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How do I make this into a working CRS in ArcGIS?

+proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 +lon_0=-114 +k=0.9999 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs I have this text string which I successfully used to project data in QGIS. How do I use ...
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Why do I get an empty shapefile when converting this KMZ in QGIS?

I have downloaded a KMZ file containing global elevation information. I have tried to convert the data to a shapefile using qgis (save as shape option) and using the zonum solutions website but both ...
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Converting QGIS Labels to a Polygon Shapefile

I am trying to create an annotation feature from labels and then export this out as a polygon shapefile (the resulting shapefile can then be loaded into ArcGIS online to basically have labels without ...
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Conversion of point grid to a raster with open source tools (Gdal, QGIS …)

I'm looking to do something which seem simple to me, but I haven't found a solution since 2 days I looked for. I've got a Postgis DB with lot of points (WGS84) spaced of 100 meters which cover a ...
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Multiparts and Multigeometries: checking for multigeometries with PyQGIS?

I have been working with PyQGIS and writing a small script to check whether the layers I have in the MapCanvas have geometries of type "MultiXX" because I want to run the "Multipart to Singleparts" ...
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How to fix “The selected file already seems to have a world file!” when image hasn't been georeferenced before?

I am georeferencing historical aerials from 1988 in QGIS 2.2.0. Sometimes it works perfectly and other times after I have places my points and start the georeferencer a window pops up saying: "The ...
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How to create input data for the LRS plugin from an excel table without coordinates?

I'm working with QGIS 2.2.0. I want to add a shapefile from an excel file that has informations I want to use in the LRS plugin. The excel file has no geographic information. Every time I try to save ...
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How to join information from an excel table to a road feature in QGIS?

I'm working with GQIS 2.2.0 Valmiera. I've made a shapefile of a road that consists in a single line. Now I want to add information that I have in an excel table about several point in the road. How ...
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Why does QGIS 2.2 Atlas not work?

I have problem with atlas generation in QGIS 2.2. I'd like to export pdf map with 2 maps window and use coverage layer function. Atlas doesn't iterate across the features in coverage layer. First ...
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Can QGIS alone can be used without installing grass?

can QGIS alone can be used without installing grass? i want to use functions of grass and i am not interested to create mapset and all. just with raster and vector files, i want to study temporal ...
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How to calculate the area of an ellipse on the earth's surface using Python?

I have a dataset consisting of GPS coordinates. I use a clustering algorithm to generate a two dimensional Gaussian for me. The Gaussian takes the shape of an ellipse if visualized on the map. ...
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QGis: scripting the map rendering (multiple similar maps from one shapefile)

I would like to ask for advice on creating a Python script that will provide the opportunity to render a plenty of similar maps (with the same extent, projection, layout, color scheme and composition, ...
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MSSQL Connection settings for QGIS

OK first lets get the blond elements out of the way- I'm not asking for how I connect to my actual database. What I'm asking for is an example or screen shot of the entries required when setting up a ...
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Producing gradients between shapefiles and using original boundarys as isoclines (lines)

to produce a bathmertical map of a river bed I draw shapefiles showing the different depths based on satellite images taken during different tidal levels (deepest, 2nd deepest, 3rd deepest, shore ...
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What's the use of the buffer function in field calculator?

I'm trying to find out how the buffer command in the filed calculator works. I tried to create a new field to my point shapefile (integer) with the following: buffer ($geometry, 100) but no ...
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QGIS map tip / label showing a table

I have a MSSQQL Spatiatal layer with Point data (borehole locations, pointID) and a joint table lithology (soil info per borehole, pointID, depth from, depth to, constituent) Is there a way to use ...
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QGIS 2.2 Atlas - Blank Export

I've got a map laid out how I want it in QGIS 2.2, using the "Atlas Generation" feature. When I preview the atlas, all 7 pages look proper and seem to work fine. However, I cannot export them to any ...
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Can a joined-layer have its attribute changed depending on what layers are selected/deselected?

Using QGIS, I have a polygon-grid layer which covers everything, Layer_All joined with 2 other grid layers: Layer_1 and Layer_2, both of which intersect at various points. I would like Layer_All to ...
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QGIS - move a point object to specific coordinate

Is there a way of select an object (point, polygon) and move it to a specific coordinate (manually inserted)? (with Numerical Digitize plugin can not make a move of the object but rather it creates ...
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Sorting points to flight path route

Original question: I would like to sort my points in QGIS. See image Restated question: The grid tool currently numbers by starting at R1C1 and going to R1Cx, then R2C1 to R2Cx. How do I number the ...
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Rasterization in different bands

I have a set of vector based shape files, representing different types of ground coverage in a city (for ex: roads, buildings, open field,...). For the algorithm that I want to run on it, I need just ...
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How to set the output extents of rasterization in QGIS

I am trying to rasterize a bunch of vector based shape files in QGIS. All these files are covering certain types of ground use in a city (houses, street, open field,...). I need these files to be ...
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How to remove black box around georeferenced grayscale image in QGIS?

i'am trying to georeference a grayscale image (*.tif) in QGIS 2.2.0 Valmeria. It is working but QGIS draws a black box around the georeferenced raster image. If i use the option set 0 transparent, not ...
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Credential Dialog, disabling default Realm information messages disclosing password

I'm using the QgsCredentialDialog for determining user access to the database. When a user is failing to log in correctly the log in credentials are shown in the dialog (Fig. 1). (success, uname, ...
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Expand raster extent and set expanded values using nearest neighbor sampling

I have run a hydrodynamic model which has given me a grid of surface elevations throughout a bay. I am trying to process the results in ArcMap (or QGIS if needed). My goal is to take the current grid ...
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Clipping several raster layers to the same exact size QGIS

I'm new to QGIS, sorry if this is a newbie question... I need to clip about 40 different raster layers from one vector layer (that has the boundaries of 4 neighboring countries) but I need them all to ...
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How do i create a flow line map for my data? [duplicate]

I am trying to illustrate a passenger travel flow map from a road terminal to several destinations on a road layer. I have QGis and ArcGIS, but I don't know much on how to start the work. I already ...
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Automating the production of GPS-compatible map tiles from georeferenced raster maps

I have a set of TIFF maps that I want to load onto Garmin GPS 62s units. The maximum size for each tile on the GPS is 3Mb and less than 1 million pixels. I manually produced one tile, following this ...
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How to convert this geometry location format to a qgis usable format?

I am a beginner with regard to dealing with gis information, so please bear with me. I would be obliged if someone could help. I have data on asssembly constituencies of Delhi, with these ...
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How to increase label size of OpenLayers plugin basemap layers?

For QGIS 2.2.0-Valmiera, how does one increase the label size of OpenStreetMap layer or any other basemap layer? Presently the labels are way too small to read. For example, I find that for the same ...
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Intersection of polygons QGIS 2.2

I have a polygon layer with many circle polygons in it, which are overlapping each other. I now would like to cut of the overlapping areas at their cutting edge: I use QGIS 2.2 and couldn't ...
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Why is node tool deleting unselected points in lines?

I am freehand editing lines to a shapefile on Mac QGIS 2.2.0, and have my snap settings at vertex and segment @ 20 pixels. The lines are roadways and I have merged them all into one feature and merged ...
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Error openlayers plugin in qgis [duplicate]

I did the following steps: I put the projection in 3857 and I enabled the project on the fly Open a vector shape layer in the projection 4326 I enabled the openlayers plugin Clicked enabled ...
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Question about BNG coordinate systems

I'm historically a user of MapInfo Professional but have recently started using FME and have been talked into now testing out a copy of QGIS. The main problem I've come across is that the coordinate ...
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why can't i export geometry data from a shapefile?

I saved the layer using "vector save as" box but even when adding GEOMETRY=AS_XY in the layer box, the csv only showed the id and no gemetry data.
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Importing data from Excel into ArcGIS/QGIS

I have downloaded the hourly solar radiation data from NREL which is in CSV format but the problem is that the file does not have an exclusive column called latitude and longitude. There are 100s of ...
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Replacement of QVariant and setAttributeMap in PyQGIS

I am updating a plugin for QGIS 1.8 to QGIS 2.x. I have the code below. The setAttributeMap does not exist anymore. I have replaced it with fet.setAttributes and it seems to work. When using ...
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Why do layers appear in the wrong order in QGIS 2.2?

I have a problem with in which order my vector and raster layers appear in QGIS. I have raster that I want to be the background of my other layers (vector). I place the vector layers on top in the ...
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Exporting PDF from QGIS with print composer without destroying fonts

So I'm making this nice map with a lot of labels which are going to end up in a book. Since the labels doesn't end up exactly where I want them I'd like to move them some in Illustrator after ...
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Link/unlink buttions in the Attribute Table's Form View

Toggling the edit button, in the Form View/Table View, buttons for adding/deleting a record is available. Two additional buttons are also available (Fig. 1). From the look of the icons they perform ...
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how to put a cropped selection of a map into the composer

I have a map canvas and I want to have a portion of that canvas printed. I adjust the canvas window in QGIS to show what I want to print and then add the map to the composer. The results are very ...
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How to work with Microstation DGN v8i files in QGIS?

I have a set of multiple files in DGN format (Microstation V8i). I would like to work with them in Qgis. Since QGIS only support pre-V8i dgn files, I cannot directly open the files. My first idea was ...
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Crossover Anaylsis

I am new to GIS. I have a text file with (lat,long) of flight lines. If I view the coordinates, they are points, but I am interested in drawing the path of those points, basically connecting them and ...
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How to organize a kml created from a shapefile in QGIS?

I have a shapefile that I would like to export into a kml to share it with my colleagues. This shapefile contains a few hundred polygons. I have QGis 2.2.0 on Windows 7. I would like to create a kml ...
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Entity handle from Visio

I have successfully imported the polygons from a Visio diagram via dxf into QGIS by using the "space" shape in Visio (a normal rectangular shape comes through as polylines, not as a polygon). Very ...
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QGIS 2. Bad layers won't resolve

This is getting worse... I created a project with about 6 vector layers (which I digitised) with some raster tiles. It is stored locally on my Windows 7 PC, running QGIS 2.0 The project was fine ...
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Using QGIS ComboBoxManager: adapting for QGIS plugin

I'm looking for more guidance using the QGIS ComboBoxManager module (http://3nids.github.io/qgiscombomanager/). After finally getting the imports correct, I'm trudging my way through learning how to ...
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How can I reproject a layer in pyqgis?

I have a problem. I'm currently trying to get the extent of a vector layer in latitude and longitude coordinates in python. The layer is currently in EPSG:3857, so .fullExtent() is not returning what ...
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PyScripter crashes at “import processing”

I set up PyScripter latest version, 2.7) to work with QGIS (2.2, OSGeo4W install) following http://chelahmy.blogspot.ca/2011/02/setting-up-pyscripter-for-quantum-gis.html. It generally works well. I'm ...
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Is the SAGA tool Basic terrain analysis included in Processing?

I can't find the saga tool Basic terrain analysis in the Sextante/processing toolbox. Is this not included or is there a chance to install it?