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Table join with .csv file results in null fields after join

Similar to questions already asked about .dbf files, I'm attempting to join .csv files to a .gdb or shapefile coverage in QGIS. The tables as added to QGIS prior to the join look fine, but after the ...
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How do I solve this dependency error in openSUSE 13.1 when installing QGIS (master)?

I am running OpenSUSE 13.1 and downloading via Yast I get the following error: nothing provides libpq.so.5()(64bit) needed by qgis-master140102-1.2.x86_64 I get three of these errors, for each of the ...
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How to install Fiona to read Shapefile attributes with OSGeo4W?

I´m developing a plugin in Python and I need to read the shapefile attributes, so I found the Fiona API and dbfpy also but I don't understand how to install these packages because I install the QGIS ...
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error of data conversion value getting while importing shapefile in shp2pgsql-gui on ubuntu

Connecting: host=localhost port=5432 user=postgres dbname=tremblement_de_terre Connection succeeded. Connecting: host=localhost port=5432 user=postgres dbname=tremblement_de_terre ...
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When will QGIS use the WMS supplied legend images ? is there a workaround?

I use a lot of wms services with complicated maps : a legend is essential. Qgis displays none of those legends. The URL is quoted in the metadata. example WMS ...
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how to use rectangles ovals digitizing in qgis

i added the new vector layer in QGIS and I want to draw a cicle of 500M or 1000M from center. I also added the pluginn Rectangles ovals digitizing in QGIS. But the options of this pluginn is not ...
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New values created with QGIS field calculator become null upon saving

I'm having a problem with QGIS. I'm trying to create a new column in the attribute table for a shapefile. The numbers in the fourth column (see screenshots) are currently strings, so I want to convert ...
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How to add and join Geodatabase Table to Feature Class in QGIS?

After finally figuring out how to open .gdb files from Arc 10 in QGIS, I need to join some tables to the spatial gdb coverages I've opened in QGIS. According to the colleague who converted the .gdb ...
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Road Graph Export Empty QGIS

Exporting the results of a shortest path analysis through the Road Graph plugin in QGIS 2.0.1 results in an "empty" layer. After running teh shortest path calculator, I selected export --> new ...
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Distorted Google Maps layer in pdf export from QGIS 2.0.1

Export of a map from QGIS 2.0.1 Composer to pdf results in distortion (changed scale) of Google map layer. Why?
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How do I install and run SEXTANTE for QGIS 2.0?

I just upgraded to QGIS 2.0, and I have been unable to locate/use SEXTANTE tools. A search with the plugin installer does not turn up anything for "sextante." Any idea what is going on?
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SAGA/GDAL fails to open grid in QGIS 2.0.1 on OSX 10.6.8

I want to try different grid/raster spline interpolation methods using SAGA in QGIS. I'm using the kyngchaos build 2.0.1-7 for Snow Leopard. Every SAGA algorithm I try gives the following in a popup: ...
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How do I use gdal_proximity.py from the QGIS python console?

How do I run gdal_proximity.py from the QGIS python console?
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Is there a limitation in quantity of joined tables using spatialite views?

I've one point layer in qgis and several non spatial tables in a spatialite database. Now I want to create a view as you can see in the following: CREATE VIEW testansicht10 AS SELECT ...
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How to add a custom map tile layer?

I am trying to display the following background map in QGIS 2.0: http://server.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/World_Topo_Map/MapServer/tile/${z}/${y}/${x}. In a custom web map client, this is ...
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How would you illustrate this in a report to a client?

The objectives are simple: They're adding a train station and the goal is to display how far you could get within 30 minutes before and after the new station is built. In this map that I'm working on ...
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Whats the status for OSM in print composer QGIS 2.0?

I have a Stamen Toner OSM background on a report am doing. It seems impossible to use "Print" or "Save as image" functions since the OSM is being projected wrong with 10 km or so.. Right now I'm ...
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How to make pen style show up correct in QGIS map composer legend?

As far as I can tell, yes I've updated the legend. See new screenshot. It's like the field width is cutting them, they all begin with one long and then one short line.. I have a several different ...
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How do I change an existing srs in QGis?

I am showing postgis data with srid 28992 (Amersfoort / RD New). But when I plot the geospatial data on a map (with openlayers plugin), the data is shown a hunderd meters off because the datum shift ...
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Shapefile with overlapping polygons: calculate average values

I have a very big polygon shapefile with hundreds of features, often overlapping each other. Each of these features has a value stored in the attribute table. I simply need to calculate the average ...
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How to create labels using 2 columns?

I want to label a layer with 2 columns/attributes. It´s not a problem in Mapinfo, but can it be done in QGIS as well?
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QGIS 2.0 won't open on OSX Mavericks [duplicate]

I successfully installed QGIS 2.0 on my macbook running OSX Mavericks, but when I attempt to open the program, I get the following message: "QGIS cannot be opened because of a problem. Check with the ...
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Import processing in qgis 2.0 [duplicate]

I know that this question has already asked but no concrete answer has given!! My environment is Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm using eclipse-pydev as IDE. Thanks in advance for helping me.
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Why are xy coordinates displayed in my WGS84 project instead of lat/lon?

I have a project in QGIS comprised of shapefiles and raster maps. The origin CRSs are mostly on ETRS89 / Portugal TM06. I am trying to convert the project to WGS84 to have lat/lon instead of metric ...
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How can I close the identify result dialog programmatically?

I am trying to close the identify result dialog which appeared when I select to identify a feature from the active layer. Does someone know how can I do it?
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Input field not showing up in Distance Matrix In QGIS 2.0

I tried to perform a Distance Matrix analysis of building centroids. I have a two building centroid layers. The attributes in both the tables are name, osm_id, perimeter and area. In the Distance ...
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Calculate distance of points along a route QGIS

I have a line layer and a point layer, I need the distance between the first and the last point measured along the line. How can I do that using QGIS? Do I need to know linear reference? I don't ...
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QGIS split shp into different layers

I'm building my first map, so please forgive me beginners mistakes. I've downloaded QGIS 2.0.1 and following tutorial I was able to download data from ...
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Is there recommended true type font for search and rescue?

Has anyone run across a true type font set to use for search and rescue cartography, and/or fire cartography? This is specifically for Terrain Navigator Pro which isn't really a GIS application but ...
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Extending “How to add complex Emergency Symbology (TrueType fonts) to QGIS?”

I have used the technique as outlined in How to add complex Emergency Symbology (TrueType fonts) to QGIS? but have run into some difficulty. I have used this technique for a map of water assets that ...
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QGIS 2.0 and Debian Jessie

I added the official QGIS repos to my installation of Debian Jessie using the instructions on the official QGIS page. As of now, there appears to be some packages missing from the repos that resolve ...
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How to display only layers where is my selection in clipper?

I'm using the Raster->clipper plugin to clip raster layers but I've a lot of layer and every time I have to search the right one in the big list in the input raster file. I would like to see the list ...
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Plugin QGIS Error “QTextEdit.setPlainText(QString): not enough arguments”

I try to make save as button but i got this error message when try to save file in my directory File "C:\Users\Mr.Pakde/.qgis2/python/plugins\condition\conditiondialog.py", line 80, in saveAs ...
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How to automatically convert line features into polygons using QGIS/PostGIS?

I have a master table of line features and a number of tables that I use to join (in the SQL sense) to produce various layers. Some of theses layers consist of boundaries of administrative zones ...
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Does map export using GarminCustomMap plugin for QGIS work on Mac OS?

When I try to export a map using GarminCustomMap (1.4) plugin QGIS 2.01 on Mac OS 10.9 quits with no messages. I suspect this might be a Maverick related issue. Is anyone successfully using the ...
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Can QGIS create a “virtual view” from a given position?

I would like to be able to choose a position on a map (by clicking, or by entering an address, or other means -- please suggest) and have an artificial picture created, like what I would see if I ...
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bicycle / bike map road grade markers - semi-automated?

So I'm making a bike commuting map for our area, and one of the features to show (common on a lot of bike maps) is some type of road grade marker. We're planning to show three categories: 'kinda ...
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Where is this raster offset being introduced in the QGIS processing toolbox?

I'm using the (awesome!) processing toolbox in QGIS 2.0 to reclassify some NoData values in a raster from -9999 to 0, but at some point in the process there's an offset of about 0.2 degrees being ...
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How can I get the field index of the new layer in my script using Python?

I am trying to use layer.changeAttributeValue(fid, fieldIndex, value) to add values to a field in QGIS Basically, I'm creating a plugin which will, if a checkbox is ticked, create a new field, then ...
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How to add a new column in attribute table with attribute with indexes of another max-min ordered attribute field?

I've an attribute column named e.g. VALUE with different values I would like to make a column named e.g. ORDERsuch that the greatest value has the attribute 1 the second value 2 etc. etc. so order ...
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How to set all pixels with value <= 0 to “nodata” in DEM raster?

I have a DEM raster with pixel values between about 3000 and -0.0003. I need to set all pixel with a value of 0 and smaler (<=0) to "nodata" (for later raster calculations and to reduce the ...
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List attribute values ​​of selected points in the layer

I need to grab the fields in the layer of the selected points in the order they were selected by the user. My code: Connection to the database and display the map on the screen, everything ok: uri ...
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QGIS not interpreting Lambert Conformal Conic projection correctly

I'm a fairly new user of QGIS and I've run into an issue that I can't seem to solve on my own. I'm trying to work with the NRCan Atlas of Canada Waterbodies SHP file but I'm having an issues ...
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qgis - slope from DEM - errors due to projection and oversimplified 'z factor' [duplicate]

I'm trying to generate a slope raster from a DEM raster. It seems there is a pretty significant error due to the 'z-factor' option. I'm fairly new to this, but some other posts and responses ...
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Save input in plugin as pdf format file

I m trying to make QGIS plugin with plugin builder that compare 2 map scale with Input1 and Input2 as input scale and show recommendation after clicked recommendation button. I wrote my code like ...
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determine the catchment area from dem or hillshade [duplicate]

I want to determine the catchment area of river from hillside. Is there a plugin that I can use in qgis ?
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Is it possible to insert note to remember the info of a project?

Sometimes I need to open an old project, and mostly I remember how it works (i.e. the structure, the formatting and so on) but sometimes not. At other times I open a project composed by a colleague ...
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How to install maps2winbugs for QGIS?

I have got a maps2winbugs.dll file, but what should I do to install it into QGIS, sorry for the first time using this software, doesn't have any experients in C or R.
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How to fill the area bounded by lines in QGIS?

There are two types of area I want to fill color: The areas bounded by a line, such as a building The area bounded by different lines, such as the river I don't know how with QGIS. I only know how ...
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Matching GPS tracks

I'm looking for a proper way to process multiple GPS tracks (so time ordered list of lat/lon points) and match/classify that segments, that are covered by multiple tracks: So it's not about ...