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Exporting raster data from QGIS in chosen projection

EDIT: it is seeming like some of the time my last method will lead to a correct projection, some of the time it will not. Unsure what's happening there but at least trial and error will get me ...
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Vector grid out of range

I'm working with QGIS 1.8.0 trying to do some vector grid to a map. This shapefile (the original is a zip and has the following files .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx) has some strange CRS and I ...
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What's the unit of measurements produced by “sum line lengths”?

My goal is to find the total length of roads per county for a particular state. You would think there would be a simple government spreadsheet with this information in it.... I cannot figure out how ...
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Looking for a tool that will place the cursor to a specific x,y coordinate

I am a new user to Quantum GIS. I am looking for a tool/function that will allow a user to type in coordinates, and place the cursor on that exact position. This is for navigation in the field... ...
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Dwg to shp in Geoserver [duplicate]

I am trying to load dwg in geoserver and show it in openlayers, so I saved the dwg as dxf with autocad. Then I used qgis to save the dxf as shp. But when I am trying to load the shp with geoserver ...
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How to select all multipoint features from a point layer?

I'm connecting to WFS layer by qgis. On some layer I've got points features and few multi-point features. Whole layer contains about 1000 features, how can I do some query just to know which features ...
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Sampling from interpolated data layer

Im working with QGIS 1.8.0 and wanted to ask you how can I assign to each of the small squares of the map (I have the coordinates of the center each of them) values from an interpolated data layer as ...
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QGIS python - reference a layer in the table of contents

I'm trying to create a plugin for QGIS using python, But need some help. I want to 1.Zoom to a layer and 2. make the layer visible(switch off or on). But I have managed to zoom to an active layer by ...
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How to draw bar diagrams on the map?

I need to draw simple histograms in QGIS version 1.8 from an imported DB. I need a double bar diagrams (eg: male/female - in/out) but I only find the possibility to set pie charts. Is it possible to ...
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How can I mosaic raster data which have different number of bands ( 3 and 4)?

I would like to mosaic 100 raster data. several raster data's band are 3, though last data have 4 bands. How can I mosaic raster data which have different number of bands?? If somebody knows how to ...
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Why can't QGIS connect to MS SQL Server?

All, Up until yesterday, QGIS connected to my SQL Server 2012 database no problem. However, yesterday I installed SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), and the SQL Server Client tools, and now I get ...
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Convert shape file to KML on QGIS

I want to convert a shapefile to a kml using QGIS. When I do it, the output I obtain is without atributtes. And I want a similar product as it is provided by shape2kml of zonum solutions. Thanks in ...
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Divide shapefile

I'm new working with QGIS 1.8.0 and wanted to know if its possible to subdivide a map (shapefile, which is round-like) into small squares but following the outer round contour of the map? I tried with ...
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How can I create new shapefile in QGIS1.8 from “Save selection as…”

when select a shapefile feature from census boundary file and use "save selection as" to create a new shapefile, program returns error: "Export to vector file failed. Error: creation of layer failed ...
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Moving legend items up and down in QGIS

How can I change sort order in layer properties styles tab? The only way I've found is to change their labels and order by it.
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How to work around “OGR-failure while deleting field 13. Invalid field index”?

this post might be related to this one: QGIS Field Calculator Results Removed When Saving Edits But there is no suitable answer for me It is not allowed to ask another time in the other post I ...
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Move shared vertices together

I should move some vertices of a polygon to fix the boundaries of a country, how can I do it while keeping the adjacent polygons still connected? Is there a way to anchor permanently overlapped ...
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Add buffer only on one specific side of polygons

I have a shapefile with multipart geometry (multipolygons), namely communities (blue on the picture below). There are also lakes (white), but for these I don't have a geometry, they're just "empty". ...
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How to best set up QGIS for GDA 94 zone 55 (Australia)

I am looking for help on the best way to set up QGIS for GDA 94 zone 55. (i.e. all the relevant settings etc.)[1.8 in lieu of 2.0] Am working off Garmin GPS/gpx data in GDA/UTM format (I accss this ...
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QGIS GPS bluetooth connection

I have setup a Haicom bluetooth gps on a machine running Windows8 and have used GPSGate to create some virtual COM ports. I have valid data arriving at the COM port, but then I run QGIS and try to ...
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Local Tile Cache in QGIS

I was wondering if there is a way to load a local tile cache (ie: MB Tiles etc.) of imagery that is sitting locally into QGIS? I am hoping to use some tablets for field verification and would like to ...
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QGis Cloud Real Time Data

Through Qgis 1.8 i have a layer whose data are updated every 3 seconds.But the question is whether it is possible that QGis Cloud represents dynamically these changes. Thank you very much
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How do I import AutoCAD [DWG] drawings to QGIS [SHP] using the right CRS settings?

We did some topographical surveys in Indonesia which are drawn in AutoCAD. It's our aim to publish them with QGIS and its webclient. I thought the best way is to georeference the data in AutoCAD ...
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Stop custom attribute form from resizing in Qgis

When I open a custom attribute form for a feature in Qgis it always gets resized to the default size of the original Qgis attribute form. I've tried to set the sizePolicy in QT Designer to Fixed ...
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How to add a layer group using pyQGIS?

Good morning, I would like to know how I can create a new group in the layer manager using python code, someone could help me?
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HTML framework in GIS development version

I have a question. I need to insert an HTML frame in the QGIS developer version. That works very well. Now I will also create a title page as HTML. Now my question is which program I best create the ...
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Extrude Shapefile to KML based on field value

I would like to extrude shapefile polygons to a KML based on a value stored in the attribute table. I am hoping to do this using open source software (QGIS, FWTools, GDAL, etc.). I looked at ogr2ogr ...
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How can I open georeferenced ArcMap raster files in Qgis?

How can I open georeferenced arcmap raster files in Qgis?
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Is it possible to use USGS .shd files in QGIS?

Has anyone successfully used QGIS with US Geological Survey shd files to map geology - specifically to display colors and geological symbols (dip/strike etc) stored in a USGS supplied shd file. ...
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How to measure area of polygons generated from gps data in qgis? [duplicate]

Somebody classified my question as a duplicate. But applying the answer doesn't work for me. Here is what I did: - I made sure that my layer is in a projected coordinate system (UTM30N, WGS84) - I ...
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How to fix “import qgis.core ImportError: DLL load failed” [duplicate]

I am trying to develop a GIS application in QGIS using the Python language. Unfortunately, I encountered a problem from the outset is that of import and qgis.core qgis.gui. the Problem in the python ...
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How to make raster cells with a certain value stand out in QGIS?

I would like to make my raster cells glow in QGIS. If I have a dataset where only a few pixels has a value, they can be pretty difficult to spot (unless I know where to look). Stretching helps a bit, ...
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Rendering order of layers in QGis libraries

I am using the QGis libraries in a external Qt App. When adding vector and raster layers (in any order) to the QgsMapLayerRegistry instance, it somehow sorts the layers so that the vector layers is ...
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wireless sensor network integration with GIS

I am working on a project in which I need to represent data on a map after collecting it from wireless sensors.The wireless sensors are placed in the field and it collects information regarding soil ...
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Vector layer and google map do not line up in PDF

I'm using qgis 1.8 with windows 7. When I use print composer to export as PDF, the google map does not line up with the vector layers. Please help.
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tin model in Qgis [duplicate]

I am having DSM and DTM data .My primary objective is to develope a CHM(Canopy Height Model) in Qgis.which i have done already but in my company they are stressing that CHM model which i already ...
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geoserver wms issues

My WMS on a local test server was working fine with GeoExplorer but suddenly stopped working and now I don't get the LocalServer in the datasources list. I have tried reboot/restart. I tried adding ...
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Has anyone compiled QGis for 64-bit Windows 7?

It seems to me that a 64-bit build would be a much desired version. Has it been done or are there Qt 64-bit compiler issues blocking the way?
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Custom forms and location of python code

I'm working with custom forms for the attribute table of various qgis-object and it works realy well, but I would like to have my forms and their python files separated from the projects. This is not ...
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Percentage of polygon in one shapefile within polygon of another

I'm a newbie, apologies if this is obvious/has already been asked and answered but I couldn't find anything. I have two shapefiles: 1. an administrative boundary layer for a county in the UK known as ...
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QGIS: “No data” raster value for missing rows conflicts with data?

I’m having a problem with specifying “no data” in a raster dataset in QGIS 1.8.0-Lisboa. QGIS does fine in interpreting pixels I don’t have rows for as “no data” if I set Layer Properties -> ...
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Install QGIS 1.9 on Fedora 19

I have tried the guide http://hub.qgis.org/projects/quantum-gis/wiki/Download yum install --enablerepo=updates-testing qgis qgis-python qgis-grass qgis-mapserver it shows only QGIS 1.8 is ...
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After joining data from csv file to shapefile, why are all values zero in categorized renderer?

I have joined data from a csv file to my shapefile. The attribute table shows a successful join. I have converted the variable of interest to INTEGER. But when I go through Style to categorize the ...
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How can I see average of raster value over certain area, marked by mouse?

I have a raster in Quantum GIS and I am just exploring it. How can I see average of raster value over certain area, marked by mouse? In other words: How can I select particular area in QGIS? How can ...
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Unwanted lines when cutting & merging polygons

I am using QGIS version 1.8.0. Sometimes when I cut or merge polygons I get unwanted lines left in them. On zooming in to them they do not appear to be slivers. Is there a way of getting rid of these ...
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Check if a point is near a linestring with MySQL Spatial Extension (untrustable)

I have to discover if a given point is at least 500 meters (ou other distance) from a route line that exist in my database recorded using the MySQL Spatial. I see there is no similar function in ...
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export openlayers as .shp file in Qgis

Is it possible to save an openlayers map as a shape or tab file in Qgis. I would like to have a part of an area from google maps as a shape file for later use?
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Styles from Geomedia (mdb with style library) to be used in qgis?

We are trying to move some projects from Geomedia Professional to QGIS. Since we have large style libraries (stored as mdb) we are looking for a way to convert the styles to a format that QGIS can ...
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How can I translate Modis HDF To GeoTiff

I've a MODIS04 L2, and I want to extract band 8:Image_Optical_Depth_Land_And_Ocean. I use Quantum GIS to open this band, because Quantum GIS see this is not coordinates so this allow me to select ...
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Why are attributes missing in overlay tab QGIS 1.8.0?

I want to add a diagram overlay onto a shapefile layer. When I look at the attribute table, all the correct columns are shown. However, when I open the layer property box, the attribute columns I want ...