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Is there a way to define the relative position of items in print composer?

Is there any chance to make the items in print composer relative to the margins. Let's say for example the legend. I normally align it to the corner on the right bottom where the legend is 10 px away ...
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QGIS distance from points to nearest line

How can I get the distances from each point at a shapefile to the nearest line from another? I've tried to follow the directions from Measuring the distance between lines and points in QGIS and ...
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How to batch-process attribute tables in QGIS (or GRASS)?

I'm using GRASS 6.4.3 in Linuxmint 16. I have a bash script for GRASS which I use to process almost 300 raster files. The script first imports some raster files (r.in.gdal), then does some ...
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QGIS Raster Calculator: Need values to be set to 0 instead of no data

I have a landcover map with different values for the landuse options e.g. 190 for commercially used areas. Now I want to extract only these areas using the Raster Calculator with the expression ...
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Tagging polygons within larger polygons (spatial join)

another QGIS newbie here. I have a number of smaller polygons which perfectly aggregate to a larger polygon. I want to "tag" the smaller polygons with the ID of the larger polygon they make up. ...
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Resources on using R in QGIS for R users?

This is a very basic question, but I'm having a heck of a time figuring it out because so much of the QGIS documentation is oriented toward use of the GUI. I want to be able to run R scripts in QGIS, ...
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How to get the file paths of the loaded layers in a QGIS plugin?

I am very new to GIS, QGIS and Python so please bear with me. I am using QGIS 2.0 and I would like to develop a QGIS plugin that would display the raster layers of the main window in order to allow ...
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How to place labels under a vector layer?

I want to place the labeling under a layer. In QGIS 2.2 apparently the label appears automatically at the top. Can someone help me. (see attachment) example:
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Qgis - Labels automatically resize to fit within the polygon

The question of my problem is simple, I want to make labels automatically reduce to fit within the polignos. Type the biggest size is 12 and goat decrease the size to be restricted to the limits of ...
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How to create a rainfall raster from rainfall contours?

I downloaded a free rainfall data from the Philippine GIS Data Clearinghouse (PhilGIS) which are vector lines. How can I extract the data points from this? I want to extract it because i will be ...
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Wrong scale when importing dxf into QGIS

Has anyone had the problem that the scale of the shp layer converted originally from a .dxf file turns out to be wrong? (for example I draw a line of 10 meters long in AutoCAD and imported it in QGIS, ...
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Modifying properties of Attributes Table in QGIS?

In my QGIS project I'm using vector layers that require a lot of data inputting/editing. The problem is that some of the data I'm inputting varies greatly in matter of length and structure (various ...
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Converting DEM data to height information in meters using QGIS?

I'm relatively new with QGIS and currently I'm working with ASTER and SRTM DEMs. The goal is to create vector heightcontours with labeling in meter. Can you tell me how I can convert the grayband ...
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Does not show shortest path in networkx (in QGIS)

I used the following commands (in qgis console) to get the shortest path with astar algorithm. But the result shows 'NetworkXNoPath' every time. Why was that? Please help me to find a solution to this ...
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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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How to create a custom projection of PRS92 and UTM 51N for the Philippines? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to define new custom projections in QGIS? How do I create a customized CRS parameter in quantum GIS? I'm try to create a projection of PRS92 and UTM 51N. This ...
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Communicate synchronously & continuously (coords, etc) from terminal to application-based mapping software such that updates are displayed live on map

I run a lot of spatial queries. Hundreds of thousands a week. While these things are running, it would be nice if I could see what (where, actually) my scripts are working with. Distance calculations, ...
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Add custom CRS - 2.2.0 Valmiera

i've builded a custom proj.4 library, tested it by command line (proj and cs2cs) and with postgres/postgis. All works fine. Now i'm trying to make the same with Qgis 2.2.0. I've replaced the original ...
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How to sort a column in attribute table programmatically

Is there any way to sort ( alphabetically ) a column in the attribute table programmatically (without clicking on the column header) in QGIS ?
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Load and display a layer using PYQGIS

I'm having a go at using pyqgis from within the QGIS python console to load a layer from SQL Server and display it. I feel like I'm part way there but I'm having a real issue getting the layer to ...
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Creating a marker proportionally offset along a line in QGIS 2.4 when re-projecting

One of the nice new features in QGIS 2.4 is to be able to offset markers (e.g. arrow heads) along a line as part of the styling. I am trying to display a dataset of simple lines (not polylines) with ...
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How to read Greek fonts (ISO-8859-7) in shapefile attributes within QGIS 1.8.0?

I'd like to ask whether there is a way to read greek fonts in a shapefile's attribute table within QGIS 1.8.0.
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data source for worldwide cross-sections of topographic and bathymetric for woodworking art project?

i am a decent r programmer and statistician, i am able to work with data sets pretty well. i am less familiar with GIS tools, but if given a shapefile i can certainly plot political borders and ...
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Loading GRASS gives error installing QGIS Chugiak on Windows 8.1?

I am experiencing a problem installing QGIS 2.4 Chugiak on Windows 8.1, resulting in a error loading Grass. This may be a problem only affecting certain installations, I'm not sure. I am a noob on ...
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QGIS 2.2 Raster Merge losing color data

I'm trying to merge a couple of GeoTiff maps using Raster > Miscellaneous > Merge but the merge is only coming out in grayscale. The geotifs are using palettes color. How do I get the merge to keep ...
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r.stream.* commands do not work in qgis environment

I have been working for a while with some grass commands in QGIS environment (r.watershed, r.terraflow, r.thin, r.to.vect etc) with out any problem. I haven't been able to get any results at all from ...
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How to add labeling to a polygon layer?

I'm trying to add labeling to a polygons vector layer called "myVectorLayer". It does not give me an error but the labeling does not appear. palyr = QgsPalLayerSettings() ...
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Polygonize Missing Polygons

Polygonize is not capturing all of the pixels in an image that has been converted to 0s & 1s. The pics below show -original geotif -geotif recalculated to 0s & 1s -polygonize output As the ...
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Raster Analysis Grid (Interpolation) Crashes

Upon clicking on "Grid (Interpolation)" QGIS crashes. I running QGIS 2.2.0-Valmiera on a Mac with OS X 10.9.4 Thank you for any trouble shooting guidance
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from shape files to a database

I've previously converted simple shape files to WKT so that I can store them in RDMS that has spatial capabilities. I'm a new user to QGIS, which I'm using to browse a shape file. But now I have a ...
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Problem executing Mean Shift Segmentation

I have a problem executing the Mean Shift Segmentation in QGIS with Orfeo Toolbox. I put all the parameter to execute and then, nearly 5s after appear the message that SEXTANTE could not open the ...
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Why do I get these bands on my Height/Dem/Raster

I can't seem to get rid of them, and I've no idea (ok scrap that, I have a vauge idea) whats causing them. First an apology, yes this is quite a large pic apologies, but here goes: How to ...
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Are there reference manual pages anywhere for QGIS built-in “buffer” and plugin “points2one”?

Perhaps I am missing some quick pop-up help mechanism, but as a relative newcomer to QGIS (having cut my teeth on ArcGIS 10.1), I am struggling to find reference manuals (i.e. explanations of all ...
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QGIS spatial join, calculating distance from polygon to point layer

I am trying to perform a kind of 'spatial join' in Arcgis, joining to a polygon layer atributes of the closest feature of a point layer, as well as distance. But 'spatial query' doesn't offer an ...
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Run function if item in QComboBox is selected

I got another issue writing a plugin to convert three shape files into an .obs input file. I created a UI (Qt) with a QComboBox to select a layer (that works fine). As soon as one of the layers in the ...
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How do I get the vector output segmentation algorithms to work properly in QGIS 2.0?

I'm trying to run the Watershed Segmentation algorithm, specifically, but I have been receiving the same error message using any of the available segmentation algorithms. I'm new to QGIS and have been ...
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How to work with Microstation DGN v8i files in QGIS?

I have a set of multiple files in DGN format (Microstation V8i). I would like to work with them in Qgis. Since QGIS only support pre-V8i dgn files, I cannot directly open the files. My first idea was ...
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Qgis 2.2 error plugin manager/installer error

I get this error at startup Ocurrió un error durante la ejecución del siguiente código: import pyplugin_installer Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in File ...
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Accuracy issues between data in QGIS and Google Earth

Wondering if anyone can answer this question. I have a kml in Google Earth. When I import it to QGIS, and then import the Google Earth images they are in slightly different places. I used a QGIS ...
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How can I see average of raster value over certain area, marked by mouse?

I have a raster in Quantum GIS and I am just exploring it. How can I see average of raster value over certain area, marked by mouse? In other words: How can I select particular area in QGIS? How can ...
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Is there a way to “zoom to feature” in QGIS?

I am the GIS Director of a city public works. I have a shapefile that I created of points on each structure and address in the city. We have been working in ArcMap Desktop for 6 or 7 years and depend ...
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Couldn't load SIP module (QGIS doesn't load Python)

I recently installed QGIS 2.4, but Python does not load. I am running on a Windows 64 bit machine. I receive the error message "Couldn't load SIP module Python support will be disabled". Traceback ...
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QGIS error when add WFS

I'm running QGIS 2.4.0-Chugiak on win7 64bit and am getting the following error while trying to add a wfs layer (using the simple Add WFS layer command): The layer ...
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QGIS/TileMill/Mapbox - How to downscale grid points or another solution?

Alright, I'm a web developer new to this field, I have the following issue I have built a python based tool that converts netcdf data to csv datetime|lat|long|value - it works great. Problem is the ...
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Interpolation of xyz data

Data has been given to us in a HUGE .xyz file, which has been split into many component CSV files. When I upload the CSV file, then create the shape file by "save as", all is fine. When I go to ...
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Is it possible to leave a field null when using the calendar widget in QGIS?

I'm creating and editing data with QGIS, the data is stored in a Spatialite database but I've run into this issue with shapefiles as well. I have a field I'm storing dates in and I want to use QGIS' ...
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Join Attributes by Location: .mdb and shapefile in QGIS

I can join attributes by location in QGIS using 2 shapefiles. However, I do not know how to do the join when one of my files is in a .mdb format while the other is a shapefile.
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How to move a layer in QGIS Toc above an existing group?

If in QGIS TOC a group already exists and I add a new layer via QgsVectorLayer* lyr= mQGisIface->addVectorLayer(uri->uri(),Title, myProviderName); the new layer will be inserted within the ...
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What is the inverse of QgsGeometry.asGeometryCollection() in qgis python?

What is the inverse operation of QgsGeometry.asGeometryCollection() as documented here: http://qgis.org/api/classQgsGeometry.html#a7cb1cbf8cfa441456067a66ad3a25a94 I'd like to do something like: ...
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How does one modify selected geometry with a function in qgis python console?

My example use-case is that I want to redistribute vertices along lines as in: Redistribute linestring vertices to specified distance How to create points in a specified distance along the line in ...