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QGIS: circular buffers

I have a coastal line layer ( us-medium-shoreline from http://shoreline.noaa.gov/data/datasheets/medres.html ), which is loaded into a project with On-The-Fly reprojection ( WGS 84 / World Mercator ...
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QGIS: custom build, python error

I have built qgis source on windows 7. Libs have been downloaded from osgeow4 site. I even installed postgress as a standalone. I am getting this error when the app launches.. File ...
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Script not processing shapefiles from one folder to another

I am working on a script which takes shapefiles from one folder called "Original files", process them and then output the results into another folder named "Processed files. I asked a question on how ...
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Cost_Matrix Distance: Vehicle routing problem!

I'd like to calculate the "real distance" between one source and many targets, such as we do in the "vehicle routing problem", in order to get the matrix distance at the end. after using the osm2po, ...
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QGIS heatmap misplaced over dataset [duplicate]

First of all I'm a complete noob when it comes to QGIS so maybe thats the reason why I cannot find anything on this on google (or is this due to the 2.8.1 compatebility issue?). My issue is that when ...
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Batch export QGIS for various locations

I have the data for several cities in a layer. I'd like to run a batch export, that goes through a list and zooms in on one city (coordinate + zoomlevel), then the next, etc and exports each results ...
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MMQGIS:Create:Hub Distance: Output shapefile in wrong coordinate system

I have a QGIS-project that is completely in EPSG:31467 - DHDN / Gauss-Kruger zone 3. It consists of random points (camera traps) surrounded by a polygon (forest edge). I already converted the polygon ...
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Thin black line get grey when using composite pattern

I have noticed a couple times that if I set pen width of line smaller than 0.20 the line is no longer black. It is clear that the line does not just look gray because it is thin, the line is changing ...
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differences in distance between shapely and geopy

I am getting totally different distances from shapely and geopy. On one hand - it makes total sense, shapely measures on a plane and geopy measures on a spheroid. But the differences are so dramatic, ...
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Attribute table not updating after QGIS field calculator used? [closed]

Using QGIS 2.8.1 i am trying to update an attribute table using the field calculator. its a vector layer of vegetation communities. i am trying to update the area fields in the table. The output ...
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Rename layers with script

Just discovered Qgis and really impressed! I've not formal GIS training so rely on Google to figure stuff out. I'm using the SHP files made available by the Canadian Government as part of their ...
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Getting weird lines in Print Composer QGIS

I am working with QGis 2.8 and want to use the print composer to create a jpg image. I used this PlugIn (https://github.com/jdugge/ClipToHemisphere) to create the globe. The graticules I created the ...
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Reproject before a Spatial Join

I have one polygon file containing all German municipalities as well as a point file. For each municipality, I would like to compute the average of a certain attribute of all points within the ...
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Georeferencer does not open when clicked

Since a week my raster georeferencer is not opening when I click it. I have made sure it is checked in the plugins collection and have tried re-installing the newest version of QGIS, yet also in this ...
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Merging ShapeFiles with QGIS for UK counties

I want to draw a map for all the counties of the UK including Northern Ireland. Since I cannot find a source of counties including both Northern Ireland and Britain, I tried to merge two shapefiles ...
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Where is the python library of QGIS 2.8

where is the Python library for QGIS 2.8 on a mac (10.10)? I cannot find it... sys.path in the QGIS python console gave me some path, but where the interesting part is happening it replaces the ...
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Representing overlapping polylines in QGIS

I have several shapefiles representing bus lines with different colors for each segment, however, because the lines are exactly superposed, only the shapefile on top can be seen. Is there a way to ...
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Proof low deviations in DEM compared to point dataset

I am not sure how to achieve the following consistently: I have a regular distributed point dataset (surface elevations). From this I derived several DEM using QGIS IDW Interpolation method. Now I ...
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3d model to point cloud

Excepting FME, is there a way to convert 3d model to point cloud?
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Convert Zip+4 to Lat-Long

I have a need to convert about 1 million Zip+4 records to Latitude/Longitude for mapping but cannot find anything that is granular enough in output. Is there an easy way to convert this information?
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Programmatically grouping multiple layers into separate groups using QGIS?

I'm trying to group a large number of layers together based on a common portion of name string. They are a mix of polygons and points. I would like to create individual groups by using part of the ...
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force QGIS-labels behind polygon areas

Is it possible to force labels behind a polygon dataset. In my case I want to put 50% transparent polygons onto areas, which are shown "inactive" on maps. Unfortunately, some feature labels are shown ...
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dxf-Export is not readable in BricsCad

With the QGIS 2.8 dxf-Export it is not possible to open these files in BricsCad (a CAD-Programm which is very similar to AutoCad). the dxf-Export from GIS 2.8 and import in BricsCad looks like!(not ...
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Using the phase 1 habitat styles?

I am utilising the phase 1 habitat styles and wanted to show 'mixed scattered trees' which is essentially a layer with two different types of green dot. I cannot figure out how to do this and also ...
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extracting the outline of raster imagery using GDAL

Salams I want some help regarding developing a method using GDAL to extract and represent the footprint of any raster file (or group of raster data) in a vector format... any ideas please ??
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Graphical modeler in QGIS. I can't find a model [duplicate]

I'm a doing a tutorial for QGIS and at one point I have to use 'Join attributes by location' model but I do not find it in the Graphical modeler. Does it have to be there? I have to download it from ...
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qgis-bin.exe - System Error

I'm running QGIS 2.8 Wien on Windows 8.1. I got this error: The program can't start because qgis_core.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem. I ...
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QGIS distance matrix: wrong metric distance

I used the lineair distance matrix tool in QGIS 2.6 My coordination system is metric (national Dutch RD new) The results have the wrong decimals, as shown below. How can I fix this? (showing unique ...
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How to define layer in QGis like in AutoCad?

I have imported a dxf file into QGis. While the importing processes split my dxf file into three layers - Point, Linestring and Polygon, which are different from the layer in AutoCad. I found the ...
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QGIS Georefencer Failed to compute GCP transform

I am a new QGIS user. I am trying to georeference a scanned paper map. After uploading map to the georeferencing utility and assigning 12 ground control points to map and assigning a datum I get a ...
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Cost Distance Analyst In QGIS?

Are there any tools, plugins or methods in QGIS which allows for an analysis of the best path between two points using least cost path method? As shown below ArcGIS has several distance tools.
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convert .shp to .gpx with selected attributes [duplicate]

I am working with QGIS 2.6/2.8 (1.8 is installed too). Right now I am planning an inventory and want to convert a .shp file to a .gpx including the Column "fid" from the attribute table. Is there a ...
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how to color polygons with random color in QGIS

I have a map with a large number of polygons that I want to colour individually for display purposes. There is not particular pattern required, only to present them as individual catchments in a ...
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Visualizing multitemporal rasters scenes, side-by-side in QGIS?

I have to classify land cover/change every 2 months. Every 2 months about 5000 random selected points are classified, using L7/L8 images. For this, images from 5 different dates are show, ...
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Creating Mapbook with Hyperlink texts in PDF using QGIS Atlas?

I'm using QGIS 2.8.1 Atlas and creating a mapbook using a grid layer that has an attribute with a URL in it. I want to use the URL in the attribute to be a hyperlink in the PDF once its published. ...
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Why is QGIS map not sharp when Printing it?

This is my first project so please bear with me! I have downloaded the OS StreetView Map and loaded it in to QGIS, the map is 1:10000. I am running a 27" Mac, but when I view the map on screen at ...
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How do I remove the group name in the QGIS legend renderer

I am using QGIS 2.8.1 and the print composer to create a map for export. There is a lot of positive things to be said about the QGIS print composer. It gives the user good access to the rendering. I ...
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How to create several maps showing different layers but the same area?

I know about the print composer's atlas generation tool, which allows users to create multiple maps that show the same layers/features but different geographical areas. What I am looking for is a ...
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QGIS plugin saving layerstyle

I tried to use: Error = "" vLayer.saveStyleToDatabase ("styleName", "description", True, "", Error) in a python-plugin for QGIS 2.6 to save the data but no success. No error is written. First of ...
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View feature space for multi-band files

I am trying to plot a feature space (scatter plot) for some SPOT images in QGIS 2.8.1. I know a histogram is available in the file properties, but I want to plot eg. Band 1 vs Band 2 to see the ...
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Is it possible to edit qgis features in the web client by using Qgis server?

I am new to qgis and I am trying to build a application which runs on web by using qgis server Is it possible to edit features or adding feature on web by using Qgis server. Thanks in advance...
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Google+ photo in Qgis

I'm trying to use the kml file in qgis but only the html code is being stored in the attribute table. How to show the uploaded image(Google+) in qgis. It works fine in Google earth.
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Converting DEM to Floating Point Raster (FLT) using QGIS?

I am looking to convert a .DEM exported from AutoCad to a floating point raster file type (.FLT) utilizing QGIS to implement in HEC-RAS Mapper. This is accomplished easily in Arc using the ...
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Generating a plot by varying the buffer around each point

I want to create a plot like this: Basically, I have a bunch of points (properties), some of which have (and some of which don't) have Property X (e.g., a fence). I want to find out how the ...
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Clipping vector data (Point) with one class in symbolised raster

I have some .asc raster data I symbolised with ranges in two classes. Say 2.145 to 10.000 and 10.001 to 30.1254. Now I want to clip vector data with the area covered by 2.145 to 10.000. How can I ...
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How to make maps out of imagery?

I am working for a client and we chose to use OpenGeoSuite as our system. Our client will be flying a plane over farm land capturing images that we need to put in our system. From my understanding ...
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Export GIS data to interactive report

Hopefully this is a GIS question although it crosses boundaries: I'm looking into the possibility of creating an all-in-one portable report derived from data compiled in GIS. This would contain a ...
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Add QGIS raster layer to Google Maps API

Is it possible to add a hosted QGIS Raster layer into a Google Map? Thanks.
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Problem with QGIS raster interpolation from a point shapefile after duplicating the shapefile

Let me explain a problem I had with QGIS to see if somebody else has experience it. I created a raster from a point shapefile through the Raster-> Interpolation menu with no problems. After that, I ...
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How to change the data type of columns of a vector layer in qgis?

Is it possible to change the data type and attributions of data in qgis? Almost all of the variables which contains numbers should be changed in all of my vectors. In ArcGis the data type is ...