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Select all features close to clicked

I have an openlayers map with more then 20000 features not in wms, only in vector layer. I have a control to select features, but sometimes it's really hard to select, specially the lines, and also ...
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Adding time stamps to animation slides with OSS tools

I would like to create an animation with time lapse values printed on the PNG file. For this purpose I have created in QGIS a vector layer that stores timestamp and temperature value pairs for various ...
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How to raster vector- and shape-files correctly

does anybody know how to convert vector- and shape-files correctly? Doesn't work with tab Raster/convert/vector to shape files. The output always contains strange input-data (wrong and strange ...
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Projecting polygon when calculating its area? [duplicate]

I have a broad range of polygons (in vector format and in SpatialPolygonsDataFrame class), some going east-west, others going south-north, while even others span polar regions or very large ranges as ...
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Looking for Android, offline, mobile app for field campaign?

In the frame of an international project in agriculture monitoring, I have to propose a mobile app that will be used as a reference for field working. The minimum requirements of such an application ...
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why can't i export geometry data from a shapefile?

I saved the layer using "vector save as" box but even when adding GEOMETRY=AS_XY in the layer box, the csv only showed the id and no gemetry data.
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Why do layers appear in the wrong order in QGIS 2.2?

I have a problem with in which order my vector and raster layers appear in QGIS. I have raster that I want to be the background of my other layers (vector). I place the vector layers on top in the ...
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Techniques for Filtering the Attribute Table in QGIS's Print Composer

For the legend of a trail map I'm working on I'd like to show the trails and their lengths. I have this data in the table. The problem is that not all of the features (lines) have a name or length. ...
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Creating Many Uneven Buffers

Qgis 2.2, Windows 7 I am looking to create buffers around city lights (the raster). Currently, I have simple polygon buffers around the point layer (oecdminusa), but this is not accurately capturing ...
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Calculating Percent Overlap Between Distribution Maps

Hello there, I am currently trying to calculate the percent overlap (basically the total amount of overlap where these two species come into contact) between Lithobates catesbeiana (first image) ...
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How to add tree height values to raster / vector data?

I am new to working with raster data and I am trying to teach myself a few things. I have what I think is a simple problem but I can't seem to figure this one out after a few hours of searching Arc ...
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vector file is used by two mapsets at a time in grass gis

i want to study about vector processing.if a vector file is used by two mapsets at a time, which one will be saved first and why.if a team want to work on the same set of shape files, what is the ...
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Editing QGIS point layer: retrieve attributes of intersecting line layer

I'm creating a custom editing form using QGIS 2.0 and would like to modify the mouse event when creating a point. I've gotten a start by reading this thread: How to programatically check for a mouse ...
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how to easily serve vector layer with extra attributes for openlayers

On a website I'd like to show an openstreetmap with buildings colored by a certain feature (tag). So far I was able to extract the buildings for a bounding box, save them as an osm file and load it ...
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Generating a vector contour map of fictional terrain

Originally I had asked this on the Graphics Design SE but after some realization of the question I was asking, it's probably better to ask it here. I'm making a fantasy world map in illustrator that ...
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CartoDB map in openlayers

Is there a way that i can upload my CartoDB map in Openlayers as a WMS layer or Vector layer. Here is the my CartoDB map link. http://cdb.io/1nxdrpf
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Trace vector map from GeoTiff, Garmin

My goal is to create a vector map for my Garmin GPS by tracing over a topo raster. The vector data would be exported in ESRI SHP format and later converted for Garmin. So far, I can load the geo ...
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Positional error of line features

Does anyone know how to model the error in the spatial location of a line? I think Survey Analyst extension in ArcGIS had a possibility to construct ellipse errors but it is not available any more. Is ...
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Turn vector layer in raster layer based on cost

Hy, I am trying to rasterize some vector layers into raster layers and I know this is possible with QGIS by using the rasterize function in the raster menu but I don't know how to do the following ...
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QGIS 2.0 Automatic generation of a vector layer out of a point layer

I am an environmental engineer and the aim of my QGIS 2.0 project is to visualize the results of a sewage water system inspection. In a first step I included the hoppers from a csv file and added a ...
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Using Affine Transformation to expand polygons in QGIS

I have a shape file, and I'd like to grow each feature by 13.7% or 14%. The program crashes every-time I try to use affine transformation. Any recommendations? I don't have a license for ARCgis. ...
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QGIS combine Vectorlayer and Rasterlayer to one shapefile

I have to create some Thematic Maps, especially Choropleth Maps on Matlab. Therefore i've found a shapefile which I can use, but need to draw some lines there. I've imported my shapefile as a Vector ...
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How to achieve labeling in openlayers as Google did?

I am tried to find a solution for my question. Please look the images below. Google Google are awesome!!.. They are doing fantastic technique in labeling part. Please look the marked labels, the ...
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Invalid geometry message when using Difference tool

I am using the Vector \ Geoprocessing \ Difference tool to get the resulting area when taking a) current ground disturbance away from b) historic total ground disturbance to give c) what has been ...
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GRASS GIS - v.select- ERROR: bad allocation -

I'm quite new to Grass GIS. I have two vector maps, one of a grid (each grid cell is a polygon) and one of a much larger polygon. I've been trying to select the grid cells that lie completely within ...
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How to automatically transform between base layer and vector layer in OpenLayers

I have a simple example on http://jsfiddle.net/29bsw/ I have a map with an OSM layer as base layer and an additional vector layer. The projection of the map is defined as EPSG:900913 and the ...
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Geomedia WebMap WFS to vector marker layer in Openlayers

Looking for minimal example/advice on getting a WFS service to show up as a vector layer with markers/icons in Openlayers map. I have created the WFS service in Geomedia WebMap 6.01.11.19 and the ...
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Qgis ver.2.2 can not load osm file

I have download shapefile osm with vector >> osm >> downdload data in qgis ver. 2.2. When i I open osm data,qgis not responding. I hope someone could help me. Thanks
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Is there any GRASS command to measure the distance between a point in rastermap and another in vector map?

I have a question about WinGRASS 6.4.3. Is there any GRASS script command to measure the distance between a point in rastermap and another in vector map? I have a raster map and a vector map. Raster ...
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Where to get the modern Constellations as a vector File?

Does anyone know where I can get a vector version (shapefile/TAB) of the modern star constellations for the entire sky? Wikipedia has a SVG - ...
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Show the paths but not roadsides and driveways in the line layer

I want to display paths in the woods but the paths are all in One (line) layer that contains all roadsides, pavements, drivvays, but also paths, tractor road and other relevant roads in, and up to the ...
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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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Vector Tile Rendering on iOS

I'm developing an iOS app for displaying my own custom map data (on GeoServer). The SDK I'm using to display my map is route-me (Alpstein fork) as the map viewer for now. route-me supports raster ...
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Zonal statistics won't work after re-projecting vector layer

I have qgis 2.0. I want to analyze raster information within a buffer of 30 miles around a vector layer of cities across the world. However, both the raster and the vector are in WGS84. I have no ...
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Polygonize(raster to vector) [closed]

I have been install QGIS 2.0.1.when I use Polygonize (Raster to vector)for convert jpg to shp I get error message such as: C:\windows\123.exe is not recognized as an internal or external ...
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Multiple vertices after editing giving wrong start and end x, y co-ordinates

I have a small problem which I have been fighting to solve but in vain. Initially I generated some polylines across the river at various locations. I found some of them are smaller in size and not ...
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Shifting Polyline Feature Class

I need to horizontally shift a Polyline feature class (clip1diss) (just one raw) 360 degrees East (deltaX = 360). It would be the equivalent as to "Move" in an Edit session in ArcMap but I cannot ...
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QGIS problems getting layers to line up correctly.

I am trying to add a raster layer and a vector layer to qgis. I have set both of their CSR to NAD83 Oklahoma North State Plane. It doesn't seem to work even with all the files set to those CSR. ...
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How to capture contour lines from OSM cycle map as vector?

In QGIS, there is a plugin to insert a OSM cycle map layer, that brings as an image from http. But I can't convert this OSM Plugin layer to a raster image. I can't even imagine how to get the contour ...
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GRASS Add Vector Point

I need to do a viewshed analysis using GRASS. I've got the DEMs loaded; and I simply want to input several (2-4) points (like 41.12345N, 122.34567W from GPS). What is the simplest, most ...
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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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Cropping elements from one layer to an element from another

I'm trying to make a hex map of a country (Russia, in this case). To do this, I've opened a map of Russia in QGIS (from Natural Earth), set up my projection, and created a hex grid with MMQGIS. So ...
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changing unit of area from unknown unit to square meters

I am using Qgis 1.8 and I have this polygon.Now I wanted to know the area of this polygon and i have used field calculator and it shows my area as 651692439.under general tab crs is : EPSG:4326 - WGS ...
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Is there a tool to buffer features with more than one distance value in GRASS GIS?

I´m looking for a tool like Multiple-Ring-Buffer in ArcGIS, but for GRASS GIS to be able to buffer with different distances but only having to start the process once.
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Show only some buildings

How do I show only some buildings? I only need to show 3 cabins in the forrest, but not every house in the whole village around, and the city close by. Maybe some of the symbol buildings in the city ...
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Show alternating contour lines

Is it possible to show only every other counture line? And how do you do that? (Im new to QGIS Lisboa 1.8.0, but even newer to QGIS Dufour 2.0.1, but have used ArcGIS a bit a while ago, and also ...
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.svg georeference?

How would I go about taking a layer from AI or Inkscape and importing it into Arc? I've got a vector drawing I want to use and I know I need to georeference it but I'm lost as to how. I also can't ...
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How to best intersect vector data with raster data?

I have Open Street Map [OSM] data imported so that I can access the geometry of buildings. I have also loaded SRTM digital height data from NASA from a GeoTIFF raster. I have projected the raster into ...
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Joining csv file to vector layer in Processing modeler?

I am trying to join a simple csv file of values to a vector layer within Processing modeler. The match would be on an id held by both files. The csv file has no geometry. I can do this easily in ...
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How to prepare a multi-colored vector layer?

I need to present a multi-colored vector layer and something similar to below: I need to prepare the vector layer by making use with the data set available in my database. Inside my database, I ...