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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Stack profile - polyline length

I have created a polyline that stretches from one side of a beach to the other (vertically). I have lidar data for 2005 and 2013. I am trying to compare the changes in morphology of the beach from ...
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How to Specify FID column name in shp2pgsql

In ogr2ogr I can specify the name of FID column using the option -lco FID={columnname} when importing a spatial data in PostGIS database. I am using shp2pgsql in case of shapefile and cannot find a ...
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How to add neighborhood names from shp to csv data points QGIS

I'd like to add the neighborhoods listed in a shp file to the data points in a csv Link to shp Link to csv Here are the data points overlaid on the shapefile map of the neighborhoods. I'd like ...
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Combine Shapefile with address information

I downloaded a UTM32 shapefile (.cpg, .dbf, .prj, .shp, .shx file, where other available georeferences are GK3 and TM32) that shows the exclusive division of Germany in its municipalities. Above, I ...
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How to load *.shp.xml file into shapefile for ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using DRASTIC model and ArcGIS mapping for my thesis of groundwater assessment. I need to generate maps which includes Net Recharge map. For that I need to export a landuse map and from the ...
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Keeping symbology style in a polygon shapefile when converting to KML

I have a polygon shape with 23 classes and have created patterned symbology styles which I will like to have retained when I open in Google earth pro. Is there any how I can achieve this in either ...
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Overlay a shape into a gridded shape and determine the percentage of each cell that are overlapped

I would like to know how I can overlay a shapefile (A) into another gridded shapefile (B) and extract the information about which shapefile (A) polygons falls in each cells (B). And, more ...
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Error uploading SHP file to CartoDB [closed]

Trying my first map by uploading a SHP file. The instructions tell me that I can upload a SHP file, but I get an error that they are not allowed. This happens whether I upload by browsing a local ...
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Exporting QGIS polygon shapefiles to Trimble Juno or similar

I am considering buying a Trimble Juno or similar hand-held field computer to assist with vegetation survey. My main need is to be able to see on it shapefile polygons drawn on my home PC in QGIS. I ...
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Geoserver does not show some shape files using Add Store [closed]

Apologies for this basic question, but I can't find an answer through Google. I am working the geoserver tutorials from Intro to Geoserver via Packt Publishing. I'm trying to add a shape file via ...
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Reconstituting features from E00 format, without ArcGIS

Recently I used OGR to convert an ESRI E00 format file to shapefiles. I am dealing with vector data, many polygon features per file. I was dismayed to find that none of the resulting shapefiles(you ...
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Using QGIS2Leaf plugin to export into leaflet but output results into browser crash?

Amateur GIS technician here, Just tried to export my converted cad cities pipelines into a shape files and then export it into leaflet using QGIS2Leaf but the browser crashes before the displaying the ...
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How to toggle selected features by clicking on them in OpenLayers?

This is my website for test: http://www.cv.nctu.edu.tw/shapefile-js-openlayers/ol_simple.html This is my expected result:http://www.cv.nctu.edu.tw/shapefile-js-openlayers/test.html I want to try ...
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How to change color of a layer in openlayers?

http://www.cv.nctu.edu.tw/shapefile-js-openlayers/ol_simple.html this is my website for test. I add two layers in openlayers. And I want to change color in one of two layers. var myStyle = new ...
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How to extract information from several shapefiles in the same time?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.1. I have a shapefile for 10 catchments and other three shapefiles for landuse, soil type and rock types. To extract the area of land use types, soil types or rock types for each ...
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Check Geometry Type of a Shapefile Using GeoTools?

I want to get the type (point, line, or polygon) of shapefile using GeoTools but so far I haven't found any code. Any other Java library also works for me.
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Plotting an eia shapefile in google maps with R?

I'm trying to plot a eia shapefile onto google maps. I have a code working with the map funciton but can't get it to work with the ggmap function. Where am I going wrong? Working code: ...
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How to add lables/etc with eia shapefiles in R?

I'm trying to create a map of US Shale basins and I'm very new to creating maps. I have downloaded the shapefiles form the eia. I have also, been able to created a basic map with the bases plotted ...
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Is there a way to change the orientation of all text labels at once?

I rotated my extent -45 degree to make it look better. Problem is all the labels that I converted to graphics so I could rearrange them are also at -45 degrees. Any way to change that easily?
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Can GeoServer Mosaic extension footprints be something other than a shapefile?

According to the GeoServer documentation for the Image Mosaic extension... http://docs.geoserver.org/2.4.x/en/user/tutorials/imagemosaic_footprint/imagemosaic_footprint.html It asks for a shapefile ...
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Shapefiles from ArcGIS for Desktop to Google Maps API?

Can you add a large shapefile made in ArcGIS for Desktop to Google Maps? I have added it to ArcGis Online and it takes a long time to load. I need to buy credits to put the shapefile tiled to ArcGIS ...
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Why my Shapefile is not loaded into OpenLayers?

This is my website for test: http://www.cv.nctu.edu.tw/tonywang/shapefile-js-openlayers/ol_simple.html I want to put my Shapefile in OpenLayers. I found an example at ...
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Construction of a square grid from a given centre (lat,lon) and direction of the sides

Let us consider a point (longitude, latitude) on Earth (location). How to construct a square grid around this point (taking this point as the centre of the square or intercept of the two diagonals) ...
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How is attribute data in the DBF file tied to location data in the SHP file?

I opened a DBF file in Excel and I'm looking at attribute data from a shapefile export. How is the row of attribute data in the DBF file connected to it's corresponding locational data in the SHP ...
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QGIS Convert SHP to KML keep all attributes [duplicate]

I am trying to convert a SHP to KML in QGIS and want to keep all the attribute fields. As far as I can tell when you do this operation, you can only choose 2 fields (DescriptionField and NameField). ...
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Change countries boundaries color in a shapefile with R

I am working with R to create a map with a shapefile. I would like to change the color of the countries boundaries but I don't know how to do that. Is it possible to change the color? Here is my ...
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Shapefile layers in QGIS don't display unless I zoom out

I have two shapefile layers in a Qgis project that have problems with zooming. One is a line I copied/pasted in a new layer from a set of height contours and the other one is a polygon layer I created ...
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Finding the boundary polygon from a set of gridded points (no hole)

Let us consider a set of a 2-D points (longitude, latitude) each of which is centre of square grid (intersect point of the diagonals of the square). I try to make you understand what I want to do in ...
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FME - Writing Large Shapefiles

I've got an FME Workbench (version 2015.0) which searches for shapefiles in a folder tree. The shapefiles are contours which are split into tiles for a particular area. The workbench is fairly ...
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Convert Postgis tables to DWG

Is there a simple way of converting a postgis table to DWG for a given table name? Regards,
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Plot shapefile with matplotlib

I am trying to read a shapefile and plot it using matplotlib. Here is the code: import matplotlib.pyplot as plt import shapefile shpFilePath = "D:\test.shp" listx=[] listy=[] test = ...
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Problem in importing shapefile to Postgis with postgis Shapefile manager

i have a problem with importing my shapefile to postgreSQL, it's a poroblem with the encoding, here's the screenshot: i tried to change encodingin "options" buti get this message: "Failed in ...
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QGIS algorithms do not work on copies of shapefiles?

I'm using QGIS 2.6.0. I'm trying to run various algorithms such as "SAGA/Shapes-points/remove duplicates" & "SAGA/Shapes-Grid/Add grid values to points" through the sextant toolbox. When I run ...
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Programmatically adding .shp file to .mxd file

I have spent hours attempting to find the solution to the following problem online, but all answers I have found are quite old, and none work. Here is the situation: I have a variety of .shp files. I ...
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Tools to export shps from Oracle database

What open source tools could be used to export shapefiles from an Oracle database. I have tried using QGIS but it does crash way too much.
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Merging shapefile layers not working in QGIS?

How do i merge different vector layers in to one shapefile layer In QGIS version 2.6
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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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Collecting shapefiles from different users - any rules for quality data/quality control?

Apologies in advance for this very basic question! My company collects market information from forestry projects in an annual survey. This year, we are trying to add a spatial element to our ...
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How to create a missing dbf file for shapefile?

I have a shape file (shp) which is missing its dbf. I tried to load this into Postgis using shp2pgsql and got the could not open shapename.dbf error. I opened it in QGIS, without issue, and ...
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town, village, prefecture shapefiles for China?

I'm looking for boundary files for towns, villages and prefectures in China that are free. I've came across http://chinadataonline.org/, but they are limited. Can anyone tell me where to look?
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All queries on wkb_geometry column return null regardless of input ( ST_Point, ST_Intersects )

I am new to Postgis and I don't know if I am doing something wrong with my query, or if there is a problem with the data. I have been running queries on tiger shape files from the US Census site, I ...
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Is there a QGIS alternative for ArcMap's Append (to Shapefile) Data management tool?

Is there something out there for QGIS that is similar to the Append Tool in ArcMap? Reason I am looking: I am currently working on a storm drainage project that involves GPSing Storm drain lids. My ...
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How do I make a SHP file from waypoints?

I have a Garmin etrex 20 and I want to convert my waypoints into a shapefile for QGIS. The waypoints need their name and background information with them in the shapefile.
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Add a single column to multiple SHP

I was looking for a way to add a new column to several shp (simple polygons) at the same time. I don't know much about batch command. This new attribute is also a little bit tricky : I need to ...
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Creating a Shapefile without ArcGIS

I am in a bit of a bind. I have to create a shapefile for a CEA but I do not have access to ArcGIS, only to ArcExplorer, which will not allow me to create a shapefile. What other way can I do this ...
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Split point shapefile by date attribute using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a point shapefile composed of points created on a Garmin in 2012 and 2013. They are in the format mm/dd/yyyy (there are other fields, but this is the one of interest). I was wondering if ...
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cannot get ArcGIS to project a shapefile

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 (SP1). I got a shapefile with polygons representing some features of the landscape in my study area. This file has been provided by a third party institution. The coordinate ...
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Preserving metadata after processing shapefiles

This is really my first time working with metadata and I just have a few concerns in regards to it. Hypothetically, if I were to merge two shapefiles together and then, explode them back to ...
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Lining attributes up with features when creating shapefile using PyShp?

I used the Python Module Pyshp to select particular census blocks from the Census's shapefiles and package these into a single shapefile. However when I add this data into ArcMap and right click to ...
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convert shp file to tiles for wms requests

I have a shp file (world countries) and this file is fix(I don’t want to edit it). I create a Vector layer with this file in geoserver and I get this file with WMS layer from geoserver. In this ...