I'm a Windows user and a newbie with Web mapping technology, but I've had success with qgis server and the "getmap" and "getcapabilities" work well. Now I'm trying to have the same success with ...
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QGIS Points in Polygon Crashes

I have a layer of points that are spread out in different areas. I created a polygon layer for each area, and tried to count the number of points in each polygon using Vector > Analysis Tools > ...
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How to combine several datapoints in one location to a single point varying in size accordingly?

This might be a very simple thing, but I just can't figure it out how to do it in QGIS (alternatively I'm also grateful for explanations for ArcGIS). I have a fisheries dataset with multiple catches ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ Crash when build qgis 1.8.0 Windows 7 64bit

I have a problem building the source of qgis1.8.0 in Windows 7 64bit. i am trying to follow this instructions in this page: ...
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Historical U.S.G.S. Georeferencing

I have downloaded a historical USGS map that is suppose to be a geoPDF. My understanding is that QGIS cannot directly read geoPDF's. I have not had any luck in converting it to a geoTIF in order to ...
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QGIS 2.0 have a Legend Limiter feature? [duplicate]

I found this old post (concerning QGIS 1.x) Is ther a Legend Limiter in QGIS? and was wondering whether this had been solved in QGIS 2.0. Is there a way of only showing the attributes in the legend ...
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Problem with projection in layer

I'm having problems with visualizing a layer which is in EPSG:4326 Apparently the geometry looks perfect, but I don't know why, it's not in real coordinates. I have projected it to 4326 with QGIS, ...