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How to load Ordnance Survey OpenSpace in QGIS?

The version of gvSIG that I have on my Android tablet will load OS OpenSpace layers and I wonder whether or not it would be possible for QGIS desktop to do the same? And if so, how? I have my own ...
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GRASS v.Overlay/QGIS Intersect Speed intersecting line and polygon

Im currently trying to convert my scripts from ArcGIS to QGIS but one aspect that is extremely slow (imo) is trying to intersect a polygon with a line feature. I feel as though there must be a better ...
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Moving points onto lines (~neighborhood)

I do have two vector layer, of which one is a point layer based on "events" by remote sensing and the second one is a line layer from local research. In my case these are earthquakes and tectonic ...
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Is there a good qml or sld file available for QGIS + Openstreetmap data?

I'm looking for a qml file (or equivalent e.g. sld) to allow me to use QGIS to take Openstreetmap data and produce paper maps. I'm re-asking this question (it was asked once or twice over a couple of ...
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Permanent Histogram Stretch with QGIS or FWTools

Is there a way to permanently stretch a histogram of a raster within QGIS or FWTools? I would like to stretch a satellite image with a Standard Deviation 2.5 stretch. I would prefer to use QGIS or ...
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How to get rpy2 for QGIS on OSX?

I am a new QGIS user, have installed QGIS on a Mac running Snow Leopard OSX 10.6.8 following all the instructions. QGIS seems to work well for everything other than when I boot up I get the message ...
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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 can I modify layer order with the QGIS python API

Typically, after a new_layer = addRasterLayer(...) that inserts new_layer before the active layer, I'd like to move it to the top of the table of contents. How to do it? I use an existing QGIS ...
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How to find a single point furthest from any road?

I have a road layer of a country. What method or plugin would you suggest, to find a single point furthest from any road (but as you can see, there is a coastline, so points in the sea can't count) ...
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Convert Graphics to Vector in QGIS

I am wondering if there is a way to convert a graphic produced from symbology in QGIS to a vector layer (ie: shapefile). I have a point layer with bearing direction in the attribute table. Following ...
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Weather conditions forecasting / interpolation

I'm trying to carry out weather conditions interpolations. I have information of 92 weather stations for 800,000 km2. As you can imagine the extension of land is huge and I need some kind or weather ...
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QGis: Natural breaks (Jenks) - algorithm is buggy?

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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How to create a customizabe table in QGIS Print Composer?

I would like to add a custom table to a map layout created in QGIS. I would like a fair bit of control over the look of the table (borders, background colours of the cells, etc.), and it appears that ...
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How does Spatialite handle concurrent access?

I understand that Spatialite is meant to be used by a single user/machine at a time. However if the data is stored on server, there is no guarantee that someone on another machine will not also open ...
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QGis Zonal Statistics Plugin NoData included in Calculations

I have been trying to use the QGIS zonal statistics plugin. My raster has a nodata value of -99999 and all other values are positive. After computing the mean zonal statistics there are a number of ...
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How to open a ESRI geodatabase in QGIS (Ubuntu)?

So far I have found instructions on stack exchange but they are for windows. And so far the information I have found is for windows. I currently have Ubuntu 13.04 Raring tail. I am using qgis 1.8. I ...
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How to make the thickness of traffic volume flow symbology proportional to traffic counts?

I can scale the bandwidth proportionally to the traffic volumes; however, I cannot show the directionality of the movements. Volumes for directional moves are stored in two different columns of a ...
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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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How to customize label color in QGIS: Data defined label settings? Expressions? Both? What are the steps?

Updated to show more current screenshot and clarified the question (Which tools? What are the steps?) I'm learning QGIS (1.8 "Lisboa" for Mac). On the QGIS Layer labeling Settings window there is a ...
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How to Perform a Grouping Analysis of Points to Divide a Polygon into n Number of Sub-Regions?

I'm attempting to create n sub-regions from a polygon based on a cluster analysis of a bunch of overlapping raster layers (physical layers, eg. depth, currents, waves...). Briefly, I can create a ...
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Problem opening a shp in another application

I helped a colleague converting waypoints from a gpx file to a shape file. My colleague has only arcMap. I gave him the shp and when he opened it in ArcMap, it did not show anything in the attribute ...
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How to automatically format the legend labels? in QGIS

I have to do 10 maps (for a start) with "style" -> "graduate" with quantile mode. I need to format the label of the different ranges so that the legend looks comprehensible: Instead of having 1.0000 ...
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What to do about Geoserver WPS Warning “Could not get a ServiceInfo”?

This is the warning i am getting when i try to use this WPS service from QGIS, and the processing take a long time, but doesn't terminate, what might be the problem? 17 Oct 12:33:25 INFO ...
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Union, Dissolve, Buffer — multiple layers, all in one step?

I'm a new user of Quantum GIS (1.7.3) and I need to repeat a task multiple times, so I'm wondering if there is a quicker way to do the following (with three or more polygon layers - each layer has a ...
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Why does the QgsVectorFileWriter have probelms creating vector files?

I am using QGis 2.0.1 and have tried to create a new GIS feature file (SQLite, Spatialite, and Shapefile) of a subset of the data. I am then saving a copy of the style of this layer and applying it to ...
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Continuous color band for a raster legend in QGIS composer legend

I'm looking for a way to insert continuous colour legend for a raster layer. I managed to create discrete symbols with values along the bar, but I would like to have a continuous bar with some values ...
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How to configure QGIS and SAGA on Ubuntu (12.04 and others)?

During the past weeks, I have tried QGIS to recognize SAGA via the processing toolbox, both being installed from the ubuntugis-unstable repository. I have tried this on several virtual ubuntu ...
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How to setup default toolbars and menu item?

I need to customize the UI for a group of users at another office. I want to turn off a bunch of toolbars and menus that are not needed. I know how to save my configurations (Settings -> ...
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Joining csv file to vector layer in Processing modeler?

I am trying to join a simple csv file of values to a vector layer within Processing modeler. The match would be on an id held by both files. The csv file has no geometry. I can do this easily in ...
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Creating a new raster based on pixel value of original raster using raster calculator but new layer is not evident

I am trying to create a new raster based on a current raster (w001001 - NVIS) which has one paletted band, with palette values ranging from 1 to 29, with each palette/value representing a vegetation ...
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How can I create a form so the user has to be authenticated to access a project?

I have a login form in QGIS and when it is loaded, python gives me an error for, apparently, not recognizing the findchild part. This is due to the fact that the form isn't loaded before the script is ...
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How to select features based upon multiple values in graphical modeler?

I'm trying to create a basic model using QGIS, the QGIS graphical modeler and the sextante toolbar. In part of the model, I need to select features based upon multiple attribute values (for example - ...
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QGIS Select Single Feature not correct in attribute table

For some reason, QGIS is not displaying the correct row of my data when I click on a feature with "Select Single Feature" or even the other select tools. I have a point database linked from mysql. ...
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How can I make use of the $scale function in QGIS data defined properties?

In QGIS 2.0 I can use with success the $scale function in the labeling expressions. When I tried to use it for symbolizing in the data defined properties it has a value of 0. Is there a way to make ...
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How to create a custom enterprise QGIS installer with plugins and symbols?

I am looking at installing QGIS at a company level. I would like my installer to install specific plugins, and add our company map symology. Are there any ways to do this? I have seen post about ...
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How to create a chart of the altitude of points?

I am using shapefiles with basic informations including the x-, y- and z-coordinates. I want to see how the objects (in this case points, which are finds from an excavation) are scattered along the ...
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Calculating a Unique ID on a Subgroup of Polygons

I would like to assign a unique ID to polygons in a dataset. The catch to my issue is that I would like polygons that fall within a polygon to have the same unique ID. My example is related to ...
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QGIS 2.0.1 linking table issue, MSSQL 2008 database

I'm trying to link tables in QGIS 2.0.1 and MSSQL 2008 database. I can link them but when I try to open the attribute table QGIS throws an error and shuts down creating a *.dmp file. I saw that ...
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Handling non-spatial data for QGIS projects with Camelot

Most of my projects include data which is non-spatial or which is point data and can be managed by a regular relational database. Previously I found Manifold and ms-access were a good combination ...
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fTools “Join Attributes by Location” missing in SEXTANTE/Processing Toolbox

I am working with the new Processing Framework in QGIS 2.0.1. I really like the graphical modeler, because it allows my to make my own tools without having to be able to write pyhton or any other ...
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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 do I merge US counties consistently?

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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QGIS does not read ESRI Geodatabase correctly

I have a geodatabase from the EPA that does not seem to me reading correctly with Quantum GIS. When I open the attribute table the first two columns have the same data. The first column is CERCLA_ID ...
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Can extracting raster values work in polygons' CRS without raster resampling?

I am trying to extract raster values using polygon layer with different CRS. Raster is in WGS84 (EPSG:4326) and the polygons in UTM (EPSG:23031). 1. If I want to work in the projection of the ...
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Is there a way to label a layer using its file name or layer name?

Is there a way to label a layer using its file name or layer name (if I'd change it in Layers window TOC)? I tried some functions but I'm not good on that. I have lots of shapes (lines) and it would ...
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Why are my raster mean and standard deviation -1?

I have a set of about 25 rasters whose descriptive statistics I have been examining. The data in the rasters were calculated in Python and the rasters were created using Python-GDAL. In all but one ...
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How to write an address search plugin?

I am migrating some users from MapInfo to QGIS, and before they sign off on it, they want a very simple address search in the same way that we currently have one working in MapBasic. I;ve been having ...
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Why are there changes in location when printing inserted points?

Añadí una capa de texto delimitado por comas y luego agregue una imagen satelital de google earth. Realizo un diseño de impresión y al imprimir cambia la ubicación de los puntos en varios metros. Cual ...
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Error in uploading data in QGIS cloud

I want to publish my .shp file using QGIS Cloud plugin. I signed in to qgiscloud.com (free). On create new database it will auto create dbname='fbeudp_mfaphk' user='fbeudp_mfaphk' ...
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How to analyze the signatures for a Landsat clasification with Sextante in Quantum Gis

I’m defining my training data for a Landsat classification. I´m digitalizing the polygons with the field data in QGis and I want to analyze the signatures of the Landsat images to avoid errors. In ...