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Highlight specific area in a box in print composer

My problem can be easily illustrated by the first picture on this site: http://bitmedia.dk/rentegning-af-kommunekort-til-faktaillustration/ I already have the overall map, but I want to make a box in ...
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How to number points along a line consecutively

I have a line and along this line I have different points which are max. 20m away from that line. Now I would like to number the points along the line, like shown in the grafic. Any suggestions how to ...
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How to Lock Grid and Scalebar in QGIS Atlas

Have just started using Valmeira and I am looking at generating an Atlas. I am using irregularly sized features as the index. The challenge I have, is when I set up the template page and scalebar ...
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QGIS 2.2.0.1 Valmiera, Windows 7 64 bit - copying out of GDALInfo-Window in QGIS not possible

When trying to copy information given out by GDALInfo with different kinds of raster data (DEM, normal georeferenced images etc.) through the interface of QGIS 2.2 by right-clicking and choosing copy ...
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How to set Eclipse and PyDev for QGIS when ArcGIS is installed?

I have got a lot problems with the configuration of Eclipse with PyDev in order to develop QGIS plugins. The situation is very weird and frustrating. I can import qgis module using Pyscripter without ...
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How do I add a corel scale drawing

I have a plan of a building, drawn to scale in Corel Draw. The whole drawing was 'surveyed' using the principal of taking distances from of each of these 2 points to identify the location of a 3rd ...
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Running model in QGIS gives ERROR: Missing mandatory parameter?

I am trying to make a batch model to convert band 2 and band 1 MODIS 8 day composites into NDVI. The input files are in tif format, but I want the output to be saved in Idrisi .rst format. I am ...
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Is there a way to get create label classes similar to symbology classes?

Is there any way to get the same classes of label size as by the symbols? For example: i devided towns according to their population to 5 classes (as graduate symbolology), and want to label each ...
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What is the difference between QGIS for Windows and QGIS for Android?

What is the difference between QGIS for Windows and QGIS for Android? Is the functionality the same?
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Editing WFS with max feature limit in QGis

I'm serving a large layer (500 thousand polygons) using Geoserver WFS and what to be able to edit it using QGis. I've set a feature limit on the layer so I wont overload GeoServer with the request. I ...
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How to change a CSV layer attribute value from text to number - once again?

i have read most of the related postings and answers allready ... (e.g. http://anitagraser.com/2011/03/07/how-to-specify-data-types-of-csv-columns-for-use-in-qgis/ and How to change a CSV layer ...
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Tick boxes for a qgis plugin written in python

in a python plugin for qgis I want the user to be able to select one or more of several options via tick boxes. I imagine it to look like e.g. Qgis 2.2 tool "Vector" -> "Data Management Tools" -> ...
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GEOTIFF Binary File with Color Display Issues

I have a GEOTIFF in QGIS that shows values of 0 and 1 and I want the 0 values to have no fill so that background vector layers can show through and so I can easily overlay things in a print composer ...
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Using Affine Transformation to expand polygons in QGIS

I have a shape file, and I'd like to grow each feature by 13.7% or 14%. The program crashes every-time I try to use affine transformation. Any recommendations? I don't have a license for ARCgis. ...
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QGIS combine Vectorlayer and Rasterlayer to one shapefile

I have to create some Thematic Maps, especially Choropleth Maps on Matlab. Therefore i've found a shapefile which I can use, but need to draw some lines there. I've imported my shapefile as a Vector ...
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how to create a map with oneway flows using FlowMapper for QGIS

my plan is to create a map that shows the top 50 (by amount of passengers) international flights departing the United States (e.g. New York -> London, Honolulu -> Tokyo...). I want to use the plugin ...
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QGIS Valmiera, Labels only show for part of polygons

Using 2.2.0-Valmiera on Ubuntu 13.10 I have for Croatia 21 Counties as polygons. Labels show only for 12 counties: here I see that no labels are shown for multipart features. So I checked "Show ...
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Display postgis data with qgis 2.2

I have a problem with some shapefile, PolygonZ type, I have imported with "shp2pgsql-gui". This is the output (note 'coord_dimension' value): mode=c, dump=1, simple=0, geography=0, index=1, ...
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How to call a method by BOTH a button AND a key shortcut

I have been trying to call a method by BOTH a key shortcut (as described here http://www.qgis.org/en/docs/pyqgis_developer_cookbook/snippets.html) and a button I created on the toolbar. The button ...
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Line bearing for wind direction for plume of smoke QGIS

I'm trying to draw a line representing direction of a plume of smoke for an emergency planning scenario in QGIS. The line needs to be 5km in length and have a bearing of 85 degrees. The closest I have ...
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How to handle QGIS 2.2 Data Defined Label Position on PostGIS Layer Null Defaulting to 0?

I just upgraded to qgis 2.2 from 2.0. In 2.2 there was a minor change to data defined label positioning at least when used with postgis layers. In Version 2.2 the labeling engine appears to be ...
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ArcMap reports that PostGIS polygon data is self-interescting

I have an ESRI File Geodatabase of data that I upload to PostGIS using FME. Seeing as I have to have the data in PostGIS for other purposes, it would be great to view the data in ArcMap straight from ...
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QGIS and GDB issue with state published data

QGIS version 2.0.1-Dufour Good day.. I am new to this area and to QGIS, yet thus far I am enjoying the tool and its been very helpful to me. I'm working on a pet project and thus far I have been ...
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How to perform a standard deviation stretch on a raster in QGIS

Is there a way to perform a (2) standard deviations stretch on a raster image in QGIS 2.2? I have found the raster styles menu, but the help says there is no help in my language (English) and whilst ...
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When I join a table to a shapefile and then export it the titles of the columns are transformed to data1, data2

I'm using QGIS 2.0.1 The table is in an excel format that i import through "add vector" and the shapefile is a polygone I join the attributes by right clicking the polygone-->properties-->join Then ...
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QGIS Quickly switching overlapping raster images

I'm new to QGIS, and haven't used arcGIS in about 5 years, however I've just seen someone using arcGIS and was able to quickly switch between overlapping rasters when checking registration. The top ...
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Breaklines in QGIS interpolation plugin

How can I prepare data to generate a DTM using points and breaklines, but where every breakline has nodes at different heights. For example, a river valley, which regularly falls, or a dorsal line, ...
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Can I automatically save datetime for every entry in my spatialite tabel? [duplicate]

I'm using QGis and SaptiaLite. Is it pssible to store date and time in a field "datetime" for every entry automatically - maybe with some python code? Already existing datetime should not be updated. ...
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Calculate distances between polygon centres in QGIS

Is there a practical way to calculate distances between polygon centroids in QGIS? I have a UK city region map divided into administrative units (1 ward = 1 polygon). I want to represent their ...
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How to create path based on waypoints?

I am trying to map flight paths and compare historic paths with current ones (so I later need to perform some calculations as distances between them). For this task I am using QGIS on OSX 10.9.1 As ...
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How to make GRASS and SAGA tools capable to use in QGIS?

As my title, I installed Qgis, GRASS and GDAL by osGeo4w package, and as I finish the installation, I want to use GRASS tool, I face this problem: But I already installed GRASS and SAGA, how to make ...
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Problem with import CSV files to QGIS 2.0.1

I have a problem with import CSV files to QGIS 2.0.1. I have a file with WGS84 coordinates it looks that: Nr;Longitude;Latitude 1;18,06,23.66;54,83,12.50 2;18,08,81.30;54,73,09.30 ...
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How to install QGIS 2.0 on Ubuntu 13.10?

How can I install new version of QGIS (2.0)? When I try with the indication of the official web site of qgis, terminal write me that the last version of qgis (1.7.5 wrowclaw) has several plugins that ...
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How to automatically add identical new polygons to a layer?

I am seeking a way, using QGIS, to automatically add polygon features identical to others on the layer. In this case, they are water valves on a water network. Anyone know of a user-friendly way to ...
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Data exchange from Terrasync to QGIS

What method could I use to import *.ssf files from Trimble GPS as features to display in QGIS?
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Python scripts of GRASS in QGIS 2.0

I want to use v.kriger from GRASS through sextante QGIS 2.0, but this command is not here. But I find, in C:\OSGeo4W\apps\grass\grass-7.0.svn\scripts, the command as a python script. How can I use ...
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How can i change vertex option programmatically using python in QGis?

I want to activate the option "Show markers only for selected features" in Setting-> options->vertex markers ,using python. does anyone know if i can do it programmatically ? i attached a photo of the ...
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Label features on hover/click with QGIS?

Simple question: Is there a built in/easy way to show labels for features based on a hover or click action with QGIS 2.0.1?
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Merge multiple geometry type TAB files in QGIS/OGR

I have a number of vector layers with all types of geometry (point, line/multiline, poly) and I want to combine them into a single layer in QGIS. I know MapInfo can do it but with the other 99% of my ...
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QGIS with CH1903/LV03 and WGS84 layers

I have a few CH1903/LV03 layers (lake, river and the country border of Switzerland) and a layer in WGS84 (two points of two cities, Vaduz and Bregenz). On-the-fly-transformation is activated but ...
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OS Boundary Line shp export CSV with description and lat/lng

I have found several post saying it is possible in QGIS to export OS Boundary Line shp files to csv's containing the boundary line in lat/lng (for use on Google map) along with the name of the area, ...
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How to measure and mark a line or point as a template QGIS?

I'm digitizing some of our sewer assets and need to be able to measure distance and create points. So, for instance, I have a sewer main that is 65m long. I need to mark a point at the 32m mark, then ...
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Microsoft Access mdb “is not a valid or recognized data source” in QGIS

The answer to RyanDalton's question "Can QGIS read an ODBC connection?" explains how to establish a link in QGIS with an MS-Access table. Following his steps, I can establish an ODBC link (I ...
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How can I change vector grid extents in QGIS?

I created many vector grids, but later I discovered that I need to modify some of their extents, hence, How can I change vector grid's extents (xmin, xmax, ymin and ymax) in QGIS?
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KML file saved from KMZ missing tabular data

I saved a KML file in Google Earth from this KMZ ... https://www.rampp-team.com/documents/pennsylvania/watershed/LowerSusquehanna/lancaster_pa/Lancaster_CSLF.zip . Upon opening the KML file in QGIS, ...
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QGIS snapping not working for me

I am new to QGIS, and this is a very basic question. I made a new polygon layer, to trace cadastral boundaries off a raster map. I want the polygon nodes on adjoining acreages to snap together. Some ...
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Polygon inside polygon invalid in QGIS

Looking at this map data from naturalearth (part of Oman & UAE to be specific), each country is defined as a multipolygon. In this case UAE (in red) contains two polygons and Oman (beige) three. ...
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Why does the QGIS Profile plugin lack the profile graph?

I've searched but can't seem to find a similar issue with this plugin - the plugin starts ok and seems to run but I don't get any view of the profile or some other buttons in the UI as I've seen ...
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How to use MOLUSCE plugin in QGIS?

I am trying to explore MOLUSCE ver 3.0.4 in QGIS Dufour. I am trying to simulate the land use change using this tool. I have following querries: It asks for Initial and final year at the first step. ...
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QGIS Grid Division/Grid Product etc. results are wrong projection

I have several raster grids, all 4320 columns, 2160 rows in WGS 84 projection. They are loaded from ESRI ascii files. When I use the Processing Toolbox to carry out arithmetical transformations on the ...