SpatiaLite is a spatial extension to SQLite, providing vector geodatabase functionality.

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How to build a geographic database of GPS logs?

On our aerial wildlife surveys we typically generate dozens of GPX files, and usually convert most of them into shapefiles for display in a GIS application. GPX files are a terrific way of keeping all ...
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How to create temporary tables in spatialite?

How do you create a temporary table with geometry column in spatialite? I have tried: CREATE TEMP TABLE rivers (code INTEGER, id INTEGER, name TEXT); Followed by: SELECT ...
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Simplifying geometries and calculating non-spatial averages

I'm quite new to using proper spatial tools, and have a simple question that doesn't immediately show up on google. I have a table that contains multiple rows of empiric data (say, speed of a ...
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Splitting multiline into several same-length multilines

Is there a method to convert a multiline geometry into several multiline geometries having the same length? For example break this: MULTILINESTRING((1 1, 3 1, 3 1.5, 2.5 1.5)) Into [approximately] ...
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Configuring spatialite database access for Python 2.6.6

I'm working on a GIS project, and I would like to implement and test some geo-spatial algorithms in Python. For this purpose, I will not only need sqlite, but also spatialite, in order to store and ...
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ogr2ogr fileGDB translating points

I am converting data from spatialite to fileGDB (and reverse) for a project using QGIS and ArcGIS. When I convert using ogr2ogr (or QGIS) from spatialite to fileGDB, the points are translated ...
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How does Spatialite handle concurrent access?

I understand that Spatialite is meant to be used by a single user/machine at a time. However if the data is stored on server, there is no guarantee that someone on another machine will not also open ...
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QGIS vector edition corrupts SpatiaLite attribute table

I have a problem with edit SpatiaLite Layer on QGIS. When I make a this set of editions: cut line, delete a part, insert a new line and save it, the attribute table is corrupted. I was thought that ...
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ST_Touches function in Spatialite

I'm a newbie to Spatialite so forgive me if the answer to my question is obvious...(I tried looking online but couldn't find the answer to this question). I am trying to use the function ST_touches in ...
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SpatiaLite - WITH, view or sub-query?

I am running on Windows 8.1 SpatiaLite_gui 1.8.0, SpatiaLite version 4.2.0 and SQLite 3.8.5. I need to interrogate one single spatial table whith those attributes: ID | val | val_1 | val_2 | Geom ...
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QGIS Quantile method

I have a question about the quantile classification in QGIS (2.6 and master, windows or linux). I used the points in polygon fonction. I have 100 polygons. In the attributes of my 100 polygon I get ...
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Check if point is near a linestring Spatialite

I have a LINESTRING made of two points start point and end point in spatialite. UPDATE points SET road_geometry = GeomFromText('LINESTRING(24.889142 67.196188, 24.889673 67.196579)',4326) where ...
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Can't build x64 SQLite with spatiaLite

I need a spatial-enabled SQLite solution for a x64 Windows application I am developing. I have examined and downloaded and attempted to compile the SQLite amalgamation package; I've looked at the ...
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How to drop a table in spatialite that starts with a certain string?

I am using spatialite (v4.2.0) on a Windows 7 (64bit) PC. I need a way to drop a specific table that always begins with "_old" from my database. The file may not be in the database in the first ...
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How to save multiple layers from QGIS to a Spatialite db?

I thought I had asked this before but I can't find any trace of it. Each time I save a layer from QGIS as a spatialite it insists on creating a new db ( if you select a existing db you are asked ...
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QGIS export ESRI Shapefile to SpatiaLite format issue

I am trying to export a shapefile of 3221 mixed POLYGON and MULTIPOLYGON geometry elements and every time, I get this same error: Does anyone have any idea what's going on? And no, this is not an ...
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How to create non-duplicate lines between all selected points in Spatialite?

There is a nice answer for the similar question for PostGIS. I tried to adapt it for my case where I need to connect all points from a point layer, but unfortunately I get duplicate geometries: lines ...
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Binding between QGIS custom form (Qt Designer) and date/time field in a SpatiaLite database table

For my attribute table I created a custom form in Qt Designer. The table has a date field and a time field. In Qt Designer there are widgets for entering date and time. But what data type is expected ...
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Spatialite WITH clause issue

I've encountered an issue: when I try to execute in Spatialite_GUI query that contains WITH clause I get SQL error: near "with": syntax error. Also WITH unlike SELECT and other keywords is not ...
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Sqlite insert java.sql.SQLException: [SQLITE_ERROR] SQL error or missing database (no such column: SRID)

I'm trying to connect to two DBs and then copy tables by inserting rows from one table to another through java using JDBC. I'm using sqlite-jdbc-3.7.2.jar plugin.The setup is in Eclipse Luna. I'm ...
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Only my geometry layers are exported from spatialite to postgis

I have a spatialite database (v4.1.1 / SQlite v3.7.17) consisting of one geometry table and several attribute tables linked to the geometry table by foreign keys. I want to export all tables to a ...
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QGIS “Fill Ring” tool error on SpatiaLite DB?

I´m try Fill Ring tool on a SpatiaLite DB and I get a error on the Primary Key. The Primary Key is integer auto increment. When I insert the ring and try to save editing I receive error message ...
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How can I reproject a layer in a spatialite database

I'm writing an android mobile application and, for performance reasons, I want to reproject my layers to match the basemap's projection. Is there a command to do that?
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How do I link OGR with spatialite?

Problem & Evidence: I'm trying to create a spatialite file with the code snippet below. However the outDataSource object gets assigned NoneType and all subsequent (unshown) code fails. I'm ...
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Layer with custom UI not working properly

I have a problem with QGIS 2.4 when introducing layers with a custom UI. More precisely, widgets such as CheckBoxes are not recognised as such (appear as Text Edit in Attributes) and the corresponding ...
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Explicitly close a OGR result object from a call to ExecuteSQL

How can I explicitly close/release the result of an ExecuteSQL statement when querying a Spatialite database with OGR via Python? I have a simple query to return the SRID of a dataset. This works as ...
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Spatialite error: obsolete libspatialite

I am learning to use QGIS with the QGIS training manual (from the QGIS website). One of the excercises is to load vector data from a database (ch 3.1.3 in case you have the manual). When I try to do ...
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A global, grid-like projection for creating heatmaps

I'm putting together an application where I need to create a vector grid which will be used to store and display a heatmap. It has the following requirements: Can cover the entire planet. The vast ...
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Loading SQLite extensions in QGIS

I have an extension which can be loaded in SQLite using the load_extension function. It would be useful for me if I could load it in QGIS to use in queries made via Database Manager. The Python ...
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How to rename ogr2ogr tables on export to Spatialite?

I'm exporting data from PostGIS to Spatialite using ogr2ogr. The export is working properly, except I need to be able to rename the tables that are being exported. Here's the command I'm using: ...
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Is there a way to add an autoincrementing primary key field to an existing spatialite table/layer?

I know that I can add a new column to a spatialite table either through the Database Manager (Edit Table – Add Column) or through the Attribute Table – Field Calculator (create new field) but I don´t ...
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Moving SpatiaLite Table into PostgreSQL using ogr2ogr?

How can I move a Spatialite table from a Spatialite db to a PostgreSQL db using ogr2ogr?
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Get DE-9IM matrix in spatialite?

Is there a way to get the DE-9IM matrix between two geometries in a Spatialite function, analogous to the st_relate() function in PostGIS? (I find it very helpful to spatially join using intersect() ...
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How to export shape file to SpatiaLite

I have a shapefile with one layer. I can open it with QGis. Now I want to convert this shapefile or layer to Spatialite database. How can I do it? Is it possible to do with QGis?
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Is there an equivalent to ST_Rotate in spatialite?

I'd like to do some arbitrary rotation of spatial objects in spatialite (accessed through QGIS). In PostGIS I'd use something like: ... SELECT geom AS ST_Rotate(geom, radians, originX, originY) Is ...
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problem merging polygons based on a column value - using Spatialite

edit: as I am unfamiliar with any tools I decided to try my luck with PostGis. I imported my data. and executed the query : create merged as select delomrade_code, st_union(geometry) from grunnkrets ...
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Can't install pyspatialite with python3 and sqlite3

I can't install pyspatialite. When I try it gives me this error: pip install pyspatialite Downloading/unpacking pyspatialite Could not find a version that satisfies the requirement pyspatialite (from ...
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Exporting spatialite view to shapefile from QGIS modifies the original data types

We have a spatialite .sqlite database where we have views which are nicely rendered by QGis, with all the symbols and everything!! There are integer fields on the view which are based on fields of ...
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PyQGis - Working with Spatialite

I wrote a Vector layer to a spatialite file/db using the dedicated API tool, using valid driver names supported formats by OGR. When connecting to that db, I can't retrieve properly the geometry ...
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Is it possible to decrease detail level (decrease file size) in Spatialite OSM export?

I currently use Spatialite exports from OSM data (together with Google maps like styles by Underdark) which are very useful for me as the files are easily portable with the project and I do not need ...
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SetFeature creates infinite loop when updating sqlite feature using OGR

when using the SQLite driver in python - setting a feature after changing an attribute field value creates an infinite loop on the first record. the same code works fine if i substitute the sqlite ...
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Incorrect display of national characters from Spatialite in QGIS, Windows

I used this tutorial by Underdark (thanks much :-) ) to convert my area of interest from OSM file (whole Czech Republic downloaded from Geofabrik.de server). Used OSGEO4W shell (saying "GDAL 1.11.0, ...
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SpatiaLite: Creating to, from nodes from a normal road layer (LINE)

Following this tutorial but using my own data. How do I create the from_node and to_node columns? I am using Spatialite and Sqlite3. I'd prefer to not use a gui as I'm working remotely via ssh on a ...
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What causes this error when loading plugin

After installing pyspatialite on my Mac two plugins fail to load with this error:: This plugin is broken invalid literal for int() with base 10: '2-spatialite' I am fairly sure that the offending ...
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Does QGIS automatically use spatialite spatial indexes?

When you write a query in spatialite you have to manually join your query to the spatial index for that index to be used to speed up the query. When QGIS displays data does it take advantage of any ...
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Formula to know if LINE intersects with MBR

I have a table with four columns: SRC_X, SRC_Y, DST_X, DST_Y. (SRC_X,SRCY) have position of the start point of a LINE, (DST_X, DST_Y) have position of the end POINT of a LINE. I know there are ...
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Know if MBR contains any POINT of LINESTRING

I have a table with a Geometry column. This column only has LINESTRING. This LINESTRING only has two POINTS. If i have a MBR, i need to know which of LINESTRING of my Table has some of its POINTS ...
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Performance issue with SQLite + Spatialite + C#

I am having a performance issue with SQLite database (.db) which extends to SPATIALITE I am trying to update Geometry of 1,00,000 records in database (.db) which taking around 50 minutes. Too much ...
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Error Loading spatialite extension in .NET Project using System.Data.SQLite

I am trying to use Spatialite in a .NET application using the System.Data.SQLite provider. I have tried to load 'libspatialite-4.dll' but an error happens when I call function ...
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How to define which columns in a Spatialite database are the latitude and longitude?

I have imported a CSV containing points with coordinates specified in columns named Latitude and Longitude. How do tell spatialite that these columns are the coordinates of of my points?