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Alternate option for a Data Player plugin for GPS in qgis

I found a plugin for QGIS to play a GPS Track. (Data player plugin).The Problem is I can not read .gpx File with this plugin. Is there another option?
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Connect QGIS to MSSQL view (i.e. not a table)

I've got a MSSQL view containing data I want to show in QGIS. The view transforms a BLOB field containing WKB that is in one of my tables into a SQL geometry, which QGIS will be able to display. ...
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CAD Like functions in QGIS

Is it possible for a script to be built that will use a reference point and have it draw several polygons based on distance and bearing, then assess the terrain under the polygon for highest obstacles ...
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Trouble with polygon to polygon “Join attributes by location”

I have two polygon vector layers - one of census tracts and one of water bodies. I would like to join a particular attribute from the water bodies table to each census tract, with the output being the ...
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Put color for raster data(aspect.tif) on QGIS1.8.0

I create aspect.tif from DEM file. I could put the values(0 to 360)from contrast enhancement. I could set color from color map(freakout or Pseudocolor). In here, the data is shown by only 4 colors. I ...
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QGIS Categorized Style: Rearranging values so that it doesn't go 57,58,59,6,60,61

I have a a column of data that I'm trying to display in the Categorized Style but when QGIS orders the values it ranks them, for example, 57, 58, 59, 6, 60, 61, 62.... Is there a way to rank them in ...
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The number of digit of decimal point when you calculate area of polygon in QGIS1.8.0

I would like to change the number of digit of decimal point when I calculate area. For example Now: 32.456677 Ideal: 32.46 I try to adjust "output field width" and "Precision" These don't work well. ...
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Create a new vector layer that fills space between other polygons in QGIS

I inherited a clipped (500m radius) land cover map containing vector layers of different land cover categories such as buildings, grass, roads, etc from a colleague. The empty (white) space in ...
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Can this WPS be used in QGIS?

is it possible to integrate the following WPS-LINK in QGIS? http://gdz.bkg.bund.de/wps_koordtrans?REQUEST=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WPS
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How to add point coordinates to a non geo-referenced csv file?

I have a csv file with information but not georeferenced. I'd like to load it in QGIS and add points (with coordinates) in the same file and later save as a shapefile. Is there any way to doing that ...
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Using field calculator to delete specific contours

I have 3 contour shapefiles with 25m, 50m and 100m equidistance. Now I want to delete in the 25m-shp-file every **50m and **00m contour and in the 50m-shp-file every **00 contour. How can I show them ...
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Why can't I see some polygon labels?

I create some features of polygon. And then, I put label with labeling from tool bar. I could confirm label of few features. On the other hand, I could not see the label of another features. I try ...
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How to prepare road network for routing in QGIS or GRASS

I have been working on a road network and I want to run shortest path algorithms on it. One problem is that some lines come very close to each other, but are not connected. Is there a way to connect ...
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Gravity/Huff model tools

I am looking for a way to simulate a gravity model using a point-based layer. All my points are assigned a z-value and the higher this value, the larger is their "sphere of influence". This influence ...
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Is QGIS Supported on Windows 8?

Can QGIS be installed on Windows 8? I'm going to buy a laptop with Windows 8, but I have no idea if Windows 8 can run QGIS.
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What's the Workflow for buffering in meters/km using WGS84 layers?

I'm a little bit new to GIS, so bear with me a minute.... I'm using QGIS 1.7.4-Wroclaw and working with an SHP layer in WGS84. I want to buffer out to a certain number of kilometers from this layer ...
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Raster menu does not have any tools in QGIS

in raster menu in QGIS, only raster calculator is available, how to get other tools, like wrap (reproject) please see the image for help. help me to get this.
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QGis Making Column Value of Attribute table unique

For a shapefile, I have a field named id with the following contents in it: 1 1 2 2 I want to make these values unique such as: 1 2 3 4 Is there any way to achieve this in Quantum GIS (using any ...
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How to best execute the same query on many different vector layers?

I have some vector layers in my project and I need to separate the polygones by area (I need a copy of all shapes > 2ha). I know how to do this for each separate layer (query) but is the a tool to do ...
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Export to new projection in QGIS 1.8

I would like to use QGIS to convert a CSV file from UTM to lat/long. I imported the CSV file with the "Add Delimited Text Layer" plugin. This works fine, the data looks like it is projected properly ...
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How do I use QGIS python console to iterate through simple layer queries and png outputs?

I'm really new to QGIS coding and I'm having a hard time finding (especially) the api classes/functions to carry out actions of the Query Builder window. I'm basically trying to do this: Iterate ...
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What tool do I need to have satellite background images to draw features of a postgis database?

What tool do I need to have satellite background images to draw features of a postgis database? I looked about Geomajas but seems very complex for what I'm trying to do. I have osm data imported in ...
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How to filter layer of osm data?

I have a table osm_roads that has a column named geometry geometry geometry(LineString,900913). If I want to filter a city to draw districts, I cannot do it by geographic coordinates? What if in ...
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How do I copy all feature attributes to a feature in a new layer?

I'm trying to create a new layer in QGIS based on an existing layer. The new features should have all the attributes of the corresponding features in the original layer. I've been trying to use ...
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How to fix the “The inserted Ring is not contained in a feature”?

I am trying to add a ring in a feature in a shapefile. This feature is a single part feature but has already a few rings. When I try to add the new ring, I have the error message : "The inserted Ring ...
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Can python read the value of a cell in a spreadsheet? [closed]

Can python read the value of a cell in a spreadsheet? The simplest example would be a script that ran a buffer tool on a given shapefile. For the distance parameter, instead of just using a number ...
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shapefiles in QGIS and ArcGis

Hi I'm working with a set of shapefiles and have some problems with the "align" of them in QGis when I load Openlayeres to reference some points. OLs has an straight horizontal baseline but the ...
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Can QGIS be installed on a Server

My question is whether QGIS can be downloaded and installed on a server for multi-user access. Rather than installing the software locally, can QGIS be stored on a server and accessed by many?
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Creating seperate layers out of one big polygon shape by using attributes

I try to explain may problem. I have a big polygon shape (> 200 fields). I have the owners of these fields in a column. I need the seperated shapes for each owner. Is there a tool to do that? Is it ...
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Making Multipart Features to Unique features

I have a layer with two lines crossing over each other. I create intersection point over them and then create a buffer for a specified distance and then using difference tool, I delete the buffer ...
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estimated population around a point qgis

I have a shapefile with points distributed in a polygon. The points are post office locations within a census district. How can I estimate if the post office is a representation of the concentration ...
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Calculate number of people within 50 km of a point

I have two data sets: World population (raster) in EPSG:4326, from http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/gpw-v3-population-density-future-estimates/data-download A shp file with points ...
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Where is the default QGIS Point layer style .qml file installed in Win 32?

Where is the default QGIS Point layer style .qml file installed in a Windows 32 bit installation? I have done a search on *.qml and can only find four python plugins styles.
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How to get a list of distinct values from a shapefile field using QGIS?

I have a shapefile whose features I can filter by specifying a where clause in the query dialogue. F.x. I have a field named 'city_name' and by stating 'city_name = "London"' in the where clause only ...
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How to set a default raster style?

Most of my layers in Qgis are shapefiles but I have some raster data which is terrain relief shadings that are GeoTIFFs. In order to save a lot of time with the default colour and density that Qgis ...
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How to create different diameter circles round points?

I want to map a tree survey. I am thinking that I will plot positional points of the trees and then add other data like tree type etc. to the attribute table later. Is there a way I can have an ...
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What is the most appropriate journal for publishing a paper about data collection with QGIS and mobile equipment?

I am a QGIS user, and a few months ago, we used QGIS on a PC Tablet to collect data on nesting birds on a cliff directly on the field. The principle is to have QGIS installed on a PC-Tablet with an ...
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What's the purpose of wms_metadata.xml and admin.sld?

I've installed QGIS Server and it works fine. But in /usr/lib/cgi-bin/ folder I've found 2 additional files - wms_metadata.xml and admin.sld. What is the purpose of these file? I've never used them.
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How to perform repetitive tasks in QGIS?

I am trying to do a treatment on many feature files, so I would like to automate it. In fact, I have one shapefile with the spatial distribution of some species, and one with vegetation type. I ...
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Why are some SVGs not displayed properly in print composer?

I am having weird problem with adding .svg to qgis print composer. I have done some smaller symbols before in inkscape and they work - however the latest one displayed itself as huge black square. I ...
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Is it possible to do spatial interpolation using points in a field?

I would like to use Quantum instead of ArcGIS to make field map but before, I need to know if its possible to do spatial interpolation with definited points in a field (ex. pH points). Is there a ...
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How to create one KML per polygon (from one Shapefile)?

I have a shapefile containing hundreds of polygons. I need to create a kml of each of the polygon. Is there any way that I may not have to deal each polygon individually and my polygon file may give ...
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QGis 1.8 fails to rotate point geometries with rule-based style

I have to do some visualizations in QGIS (1.8.0) and up to now I've been very happy with the new Dialog "Layer Properties -> Style", using the rotation-field to rotate Point-Geometries visualized by a ...
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QGIS printing to file, shading?

Hi I am not even sure how to ask this question and I have googled what i think is wrong with no success. When i create a map with different shadings on it, it looks perfect until it is wrote to pdf. ...
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Joining intersected polylines using rules based rendering [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Setting rendering order of line layers in QGIS I have trouble getting two intersecting polylines to look like they were joined at rendering. I am using rules based ...
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What is the best way to connect spatial data with attributes in Excel table?

I have many attributes which are stored in an Excel table. They refer to USA counties. I need to somehow connect those attributes to polygons in some format (don't know which is the best) and ...
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Problems with NAD27 projection in QGIS

I have some data that is in NAD27, but I am having a hard time displaying it in QGIS. I think that the problem is with the CRS. I cannot seem to find the correct NAD27 option. The closest one seems ...
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How can I avoid reprojection gaps when merging DEM rasters?

I have two raster DEMs in same resolution I want to bring together. I was using the merge-function in SAGA, GRASS and QGIS but I always get the following result: What do I need? Where could the ...
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Revealing the different layers of a shape file in QGIS

Shapefile I am referring to is 'NUTS_RG_03M_2010' which is together with several other Shapefiles available in a ZIP file on the Eurostat web site. the ZIP file the available map sets at Eurostat I ...
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How do you normalize a field in Qgis symbology?

I'm trying to normalize a field in symbology in Qgis but there is no normalization option like in Arc. I've tried to add a field to the attribute table and use the field calculator to do the ...