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Why are there changes in location when printing inserted points?

Añadí una capa de texto delimitado por comas y luego agregue una imagen satelital de google earth. Realizo un diseño de impresión y al imprimir cambia la ubicación de los puntos en varios metros. Cual ...
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Digitized vectors don't match while zooming [duplicate]

I'm trying to digitize in QGIS with Google Maps as the background. Digitizing with constant zoom works fine. But if the zoom is changed, the digitized vectors don't match the Google Maps background ...
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Is there an Attribute Table Feature limit?

I am copying a table with 11,000+ features but only about 700 show up on the QGIS attribute table. Is there a limit? how can I avoid this problem? Thank You in advance!
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Select / Deselect and Identify Features in QGIS

Sorry if this is all a bit 101, but I'm new to QGIS. I basically have a large Arc project that I can access in QGIS for reference, so will only really be using it to identify features. For example to ...
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How to print selected features in QGIS?

I have a detailed map in qgis (vector, .shp) and I would like to split the map in four parts based on attributes to print each part of the map separately. Unfortunately, I didn't figure out how to do ...
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Masking/removing polygons from shapefile

I have a shapefile containing the road traffic noise of a city. The shapefile has 5 columns, where 'noise_in' (noise interval) ranging from 1-5 is included. I want to remove/mask the road noise from ...
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Adding points with defined intervals in QGIS [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a grid with points of defined intervals (e.g. 5 m). How can I achieve this with QGIS?
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What are use cases of Esri's CityEngine?

I would like to know the use cases of Esri's CityEngine, and what distinguish this tool from the other standard GIS like ArcMap and QGIS? and in which fields could be used ?
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How to combine use gradient symbols for layer properties excluding 0?

I want to visualize my data by using graduated symbols. Now, there are some objects with value "0", they should not be printed on the map (which I solved by using rule-based symbols). But, anyway, "0" ...
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problems uploading data onto qgis cloud

I am using QGIS 1.8.0 on a windows 7 machine. Trying to upload a project onto QGIS Cloud. I have 2 issues. Firstly when i go to publish a map it directs me to upload the data. As i am using a free ...
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Georeferencing a jpeg in QGIS but the scale is way off

I've gone through the really helpful walk-through(s) of how to georeference a jpeg in order to make it a layer, but after inputting the coordinates (either by typing in actual coordinates or clicking ...
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Covering a Polygon with Minimum number of circles with fixed locations

In QGIS, I have a vector polygon of a fixed size and shape. I also have a set of circles of a fixed radius and fixed location, which cover part of the polygon. What I would like to do is remove as ...
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OziExplorer maps not rendered correctly in QGIS

When I open up some OziExplorer (.ozf2) maps in QGIS they are not rendered correctly in that they appear reversed or in-versed. Text on the map is not legible and looks to be in-versed but this is not ...
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QGIS import polygons in CSV

QGIS 1.8 on Mac: I'm hoping to migrate several dozen local maps from my 30 year old Win3.1 plotting system to QGIS. Polygons are in X,Y (CSV), first point repeated at the end to close it, with ...
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How to upgrade QGIS Capiapo to Lisboa?

I want to upgrade my QGIS version to the newest one, Lisboa, but I'm not sure if I should uninstall Capiapo first. Is there a way to upgrade without uninstalling? Thank you.
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Deleting QGIS CRS

I've created a new CRS on QGIS but I assigned a wrong name mistakenly to CRS's name. Now I have the CRS defined but the name of the CRS is wrong, or not easily identifiable. I was wondering if ...
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Reuse same style settings for chloropleth maps based on different datasets

I am new to QGIS. I have been using MapInfo for a couple of years, but I am considering to switch to QGIS. So far I like it, but there are some things that I haven't found out yet. I want to make ...
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What is the main benefit and drawback of: GeoServer, MapServer, Mapnik? [duplicate]

For the purpose of creating a comparison table, please recommend a couple of feature fields that would apply to each FOSS GIS server. And, perhaps answer the question of which desktop GIS System, ...
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Does each road segment need to be digitized into a separate entry for a road network?

I am trying to understand this code in pgRouting for creating topology: CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW road_ext AS SELECT *, startpoint(the_geom), endpoint(the_geom) FROM road; CREATE TABLE node AS ...
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How to automatically reloaded raster layer if source is changed in QGIS?

How to automatically reloaded raster layer if source is changed? (The path is the same but inside source file are changes) I use: qgis.utils.iface.mapCanvas().refresh() but layer not refresh. # ...
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Official source for QGIS icons or banners?

I am going to use maps and analysis results generated by QGIS in a presentation. Besides citing the official reference i want to show a small QGIS icon or Banner on the first slide. I found some nice ...
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min and max values are not correctly calculated for DEM

I'm working with DEM in QGIS and need to know the min and max values of my data. In the Properties window, under the Metadata tab, the statistics section shows such values. However, I usually find ...
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Google Earth export from QGIS

I'm using Quantum GIS. Is there a way to export a shapefile to Google Earth format (*.kmz) using QGIS? Thanks.
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What are the rules for digitizing roads for creating a road network?

I want to create shortest route tool using pgRouting. But I digitised roads in a random manner. Shall I need to give a separate row for each road segment?
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Multiple labels in QGIS QML

I've a GML file from the Ordinance Survey which includes a Cartographic Text layer which I'd like to load and render in QGIS. The layer has attributes which are intended to be use for the font size, ...
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QGIS SPIT errors loading shapefile into PostGIS

With QGIS 1.8 on Windows 7, I just installed PostgreSQL / PostGIS and tried to load my first data into it, a shapefile using SPIT, but failed: ERROR: Geometry type (Polygon) does not match column ...
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QGIS Plugin Windows

I have written a QGIS plugin (RTools) which acts mostly like a independent plugin (minimal interaction with QGIS core functions). On Linux both QGIS and RTools were build using QT 4.8 on Qt creator. ...
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How can i select many rows from a table?

I want to create an action that select many rows from PostGIS table to show many lines in QGIS. How can i select many rows from table with python to add these rows in a layer? Thank you
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Is it possible to show our custom message in QGIS Status bar using python?

Is there any way to show our custom message in Qgis Status bar using python? Just like in arcgis "IApplication.statusbar.message(0) = "Please wait..." like that is there any option to show ...
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How to use WHERE CLAUSE to filter the features by its attribute in PyQgis?

How to Get features by their attributes (similar to Iqueryfilter in arcobjects) in Qgis using python? Instead of getting all features and filter it manually, is there any option to use whereclause to ...
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How to determine the longest side of a polygon in QGIS?

Is there a possibility to determine the longest side of a polygon with QGIS? As I need to do that for hundreds of polygons I would prefer an automized method (like a plugin). So far my idea was: ...
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How to get a message when the map is moved in QGIS?

I want to get a message when every time I move the map. I had: def info(self): QMessageBox.information( self, self.tr( "Info" ), self.tr("info") ) I suppose that used to be something like ...
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Polygon Nodes do not have separate coordinates [duplicate]

I'm attempting to measure the distance of a series of points from a smaller number of polygons. As a first step, I've changed the polygons into points along their border, via the Vector> Geometry ...
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How to make digitization more detailed afterwards with QGIS?

I digitized already two areas, bordering each other on one side. Than I realized, more detail was needed! What do you suggest as a fast way to do so? Adding each time new dots/verteces takes so ...
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I can't export in QGIS a Shape file to PostGis

When I try export a pipe network shape to postgis i get this error: Problema inserindo feições do arquivo: C:/PP/gvSIG_Projects/Shapes/Abastecimento/QGIS_VATROCOADUTOR.shp Ocorreu um erro no banco ...
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How to import QGIS Raster into PostGIS

I have created a IDW heatmap using QGIS 1.8.0 and need to import the raster into PostGIS 2.0.1. QGIS saves the raster layer as a .asc file. How do you import the raster into PostGIS as a Raster? What ...
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How to get features based on their attributes using Python?

How to Get features by their attributes (similar to Iqueryfilter in arcobjects) in Qgis using python? Instead of getting all features and filter it manually, is there any option to use whereclause to ...
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qgis missing menu bar ver 1.8.0-lisboa on ubuntu linux

QGIS emits the following warnings when starting, and fails to display the main menu bar. $ qgis --nocustomization Warning: loading of qgis translation failed [/usr/share/qgis/i18n//qgis_en_US] ...
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Why do most Area Calculation result in 0?

I would like to autocalculate area (acres) for a shape file that is in UTM zone 16 CRS. I have tried the "Vector|Geometry Tools|Add/export geometry columns" and also the field calculator. The first ...
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How to fix erros loading result layers from SAGA functions in Sextante?

Using QGIS 1.8.0 and SAGA When trying to use the IDW function from Sextante SAGA 2.1.0 64bit, I get the following error: Could not load layer: C:/test.tif. This error seems mysterious to me, any ...
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Creating polygons for a choropleth map using PostGIS

I have a grid of points, each with a value to it as shown in the image below. The data was retrieved from PostGIS and rendered in Quantum GIS. The final result should be a polygons of a choropleth map ...
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How to programmatically change an SVG symbol in the Vector Layer?

I'm trying to change the symbol used in a layer via Python. I've been able to tunnel through a vector layer to the symbol layer, but I don't know how to change the symbol it's using. I'd like to ...
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How to create a printable map of labelled markers with OSM background?

I want to create an image of an OpenStreetMap map suitable for printing on A4 at 300dpi. The map needs to have half a dozen markers/points, and each should be labeled with the name of the point. I ...
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How to permanently rearrange the order of features in a Shapfile with QGIS?

I have created a trimmed/clipped map of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa in QGIS 1.7.3 by deleting all the other countries from a world map shapefile. I would like to permanently rearrange the ...
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What is the easiest one click install method for PostGIS and it's entire dependencies?

For someone new to database servers and their dependencies, what is the easiest assured way of installing PostGIS on a machine with no other software beyond what comes with its operating system? I'd ...
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Connnect to PostGIS db using QGIS - when not on localhost

I"m just getting started with PostgreSQL/PostGIS db (v9.2) and I'm wanting to connect to db while not on the localhost using QGIS. I've been able to connect successfully on localhost, however I'm not ...
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Watershed extraction using different DEM tiles

I would like to extract the watersheds for a particular area using QGIS. However, I only have Aster 30m DEMs to work with, each tile covering one degree square. The problem is that I need to use ...
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Writing python plugin: How terminate plugin from script without closing QGIS?

I'm writing a QGIS conversion plugin in python to be able to create Obstacle-files for a model from shapefiles. What I want to do now is just to close the plugin cleanly. This means, to close the ...
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Problems printing OpenLayers Pluggin Maps To Scale

It the print composer I can print all maps to scale and satisfactory. However, when I add the OpenLayer, usually Bing Aerial, to the project I cannot print it out to scale. I click the scale box, ...
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Problem with labels on export/print a map (qgis master) [closed]

As you can see on the images below, the labels on the exported map (right) are much bigger then in the original map (left). Same by pdf, image, and vector - export. Whats the problem? Can I fall ...