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How to equally space points in a line using QGIS? [duplicate]

How do you place points in a straight line the same distance from each other in QGIS? Thanks
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QGIS: Get data in raster DTM from vectorpoints

I have a vector layer of points. Can I get an output from a rasterlayer which contains DTM-values (height) determined by my points placement?
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Qgis2Threejs returns empty page

When i try to make 3D scene from DEM with Qgis2threejs it creates a empty html page. I also try to make 3D thematic map from shapefile with the same result. I have also check my browser and it ...
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Problem using grid with a vector layer [on hold]

I need to establish a model of maritime pollution and I try to use the grid option to work on ocean sectors. I tried to use my grid on a vector file, .shp, with points. Each point is a maritime ...
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Smoothly interpolating Polygons from set of coordinates?

I'm still quite new to QGIS and I'm using it to display and analyze my soil data. I have point information on the distribution of the soils in a specific area and I need to create a soil map from ...
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QGIS batch shp transform

I have a large number of shape files in OSGB (EPSG:7405), with no .prj file that I would like to convert to WGS84 (EPSG:4326). Can you let me know if this is possible in Qgis and, if so, how, and, if ...
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Send signal when attributes modified - QGIS 2.6

For a QGIS 2.6 python plugin, I am trying to send a signal when an attribute value is changed (values for an existing feature are updated or added and the attribute form dialog is accepted). This ...
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keep the same field headers after joining a table to a shape file in QGIS

I noticed that after joining a table to a shape file the headers of each fields in the table used for the join are changed by QGIS and they are attributed to a different name. For instance, i had a ...
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Can Vector grid shape file be clipped with Satellite image in qgis?

I am working in open layers plugin in QGIS. in order to project the satellite image wit respect to vector shape file i am having, Andre Joost suggested me to create a vector grid with crs sysytem of ...
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NDVI composite image

I have downloaded MODIS NDVI images of 12 months. I would like to create just 1 image with the mean values. I tried using IDRISI's 'NDVI compositing utility', but I get an error. Is there a way to do ...
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Can you use wildcards for column headers in Field Calculator?

I know you can use wildcards for fields like so (in the Field Calculator): case when "column" ILIKE '%example%' then 1 else 0 end Can you do something similar for the column headers themselves? I ...
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Spacing a set of points

I have a shapefile of a set of points that I want to space out. I DO NOT want to do this using line interpolation as I run the risk of placing a point where there wasn't one before. I can load this ...
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How to always disable the “add saved file to map” checkbox in Save as …?

I often use the "Save as.." dialog and just want the exported geojson file there. But he always enables the checkbox "add saved file to map". I really dislike it that way and it does not make any ...
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Why use QgsFeatureRequest() when iterating?

I am unclear on why one should use QgsFeatureRequest() when iterating over a file’s features. Let’s say I would like to print out all IDs in my currently active dataset. Now, most examples will ...
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Shapefile layers in QGIS don't display unless I zoom out

I have two shapefile layers in a Qgis project that have problems with zooming. One is a line I copied/pasted in a new layer from a set of height contours and the other one is a polygon layer I created ...
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How to select and zoom in features from a QGIS Python Plugin

I'm very new to Python. I'm trying to find a way to select and zoom to the features from a QGIS layer. I've created a plugin and built a custom form. I have 3 values from the form which I need to ...
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How to load a *.qgs file in a C++ QGIS standalone app?

I'm using QGIS-2.4.0 API to develop a standalone app by C++. I saved a test.qgs file in QGIS Desktop software, in the project, there was one layer and it was visible. Then I loaded the test.qgs ...
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Run processing toolbox outside QGIS in standalone app

I am developing a standalone app in Python, using QGIS libraries including processing algorithms. I am developing in Linux environment and I put the libraries in a folder. Also I put the processing ...
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Qgis - Projection Problem with EPSG:2272

I work in both Qgis and ArcGIS. Most of my data has been created using ArcGIS and all of my data should be in the EPSG:2272. When I add my data to Qgis, it does not recognize my projection and gives ...
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Adding Eastings and Northings as attributes automatically to a point layer in QGIS

I have a point layer that I am adding to and am working in British National Grid. Two of the columns are Easting and Northing. When I add a new point I want these two columns to be filled out ...
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How to write scripts that can call on both Arcpy and PyQGIS?

I have spent quite a bit of time looking for a clear answer this topic and have still been unable to really accomplish my goal of accessing PyQGIS in a stand alone script. Parts of answers have been ...
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How to set the QGIS display to show decimal degrees?

Using QGIS 2.6.1 Brighton. I am trying to set the CRS for the project to display Decimal Degrees, where it is defaulting to Feet. I can change it in the Properties Dialog, but it does not change it, ...
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Visualising a raster PostgreSQL table in QGIS

I have imported a raster tif image into PostgreSQL with this command: raster2pgsql -s 32643 -I -M filepath.tif -F -t 100x100 public.databassename > filepath.sql And imported the output SQL file ...
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Merge multiple bus stops with same name

my question is similar to this one, but it's not answered sufficiently: How to merge points (bus stops) in QGIS manually or programmatically? I have OSM-transit data with bus stops. Some stops have ...
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render geotiff tiles as a map layer

i have the following problem: i have downloaded tiff files with gMapMaker and transformed them to GeoTiff using the associated .map files in QGIS. now i want to render these GeoTiff files to use them ...
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Error when using r.watershed

When i am calculating LS Factor using Grass r.watershed the error "Raster map or group not found" (image below) keeps turning on. I don´t understand why this error happens if i am using a elevation ...
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Start QGIS with virtualenv Python

is there any means of telling QGIS to use a different Python installation than the default, system-wide one? E.g. use some virtualenv Python /myvirtualenv/bin/python instead of /usr/bin/python? ...
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3D interpolating

Our final year project domain is soil contamination modeling. We collected soil samples at the depths of 0.3 cm ,0.5cm , 1cm , 1.5 cm in about 25 locations. We considered 8 contaminants- p h, sodium, ...
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qgis : how to merge attributes of points and lines

I have a point vector-layer and a line vector layer. All points of the point layer are positioned on the lines (railway lines) of the line layer. I would like to add the attributes of the line layer ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ Crash when build qgis 1.8.0 Windows 7 64bit

I have a problem building the source of qgis1.8.0 in Windows 7 64bit. i am trying to follow this instructions in this page: ...
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How to create NSIS installer QGIS with Microsoft Visual C++?

I want to know, there is a way to generate QGIS NSIS installer with a Release build generated with Microsoft Visual C++? It is possible to generate the installer in Windows Operating system?
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seeking help to build QGIS from source code with microsoft visual C++ on windows 7 [on hold]

how to build QGIS with Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express Edition on windows 7
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Is there a simple way to sort layers alphabetically in QGIS?

I am working on a big GIS project and not being able to sort the items in the Layers panel is giving me hard time. I can have up to 250 layers in the Layers panel. I have a special naming scheme for ...
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How to select the features by freehand in qgis using python programming

I have one polygon layer with 10 features. when i draw a line by free hand on the polygon layer it has to select the features. But when i am using qgis.utils.iface.actionSelectFreehand().trigger() ...
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Is it possible to integrate the mapping capabilities of QGIS with Stata?

I was wondering of the possibility of integrating the mapping capabilities of Q-GIS with Stata, by using the programming aspect of Stata as opposed to using R or python. Is this possible?
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Z value (height,altitude) from 3D multipoint shapefile in QGIS

Is there a way to get Z value/height/altitude from 3D multipoint shapefile in QGIS? All I found is way through SpatiaLite or PostGIS as explained here: ...
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Create polygons enclosing same number of points on PostGIS

I have a geodatabase on Postgis with points representing customers, what i need is give a number of customers, lets say 100 and it need to generate polygons enclosing 100 clients each one. I only ...
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“topo to raster” tool

is there any analogue of "topo to raster" tool (ArcGIS) in QGIS? I need to creates surfaces from shp for some cases from points and for some from lines and this instrument is very convenient.
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QGis measure tool does not continue to measure within point symbol

We are using QGIS more and more, however, today a colleague noticed something strange when using the measure line tool. We have point features and different symbols of different sizes and colors are ...
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Efficiently generate Voronoi layers in qgis via Python

The following python commands both appear to function when called in qgis 2.6 to generate Voronoi diagrams: processing.runalg("qgis:voronoipolygons", pointLayer, 1, None) ...
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How can I find the version of a toolbox used in QGIS

I am using QGIS 2.6.1 Brighton on Xubuntu. The QGIS-install comes with several default toolboxes. Orfeo Toolbox for image analysis is one of them. How can I find out which version of the Orfeo ...
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QGIS keyboard shortcut to launch a 'Select by expression' query

I can't find if it is possible to launch a 'Select by expression' query (not to open the dialog) with a keyboard shortcut. I can't find this option in the Settings > Configure shortcuts list... If ...
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Qspatialite not loading in QGIS 2.6.1 for Mac

I am running QGIS 2.6.1 on MacOS (Mavricks). I have reinstalled the Qspatialite plugin, and am still encountering the same issue. The plugin will not open. Has anyone seen/over come this issue? Any ...
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How can i perform area calculations in a raster file?

I would like to know if is possible and how can i calculate all areas or parts of it in one raster? Can i do it using the raster calculator? All help is appreciated, Best regards
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Unable to execute the algorithm using SAGA LS factor

I tryed to calculate the LS Factor at SAGA, using a slope raster and the area raster, both at the same EPSG, and the error:Unable to execute the algorithm the error means something with the coordinate ...
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Manifold GIS Scripting/Queries — query a web page and scrape page source?

I'm using Manifold v8.0 to process some data. The process involves some scripting and querying, but one step currently requires me to go to a website, enter some data into a form, read the results of ...
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oracle VectorLayer without geometry - How to get attributes?

I have a prolem to iterating over a oracle VectorLayer without geometry in QGIS 2.6. self.uri = QgsDataSourceURI() self.uri.setConnection("localhost", "port", "xe", "name", "password") ...
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QGis - WFS and joins

I'm trying to figure out whether it's just me, or if I'm forgetting a setting. I have a shapefile which I make available for WFS-requests. Now I added a join (to a MySQL table). I tried playing ...
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Adjust Fill style behavior QGIS

Does anyone know how one can change the Fill style option in QGIS? I need to use a diagonal pattern that does exist, but I need to adjust it. I have a cartography specification that defines the ...
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How to show features in Layers panel in QGis?

I'm new to Q-Gis, so forgive me if that's an obvious question. How can I see the features in Layers panel in QGis in a nestef form? Thanks! Dani