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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Shape to Geo code xml generation

I would like to know the process of generating GEO codes from a shape file (Indian coastal districts/ states). Here we have used ArcGIS for generation of the shape-file along the indian coast. Can ...
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Sampling one shapefile with polygons of another using R?

I have two shapefiles that partially overlap. One (the bigger one) consists of several polygons which represent fields I am interested in. The second, is a rectangular shape that overlaps about 30% of ...
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ggplot2 plots polygons with wrong topologies

I'm trying to plot polygons in R using ggplot2. In GRASS, QGIS and normal R the map renders fine, but ggplot2 seems to have some kind of topological difficultes I can't explain. With normal R it looks ...
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Writing PyQGIS Output to Shapefile

I'm trying to find the closest point on a line to another point as in this post. However when I try to write the result as a shapefile I get an error: TypeError: ...
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No cadastral maps in the UK. Solutions/alternatives for a methodology?

I need help reworking a methodology in the absence of cadastral data in the UK. The aim is to plot a range of businesses in a UK city on separate layers (according to business type) as polygon ...
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Geotagging photos with Point Shape via Time Stamp

I have waypoints which I marked with a gps device - unfortunatelly no track/route. And I have photos which I took at the same day. Now I want to interpolate the points to line and use this line to ...
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Is it possible to append the same type of shape file captured on two different Trimble Juno 3b's with ArcPad 10?

I will soon have access to two Trimble Juno 3b's which will both have ArcPad 10. I have done some practice with one Juno 3b and I am very confident with my ability to use them. All I need to know is ...
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How to add attributes to a Shapefile published in Geoserver?

I use Geoserver 2.4.4 with Shapefiles. Now, I want to add attributes to features from a layer that already has some attributes. (Shown in Geoserver->Layers->Feature Type Details). I add the ...
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Creating Shapefiles from MS SQL using ColdFusion/Java?

A client wants to export, from their MS SQL server, data into Shapefiles. I've looked around for a starting ground and have heard Ogr2Ogr mentioned and it seems intimidating. So I was wondering if ...
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Subtract parts of polygon that overlap with ocean

I have some seismic data in format of shapefiles/geojson. The data has no relevance in the oceans so I am looking to strip away those parts of the polygon. What I am currently doing is using the ...
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Seeking shapefile of traffic lights with time sequence information anywhere in world?

I am looking for a shapefile of traffic lights that contains the time sequence information. As in how many seconds the green, red and yellow lights are on. It could be a point layer of street lights ...
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Using GDAL with a line layer and points layer, find next point along line layer

With the points layer and line layer, I'm trying to create a graph for path finding. I've got a line layer that I've dissolved, thinking that might make this easier. The points in the points layer lie ...
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Is there Data Loader for QGIS or Spatialite?

Is there a tool that works like the data loader of ArcGIS for QGIS (or via Spatialite )? To integrate data in a database or a shapefile without having the same structure (and the tool allows to ...
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Determine projection of a shapefile

Is there anyway to determine projection of a shape file which doesn't have .prj file? I am trying to re-project this shape file to another projection, I know that it is Lat long data. I could manage ...
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Free hosting of shape files to make an interactive map?

What is a free site where I can upload shapefiles and make my own interactive map to share with others by a link?
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Loop for exporting shapefiles from an existing shapefile

I have a pnt shp with 50 pnts. I want to export each one of it in a separate shapefile with arcpy writting a loop. My problem is that i want the output name i create has a different name, e.g. for ...
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Script for Arcpy console Lock file gets removed

I am running a script via python console to batch add and calculate new fields of all shapefiles in the current dataframe. Sometimes, especially if I have more than 5 shapefiles to be processed, the ...
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polygon shapefile R extract issues

I'm trying to do simple RF classification in R based on https://gis.stackexchange.com/a/39103/48810. The code I am using is as follows: require(sp) require(rgdal) require(raster) ...
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Incorrect Acreage QGIS 2.6.0

I have six polygons, all of (fairly) similar size. The first one is 8 acres, the others are obviously wrong with 120,000 acres, and 106,000 acres and so on. I am calculating with the field calculator, ...
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Loading shape files from a read-only drive

Never had a problem with that, but after updating to ArCGIS 10.3 I cannot load shape files from a read-only drive. The error message says: Error opening feature class FDO error: -1 [nnn.shp] FDO ...
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Update shapefile name with layer name

I had a layer that I split by fields. The resulting files were given a name. I updated the names of the resulting layers in QGIS but have realized that the shapefiles have not been updated ...
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Shapefile (dbf) to MySQL conversion? [duplicate]

Is it possible to convert the exported data of shapefile to MySQL? I want to use MySQL instead of dbf since dbf are prone to corruption.
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Tab delimited and shape file [closed]

I have a tab delimited file and a shapefile which demonstrates the forest areas an area. When I open them in a project the shapefile covers the points of my samples. Is there a way to counteract this? ...
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US map shape distorted in QGIS

I am very new to QGIS and mapping. I am trying to load a US state map shapefile in QGIS. But the problem is it does not look like another US state map available on the internet. The upper part looks ...
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Systematic inaccuracy in QGIS shape area

I’m trying to find out why I get different area figure in QGIS than in AutoCAD when I’m using the same shape file? What I did is I drew a shape in AutoCAD, imported it in QGIS and used the field ...
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unable to catch exception in opening a shape file geotoools

I am loading a shapefile where .shx file is missing i am getting the following error. I am unable to catch this exception please help me. error log Could not open the .shx file, continuing ...
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California State Parcel Data

I am looking for California state parcel data such as owner name, no. of stories, year built etc., for each parcel. I can get to the level that I can browse them in property appraiser site but don't ...
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Importing shapefile into PostgreSQL/PostGIS?

enter image description hereI'm completely new to PostgreSQL and PostGIS. I finally got both installed and have the PostGIS extension installed. I'm running the PostGIS shapefile import manager. I ...
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when displaying shp file some layers lost in QGIS

When the export dxf file from autocad to turn dxf files into shp file and then displayed in QGIS , ask why some layers lost. These layers are massive icons . For example, the icon of the valve .
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Migrating Data to Another Database whit FDOToolbox

I want to migrate my data (Shapefile) to a PostgresSQL using a FDOtoolbox , i searched a tutorial for that but i dont found it . can any one explain the steps to do for migarte the data from a ...
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crop shp file leads to different results for same extent

I cropped a shapefile to a smaller extent (my AOI - area of interest) - to work with a reduced working directory. During my workflow I rasterize the shapefile. Here is my problem: I saved both of my ...
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Create an interactive map in java with shapefiles [closed]

How can I Create an interactive map in Netbeans by using a shape file of world map? Which of below options are suitable? OpenLayers, OpenStreepMap, GeoServer and WMP? How can them help me? Thank you. ...
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Don't display records with null values

I have shapefile with 4000+ points and I would like to display only records that have values greater than zero in a specific column. How do I stop ArcGIS from displaying all records including those ...
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Using FME, Is there a way to transfer Metadata from an SDE FeatureClass to a Shapefile (shp.xml)

Is there a way to transfer, using FME, the metadata from an SDE featureclass to a shapefile?
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SKD GXP : Export a selected area using drawbox to a shape file

I'm tryning to export a selected area using DrawBox.js to 'shape-zip'. So far I've found https://github.com/bartvde/sdk-export-app which will export features at a node, not an area. Is there any ...
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Preserving attributes during kml2shp conversion in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Looked online and found the two links below on preserving attributes when doing a kml2shp conversion. Thinking there might be a newer better way of accomplishing this using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop? ...
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NGO library Removal

NGO library is not available anymore, thats where my question comes in, those objects at bottom in code section, mean nothing because there is no reference for them in arcobjects v10.. this is what ...
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How to connect points by lines?

I have a .shp file, where I want to connect all points (approx. 100) by lines. I have a data field with the order (i.e. 1, 2, 3, ...). I have tried PointConnector and Points2One, maybe I am using ...
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Single polygon shapefile to multiple polygon shapefiles [duplicate]

I created a single shapefile that contains multiple polygons by selection by location of the route I had and the ESRI USA counties polygon layer to give me the counties that were in the area I was ...
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Multiple polygon to shapefile in XYZ format

I have an array of gridded data in XYZ format. I am trying to write shapefile (*.shp) file with multiple polygons with the pyshp python libraries. I am able to make it for only one polygon with the ...
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Best practice for a group working on the same shapefile, with open source tools

We are a small (~5) group working on a single, shared shapefile. The current workflow is that each one of us does the editing on a designated attribute field, on his local copy, then exports the ...
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Cannot convert csv file into point shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I can import my large csv file into ArcGis Desktop and I can view it in Catalog and everything looks fine. When I go to 'create feature class' it does not recognize the column that I need to use for ...
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Shape file fails to import into Google Earth Pro

My shape file fails to import into Google Earth Pro. Is the map projection of my shape file to blame? When I heard Google Earth Pro was now free I thought it might be a good tool for non-GIS people ...
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Clipping a raster layer with a shapefile on mac

I am trying to clip a raster layer using the raster clipper function. However, for some reason this is not working for me and I haven't been able to find the answer anywhere. I choose my raster ...
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Adding turf.js polygons from shapefiles?

I'd like to know if there is any tool I can use to import polygons from a shapefile. Is there any way to import a feature class in turf format or I should use GeoJSON?
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ITV zone shape file

Where can we get ITV zone shape files for the UK? I need to create filled maps using this data. thanks for your time.
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Representation of precipitation data

I have an excel sheet of precipitation data of each month of some districts. I have also the shapefiles of these districts. How can I represent this data in these shapefiles.
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QGIS 2.6 How to create a shapefile from an excel file?

I am using QGIS 2.6.1 and have worked in an Excel file database (which was actually converted from a Shape-File). I have managed to convert it as CSV file and load it into QGIS (displays data fine) ...
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Trying to split a complex shapefile by australian states

Im trying to work with a 1:1 mill scale shapefile of the geology of Australia. When the whole lot is loaded in to QGIS (over 200,000 polygons) it will freeze and go to slow to work with. Ideally i ...
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Vector Layer Symbology Export?

When programmatically creating / saving a QgsVectorLayer - implementation of the ExportSymbology functionality does not seem to exhibit the implied effects. Does such a command not indicate that the ...