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How to turn sqlite lat/lon columns to spatialite geometry?

I have a sqlite database with a table that has a column for longitude and one for latitude. Is there a way to make this data base 'spatial'?
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Documenting inability to Start Editing SQLite geodatabase layers in ArcMap?

I've recently started creating SQLite geodatabases using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop with both ST_GEOMETRY and SPATIALITE storage data types and was impressed by how easy this was to do. I then tried to ...
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How do I serve data in a sqlite database on a shared web host, like GoDaddy, onto a GIS web map?

I am new to the web mapping arena. I currently am managing a website and would like to add a mapping portion to it, mostly for some simple viewing and querying of a small number of layers. For ...
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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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Processing SQLite files using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using qgis and grass for my work. I've produced a shapefile which is over 100mbs (s a result of some statistical analysis). If i convert it to sqlite format (spatially enabled) the data shrinks ...
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Is SpatiaLite or SQLite Spatial an Accepted Standard?

The reason why I ask this is because I have been undertaking some testing and have found that there seems to be many implementation and not all of them are interchangeable. For example: FME can read ...
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How do I use the Natural Earth SQLite DB with QGIS?

I just downloaded the Natural Earth data in SQLite format from http://www.naturalearthdata.com/downloads/. I had assumed that this would be a SpatiaLite database, but it appears not to be! QGIS is ...
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How do I add (and map) a non-spatial table to QGIS from SQLite?

I have an sqlite file from my Wigle Android app (wiglewifi.sqlite). It's not a spatial file, just tables with lat/lon and other data. I can add spatialite layers just fine, but cannot seem to find a ...
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Sqlite, Python 2.7 and Spatialite

I am trying to spatially enable my sqlite database: import sqlite3 db = r'c:\temp\mydata.sqlite' conn = sqlite3.connect(db) conn.enable_load_extension(True) cur = conn.cursor() cur.execute(r"SELECT ...
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special python library needed for spatialite?

It appears that pyspatialite is very outdated. Do I need a special library like pyspatialite in order to use the spatial functions of spatialite? Or can I just connect to the database via the normal ...
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How to merge close points into polygon?

I have a set of coordinates (points & no overlaps) in a single table,each containing attribute number fields,like in the following image. I want to merge these points into smallest polygons by ...
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Help importing osm data into spatialite

I am trying to import OSM data into Spatialite. The data is a query from overpass called features.osm I'm using spatialite 3.0, and following examples, I have created a new database with: $ ...
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Converting Python script for QGIS?

I am still a novice in python, but I have the long term goal to create a plugin one day. The first step to this plugin is a test with QGIS python scripts to convert an Access mdb into sqlite db and ...
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Can't install QGIS 2.6.0 need SQlite3 on OSX Yosemite

I need to install QGIS on my mac with 10.10 Yosemite, I have already installed: - SQLite3_Framework-3.8.7.3 - GDAL_Framework-1.11.1-2 - GSL_Framework-1.16-1 - NumPy-1.8.0-1 but when I launch QGIS.pkg ...
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Is it possible to have a single foreign key column referenced to two or more different tables?

In Spatialite (3.0.1), having a normal (non-spatial) table, I would like to relate it to two different spatial tables, with different geometries types (multipolygons and polylines), using the same ...
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How to read the GEOMETRY table inside a sqlite database

I'm working on an android app which should display some lineobjects stored in a sqlite database. This sqlite database is created through an export in QuantumGIS. My first question is it a real ...
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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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How to load Spatialite extension via SQLite3 ODBC Driver?

I am having trouble getting the Spatialite extension to load as part of the SQLite3 ODBC driver...[aka the joys of making software somewhat spatial when it tries so hard not to be]. What works [...
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Why are ogr2ogr SQLite geometry functions not available in command line?

I believe title is all clear.I'm using Ogr2ogr utilities & binaries to read geometry. I used something like this: ogr2ogr -f "SQLite" test2.sqlite test.sqlite -sql "SELECT ST_X(GEOMETRY),ST_Y(...
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Interpolate undulations for given points using a geoid model

I have two databases, the first one (F.tsj) contains gps points: coordinates and ellipsoid heights and the second one is simply a geoid model where every line stores latitude, longitude, and ...
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OGR update using case statement

I am looking at updating a number of large shapefiles using ogrinfo and UPDATE. I would like to perform a CASE function to update specific fields with specific values. Is it possible to perform CASE ...
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Why is Spatialite showing dates in MM-DD-YYYY format?

I have a table with a dates column that is formatted in MM-DD-YYYY format, as shown in SQL SELECT statements. I'm using Qspatilite (QGIS 1.8) and Spatialite GUI. When I ORDER BY the date column it ...
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Export from PostGIS to SpatiaLite?

My PostGIS database contains OSM data from my country. For transportation reasons I want to export a spatial view I created from that data to a SpatiaLite database. Is there any way to directly ...
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Field calculator uses wrong fields when working with joined data

I am having an issue in qgis table joins. i have a joined a csv file to a sqlite database and common id is used for join. the join is displays correctly in attribute table. the attributes in sqlite ...
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Are calculated fields available in any database that Qgis can use

I'm trying to find a data storage method that can handle up-datable calculated fields (such as population density=population/area). I want to be able to alter the population as the data changes (like ...
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Convert shp 2 sqlite with correct character encoding

I want to convert Shape data with the QGIS browser in the SQLite database . Unfortunately, the umlauts then appear with a mark (see screen shot ) . I do not want to change the UTF-8 encoding for each ...
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Combining MS Office with GIS

I would like to incorporate MS Office into my GIS program. I have been using QGIS and was wondering if this would be possible? I am trying to create a one stop shop for my staff to be able to ...
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Trying to install SpatiaLite 4.3 with SQLite 3.8 on Windows 7

I'm new to the open-source GIS database world, and am trying to have SpatiaLite installed on my Windows 7 machine. I downloaded SQLite 3.8.2 and unpacked the 3 files in a newly created folder c:\...
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pyspatialite: Connot insert geometry

I'd like to insert a row with a point geometry with pyspatialite. The sql looks like this: insert into eqdata(origin_time, url, mag, lat, lon, depth, m_a, region, mt, the_geom) ...
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python sqlite giving errors

I have python code that I am executing but it gives me following error: <sqlite3.Cursor object at 0x7f3c7666dc00> when I execute the cur.execute(statement). the code that is below the cur....
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Dissolving polygons in a large dataset

I need to dissolve polygons by the ID attribute in a large dataset (+-1gb shapefile). I have been struggling to find an efficient method to do this. I have tried the following methods: Postgis ...
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Why does the QgsVectorFileWriter have probelms creating vector files? [closed]

I am using QGis 2.0.1 and have tried to create a new GIS feature file (SQLite, Spatialite, and Shapefile) of a subset of the data. I am then saving a copy of the style of this layer and applying it to ...
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What is a good way to retrieve geographic data along with imgs and mp3 files?

I'm working in the Django backend of an audio guide for tourism with mobile devices. Basically, the client (Phonegap app for Android and iOS) can follow a route over a map (Leaflet client) and see ...
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Queries on virtual network in Spatialite only make errors

I've installed Spatialite 2.4 in Ubuntu. I try to convert an osm file into a roads network using this tutorial and make searches on it, but the queries only produce "no column" errors. $ ...
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Concatenate or group by values using spatial join in QGIS?

I have a layer (SQLlite) of city lots and would like to accomplish the following: For each city lot, concatenate the list of unique lot id's which are bound within a radius of 30m from the given ...
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Creating SpatiaLite View in QGIS?

Using these instructions (there are several other examples to find, all look the same and all of them seem to work) http://www.gaia-gis.it/gaia-sins/spatialite-cookbook/html/sp-view.html "Hand-writing ...
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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 for multiple users to use an SQLite/SpatiaLite db simultaneously?

Is there a way that multiple users can use the SQLite / SpatiaLite database simultaneously? Thank you for your feedback.
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ArcObjects table views or SQLite3 in Python?

Given a larger csv (1000+ points) with attributes, I need to do both attribute and spatial queries on the data. Would it be faster to read the points into an xy feature class, and do the spatial and ...
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Loading mod_spatialite using sqlite3 for Python in Windows

I have been successfully using the mod_spatialite extension for sqlite in Linux for a while now, but a client wants an application that relies on mod_spatialite to work in Windows. I have extracted ...
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QGIS Python SQLite using variable

I have been looking for answers and working on this for many hours. In the spatialite database table nodes, id is an integer. idValToNode = 854 sql = 'UPDATE nodes SET obsolete = 0 WHERE id ...
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ogr2ogr + MapInfo TAB + SQLite (SpatiaLite) = unicode problems

I'm adding MapInfo TAB files to SQLite (SpatiaLite) database using those arguments: ogr2ogr -f "SQLite" dataset.sqlite somelayer.tab -dsco spatialite=yes Source file somelayer.tab have ...
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How to build Android spatialite?

I have been trying to build spatialite for Android for a few days now without success. I have even tried the recent documentation from the Google project page here: https://code.google.com/p/...
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Qspatialite plugin problems with queries using inner join

I'm trying to create a layer in QGIS from a sqlite database using a query from 2 tables: one has spatial data and the other doesn't. When I build the query using Qspatialite using the 'Advance SQL ...
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How to combine MapInfo tab files into one spatialite DB?

I have many folders, each with a collection of MapInfo tab files (each folder has the same table names). For each folder I want to merge the tab files into one spatialite DB. My current method is to ...
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Attribute field name is not case-sensitive anymore after creating new layer

I joined a sqlite layer with a csv table (each attribute field name starts with a capital letter). When I create a new layer out of them ("save as", e.g. as a new sqlite layer with all data combined), ...
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Using QGIS, how to save an attribute table as sqlite?

With 2.14.1 under Windows 10, I am trying to save a .dbf attribute-only table as a .sqlite table. However, the response is an error. My procedure: right-click the .dbf in the QGIS table of contents ...
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Spatialite not loaded in PHP5 on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Spatialite (4.3.0a) on Ubuntu (14.94.2 LTS) ..... I'd like to use it with PHP (5.5.9-1) .... Following this post https://faimsproject.atlassian.net/wiki/display/FAIMS/...
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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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What is format of Natural Earth SQLite database GEOMETRY column?

I need to extract coordinates of polygon boundary points in order to draw a map in my application. Does anyone know what is format of "GEOMETRY" column in this database? It doesn't look like .SHP ...