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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importing shp file in matlab

I have digitize 3 rivers on google earth and converted into shp file to use in matlab. I have checked the shp file in Arcgis and they are working. But while opening in Matlab, matlab shows some error. ...
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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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Uploading Shapefiles to Garmin?

I am trying to upload shapefile polygons onto my Garmin 60Cx GPS. I use the Trace tool and load shapefiles via Minnesota DNR's application. There are almost always gaps in the shapefile on the GPS, ...
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Unable to export data to ShapeFile in ArcGIS

I've imported an Excel sheet into my ArcGIS project but am unable to convert this to a ShapeFile. When I try, via export data, I get an error message saying either 'output name is not valid', whatever ...
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Removing rows in shapefile in R

I've imported a shapefile into R, and joined it to a table. My shapefile contains all the census ids, while my table only contains selected census ids. I'm now trying delete all the rows didn't get a ...
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How to create MBtiles file from “.osm.pbf” file using TileMill?

I am using Mapbox Offline Map in my app using MBTiles. Previously I was using shapefiles for creating offline maps. After searching a lot I am not getting Australian shapefiles. But my friend ...
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How to use custom shapefiles in OpenTripPlanner?

I have some .shp files and I wanted to try to use them in Open Trip Planner. I run the command: java -Xmx2G -jar otp-0.20.0-SNAPSHOT-shaded.jar --build /path/to/my/shapefile/ --inMemory but I get ...
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Insert shapefile draw features into PostgreSQL database using java EE (pragmatically)

I am working with PostgreSQL 9.4 and Java EE i want to insert shapefile or layer's features into PostgreSQL, is there any solution so i can insert the whole shapefile into database. OS Windows10. ...
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Convert rasterfile into shapefile for ArcGIS Online upload/integration

I am looking for a way to integrate a heatmap (rasterfile - created in ArcGIS 10.1) into an ArcGIS Online project. <- Since it only allows Shapefiles (& .txt & .csv & GPX) and no ...
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A patch of water that is part of a shapefile is painted as land [closed]

So I've set up OpenMap in a Java application, but the default world map shapefile (dcwpo-browse.shp) that comes with OpenMap wasn't sufficient enough, since the area I specifically needed wasn't fully ...
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Meaning of ERROR 001707 when sharing layer as layer package file from ArcGIS Pro?

I have had no success when trying to share a layer as a layer package file from ArcGIS Pro 1.2. The procedure that I use to reproduce this is: Start ArcGIS Pro 1.2 Create a New Project using the ...
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Import shapefiles into PostGIS using Python with psycopg2

I want to import shapefiles to PostGIS using Python with arcpy & psycopg2 to connect to PostGIS. I don't want to use the existing shapefile loader nor ogr, just write my own import tool. My steps ...
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Shifting .dwg file to align with a shapefile

I'm trying to integrate data in a .dwg file collected by surveyors into an ArcView 10.2 project I have projected as NAD83 UTM Zone 10 N. The survey data is in an undefined coordinate system but I ...
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LeafLetjs: GeoJSON invalid object error

I am getting GeoJSON data from postgresql, but it seems to be invalid. How can I validate it? After getting GeoJSON format data I want to put on map for projection. I am using LeafLet, java EE, ...
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How to find the area with most intersection for buffer regions?

Find the area with the most intersection This question relates to previous question asked - How to find the intersection areas of overlapping buffer zones in single shapefile?. I tried to ...
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The next big thing in standardized spatial data exchange format?

I remember reading something a few months back, in the latter half of 2012, about a coordinated group effort to design a new standard for sharing geographic / spatial data. It has or aims to have the ...
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Converting shapes using OGR2GUI

I am trying to convert a MapInfo .TAB file to a Shape file while setting the projection of the target to NAD83 UTM Zone 19. The latest version of OGR seems to not have this projection available in the ...
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Using Openflights database in QGIS?

I would like to have a shapefile with the airports position and the routes of the planes I've found Openfilghts but I can't use it in QGIS. Seems that the format of the DB .dat is not supported by ...
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Using Spatial Adjustment to georeference shapefile?

I am having trouble using spatial adjustment to georeference a shapefile that I created from a CAD drawing to a basemap of satellite imagery. At first, the shapefile had an unknown coordinate ...
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Where can I find Hawaii public transit data?

I am looking for public transportation routes and stops for Hawaii public transit. So far I have found a shapefile for TheBus routes and stops for the island of Oahu from the state of Hawaii Office ...
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Create a map of only one country in DIVA-GIS

I made a map of china with the places where the climate is suitable to plant Brussels sprouts. The bounderies of China are in a shapefile. However the layer with the colormap showing where the climate ...
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Crop Raster from using Polygon shapefile in R

I am trying to crop a raster by a polygon in R to the state of Sergipe-Brazil. My raster is a raster brick criated by 7 .tif files which are EVI (vegetation index) time series. Since the EVI archives ...
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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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cartopy: plotting shapefiles

I am new to gis and am trying to plot a shapefile containing land polygons. (From OSM.) Unfortunately my output image is always empty (i.e. white). Can somebody tell me what I am doing wrong? import ...
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Shapefile for Individual districts of India [duplicate]

I am looking for shapefiles for Individual districts of India (640 or more districts based on newly created districts). I am working to find out "Urban and Built-up" using MODIS data. I am studying ...
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Why do we georeference from the image to the shapefile (and not the other way around)? [closed]

Why do we georeference going FROM the image, TO the shapefile (and not the other way around)?
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Shapefile of European Parliament constituencies?

Is there any shapefile (or similar vector data set) of European Parliament electoral constituencies? Some countries (e.g. Germany) are basically one constituency, but others (e.g. UK) are not. Is ...
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NA values in dbf when exporting shapefile from R with writeOGR?

I´m writing an esri shapefile from R (2.14.1) on windows, using writeOGR in the rgdal package, in the resulting dbf file, NA values in the spatialpointdataframe (in numeric columns) are not translated ...
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Update AutoCAD 2015 custom drawing property fields from ArcGIS Shapefile

I need to update AutoCAD 2015 custom drawing property fields from a GIS point dataset shapefile format (in ArcGIS). I would like to do this for an AutoCAD template as project work starts. I have ...
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Can ogr2ogr “reverse clip” (or “clip out” or “erase” or “difference”) one shapefile from another?

Is there a means in ogr2ogr to "clip out" one shapefile from another? I know ogr2ogr -clipsrc B.shp out.shp A.shp will remove any part of A.shp that is NOT in B.shp. Is there an ogr2ogr command to ...
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Issue comparing two separate shapefiles

I have two separate shapefiles (A&B) with road data that overlaps, but not in every place and they are very similar but do not line up perfectly. I want to compare them to each other, but they do ...
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How do you add file name to an attribute field?

Does anybody know how to add the shape file name to a field in the file's attribute table? I've found a description: 'You have to use inline variable in CalculateField like %Name% in expresssion ...
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How do I rename Shapefiles in QGIS?

I have a huge list of layers in a project that are named in a foreign language. I want to translate and add the English title to the name. When I right click on a layer and choose Properties -> ...
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How to generate a tiled map from a spherical mercator SVG?

I'm not a GIS person; this is really just a side task, so I probably have terminology/strategy incorrect; I would ask that you please bear with me. I have the following requirements for a Qt-based C++ ...
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Working with shapefiles in MapServer: adding color, smooth edges

I am successfully serving Koeppen-Geiger climate shift data from a MapServer instance. Here is an example WMS request to show the current state. Unfortunately this looks nothing like the ArcGIS ...
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Calculating new shapefile areas after clipping using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm working with the WWF ecoregions, which use the GCS_WGS_1984 geographic coordinate system. I have clipped the ecoregions with a species range (consisting of two polygons), but the new attribute ...
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Automatically calculating area of polygons in shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I want to calculate area based on FUNGSI_KWS. When I merge, for example "HL" with "HL" on FUNGSI_KWS, the value of area didn't summary automatically. Is there any possible way?
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Merging TIFF file with other shapefiles to use ArcGIS geoprocessing tools?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. I have a TIFF file and I already applied the Copy Raster to make it an ESRI grid (i.e. I did not specify any file in the output field). The problem is, when ...
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Exporting shapefile to Google Earth format (*.kmz) using QGIS?

Is there a way to export a shapefile to Google Earth format (*.kmz) using QGIS?
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Unwanted spaces being placed in shapefile text fields by ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a table with a row Page_Number_N some of the rows have values and others just have a space. For example record 4 is just a space. Field values are Strings. 1 2 3 5 When I start an edit ...
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How to populate text field in a shapefile table by 0 length string using ArcGIS? [duplicate]

Experiment: Original table: Field calculator expression applied to TXTfield: “” Add numeric field: Field calculator expression applied to numField: len( [TXTfield]) Result: Note: ...
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Get layer's “Feature Type Details” using geotools

I'm trying to do something like this: Check Geometry Type of a Shapefile Using GeoTools? ... but getting from a layer (Shapefile source) in Geoserver. In short, how can I get the data from this ...
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pyqgis change or update attribute data with real-time data or Timer update,Memory has been growing

I update my shapefile attribute data by QTimer ,and labling it, keep the lable visiable,change attribute by 1 minute, but the Memory has been growing 1 layers ...
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Adding a column to polygon table with correct corresponding address

I have 2 shapefiles: one with polygons (buildings) and their properties other one is a point address shapefile - it contains points that are inside polygons from the other SHP, but it's still ...
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How can I intentionally corrupt the geometry of a shapefile?

I am in need of a few shapefiles with bad geometry for testing some Python code. How can I intentionally create bad geometry in a shapefile? Preferably I would be able to create three (point, line, ...
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Illustrating the average utilization of trails by hikers

I have a question about illustrating the average utilization of trails by hikers. I have made a survey where I asked the participants which trail they used for hiking.There are a lot of trailoptions ...
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Multiple join of Access data with ArcGIS shapefile

I am looking for a solution for joining constantly modificated data to my shapefile. The shapefile consists of polygons. Each one has a code. In the Access database, I have varias colums for one code ...
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ogr2ogr selecting features by attributes

I am writing a shapefile after some processing; however, in the final step I need to do some selection by attributes from the the shapefile. I am using the command in a shell with the aim of using it ...
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Using Select By Attribute on shapefile in ArcPy?

I am trying to take an existing shapefile and narrow down the attributes using the 'select by attribute' The problem I am trying to solve is: Find parcels that have an acreage >= 100. The code I ...