Division or partition of geometric features

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Splitting feature class by attribute in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to split a single shapefile into multiple shapefiles by attribute. I found ET Geowizard to do this but it's not free. In arcscripts.esri.com I found a tool named ...
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Split a feature when intersecting with a feature of another layer using PyQGIS/Python?

I have a buffer layer (green polygon) which I want to split to two polygons whenever it crosses a barrier (blue line). I have been trying to use "splitGeometry" method, but I just can't get it to ...
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Splitting Linestrings on the dateline with OpenLayers

A couple of years ago I posted a questions titled "The International Date Line wrap around" @jdeolive suggested I split the features at the dateLine. So I tried. So when I try to split my satellite ...
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How to split an irregular polygon into equal areas?

I am a surveyor and use QGIS for maintaining soil test records on civil projects and am constantly provided with test lot area or number of lots required. These are more often than not irregular in ...
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How to split OSM roads into individual segments at intersections?

I want to create a road-network for use with pgRouting using OpenStreetMap data. I loaded a shapefile from GeoFabrik into a Postgres table (with PostGIS enabled). However, one problem I had was that ...
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Split polylines in ramps

I have a shapefile (polylines) of some roads and I want to divide the roads in ramps. Ramp = a piece of the road delimited by the top of a hill and a valley. So, pretending that you're driving in ...
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QGIS or Postgis - How to split polylines with a point layer?

In QGIS, I would like to split the polylines in a layer loaded in the workspace with the points in another loaded layer. If a point intersects a polyline, this polyline should be transformed into two ...
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How to Split a vector file into several different files using a Grid in QGIS?

I have a shapefile containing contour for a large area, and I want to split it into different shapefiles each covering a 1KM X 1KM area. I have already created the required Grid shapefile in QGIS. ...
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Split a shapefile into multiple shapefiles based on a particular Field [duplicate]

I have a shapefile where there are 3 fields OBJECTID, NAME , LOCALITY. I want to create new shapefile that contains the geometry, projection etc. of the parent shapefile and according to the locality; ...
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How to split a Polyline Geometry at a certain point in ArcObjects?

I have a polyline geometry and wish to split it into two different geometries, based on a given point on that line, in ArcObjects. I have tried to find out how to do this, but to no avail. I found ...
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How to split a 20 km² OSM file?

I want to create a 3D model of an OSM map using osm2world. Osm2World can render maps of large regions, for example, there is a 3D map of Austria and Germany (generated from OSM). I want to do ...
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How do I split a vector layer into separate grid layers?

I need to split a vector layer into 1km x 1km squares so I can carry out some calculations for these individual areas. Is there a feature to do this?
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Splitting DXF layers into Shapfile layers in QGIS?

When i load a dxf into QGIS all the layers are present in the attribute table. Is it possible to split this "entities" layer in QGIS into its component parts and save each component part as an ...
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How to Split Features in QGIS?

I am new at using QGIS. How can I simply split features in QGIS? The manual tells to simply draw a line through the polygon you want to split. But it doesn't work. The line disappears when finishing ...
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Splitting polygons leaves null values

I'm trying to split polygons with overlaping line features, using Split Polygons tool from Topology toolbar. The problem I encounter is that only one from new polygons have old attributes and others ...
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Is it possible to split a polygon inside another one in QGIS simply?

I can split polygon if I put the points of start and end outside the boundaries. How can I do the same if I have a part that I want to split completely inside a polygon. In Arcgis I can do it if the ...
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Is there a Raster Equivalent of the Split tool?

I have the DEM of a State in ERDAS Imagine (.img) format. I have a shapefile containing the counties of that state. I want to split the whole raster into DEMs of the individual counties. The counties ...
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How to represent Typhoon(s) wind speed using Quantum GIS / PostGIS?

I am not completly new to GIS (was taught ArcGIS at Uni) but I would still consider myself (especially compared to all these experts here) a newbie in QGIS or PostGIS. I want to display the ...
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ArcMap 10.1 Python split inconsistent string

I converted a kml file to a feature class. All of the fields from the kml were combined into two fields in the feature class. One of them contains information delimited by "/" and the other contains ...
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How can I turn islands into individual features in QGIS?

I have what seems like a pretty straightforward task in QGIS: I have a shapefile that, in some cases, groups multiple separate landmasses into a single feature. For example, the Hawaiian islands are ...
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Split vector layer by field name

I have a vector layer of 108374 lines I want to split the vector layer into field names of the layer, which is 17. Now, I want to create a new vector layer containing one of the field names e.g. ...
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Split lines at intersections in PostGIS (must be simple but…)

I'm usually closer to my answer than now, but I've looked at all the answers here and couldn't adapt one to work on my data and I'm stuck. I have oriented polylines (Montreal's train network) and ...
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Splitting lines and assigning two new values

It is my understanding that when a line is manually split using the split tool in ArcGIS 10, the geoprocessing follows a create and copy format, meaning that one new feature is created, while the ...
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How do I split polygons that cross the dateline?

I have a dataset of country borders which I obtained from: http://thematicmapping.org/downloads/world_borders.php/ I have that dataset in both shp and SQL, but I'll put out there that I don't feel ...
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Split single line based on the 3D length

so I have a transect line which I already add the z value using the Interpolate Shape. I need to split this line into 100m in 3D length, which due to elevation must be different than 2D. However the ...
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How to split lines at vertices in ArcGIS for Desktop with Basic level license?

Is there a way to work around splitting lines at vertices in ArcGIS for Desktop without an Advanced level license? I don't have the advanced license and I have a model that uses this tool. If need ...
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How to generate dartboard shapefiles using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am rather new to ArcGIS and I have a simple question regarding a problem I cannot fathom. I am attempting to generate a polygon 'dartboard' shapefile. Radially, there should be a circle from 0 to ...
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split features (vector line) problem

Part of a stream is now underground so I'm trying to use split features to break the stream into two pieces. The manual says to select the feature, then the split features icon, then draw a line ...
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I made a Relationship Class(1-M). Its a street X our Address table. I can´t split the street. How to fix it?

I have a table "Addresses" and the Feature "streets". The feature "Streets" are lines. I need to do a relation with this table with this feature. What I do? I tried built a "relationship class". The ...
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Efficient algorithms to split and join lines?

Referring to the Figure below: How to efficiently join segments into lines? How to efficiently break lines into segments? The above will be applied million times.
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How to split zAware polyline by points programmatically with C#?

I'm trying to split a polyline by the boundaries of a polygon using IPolyCurve2.SplitAtPoints using C#. The polyline I'm trying to split is zAware and holds elevation values at a regular interval. ...
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Splitting large shapefile into numerous smaller files based on number of objects in each smaller file

I have a shapefile containing approximately 600 000 point-objects. Unfortunately, for a couple of reasons I need to split this file into a larger number of shape-files each containing approximately ...
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Dividing a line into 250m segments

I am currently working on a hydrology project where I am trying to break a stream network into 250m segments. The problem is that the streams are not all adjacent, as I have clipped the NHD file to ...
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How to make digitization more detailed afterwards with QGIS?

I digitized already two areas, bordering each other on one side. Than I realized, more detail was needed! What do you suggest as a fast way to do so? Adding each time new dots/verteces takes so ...
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How can I split polygons in the Natural Earth 10m land shapefile?

This problem, that I have also been struggling with, in QGIS 1.7.3 as well. Here are the steps to reproduce the problem: 1)Download Natural Earth 10m land shapefile from original website. *2)*Open ...
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Writing length of line along the line

I sometimes have to write out the length along a line for every couple of hundred meters or kilometers. This applies to pipes, when the construction team wants to know where along the pipe they are or ...
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Set a split policy/rule on a field without domain in ArcMap

Can you define a split policy or split rule on a field without a domain? When a domain is involved, you can set the default value of the field and chose a rule for when a feature is split or merged. ...
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ET Geotools Split Lines at Vertices Issue

This might seem like a really simple question but for whatever reason I can't figure it out. How do I run the split line tool in ET Geotools on an entire polyline layer? I can do it for a single ...
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Splitting polygons in OpenLayers is not working

I have some WFS layers in OpenLayers, containing Polygons. I try to make a tool to split these polygnos and save them to db. //The layer which I want spliting work on var contract_layer = ...
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Split a layer into a single layer

I have two multi-polygon layers, one a map of land uses, the other borders of administrative areas. I am interested in analyzing the amount of land use in each administrative area, but the polygons ...
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Distance of many polygons to a segmented line

I have a shapefile of U.S. counties. I also have a line segment. I want to compute the distance of each county to the line. I have also divided the line segment into 10 equal segments. I want to ...
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Force St_split() to return geometries in specific pattern

I'm Using PostGIS st_split() to split a polygon geometry by a linestring. Then I use st_dump() to return each of the splitted geometry and it is working fine. But the issue is I want to force ...
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Using ST_split to split a line feature using nearby points

I have a line shapefile and a point shapefile, and the line has just one segment and its attribute table, the point shapefile has points near the line above, not on it and the close ...
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ST_SplitRight() in PostGIS?

I am looking to split a shapefile via a line. I am interested only in the feature that lies to the right of the line; exactly what ST_SplitRight does here. Do any of you know of a way to do this in ...
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Is there a way of splitting roads at intersections with contours in QGIS?

I'm a beginner with QGIS. I need to split a polylines showing public roads at each intersection with a table containing elevation data (contours) which is also in polyline format. I will also need ...
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Splitting a branched river network at point layer

I need to split a country-scale river network (polyine) at certain barriers (point) so the length of (branched) river sections that have a certain minimum length. I used the following procedure: 1) ...
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How to split a shapefile feature?

The world map that I am using from NaturalEarth.com has France and French Guyana as one feature. I want to split these into two separate shapes. I'm sure there is a quick fix for this, and the others ...
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How to cut/split multipolygon with blade (linestring) into two pieces using PostGIS? [closed]

I struggle to do split operation in postgis I tried to build a query but Im always fail. Id like to cut a multipoligon with a blade (a linestring) into two pieces. These two objects have specific ...
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Splitting Shapefiles [duplicate]

I am trying to create a code that will accept the input of a shapefile, and separate each of its features into separate shapefiles into a specified directory location. Can anyone help ? I am trying to ...
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Split a line from point but with a certain distance [duplicate]

I am using ArcGIS 10.2. I need some suggestion about this problem, maybe there is a certain tool, but I think no. I think some python code... but I do not know from where to start :( I have two ...