A coordinate-based data model that represents geographic features as points, lines, and polygons.

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Selecting/Exporting points from one layer that do not overlap with the points from another layer in Qgis

I am working with QGIS and have the following problem to solve: I have 2 point layers. Layer 1 has more points than Layer 2 but all points of Layer 2 have the same position as Layer 1. I need to find ...
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QGIS: Delete information from rasters and shapes that are out of country borders [duplicate]

I am trying to make topographic maps for some countries and show only those countries. I already created reliefs from SRTM-data and imported lake and river data from Natural Earth. Now I want to ...
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Why don't shapefiles online contain the coastline (country borders)?

I have searched everywhere and Geofabric has the best packages of shps yet doesn't have the coastline of countries. I'm talking about the line that demarcates a country i suppose they are called ...
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Georeferencing/Spatial Adjusting of vector river dataset to DEM in ArcGIS

I have a huge dataset of vector river data (over 10'000 rivers) which are saved in a shapefile and were initially derived from a topographic map. However when comparing this vector to DEM data (SRTM ...
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Calculating the minimum distance between points and polygons in QGIS

I have two vector layers: one point and one polygon and I want to calculate the minimum distance of each point from the polygons (ie the distance from the closest point of the closest polygon). Is ...
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Select features intersecting a linestring in QGIS

I wrote a python plugin that grabs all (vector, linestring) features between two points on the map. At the moment, I select all features intersecting the rectangle around these two points, and then ...
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Adding features to a vectorlayer using checkbox

I'm trying to add features to a vector layer using a checkbox. var featureOverlay = new.ol.FeatureOverlay; $("input:checkbox").each(function(){ var $this = $(this); ...
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QGIS equivalent to MapInfo Sum Attributes for selected vector objects?

I´m looking for QGIS equivalent to the basic MapInfo tool "Sum Attributes". I´ll explain what it does: For selected objects in a vector layer, a popup window shows basic statistics such as: - Sum ...
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Easily calculate “roundness/compactness” of a polygon

I am trying to find ways to quantitatively describe the shapes of various polygons. For my project, these polygons represent lakes, rivers, lagoons, and parks. So they can be almost any shape. One ...
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Create Multiple Circle

I am trying to make many points in a map as a grid. The code makes what I expect but the time to load is quite long so I suppose that there should be other ways to be more efficient drawing many ...
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Can't export customer's shapefile to latitude and longitude

I'm very new to this application so bear with me. I hope that I am missing something very elementary. I have a shapefile supplied by my customer. I need to get the latitude and longitude for each ...
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Representing overlapping polylines in QGIS

I have several shapefiles representing bus lines with different colors for each segment, however, because the lines are exactly superposed, only the shapefile on top can be seen. Is there a way to ...
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Openlayers 3 Circle Vectors Not Visible

I have two coordinates which are projected in EPSG: 3857 coord1 = [-10399758.486973494, 5604341.818491254] coord2 = [-10402629.416641055, 5593700.936383396] I'm trying to get them to appear, ...
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Looking for an annotated vectorial map of the world

I'm looking for an annotated vectorial (PS/SVG/...) map of the world (+countries). Wikipedia contains many vectorial maps (e.g: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Blank_SVG_maps_of_the_world ...
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QGIS - save vector poly layer into individual shp files? [duplicate]

Using QGIS v2.8.1, I have a directory of GeoTiff images. Using the raster ‘Tile Index’ plug-in (selecting “location” as the file index), I am able to create perfectly matched vector polys that I can ...
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Merge multiple geojson-polygons

Lets say I have a very big image With a polygon in it: I want to polygonize this very big image with gdal polygonize. But the image is too big, so I dont have enough memory to polygonize that ...
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Fill larger polygon empty space with closest subset of polygons

Looking for an ArcGIS or QGIS solution. I need to divide up the space of the large single green polygon. Each new polygon would represent "nearness" to the purple polygons and have the ID of the ...
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Vector Mapping for iOS?

Are there any vector map data providers with API's, that i can use to build my app on iOS natively (not on a webview). Specifically im looking for: For a library/framework that uses existing map ...
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Where do I get Elevation Data for Scotland?

So I am new here and I arrived here because I have been searching for quality elevation data for the entire Scotland but I have not succeeded yet. Kindly help if you know where to get the data Raster ...
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Previewing data type of vector layers in QGIS Browser?

One of the features I really like about ArcGIS is that in the Catalog pane, it will show you what vector data type (whether it be point, line, or polygon) a layer is in the little icon, which is quite ...
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Does interpolation create a vector or raster?

I have been reading about interpolation and am trying to understand whether interpolation results in a vector or raster. Say I have a layer of points and I am interested in creating a raster that fits ...
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Clip tool does not work Qgis [closed]

Is there any particular reason why I cannot clip in QGIS (2.8)? I have a Vectorgrid which I created based on another shape - namely a country. Now I want to clip the vectorgrid to the size of the ...
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“Node tool: could not snap to a segment on the current layer” message

I have a strange issue. Editing a layer with node tool I get always the following message: "Node tool: could not snap to a segment on the current layer." This error happens to me even with a fresh ...
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How to turn a vectorgraph into raster correctly?

In QGIS2.8 version, I added several points in a point vectorgraph. When using the grid - > Conversion - > rasterized vector , The results turn out into a black figure. How to turn a vectorgraph into ...
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QGIS 2.8 Convert a vector to a raster layer

When I change a vector layer to raster using raster button->converse->Vector rasterization in QGIS2.8. I get only a black picture. Why is that so and how can I convert a vector layer to a raster ...
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Libraries to render vector-based maps in the browser

Is there a open source JavaScript library like leaflet or openlayer which can be used in a web or mobile application and loads vector-based maps instead of images? I only need the road information and ...
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WFS to Vector Tiles

Is there, by some miracle, an existing piece of software which is able to convert a (3rd party, GeoServer) WFS feed into vector tiles? In a utopian world, this would happen on the fly, but a ...
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How to suppress polygon boundaries shared by objects of same type in QGIS?

Given polygons - like landcover in OpenStreetMap or street areas in cadastre - how can one suppress those polygon boundaries which are shared by objects (features) of same type in QGIS (see figure ...
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How to reproject all the vector files in a folder to a particular projection using ogr2ogr?

We have a folder with all sorts of vector files like tab,shp,dxf. Many of the files are in different projection. I would like to convert all the files to EPSG: 4326 and eventually the non-shapefiles ...
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How to change the style of a vector layer on a button click

Is there a way to change the style (e.g. color) of a vector layer on button click? I have defined a vector layer like this: new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("WFS", { style: myStyle, ...
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ArcGIS Layers same coordinates not lining up [duplicate]

I have a large polygon for a borough, and smaller polygons for the local authorities within it (they divide up the borough). When I add the smaller polygon layers, the polygon appears distorted and ...
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Openlayers - Problem with selecting features from overlapping vector layers

I face the following problem. I have two vector layers. One has linestring and the other point geometry. When I add this line to my point geometry vector layer: pointLayer.setZIndex( 1001 ...
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Select feature within radius

I am developing a plugin (C++) and somehow I am stuck (I am very new to this). I start the plugin which has an own gui. There is a button to select features from the vector layer. Clicked on it, the ...
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Display list of OpenLayers Features which are currently visible on screen

I have an OpenLayers map a few thousand Points of Interest. These POIs are Vector Features rendered in a Vector Layer. We are loading the POIs once in order to minimize load on the server. Next to ...
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How to make a density map from polygons/rasters (ArcGIS)

I would like to make a density map of grasslands. I have a vector layer of habitat classifications, I would like to a density map of grasslands within a specified radius. My thoughts are to: ...
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Split Lines at Intersection of Other Lines

I have two line layers (roads and contours in this example) and I would like to split the roads layer every time it crosses/intersects a feature on the contour layer. I can't seem to find a tool that ...
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Calculating coverage of vector polygon over other polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shp file that contains a lidar footprint and I'm trying to figure out how much a county is covered by the lidar footprint. Two separate shape files. The attribute table for the county layer ...
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Ol3 displaying a vector layer

I have GeoJson that happily displays on GeoJson.IO that I am trying to display on a Vector Layer on an Open Layers 3 Map. The GeoJSON is in EPSG:4326, the Map is in EPSG:3857. My Code is: view = ...
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uk postcode outcode border data

I am aware of this: First character boundaries However, this only gives you the borders for, for example, 'L' rather than: L1, L10, L11, L12 etc. Can I obtain these fine grained border data from ...
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How can I programatically create and add features to a memory layer in QGIS 1.9?

I had a working plugin in QGIS 1.8 which read data from an MSAccess database and added it to a series of memory layers. There is some processing involved in the interim so I don't think simply using ...
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Tiling Vector data without losing geometrical and topological information

I am trying to figure out a way to sub-divide a vector based map into smaller blocks. I can tile the map based on different strategies such as q-tree. However, it is unavoidable to cut some polylines ...
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How to convert a vector map to raster in Qgis?

I am creating a thematic map (vector data) with different classes. How to convert this vector map to a raster map, keeping the classification?
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Is it possible to add house numbers using the Mapbox Street Vector Tiles source in Tilemill2?

Title says it all. Does anyony know if the house number is included in Mapbox’ vector tiles, and if so how to access it for styling? Thanks for any advice!
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How can I add vector tiles to my tileserver?

I created my own tileserver under ubuntu 12.04 as described here: http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ now I want to serve the tiles as vectors, I found this: ...
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Self-hosting Mapbox vector tiles

As presented in a talk at FOSS4G Mapbox Studio allows to create Mapbox vector tiles and export them as a .mbtiles file. The mapbox-gl.js library can be used to dynamically style and render Mapbox ...
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What does vector tiled map mean?

I'm working on an application that renders geoJSON into OpenLayers map. The idea is about not having PNG images downloaded from external services (OSM or Bing) but having geo information in geoJSON ...
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How to cache and server pre-rendered vector tiles in pbf format?

I want to serve vector tiles server in pbf format. For that I used Mapnik-vector-tiles which is bundled by avecado. Using avecado_server i can render pbf tiles on the fly using ./avecado_server ...
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How to create a syntesis map ( eg. climatic vulnerability) in Qgis [duplicate]

My final goal is to create a synthesis map of climatic vulnerabilities composed by different thematic variable with different weights. I would like to ask for support for the following issues: For ...
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Downloading data after clipping

I have an issue with downloading data from GeoServer after clipping layers: 1. I can download vector layers as GeoJSON and GML, but cannot download as shape-zip: file becomes corrupted; 2. I cannot ...
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QGIS moving the layer/all features using Vector Affine Transformation

I'm using QGIS to analyse some flight tracks which were produced using a different software. Now when they are on QGIS the reference point of everything is on 0,0 which is the aerodrome reference ...