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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R filter shapefiles with dplyr

How to filter shapefiles data in R with dplyr and then put it in a leaflet map? not reproducible example sorry: library(dplyr) library(leaflet) library(sp) library(maptools) library(rgdal) ...
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How to convert kml to shape file in Arc Map 9.3.1 [on hold]

I would like to know about conversion tools available for kml to shp file formats. In arc map 9.3.1
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What are shapefiles, layer files, and databases and what are their relationships? [duplicate]

What exactly is a shapefile in ArcGIS, and how is it related to a database or a layer file. What are the differences between these 3 things?
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Join tables in QGis 2.01. Dufour

I performed a "join" going to the properties option in a shapefile (in this case is just a table), in order to join the attributes from another shapefile that has a field in common, specifically ...
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How to generate map using geoserver & openlayers in java from postgis data? [on hold]

I am a newbie in geoserver and want to know how to render map (postgis database) in openlayers using geoserver? I want to add the base layer. I tried: var layer = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS("OpenLayers ...
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How to label feature of shape file on the color map in matlab

I am trying to make color map from text file data.I am using geoshow to call shape file of the region and to set it as back ground of the color map.My shape file is of the country. I have digitized ...
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Iterating Table Fields to Create Individual Shapefiles

I am trying to create individual shape files from a single table that contains the following: Weather Station Names Station XY Cordinates 31 individual field columns of daily data for each weather ...
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Defining Projection of Shapefile Didn't Align With Basemap, EPA Ecoregions [duplicate]

I'm using ArcMap 10.2 on a Windows 10 PC. I tried defining the projection of the ecoregions of Alabama and Georgia shape file (USA Contiguous Albers Equal Area Conic USGS version) to my basemap (GCS ...
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Overlaying grids with a polygon to determine the average value of the overlapping grids for that polygon

I would like to add the average, minimum and maximum value of, let’s say soil moisture (variable "value" in my case), to each NUTS3 region (= a NUTS3 region is a polygon of a certain small area in ...
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From .shp to .kml to .shp Without Losing Attributes

I've converted a shapefile with attributes to a .kml for a client. The .kml and attributes were then edited within google earth. I received the updated .kml and now I need to get it back to .shp. ...
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Add information from a cvs/text file to a raster shapefile based on latitude and longitude information

I have an empty raster shapefile that only contains the latitude and the longitude of the centroids of each grid. I now want to add an extra variable to each grid cell coming from a cvs or txt file. ...
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Code converting lat/long coordinates (WKT) to polygon (shapefile) not working

I am having a problem converting WKT to shapefile. I have a csv file consisting of three columns: ID, Name (of the area) and WKT comprising set of lat/long coordinates of area boundaries. For example, ...
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Too many contours labels are showing up in ArcMap, not just ones for selected subset?

I created a shapefile for contours lines on the basis of a raster. Since I am interested in just 5 contours (out of, say, 50), I selected for display just the contours I am interested in. I achieved ...
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Looking for Parish Boundaries Datasets for QLD Austraila

Every so often, I am asked for a parish boundary dataset. I can never find them as I am of the belief that they are no longer used. Has any one had any experience with parish boundaries in Australia ...
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How to do union that results to a SpatialPolygonDataFrame in R?

I have the following code coastline<-readOGR(dsn=".",layer="shp") wetlands<-readOGR(dsn=".",layer="shp") wetb<-gBuffer(wetlands,width=500,byid=T) ...
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GIS masters project [closed]

am a master's student interested in doing GIS project in the line of agriculture. Kindly help me brainstorm on the above subject by suggesting some of doable research topic in GIS preferably in ...
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How to cut big shapefile into several smaller shapefiles?

I'm converting my shapefiles to gpx files to use them in garmin gps, but if the shapefile is too big, I lose data in the conversion. I get a gpx with holes in and I cannot work with it in the field. ...
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How to export shapefiles and other attributes to KML using QGIS?

Is it possible to include all the attributes in the table of a shapefile when exporting it from QGIS to KML? I want to view all other data inside my table in Google Earth.
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Leaflet's shapefile plugin only compatible with Firefox

I created a html page (currently locally) and used Leaflet to create a basic map to which i plan to add several shapefiles. To do this, i use the leaflet.shapefile extension ...
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QGIS Convert bathymetry shapefile from fillable to strokeable

In Java I would like to stroke the bathymetry depth lines instead of filling the area. I'm starting with the Natural Earth Bathymetric Data: ...
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Detecting broken hyperlinks using ArcPy? [closed]

I am trying to use ArcGIS 10.2.2 to detect broken hyperlinks from a .shp and export them to a text file. Is this possible to do this with Python scripting? I only want to see the broken hyperlinks ...
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Shape Files and adding Label Data

Introduction: I'm still fairly new to GIS and have only had about 3 weeks experience. I set up an OSM server locally with .osm.pbf data and it worked just fine. When I pulled the map in the browser, ...
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Big performance difference reading shapefiles between QGIS and R

I'm trying to read the belgian landuse ESRI shapefile from geofabrik.de: http://download.geofabrik.de/europe/belgium.html In QGIS it's just a matter of seconds, but in R using the readOGR function ...
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Merge a table with a shapefile (not the same dimension)

I am trying to merge a table with a shape file using R. The shapefile's database is bigger than the table and I need to have null or zero values where the two data sets don't match. Table data no. ...
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How should i combine these rasters?

I have two buffers that i want to combine. I tried overlay with fun=function(x,y){return(x*y)} but 0*5 = 0 so it produces NA's.I don't know how to combine them the one buffer should be 500 and the ...
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Multipoint shapefile won't display

I have created a multipoint shapefile file and added lat/long data for a few hundred points (by copying and pasting columns of data from excel). The new shapefile is the same coordinate system as my ...
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Extract the outer points of a Point Shape into a Line Shape? [duplicate]

I've installed QGIS 2.8.2 since a few days and have no experience with this application. I try to extract the outer points of a Point Shape into a Line Shape, like a shell for the inner points. All ...
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How can I save a modified shapefile in ArcGIS Pro as new shapefile?

I downloaded a zipped shapefile and modified it in ArcGIS Pro. How can I save changes as a new shapefile? I see only the option to save as Layer File. If it is not possible, how I can edit an ...
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Where can I find spatial data for UK administrative boundaries?

I am specifically looking for UK local authorities, wards, postcodes in shp file format.
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Changing the extent of a Shape file in ArcMap for distrubution modelling in R

I am currently trying to create a species distribution model in R using maxent. The shape file I have is a map of an island. When viewed in ArcMap it has a set extent--in Lat and Long. I can ...
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Find line where the beginning or end of line touches a polygon with minimal radius

I need to check, If a point from a beginning or an end of a line is nearby a polygon. The target is to check, whether the line is nearly connected to a polygon. The data are coming from a shapefile. ...
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Importing shapefiles with unknown spatial reference into feature dataset?

I was wondering if I import shapefiles with unknown spatial reference into a feature dataset, with desired coordinate system, would that work?
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JAVA GIS create shapefile from FeatureLayer

The title kind of saids it all. I am attempting to export a featurelayer to a shapefile and am not having any luck finding a library which includes this functionality or relevant code to see where to ...
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Feature Points Shapefile missing Spatial Reference Information

I'm working with ArcMap 10 and I have a feature points shapefile from the Florence (Italy) municipality open data (http://opendata.comune.fi.it/statistica_territorio/dataset_0040.html). Each point is ...
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Multiple display of vector layer in a qgis plugin interface

def initGui(self): """Create the menu entries and toolbar icons inside the QGIS GUI.""" icon_path = ':/plugins/cropEt/icon.png' self.add_action( icon_path, ...
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Extracting a number of rows from a column in R

It's a shapefile that has a column with population. a$POP2001 It has 200 rows.I want to extract the settlements that contain less than 1000 residents, so i did this: s<-a[a$POP2001<1000,] ...
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How to reproject a raster from lat/lon to UTM in R?

i have to turn it into a UTM in order to make the buffer functional. wets<-readOGR(dsn=".",layer="shapefile") r.raster <- raster() extent(r.raster) <- extent(wets) res(r.raster) <- 100 ...
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GDAL Truncating/Normalizing Field names

While creating a ESRI-Shapefile using GDAL, it keeps truncating/normalizing my field names. Any reason why it does this? If the Field name is more than 10 characters it seems to do this. For example ...
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How to rasterize a shapefile in R? [duplicate]

I have several shapefiels that i have to turn into raster. Here's the coastline coastline<-readShapeSpatial("shp") r <- raster(ncols=90, nrows=45) jd<-rasterize(coastline,r) plot(jd) ...
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Python ogr filter attribute SQL

I have a shapefile with 4 attribute fields (MC_ID, MC_info, C_ID, C_info). I want to change some MC_ID values selecting the features by C_info. For example: I want to set MC_ID = 2 for C_info = g19, ...
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How can i update postgis data from shp?

Now,I know how to insert a shapefile to PostGIS by using shp2pgsql.exe. If I have an updated shapefile and I only want to update the updated rows, how can I know the table being updated?
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Merge Spatial polygons from shapefiles

I have downloaded the shapefiles from the following website: http://download.geofabrik.de/europe/france.html Each zip contains a "landuse" shapefile and I want to merge all of them in one single ...
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How to plot a shapefile with colors according to a column numbers in R?

reclass = function(x){ ifelse(x == 0, 10, ifelse(x > 0 & x <= 20, 0, NA)) } arch$ranks<-as.factor(unlist(lapply(arch$ranks,reclass)) arch.col = topo.colors(nlevels(arch$ranks)) ...
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How to rasterize a vector dataset in R?

I would like to compare vector vs raster data. So i try to fix a problem using both ways. I made it in vector first : coastline<-readShapeSpatial("shp") wets<-readShapeSpatial("shp") ...
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Problem with passing ranks to different buffers

This issue is really troublesome.i have a SpatialPointsDataFrame which refers to a city.I needed to perform a join with a dbf in order to attach the population column which i did thanks to a couple of ...
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Defining Coordinate system

I am working with a bunch of shapefiles that have no coordinate system attached to them. I was wondering if there is a tool that I can define a new coordinate system for them and bring them in to GDB! ...
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arcgis online can not load shp file

I am trying to load .shp file to arcgis.com online. I put it to zip file and has .dbf .prj .qpj .shp .shx files in zip. It can be opened in QGIS, CartoDB, but when I trying to import arcgis online. ...
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How to programmatically import a Shapefile into Oracle DB using Java?

What's the best approach to import a user uploaded shapefile into an Oracle DB? The dbf, shx and shp files of the Shapefile come in a ZIP Archive. Currently, we unzip programatically and then parse ...
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Grass 7 import shapefile problems

I'm just messing about with Grass 7 (installed fine on Ubuntu 14.04 - well no errors at least). I'm trying to import a shapefile using v.in.ogr and when presented with the dialog box, browse for my ...
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How to join a dataframe with a dbf via a common column in R?

I have a SpatialPointsDataFrame with the data of a city and i want to join it with a dbf that contains the population via a common column that they have. How do i do that so the first one has the ...