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Algorithm for re-numbering duplicate feature IDs based on distance along line (PyQGIS and QGIS 2.8)

I've got something working for QGIS 2.8 using Python 2.7 on Windows 7, but I am missing an important part of the puzzle. I'm trying to develop an algorithm to number homes. I've now come to a point ...
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pyQGIS version of the arcgis tool dice

I'm using QGIS and I have some large features that need to be diced up into features with less vertices. If I were using arcGIS I could use the dice tool If I were only interested in lines I could ...
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How to convert GOES-R (15) IR image from gray-scale to brightness temprature

How do I convert satellite IR images taken by GOES-R (15) from gray-scale to brightness temperature? We can download the IR satellite images, and read its RGBA values. But how can we convert this RGBA ...
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How can I show a trip on a map, color-coded by how long the trip actually took?

I have a series of origin and destination addresses in a spreadsheet, with start times and arrival times for each. I'd like to plot them on a map, with a line between each origin and destination, ...
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How to clip a raster by extent using Processing from the Python console?

I want to clip a raster by extent in QGIS with the python console. Here is the description given in the documentation. You have to use the following input parameter: Input layer Nodata value (...
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Land cover modifications in different time periods

I have several shapefiles which contain buildings built in different periods from 1948 to 2013. My question is how could I see which buildings for example in were built 1948 but are missing in later ...
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QGIS Viewshed Analysis Plugin

Does anyoe have a link to or know of a list of raster formats the above tool can work with? I'm on QGIS 2.8 using the latest version of the plugin. I've tried a couple of different raster types and ...
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Opening *.lyr file in QGIS without access to ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

Is there a way to open a *.lyr file in QGIS without using ArcGIS for Desktop? I have no access to ArcGIS, so the solution explained in Adding Layerfiles (.lyr) to QGIS? is not an option. I have a *....
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Heatmap using Kernel density estimation

I have been trying to generate heatmap using kernel density estimation from python console in QGIS. This is command i'm using: processing.runandload("saga:kerneldensityestimation", "D:/test/Towns....
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How to add my own GRASS algorithms to Processing?

I need to use algorithm r.bioclimatic from GRASS in QGIS but I see that this algorithm don't exist in Processing Toolbox. A search a way of add this algorithm to Processing and in GRASS and Sextante ...
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Postcodes mapping

I am new to GIS. I have a list of postcodes and I have to make a map, basically to show distance from a specific area. Concentric ring pull type of map. I don't know how to get my postcodes into a ...
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QGIS hide the field in the feature properties form if the field's value is empty

When clicking on a feature with the tool and obtaining its properties, in the form that is shown, I would like to view only the fields that are filled (not empty). In some layers I have 50 fields but ...
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How to define map extents based on a feature's geometry?

There is a polygon geometry in my QGIS project which represents the extents of my map. Does anybody know how to use the data defined override to get the X/Y min and X/Y max coordinates of the polygon ...
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How can I import open street map power grid data into QGIS?

I wanted to download power grid network of Cologne city from following url http://www.flosm.de/en/Power-Grid.html But I could only download in jpg format. I wanted to import this in GIS as vector (*....
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How to install QGIS 1.8 plugin QGIS2KML?

I am trying to download QGIS2KML plugin. I went to Plugins → Fetch Python Plugins in the Repositories tab and pasted the url. It claimed that it was successfully downloaded, however, QGIS2KML was ...
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Use QGIS and Qt dialog forms

I have a QGIS project where there are plots with a attributes like name of the owner, address of the owner, cultivate, and so on. This plots are read from a PostGIS database. The future users of this ...
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To select the range of values using Raster calculator in QGIS

I am working on a project where, I need to give ratings for the range of values. I have the following ratings index ratings 0 to 4 4 5 to 8 3 9 to 11 2 12 to 15 1 I am ...
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Matching/snapping two shapefiles using node and snapping tools

I am trying to edit my shapefiles through QGIS 2.6.1 Brighton. I used the node tools to snap the necessary nodes to eliminate spaces between two shapefiles. However, while doing it I noticed that an ...
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Heatmap failing in QGIS (2.8.2-Wien)

I am super new to QGIS so I may be doing something really dumb, but it doesn't seem to work to create a heatmap in QGIS Desktop 2.8.2 (just downloaded this yesterday so I think it is the most current ...
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QGIS - “Error Entry Point Not Found” when launching QGIS 1.8 [duplicate]

I am trying to download QGIS 1.8 on my windows operating system. When I tried to launch QGIS 1.8 a dialog box appears, preventing me from launching the software. This is the error that is generated: ...
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How to search within a string to extract data from OSM other_tags?

I am working with OSM data in QGIS and I often need to query items in the other tags field. When I download the data using the OSM download plugin the other tags come in one field so are not easy to ...
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Add Attributes from polyline / polygon to polyline layer by best coverage

I have two polyline layers in QGIS containing information on a network and I need to transfer some attributes from the second layer to the master layer. Unfortunately their geometries are not equal, ...
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QGIS not interacting with iface from python class

So I'm working on something where i need to use threads from python console of QGIS. The following line of code adds layer successfully iface.addVectorLayer("D:\ArcGIS Misc\Atlas\points.shp", 'Points'...
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How to access CRS of shapefile in standalone script?

I'm trying to access the CRS of a layer and use this to create a grid. I followed the answer in this post which works great in QGIS but I would like it to work in a standalone script. Here is a ...
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How to “output to a raster file” in a standalone app based on a composition?

In a standalone app I want to create a print composer with the map, a legend and a scale bar. I try with different codes but without success. I search in several foruns but I didn't find an answer. ...
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GRASS convert raster to points

I have tried to convert a raster to points using this syntax: r.to.vect input=g_kelowna_merged@kelowna_mapset output=g_kelowna_points feature=point I have tried using the GRASS interface in QGIS and ...
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PyQGIS: how to delete layer from TOC when attribute table is closed?

I'm developing plugin where I want to be able to edit non-spatial table inside the attribute table dialogue. As it seems that the only way to do so is to add this table to the TOC first, I do so. But ...
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Total area of polygons over latitudes

I'd like to calculate the total area of several polygons along a north-south axis. A bit like this http://www.closr.it/canvas/1307/#/spot There is a similar question with R : Spatial graphing, ...
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Is there a good way to use Spatialite in QGIS?

I am somewhat disheartened by my experience with Spatialite databases in QGIS. In theory, it could be what personal geodatabases are for ArcGIS: a consolidated, portable format that keeps projects ...
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How to do a one-to-many Spatial Join/Query in QGIS

Does anyone know if it's possible to do a 'one to many' spatial join based on distance in QGIS? The "Join Attributes By Location" under ->Vector->Data Management Tools is very limited... Just to be ...
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Is it possible to define a custom CRS for a shapefile in QGIS that uses hundredths of a US foot?

I have several polygon shapefiles whose coordinates are defined as 100x their original coordinates projected from the Washington State South HARN State Plane in us-ft (EPSG 2927). I would imagine the ...
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How to downgrade from Processing 2.6 to 2.2?

I have QGIS 2.8.2 installed and Processing Toolbox 2.6. I want to test a thing and I need to install processing Toolbox 2.2 in QGIS 2.8.2. Is it possible? How can I do that?
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Installing Rectangle, Ovals, Diamonds plugin?

I'm using QGIS 2.6 on Mac and unable to find the Rectangle, Ovals, Diamonds plug ?
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Putting Labels at the center or inside a polygon layer in QGIS

How can I put labels at the center or at least inside a polygon layer using QGIS Lisboa (old version). I tried options provided on Layer Properties under placements but still my label just falls ...
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In QGIS plugin, How do I determine when layer visibility is turned ON or OFF (changed)

I need to update a vector layer's data when the visibility is turned back on. My update does not occur when the visibility is off. To what signal do I need to connect to catch the visibility change?
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Is it possible to change data (attributes) in the .csv of a data vector layer and QGIS automatically adopt this?

I have a .csv with data for 300 points: Each column on the .csv is a particular object and the cells define the amount that is available in each point. If I need to change this amount, is it possible ...
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How to create mask file (txt or netcdf) from shapefile using ArcGIS or QGIS?

I have a shapefile of el Congo River Basin dy area. Attributes information is just area. Actually I want create a mask with ones in the river basin and ceros outside to just used later in IDL or ...
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Change GRASS module default parameter

I´m new to Qgis and GRASS. I need to change the default parameter skip of the module r.to.vect.lines, from its default value of 10 to 1.How can I do this? r.to.vect.lines [-v] input=name output=name [...
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Does a SRTM DEM image show details such as fields?

I'm working through the QGIS Training Manual where I have a step to get ... ... raster images (SRTM DEM) which cover the region you have selected for your course. SRTM DEM can be ...
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Is it possible to connect a libreoffice database to qgis?

Is it possible to connect a libreoffice database to qgis? I developed a database for our exploration points and would like to connect it directly to QGIS instead of exporting to csv.
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How can I extract a smooth river network with QGIS & GRASS?

I´m working with Qgis 2.6.1 and GRASS. I have used the r.watershed module to create a flow accumulation map. With r.mapcalc I have extracted the river network, then i´m using r.thin to thin out to a ...
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Count number of grids intersected by multiple polygons in layer

I am using QGIS. I would like to know the number of 10x10 grids that intersect with each polygon of my layer. Layer 1: This layer contains a list of species. Species A, Species B, etc. Each species ...
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Creating Conditional Statement in QGIS Field Calculator

I've looked up some of the other threads on this topic, however, none have addressed what I am seeking to do. Essentially I have a large data set and I would like to search one field for any values ...
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Importing ArcGIS colour scheme into QGIS [duplicate]

I've just imported a soil map of Ireland into QGIS. However, all soil associations are displaying in one colour. The associated zip file includes a 'layer file' containing the colour scheme for the ...
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QGIS Georeferencer loading very slowly on multi-GB geotiff

I am trying to load a 2GB Geotiff (it's source coordinate system is WGS84) into the georeferencer for QGIS 2.6+. However, once I load the image, I see a blank raster canvas for nearly 10 minutes ...
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How can I connect label and point with a line/arrow?

Is it somehow possible in QGIS to connect labels and points with a line/arrow or something? In my map it is not clear which label goes with its point. I can't bring it closer because there are many ...
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QGIS: labelling with empty cells of attribute table [duplicate]

I'd like to label points in a vector layer. In my attribute table I have a .csv with a list of material for each position (it's the planning of marathon race). Some of the cells are empty, though ...
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QGIS, Is there a way to import 400 SVG files to the symbol list all in one go?

I need to import 400 SVG as SVG Markers to the QGIS styles library. I know how to do it one by one but I need a way to import all of them in one go... Is there a way? I am in QGIS 2.8.2. Wien.
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How to find the coordinates of the lowest point in a polygon

I am working in QGIS 2.6. I have a file of several polygons and I want for each one, to find the lowest point (where is it located and its elevation). I am using "Grid statistics for polygons" which ...
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joining non-spatial pollution model (csv file) to Qgis

I need help..I have csv file with concentration data but without coordinates. Start of pollution concentration connect with that one point on map. Is there any chance ? Start of pollution ...