The act of setting up computing instructions, usually stored in a file and interpreted at run time.

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Batch shapefile merge, with adding and calculating field

I have over 60 shapefiles, all in their own folders. I'm looking to add a field titled "Name" and then populate it with the name of the shapefile. I want to be able to do this so that I can then ...
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Moving Point Features (within a Polygon) to the Edge of those Polygon Features

I have a bit of a complex task, and was wondering if anybody has knowledge that could assist me. Data: Water utility data that is not connected through a geometric network. Data includes Parcel (...
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Implementing Python script in QGIS with input variables?

I would like to implement this script in QGIS: How to draw perpendicular lines in QGIS? and be able to choose input data from the layers in my map, and iterate over them. The script from the link ...
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Getting Script Error has occurred in script on this page when running polygon to raster conversion? [closed]

i keep getting the script error problem every time i try using polygon to raster tool in ArcGIS 10.1. Please help me how I can solve this? screenshot embedded
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Count Number of Unique 2-Field Combinations in QGIS Table

I have a table where properties are identified by their PID. A property can have multiple civic address points (e.g. larger buildings), but even when they do they still tend to border on only one ...
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Collector Python data editing

So just to start off with... I have a horrible rudimentary level of Python, so if someone plans on dropping code as an example, I will definitely have trouble following it. Apologizes abound... I do ...
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QGIS 2.8/.10/…crashes when I run, into PyQGis Console, a script within “exit command” of any GUI designed with the same pyQgis script code…Why?

I use QGis 2.8 or 2.10. I open Console PyQGis, so I can write Python specific code that I can design any GUI, as a simple Window Form. After I wrote this code I run this script created and it's ok ...
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How to write QGIS script to load Output file to Map Project with Desired Name?

Good news: the following line of code does produce the output as a shapefile with the name I want ("MyFile") and where I want it ("path"), path = "/Users/User1/Desktop/" processing.runandload('qgis:...
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QGIS Tool Scripting Help with “Select by attribute”

** I've gone back and edited (shortened and focused) my own question QUESTION: Why am I getting the error message "The following layers were not correctly generated: Output", when writing a script ...
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Scripting with “self” in QGIS

What is "self" and how can I use it error-free in a Q script? Example: mc = self.iface.mapCanvas() But when I try to run this in the Console I get the following error: NameError: name 'self' is ...
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How to Make Scripted Tools Load Output File Automatically into QGIS Project?

When writing your own scripts, and using some of the pre-fab tools how do you make the output load automatically into your QGIS project? Example: In the Help Tab of the QGIS tool "...
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qgis-processing: how to specify optional outputs?

Suppose a script has a variable number of outputs, which may or may not be produced depending on settings: ##Input_layer=vector ##Output_1=output vector ##Produce_output_2=boolean ##Output_2=output ...
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QGIS's raster calculator— running as a batch process?

I have a series of raster files (150 or so) that I need to multiply by a baseline raster. Unfortunately, the series of rasters have a different cell size (30m×30m i.e. .00027777778 degrees &...
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Possible to create AutoCAD-like grading lines in ArcMap?

I often need to show grading for roads and ditches. This is what the map readers require and what the standard symbology for grading is. These 3D lines can be easily created in AutoCAD civil 3d and ...
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Processing modeler: how to dissolve a vector layer and sum the attributes

I have a complex workflow prepared in the processing modeler, but I'm missing one step to link all the model. I need to dissolve a polyline vector in a single line vector that has as attribute the ...
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Implementating Analytical Hierarchy Process with ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop?

I want to use the AHP in arcmap 10.2. I have tried using the arcscript available from http://arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=13764 Which was designed for Arcmap 9.2. I was able to get as far ...
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Creating a Python Script [duplicate]

Is there any information out there on how to start creating scripts using Python and QGIS 2.10? I only have a little coding experience and an very unsure of how to start. My first script would ...
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How to write a script that will merge shapefiles? [duplicate]

We use an application called IntraMaps Roam. Our guys go out in the field, mark up their maps with GPS points, and then bring them back to the office. They will copy their shape files to the server ...
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GeoServer 2.7.1 fails to start after installing 11-Aug-2015 scripting extension

This problem does not appear to be version specific for me. I have tried this several times with different versions and different system configurations. As the title states, when I add the script ...
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Is it possible to remove parameter values from the Python Window when running a script in ArcGIS?

When I run a python script in ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 the values from the parameters will be written to the Python Window (marked with red in the picture below). Does anybody know if it is possible to ...
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Linux Client for OpenGTS server

I've installed an OpenGTS server and successfully linked it with the GPS2OpenGTS_Pro application for android. The buses I'm tracking offer 3G with a wireless AP, however whenever the bus stops, the ...
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Python: Combine multiple Shapefiles

i have got a lot of Point-Shapefiles (r20010101.shp, r20010202.shp, r20020101.shp...). Each of them has the same amount of points at exactly the same location. In a column that is named after the Date ...
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Is it possible to import/run AML script into GRASS?

I have an AML script that has instructions to import tmp files of (grid, network, basin...) is there any way to run the script in GRASS? I tried to converted to Python but I couldn't do it for the ...
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Point to point best link finder, need script?

I am planning a point-to-point microwave system in a geographically very hard area where it is full of mountains. I was searching if there is a way that I set a point and then script a code to search ...
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How to automate the drawing of polygons (square) around a number of points in QGIS?

In QGIS (or alternatively any other scripting + GIS stack), how can I automate drawing a 100km x 100km square around a number of points, with the point being dead in the center? I'd need to loop ...
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Creating and running custom scripts on a Geoserver

Is it possible to write custom scripts on a Geoserver. I need a script that can capture a WFS Request for some polygons etc. But instead of getting it from the Geoserver data base. I need to take that ...
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Feature Attribute Count Script

Using an arcpy script how do I get the feature attribute count per feature class in a fileGDB? Ideally I would like to output to a spreadsheet, with the feature class name in one column and the ...
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Fail to publish GP as a service

I have no idea what the issue is here, I created this scripting tool which works fine when I run it through ArcGIS desktop. However, for some reason, I am unable to publish the tool as a service.The ...
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How to install add-ons in GRASS?

How do I install the r.inund.fluv script in GRASS? https://svn.osgeo.org/grass/grass-addons/grass6/raster/r.inund.fluv/
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Redirect remote shell command output to ArcMap geoprocessing tool display?

I have a Python script that runs a shell command on a remote server (using the Fabric module). When I run the tool in the debugger, I see all the output scrolling, as the command can take hours to ...
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Check if shapefiles exists in folder

In ArcGIS modelbuilder I want to check if a shapefiles exists, if not I want to create the shapefile in that folder. I guess the calculate value tool within ArcGIS modelbuilder can be used, but I need ...
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Implementation of script for bus waiting stops

I've tried to add waiting time in bus stops in several ways (elevation fields, sub-segments, etc), but nothing worked. I'm now trying to use this script I've found in Internet: if (SourceID of turn'...
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How to generate WFS, WMS by scripting

I'm want to generate wfs and wms from postgis database. To do this i want to make a scripting with python (or with another language) to store my shapefile on geoserver and then deploy services ...
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Generate maps from different columns of shapefile with QGIS

I have a shapefile with N columns describing different attributes of some features. I would like to generate a grid of maps, where each map is a different column. Visually, I'm thinking of something ...
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Hex grid from layer bounds issue

I'm trying to use the 'Hex grid from layer bounds" script to reproduce the simple "Mapping density with hexagonal grids" from the Learning GIS book. When I run the script "as is" I get the error: ...
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Why can't I copy values from a virtual field to a non-virtual field using PyQGIS?

Using the python console, I am trying to copy values from a virtual field into another non-virtual field. Both fields are integer types but I get NULL in the non-virtual field. I followed the answer ...
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In qgis using python, how can I get multiple pixels from a raster based on a vector point file

I just started working with qgis, and for the life of me I cannot figure out how to solve this problem: I have several points of interest, these are stored in a shape file (just simple points). I ...
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Help with scripts for processing raster files with the raster calculator in QGIS

I am trying to process some raster files using python scripts in Qgis 2.20, and I have been having trouble finding any documentation on using raster calculator in scripts being run in the processing ...
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Python snippets from QGIS

Out of curiosity and perhaps for practical reasons, is there a way to obtain Python snippets from QGIS 2.8 the same way you do in ArcGIS? Please don't redirect me to some other question that looks ...
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How to access CRS of shapefile in standalone script?

I'm trying to access the CRS of a layer and use this to create a grid. I followed the answer in this post which works great in QGIS but I would like it to work in a standalone script. Here is a ...
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Arcpy: formatting string for file name

I have the following question about formatting a string which I use to create output file names. I loop a SearchCursor to create .png file. I extract two columns form the cursor e.g. "GMS_ID" and "ID"...
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How to create a Shapefile of a subset of input features in PyQGIS?

I'm having some trouble applying my Python skills to develop some scripts in PyQGIS. For me it's far simpler to write it in ArcPy, but then again I wouldn't get that much satisfaction after finishing ...
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QGIS Python Scripting permission denied

I've just started a Python Scripting tutorial on QGIS. The problem arrives right at the end, when I have to use this script: output_file = open('c:/Users/Ujaval/Desktop/airports.txt', 'w') for f in ...
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Enable LWGEOM for OGR tools (QGIS 2.8)

I am doing some scripted operations on a Spatialite DB using OGRINFO, OGR2OGR etc. in the QGIS 2.8 OSGEO4W shell. Unfortunately, LWGEOM functions such as ST_Split() are unavailable and lwgeom_version(...
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Why does this Python script only work once on QGIS?

I have a Python script to change the color of some specific features (lines) using categories in a vector layer. When I import the script in the console, the first time through the console it works ...
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How to Solve QGIS error “Python Plugin is Broken”?

I tried following the steps to build a python plugin for QGIS. (step 3 is where I am stuck at) 1) I used the Plugin Builder plugin to build the initial set of files. I call my plugin "...
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How to remove “ERROR 1” messages from a standalone QGIS script?

I am running a standalone script for QGIS which creates a high resolution grid and clips shapefiles onto it. Works perfect if the cell width and height have a high values (in my case, >200m for both). ...
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How to resolve 000210 problem, when I use Scratch Workspace

I have some problem. Now I'm trying to make Python script to resolve some problem. I need too place all out features in Scratch Workspace (Later this script will be used in web GIS and intermediate ...
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Intermediate files disappear in ArcGIS 10.1

I am working with ArcGIS 10.1 creating some slope and aspect files. I do this: DEM_park = ExtractByMask(mosaic_name, park_area) and it creates the DEM_park file in a default gdb with a default name....
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Python script for Field Calculator. ArcGis 10.2.2

I have a point shapefile with two columns i want to process. The first column is aspect and the second is aspect_m60, there is only one row with the aspect of my point. I have tried to write a script ...