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Seeking options for Spatial ETL (Extract, Transform, Load)?

I am interested in the pro's and con's of various spatial ETL (extract, transform, load) tools. If you have used the items listed here (or add your own), please share your opinions and experiences. ...
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Convert Postscript (*.ps), Encapsulated Postscript (*.eps), or Adobe Illustrator (*.ai) files to shapefile?

Are there any programs which can convert from Postscript, Encapsulated Postscript, or Adobe Illustrator file formats to a shapefile? What about adding geo-referencing? I'm also open to recipes using ...
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FME - How to send list of files to reader

I have an Excel spreadsheet which contains the file paths of MapInfo files that I want to convert to a File Geodatabase using FME. Is it possible to send this spreadsheet to the MapInfo reader so ...
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Is it possible to localize ArcGIS Feature-Classes?

I wondered if it is possible to translate an arcgis feature-class into different languages? For example I want to translate the Fields of the class and then add the data for the defined languages. I ...
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Translating all features in a shape file

I have a friend with a bit of a problem. He has 1000+ shape files mapping paddocks and being used for precision agriculture. He's recently discovered the base station positions used to create these ...
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FME - Is it possible to add custom command line input arguments to a workspace?

I have a workspace whose command line call is like so: fme.exe DwgImporter.fmw --SourceDataset_ACAD Z:\FME\Data\DWGs\*.dwg --DestDataset_MSSQL_ADO IHS_TPW ...
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FME - How to convert string represenation of date to a date format that SQL Server will accept?

I have dates in the form of 07-28-2010 I am extracting from DWG filenames. I need to push these to a DateTime formatted table in non-spatial SQL Server 2008. SQL Server doesn't like them as strings ...
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How to Import ESRI Geodatabase format .gdb into PostGIS

I ran into a problem when loading a ESRI Geodatabase format .gdb into PostGIS. I have data 2.5GB GDB file. I followed some tutorials on the internet, but it seems that doesn't work out. I created a ...
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How to define a CRS using a projection rotated about a given point

I have a data set that uses a common projection, but has its own false easting and northing, and is rotated 315 degrees. I need to be able to work in this CRS and easily translate from one CRS to ...
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IDRISI .vec file translator to ESRI shapefile format?

I've recently got hold of almost 20 years old IDRISI .vec files which I'd like to convert to ESRI shapefile. I've been struggling to find any translator for this file format so far. Does anybody know ...
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FME - Convert DWG to JPG

I am a beginner in Safe FME and i need to know how to Convert DWG files to JPG Files. Is it possible?
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How to translate (reposition) a raster in Python?

I tried to use QGIS GeoReferencer to translate a raster layer, but somehow failed. It just goes to somewhere unexpected. Now I decide to do it myself, with python. I think some libraries like GDAL ...
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How to simply report wrong language translation in QGIS?

I noticed that the "Eliminate sliver polygons" option in QGIS 2.4. has wrong translation in Croatian language (translated as silver), so I decided to report it. In official page there are ...
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albers projection to Lat, Lon

Thanks in advance for helping me with my issue. This GIS stuff is using parts of my brain that have remained idle since high school, and some parts are working faster than others. I have land data ...
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Qgis C++ plugin translation

I'm having issues with the translation of my Qgis plugin. static const QString sName = QObject::tr( "Editeur Monoscopique 3D" ); MyClass::MyClass( QgisInterface * theQgisInterface ): ...
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What's the usual term for “ground plan based”

I don't know if "ground plan based" is the right word in the following context: A computer program reads a ground plan and produces a result ground plan. The result groundplan's deviation from the ...
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How can I translate a GML definition of SRS to a usual format (e.g. WKT or PROJ.4)?

From GDAL 1.9.0 a new utility is available: gdalsrsinfo. Although it can yield an XML (GML-based) definition from a source equivalent format or file, it seems that it can only read usual GDAL/OGR ...
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QGIS batch affine transformations

I have multiple polygon and line shapefiles on which I would like to apply a translation so I was wondering if it is possible to batch process them (maybe with graphic modeler ?) or do I have to ...
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Can't get QGIS plugin translations (i18n) to work!

It's hard to be specific, but I'm having problems setting up translation files for the plug-in I'm building. The plug-in works fine, but I also want to enable translation of the GUI. I've tried to ...
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How to write feature types with different geometries using Schema(From Table) to FME FileGDB using FME?

I need to generate a geodatabase with 25 feature classes according to varying schema (geometry included) that are defined in an excel spreadsheet. My approach so far has to been to use the Schema ...
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Is it possible to apply affine transformation (translation) to raster image?

Is it possible to move/translate a raster image in QGIS 2.2 (without using georeferencer) just like it can be done with a shapefile ? If not, alternatively can this be done with ArcGis?
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Can we use FME translator for upgrading lower version GIS database into higher version GIS database

I want to upgrdae our lower version GIS database into higher version GIS database.Is it possible to do so and suggest methods to do so.I am thinking of using FME.Is it possible to use FME or any other ...
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MapInfo Universal Translator turning integer columns to decimal

I've got a TAB file that I am using FME Universal Translator in MapInfo 12.5 to turn into a SHP. The input TAB file has a variety of columns, some are floats and some are integers. The output ...
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How to translate geoexplorer to another language

I am trying to translate Geoexplorer to Swedish language. The information in Google on how to do this is very limited. Can someone light me up with a step by step? Regads, Abel