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Misaligned GADM shapefiles and the NE dataset

I am very new to using GIS programs, so please excuse me if this is a trivial question. I'm having the following problem: When adding a GADM shapefile layer for Uganda onto the Natural Earth set of ...
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Issues using geographic and projected coordinate systems QGIS 2.0

I am having issues with QGIS 2.0.1 working between local projected coordinate systems (such as OSGB36, NAD83) and Geographic systems (such as WGS84). The stock answer I have been provided is 'load ...
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How to load interlis1 files directly into QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour 64Bit (W7Pro)

with earlier version of QGIS (1.8) it was possible to load data in interlis 1 format directly. If I try now it says something like unknown format. Is this because I'm using the 64Bit version of the ...
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QGIS proximity raster with extent beyond original coverage?

I need a raster coverage of distances from points outside the geographic region of interest, and am having trouble doing this with QGIS. Questions like this one (Calculating distance to points in ...
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Why can't I edit attribute table imported through 'text as layer'

I imported the coordinates from an Excel table. They show as single points as intended. Now I want to add columns to the attribute table, but I'm not able to edit it. I wanted to import the following ...
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Stop QGIS opening in a new workspace in Ubuntu

Very basic issue I imagine other Ubuntu users will have encountered: every time you open QGIS, it does so in a new workspace - note the arrow in the sidebar is empty not full, just after opening QGIS. ...
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Different output from running algorithm in toolbox and from script

I am unable to get the same results when running the qgis:reproject tool from QGIS processing toolbox (QGIS version 2.0.1) as when running it from a Python script (console). In this example I am ...
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QGIS Python Composer Attribute Table has no content

I post 2 Month ago the same question. So I try it a second time with more code. My Problem still is that I add at the composer a attribute table and in this table there is no content. My Code: ...
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Issues with Selection and Viewing of Attribute Table using QGIS and SQL Server Express 2008 R2

I am having issues with Selection using QGIS 2.0.1. Dufour. When I select one point, all of the points get highlighted. Attribute Table dialog shows Errors for all of the attributes. It indicates that ...
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Where are the 'preloaded' images for the composer

Hi I am trying to add a North arrow to a map in the composer in QGIS 2.0 on a Mac. Googling tells me to simply add one from the preloaded images. When I click the add image icon I get a dialogue ...
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Exporting polygon shapefile with lat/lon points

By copying rows of the attribute table of a polygon shapefile, I figured out how to extract the points of the given polygon but to my surprise, they are formatted backwards: POLYGON(( ...
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Loading PostGIS raster layer into QGIS

I am unable to load a PostGIS raster layer into QGIS. I have looked through previous posts Loading raster from PostGIS DB into QGIS and Cannot add the PostGIS raster layer with QGIS but was not able ...
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How to handle plugins of two different QGIS installations on the same computer

I have a computer with 2 versions of QGIS. Both versions are running on Win 7 64 bits with 16 Mb of ram. One is Dufour 32 bits and the other one is version 2.1 OSgeo4W 64 bits. I am experimenting ...
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QGIS - Convert Vector points to GPS waypoints and route

I'm new here. I have a shape file with a series of points (around 300) using British National Grid. I need to put them on my Garmin Etrex 10 as waypoints. Can someone tell me how to convert this ...
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Saga Reclassify grid problem

I am using Qgis 2.1 ver. 5f5cd4c (64 bit version on win7 64) OSGeo installed. I was trying to reclassify a DEM in EPSG:32614. I used the SAGA's Reclassify algorithm in the processing toolbox. I ...
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Ádvance Python Field Calculator - Global Expressions [duplicate]

I am trying to create a global expression that populates a new field based upon existing values in an attribute table. I am using QGIS Dufour and the Sextante toolbox, and the "Advanced Python Field ...
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How to get custom colormap onto 3D NVIZ in QGIS GRASS

I am trying to create a 3D version of my 2D raster using QGIS GRASS NVIZ. I have been following these steps: ...
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Create a band mask based on pixel locations, not in pixel values

I have this image loaded in QGIS, with two possible values for the pixels: 1 = orange, 2 = blue For simplification, assume it represents a province of a country. I want to extract just the part of ...
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how to identify qgsvectorlayer area?

I need to identify the area from Qgis qgsvectorlayer anyone have an idea how to do that in python ?
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Questions about EPSG:6372

I'm using QGIS 1.8.0 and as CRS EPSG:6372 a projection for Mexico, defined by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI). I have the following questions: If I measure the minimum ...
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file type needed to add layer containing contour lines

What file format is usable/recognized by qgis to add contour lines to a map? I'm working with Linux Mint 15, and qgis 1.7.5
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QGIS rule-based point style responding to number of co-located objects? [duplicate]

I am mapping the geolocated location information for 5.5k Twitter profiles as point data. Many of them have the same location ie "London, UK" meaning that they return identical coordinates. On the map ...
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No prj file output from qgis:reproject

I'm trying to reproject a vector layer using the 'qgis:reproject' algorithm in the processing/sextante module of QGIS, from Python. This kind of works, but the .prj and .qpj files created after ...
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QGIS 2: How to create a regular vector grid at fine scale and for large area?

In QGIS, we wish to create a regular vector grid with 25*25m resolution and over an area of around 12000 km2. We tried to use: -vector>research tools> vector grid - and v.mkgrid function from GRASS ...
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Using in-memory vector layer with QGIS processing / SEXTANTE

I'm trying to run the qgis:clip algorithm from console, but am getting an error when using an in-memory layer as the overlay parameter. Is this to be expected, or am I doing something wrong? Code: ...
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How to change the colormap in QGIS 2.01?

I decided to say goodbye to ArcGIS and switch to QGIS which is nice, but it has given me a hard time to handle various problems. Few months ago, I made a map using QGIS 1.8 with a relief background ...
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qgis delaunay circumcircles

Is it possible to show the delaunay circumcircles in QGIS? I know how to make the Voronoi polygons and Delaunay triangles. I found a web page that shows the circumcircles at: ...
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QGIS 2.0 text delimited layer importing data as single row

I'm trying to import a text delimited layer using lat/lon, but the tool interprets the data as a single line. I've tried saving my csv using several different programs (Stata, python editor, text ...
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QGIS Grass Plugin fails with r.cost.vect

I tried the following in QGIS with the Grass Plugin: r.cost input=preCostSurface@albi start_points=OSMroads@albi output=cost0109 max_cost=0 And I get the following error: Dev note: Adapted sites ...
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WFS connect SSL handshake fails

I'm running geoserver on my own server at home. Everything works great usually but when I try to connect to WFS from QGIS over https I get a warning saying SSL Handshake Failed. This is probably ...
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Georeference image is mirrored

I'm working with QGIS and I'm trying to geo-reference a tobin lease map. The map datum: NAD27, projection: UTM Zone 14N. The process to georeference is fairly straight forward but the results I'm ...
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Why do area measurements from “measure area” tool and field calculator differ?

My problem is when using the "measure Area" tool on the toolbar I get the correct value but when using the field calculator in the Layer Attributes the area is very different including -ve areas. ...
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How to create points based on the distance and bearing from a survey point?

I am plotting witness tree data to calculate pre-settlement tree density. I have a shapefile with points along section lines (square miles) at each half mile. I am making another table that contains ...
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geoprocessing across multiple vector layers QGIS2

I have 6 layers of point data (each layer is one year), where data in each layer are distributed throughout a grid, and the grid is identical in each layer. I'd like to extract data from each layer, ...
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Select by SQL in QGIS Python

In the GUI there is the Query Builder, but that does not seem to be easily available in Python. The processing (SEXTANTE) module has the qgis:selectbyattribute algorithm, but that only supports ...
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How to find out Why a QGIS plugin is rejected for Version 2

I have a selection of python plugins (one rather large one) that I have developed under Qgis 1.8 and that I am migrating to qgis 2.0. The error that the Plugin Manager gives me when I load these ...
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how to use “data defined override” in qgis 2.0?

How can I use the new "data defined override"-funktion in qgis 2.0? I did not find any further information about it in the handbook an somewere else. I want to label my layer with different front ...
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Raster terrain analysis on QGIS 2.0.1 - No curvature analysis?

I need to perform a curvature analysis on a DEM. I've found this tutorial ...
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How to calculate the intersect two shapefiles [duplicate]

I have two shapefiles. 1. the clinic buffers 500m area. 2. the postcode area. Is there a simple way to calculate the intersect two shapefiles ? I'm using QGIS Dufour. I tried to use fTools to ...
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Reprojecting Natural Earth dataset to World Eckert I

My question is connected with QGIS 2. Could anybody explain me how I ought to reproject the Natural Earth dataset there in order my world map to look correctly? When I strive to reproject these data I ...
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How to automatically update coordinates in print composer?

I tried "$x" and "$y" for coordinates but it always give me zero "0" values too, and what I really want is to display the coordinates like in this image.
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Using QGIS plugins from Python [duplicate]

Is there a simple way to automate calls to QGIS plugins from a QGIS Python script? Either from console or a plugin? I am ideally looking for a way to specify input/output parameters and bypass GUI. ...
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How to calculate the area of raster catchment zones?

I have a raster with irregular shape and I need to calculate the area. The "classic" method (Vectorize+field calculator) didn't work, it makes thousands of polygons. Any ideas? Thanks a lot!
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How to select features based upon multiple values in graphical modeler?

I'm trying to create a basic model using QGIS, the QGIS graphical modeler and the sextante toolbar. In part of the model, I need to select features based upon multiple attribute values (for example - ...
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QGIS layers don't overlay after trying 'enable on the fly' and CRS settings

I know there are already many questions about this topic, but none of the answers helped me so far. I have two layers I want to overlay in QGIS. One of them is an Excell file with the coordinates of ...
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How to remove z & m coordinates from shapes with QGIS? (Or arcgis, grass, gdal, Python…)

I've recently received some parcel data in shapefile format that has z & m coordinates (all = 0.0). The WKT for a typical parcel looks like this: "MULTIPOLYGON (((2672464.560700002 ...
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QGIS 64-bit ODBC set up link to 32-bit Access on win7

I am trying to set up a an ODBC link to Access 2007 32-bit but not having any success. My system is a win7 pro 64-bit and I have QGIS 64-bit installed. Here are the steps I have already tried. Set ...
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problem in loading outputs from processing tool (sextante) [duplicate]

hopefully some of you have got an answer to what happens to me when i run (so far) all the processing tools for carrying out raster analyses. This is the type of message i receive from QGIS (2.0.1 ...
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How do I create a shapefile of polygons from points in a spreadsheet?

I have a spreadsheet that has 100 different polygons listed with UTM coordinates for the 4 corners of each polygon. I want to turn the spreadsheet into a shapefile with 100 unique objects, 1 for each ...
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How to display NoData of a raster in QGIS

How can I show raster pixels with NoData value in QGIS? In ArcMap there is a button to choose the color for the NoData value. Is there something like this in QGIS?