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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arcgis online can not load shp file

I am trying to load .shp file to arcgis.com online. I put it to zip file and has .dbf .prj .qpj .shp .shx files in zip. It can be opened in QGIS, CartoDB, but when I trying to import arcgis online. ...
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How to programmatically import a Shapefile into Oracle DB using Java?

What's the best approach to import a user uploaded shapefile into an Oracle DB? The dbf, shx and shp files of the Shapefile come in a ZIP Archive. Currently, we unzip programatically and then parse ...
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Problem with passing ranks to different buffers

This issue is really troublesome.i have a SpatialPointsDataFrame which refers to a city.I needed to perform a join with a dbf in order to attach the population column which i did thanks to a couple of ...
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How to rank according to a distance in a shapefile using R?

I would like some help on the theory behind this. I have done this in GRASS easily but doing it in R is not the same. Here's the table with the info, there are more tables similar to that but refer ...
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How to join a dataframe with a dbf via a common column in R?

I have a SpatialPointsDataFrame with the data of a city and i want to join it with a dbf that contains the population via a common column that they have. How do i do that so the first one has the ...
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Grass 7 import shapefile problems

I'm just messing about with Grass 7 (installed fine on Ubuntu 14.04 - well no errors at least). I'm trying to import a shapefile using v.in.ogr and when presented with the dialog box, browse for my ...
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Rapid digitizing of Point Data using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have several big maps with a lot of points that I have to digitize. All these Points have different Values (depth in Meter, double) and will be stored in 1 Shapefile. Is there a way to speed up my ...
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How to easily change/edit existing field datatype in shapefiles? [closed]

I am editing attribute tables of multiple shapefiles for a future project. I need the field data types to be very specific and uniform among all the shapefiles. I am running into the problem that the ...
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ogr2ogr convert all shapefiles in a directory

I have a directory with several shapefiles. How can convert all these shapefiles to MapInfo with ogr2ogr. I know how I can convert one file. And I can make a batch script writing a line for each file. ...
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Association shape files to custom data in r

This is probably an obvious question. I have an Australia Shapefile (can be found here http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/1259.0.30.001July%202011?OpenDocument) and some custom data ...
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Cannot select linesegment in QGIS

Drawing a baseline in an attempt to make a grid. Have managed to draw baseline but cannot select using cad tools "select one linesegment" tool. Worked previously and I'm not aware that I'm doing ...
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Creating centreline for every polygon in submarine canyon database using ArcGIS for Desktop Basic?

I have the Basic license for ArcGIS and so I cannot use the collapse dual lines to centreline tool or the river bathymetry toolset by ESSA as they both need an advanced license. Any idea how I can ...
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Why does Add Field to Layer File give “ERROR 000840: The value is not a Feature Layer”?

I'm trying to add a field to a layer file, but it always gives an error. What I did was making a closest facility layer and save the result as a layer and after that I tried to add a field, but then ...
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Shapefile not displaying in ArcGis Android SDK 10.2.6-2

I am trying to load a shapefile (not displaying at the moment) using the following: Hardware: Android rugged tablet running Android 4.2 SDK: ArcGis 10.2.6-2 Shapefile: ...
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some shp to dxf converted lines don't show in Autocad

I have a group of vector files that I intend to convert to "DXF" format. But after the conversion, only contour lines(white lines in the red polygon) are not displayed in Autocad. I read some related ...
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Points of LinearRing do not form a closed linestring - one point intersection

I'm trying to index geojson data using elasticsearch. There is some kind of polygons that causing an error: "Points of LinearRing do not form a closed linestring". Looks like it happens because ...
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symbology with 2 fields - one for the color and another for the shape?

for example, i have two fields: 1 - a, b, c 2 - X, Y, Z and i want to do like this: a - square, b - circle, c - point X - blue, Y - red, Z - pink and when i have a and Y - it whould be red square.
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Ward maps for Indian Cities?

i am looking for maps or shapefiles of ward boundaries of cities in india, it has been arround three days since i have been searching for them, but got very few. Does anyone know from where one can ...
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Does anyone have a Morocco shapefile that includes Western Sahara at the Provincial level?

The 2004 Moroccan census data is available at hcp.ma. I was wondering if anyone had a Moroccan shapefile at the provincial level or commune level that matched the data available on the census and ...
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Need to make a shapefile by tracing over a Google Earth image

Basically, what I'm trying to do is create a very simple polygon shapefile of some new areas defined by boundaries specified by my company. These boundaries don't match any known shapefile as it's a ...
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Delete observations that fall outside of shapefile

I have data that locates places by xy coordinate. I have plotted them on a shapefile. As you can from the sample map I have uploaded, many of the xy coordinates are incorrect and locate places ...
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Postal code shapefile for france?

Can anyone tell me of an open source where I can get the shapefile for France at a postal code level?
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Merging ShapeFiles with QGIS for UK counties

I want to draw a map for all the counties of the UK including Northern Ireland. Since I cannot find a source of counties including both Northern Ireland and Britain, I tried to merge two shapefiles ...
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pairwise (linear) distance between points of the same shapefile

Given a set of points representing villages stored in a .shp file, is there a way to compute the pair-wise distance (Euclidean) between them? What I would like to come up with is a sort of symmetric ...
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Using a ShapeFile spatial index with ogr2ogr and ogr.DataSource.ExecuteSQL()

I created a spatial index foo.qix for a foo.shp with ogrinfo -sql "CREATE SPATIAL INDEX ON foo" foo.shp However, when I do a query with ogr2ogr and look at it in strace, it doesn't use that index: ...
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What is the most suitable way to get the boundary of a state or a country or the whole world dynamically?

I am working on a project where I have to create filled map charts based on the data client has provided. The data has latitude and longitude information. Based on the selected level (city or state or ...
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find the population density of some points in qgis/postgis

I have the tiger census data of population density in each block group. I also have a different kind of data: traffic accident data, where an accident has a lat/lon pair. My goal is to find the ...
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Importing shapefile (.shp) in Adobe Illustrator

I am working in ArcGIS, in order to enhance the quality of map , I need to import the shapefiles with all layers, to adobe illustrator. Can anyone suggest the steps doing this?
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How can we export shapfile to svg format using Pyqgis

I am doing a project where i have to export file from shapefile to svg format using Pyqgis. i have read some articles regarding simplesvg plugin but i don't know how can we achieve the same task using ...
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QGIS Export Shapefile

i am trying to export selected feature using pyqgis. till now i have tried these codes. after using this i can select feature but dont know how to export selected feature to new shapefile. canvas= ...
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Converting file geodatabase feature class to KML without using Esri software?

Admin boundaries are available in https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/operations/federated-states-micronesia/dataset/micronesia-federated-states-admin-level-1-boundaries as a file geodatabase ...
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Changing colours in GeoPandas?

I have a very simple map (http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/download/bytes/nybb_15b.zip) and I have never before worked with shapefiles in any way. Can someone tell me what I need to do in order to change ...
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From OSM to shape. Parsing problem

I'm working at OpenStreetMap project for android at the moment. I want to retrieve OSM data from my app(nodes, markers and paths) and convert it to shape file (.shp, .dbf and .shx). Later, I'll load ...
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Merge shapefiles heatmap

I have to merge few shapefiles into one and create a heat map out of it in qgis. I'm a first user of the QGIS, I tried to do it there: vector-management tools-merge files into one, but it kept to make ...
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Converting mapsforge .map file to OSM or shp

I have found solution for converting OSM file into .map file but is there a way for converting .map file back to osm or shp or any other well-known vector file type? by .map file i mean mapsforge ...
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Open source library to display offline shapefiles in Android?

I am involved in developing a Android application that needs to be able to make use of Esri Shapefiles. Hardware used will be 7" Android rugged tablets running Android 4.2 or later. It is an offline ...
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Convert coordinates from readShapePoly in R to long-lat coordinates

I'm trying to find some centroids of a shapefile for Danish municipalities and afterwards find the driving time between them. I use R's readShapePoly function from maptools combined with the ...
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Continents geometry data / extracting contours of continents from country geometry

I have an ESRI Shapefile data from Natural Earth (Admin-0 Countries). I converted it to geoJSON format. There is no world or continents geometry there, only the county one. And I'd like to extract eg. ...
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Area missing in polygon (Shapefile)

I'm working with ArcGIS and the following image is showing the polygons that I have in my shapefile. The seleted polygon should actually be this selected one + the blank area right below it. This ...
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R using fortify to project shapefile on google map gives wrong results

I have a shapefile that looks like this > str(FieldsMap) Formal class 'SpatialPolygonsDataFrame' [package "sp"] with 5 slots ..@ data :'data.frame': 3 obs. of 2 variables: .. ..$ id : ...
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MapInfo Universal Translator turning integer columns to decimal

I've got a TAB file that I am using FME Universal Translator in MapInfo 12.5 to turn into a SHP. The input TAB file has a variety of columns, some are floats and some are integers. The output ...
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New Delhi, India, town level boundary files for GIS

I'm trying to find boundary files for New Delhi to map religious diversity (data here: http://www.censusindia.gov.in/DigitalLibrary/MFTableSeries.aspx), and I have downloaded the GADM files and tried ...
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Where can I find world map shapefiles/GEOJSONs/KMLs for 1950-2015?

I'm looking for world maps showing countries from 1950-2015. Are there shapefiles, KMLs or GEOJSON files of these?
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Overlay Analysis in QGIS (or Preferably Python)

I would like to perform an overlay analysis in Python or QGIS to output a list of each shapefile that falls within certain boundaries. I have unsuccessfully tried to use the Spatial Join, Intersect, ...
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The maximum record length exceeded?

I downloaded some census tract data which are stored in .gdb. I am able to open them in ArcGIS as shpfiles. I selected some tracts and tried to export them into another folder. But I kept getting this ...
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Merging multiple polygon shapefiles

I want to merge two polygon shapefiles in one without losing the attributes using ArcMap 10.1. To be exact I am creating a geological map and have some geologic formations in one shapefile and some ...
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MultiPatch Shapefile import into PostGIS Database

I have geometry of buildings in Shapefile MultiPatch format. I want to import it into PostGIS database in the same format. Is that even possible? If yes, then how?
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Shapefile of Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate with district boundaries

Can anyone help me find shapefiles of German states Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate (including their districts)?
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What value to place for data which has no lat/long value?

i'm trying to create a shapefile from an excel spreadsheet. the spreadsheet contains some data such as "unknown record" for which no lat/long can be obtained while the rest of the data is related to ...
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Loading .shp file into QGIS gives error message

When I add vector layer I select the .shp file and nothing happens When I add vector layer and I select the folder it gives error message "not a valid or recognized data source" The pop up box queries ...