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intersect two shape files using QGIS API

I am trying to automate a process of a shape file. We are using google maps engine and we have limitation on number vertices in a shape file. so I am using a grid to split the shape files. In GUI , I ...
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How to get vector feature by mouse location?

I'm writing a photo grouping plugin. My current problem can be broken up into "end goal" and "baby steps", because I think that's what I want. But if there's a way to get to the end by a different ...
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Problem with WMS layer from SAGIS: Invalid format/can't parse XML

Can you help me the following problem: I try to load WMS layer from SAGIS (Salzburg GIS) into Qgis: http://www.salzburg.gv.at/themen/se/sagis/download.htm for example: Geoland WMS ...
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How to handle “Mount: Access Denied” when installing QGIS on Win7?

I tried to install qgis on my laptop with Windows 7 Professional and it is a 64 bit machine. after going through the procedure described below I got the message "Mount Access Denied". What is going ...
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How do you parse an HTML formatted attribute value to seperate columns in a database table?

All, I have an attribute field formatted using HTML all ready to go for google earth markers. The KML in question is here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/95231813/state_pts_MI.kml Here is the value: ...
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How to add another layer origin in my installed OpenLayers plugin?

Can I modify my installed Openlayers plugin files to add a new layers origin? If yes, what files?
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QGIS can't find osgeo after GDAL upgrade

Mac OS 10.6.8: I installed QGIS 1.8.0 with GDAL 1.8; then another app requires GDAL 1.9 and installed it; now QGIS can't find osgeo [python-gdal]. (I can't find any trace of GDAL 1.8 left in my ...
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How to create a small globe locator map in QGIS?

I've tried searching on gis.stackexchange and elsewhere but can't seem to figure this one out though it seems simple enough. The type of locator I'm thinking of is similar to the one from the map in ...
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Unable to connect Postgis from QGIS 1.8.0

I have installed PostgreSQL and PostGIS on my laptop (Win 7 64 bit OS). I am running QGIS 1.8.0 on my machine . When I am trying to connect Postgis I am getting connection failed error then I tried ...
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How to randomize colors for large datasets in QGIS new symbology?

Someone has already asked how to randomize colors by class in QGIS new symbology, but the answer there does not work with datasets containing more than 100 unique values since the Random option only ...
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Is it possible to fix a vector layer after I badly georeferenced a map? [duplicate]

Sorry in advance if I missed another question on this topic. I searched for everything I could think of, but I didn't find anything with a solution to my problem. I am quite new to GIS tools and ...
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How to add the Delimited Text Plugin for QGIS 1.8?

I can't find the Delimited text Plugin- everything keeps telling me it's in the core build, but which core build? the Mac OS variant comes in multiple installers so without programatically unpacking ...
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View HTML field data with QT4 browers as a QGIS Run Feature Action Tool

I've successfully populated a sqlite table with an HTML-encoded-table as a field attribute, and so there is literally a Table within a single field value in sqlite, for each record. This is going to ...
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How to route railcars along railroads?

I'm very new to the world of GIS, but I'm learning a great deal from this site, as well as others. I fell like this should be 'easy' but I need to be pointed in the right direction. I'm trying to ...
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Display raster outlines

I guess mine is a very simple task, however I don't know how to solve it. I m trying to display the outlines of a raster created from a polygon shp. What I would like to come up with is an image where ...
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QPJ files on ESRI software

We have some GIS data, which was converted from AutoCAD dwg to TAB using mapinfo, then converted to shapefiles as that's what we are required to create. Editing the data fields was done in the shape ...
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Normalize with gdal_translate

I do not understand the command line when I try to work with gdal_translate in QGIS. I found this at the forum: Normalize raster values to 0-255 And tried this: *"If not, from within QGIS choose ...
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Modifying File GDB Feature Class Features Using QGIS

I've installed the File GDB API using the OSGEO4W advanced installation when installing QGIS. I've had a bit of trouble with it initially and have posted a few questions with some helpful Stack ...
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Two different ways of labeling in QGIS Layouter

I've made a map with points and labels related to those points. In one area, the points are very dense, therefore, I'd prefer to create one small scale map and in the corner a large scale map, to get ...
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graduated pattern polygon fill

I'm sure this question is really really basic but I appeal to you because I hate the idea that I have spent 20 minutes trying to do such a simple thing... All I want to do is style a polygon layer by ...
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Looking for Floodplain Modelling instructions

I'm really new to GIS, yet I have a project that I am doing that is GIS entensive. I want to do a flood plain (for a river whose shapefile i have) and publish whatever output (its a map i presume) ...
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How to change vector attributes values?

I want to change vector attributes values. i could not get the command fet.setAttribute indeed, it is mentionned in http://hub.qgis.org/issues/7223 that: "The QgsFeature instance now must be ...
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How to rasterize a vector map?

I am looking for a way to create a raster grid from a vector map. I have a map consisting of shapefiles which I want to export as a raster with UTM coordinates. I was thinking of something using the ...
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Automated way to join

I have river networks (polyline) of several adjacent countries as shapefiles that almost match up at the borders, but not quite. Is there any way to automatically connect them to a consecutive river ...
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How do I find vector line bearing in QGIS or GRASS?

How can one extract the bearings from a set of lines in a vector file? I'm trying to find the bearings of several straight vector line segments (simplified contour lines, actually) and can't figure ...
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PyQgis overwrite shape file and adding layer to Qgis

I am creating a shapefile in python by: driver = ogr.GetDriverByName('ESRI Shapefile') datasource = driver.CreateDataSource('c:/temp/toke2.shp') layer = ...
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Previewing File Geodatabase in QGIS Browser - Is it Possible?

Can I Preview/look at file geodatabase attributes in the QGIS browser if I have installed QGIS using OSGEO4W installer and FileGDB API? Currently I can add/edit file geodatabase feature classes to ...
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about intersection function of QGIS

I used QGIS digitization function to create polylines. Then I need to find the intersection points of these intersected lines. I used the function under the vector editing menu. But I couldnt do it. I ...
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How to fix distortions for Baden-Württemberg?

I'm working in an area in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. I loaded some OSM data in QGIS but the map display is distorted. I tried ftools define projection with many different projections but nothing ...
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How to load more than the standard tools to the grass toolbox?

I need to know how I get all the grass tools into the grass toolbox of QGIS. Is there an easy way to do this? I tried the sextante toolbox. After an update sextante doesnt work (python errors). For ...
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How do I style lines to show gradient colors for two attributes?

I have a layer with the city streets. I have a database with traffic values, including traffic going into the city and traffic going out from the city. I need to show the street links with different ...
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Help in GRASS/QGIS/Python

I have Idea about ArcGIS, and a bit of QGIS and zero programming knowledge, which I am trying for thesedays. I saw GRASS GIS and have started working with shapefiles, which are not being loaded... :( ...
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How to represent two fields of the same states or district layer using different color borders and fills in QGIS?

If I had a set of data in QGIS that was gradually shading a state or district the exact way I wanted -- but I also need to portray more information about that state or district with additional colors, ...
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QGIS plugins with python dependencies [closed]

Problem: I have a Windows XP machine with Python 2.7.3 installed at ‘C:\Python27' and the scipy module installed at ‘C:\Python27\Lib\site-packages'. I installed QGIS 1.8 recently and started ...
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View PostGIS geometry in QGIS

I am a newbie to GIS systems so please be patient. I have a PostGIS database set up with a spatial data table. One of the columns is of Geometry type and contains Points with SRID 4326. I want to ...
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styles when merging shapefiles in qgis

Trying to create something for mapstory.org It wants it in all one shapefile. So I create a polygons and lines (with time attributes) in qgis 1.8 Then merge them all into one shapefile, how can you ...
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Mysterious Problems with .IGE file [closed]

I'm trying to manipulate an .IGE file, which I understand is a raster data format developed by Erdas Imagine. The data I've downloaded is the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) 2006 Percent Developed ...
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How to get a QGIS useable style file from OS .xml and .xsl files?

Ordnance survey provide some style files to support their vectormaplocal product. The style files appear to come in pairs, similarly named but one with a .xml extension and the other .xls The two ...
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How to set/save the extent of a map in QGIS?

I'm creating a bunch of maps with TimeManager in QGIS in order to create an animation. In order to overcome some of the limitations of TimeManager for dealing with raster files, I'm creating ...
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Coordinates conversion doubt

In QGIS do I have a EPSG:4326 shapefile that shows the coordinates "-7148300 -3688500" and I need them in the format -64º -31º for further processing in a geodjango app. However using ogrinfo I get ...
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Converting Heatmap into Grid of Points to regenerate less accurate Heatmap?

Question: How do you take a heatmap generated using a GIS software (arcgis, qgis...) and convert it into a uniform grid array of points which can be used to regenerate the heatmap (although with ...
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About spatialite views and Attribute table

I try to use views with spatial column in spatialite. I can connect to spatialite database and load the layer without problems but when I try to view data in Attribute Table I can't get eny data; all ...
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Select record from table attributes in QGIS and Python

Can anyone tell how I can access to the attribute table of a shp and select a record from a specific row and column using Python (with console or a script). I've been looking for in the qgis API, but ...
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Is there a way to visualize a convexhull in qgis 1.8 lisboa?

There is no way to visualize a convexhull in qgis 1.8 lisboa? I have tried following views in Postgis 1.5 I was told to use an id column to publish it in Qgis. If you not use an id column, u cannot ...
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How to delete one polygon from a multi polygon record in a spatialite database using QGIS

I have a spatialite database with multi polygon records within the database. When i try to edit these records i cannot delete just one of the polgons for a specific record. It only allows me to delete ...
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Did anyone manage to use time manager with dates before 1900?

a simple question. Did anyone manage to use time manager with dates before 1900? Other than the solution suggested by Anita in Is it possible to change the year range of time manager in QGIS?
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QGIS cannot view raster loaded to PostGIS through raster2pgsql

I tried to load a raster GeoTIFF image to a PostGIS database using "raster2pgsql" following the OpenGeo Suite Manual. The command I used is: C:\>raster2pgsql -s 4283 -I -C -M "C:\Program ...
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Can TimeManager animate a large number of rasters in QGIS?

I understand that as of a year ago, the TimeManager plugin was not intended to handle more than a handfull of rasters. This post is in blind hope that this has changed! I'm trying to create a map ...
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Convert Shp to Dxf with QGIS [duplicate]

8.0. I have asked this before and seen similar but not the same (all of which I Have not got an answer to so not a duplicate). But is there a way to export a shp as a dxf so that it will not crash ...
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GIS file format for space and time data?

I need some advice with GIS file format choice. Here is my problem: I have about 100 stations. At each station water temperature is measured daily for 1 year I want to load this data to QGIS and be ...