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 Vector Data with blank attribute tables

I have vector data shapefiles for Manitoba, but there is no names in the attribute tables. It seems Manitoba is still working on their attribute data. Is there a shapefile I can download to get these ...
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Converting csv files into shapefiles using python [duplicate]

I have a csv file which i want to convert in a shapefile. i have seen many questions being asked on this topic but the main problem is all the polygons were of the same size but in this csv file the ...
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How to have a Shapefile (as a WFS Layer) on an OpenStreetMap map

Hello, I want to have a Shapefile (as a WFS Layer) on an OpenStreetMap Map. I achieved to have the display of the world map with OpenStreetMap alone on my browser, and the display of the Shapefile ...
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Convert Shapefiles into Raster — C++

I'm coding an algorithm which uses as an input a map from QGIS. The software has been implemented in C++ and my idea is to convert, automatically, a shapefile into a raster one. Is there any function ...
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WFS-T with Geoserver and a Shapefile

I have read that Geoserver fully supports WFS-Transactions. But for example here somebody also mentioned that shapefile-datastores would not be the best choice for using Transactions in Geoserver, and ...
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Generating graph edge list from polyline and point shapefiles?

I have a polyline shapefile of rivers/stream segments, and a point shapefile of intersection points (nodes) between the segments (edges). Each stream segment starts and finishes at an intersection ...
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ArcGIS for WPF: Displaying only the selected object IDs

I apologize if my question is too vague but I cannot find any resources for what I want to do. I just started testing out the ArcGIS APIs and I'm using the "AddShapeFile" example where I can add a ...
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Determine if point lies within shape?

What would the best method be for determining whether an address (geocoded to a lat/long point) lies within a given shape in a GIS shapefile. Best case scenario, we are given a boolean result, that we ...
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Simplify 2 separate shape files, but ensure common edges are identical

I have 2 shape files. One shows the political regions of Scotland. The other shows the political constituencies of Scotland. I need to simplify them to display in a webpage. The problem is ...
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Creating shapefiles using textfiles in QGIS

I have a shapefile in QGIS which has polygons in it . There are several other attributes for each feature . I want to add another attribute to each feature . The value for this attribute is available ...
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How can I export a shapefile from PostGIS with a GeoJSON query?

I tried to export a shapefile from my PostGIS installation using pgsql2shp as follow pgsql2shp -f tiles.shp -h <host> -u <user> -P <pass> <database> "SELECT id, the_geom FROM ...
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How do I optimise performance on a local QGIS + PostGIS installation?

I'm learning how to manage a local PostGIS (ver 2.1) database, with spatial indexing enabled on the shapefiles that I've imported (using the PostGIS Shapefile Import/Export Manager). I have imported a ...
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Squared shield inside polygon with sides parallel to those of polygon

On the picture below there are white polygons which represents buildings. Inside white polygons are blue shields which represents frames for building (house) numbers. Is there a way to make sides of ...
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I'm looking for a shapefile of 1990 Census data for California at the Tract or Block level

Does anyone know if the 1990 Census data is available as pre-joined shapefile? I'm looking for 1990 Tract or Block-level data on Riverside and Kern Counties.
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Help rendering shapefiles (.shp) to TIF with labels

I'm running into some problems here. I've basically copied the script below with minor tweaks from a few other posts here on stackexchange. When I run my code and all I get for output is a TIF that's ...
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GeoTools Geometries lost when storing features to shapefile [duplicate]

As you know, the geometry column name of schema for saving into a shapefile must be "the_geom". I have a SimpleFeatureCollection with a schema, geometry name of which is not "the_geom"; It is ...
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Assigning Arrow Symbology on Point-to-Point Connections

I have an excel file containing points of departure and arrival places and their lat/long. I have lat/long for both arrival and departure cities in spreadsheet. I have created seperate point feature ...
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Multiuser editing coupled with Google Street view?

I am currently looking for an interface with two essential features: Ability for multiple users to edit data simultaneously Ability for all users to use Google Street View within interface (As an ...
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Harmonizing Data Across Geographic Scopes/Layers

A common problem in the analysis of spatial data is deciding how to harmonize data from different levels of geographic resolution. For example, suppose Municipality $X$ crosses a county border, so ...
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Very Large Coordinates when Reading Shapefile using Python

When using Python anad fiona package to read a shapefile of Boston, I am getting very large values in the tens of thousands. Why is this? # Import Boston shapefile shapefilename = 'ZIPCODES_NT_POLY' ...
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KML to shapefile will not convert attributes embedded in the description field [duplicate]

I have a point shapefile on which I used the "Layer to KML" tool on ArcMap. This tool successfully converted the shapefile into a KML containing all the attributes embedded in the "Placemark ...
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date in shapefile created by geospatial python module appears wrong, but isn't

I noticed something weird when messing with the geospatial python's shapefile module (no complaints here, this module is awesome and the only pure python way to write shapefiles). When adding date ...
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Shields File Containing Shield Images

Is there any file that contains already made shield images that are frequently used and comes with the installation of TileMill, or is there any page I can download it from. Link would be ...
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Indonesia Level 3 Administrative Shapefile

I've been looking for Indonesia shapefile for level 3 or more administrative boundary and I still haven't found it yet. I found in (gadm.org) but it only level 2. So anyone know where I could find it? ...
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Creating squared halo instead of circular in TileMill?

Is it possible to style a halo around text that has a square shape instead of a circle? If not, what are the alternatives to make a "halo" around number angular, in a shape of a square? Software I am ...
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Squared halo instead of a circular ? How can it be done? [duplicate]

In TileMill is it possible to style a halo around text that has a square shape instead of a circle? If not, what are the alternatives to make a "halo" around number angular, in a shape of a square?
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Error: Failed to convert: Database Connections… when trying to export to shape file

I have created a table with some derived data in SDE using sql server. The following is an example row of the table: T_OBJECTID T_GEOID T_STATE T_COUNTY T_TRACT T_NAME T_LSAD T_CENSUSAREA ...
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Deleting multiple polygons at once in ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a cloud mask shapefile that accidentally identified buildings as clouds. I want to delete this mass of polygons in Arcmap 10.1 by highlighting all of them and pressing delete. Then re-saving ...
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Difference between intersect {raster} and gIntersection {rgeos} in polygons - R?

I am interested in knowing the difference between tools: intersect {raster} and gIntersection {rgeos}** tools in R. I have several overlapping polygons and I am interested in their overlap, but mostly ...
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Phantom artifacts after converting to Robinson projection

I'm using ggplot to create a map using the Robinson projection. Ultimately, I'll be plotting individual countries, but I need to provide continent boundaries as a background layer (since some ...
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Erase shapfile (polygon) area from GeoTIFF

I've been reading several posts to do so and one option would be to use gdalwarp -cutline, but I would need to keep what it is NOT inside the polygon area. GDAL or any command-line tool does that? ...
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How do I toggle (add/remove) shapefile layers in Leaflet.js?

If I create a shapefile layer var ac_shpfile = new L.Shapefile("data/AC.zip", {onEachFeature: function (feature, layer) { /* Add some colors based on shapefile features */ }}); and then add it to ...
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Sub-Shapefile Attribute Ineritance

I have two shapefiles: a shapefile of plant communities: each polygon there covers a wide swath of land and names the plant community there. I also have another shapefile that identifies a bunch of ...
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How to batch convert .rbin to .shp

I am trying to batch import or convert .rbin files to .shp files. Right now the only way I've found to do this is by using the software's Rbin viewer. This viewer will let me export one .rbin file to ...
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How to associate shape file with metadata in geonetwork?

I'm trying to figure out how I can link a spatial data set with my metadata record in geonetwork so that a person searching for metadata records could download the associated spatial data with the ...
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new shape file addition problem

I am using QGIS 2.8.2 version, me unable to add new shape file layer. After drawing the line when I right click the mouse the line was disappearing (fig2). The new layer being shown in layer window ...
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Query ShapeFile to get informations from coordinates

I have a shapefile that represents all the Hydrological Basins in the world. You can download the file from here: ...
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Creating polygon grid using fixed extent

I have a Shapefile of a town. I would like to divide the whole area into grids such that each grid has a scale of 1:2000. I have set my map to fixed scale (1:2000) in Layout View.
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OSGeo4W GDAL Polygonize Batch Convert?

I'm trying to use GDAL polygonize to run a batch convert but I cannot for the life of my figure out a way to get it to read a text file as input that contains all of the commands. Do any of you know ...
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Looking for geometries defining the boundaries of Canadian Location Code regions used for Meteorological Services in Canada

To be clear I have looked into the GADM datasets. The problem is that Canada has a very non-standardized level-2 Administrative Zone identification across the various Territories and Provinces. As a ...
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How can I import shapefile in python?

How can I import a shapefile in python? from PyQt4.QtCore import QSettings, QTranslator, qVersion, QCoreApplication from PyQt4.QtGui import QAction, QIcon, QFileDialog # Initialize Qt resources from ...
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Checking if a POI is on the road

I have a list of POIs from around the world and their latlongs. I also have the database from all roads in the world. What I want to do is find the popular roads from all of these. My idea was to ...
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How to edit a shape which the toggle Edit buttom is noot enable in QGIS?

I just download a shape file (polyline) from internet and I would like to do some modification in the line, but the Toggle Editing buttom is not enable. It seems that the file is locked and is not ...
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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 [closed]

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 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 ...