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Microsoft Access mdb “is not a valid or recognized data source” in QGIS

The answer to RyanDalton's question "Can QGIS read an ODBC connection?" explains how to establish a link in QGIS with an MS-Access table. Following his steps, I can establish an ODBC link (I ...
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Merge two rasters with no data value

I have two rasters: Raster A and B. Raster A has has only values of 0. The white area in Raster B are No Data values. I want to merge them to one raster (Raster C). So basically I want all pixels in ...
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How to compile QGIS with Oracle Spatial support for Linux?

I compiled it on Fedora and Ubuntu, but got error "Cannot get Oracle select dialog from provider." while trying to add Oracle layer. Packages in repositories don`t have oracle spatial support. Can ...
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Saving edits slowing down (QGIS 2.01)

QGIS 2.01 on Windows 8 I have a polygon layer which I edit in QGIS 2.01. Editing (cutting, deleting, editing new polygons with attributes) works fine. I am saving the changes after every edit or so ...
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Changing unit of area from unknown unit to square meters

I am using QGIS 1.8 and I have this polygon. I want to know the area of this polygon and I have used field calculator and it shows my area as 651692439. Under the general tab, CRS is EPSG:4326 - WGS ...
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Make a polygon from intersecting lines in QGIS, using Polygonize or similar?

In QGIS, I want to make polygons from a set of intersecting lines. Looking at the screenshot here, I want chop the purple line (it's a closed line, not a polygon) where it crosses the green and blue ...
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How can I get repeated vector grid in horizontal direction?

I need to get repeated vector grid layer in horizontally direction. I created many polygon vector grid layers, and their extents as listed bellow (Xmin-Ymin, Xmax-Ymax): Layer 1: 5910000 3040000 ...
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Obtain Longitude/Latitude Values and Export Data From QGIS

I have a CSV file with address data elements (Street# and Name, City, State, Zip). I'd like to be able obtain corresponding X,Y coordinate for each of the address? How do I achieve this using QGIS? ...
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How to split lines into equal segments with QGIS?

I'm attempting to split a curved (wiggle) line into equal length segments. Have used Grass's v.split which works to a degree but does not provide the output I'm after. v.split will extract segmented ...
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How can I style many layers of vector grid once in QGIS?

After I created many of vector grid layers, I now need to style them in a batch system. Is there any way to do this? If that is not possible, how can I use the layer duplicate option to inherit the ...
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How can I change vector grid extents in QGIS?

I created many vector grids, but later I discovered that I need to modify some of their extents, hence, How can I change vector grid's extents (xmin, xmax, ymin and ymax) in QGIS?
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Editting Attribute properties in QGIS

I am trying to edit the precision of my area attribute in QGIS 2.0. It is currently at 0 but I want to change it to 3. I have not been able to find the answer to this anywhere. Is there a way to edit ...
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Flow Mapping Lines by Magnitude

I am attempting to map the flow of remittances into Japan using the FlowMapper plugin in QGIS. When I use the Style--> Advanced--> Size Scale field--> magnitude command, the lines become so thick ...
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How to interpolate a point vector layer inside a boundary (polygon layer) QGIS/GRASS/SAGA?

I have a to create a heatmap of water temperatures inside a lake for which I have sample points. The map should look much like the climate maps generated by climate change models. I have the ...
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How can i clip vector layer in qgis and python?

I want to write a python function to create a shape file layer from clipping an input layer using a mask. Does someone know the way how to do it?
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Can't generate leaders with EasyCustomLabeling

I'm using EasyCustomLabeling with QGIS 2.0.1 and can't get it to generate the leader lines it is supposed to in Action 2. I create a new layer with EasyCustomLabeling, move labels to new locations, ...
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How to hide grid's labels when zooming out?

I have used polygon grid layer on my map, and I used to label the layer with ID automatically, and the result was convenient for me: But when I zoomed out, the labels didn't hide at all! and they ...
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How to add an offset to a GeoJSON layer in Leaflet?

Using the example GeoJSON tutorial code at leafletjs.com. Change the myLines variable so that the two lines overlap, but run in opposite directions as follows: var myLines = [{ "type": ...
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How do I define a bounding box within a WFS-request?

I need to get some data from via a WFS connection but due to the sheer size of the data, it takes for ever to load into Qgis or MapInfo. MapInfo has a feature which allows you to restrict the wfs ...
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no output file with grass:r.los

i'm using qgis 2.0 and i want to calculate a viewshed using r.los from grass tool box. after typing in the python console and a few seconds, i don't get an error message, but there is no file. the ...
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Fast location of items via attribute table in QGIS

Is there a way to quickly go straight to an item via the attribute table in QGIS 2.0.1? E.g similar to in ArcMap when you have the table open and double click the record and it zooms to it? I have a ...
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Eliminating/minimizing distortion in 200 NM EEZ buffers [duplicate]

I frequently need to calculate buffers of 200 nautical miles from country or baseline polygons in order to map maritime Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs). However, I've noticed that when generating the ...
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Problems with other applications after installing QGIS 2.0.1

Since the official QGIS installation 2.0.1 (Virtual Server) various core applications from other departments in the municipality do not work always properly. Does anyone know the problem? Thank you ...
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Viewer Function

Is there a Viewer function/display in QGis as it is in ArcGIS. Or is there an other possibility to limit the access (just visualisation, no analysis). Thank you for your answer.
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Is there a way to hillshade vector polygons with a DEM in QGIS?

I have a layer of cadastral polygons that I'd like to display as hillshaded. For the elevation model I can use either an SRTM geotiff or use a set of 20m contour vectors. While I could make a jpeg ...
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how to snap two line vertex in two different layers used in QGIS

I want to snap between two poly-lines from 2 different layers (Layer1 in Brown and Layer 2(postGIS layer) in Pink color- ), but my snap option don't work. I have changed the tolerance to different ...
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Extract layer attributes and addresses QGIS

I have congressional district layer and a csv file with addresses. I'd like to extract all addresses and their corresponding congressional district. How do I do that using Qgis? The CSV File contains ...
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Contacting developer of QGIS plugin?

I want to give feedback to the developer of a non-core QGIS plugin. (Numerical Vertex Edit by Cedric Moeri, who seems to have no webpage for his plugins) I joined OSGeo Wiki but hardly know my way ...
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How to randomly select from existing points within each polygon?

I have a polygon layer (where each feature has a class attribute), and a point layer, and there are at least 10 points within each feature of the polygon. Is there a way to randomly select only "k" ...
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Why does Save as “Rendered Image” change the raster styling?

Rasters exported from QGIS (via Save As > Rendered Image) do not retain original styling. See attached. Any thought on how to prevent this error? The top image is exported from QGIS as a .bmp, the ...
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Indoor mapping with floor plans and item(s) to track

Warning: GIS noob here. Essentially I want to be able to create a floor plan for a given room. Consider the following image of a floor plan in image format: I would have the measurements of every ...
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QGIS Get extent of layer

Is there a way to get the extent (bbox) of a vector layer in QGIS? I see that I can update the extent, but I am looking for the actually for coordinates of the extent.
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Minimum requirements (especially screen size) for QGIs - Android

I would like to try Qgis on Android devices, but before, I would like to know the minimum terminals requirements, and especially the screen size or resolution, what is the minimum screen size do you ...
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Analysing a network distance to two or more points using GRASS or QGIS

I am doing a piece of analysis work looking at distances along a network in GRASS. Most of the analysis involves finding which parts of the network are within 600m of a series of points. GRASS does ...
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View an .ecw-file in QGIS 1.8.0? [duplicate]

I have got a .ecw-file that I want to somehow import into QGIS 1.8.0. Is there a plugin that I can install that can help me do this or is there another way? The .ecw-file contains rasterdata.
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How do you install updates/patches for bug fixes in QGIS?

I'm trying to fix this bug in Qgis 2.0. I suppose the code, under the "Files Changed' tab needs to be copied/installed somewhere? Could you please advise on how to do so? I cannot find any help ...
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Best way to 'join' polygons

I'm looking for the best ways to 'group' a budge of block polygons in a new polygon that should be the town. My block layer is something like this: Or zoomed: And I'm looking to get something ...
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Imported GPX files into QGIS ver 2.0.1-fields missing?

Just imported GPX file into QGIS.Opened attribute table. where are the following fields? Latitude,Longitude,,symbol,and time . Am I missing something??I used a Garmin Oregon 300 to collect the data. ...
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attribute table in qgis wont save custom values

I am trying to edit a point shapefile in qgis and I have editing on for that layer, I have added a new column for the custom data, I have set it to text and have 8 characters allowed in the column ...
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How can I use Openflights database in QGIS?

I would like to have a shape file with the airports position and the routes of the planes I've found Openfilghts but I can't use it in QGIS. Seems that the format of the DB .dat is not supported by ...
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Show only some buildings

How do I show only some buildings? I only need to show 3 cabins in the forrest, but not every house in the whole village around, and the city close by. Maybe some of the symbol buildings in the city ...
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Show alternating contour lines

Is it possible to show only every other counture line? And how do you do that? (Im new to QGIS Lisboa 1.8.0, but even newer to QGIS Dufour 2.0.1, but have used ArcGIS a bit a while ago, and also ...
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How can i find shrines nearby location [closed]

How can i find shrines/complex/institute nearby location in qgis and highlight them. The below image is similar to my shape files which contains all information of all attributes,i don't know python, ...
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QGis 2.0.1 mapserver extension missing

I tried to export my Qgis projects to mapserver, using RT mapserver extension, because there is not any other extension in my version of QGis.(QGis 2.0.1 Dufour on ubuntu 12.04 LTS). After installing ...
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How to display an elevation profile and store the DEM elevation back to the KML line?

When I draw a track in Google Earth, for example along a road, I can right-click it to "Show elevation profile", and it displays a 2D plot of distance vs elevation. However, if I save the KML, the ...
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KML file saved from KMZ missing tabular data

I saved a KML file in Google Earth from this KMZ ... https://www.rampp-team.com/documents/pennsylvania/watershed/LowerSusquehanna/lancaster_pa/Lancaster_CSLF.zip . Upon opening the KML file in QGIS, ...
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Apply r.neighbours or Neighbourhood analysis (LecoS plugin for QGIS) to 3000 rasters

I need to apply r.neighbours or Neighbourhood analysis (QGIS plugin LecoS (or equivalent) to 3000 rasters and define a neighbourhood of 5 x 5 and calculate the mean. I suppose I need to create a ...
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Why do Print composer templates not save my maps in their entirety?

I have been using QGIS and its various updates in a limited way to make maps for a few years now, but I have always had the same problem with the Print Composer. I make my layered maps with grouped ...
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Syntax of conditional statements in QGIS Field Calculator(s)

I have a shapefile which I need to modify. There is one column "CLASS" with the attributes: "A", "B" and "C". I need to change "A" into "1!, "B" into "2" and "C" into "3". I tried it with case when ...
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How to sort SLD file for BGS Digimap provided by Edina?

Does anyone know how to sort the sld files provided here: http://digimap.edina.ac.uk/webhelp/geology/using_data_with_gis/legend_files.htm The reason I ask is that I only want to display the ...