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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Way to Shrink Alaska and Hawaii for “Stereotypical View”

Is there anyway to shrink Alaska and Hawaii to create a map that looks like the stereotypical map with AK in the corner, etc.? I thought about trying to isolate AK and HI in their own layers and then ...
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Extract Labels (city names, state names) with shapefiles using QGIS

I want to extract shapefiles with labels on it using QGIS but labels cannot be extracted along with shapefiles. Here's the image: I want this as my output after extraction: How to do something ...
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Change shapefile field names using ogr AlterFieldDefn

I need to change field names of a shapefile to upper case using ogr. I want to do this automatically, versus calling out each field and replacing the name with upper case. When I try to implement ...
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Global shipping network datasets for download?

Does anyone know if global shipping routes for free download (preferably ESRI shapefile) exist? I would need them for my research only as a background presentation on the world image. They can be ...
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QGIS crashes (dumped crash) while importing SHP layers or SpatialLite

I meet problems with the last version of QGIS (Lyon 2.12.3) 64bits on Windows 7. The software crashes as soon as I load a SHP layer or use SpatiaLite layers (created from OSM data). Besides, each ...
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Problem with shapefile created using Arcgis 10.3

I have create a shapefile using Arcgis 10.3 . the shapefile contains attribute data in Arabic language . the problem came when I open it in Mapwell (an app specializes in creating navigable maps) ...
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Can a feature class be stored as a shapefile?

This is a general question about how a feature class is stored or can be stored using python/arcpy. Can a list of created points (a feature class) be saved as a shapefile or in a shapefile, or to ...
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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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How to Combine features in an attribute table based on an attribute

I have a shapefile containing country boundaries for a number of countries in Asia. Many of these countries have hundreds of islands, so that overall there are other 2000 separate features in the ...
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Qgis feature count increases at save layer edits

QGIS (2.12.3, running on Windows) increases the feature count of a vector layer when I "save layer edits". If I do the following steps: create a Vector layer (shp file) enable "show feature count" ...
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Strange names of swedish cities [duplicate]

I got a GIS Data-set for swedish cities. The problem is that they have strange names such as: Trädet Jäla Mjönäs Älmhult Did someone have the samoe problems? I think "ö" for instance mean ...
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How to remove projection in terminal from .shp file with valid .prj available

I have .prj, .shp, .sbn, .sbx, .shx, .dbf files where the content of the .prj file is the following: ...
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Geotools create shapefile in memory

Is it possible to convert between shapefile and geojson using geotools without access to file system? I have that restriction in my web app, but I need to create shapefile as byte array and then do ...
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Transcad Network file in Arcmap

Is there away to open a transcad network file (filename.net) in ArcMap without having access to Transcad? I just need to see the network links id and attributes.
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Trouble with Calculate Geometry in ArcMap 10.2? [duplicate]

I got a "Federal Lands" shapefile from nationalmap.gov. I clipped it down to the geography I am focusing on (a few counties in eastern California). I am trying to use the "calculate geometry" tool to ...
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Problem with read_shp() in NetworkX

I'm trying to convert a shapefile of only line geometry (a street network) to a NetworkX graph to run some connectivity algorithms on it. I'm running into this issue: File ...
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QGIS Shapefile edited by multiple users

I have a Vector layer containing 36000+ line Objects with a large number of attributes that is currently saved as Shapefile on a server (local network). Multiple users access and edit this Layer ...
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Update column in .shp from .tab with QGIS

Is it possible to perform in QGIS an "update column" on a .shp table with data from a MapInfo.tab having one field apparently in common? One of the greatest uses of QGIS (for me) is the availability ...
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Writing points to a file

Trying to write the city name and point coords to a file. The following works with a polygon shapefile but not the point shapefile. I know I'm missing something basic. import arcpy # Set up the ...
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How to view shape file in website?

I have shapefile for my country and i want to view this map in my website (browser) in my LAN network how to do that , is it possible ?
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How to create one shape file with categories?

In my QGIS 2.12.3 I want to create shape files of different lakes. I know how to do it one by one and this way, each lake gets a different color. But it should also be possible to create one ...
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converting csv to shape file

I have a csv file with lat and long coordinates , is there a way I can convert it into a shapefile so as to generate a mobile network coverage map like the AT& T image I have attached.
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Add lat/lng to Shape File [duplicate]

I'm new to GIS. I have a shape file (shp) that I need to add lat/lng coordinates too. I used QGIS to open the file and selected Processing->ToolBox->QGIS geoalgorithms->Vector geometry ...
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How to convert an XML to Shapefile polyline

I want convert this XML file to a polyline shapefile. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" standalone="yes"?> <ci nc="BMSKDMA10" nl="BMskDMA10" mt="6" ct="DM" dtt="17342" dtu="15/01/2016 ...
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Is there a python-module to convert data to a Shapefile (w/o GIS)?

Input data can be excel, text, whatever. I would like to produce shapefiles from data on a computer without GIS installed. Is there anything out there? Fiona seems to be such a module. Are there any ...
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How to make a line shapefile converted from a gpx track file display over basemaps such as OpenStreetMap?

I have created a line shapefile from a Garmin gpx track file using QGIS 1.12.3 Lyon. Resultant vector file displays properly with other vector shapefiles. Problem is that created vector file (line ...
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How to dissolve polygons that overlap both on each other in QGIS?

I have two layers of polygons with landcover classes(meadows, cropland, forest, ect) They overlap in both directions, i.e like a zipper. I need to dissolve them by one attribute (Class) so I can have ...
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How to merge and dissolve adjacent polygons and sum up their attributes in QGIS?

I have many polygons that are adjacent to each other, and others overlap slightly. I need to merge them and sum up their attribute (Area per class). I attach an image of my problem (Screenshot of my ...
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Cannot add attachments through Attributes window of ArcMap?

I am trying to add *.png files to shapefiles in ArcMap like this: Enable attachments through ArcToolbox Open the Editor Toolbar and select "start editing" In Attributes window, click the paperclip ...
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Geoserver Manager: how to change description of stores?

Here is my code to upload a new layer from a shape file (zipped): boolean exists = reader.existsDatastore(workspaceName, storeName); if ( !exists ) { File shapeFile = new File( ...
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ogr2ogr Shapefiles to Postgres SRS problem

I am trying to import to my Postgresql (9.1+129ubuntu1) + PostGIS (1.5.3-2) database a Shapefile with polygons with the ogr2ogr tool from Gdal-Bin package (1.7.3-6ubuntu3). I know the origin SRS of ...
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geotools shapefile does not support utf-8 for dbf header

I create a ShapefileDataStore to create a new shapefile and call dataStore.createSchema(...) . But it does not work for utf-8 header fields. I checked the geotools source code and realized that it ...
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How to detect corner of shapefile in python [closed]

Is there any way to detect corner of each shapefile in python !? (not BBox) Or somehow to detect the edges? I want to detect each shapefile vertices to calculate the differences in latitude for my ...
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Select shape file by their coordinates behavior [closed]

I want to filter shapefiles by their latitude behaviour: If the latitudes of edges A and B are constantly decreasing or increasing then this class marked as correct, otherwise are incorrect. For ...
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rotate point along line layer

I have two layers: point and line (postgis or shp) The line layer represent a hiking trail. The point layer the mountain passes. The points are exactly on the same position like the node of the line. ...
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Shapes & categories

I am very new to this so please only smile if a dumb question. I have divided the oceans into 31 regions. Each region has various sub regions, example I have region 08; of which it is further broken ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...