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

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Polygon from CSV ∂x-∂y values

I am trying to make a map of a property fenceline based on a survey which gives precise bearings and distances between landmarks. Following recommendations in this thread, I used a CSV file to turn ...
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ArcPad get vbs script location

Within arcpad (edit form) I want to get the current location of the vbs script running. This simple vbs script outside of arcpad works fine. wscript.echo " " + Wscript.ScriptFullName However, when ...
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Use Only First “x” Characters from Table in qgis:selectbyexpression

I have a list of street names in this format: STRNAME Elsinore Neil Young Penny Fall And a shapefile ("input_streets") with street names in this format: STREET Elsinore Av Neil Young St Penny Lane ...
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How to clip Census tract shapefiles to the boundaries of City Council shapefiles

Before I ask my question, I want to say upfront that I am woefully inexperienced with coding as well as GIS, which is part of the reason why I'm here. I am currently working on a project where I am ...
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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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How to stop a PyQGIS script that has an infinite loop, using the keyboard?

So i wrote a script that does what i want over and over again using a "while True:" in a certain time interval (every 5 seconds using time.sleep(5)). So far so good BUT when i want to stop it i just ...
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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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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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An Error Has Occurred Running Scripts On This Page - Repairing issue with batch script?

If you've been using ArcGIS for a while, you will have most likely come across this error: The issue is linked to some sort of ActiveX plugin security setting in the 32 bit version of Internet ...
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Create vector grid from canvas using script

I've modified "Hex grid from layer bounds" script to my need. Just added cellsizex and cellsizey. Changed the hexagonal - 3 to "1" to make it as a square grid. Is it possible to include an option to ...
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Dynamic Contour generation and project on google maps

Is it possible to generate contour map layer at runtime and overlap or project on google maps. I am using google map api v3 and want to generate contour map layer using data from sql server and ...
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In QGIS 2.12 processing R scripts fails (plots remain blank) due to a wrong variable name - Is there a workaround?

I am trying to execute r scripts in 2.12. All of them fail. Plots remain blank. It seems that the variable "Layer[[Field]]" returns NULL: E.g: hist(Layer[[Field]],main=paste("Histogram of",...
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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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How do I capture data from an OBD-II device?

So I happen to have a little bit of web experience, and have recently bought an OBD-II device. Basically, I'm trying to log certain metrics from the car, such as location and other diagnostics. I ...
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QGIS 2.0: Automating tasks, text files and shapefiles

Wondering if it's possible to automate some repetitive tasks in QGIS (2.0). This is my general workflow for importing some xyz type text files from another software package which export (not overly ...
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Script tool does not create output variable

I have the following problem. I have created a python script, which output should be a list of values (res[i]=*something*). Now I would like to create a script in my toolbox so i could use it from ...
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Difficulty in running the script

I have developed a script tool for adding a layer in the current map document. It did not work.. The message is "Completed script addlayer...". But there were no layers added in the TOC. Another issue ...
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How to access mysql data from python built-in console?

I'm writing a QGIS Plugin, and somewhere I want to present data from a MySQL database. It's simple data(strings,etc), not Geospatial, or vector data. I'm familiar with querying databases from python ...
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How to create a script using wgrib2 command

I have several model data with the following format postwrf_d01_YYYYMMDD_INIT_f00000.gr2 where INIT = 0000, 0600, 1200, 1800, each consisting of up to several hours of forecast (f00000 to let's say ...
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GRASS 7.0.3 - Script to automate multiple simulations?

I am working in GRASS 7.0.3 and want to conduct a complex analysis of Least-Cost Paths of the many-to-many type. Specifically, I do have my elevation raster (ASTER DEM) and point data of 300 random ...
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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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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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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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Arcpy script or other method for points in polygon per participant

Is there an Arcpy script or another way that I could use to find out the number of GPS points falling within each participant’s home neighbourhood as defined by an 800 meter network buffer around the ...
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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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Error after executing hex grid script in QGIS 2.6 for Mac

I hope some of you might help me in solving this problem: I'm trying to load a script with QGIS, hex grid from layers bound, with a population shape file (popp.shp in egis sample data folder). After ...
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Searching a table within PostGIS using PyQGIS script

Morning all, I am looking for some guidance in trying to set up a script that will search a PostGIS database using a wildcard and then open a certain file directory that will be in one of the fields. ...
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Unable to call GDAL functionalities from Python

I am trying to call GDAL functionalities from the following script I made in the past. import os, fnmatch from subprocess import call call("dir", shell=True) # define the variables inFolder= os.path....
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Geoserver fails to start after installing scripting extension

I use Geoserver 2.6.0, it worked until I installed latest scripting extension. I followed installation instructions (http://docs.geoserver.org/stable/en/user/community/scripting/installation.html). ...
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How to keep all the unique columns of the shapefiles after merge?

Writing a script where the user is asked to select a directory which contains Folder_1 and Folder_2, both containing shapefiles and run various algorithms. The basic logical process of the script is: ...
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Automate data entry into Access from ArcMap

I have an Access 2007-2010 database that I'm currently working on by manually searching for roads in a defined set of areas in ArcMap 10.1 and then filling in the area's ID in an empty column in the ...
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Model Run from Python script

Ive broken a complex task down to a very simple excersise and still cant get it to work.... I need to set up a Python Scpript to Run a Model. model: "SelectTest" toolbox: "INTEGRITY_TOOLS....
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Arcpy - change layer from sde connection to file geodatabase

We are copying data from our corporate office to field offices and we are creating a file geodatabase at these field offices. We are copying the layers that point to sde and they need to point to the ...
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Calculating the closest distance between two points in ArcMap 10.2

I am looking for a script to calculate the closest meter to a set of addresses. I have a feature class of meters and a feature class of addresses. I have populated the address with fields for ...
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Is it possible to create a geoprocessing package from a script tool that runs and EXE?

Following the guidelines from the following link, you can create a script tool from an executable . . http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/arcobjects-net/conceptualhelp/index.html#//0001000003t6000000 ...
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Is it possible to script ISIS Mapper?

Does anyone have any experience of scripting or batch processing with ISIS Mapper? I am working on a large modelling and mapping project that will require the processing of significant numbers of 1d ...
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Variable stored as NoneType in Python with updateCursor

SOLVED: although the field was not nullable (no null values), a glitch created one in the heading field, so the variable was stored as a null value and thus the NoneType. I am using updateCursor to ...
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Does anyone know a script to make annotation & point data remain constant regardless of scale

I have a series of maps to create for a project (30+ maps). The maps will be at varying scales (roughly between 1:1000 and 1:6000). I have a geodatabase containing various annotation and point ...
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Extract by mask run time error in VBA

I have the following script language code shown below within a main code just to run the tool of spatial analyst "Extract by mask". Unfortunately, when I run it I get a Run Time Error. I checked file ...
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Can a QGIS model be executed as part of a script?

Can a QGIS model be executed as part of a script? e.g. PowerShell script copies over source data using FTP, then runs the QGIS model, and finally emails success/fail of the process
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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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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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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 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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How can I implement GRASS GIS flow direction process from DOS scripting

When I try to implement its showing it work completely in its command prompt(grass) and creating output files also but when I try to view the result its not showing anything in Map Display I ...
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I cannot use Gdal Python but Gdal binary, how to fix?

**UPDATE: I can use GDAL with Python now by copy file from Gdal 1.11 compiled folder to Python package folder. But the problem with GDAL binary and GDAL library that they cannot read the HDF5 file. ...
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Script to stack multiple landsat bands in different folders

I wanted to find out if there is a possible script I could use to stack landsat bands into a single image, and then apply that stack command to multiple folders (I have about 100 landsat scenes that ...
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Moving a Google Map Marker on a Mac

I have exact lat & long coordinates that I will enter and hit return in Google maps. When I do this it displays this point with a green marker on the map but I can not move this marker. I want to ...
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Copy Raster Catalog from .mdb to .gdb, but only within a certain extent with arcpy?

I am stumped again, this website has really helped me before so here is another shot. I am trying to copy a raster catalog from a personal geodatabase to a newly created file geodatabase but only ...