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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Two layers of the same region with the same coordinate system does not lay in the same place! [duplicate]

I know that my problem seems to be frequent but I couldn't find any good till answer. I have two layers for the same place (area and roads) in my ArcGIS, both of them has the same coordinate system ...
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How to convert .csv with WKB to shapefile (.shp) using open source solutions?

I have a .csv file with hundreds of rows pulled out via PostGIS. The geospatial information is in "the_geom" field which seems to be in WKB-format. How can I convert this to shapefile using simple ...
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Import a shapefile to postgis with ogr2ogr gives: Unable to open datasource

I want to use ogr2ogr in order to import a shapefile in a postgis database. I have successfully installed ogr2ogr and I run from the pgsql the following command: ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" ...
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kml to shape file (ogr2ogr)

I am trying to convert kml to shape file. I'm using ogr2ogr (gdal version = 2.0.0). Here is the command : /home/vineet/Project/gdal-2.0.0/bin/ogr2ogr --config SHAPE_ENCODING UTF-8 -update -append ...
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Extraction of raster with shapefile python

I have a raster tiff file containing vegetation index & also a shapefile of fields. I want to extract the field wise values from that raster file using GDAL. How can I do this? I can read the ...
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Wrap the set of points to the minimum polygon

Given I have a set of points which represents the circles which are intersected. As result I'm trying to receive the boundary which represent the polygon which wraps all circles. Please take a look ...
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What has prevented a “better” format than shapefiles from being widely adopted? [on hold]

Reading through this answer got me thinking: Why hasn't a better format than the shapefile been widely adopted? Shapefiles have (as I'm sure most of us have noticed) many annoying quirks, ...
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Thought sr.lock preventing doing anything with created shapefiles? [on hold]

I thought sr.lock prevented me from doing anything with shapefiles I create, but actually it was a data problem. I am running ArcGIS 10.2 Desktop on a Windows 10 OS. I have point shapefiles that I ...
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Shapefile analysis with ArcGIS10.1 [on hold]

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop and I am struggling to make a shapefile with a map. I made the shapefile but I could not include a map with longitude and latitude. I have data about tuberculosis ...
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QGIS error in merging large point shapefiles

While trying to merge 2 large point shapefiles using the merge shapefiles tool under the data management. These point files have over 20Gb and have the same coordinate system. Problem is, that the ...
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Selection by adjacent polygon features

I have a large polygon shapefile with lots of features from a model output, I need to remove anomalous features which are joined by a single vertex and part of a cluster of two. (example highlighted ...
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How to export shapefiles from QGIS to PostGIS?

The tutorials I've been seeing such as this one https://saarapakarinen.wordpress.com/2015/06/13/tutorial-creating-a-postgis-database-for-qgis-part-2/ They mention a SPIT plugin that I can't find ...
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Remove date from beginning of filename, add to the end [on hold]

I have a group of files I'm trying to database (with improper naming conventions starting with dates) i.e. 20160524_Whatever_Whatever I'd like to remove the date and _ and append it to the end of the ...
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QGIS Set label text quadrant as above baseline or below the top of the ascent

In the product description for a topographic map over Sweden there is a recommendation to use an abbribute field containing digits to quadrant placement of labels in a point shapefile containing all ...
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Shapefile misforming when overlaid on map

I thought I was attempting something pretty simple - adding a shapefile over a terrain map. This is how the image looks when the shape file is added to Google Earth: However, when I process the data ...
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In Which Province is a Post Code (Adding Attribute from Another Layer)?

I have two polygon shapefiles. One is post codes, the other is provinces (in China). I'd like to add a "Province" field to the post code database (i.e. DBF file). This field would indicate the ...
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Iterate feature class by Date created to select recent shapefile

I would like to select only newly created shapefile (today's). Every time new shape file are created from trimble pathfinder office which i need to upload to Arcgis server feature class. Model below ...
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Identify this state outline file

Some time back, I came across a site that was offering sets of US state outlines that were intended to be attractive/artistic rather than geographically accurate. I only have this copy of the outline ...
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Tableau: Using UK Shapefiles in PostGIS Database

I'm trying to use Tableau to display data. Some of this data is suitable for mapping, and therefore I'd like to create maps in Tableau to display this data. Unfortunately, neither the basic view nor ...
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Failed to download zipped-shape file with bounding box from geoserver

I have build an application with leaflet in order to draw a rectangle on a map and download the data for the specific bounding box. I download the data in different formats such as Zipped shape file, ...
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FME Desktop Distorts shapefile to TDRBM(.bas) translation

I am trying to convert esri shapefile into Tobin TDRBM II Data Distribution Format (.bas) but this distorts my data and create files with extension .bas.csv instead of .bas.I removed .csv and tried to ...
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Difference Google map vs shp in Matlab

I am new in GIS however I already has spent a lot of time trying to solve my problem. My final goal is to have a list of maps in shp-standard for simulations. I did the following step: 1. I found a ...
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Recurring SQL Expression Parsing Error on Query Builder

I am using Query Builder in QGIS 2.14.2-Essen to select one country (Peru) among 237 for which to show two layers (states_provinces, boundary lines) from the Natural Earth database. I am paying close ...
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How can I export to CSV a list of addresses that fall within a shape file?

I currently have a shape file (KML, but I also have it in other formats as well) that outlines neighborhoods within a city. I also have a list of vacant property addresses in CSV. I'm currently ...
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Shapefile-Autocad-Fields

I converted my shape file to autocad. How can I see my fields in autocad.
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Why aren't my integer columns available for graduated styling?

I have a layer with graduated styling based on an integer column. When I duplicate the layer to make a similar styling based on another integer column, none of the columns are available for graduated ...
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Importing shapefiles into CartoDB

I'm trying to make a survey of all regions in Sweden for an article that me and my colleague are working on. When I'm trying to import the shapefiles into CartoDB it says " Unfortunately this file ...
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Convert shapefiles with ajax call to ogre

I am trying to use OGRE online converter to convert shapefiles to different format, referring https://ogre.adc4gis.com/ I am making an AJAX call to send the file and get the response, but the response ...
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ESRI shape curves specification

The documentation for ESRI's File Geodatabase API (downloadable from http://www.esri.com/apps/products/download/) says regarding its MultiPartShapeBuffer Class: These functions provide access to ...
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IL School District Shapefile

In order to help our client manipulate a map to show disparities in public school course offerings in Illinois at the school district level, we’re looking for a current year vector shapefile of the ...
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I can't create/save changes in shape files on QGIS

I can't create or edit shapes in QGIS, the files are created on my system but cannot "fill" it with the features. I'm using QGIS 2.14.2 64bit Windows 7 This is the error i get when trying to save a ...
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Fiona does not specify CRS

I try to write a geoJSON from a shp with the fiona package. Works, but fiona does not include the CRS information. with fiona.open(path) as shp: takeCRS = shp.crs takeSCHEMA = shp.schema ...
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Downloading shapefile from geoserver after applying CQL filter? [duplicate]

I have managed to download a zipped shapefile from geoserver but now I want to be able to download part of the layer in a shapefile. This is what I did in order to download the whole layer as ...
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QGIS processing framework Python loading shapefile

I would like to write a Python script in the QGIS processing framework allowing the download of files from specific addresses. Instead of starting my script with: vectorLyr = vector I would like to ...
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Bulk Converting Data Using FME

I am currently in the process of converting a large quantity of Ordnance Survey Vector Map Local data from .gz to Esri feature class within a file geodatabase. The process is working correctly but ...
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Comparing areas of overlapping shapes in QGIS

Given SHP files for a country's Districts in Year1 and Year2, how to output a table whose rows state the percentage composition of each Year2 District in terms of portions of Year1 Districts
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Calculation surface of building external walls from shapefile [duplicate]

I have two datasets (attached): 1) A shapefile of buildings containing the height of each building. 2) A parcel shapefile. Several buildings are assigned to a single parcel. I am interested in ...
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Help with Python shapefile Union Program

First I am a Python noob... I have searched the database for this answer, found a few that might be the answer, just way over my head (I am signed up for a intro python class this month, to help ...
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Seeking Atlanta's limits shapefile?

I need a shapefile of the limits of the city of Atlanta, USA.
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Re-projecting shapefile from an unknown projection [duplicate]

I have been given a shapefile which is supposedly in a NAD1927_Zone16 projection. I need to align it with a raster image in a Lambert Conformal Conic (NAD 1927) projection. I've tried to use the ...
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Match polygons of two independently created shapefiles to create dataframe

I have two independently created shapefiles A) shapefile 1 lists the german postal codes and can be downloaded from ...
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Python module for counting ratios from SHP attributes

Using OGR, I am supposed to create a Python module that finds out which specific administrative region of a country has the highest density of roads. I have two input shapefiles: roads connected ...
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How do I convert an active kmz file to a shapefile using either ArcMap or QGIS

I need to convert an active kmz file to shapefile. I have a layer file and a kmz file which feed data from a server. If I try to convert using the kml to layer tool in ArcMap it fails as there is no ...
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What is the easiest way to avoid shapefile columns being imported as PostGIS `numeric(p,s)` data type?

Considering the number of shapefiles I've imported to PostGIS (using shp2pgsql or ogr2ogr), I'm a little surprised I haven't come across this before. But I have a shapefile that has numeric columns ...
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DWG to SHP - suddenly a huge ammount of data in one file

I converted four DWG-Files with ArcMap to SHP. Suddenly one data had a huge ammount of data: file 1: DWG: 4,5 MB ----> SHP. 9,7 MB file 2: DWG: 12,7 MB --> SHP: 110 MB (!) file 3: DWG: 3,4 MB ...
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(Arcpy) read values from a txt file and convert the data into a shapefile

I´m a beginner at python programming and wanted to start with a litte and hopefully simple project. I tried to read float values out of a textfile and write them into a shapefile. The program is ...
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Why does QGIS spontaneously corrupt shapefile data? [duplicate]

I'm using QGIS 2.14 (Mac), but I have had the same problem with 2.8 (Ubuntu). When I am editing a shapefile, QGIS seems to spontaneously corrupt the data in unpredictable and catastrophic ways that ...
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Creating SpatialPolygons in R

I am trying to do kriging with my data. But there is a problem here. I want to use krige command in gstat package. But I do not have "Spatial object with prediction/simulation locations". How I can ...
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Multiple rename shapefiles and feature classes in python

I have multiple shapefiles, in different sources (D:\GIS\Folder A", "D:\GIS_Temp\Name". And some of them have space in their name (File X, File Y, etc). What should be the code that could rename all ...
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Global shapefile of biomes/ecoregions?

I'm looking for a shapefile with this kind of information, only at considerably higher detail. In North America, ecoregions are classified by levels and grouped by vegetation type at much higher ...