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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QGIS get shape at position in shapefile

Im trying to develop an API to complement a geolocation app but I'm very new to GIS as a whole. I have a shapefile which subdivides Australian states into land zones (classifying them as Residential, ...
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Corrupted Shapefiles when saving edits in QGIS

Has anyone experience regular corruption of Shapefiles when saving edits in QGIS? Since testing the new LTR, we have had regular occurrences of the Shapefile being corrupted, and "_packed" SHP and ...
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Is it possible to import a Shapefile from Manifold into QGIS with the same projection?

is it possible to import a shapefiles from manifold to Qgis with the same projection?
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ogr2ogr keep geometry when converting to CSV?

Using ogr2ogr, how to keep the geometry when converting to CSV? ( Nothing relevant here: http://www.gdal.org/drv_csv.html ) $ ogr2ogr -f "CSV" MyLayer.csv MyLayer.geojson Here is the begin of ...
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Interpreting Shapefile metadata to use in World File

Im currently using gdal/ogr to read metadata concerning shapefiles and I am able to read them correctly. I am also able to convert these shapefiles to tif using QGIS and now the next step I need is to ...
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Iterating through multiple polygons in file using ArcGIS ModelBuilder? [duplicate]

This question is a lead on from this question which was not resolved: Iterating through multiple polygons to produce a table with elevations using DEM? I want to iterate through each polygon in a ...
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ArcGIS-Desktop 10.4: Point Shapefile Displays on Blank Map, but not on pre-made Map

I am using ArcGIS 10.4.1 and just received a shapefile for a map I am making. I believe it included all file important extensions: shp, shx, sbn, sbx, prj, dbf. This map I am making already has ...
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Preventing QGIS from losing information in attribute table during KML to SHP conversion?

I have a Shapefile with certain information in the attribute table. I convert it with QGIS 2.14 to KML. I convert the KML back to SHP. When I open the attribute table, all the infromation is lost. How ...
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Joining CSV with shape file in QGIS

I am aware that this questions has been asked but I haven't really seen a satisfactory answer. I have loaded a csv file into QGIS. It has been imported properly, with the first column as a string ...
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Convert .osm to .shp file with .NET

I am looking for some free dotNET libraries which can be used to convert an OpenStreet .osm file to .shp shape file. I did google, but mostly found either .exe files, or non.NET files. Can you point ...
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geodatabase feature class to shapefile attribute table issues

I am using ArcGIS v10.4 and have a geodatabase feature class with ~800,000 objects (polygons) that I need to export to a shapefile with the attribute table in tact. However, no matter how I have tried ...
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Can't choose interpolation attributes of my shapefile

I am attempting to interpolate data of a point shapefile. In the attribute table all attributes are shown correctly. When I am trying to interpolate them with Raster >> Interpolation no attributes to ...
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DBF to geoserver

I have a table as DBF.I would like to add the DBF to geoserver.I know we can publish a postgres table to geoserver. But i would like to know is there any way to add a DBF directly to geoserver.
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PyQGIS & multi selection request [closed]

How I can do to iterate over a layer in order to select the all value of one parameter and add it into a table (without redondancy)? I am a beginner using QGIS and especially Python for QGIS. I ...
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Finding intersections in multiple files and exporting to single shapefile using OGR

I saw this solution using Shapely, but unfortunately I can't get Fiona to work with my Python IDE nor with OsGeo4W. I have a single shapefile that has a 500m buffer on about 350 trail polylines. I ...
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Why the shapefile of worldwide country boundaries is so large (>500 MB)?

I downloaded GADM administrative level 0 worldwide and it seems very simple file: 255 rows of polygons representing countries. But the size of the file is very large: >500 MB. Why it's happening? ...
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Converting shapefile to KML using GeoTools?

I am developing a GIS-based desktop tool for a land area in geotool. How we can convert shapefile into KML file?
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Exporting CSV to shapefile in QGIS? [duplicate]

I have a simple CSV of {lat,lon,text} and I want to export it as a WGS84 Shapefile. How can I achieve this?
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R will not read shapefile / file.exists returns true

I cannot successfully read a shapefile in R. I'm using Rstudio version 0.99.902 I have read several articles on readOGR errors that concern reading a shapefile. My shapefile is error free, as it ...
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Finding list of all shapefiles that overlap with single shapefile using QGIS?

I have a list of 34 shapefiles. These shapefiles are range maps for different species. I would like to take 4 of these shapefiles and document a list of those shapefiles (within the 30 shapefiles), ...
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Convert Gml to Shapefile in C#

I need to convert a GML file to Shape in C#. I installed gdal with nuget, but could not get it to work. I also tried NetTopologySuite, but i am getting errors when parsing Gml. Any other suggestions, ...
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How to upload vector data to OpenStreetMap ( quickly )?

I have 3 shapefiles containing: 8791 Linestrings 6704 Linestrings 584 Polygons I want to upload this data to OSM ( share it ) I took a look at the guidelines of uploading data to OSM. And I want ...
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Edit Extent of a Shapefile ArcMap10.3

I created a polyline feature and then I created a shapefile. Then overlayed another map and I wanted to analyse the distribution of the distance from the polyline, but the extents of the shapefile of ...
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shp2pgsql-gui not work after Ubuntu update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with postgres-9.5 and postgis 2.2.2. Previously I performed shp2pgsql-gui to access the interface, but now, the terminal shows me this message: the program shp2pgsql-gui not ...
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Extracting features to feature classes from a REST service

I've seen this done before but I can't figure that out how to do it. How do you extract features from a REST service to a feature class (or shapefile)? I believe it involves adding a REST service link ...
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How can a shapefile(while uploading) overlay zoomed to extents in openalyers3

To upload a shapefile the overlay as to zoom into utility(user given) layer. I have seen zoomToExtent in openlayers2 now i want to use openalyers3. While uploading external wms url to wms viwer it is ...
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Trying to join a column from one table to another using python [duplicate]

So I have two tables, one has county polygons, the other has well Points. I am trying to first calculate the total numbers of wells that fall into that county, and update the county table with the ...
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How do I convert a fire frequency point shape file into a fire frequency raster?

I have a point shapefile that I want to convert to a raster image using ArcMap 10.2. The shape file has a number of points on top of each other. Each point is a fire. I want to make a fire frequency ...
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Loading different shapefile in SharpMap?

I am currently working on sharpmap project with the need to work on offline maps. As i am fresher in this field,I am following the sharpmap tutorial and facing a problem with loading new shape files ...
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New features to shapefile in QGIS end up with previous features attribute values - why?

When I digitize a new feature to a polygon shapefile in QGIS the attribute data of the new polygon is replaced by the data entered into the last feature created. Has anyone else ran into this issue? ...
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GPX to Feature loses elevation

I have been sent a GPX file to create a trails network on arcgis. When I run the GPX to Feature tool the elevation attributes are all zero, however when I view the GPX file on an online view, there is ...
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How to extract the study area from a netCDF by a shapefile boundary with Python?

I have a global size netCDF document, the variable is three dimensions, including time. lat and lon. I have a shapefile boundary for my study area, both of them have same projection. How can I extract ...
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QGIS: Automatic shapefile input for pre-constructed automated workflows

I currently have two models running: Take shapefiles and break them down into separate shapefiles based on their class, and save them in a specific folder; Select the broken-down shapefiles with the ...
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ogr2ogr: Convert geojson to shapefile - additional features?

I have a geojson-file (geojsonfile.geojson) with points, lines and polygons. I would like to convert the geojson-file to 3 shapefiles (points, lines and polygons) and keep all the attributes. ...
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Is there a simple way to convert a PLY file to a shapefile?

I wonder if there is a simple way to convert a PLY file to an ESRI shapefile (points) ? Using an open source software or utility would be great.
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Timezone map including territorial waters

I have a project that requires timezone lookup for given coordinates. http://efele.net/maps/tz/world/ is an awesome resource however the polygons only cover land. Sydney Harbour is considered seas in ...
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Convert BDY (DMAP) file to other format

I would like to ask if there is any way to transform a boundary file (generated for DMAP) to another format (e.g. shp, DXF).
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Bulk file convertor QGIS plugin/program

Similar questions have been asked but without I think non "script" solutions Is there a easier to use for non technical users for QGIS plugin/program to bulk export files? Say shp files to .kml files?...
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Can you create a shapefile from values from another shape file's attribute table?

I have imported a mask file into GIS, so that there is a grid created (using the Create Fishnet function), which displays values as either inside (land) or outside the shape (land) that I wish to map. ...
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Ordnance Survey Maps in .osm.pbf format

I see that you can download Ordnance Survey maps as ESRI Shape files, so I would like to take those and convert them into a .osm.pbf file so that I can more easily use them. Are there any tools out ...
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Which GIS software allows manually creating shapes from overlapping shapes of other layers?

I have two shapefiles, one showing the borders of the US states, the other one showing river basins. Both layers are filled with solid colors, with the US states differing in hue and the river basins ...
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raster::rasterize set wrong values with enclosed polygons

Similarly to this post rasterize (R package raster) fail to rasterize island polygons? the rasterize function in the raster package is giving me problems with enclosed polygons. In my case, some ...
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Styling multiple features in shapefile using GeoServer?

I have a shapefile loaded in a GeoServer instance, and I need some guidance on how to best style the output. The file is depicting public/private land ownership in the State of Colorado. The shapefile ...
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Calculate area for each polygon in R

I am working with a shapefile that has many polygons. How do I add one more field named "area_sqkm" and calculate area for each polygon in the shapefile?
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Label edits disappear upon saving?

I am trying to label a map I'm creating in QGIS v 2.8.9. I'm using data defined labeling to both manually place and rotate labels. I've created the required fields (X, Y, and Rotate) all as decimal ...
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Command line tool for reading .shp, .prj and converting to Google Maps lat lngs

I have a data file exported from an ARCGIS system (parcel data from local government). Its a zip file containing 7 files: f.dbf, f.prj, f.sbn, f.sbx, f.shp, f.shp.xml, f.shx. I have a simple ruby ...
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Saving arcGIS online data to shapefile

I have a map that is shared in a group and edited through the online map viewer & iPad collector apps. I need to save the updated data to a shapefile so the changes made online can transfer to ...
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Centering shapefile in layout view?

This is what my screen looks like now. The yellow outline of the US is a shapefile and so are the blue dots. I am using one of the default basemaps in the background. I want center the map so that ...
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batch convert geojson to shapefile [duplicate]

I have a directory full of geojson files that I need to convert to shapefiles for editing in QGIS. As far as I have searched, there are no resources in GIS StackExchange that explain how to do this ...
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Error on join in ogr2ogr

I am doing an ogr2ogr process where i will be making a join between two tables, imported as shapefiles and .csv to join on a column with idential attributes. The code i've made so far looks like ...