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How do I edit a shapefile DBF to repair an extra row?

Something got screwed up and now the rows of my DBF beyond #1210 are offset by one, meaning that each shape has the attributes that should be assigned to the next shape. If I were in a spreadsheet ...
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How do you import a .SHP into Sketch-Up?

Does anyone know how to use a .SHP in Trimble Sketch-Up? I have tried exporting to KML and CAD from QGIS, but the KML file doesn't read in Sketch-Up. Thanks! -m
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How can I import layers into a database?

According to the QGIS User Guide (release 1.8.0, page 203/204) I only have to drag a layer from the QGIS Browser to the DB Manager. But for me this does not work.
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Buffer in QGIS/R is 650-670 m wide instead of 500 m

I am trying to make a 500 m buffer for my polyline layer. Unexpectedly, I receive buffer varying from 650 to 670 m, depending on location. As many resources recommend to use UTM before making a ...
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QGis Zonal Statistics Plugin NoData included in Calculations

I have been trying to use the QGIS zonal statistics plugin. My raster has a nodata value of -99999 and all other values are positive. After computing the mean zonal statistics there are a number of ...
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QSpatialite : import multiple TXT/CSV

I'm using QSpatialite only. I don't have spatialite-gui neither the shell. I want to import multiple TXT/CSV at one time. How is it possible to do that ? I found nothing on the internet. Thanks
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How to align (georeference) images using QGIS?

I'm completely new to all this. I'm trying to make a map of Han dynasty-era China for a mod for a game called Crusader Kings 2. I've downloaded QGIS and Natural Earth 2, but I need this image to ...
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Exporting raster data from QGIS in chosen projection

EDIT: it is seeming like some of the time my last method will lead to a correct projection, some of the time it will not. Unsure what's happening there but at least trial and error will get me ...
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Vector grid out of range

I'm working with QGIS 1.8.0 trying to do some vector grid to a map. This shapefile (the original is a zip and has the following files .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx) has some strange CRS and I ...
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What's the unit of measurements produced by “sum line lengths”?

My goal is to find the total length of roads per county for a particular state. You would think there would be a simple government spreadsheet with this information in it.... I cannot figure out how ...
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Looking for a tool that will place the cursor to a specific x,y coordinate

I am a new user to Quantum GIS. I am looking for a tool/function that will allow a user to type in coordinates, and place the cursor on that exact position. This is for navigation in the field... ...
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Dwg to shp in Geoserver [duplicate]

I am trying to load dwg in geoserver and show it in openlayers, so I saved the dwg as dxf with autocad. Then I used qgis to save the dxf as shp. But when I am trying to load the shp with geoserver ...
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How to select all multipoint features from a point layer?

I'm connecting to WFS layer by qgis. On some layer I've got points features and few multi-point features. Whole layer contains about 1000 features, how can I do some query just to know which features ...
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Sampling from interpolated data layer

Im working with QGIS 1.8.0 and wanted to ask you how can I assign to each of the small squares of the map (I have the coordinates of the center each of them) values from an interpolated data layer as ...
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QGIS python - reference a layer in the table of contents

I'm trying to create a plugin for QGIS using python, But need some help. I want to 1.Zoom to a layer and 2. make the layer visible(switch off or on). But I have managed to zoom to an active layer by ...
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How to draw bar diagrams on the map?

I need to draw simple histograms in QGIS version 1.8 from an imported DB. I need a double bar diagrams (eg: male/female - in/out) but I only find the possibility to set pie charts. Is it possible to ...
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How can I mosaic raster data which have different number of bands ( 3 and 4)?

I would like to mosaic 100 raster data. several raster data's band are 3, though last data have 4 bands. How can I mosaic raster data which have different number of bands?? If somebody knows how to ...
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Why can't QGIS connect to MS SQL Server?

All, Up until yesterday, QGIS connected to my SQL Server 2012 database no problem. However, yesterday I installed SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), and the SQL Server Client tools, and now I get ...
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Convert shape file to KML on QGIS

I want to convert a shapefile to a kml using QGIS. When I do it, the output I obtain is without atributtes. And I want a similar product as it is provided by shape2kml of zonum solutions. Thanks in ...
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Divide shapefile

I'm new working with QGIS 1.8.0 and wanted to know if its possible to subdivide a map (shapefile, which is round-like) into small squares but following the outer round contour of the map? I tried with ...
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How can I create new shapefile in QGIS1.8 from “Save selection as…”

when select a shapefile feature from census boundary file and use "save selection as" to create a new shapefile, program returns error: "Export to vector file failed. Error: creation of layer failed ...
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Moving legend items up and down in QGIS

How can I change sort order in layer properties styles tab? The only way I've found is to change their labels and order by it.
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How to work around “OGR-failure while deleting field 13. Invalid field index”?

this post might be related to this one: QGIS Field Calculator Results Removed When Saving Edits But there is no suitable answer for me It is not allowed to ask another time in the other post I ...
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Move shared vertices together

I should move some vertices of a polygon to fix the boundaries of a country, how can I do it while keeping the adjacent polygons still connected? Is there a way to anchor permanently overlapped ...
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Add buffer only on one specific side of polygons

I have a shapefile with multipart geometry (multipolygons), namely communities (blue on the picture below). There are also lakes (white), but for these I don't have a geometry, they're just "empty". ...
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How to best set up QGIS for GDA 94 zone 55 (Australia)

I am looking for help on the best way to set up QGIS for GDA 94 zone 55. (i.e. all the relevant settings etc.)[1.8 in lieu of 2.0] Am working off Garmin GPS/gpx data in GDA/UTM format (I accss this ...
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QGIS GPS bluetooth connection

I have setup a Haicom bluetooth gps on a machine running Windows8 and have used GPSGate to create some virtual COM ports. I have valid data arriving at the COM port, but then I run QGIS and try to ...
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Local Tile Cache in QGIS

I was wondering if there is a way to load a local tile cache (ie: MB Tiles etc.) of imagery that is sitting locally into QGIS? I am hoping to use some tablets for field verification and would like to ...
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QGis Cloud Real Time Data

Through Qgis 1.8 i have a layer whose data are updated every 3 seconds.But the question is whether it is possible that QGis Cloud represents dynamically these changes. Thank you very much
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How do I import AutoCAD [DWG] drawings to QGIS [SHP] using the right CRS settings?

We did some topographical surveys in Indonesia which are drawn in AutoCAD. It's our aim to publish them with QGIS and its webclient. I thought the best way is to georeference the data in AutoCAD ...
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Stop custom attribute form from resizing in Qgis

When I open a custom attribute form for a feature in Qgis it always gets resized to the default size of the original Qgis attribute form. I've tried to set the sizePolicy in QT Designer to Fixed ...
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How to add a layer group using pyQGIS?

Good morning, I would like to know how I can create a new group in the layer manager using python code, someone could help me?
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HTML framework in GIS development version

I have a question. I need to insert an HTML frame in the QGIS developer version. That works very well. Now I will also create a title page as HTML. Now my question is which program I best create the ...
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Extrude Shapefile to KML based on field value

I would like to extrude shapefile polygons to a KML based on a value stored in the attribute table. I am hoping to do this using open source software (QGIS, FWTools, GDAL, etc.). I looked at ogr2ogr ...
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How can I open georeferenced ArcMap raster files in Qgis?

How can I open georeferenced arcmap raster files in Qgis?
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Is it possible to use USGS .shd files in QGIS?

Has anyone successfully used QGIS with US Geological Survey shd files to map geology - specifically to display colors and geological symbols (dip/strike etc) stored in a USGS supplied shd file. ...
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How to measure area of polygons generated from gps data in qgis? [duplicate]

Somebody classified my question as a duplicate. But applying the answer doesn't work for me. Here is what I did: - I made sure that my layer is in a projected coordinate system (UTM30N, WGS84) - I ...
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How to fix “import qgis.core ImportError: DLL load failed” [duplicate]

I am trying to develop a GIS application in QGIS using the Python language. Unfortunately, I encountered a problem from the outset is that of import and qgis.core qgis.gui. the Problem in the python ...
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How to make raster cells with a certain value stand out in QGIS?

I would like to make my raster cells glow in QGIS. If I have a dataset where only a few pixels has a value, they can be pretty difficult to spot (unless I know where to look). Stretching helps a bit, ...
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Rendering order of layers in QGis libraries

I am using the QGis libraries in a external Qt App. When adding vector and raster layers (in any order) to the QgsMapLayerRegistry instance, it somehow sorts the layers so that the vector layers is ...
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wireless sensor network integration with GIS

I am working on a project in which I need to represent data on a map after collecting it from wireless sensors.The wireless sensors are placed in the field and it collects information regarding soil ...
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Vector layer and google map do not line up in PDF

I'm using qgis 1.8 with windows 7. When I use print composer to export as PDF, the google map does not line up with the vector layers. Please help.
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tin model in Qgis [duplicate]

I am having DSM and DTM data .My primary objective is to develope a CHM(Canopy Height Model) in Qgis.which i have done already but in my company they are stressing that CHM model which i already ...
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geoserver wms issues

My WMS on a local test server was working fine with GeoExplorer but suddenly stopped working and now I don't get the LocalServer in the datasources list. I have tried reboot/restart. I tried adding ...
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Has anyone compiled QGis for 64-bit Windows 7?

It seems to me that a 64-bit build would be a much desired version. Has it been done or are there Qt 64-bit compiler issues blocking the way?
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Custom forms and location of python code

I'm working with custom forms for the attribute table of various qgis-object and it works realy well, but I would like to have my forms and their python files separated from the projects. This is not ...
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Percentage of polygon in one shapefile within polygon of another

I'm a newbie, apologies if this is obvious/has already been asked and answered but I couldn't find anything. I have two shapefiles: 1. an administrative boundary layer for a county in the UK known as ...
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QGIS: “No data” raster value for missing rows conflicts with data?

I’m having a problem with specifying “no data” in a raster dataset in QGIS 1.8.0-Lisboa. QGIS does fine in interpreting pixels I don’t have rows for as “no data” if I set Layer Properties -> ...
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Install QGIS 1.9 on Fedora 19

I have tried the guide http://hub.qgis.org/projects/quantum-gis/wiki/Download yum install --enablerepo=updates-testing qgis qgis-python qgis-grass qgis-mapserver it shows only QGIS 1.8 is ...
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After joining data from csv file to shapefile, why are all values zero in categorized renderer?

I have joined data from a csv file to my shapefile. The attribute table shows a successful join. I have converted the variable of interest to INTEGER. But when I go through Style to categorize the ...