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QGIS 2 bold Layer names?

I am currently working with QGIS 2.0 in an Ubuntu environment. I have a quite large project with many different layers and layer-groups. By default the layernames are in bold fonts and the groups are ...
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How to find polygons with area size between 300 and 500?

I have bunch of polyygons, all with different area-size. I want to find polygons with areasize between 300-500. Normally I would pick out everyone above 300 (query1) and then commit a new query on ...
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Georeference vector linework

I'm new to GIS and a lot of searching didn't answer my specific question so far, so I hope someone can help me here. What I want to do is creating a small web application to visualize election ...
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How to export xy-coordinates from a line segment

I need an export of xy-coordinates of line segments (Quantum GIS). I found an answer to a similar question here but that concerned only xy of the first and last vertex of a line segment. But I need ...
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How to import and patch multiple ASTER files in QGIS?

I'm a new user and just began with GRASS, where I learned to import 30x30 resolution ASTER files and then patch them (the six I'm working with) into one map. On QGIS, it doesn't appear that there's a ...
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How to specify fields to export from QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.0.1 and am connected to a MS SQL Server spatially enabled database (not ESRI). I am able to connect to the layer and load it into my TOC just fine. I have hidden a number of fields ...
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How can I split polygons in the Natural Earth 10m land shapefile?

This problem, that I have also been struggling with, in QGIS 1.7.3 as well. Here are the steps to reproduce the problem: 1)Download Natural Earth 10m land shapefile from original website. *2)*Open ...
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Convert vector data with irregular points (no grid) to raster with QGIS?

I am aware that how to convert a vector layer to a raster layer is a quite frequent problem and that there are many questions and answers dealing with it. However, none was helpful concerning my ...
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Is Dynamic Traffic Format supported by QGIS?

I have to merge (Dynamic Traffic FORMAT) DTF file into QGIS. This data is only available from NAVTEQ or TOM TOM. When I have searched ArcGIS network analysis tool, there is a clear option for adding a ...
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How to select features of visible layers in QGIS

In QGIS 1.8 I used plugin "Select features of visible layers by rectangle" to know the layer that owns a visible feature. In QGIS 2.0.1 this plugin is no more available. I wonder if it is possible to ...
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Why can't I add the the qgis.org repository public key to Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I'm tryng to intall QGis in Ubuntu 12.04 but I can't import the public key: mferreira@cibiows1:~$ gpg --recv-key 997D3880 gpg: requesting key 997D3880 from hkp server keys.gnupg.net gpg: keyserver ...
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How to install QGIS 2.0 on Mint 15?

Trying to use QGIS 2.0 on Mint 15 (based on Ubuntu 13) I installed, uninstalled and re-installed QGIS from various repositories (ubuntugis-unstable, then qgis.org/debian raring - not clear for me ...
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Find directly joined neighbour points using a different line layer in QGIS

I have two layers of data: A set of points showing every significant point on the UK rail network (Network Rail Stanoxes). These are a mixture of stations, junctions, timing points and signals. An ...
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Is it possible to have a multi-modal network in QGIS?

I would like to design a multimodal network in QGIS and connect it with real-time traffic data (for road, rail and inland waterway). Is it possible to have a multimodal network in QGIS? And how can I ...
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How can I refer to a model variable in a Field Calculator or Pyculator formula?

I am new to QGIS 2.0.1 Modeler (Sextante) and not very able in Python programming. My question regard the use of field calculator (or advanced python field calculator) inside the modeler. Is it ...
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Create shape file with point

I am trying to create a .shp file with Point shapes. I am following this tutorial: http://docs.geotools.org/latest/userguide/tutorial/feature/csv2shp.html I create the project, no syntax error and ...
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Building FGDB support for GDAL 1.10 on Ubuntu

Because data.gc.ca is now distributing some of its data in FGDB format (example: Plant Hardiness Zones), I would like to be able to use it with gdal/QGIS. The compile/install is not going as planned, ...
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ASTER GDEM v2 coastline generation?

I try to generate world coastline 1:30000 from ASTER's DEM with: gdal_contour -a ELEVATION -fl 0 But above produce some of missing coastlines. Whats happening? Is it cliffy shore? How would you ...
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Problem importing ESRI shapefile information to MySQL

I recently updated to Qgis 2.0 and therefore the "exporttomysql" plugin does not work anymore. What I want to do is exporting the geometry information of a shapefile(Polygon) into a MySQL database. I ...
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How to fix Runtime Error R6034: An application has made an attempt to load th C runtime library incorrectly?

I just downloaded QGIS 2.0 and everytime I open it I get this error message window popping up: Does anyone know what this means or how I might be able to fix it? Thanks!
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Postgresql view with Point geometry returns QGIS error “(the_geom) sql = is an invalid layer and cannot be loaded”

I want to create a Postgresql view using point data. When I create the view, the geometry_columns table updates appropriately. Attempting to load in QGIS produces the error “(the_geom) sql = is an ...
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QGis not upgrading from 1.9.0. Ubuntu, Raring, using nghtly PPA

I'm currently running 1.9.0 on ubuntu raring, through the nightly ppas: deb http://qgis.org/debian-nightly raring main deb-src http://qgis.org/debian-nightly raring main But it doesn't update ...
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How to delete overlapping polygon features from one of two layers?

I really need your help! I have two overlapping layers of polygons, and i need to somehow erase the areas the overlaps. -This way i should end up with two layers of non overlapping polygons. Sounds ...
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QGIS 2.0 cannot open TIFF

I've just installed QGIS 2.0 on my Windows 7 computer. I'm trying to open a raster and the system reports this message: Cannot open TIFF file due to missing codec. How can I solve it? Thanks in ...
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Where did the edit UI tab go in QGIS 2.0?

QGIS 2 looks like a big improvement in the software, but a feature I really loved seems to have either moved or been dropped. I have been using Qt Creator to make custom forms for attribute entry, ...
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QGIS 2.0 Plugin error: Unable to load GdalTools plugin?

I just used the osgeo4w exe to install QGIS and all the other software included in the basic setup. When I open QGIS, I get the following error: Plugin error Unable to load GdalTools plugin. The ...
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How to set visibility of columns of the attributetable?

Is there a possibility in QGIS setting a field(column) of the attribute-table to not visible? In the properties-dialog of the layer i couldn't find something. Thanx for any idea.
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Import csv file and use “toggle editing” and “field calculator” without Saving it as a Shapefile.

I am importing a .csv file in QGIS and I have also made the *.csvt file where I have specified my data types. I still cannot use "Toggle editing" and "field calculator".Whether I must save it as a ...
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How to change the color of a selected feature with pyQGIS?

is it possible to change the color of a selected feature in qgis 1.8? To highlight a feature I use: vlayer.setSelectedFeatures(selectedList) box = vlayer.boundingBoxOfSelected() ...
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interpolation methods in qgis

I have a points layer and I want to create an interpolation grid with QGIS 2.0. If I use Raster -> Analysis -> Interpolation the extent of the output raster is good (rectangular shape) but it ...
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How to cluster Raster data

I have thousands of Raster data concerning the ice coverage at the pole at different times (days) over several years. Now I would like to perform a cluster analysis. I want to split the data into ...
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Projection system differs

There is a problem . I want to define projection for a Shape file. The projection system is: "NAD_1983_StatePlane_Montana_FIPS_2500" which is refered in Qgis 1.9 as EPSG:102700 .The same projection ...
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Can I view a Postgis Geometry Array in QGIS?

I have got an array of geometry as a column in postgis database. Is it possible to view the data (even the nth element?) in qgis?
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How to set style in the database (QGIS)

Is it possible to set style layers in the database? (QGIS) [MySQL database] I would like to set and share my style to other users when they open the layer it's still as my style. Thank you
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How to solve 'syntax error, unexpected LE' in QGIS query builder?

I have a very simple question about the advanced query builder in QGIS. I'd like to search for a range of numerical data values in the attribute table, but asking QGIS to show me values that are ...
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How to apply the same style to different columns?

For many of my datasets I have the same imported data duplicated numerous times, each iteration displaying the data values for a different column (in my case it's fish catch weight per gridded cell ...
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QGis: Natural breaks (Jenks) - algorithm is buggy? [closed]

I don't know how the Natural Breaks (Jenks) algorithm works in QGis graduated symbolism, and I've deliberately not researched it in order to ask this question, as my point is based on what seems to be ...
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Can Geodatabase files from ArcMap be imported and used in Qgis?

I'm looking into Qgis and am doing some tests, but one thing I need to be able to do is use geodatabase files from ArcMap and ArcPad. Is that something that can be done and with relative ease? I ...
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Is it possible to use AcuGIS with QGIS?

Has anyone use AcuGIS, a web hosting service for PostGIS and GeoServe? I am curious to see how it works with QGIS. I am looking at some cloud hosting services for PostGIS and I would like to be able ...
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Where has the cartogram plugin for QGIS gone?

This plugin used to be downloadable from Carson Farmer's plugin repository page. However, the repository is broken. An old version of the plugin source code is still available at ...
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how to set default scale value while loading map in QGIS?

I need to set scale value (x) for map loaded to qgis. This should be default so whenever i load map it should scale to x automatically. How to do this? Where should i insert code in QGIS source. I ...
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Why are some values missing from the imported CSV?

Bit of a strange one: i'm importing a CSV where the rows are the WKT data for regularly progressing rectangles from a grid, then the rectangle name, then values (ranging between 2 & 254). When I ...
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How do I merge US counties consistently? [closed]

I am new to QGIS. My project involves county-level data. The problem is that US counties keep changing! (See the US Historical Counties project: http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/) Since my ...
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How to create an extent indicator in QGIS 1.8 print composer?

I'm looking to put an inset map for my main map frame onto my map layout in QGIS print composer. I would like it to indicate the extent and location of the main map on a larger regional map. This ...
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Adding MS Access Table as X,Y Points using QGIS? [duplicate]

Can you add an MS Access table as X,Y points in the same way you can Add X,Y data in ArcMap using: File --> Add Data --> Add X,Y Data Thanks, Mike
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How to delete points which are close to each other?

I have a vector file containing thousands of points. Where points are within x distance from each other, I wish to delete one of the points and keep the other (either by snapping to one point, or ...
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Compiling QGIS 2.0.1 on Centos (SIP problems)

Trying to compile QGIS 2.0.1 on CentOS 6.4 (64 bit): /usr/share/sip/PyQt4/QtGui/qsyntaxhighlighter.sip: In function ‘PyObject* meth_QgsExpressionHighlighter_setCurrentBlockUserData(PyObject*, ...
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QGIS 2 runtime error message on Windows 8:new install [duplicate]

I am getting the following error message: Run Time Error Program:C:\PROGRA~1\bin\qgis-bin.exe R6034 An application made an attempt to load C runtime library incorrectly Contact ...
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How to Get a Vector Layer to add to a QGIS Project

I used QGIS a little bit a few years ago and used some layers for my city that I had. I have a simple project that I would like to use it for and am having a little problem. I would like to simply get ...
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Error adding a delimited text layer

Im working with QGIS 1.8.0 and I have been trying to upload a delimited text layer but keep getting the following error : The layer ...