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Automatic process of moving points or features to match or coincide exactly with coordinates of another feature within a specified distance, or tolerance

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Snapping one vector layer to another

Is there anyway to snap one set of vectors to its nearest neighbor vector in another feature class? For example, I have a road feature class and a feature class of bridges and I want to snap the ...
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Setting Up Snapping Environment Snapping Type

I try to setup snapping environment snapping type by referring to this source (http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/arcobjects-net/conceptualhelp/index.html#//0001000001s1000000) but I can't combine ...
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How to transpose data points to a line efficiently?

See sketch below. The main objective, using ArcGIS 10 or 10.1, is to get the P points to the perpendicular P line and, either the closest B point to the endpoint of the P line where it interesects ...
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How to snap and move circles by the center?

I have a point layer, and a polygon layer with buffers of a given radius around each point. I need to move points, and check that each buffer is not above forbidden land/plots. In autocad, you can ...
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ArgGis seems to snap but doesn't

We are building a project in ArgGis 10.2 were we create buildings using rectangles. Some of them need to be attached at one or more sides (they have common walls), so we would use snapping to snap ...
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Snapping with polgon drawing

I am drawing a polygon with the drawing function within ArcGIS 10.1. Is there a way to snap orthographically at 90 degrees while using the polygon draw command. I added a picture of what i would ...
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Making polygon boundaries of different feature classes coincident?

I have two polygon feature classes: Cadastral layer and another polygon layer "zones". In both feature classes the polygon boundaries are coincident inside their feature but not between the ...
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Snap (editing tools) in ArcGIS not working properly

I am using the snap tool to match one polygon file to another, using the EDGE Snapping Environment Type Option. The tool appears to work properly for the vertices of the input feature polygons that ...
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Extract a polyline f rom a geoserver shapefile

I've been Googling my question for 3-4 hours now but I couldn't come up with an answer. I have a GeoServer which contains a shapefile with some roads on it. Is it possible to programmatically query ...
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How to set a minimum point snap distance?

There are two points: A and B. I need to snap any points within a 65 m search radius (blue buffer) of point A. However, the snap distance of B needs to be exactly 5m apart from A (i.e. located ...
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Is there an alternative to the Integrate tool that will not change one of the inputs

I have two polygon layers, and would like to snap the outlines of one of them (colored poly's) to the other (grey) without changing the grey in anyway (so Integrate seems out). It should only snap if ...
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How to activate snapping for layer you are drawing polygons in?

I want to draw multiple polygons in a layer that have boundaries without a gap, so I activated snapping for that layer. But it doesn't work. For other layers it works fine.
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Problem with snap layer when in name is space

I'm trying to make a option, where user can choose layer to snap. All is okey when layers names are without space, but if in name is space (like 'something layer name') snapping does not work. How can ...
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Snapping line segments together to remove gaps between them

I have a series of line segments that were created based on the location of an existing line. There are small gaps of around 0.1 feet between the different line segments. I need to somehow snap the ...
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Creating new lines along specifically selected existing lines using QGIS?

I have tried to find a solution for this everywhere, with no result... My problem is that I want to be able to manually draw a line that automatically snaps to a line (creating an exact copy of the ...
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How to create polygons from unclosed polylines?

I have a layer of driveway that is in polylines unclosed . They are just two parallel lines outlining the width of the driveway. Then again, there is a gap (sidewalk layer) and driveway continues ...
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How Do I Snap a CSV to a SHP Using ArcPy?

I'm a veteran Python programmer very new to ArcGIS. I'm trying to do what seems like it would be a simple operation in arcpy, but I don't think I know enough about the ArcGIS terminology to do more ...
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How to cut a polygon without snapping to a vertex?

I am familiar with editing polygon files in QGIS version 1.8. I have recently upgraded to version 2.0 but there seems to be a difference in the way it processes cuts. I used to be able to cut a ...
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Leaflet snap circle draw to marker

I am looking for ideas/libraries that enable snapping when I create a circle with leaflet draw. There is the libaray Leaflet snap, that enables snapping of draggable markers to polylines and other ...
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How to avoid snapping errors in QGis?

I am using QGis version 2.2.0 and I set the snapping option to the vertex, with a tolerance of 1.5 meter. When I draw a new polygon next to an old one, it seems like the vertices are automatically ...
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Alternative to Snap (Editing) in QGIS/MapInfo?

Is there any alternative to Snap (Editing) in either QGIS or MapInfo (user-made tools), or another way to do this in ArcGIS without an advanced license?
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Snap points to line and calculate chainage using Open source GIS

I have a line layer (representing a pipeline) and a points layer (representing valves) and I would like to calculate the chainage of the valves along the pipeline. I assume that I would first need ...
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What is the best method to snap features to road network?

I have a road network with some of my tract centroids and facilities that fall off of it, however I would like to execute my analyses so that all features are part of the road network? My facilities ...
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how to snap two line vertex in two different layers used in QGIS

I want to snap between two poly-lines from 2 different layers (Layer1 in Brown and Layer 2(postGIS layer) in Pink color- ), but my snap option don't work. I have changed the tolerance to different ...
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Snapping in Esri javascript api does not work on mobile device

I have an Esri map loaded using the javascript api. I try to enable snapping, where a point should always snap to a given line. I have a snap point symbol that will trace the line to snap to when I ...
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QGIS snapping not working for me

I am new to QGIS, and this is a very basic question. I made a new polygon layer, to trace cadastral boundaries off a raster map. I want the polygon nodes on adjoining acreages to snap together. Some ...
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automatic snap line to line [duplicate]

I need to automaticly overlay/snap the red line (gps-track) exact on the lines of my roads-shape. Is that possible?
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Is there a way to snap to apparent intersections in ArcGIS 10.1+?

Suppose there are two lines in an ArcMap 10.1 or 10.2 editing session that cross but do not intersect, per se. This is the case when new lines a drawn. Is there a way to snap to the point where the ...
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Snapping “Point to Line” Results to Correct Streets

Here is the problem I am facing. After geocoding some addresses, I used the "point to line" tool. Some long streets with minimal matching address points created long lines that intersect the road ...
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Move Polygons with snap from edge to edge

I have such a basic question, but can't find any solution. I have some hundred rectangular Polygons and want to move them to other, already existing Polygons. The borders of these polygons should ...
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How to change the color of red edit-polygon or purple snap-confirmation?

I'm having trouble seeing the purple or pink snapping confirmation when drawing a polygon because the temporary polygon is red (QGIS 2.0.1). Also the vertices in edit mode are also red. I looked ...
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Snapping doesn't work when many layers loaded!

I am using Arcmap 10, when I have only limited number of layers loaded, the snapping experience is perfect but when I have many layers loaded specially polygons, snapping process is painful. My cursor ...
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Tracing Boundary Around a Polygon Shapefile in QGIS

I'm looking to create a boundary around this shapefile of street blocks to have show the city limits in QGIS. I tried this solution, (Settings > Snapping Options and enabling the "Avoid Int." ...
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How can I do multiple snapping of vector layers in QGIS?

I have a network of a transport system that I created from 1970-2013. However, the accuracy is letting me down as I used different snapping settings throughout the process. Is there a plugin or a way ...
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how to avoid Intersection of polygons via python code

i am using QGIS 1.8 and i can set the check box in Setting\Snapping Options "Snapping and Digitizing " dialog to avoid polygon intersections and enable topological editing but i am looking for a way ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Python script to snap points to lines

I have 2 Feature Datasets in a geodatabase. One dataset contains bus routes and the other contains bus stops for each route. I want to create a script that will snap the bus stops to the vertex of the ...
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How to connect stops to road for network dataset?

I have 3 files a bus route network, road network and bus stops. I want the bus stops to be the connections between the road network and the bus route. When I try and build the network dataset I am ...
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Is snapping working when changing from NAD83(decimal degree) to NAD83 Zone UTM 11N(meters)?

I've used the following ESRI snippet to Convert the display extents in Pixels (at the current map scale) and then return out the map units. public System.Double ...
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Openlayers snapping the whole figure/feature

is it possible to snap (drag and snap) a feature to another feature in the same layer? I found OpenLayers.Control.Snapping but it's snapping only the points.
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Why does new feature created not snap to existing feature vertices in ArcGIS 10?

I have created a polygon feature earlier then I wanted to create points on the polygon vertices but it won't snap on top of the vertex. I wanted to know the reason why it does not snap and is there ...
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Snapping start- and end nodes of lines to other lines in PostGIS

There are plenty examples that show how to snap lines to points, but I haven't been able to find any (fast!) way of snapping the start- and end nodes of line strings to nodes of other lines. ...
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Uploading Polyline feature in ArcGIS Online [duplicate]

I'm seeing some snapping/topological errors in ArcGIS Online (trial version) when I upload my well snapped polyline layer. Please see the screen shot below. What may be the cause of this?
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Showing snapping error in ArcGIS Online

I am doing some test in ArcGIS online to know how much helpful it is for my firm, But when I opened my road line .Zip shapefile in ArcGIS online it is showing some snapping issues as well as changed ...
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How to implement a “Snap to Road”-functionality? [duplicate]

I am having a problem with a little application I'm trying to develop. What I do is take a phone with me and drive around the city on a bike. I collect all the Latitude/Longitude-pairs and at home I ...
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ArcMap 10.1 point snap: Unable to snap to a point please help!

Very basic question sorry, missing some fundamentals. Outline: I have 4 points as a .shp also converted to .lyr that I brought in as a x/y table and converted. I want to create a polygon as a ...
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How can I snap lines in PostGIS?

I have a few linestrings that together form a long line. The start- and endpoints of the linestrings are equal with their direct neighbour, but when tested the ST_Distance between any 2 lines is like ...
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How to snap lines to points automatically?

I have two vector shapefiles: One file is points representing manholes and the other is a polyline file representing pipes leading to and from the manholes. I need to snap the lines within a ...
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real time map matching

I am working on a project which requires real time map matching. I am currently using ArcGIS but not sure whether it will work. Here is what happens with my system: the cell phones sent GPS fixes ...
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How to fix the “Snap tolerance” error message in QGis?

I am trying to use the "Delete part" tool on a shapefile. While I am starting to use it, an error message shows up : "Could not snap segment. Have you set the tolerance in Settings > Project ...
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How to enable “snapping” in Quantum-GIS while drawing polygons?

I tried to draw polygons in qgis-1.7.0 and I somehow can't find or failed to find the "snapping" option. I'm used to ArcGIS-10.0 where you have some snapping options, like placing points of polygons ...