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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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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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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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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Leaflet + GeoJSON and ArcMap : Map fails to load if missing variable

I am working on my first web map using the Leaflet API. I have a shapefile that was converted to the GeoJSON format (within ESRI's ArcMap software). The Shapefile contains a field attribute named ...
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Importing shapefile into GRASS, and multiple new rows appear in attribute table

I am importing a GADM Global Administrative Areas shapefile into GRASS (using QGIS 2.8.2 interface). When I do this, multiple additional rows are created in the attribute table. It goes from this: ...
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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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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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Shapefile to GeoJSON conversion

I am working with OpenLayers. I want to convert Shapefile into GeoJSON format and send it to browser to show with OpenLayers. But the problem is that when the size of my Shapefile is bigger than 60Mb, ...
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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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Shapefile to KML Conversion Problems in QGIS 2.6.1 on Mac

I am currently using QGIS 2.6.1 on a Mac with OS 10.9.5. I am trying to export a shapefile using QGIS to KML format. I am having success with the export but the data is skewed halfway across the ...
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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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How to convert coverage (.adf) to shapefile?

Is there any tool or software except ArcGIS which I can use for converting coverage (.adf) files to shapefiles?
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Importing .shp to postgreSQL

I want to import a shp file to postgreSQL. First I create sql file and then run PostgreSQL. To create sql file, I run this command in windows cmd: shp2pgsql -s 4326 worldCountries.shp worldcountries ...
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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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Where to Dowload Village layers for India with census 2011 information?

Does anyone know where I could download a layer of all villages in India together with their populations (hopefully from the 2011 census)?
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How to extract percentage of land cover from a raster according to multiple shapefiles?

I have a raster map that represents land cover of a region, and different shapefiles (total 120) in the same region. I want to know the percentage of every land cover for each shapefile. For example, ...
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Selecting a valid format file [closed]

There has been an error when uploading a shapefile I want to start with some imported data. Upload a file. Please, select a valid format file # when upload a zip file: Oops! There has been an ...
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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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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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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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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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Group adjacent polygons with similar (but not same) attributes

In ArcMap 10, I have a few dozen tiffs with cells that represent habitat area that has been burned. Each burned cell has a Julian date of the fire associated with it. I want to end up with polygons ...
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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 to use GDAL to burn a selected value from one raster into another?

I think this should be a relatively simple process, but I'm not quite sure how to approach it. I have a shapefile containing 1000's of polygons. I also have 19 rasters. All of the polygons fall ...
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How to write shapefiles more efficiently in GeoScript?

I've created a geoscript (in groovy) to create a shapefile from generated geometries with certain attributes. It's a heatmap consisting roughly 65.000 polygons with an attribute storing the ...
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Ogr2ogr - shape to postgis - is there a way to use and preserve an existing primary key?

I've been struggling with this for a while, tried a few different ideas inspired by these pages: http://www.gdal.org/ogr2ogr.html http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_pg.html ...
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Debugging ogr2ogr “AddGeometryColumn failed” and “Terminating translation prematurely after failed translation of layer”

As noted in the title, I'm getting the following error: ERROR 1: AddGeometryColumn failed for layer pretty_polys, layer creation has failed. ERROR 1: Terminating translation prematurely after failed ...
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How to avoid creating corrupt Shapefiles during Editing?

I have one of my GIS technicians digitizing some lines in QGIS in shapefile format. I don't know how he did it (and neither does he), but somehow the shapefile became corrupt. It was creating random ...
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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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Where can I find an administrative boundary shapefile for Monaco?

I am looking for an administrative boundary file (preferably in ESRI shapefile format) for the divisions of Monaco namely: Condamine Fontvieille Jardin Exotique La Rousse Larvotto Les Moneghetti ...
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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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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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Using Python to convert line shapefile to raster, value=total length of lines within cell

I have already read the similar question Convert line shapefile to raster, value=total length of lines within cell using R. And I want to realize the function using Python. ===== My attempt ==== ...
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How can I eliminate leftover border/boundary in QGIS?

I am trying to generate a shapefile which contains the unincorporated areas of St. Louis County, Missouri. I'm using two shapefiles: St. Louis County from the 2012 census, followed by St. Louis ...
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multiple shapefile export to kml

I 'm new in Python script and i want to export shapefiles in the folder as the kml file with define layer files. for single shapefile it work perfectly refer below script. But I want to export 4 ...
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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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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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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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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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Software or script for Batch Shapefile to GPX

I am looking for a software that does batch processing of shapefiles to GPX files. I have seen many including Arcmap that will batch gpx to shapefiles but none vice versa. I currently am using DNR ...
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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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How to convert coverage to shapefile?

I'm using ArcMap 10.1 I recently downloading some files that are in .adf format. I need to convert them to .shp. I just simply need step by step instructions of how to convert the data.
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How to display special characters German “ÄÜÖß” in a map?

I have a shape file with names for Regions. These don't seem to contain special characters but ugly hyroglyphes. What can I do do display them correctly. If I import the shape as UTF-8 it doesn't ...
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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 ...