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Shapefiles not showing in OpenLayers using QGIS export to OpenLayers 3 plugin?

I am new to GISs in general and I am working with QGIS to generate layers to be shown on OSM using OpenLayers. My problem is the following: I have multiple layers in a QGIS project and I want to ...
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PyQGIS: Trying to export layer to shapefile

I´m using python in QGIS 2.2 and struggling with an error trying this: # create layer from text _vlayer = QgsVectorLayer(_ur1, "raw", "delimitedtext") works fine but: # export layer to shape ...
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Transform shapefile to WGS:84 (EPSG: 4326) in Qgis

I am struggeling with an enoying problem here. I received several shapefiles from an colleague that he told me is in WGS:84. If I look at the metadata in Qgis it tells me the following: In layer ...
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How to create a clickable hyperlink in a QGIS form?

I have a hyperlink field in my table. I wish I could go to those addresses without using actions. I want to go directly from the form by clicking on them as happens in a hyperlink. It is possible? ...
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Openlayer georeference location is not correct [closed]

I am running QGIS 2.2, Windows 8.1. I have openlayers plugin installed. None of the openlayer sources display in the correct location. For example, Google hybrid displays multiple worlds tiled ...
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How to use field calculator in QGIS to calculate new coordinates, and use that new columm to geolocate a layer's points

In a separate question, at How to shift a CRS by an observed offset, I asked about shifting a CRS to align the problems aligning data points with a satellite image obtained from OpenLayers. (They ...
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Why can't I add a Spatialite table with clip results in QGIS?

I have 2 layers and I want to make a clip of layer 1 with layer 2 in SpatiaLite (I'm using the DB Manager within QGIS). That's the code I'm using: create table clipped_lines as select * from lines, ...
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What is the “Auto Open Form” checkbox used for?

Windows 7 QGIS 2.6 - 64 bit Feature - Identify Results Could someone help me understand what is "Auto Open Form" checkbox used for.
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Comparing floor and roof areas using QGIS?

I am pretty new in this GIS topic and I would really appreciate if someone can help me with this problem. I am doing a research for university that shall show the available roof area for ...
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Finding census block with highest pop. value within the census tract

In QGIS, I'm trying to plot a centroid of only the census block with the highest population within each census tract. So there should only be one point per tract- that of the block with the greatest ...
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How to determine Affine Transformation Parameters? [duplicate]

I try to use the qgsAffine plugin to do the transformation. But no idea in its usage. Anyone can post an example. Many thanks!! How to find the transformation parameters? I found some posts suggest ...
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how to generate NDVI with multi channel images?

I have a 6 channel proprietary camera and I need to create a NDVI map. I created a map from each band, so now I have 6 files each one on a different band width. How can I proceed now? I am using QGIS ...
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Finding and using data on population density files

I'm attempting to replicate this map for the state of Nevada in QGIS: source: http://www.bostonfed.org/commdev/c&b/2014/spring/map-distance-to-closest-snap-outlet.htm (A SNAP outlet is just a ...
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how to automatically update column based on the second layer, trigger, postgreSQL

I am newbie in postgreSQL. I have 2 tables, observation and landcover, i want to create a trigger which would allowed to update the column observation.land based on the spatial information according ...
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Route and distance measuring

I'm looking for a plugin that can make a route from given GPS points and then calculate the distance of this route. I'm going to create GPS points and import it to Qgis as a GPX file. I know I can ...
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Help getting a Mathematical Representation within a Layer's Attribute Table

I'v been playing around with Vector Coding and was wondering if there was any Plugins out there that might let me represent Vectors within a layer as it's Mathematic attributes in the Layer's ...
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How to create a floor plan KML file from a DXF in QGIS? [duplicate]

I import a building floor plan from DXF format to QGIS. When I export it to KML format and then import it in Google Earth, how can I put the floor plan to my desire building location? MY CRS is WSG84 ...
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What am I doing wrong with QGIS v.clean?

I thought I understood how the GRASS v.clean tool worked in QGIS (in 2.6.1 Brighton) but I keep getting unexpected results and errors with a polygon ShapeFile. I've run the QGIS TopologyChecker with ...
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QComboBox nested within a Qmenu?

Is it possible to nest a QComboBox inside of a Qmenu within QGIS? Below is my current code and an associated screenshot with the unexpected results. (orange = current incorrect placement, green = ...
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Assessing Flood Hazard Risk Zones using DEM

My Question: What is the best effective way to quickly estimate flood hazard risk areas using DEM data? Ideally I am looking for guidance to move forward and perform this process over large areas ...
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Syntax to use when entering geographic data into geography columns via SQLSERVER Management Studio

I am starting to learn about spatially aware databases. I have QGIS 2.61 and SQLserver express 2012. I can set up a table using the SQL Server Management studio GUI and insert a geography column. ...
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How to fix “Unable to load GdalTools plugin. The required ”osgeo [python-gdal]“ module is missing.”

When I start QGIS, it display error message: Unable to load GdalTools plugin. The required "osgeo [python-gdal]" module is missing. Install it and try again. Couldn't load plugin 'processing' from ...
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QGIS plugin select and edit features performance issues

I wrote a plugin for selecting and instant updating the value of the selected feature in the attribute table. I tested with a big shapefile and to select and edit 5 features takes ~5 seconds. Which ...
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How to digitize in stream mode in QGIS, using a tablet?

How to digitize in stream mode in Qgis, using a wacom cintiq tablet? freehand it's no use. i need something like MNDR stream digitizing extension for arcview 3.x, which allows continuous tracing, ...
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Adding shapefile layers in QGIS causes previous layers to disappear

This is my first time having such trouble, but I'm only a casual user. I have a base raster layer of the school I work for and I've been adding vector shapefiles on top of that in separate ...
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How to split a text attribute by characters in QGIS 2.6.0

Is it possible to make a new column, for example named "Test" and store the first part of the column "Name" split by -? See below how it should look like:
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File or personal database in qgis?

is there any database ? I use ArcMap with file geodatabase. But now, i have make project in qgis and i dont know, how to create database.
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QGIS has an automatic way of finding the LS factor?

I wonder if is possible to calculate LS (soil erosion) factor automatically in QGIS? Or at least a way to calculate the length slope?
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QGIS OpenLayers 3 Google Maps not zooming

Google Satellite will not zoom. Although the scale changes as I zoom, as the map is re-rendered, it zooms out to its maximum extent every time. This first happened in the latter part of November ...
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Projection problems when importing .kml from Google Earth to QGIS

I want to open several points that I exported from Google Earth as a .kml in QGIS for further use. I can import the data and the points are displayed but something must be wrong with the projection as ...
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What is a memory vector layer in QGIS?

What is a memory vector layer and how does it relate to the vector layer? Background info: I have a volunteer working with my organization, because of financial reasons we have him using QGIS. He ...
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plugin compile with make would not compile module [closed]

Ubuntu 14.04 QGIS 2.6 PyQt4 I'm following one of many tutorials on 'plugin builder', here is the latest one I'm trying with: http://www.digital-geography.com/build-qgis-plugin/ It all seems very ...
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creating a new vector layer from a part of the current one [duplicate]

I am using qgis 2.6 for the first time. As I was using 2.2 previously, it was easy for me to create a new vector layer from a part of the current layer with the help of option "save selection as a new ...
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Merge Raster Layer Specific Order in Graphic Modeler

I'm using the Graphic Modeler/Processing Modeler to automate a process. The last step in this process is Merging three different Raster Layers. I'm using the "Merge Raster Layers" from Saga 2.0.8. ...
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Plugin to develop composer attribute tables

I have no experience of plugin development, but I'm wondering if it would be possible to write a plugin that solved the issue of multi-line tables in print composer http://hub.qgis.org/issues/10273 I ...
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78% cease calculation and “no message” from QGIS

I'm a total noob. I'm trying to generate an outline of a bunch of elevation lines which i can use to cut into some other elevation lines. I understand that I can buffer and dissolve to get the result ...
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PostGIS cannot create new feature

I have a PostGIS database - using the main user I can create/update new features no worries. I have created a series of new logins and given them all full access to select/insert/update etc all the ...
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Print large land area using QGIS 2.6.1 Brighton

I have a rectangular area of approximately 10km x 20km and I wish to print this to A0. (I will select a scaled portion of this area - most of it - that matches the A0 page size) I have a few layers ...
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Azimuthal orthographic projection QGIS2.6

I'm trying to create a globe view in QGIS2.6 with an Azimuthal Orthographic projection using NaturalEarth's 110m countries dataset. I'm following Hamish Campbell's blog post instructions that have ...
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Shifted tiles in QGIS with mbtiles

I'm confused because of the representation of mbtiles files in QGIS. It seems that the whole grid is shifted by about 3 m to the south. So far I can observe this behavior only in the context of ...
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How to create a mosaic in QGIS with cutline and feathering for Landsat-8 imagery

1 - I have two scenes Landsat-8 RGB 6/5/4 and I need to mosaic them: 2- This is my cutline in polygon format that will smooth the overlapping area: 3 - So, I need to create a mosaic with ...
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How to align QGIS legend items to the right?

Is there a way to align QGIS map composer legend items to the right, for right-to-left languages? There is only a title alignment option. Furthermore, I found this ticket from 4 years ago regarding ...
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How to compute areas where the value in one layer is smaller than in another layer?

I have two vector layers, one contains actual values (in this case % cover of native species), the other contains target vales of the same attribute. the polygons are not always of the same geometry. ...
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Join/convert points to polygons

(I am using QGIS 2.6 Brighton) I have 2 shps, one points and another one polygons. I need to make them one. Is there a way to join them or convert the points to polygons? Vonoroi doesnt work for me ...
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How to zoom past 1:1433 with Openlayers plugin in QGIS 2.6?

I am editing the polygon shape file in QGIS 2.6 with the projection of "USA_Contiguous_Equidistant_Conic" but i can't able to zoom in the open layers like Google maps and bing maps morethan 1:1433 ...
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Field Calculator stopped working

The field calculator seems to have stopped working for one of my attribute tables (it works fine on others). No matter what I get it to express (I've tried simply 2*2, just as a test) it just produces ...
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How to Create a Minimum Bounding Polygon in QGIS [duplicate]

Does anybody know how to create a "minimum bounding polygon" from a set of polygons in QGIS or elsewhere? For example, in the figure below I can create a Convex Hull per the purple outline, but I'm ...
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Print Composer: Finder window disappearing when pressing save button?

I recently updated to 2.6.1 (using mac OS 10.10.1). When I'm in print composer, and I try to save my map (or open a new file, or do anything that brings up a finder window), the window disappears ...
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How to simplify polygon shapefile and maintain topology? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a straightforward answer that actually works...not a 'duplicate question' flag. None of the other solutions posted in similar threads actually work...they all have dead-end answers ...
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Snapping while measure in QGIS?

I've been reading here and there that snapping while measuring should work in QGIS, but i can not make it work for the life of me. https://hub.qgis.org/issues/8537 All the snapping options are set ...