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Is it possible to connect to FEMA's WMS and WFS using QGIS?

I have just found out about the wonderful world of WMS and WFS. I have added the FEMA versions of both to QGIS. WMS and WFS. The WMS seems to connect and adds something to QGIS, yet it is not visible. ...
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How to share ArcMap shapefiles with QGIS?

I'm trying to send a ArcMap 10 shapefile for a QGIS user and something happens with attribute table during the process. Columns will be rearranged, hidden digits will appear to coordinate columns and ...
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Can I create a reusable text annotation style in QGIS?

I want to create a fairly simple map with a few locations emphasized using annotations. I don't like the default annotation formatting: So, I've reformatted the annotation background color, ...
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Ortho Projection produces artifacts

I`m trying to create a sphere-like view using qgis and the "world from space"-projection http://spatialreference.org/ref/sr-org/6980/ (essentialy an ortho-projection). ArcGIS wraps the shapes ...
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Using 3d Polyline in QGIS to calculate Volume?

This question may be completely off the mark. I have a survey drawing in DWG format, I use AutoCAD 2d but the survey was created in LSS. The Countour lines in the DXF have XYZ coordinates. Firstly ...
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How to automate creation of PNG maps using Python?

I have a project with 50 vector layers and I have done custom styling for them. Now I want to make around 30 png files with different xmin, ymin, xmax, ymax. The output size (png) should be width ...
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What are the set of projections that can be accurately georeferenced using polynomial 2?

Background I'm starting with a map from the internet (Encyclopedia Britannica) and georeferencing it using QGIS 2.0.1, I get really accurate georeference solution using polynomial 2 transformation: ...
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QGIS 2.0 Plug In Repository - How to Set Parameters to qgis=1.8

A number of very useful QGIS plug ins available in 1.8 are not available in 2.0. Is there a way to set the parameter page in "Repository Details" to 1.8 so I can access the 1.8 plug ins and check ...
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Python error with open layers plugin QGIS 2

I've been using QGIS for a while but since using QGIS 2 the OpenLayers plugin doesn't work for me on my home pc. (However, I have installed the same version at my workplace with success.) I have ...
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Find GPS midpoint and SD of GPS coordinate along a certain heading in QGIS

I have a set of GPS coordinates (x, y) along with heading information. The heading for these coordinates is more or less the same and the coordinates are within a few meters of each other. How can I ...
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Which data providers support loading attribute tables without geometry?

I have a table in Memory from a cx_Oracle query (a list of rows, and a list of field names and their types) in my python plugin and I want to load it as a geometry-less layer (Attribute table) in ...
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How do I run the nvis tool in QGIS GRASS?

I am trying to follow this workflow: [How to generate a DEM from a countour Shapefile?] and it's running fine, and when I hit view output or view results I end up with a flat raster with shading ...
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problem on loading kriging outputs [duplicate]

My problem is the following: everytime i run ordinary kriging or other interpolation techniques i obtain this error message from QGIS Notice that these are the details for SAGA I would like a ...
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How to create DEM from contours without ArcGIS Spatial Analyst licence?

I'm trying to create a 3d DEM/DTM from a flat contour shapefile which has height data attached to each contour, but I'm not sure how to do this? I've found this post, on creating a dem from contours ...
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Can QGIS display projected coordinate system for map, at same time as lat/long graticule and scalebar in km? [closed]

I am aware of this question, which was posted a year ago, but its accepted answer appears to be a workaround rather than a solution to the issue which is the subject of this Question. I wish to ...
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Export data of points and polygons which are intersected

I have a shp file of roughly 100 Polygon. I also have a corresponding list (including X,Y data) of about 3000 points, in a csv file. Overlayed within QGis the 100 polygons contain about 90% of the ...
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Is it possible to calculate a value based on values of another row?

I have a point shape file in qgis. For one of the attributes, I would like to offset the values, i.e. the value for point 1 goes to point 10, the value for point 2 goes to point 11 and so on. I see ...
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No module named pyspatialite- plugin:Qspatialite, OpenSUSE 13.1

I cannot run the plugin because of module missing. I can't find that module in the OpenSuse repository, and python community repository. I'm using QGIS 2,0 and OpenSuse 13,1 Where can I find ...
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How can I add height data to a polyline in QGIS?

I want to place a polyline at the correct altitude in QGIS. Is that possible and how do I do this? What I have is a polyline (railroad) and I want to add information on the electrics above the ...
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How do I use the Natural Earth SQLite DB with QGIS?

I just downloaded the Natural Earth data in SQLite format from http://www.naturalearthdata.com/downloads/. I had assumed that this would be a SpatiaLite database, but it appears not to be! QGIS is ...
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how to tidy up line intersections

I am very new to QGIS so please bear with me. I am using version 2.0. I am trying to tidy up lines that I have collected using a vertex function on my gps. When I zoom in to the map in QGIS it shows ...
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How to select a multiple field value by expression from the same layer in QGIS?

Using QGIS in the operation 'select by expression' how is the correct expression to select multiple field value? ex. City NAME = ROME and NAPLES (expression is invalid)
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Clustering a number of points with the same coordinate around a central point

Is there a plugin in QGIS to randomly distribute points with the same coordinates around the coordinate? Similar to the "shift point plugin", but instead of producing a circle of points the points are ...
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Question about quantum gis, and importing csv point data

I'm trying to add some point data from a csv file (it's in decimal degree lat lon) and overlay over road data that I already have added. The problem is that I can't get it to line up. I'm sure I'm ...
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QGIS 2.0 Plug Repository Connection Failed

I'm trying to connect to the QGIS Official Plugin Repository but the status within the Plugin Manager window is always"unavailable" for the URL - http://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/plugins.xml. I'm ...
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How can I create a form so the user has to be authenticated to access a project?

I have a login form in QGIS and when it is loaded, python gives me an error for, apparently, not recognizing the findchild part. This is due to the fact that the form isn't loaded before the script is ...
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Missing lxml in QGIS 2

I made a QGIS plugin in QGIS 1.8 doing a lot of XSLT transformation and other XML handling with the library lxml. After upgrading to QGIS 2.0 this plugin does not work anymore: "ImportError: No ...
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3D Polygon Layer Stack with QGIS

I was curious if there is a way, or plugin to visualize a 3D polygon layer stack in QGIS (or another open source package). I have looked at NViz, but it only seems to work for rasters. I have a ...
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QGIS 2.0.1-3 not opening

I've excitedly just downloaded the latest version of QGIS 2.0.1-3 (QGIS Dufour) and now it won't open. I performed the exact same process last night (without problem) on my home laptop (64-bit OS ...
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How to get estimates of areas of overlapping polygons in one shp to another?

Sorry for my ineptitude, but I have two vector shape files of Africa. One has polygons of countries, and one has polygons of tribes a long time ago. What I want to do is to find the intersection of ...
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Unable to render layers in MapCanvas using PyQGIS/PyQt4

I am trying to get some layers into a MapCanvas and style them. I am following the PyQgis Cookbook info here but my code is just not working. I've been spinning my wheels on this for over a week now ...
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How to select vector features with partial (>33%) overlap with another vector feature?

I have a grid and a range map, and would like to select those grid squares which overlap at least 33% with the range map. The range map is a single vector feature. (I'm new to QGIS but have some Arc ...
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Convert Graphics to Vector in QGIS

I am wondering if there is a way to convert a graphic produced from symbology in QGIS to a vector layer (ie: shapefile). I have a point layer with bearing direction in the attribute table. Following ...
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Unable to load PostGIS vector layer into QGIS using python cookbook recipe

I'm having trouble loading a PostGIS layer using Dufour (from osgeo4w), using the guide at http://www.qgis.org/en/docs/pyqgis_developer_cookbook/loadlayer.html. I just get the 'invalid layer' message. ...
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Is there no editmode for CSV files? [duplicate]

I load a delimited text layer and it get's visuialized. Unfortunatly I don't know why I can't switch to edit mode. I already worked with similar .CSV files in edit mode before, under the same setup :( ...
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Linking data to road colour scheme

I'm getting started with a qgis map showing the quality of roads in my town. I have various data which create an index of 1-5. How do I link this index data to road data in a map, showing the bad ...
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How can I change the NoData value in QGIS 2.x using the python console

I'm trying to add a NoData value to a single band raster image in QGIS 2.0 using the python console but can't find the right bit of code to do it. Here's what I see on the console: >>> ...
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How to label vector features programmatically?

I am using python for QGIS 2.0.1 and I have a vector layer of points representing the positions of state labels. I want to display the 'state abbreviation' attribute on the corresponding point for ...
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How to use SAGA ShapesToGrid via Processing in a Python plugin?

I run these lines in my code: vectorlayer_vector = ftools_utils.getVectorLayerByName(inputLayer) Elevation = self.lineAttrib.currentText() cellSize = int(self.linePix.value()) outPath = ...
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Problem loading view from postgres

My problem is loading view table from Postgres. Here is my view table: SELECT h1.gid, h1.st_buffer FROM vmo_buffer_2m h1 LEFT JOIN vodomjeri h2 ON st_intersects(h1.st_buffer, h2.geom) WHERE ...
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How to define a line's width graduated by its attributes?

I have a line shapefile with lots of lines that have different attribute values. I want to present these lines in different widths according to their attribute values without classes but a graduated ...
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Accessing existing instance of qgis from stand-alone python script

For my own data analysis pipeline, I am running a split screen setup with iPython notebooks on one side, generating variables from source data, pushing them to a csv file which qgis then reads/joins ...
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Data defined label alignment option greyed out on new Quantum GIS Dufour

I am trying to customise the positioning of labels in relation to points in a vector file layer in the new QGIS 2.0. In QGIS 1.8 I was able to enter two customised X/Y columns in the attribute ...
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Interpolation without a point layer in QGIS

I have a vector layer with incidence data (i.e. frequencies) and I made a graded color map from this using the above frequencies. Now I am looking forward to creating an interpolated (kriging) map ...
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Select Expression and Field Calculator in ONE STEP with QGIS

I have an Open Street Map Shapefile and i want to use Field Calculator to add information to a field called a800900 according to the field TYPE of street, by different area (field called ID_2). The ...
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Does QGIS feature a tool like ArcGIS Data Driven Pages?

Has QGIS progressed to the point of having a Data Driven Pages type tool set yet? Or perhaps something similar to the old DS MapBook pre arcgis 10?
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How to Export/Print/Save CMYK colored map to SVG, PDF, or PRN/EPS file

I am a beginner using QGIS 2.0.1 on Windows. Following Data-defined Styles in QGIS I fill CMYK values on my map layers, but I cannot Export/Print/Save CMYK to SVG, PDF, or PRN/EPS file. I see only ...
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How to calculate weighted mean coordinates with negative weights in QGIS?

Hi, I'm pretty new to prof. GIS, but have OSM experience. So if I just miss something obvious, please don't punish me :) I have a .CSV file with measurements of wifis along a track. I like to guess ...
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Style Manager Symbols and Ramps Missing in QGIS 2.0 [duplicate]

This is very frustrating. I already posted a question about the missing color ramps in QGIS 2.0. I´ve even installed the development version without success. No color ramps available, and I have to ...
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Standalone applications using QGIS and environment variables

I've tried going through IRC to see if people can help me out with this, but the medium seems a little clumsy for making any answers clear, so I'm going to try this instead. I would like to program a ...