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How to: create a table containing point values (continuous) within polygons (continuous) [duplicate]

First off, than you very much for all the wonderful resources - you have all helped a novice GIS-er navigate and overcome a steep learning curve. What I am interested in doing is outputting a table ...
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How to overlay a jpg onto a google earth image?

I have produced a model from an online engine , and it is in a google earth picture. I want to georeference the below picture and apply the boundaries here on my google earth image. I'm using QGIS2.2. ...
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How to automatically fill a lat/long in attribute table

I´m not experienced in using QGis. I need to plot the distribution os a plant species on a map. I have created a shapefile for the species plots (name of file is PLANT). The coordinate system of this ...
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netcdf daily data to monthly raster layers

I have a netcdf (.nc) file of 95GB which consisted of daily data for a 50 years period. I tried to process this with ArcGIS (Multidimension tools – MakeNetCDFRasterLayer command) and it was not ...
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What is the QGIS 2.2 print layout map extent CRS?

I have project in ESPG:4326 with 2 layers (both in 4326), and map print layout. I've chosen current extent for layout map. Map is centered and prints as I expect. Next, I access this object via ...
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Smoothly interpolating Polygons from set of coordinates?

I'm still quite new to QGIS and I'm using it to display and analyze my soil data. I have point information on the distribution of the soils in a specific area and I need to create a soil map from ...
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“CRS selector” dialog after running a script

I add an empty vector layer using the following script. layer = QgsVectorLayer('LineString', 'MyLayer' , 'memory') QgsMapLayerRegistry.instance().addMapLayers([layer]) After I run the script, ...
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Generating polygons with streets as borders using QGIS?

I have searched online for almost a week and can not find an answer to my issue. I need to generate polygons from street borders in a given city. I have downloaded data from openstreetmaps and ...
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How to activate snapping for layer you are drawing polygons in?

I want to draw multiple polygons in a layer that have boundaries without a gap, so I activated snapping for that layer. But it doesn't work. For other layers it works fine.
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Why is the scale on my maps a bit too big?

I saved couple of pdfs when I relized that the scale I set is not the scale that shows, everything is a bit bigger. I tried to check it not only at the print composer, but in the "work space" and it ...
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Trying to use gdal2xyz in QGIS: “Error:Wrong command”

I am using the following command gdal2xyz.dy -csv /Users/me/Downloads/esp_gpwv3_pcount_ascii_25/espp00ag.bil /Users/documents/tttest.csv in the commander, but I get the following error message ...
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Using qgis modules in standalone application with PySide?

I want to make small standalone application using PySide and QGIS python modules to display satellite images and do standard GIS operations, like creating new shape file and placing polygons or points ...
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GIS Survey Line Plans

Has anyone ever heard of any tools in either Arcmap, QGIS, Mapwindow GIS etc, that could create a line plan (Survey Lines) across a polygon (Survey Area)? A form of input such as distance between ...
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How to translate tens of images from a directory as a batch with gdal_translate?

For example i have a dataset of images in *.cub format like $path: /work/120614/mg_1164/ f01.img.cub_E.cub f02.img.cub_E.cub ' ' f0n.img.cub_E.cub for converting a single image I use gdal_translate ...
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Direction and Distance Point Placement

I'm working with 19th century land tax records that provide a direction (expressed as NW, SE, etc.) and a distance in miles from the court house. The info in the Land Tax Records (LTR) is in effect a ...
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QGIS 2.2: Attributes table keeps crashing

I am currently working on an intensive project that requires me to edit the fields of literally thousands of line segments. While updating the shapefile, it crashed on me. Today, qgis has probably ...
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render geotiff tiles as a map layer

i have the following problem: i have downloaded tiff files with gMapMaker and transformed them to GeoTiff using the associated .map files in QGIS. now i want to render these GeoTiff files to use them ...
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How do I pin all labels in QGIS?

How can I pin all my labels in QGIS 2.2/2.4 (Data Defined Labels) without clicking every single label?
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rubber sheet a polygon collection into another - postGIS

My question is this: How do I create a 4 x 4 grid over the orange grid like the pink(ish) one? The pink grid are geometries that have already been provided and are wonderful. I'm attempting to ...
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How to draw a square from 2 coordinates?

I have a CSV file with the following output id, x min, y min, x max, y max, value 1 , 0 , 0 , 100 , 100 , 5 2 , 0, , 100 , 100 , 200 , 10 3 , 100 , 100 , 200 , 200 , 15 4 , 100 , 0 ...
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QGIS 2.2 Print Composer - pointer will not select or move items [duplicate]

I refer to the questions at QGIS 2.0 - can't select items in Print Composer and QGIS 2.2 Print Composer is not working My question may be a duplicate, but the answer given in the first of those ...
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Python geoJSON module create a FeatureCollection with CRS, QGIS doesn't recognize CRS

I am curious if my geoJSON created with the geoJSON python module has a valid CRS. The manual on github specifies a feature collection like so: from geojson import Feature, Point, FeatureCollection ...
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Is it possible to run actions directly from the map canvas?

Is it possible to run actions directly from the map canvas in Qgis? If yes how can I do that?
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How to calculate a population weighted centroid using a raster and shape file in QGIS?

I am very new to QGIS so please help me with a step by step answer. I have a raster file with population count and a shape file based on a large population and shape file. I have successfully created ...
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How to access the map coordinates show in QGIS status bar?

Is there a way to access the map coordinates show in qgis status bar? I found only this, iface.mainWindow().statusBar().currentMessage() But I know it's not the way. Or is there any way to capture ...
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QGIS still not rendering WMS layers

Similar to Neil's question of March 8th 2013: QGIS not rendering WMS layers I can down load the BGS 1:50K bedrock and superficial deposits maps OK, but they don't render except at scales greater ...
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How to export the legend (Layers Panel) as an image in QGIS using the Python console?

I want to export the Legend (the Layers Panel) as an image using the python console.
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How to calculate highway lengths using QGIS? [closed]

I need to create a network of highways in 8 states of the USA. Eventually, I need their length, the speed and if possible average daily traffic volume, I don't know how to extract this information. ...
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How to bring all “tourism:attraction” from points table and polygon table together?

Im using OSM data as osm2pgsql-import (from extract.bbbike.org). And I want to draw all attractions ("tourism" = 'attraction'). The most of the attractions I found in the planet_osm_point table. But ...
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How to convert boundaries in image to polygons in QGIS

I have an image from a cities districts and their boundaries and I need them as polygons in QGIS. I tried "Raster -> Conversion -> Polygonize (Raster to vector)" as described here, but that ...
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Using gdal merge correctly?

Currently trying to use gdal_merge within qgis to stack three raster bands, the command it's showing is like this: gdal_merge.bat -separate -of GTiff -o out.tif "LC80190302014126LGN00_B4.TIF" ...
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How to select all files in a directory for merging in Processing?

I'm writing a generic script which involves writing shapefiles to a directory which are then merged together. After writing the files out to the Output folder, I'm trying to get the ...
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How to colour contour lines in .shp file when the lines are not meeting in QGIS?

I am doing bathymetry analysis, where I would like to color the contours one by one in the case land is rising (or sea level going down). There is a comprehensive explanation about coloring contours ...
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How to calculate the area of overlapping buffers within a single layer

I am very new to GIS, so don't know if this is EXTREMELY easy or impossible. I have GPS coordinates for stores (about 15000) for which I have created a buffer zone around each store location ...
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Is it possible to set symbol layers always on top?

Is it possible to set symbols always on top, also if the layer with the symbol is drawn under another layer? Example: My layer order is like that: Streets (top) Buildings Landuse (bottom) The ...
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Why does the “calculate” button remain gray in Group Stats Plugin?

I'm trying to use the Group Stats Plugin. I found your tutorial and I wanted to post a comment but I have seen that it is not possible then I thought to write here. Unfortunately I can not use the ...
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How to resample a raster to higher resolution in QGIS?

I'm fitting a SDM using R. A requirement is that all environmental predictor layers have the same extent, origin and resolution. I have high resolution bathymetry data (25m) that I will resample to ...
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How can I convert SRTEXT to PROJ4TEXT with QGIS

I have a SRTEXT like this: GEOGCS["My Data",DATUM["Not specified (..... I want to get PROJ4TEXT of this STREXT. Can I get it from QGIS. Because I want to insert it in Postgresql SPATIAL_REF_SYS ...
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Attribute table in map composer is limited to 99 rows. How to change it?

I am using Qgis 2.2. I am about to create a cadastral index map, which are showing the parcels in specific gridcells, also there is an attribute table connected controlled by an atlas function. So by ...
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Using ST_split to split a line feature using nearby points

I have a line shapefile and a point shapefile, and the line has just one segment and its attribute table, the point shapefile has points near the line above, not on it and the close ...
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Why are some QGIS 2.2 bar graphs not displayed?

I created a vector layer containing all European countries and some double information about them. I'd like to show this information for every object in a bar graph. My problem is that the bar graphs ...
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TIFF to MBTILES conversion on a mac

I have a large number of tiff files (map tiles) along with tab and tfw file types as part of an Ordnance Survey download. This is for an offline iOS app. I managed to get the tiffs into QGIS with ...
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Where to find Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) KML data? [duplicate]

Hello GIS stackexchange, GIS is not my field, so I apologize if my question is very basic. I need this data for a odd job at work. I have been unsuccessful in finding the data from Google ...
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QGIS Custom CRS has some glitches

I am georectifying scanned versions of Survey of India maps, which are in Everest spheroid and india_nepal datum. The exact parameters are: +proj=longlat +a=6377301.243 +b=6356100.2284 ...
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Converting/clipping KML to shapefile in QGIS without truncating field information (data)?

While I am clipping KML file by using polygon shapefile in QGIS, filed information (data) are truncating .Anybody can suggest a solution for this one.The same data losing issue occurring, at the time ...
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Exporting to 2D (Arcview 3.0 compatible) shapefile in QGIS?

I need to run my shapefiles through a web mapping application which is incompatible with 3D shapefiles. At present I run them through the FME Universal Translator in Mapinfo, which enables you to ...
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Update joined tables fields when the mysql database is updated

Using Qgis i joined feature tables with tables from my mysql database. I imported the database 's tables as new vector layers. Is there any way to update the joined tables fields each time mysql ...
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QGIS GRASS plugin missing!

I just installed QGIS version 2.2.0-Valmiera on my mac with OS X. First I installed all required frameworks. QGIS is running, but the Grass plugin is not existing. In the toolbox the grass tools are ...
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Why does Points in polygon create empty PNTCNT column from OSM points?

I tried to use the Points in polygon tool in qgis 2.2.0 and it worked fine as long as I used my own points. When I tried to 'count' the points generated from OSM layers both from dowloaded ...
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Can I use a QGIS geometry in a Python PostGIS query?

I have a "Python Init function" for the attribute form in QGIS, which is called when I add a new geometry. I can access the geometry of the newly created feature like this geom = feature.geometry() ...