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How to modify existing grass gis tools and run them in QGIS?

I would like to take an existing tool of the grass tool box and modify the code to the specific needs of my task. As I´m struggling to start some kick-off would be great. How to access code? What do I ...
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Can I upload an LPA file (Long Profile) to QGIS

I have a .lpa file that I'd like to upload to QGIS - Can this be done and if so, how? Thanks!
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Creating a line from lots of easting/northing co-ordinates

I have hundreds of easting northing points which I need to join as a single line to show a route. How do I import them and get QGIS to automatically turn them into a line?
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Python error message after download (QGIS 1.8.0/ Windows 7)

Hello to all members of the forum, I downloaded from the OSM website a small area in the neighborhood of Strasbourg, France: X (longitude): 7.6808 7.8216 Y (latitude): 48.5075 48.52 I got the two ...
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Width and distance when using line patterns in QGIS

I am trying to make a cross hatch polygon fill (example link attached) using the values (defined by law) of 0.1mm for line width and 0.8mm for distance between the lines. But I don't get/see any hatch ...
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sub-dividing KML files

I do have a kmz file which marks the boundaries of a larger district and it's sub-districts. Still new to GIS and in the process of getting familiar with QGIS, I wonder can anyone advise me how can I ...
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DXF (points and lines) in QGIS - Doesnt import z coordinates

Trying to get to grips with QGIS, coming from a Mapinfo and Civil3D background. I have a DXF file with points (X,Y,Z) and lines. I want to open this in QGIS and use the interpolate plugin to create ...
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Can I create a cross section from points along a line without using a DEM in QGIS?

I have a set of points perpendicular to a river and would like to present a cross section of them. Like a simple graph in Excell for example, with Z as y axis and distance along the line as the x ...
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QgsMapRenderer to export current extent using PyQGIS

I am trying to accomplish PyQGIS simple map rendering via the QGIS 2.0 Python console, but end up with only a blank image. I've followed instructions of this link. My objective is to export a simple ...
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gdal_translate from within pyqgis [duplicate]

I want to use gdal_translate from within a python script in my plugin qgis2leaf. I've tried with ...
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QGIS: Turning Filter On and Off

When a filter is applied to a layer the layer cannot be edited. Is there any way of quickly turning the filter on or off without entering the Query Builder dialog box and removing the filter?
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How can data of columns of the attribute table be refreshed automatically?

I can't find a solution for an auto-refreshment of attribute table data. F. e. does the data of a shapefile-object (f. e. field calculator - $area) not change, if the geometry of the object is ...
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Qgis - unwanted offset when using raster interpolation plugin

I'm using QGis and I have a set of points with a depth attribute. I'm trying to make an interpolation using the Raster interpolation plugin (Raster -> interpolation -> interpolation). But when I do so ...
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How can I improve the speed at which QGIS 2.4 handles network data? (Seems much slower than 2.2 - even with small datasets)

I recently downloaded and installed QGIS 2.4 Chugiak on a Windows 7 64-bit machine with a quad core processor and 8GB RAM. I'm having a few problems using datasets of all sizes from a network drive - ...
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Resampling with Python console (QGIS): number of parameters

I am trying to resample two raster layers with Python console in QGIS with this code: outputs_0=Processing.runAlgorithm("saga:resampling", ...
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Changing original source projection

I am attempting to match up 2 raster layers, both a OS survey map and some independent survey data. The map I know to be in the correct position, However the survey data shows a layer extent of (layer ...
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Exporting SHP files into Autocad readeable files

I have a full water supply network drawn in a shapefile which I created using Qgis 2.2.0. Now I need to export it into a format that enables me to open it in AutoCAD. I am trying to export it as a dxf ...
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How to force geometry type in (WFS) layer in QGIS

I have an external WFS source serving mixed geometry types - in other words, I have no control of the source. When adding the layer QGIS sets the geometry type to line and thus I am unable to style ...
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Cheaper solution for uploading maps to GPS (forestry maps: roads, trails, hydro, polygons)?

I'm using a QGIS 2.2.0 Valmiera on a Windows 8.1 system Desktop. I'm a forester and I would like to have a cheap solution to load maps into the handheld Garmin 60, 62 or 64 series GPS. Free would be ...
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how to select line segments not overlapped by other layer's lines

I have two shapefiles of forest roads (mostly dirt) from different sources, covering the same area. The goal is to build one shapefile of roads that is the composite of the other two. Layer A is ...
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How to use the MMQGIS plugin through the Python console?

I know how to make Hub Lines using the GUI, I want to know how to do the same using the Python Console, a tutorial would be great. Thank you
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Open Layers Plugin and QGis 2.4 [closed]

I have installed Qgis 2.4 with the stand alone installer and the OSgeo4w too on three different computers. Two have win7 64 and one vista 64. It seems that the Open Layers plugin does not work ...
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Is there a way to QGis read an SDE.ST_GEOMETRY field?

this is the type and name that Qgis displays for me when I connect with a oracle table,it is not displayed as a geo column, there is a setting I'm missing? Can Qgis Read this type of data?
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Using Union on multiple shapefiles to output single result

Using QGIS 2.2 and Python, I would like to use the Union algorithm on multiple shapefiles (contained in a folder TEST) which would then produce single shapefile containing all the data. Currently ...
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How to switch to edit mode vector layers, in pyqt application based on qgis?

I do QGIS based application, I need to implement the ability to modify the geometry of vector layers in manual mode (editing nodes), how to do it?
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How to extend lines from “station line” plugin in QGIS

I'm trying to create cross sections using the station line plugin (and then import them to HEC RAS). But I can't seem to create lines longer than 99.99 meters from each side of my river line. Is this ...
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Low quality legend symbols in QGIS

The legend symbols in my QGIS map composition render very pixelated, like this: However, they render fine for actual point data. They appear this way within map composer, when printing, and when ...
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QGIS copy and paste error: “no features could be successfully pasted”

What does this error message mean, and how can you get more info on what might be the cause? "no features could be successfully pasted" (or more generally, not all of the selected items could be ...
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Why is interpolation adding too much heat

I am interpolating geo data using qgis. The data is in the form of lat,lon,count. The path of the collected data is shown as a mostly transparent line. The resulting heatmap it produces is shown. ...
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from Qgis 2.2 to Garmin Base Camp: how to get rid of the white frame?

I have geo-referenced a raster map in QGIS 2.2 (with the georeferencer plugin) and I can also create a kmz file for my garmin (Dakota20) with GarminustomMap. However the kmz file, as imported in Base ...
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How to exactly georeference in QGIS

When I georeference a raster image in QGIS, it's always a bit displaced as in the attached image (the cyan polygon is the template, the red border is the georeferenced image), although I try to set ...
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Maximize clusters of points from coordinate data

So I am definitely new to the GIS world, so bear with me if I don't know the best way to articulate my problem. That said, I am ready to learn, I would definitely welcome any direction that you all ...
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“Missing dependency.This algorithm cannot be run :-(” QGIS + GRASS Windows 7

Windows 7, OsGeo4W pack installed including QGis 2.4.0 and GRASS. I Qgis when i try to execute a GRASS geoprocessing algorithm i get this popup: "Missing dependency.This algorithm cannot be run :-( ...
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How can I label the pie charts in QGIS so the labels are written under the diagrams?

How can I label the pie charts in QGIS so the labels are written under the diagrams? My pie-charts are representing localities: such as villages, towns, cities. So, I want that their names appear ...
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Why can I not publish from -QGIS Geoserver plugin?

I am following the tutorial at http://qgis.boundlessgeo.com/static/docs/quickstart.html and I get to the step "To publish the project as it is, just select the QGIS project entry in the OpenGeo ...
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How to complete the roads output of PostGIS?

I converted the file I exported from OSM to PostGIS using osm2pgsql. I have opened the table's outputs to QGIS and I saw data are not complete compare to OSM editor view. Most of the roads are broken ...
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How to call the interpolation plugin from the python console?

I would like to call the QGIS interpolation plugin function (TIN method) (Raster->Interpolate) from python console. I can't find the corresponding function within QGIS API or within the ...
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QGIS contour plugin exception struck help

I am a fisheries biologist and I am just getting started with QGIS. I took a few GIS classes in college so my GIS knowledge is not extremely high. On to my question. I am trying to make a depth map ...
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How to open, modify and save a QGIS project with PYQGIS

I need to create a stand-alone script for opening a QGIS template project, modify a layer data source, export the Composition and finally save the modified .qgs project into a new file. So far I have ...
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PostGIS points to multipoint error

I have a table on PostgreSQL 9.2 ("POSTGIS="2.0.1 r9979" GEOS="3.3.3-CAPI-1.7.4" PROJ="Rel. 4.8.0, 6 March 2012" LIBXML="2.8.0""). This is it: CREATE TABLE nearest_point ( id_nearest_point serial ...
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PyQt resources file to display images on QGIS custom feature form

I am having issues creating a PyQt4 resources file to display images in my QGIS 2 custom feature form using Windows XP. These are the steps I followed: -Added QLabel and clicked "choose resource…" ...
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PyQt QTableWidget for QGIS python plugin: infinite loop issue

I'm using PyQt4 and Python 2.7 to develop a plugin for QGIS 2. I have QTableWidgets used to display/compare existing information in the database with newly entered information pertaining to the same ...
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Cropping with GDALWarp in QGIS

I followed this post, the first answer, to clip a USGS Quad in order to remove the borders so that I can tile them. Basically it utilized the lat/long at the corners in a .txt file to import a ...
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How can I project a power line net in QGIS?

I am working with power lines net using the software QGIS. I would like to know which plugins or tools do I need to be able drawing (projecting) them.
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How to set a coordinate transformation GRID

Does anyone know how to set a coordinate transformation in qgis so I can measure the distances in meters or kilometers? If anyone has a clue, would be just great. Thanks!
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Why do I get an error when I try and clip a shapefile to a shapefile using ogr2ogr?

I want to clip a shapefile to a shapefile. The input shapefile is a 1 m vector grid generated in QGIS. The tile I'm clipping to is just a simple polygon (the geometry is contained within the 1 m ...
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How to create .dem file in QGIS?

I have an elevation data in .asc file, but need to convert it to .dem file to later use in COMSOL. However, in Raster--> Analyzes-->DEM I got just error message: ERROR 1: DEM Default Setup: Importing ...
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Possible to run “Merge shapefiles to one” algorithm from Python script?

Developing a python script in QGIS 2.2, I can run algorithms from the Processing plugin fine such as those from QGIS geoalgorithms and SAGA. Can you do the same for the algorithm "Merge shapefiles to ...
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Qgis making a backgound map for topolines on Garmin

Hi I am a new user of QGIS, I would like to make a Background map with Topolines in gmap or img format. So I started off with Opendem shape files. I have sucessfully combined the tiles I want into one ...
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How to programmatically export a composition as image?

QGIS Print Composer has tool "Save As Image" and I found appropriate function in QGIS source code exportCompositionAsImage. Is it possible to get access to existing Print Composer from Python console ...