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How do I transfer one field name from text file to a new field name in feature class?

I am working on a script that involves incidents of fire. I'm taking my values from a text file that is comma delimited. The first line of the text file contains the field names ...
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How to insert composer file name and path in QGIS print composer

Can you automatically insert the print composer name and project file path as text in print composers in QGIS (v2.8) without copying and pasting the path? e.g. equivalent functionality to inserting ...
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QGIS Graphical Modeler Help editor does not save

Is there a special way to save whatever text you're writing in the Help Editor for a QGIS Model? I've been trying a few times, apparently just after I click ok, even though I immediately click "save" ...
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Transforming climate text data to raster in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have climate data in text files with no header in the format below from Udel's climate program. Each row has a lat, lon, and a temperature for each month (14 columns total) from 1900-2010. I need ...
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Convert x y coordinates to polyline shapefile

I am trying to process output from a model that simulates the movement of particles in groundwater. The program outputs the particle ID number, the x and y coordinates, and the time at which the ...
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How can I convert climatic text data to raster in QGIS and ArcGIS?

I have been provided with text (*txt) formatted, tabular climatic data. How can I convert climatic text data to raster in QGIS and ArcGIS? In addition to tabular data, the following information is ...
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Unwanted text over maps

For some reason one of my attribute tables appears to have created a graphic and is overlayed on my maps. It only happens when zoomed out 1:1,250,000 or more. I have removed all layers to see if ...
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How to create multiple QGIS layers from multiple text files?

I have a few hundred txt files (each representing a line of a river bed profile) that I need to load as (point-) layers in QGIS. Partial example: 4504764.8331;5374251.3024;397.8871;2 ...
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Adding active content to the Atlas in composer $scale

I have an Atlas of 178 pages that centers on different size villages, its all well organised through the composer and all works well. However, I can't use the scale bar as the differences between ...
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QGIS Scalebar Font Outline

Is there a way to add a text buffer or stroke the text on the scale bar? Its impossible to read the scale when its set on a map with dark colours.
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Why are text values ending up in wingdings or something similarly useless?

I have dissolved a layer in QGIS 2.8. The resulting layer has all the column labels and text fields changed to wingdings or something similarly useless. When I look at the layer in ArcGIS, there is no ...
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Using dynamic text to display mosaic name

I'm trying to use dynamic text to show the name/credits for a raster mosaic I've made, and can't seem to figure out how to do so. I've tried editing the code for the Service Layer Credits dynamic ...
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Text that remains without any active layers

I think this might be a simple question to answer, but I'm not sure how to do it. I turned off all the layers in my .mxd file, and I still have text that shows up on the screen. I don't know if I ...
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Export geodatabase feature class to .dbf or .txt file

I have 40 super large (millions of records) geodatabase feature classes (areal data) and would like to export their attribute tables into .dbf or .txt files using model builder. I tried using "table ...
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Inserting dynamic text: way to set text format and placement preferences?

I have a series of maps that I need to insert a footer with the filepath and mxd name. I see that I can insert these using dynamic text, which is great. However, the text is always placed in the ...
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Creating polygon from 2 txt files (Parent ID + Coordinates)

Here is what I am trying to do: I want to create polygons based on two separate text files: the first one (as parents) lists the Polygon ID (ID_el) and three to four Points ID (IDpt1, IDpt2, IDpt3..) ...
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Save a copy and replace the last six characters (date format) from a list of user selected MXD documents

The following script has the following objectives: User selected MXD files. Here I use a multivalue parameter for FILE with a filter for MXD in the tool box settings. Changing selected text based on ...
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How to georeference TIFFs with coordinates from txt file using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a folder with TIFFs and an accompanying .txt file containing coordinates in this format (sample): # IMGE LN ID Time Easting Northing Height Phi ...
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How to select multiple text?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. Is there a way to select on the typed text on the screen? I have standard text not assoicated with anything that I would like to delete. Is there anyway to select all?
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How to handle text that needs to stay same for multiple maps but change according to attribute table

As with most things Esri, there's likely a few ways to approach my issue, so hoping someone has a good suggestion that doesn't require python or mystic incantations. I am currently on 10.0 but will ...
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Automated map export, iterating layers and editing text

So just a beginner here. I've been automating a few map exports with ArcMap, I've used stack exchange to mash together some scripts to export maps with one FC symbolised using different fields and ...
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Best way to have title which includes dynamic text of a layer name?

What I'm currently working on: approximately 20 historical topographic maps of a specific area spanning 70 years. What I'd like to do: instead of saving each historical topo as a different file, I ...
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How to rotate text in ArcGIS by any chosen number of degrees?

I want to add a textline to my map and rotate it by about 160 degrees, but when right-clicking the element and selecting rotate/flip there is only the option to rotate by 90 degrees (100 US degrees). ...
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How to manually add texts on the map in QGIS?

Is there another way to put river, towns etc names beside labeling in QGIS? Can you manually type text determine size and place it where and as you wish on the map?
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OL3 the text is incorrectly aligned

Using OpenLayers3 I have observed an incorrect alignment of the text when styling the features of the Cluster source. Also the baseline of the text appears to be ignored. The below code sample (or ...
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Problem writing list of features to text file

I am attempting to write / run a simple script that list all the points within a directory, and the subdirectories contained within. Here is the code: import arcpy, os workspace = ...
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Hiding specific icons/markers on text generated vector layer

I'm displaying a vector layer with pois, generated from a text file: lat lon icon iconSize iconOffset title description 56.030325 14.4774116666667 ...
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Using dynamic text elements from ArcMap in conjunction with text elements derived from Python

I have a script that cycles through features based on attributes and makes a PDF centered around each feature. I would like to be able to include both a dynamic text element for the date as well as a ...
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How to create transparent text?

I am trying to insert a watermark into a map using ArcGIS. As you can see from the screenshot, I have the text in place, although I need to make the text transparent (e.g. 50% transparency). I used ...
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Populating Access (*.mdb) table with text from Text Elements to inventory MXDs using ArcPy/Python?

I am trying to write a piece of code to populate an Access mdb table with information from text elements in an mxd (text elements all have "names"). The purpose of this is to create a catalog of my ...
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Proper font size for each paper size for reader to be able to read names?

I am working on a project that I need to figure it out how or what font size for each paper size. There are 10 of them and two of them are in the same paper size. There is data frame I have set aside ...
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Inserting new Text Element into MXD using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I'm using Desktop 10.2 and I tried with this script to add new text element "road 90" to a lot of mxd's, but Something wrong with the code: import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = ...
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Is automatic text wrapping in an ArcMap layout text element possible?

How can I word-wrap a text element on an ArcMap layout, when it contains a lot of text? go into Layout mode choose > Insert > Text paste in a long text block eg lorem ipsum The text block now ...
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XY data in sketch properties

Does anyone know if there is a way to export the xy data from sketch properties in the editor to a .txt file?
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Drawing text and line-dasharray

Is it possible with TileMills and CartoCSS?
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What is the best FME Transformer for Text search and replace in attribute fields

I have a number of feature classes which have fields containing text which has somehow become improperly encoded. The fields contain german text which should be either ä, ö, ü, ß but instead contains ...
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Problem adding Delimited Text Layer in QGIS 2

I have a tab delimited text layer (text file created by excel for Mac) that I have used in QGIS 1.8 without problem. When I try to add the same layer, from the same text file, in QGIS 2.0 the Add ...
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FME - How to extract the rightmost folder in a path

I have an FME workbench which reads all of the TAB files in a folder and all of the subfolders and writes the paths of those TAB files as well as their type (NATIVE, RASTER, etc) to an Excel file. ...
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Text issues when exporting from ArcMap 10.1 to Illustrator CS5

When exporting from ArcMap 10.1 to Illustrator CS5 I am getting a lot of errors (red box with plus sign). I have used this workflow in ArcMap 9.3 with no problem. There may have been a couple of ...
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Methods for geotagging/displaying text documents

I'm wondering what methods folks are familiar with for geotagging/displaying text documents, or the text from a document. For example, it's easy enough to geotag a photo and display it in ArcGIS or ...
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MapServer: How to display and style a Text layer?

I'm trying to display a text layer using MapServer, but I'm kind of confused how to get it to display properly. When opening the .TAB file in a GIS application (in this case, MapInfo Profressional) ...
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ArcMap Text Annotations Display in Proportion to Map Scale

My question is probably of an 'easy fix' however I've been struggling with it for a while! I'm trying to set up an annotation labels for several feature classess in a map and would like them to ...
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What is the best plain text format for georeferenced raster data?

I have to translate satellite images in a file in .txt format or another, such as Excel or .csv, in which there are pixel values corresponding to (longitude,latitude) couples. What is the best file ...
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QGIS 2.0: Automating tasks, text files and shapefiles

Wondering if it's possible to automate some repetitive tasks in QGIS (2.0). This is my general workflow for importing some xyz type text files from another software package which export (not overly ...
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How do I export labels as editable text objects to be used in Illustrator?

How do I export labels as editable text objects to be used in Illustrator? QGIS 1.8 Thanks.
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Shapefiles *.dbf data, encoding problem

I have to work with the Shapefiles, and all is fine except data in *.dbf When I have first deserialized file, I have thought, that I'm doing smth wrong, but when any soft like (QGIS, SAGA, ESRI ...
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SVG trouble in QGIS

I am having some issues using some SVGs that I have created in Inkscape. I am trying to use them in QGIS but they're not displayed properly. This: is how the SVG looks like in Inkscape and how it ...
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Import GPS data (text documents files) to QGis

I want to import GPS data (text document files) in to Qgis, what file format are you suppose to use ?
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Convert / interpolate delimited text csv points grid to surface

I've got 12 delimited text csv files with regular pseudo-gridded points for temperature and salinity which look like this when zoomed in (inc distances) and this when zoomed out. I'm trying to convert ...
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Can one convert text annotations to a layer in Qgis?

I know text annotations can be turned on & off with Ctrl+T... but is there any way to export them as a layer? Thanks!