A vector data storage format for storing the location, shape, and attributes of geographic features. Often referred to as 'an ESRI shapefile', as ESRI developed it.

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How to convert an XML to Shapefile polyline

i want convert this XML file to SHP polyline howe i can do this please ?!!! <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?> <ci nc="BMSKDMA10" nl="BMskDMA10" mt="6" ct="DM" ...
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Is there a python-module to convert data to a Shapefile (w/o GIS)?

Input data can be excel, text, whatever. I would like to produce shapefiles from data on a computer without GIS installed. Is there anything out there? Fiona seems to be such a module. Are there any ...
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How to make a line shapefile converted from a gpx track file display over basemaps such as OpenStreetMap?

I have created a line shapefile from a Garmin gpx track file using QGIS 1.12.3 Lyon. Resultant vector file displays properly with other vector shapefiles. Problem is that created vector file (line ...
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How to open .shape file in PDA? [on hold]

I want to open .shape files in my PDA with windows CE6.0 platform using C# device application (VS 2008).
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How to dissolve polygons that overlap both on each other in QGIS?

I have two layers of polygons with landcover classes(meadows, cropland, forest, ect) They overlap in both directions, i.e like a zipper. I need to dissolve them by one attribute (Class) so I can have ...
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How to merge and dissolve adjacent polygons and sum up their attributes in QGIS?

I have many polygons that are adjacent to each other, and others overlap slightly. I need to merge them and sum up their attribute (Area per class). I attach an image of my problem (Screenshot of my ...
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Cannot add attachments through Attributes window of ArcMap?

I am trying to add *.png files to shapefiles in ArcMap like this: Enable attachments through ArcToolbox Open the Editor Toolbar and select "start editing" In Attributes window, click the paperclip ...
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Geoserver Manager: how to change description of stores?

Here is my code to upload a new layer from a shape file (zipped): boolean exists = reader.existsDatastore(workspaceName, storeName); if ( !exists ) { File shapeFile = new File( ...
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ogr2ogr Shapefiles to Postgres SRS problem

I am trying to import to my Postgresql (9.1+129ubuntu1) + PostGIS (1.5.3-2) database a Shapefile with polygons with the ogr2ogr tool from Gdal-Bin package (1.7.3-6ubuntu3). I know the origin SRS of ...
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geotools shapefile does not support utf-8 for dbf header

I create a ShapefileDataStore to create a new shapefile and call dataStore.createSchema(...) . But it does not work for utf-8 header fields. I checked the geotools source code and realized that it ...
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What geospatial analysis can be done easily in R but not in Python? [on hold]

I'd like to present on the capabilities of R in spatial processing to a crowd more familiar with Python. I'm very familiar with R but no so much with Python. I want to wow them with some processes ...
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Error clipping extent of shapefile with boundary box with ogr2ogr from python [on hold]

Trying to clip polygon shapefile with boundary box in ogr2ogr called from python gives error: "FAILURE: Unable to open datasource 'C:\UserData\save.shp' with the following drivers." then lists ...
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ArcGIS 10.3 , pipeline shapefile [closed]

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I have a 2D pipeline shapefile. I have converted it to 3D. Now, I want to identify points on the pipeline where I only know the real length on the 3D of ...
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How to detect corner of shapefile in python [closed]

Is there any way to detect corner of each shapefile in python !? (not BBox) Or somehow to detect the edges? I want to detect each shapefile vertices to calculate the differences in latitude for my ...
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Select shape file by their coordinates behavior [closed]

I want to filter shapefiles by their latitude behaviour: If the latitudes of edges A and B are constantly decreasing or increasing then this class marked as correct, otherwise are incorrect. For ...
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Newly created points disappears after saving edit session [closed]

So I'm trying to add two points to a new shapefile that I created in ArcMap. I created my shapefile from ArcCatalog. Once I create my two points with the Edit Toolbar, and click "Save edits", the ...
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gdalwarp error cropping raster

I'm getting an error from gdalwarp using the following code: gdalwarp -cutline input.shp -crop_to_cutline -dstalpha input.tif out.tif Error: *** Error in 'gdalwarp': free(): invalid pointer: ...
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rotate point along line layer

I have two layers: point and line (postgis or shp) The line layer represent a hiking trail. The point layer the mountain passes. The points are exactly on the same position like the node of the line. ...
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Shapes & categories

I am very new to this so please only smile if a dumb question. I have divided the oceans into 31 regions. Each region has various sub regions, example I have region 08; of which it is further broken ...
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Merge polygons in the same shape file based on attributes, ArcGIS or ArcPy

I have a shapefile of polygons. I do not want any polygons with an area less than 25. For polygons with an area less than 25 I want to merge them with another polygon with an area greater than 25 that ...
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Problems opening ArcGIS 10.3.1 .shp files in QGIS

I'm using QGIS version 2.12.1-Lyon for Mac and trying to import a .shp file that was apparently created with ArcGIS 10.3.1. I keep receiving the "invalid data source" error message no matter how I try ...
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Why is QgsFeatureIterator returning bad data?

This is a spin-off of another question I asked previously, but it has grown in scope and deserves its own thread. While iterating over a vector layer (shapefile) I included the following ...
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Show polygon geometry from SQL Server on Google Maps

I have downloaded Canadian Postal FSA's boundaries (Like Zip boundaries in the USA) from stats Canada and I have imported the shape files in SQL Server. I want to be able to Query the Database and ...
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Is it possible to convert a .shp file to .gml?

Is it possible to convert a shapefile to a gml file? If so, how and using what tools?
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Access ESRI shapefile with java code [closed]

I am working on ESRI shapefiles, and I need to access them to get information as number of polygons and bounding box coordinates. Also, I am totally beginner in coding with Java. I found recently ...
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How to create a shapefile from Excel file including coordinates of points and distances between them in ArcGIS?

I wanted to use network analyst in ArcGIS and I have coordinates of points in the network. However, I could not find a shapefile including road information between these points so far (length of links ...
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ArcGIS - Convert a Shapefile into JSON with coordinates

I have a shapefile and I would like to convert in ESRI Json with ArcGIS toolbox From feature to JSON. When i convert it I visualize x and y values in meters while I want latitude and longitude ...
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QGIS not showing attribute updates

I have a feeling I know the answer to this but want to make sure before I start redoing all the work. I've recently started using QGIS to help with mapping of an estate. Last week a created a new ...
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Using a file .shp with ESRI Geo Tools for Hadoop

I've a file .shp that I would like to load into a TABLE using HIVE with ESRI Geo Tool for Hadoop. These tools read JSON File and I've tried to convert my file into a .json format using GDAL Library ...
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in QGIS how to add (join?) another table to a layer

Very new so bear with me. I have QGIS loaded with a TIGER/Line Shapefile at the Block level for a County, and need to join other detailed CENSUS data various tables (which also have a Block ID to ...
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Performing Statistics operation on field in Attribute table?

I am working with the Shapefile consisting set of points. One of its field (let's call it X) contains numeric data, ranging from 0 to 1. In order to find out the average value of field X, I opened ...
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Import Large Shapefile to Postgres

I'm trying to import a large dataset to Postgres, of about 600MB, that sits on a remote AWS server. But I get the following error Not enough memory to allocate requested memory (nRecords=26923892). ...
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Simplify shape files [closed]

I've shape files with me and I want to de-code those file and want to build a custom map. Could someone let me know how can I do that with out using python code.
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Export RAT (KEA driver) to Shapefile

I have a dataset of rasters (driver kea) whose has, let's say, 20-30 attributes in their RAT. I'm realizing how to have these attributes in shapefiles (without using proprietary software). I've read a ...
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How can I show in a report or otherwise both the field name and field alias for a feature?

I am trying to create a report that will list both the field name and the field alias for every table we have in our geodatabases. I know there is no existing tool that can do this and I have found ...
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Looking for a Free Shapefile of the European Countries

I do not seem to be able to find a free shapefile of the European countries. This is the kind of map I am looking to populate with my own data using ESRI ArcGIS: The Eurostat website only seems to ...
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Merging/Dissolving features with same ID using Transformer in FME?

I was looking to merge some features to improve the performance of some of my layers on my ArcGIS Server. I have a few very large polyline layers for our fiber network that are exported out of a CAD ...
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Snapping polygons edges within the same shapefile

How can I snap polygons edges within the same shape file? The objective is to get rid off blank spaces between polygons edges.
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Clipping a shapefile in QGIS that has user defined projections

I have two shapefiles for Rwanda which have user defined projections. I am trying to clip the geology shapefile so that it has the same spatial extent as the districts shapefile. When I clip, I do get ...
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Adding shapefile to Surfer?

I am a professional user in GIS but new at Surfer. I am trying to figure out how can I import shapefile and how can generate a contour map in Surfer. Can anyone help me with that. I am using surfer ...
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How to combine two polyline shapefile together

Here is my question Two shapefile: * A: represent the outer boundary of the city area * B: represent the inner boundaries of the city divisions. I want to * Combine these two shapefile * ...
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fiona ValueError: invalid literal for int() with base 10: 'str'

Why below code does not work- import fiona from fiona.crs import from_epsg my_schema = {'geometry': 'Point', 'properties': {'mean_in': 'str', 'total_h1': 'str', 'total_h2': 'str', 'LOS': 'str', ...
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Counting polygons in one layer that are overlapping/touching/contained in each polygon in separate layer of contiguous polygons using QGIS?

I have a layer of contiguous (pink) polygons (UK Parliamentary constitutencies) and a separate layer containing (blue) polygons representing protected nature areas (Natura 2000 areas): Each ...
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Decompose the polygon with polyline inside

Here is my question: I have a polygon shapefile represent the whole country area. A polyline shapefile(with a bunch of line boundaries) represent the province boundaries So, how to decompose the ...
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How to detect a covered polygon by other polygon in same QGIS layer?

QGIS - Identify overlapping polygons in single layer As described this question there are 3 conditions for two polygon on a same layer. These 2 polygons can have intersection area. (How to ...
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How to create for each point feature an Euclidian Distance raster in ArcGIS

I need some comment on how to create an Euclidian distance raster for a point dataset of about 100 features in ArcGIS. I need to create a raster for each single point. My question is, if there is a ...
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Shapely Not Determining Point in State

I am pulling State geometry data from a database (populated from Shapefiles) to find what state a coordinate pair is in. I was originally using GeoAlchemy, but tens of thousands of queries to ...
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European postal code shapes provider

I am looking for a single (paid) provider of postal (zip) code shapes (boundaries) for countries in Europe. I hope to find reliable partner with reasonable pricing and update policy. What I need are ...
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Split SHP file using ogr2ogr

I am trying to split a SHP file using all the attributes in the column header SUBURB. Below is an example of the attribute table sitting behind the SHP file: Name Suburb ABC BAY ...
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Convert SHP to MIF/MID

I am new to GIS and QGIS software. is there a batch convert function to convert shape files to mif/mid files? I can do this individually but is time consuming? I have seen similar functions on here ...