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SEXTANTE toolbox - GRASS error

I am trying to use the SEXTANTE module GRASS (and SAGA) for vector analysis but whatever function I use I always get the same error:"Could not load layer: G:/closest.shp Check the SEXTANTE log to look ...
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Convert Graphics to Vector in QGIS

I am wondering if there is a way to convert a graphic produced from symbology in QGIS to a vector layer (ie: shapefile). I have a point layer with bearing direction in the attribute table. Following ...
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Looking for a mobile app for a field campaign with specific spec

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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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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GDAL polygonize lines

I have a raster file containing roads (left image). I polygonize the raster file with GDAL (see the script below). In the end I like to have vector lines. However GDAL only gives me something like ...
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Cross-browser marker animation in OpenLayers

Currently I'm trying to implement animated markers in OpenLayers. I'm using PNGs for the markers, set by the externalGraphic style property on an OpenLayers.Layer.Vector. I need to be able to make ...
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How to create a line layer which connects a point layer to a line layer?

In the map shown below, I have manually created the dummy lines (in green). Using python, and without using PostGIS or sextante, I would like to automate the creation of these dummy links between a ...
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Is there a tool for automated quality assurance for vector data captured on raster data?

I wonder whether is any tool(or script) in ArcGIS or QGIS which allows to make an automated quality assurance for vector data captured on raster data? vector data on binary raster:
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Is there a way to create raster by interpolating point values using GeoTools 8.2?

im new in using GeoTools (8.2). I was able to create shp from asc file which contains my data. Now my question is is there a simple way to create (interpolate) a simple shapefile (only points) to ...
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How to get turn angle, line orientation and line length in ArcMap 9.3.1?

I am mapping and analysing animal movements using arcgis 9.3.1 along with Hawthorne Beyer's GME, and am trying to utilise the correlated random walk commands, but in order to do this I need to find ...
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How can I improve the resolution of a vector grid made in north pole stereographic projection?

I've been struggling with this for a while and wondered if someone could lend a hand. I have a map which already has sampling points from centroids in a 35x35km grid that was created in north pole ...
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How to render a transparent raster layer on top of one or more vector layers with PyQgis?

I been trying to render a map with a 3 vector layers and one raster layer. The idea is that the raster layer should be on top of the other 3 vector layers. The problem is that even when I add the ...
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Moving legend items up and down in QGIS

How can I change sort order in layer properties styles tab? The only way I've found is to change their labels and order by it.
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OpenLayers Google v3 and other layers drift apart

I'm stuck. My code works with OSM, but I need it to work with Google as well. The problem is simply that Google v3 and my other layers are not playing well together at all. They don't zoom together. ...
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popular solution for display both tiles and vector data in android map app

We are planning to build a location based app like google map in android. We have some experiences in the PC development,that's to say we have a similar javascript api like google map javascript api, ...
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how to search a vector/wfs layer

I'm using Geoserver/PostGIS/openLayers I've succesfully set a vector layer. And now I'm trying to create a search functionality. But something goes wrong. First I set up the layer and add some basic ...
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How to Create a Vector Field from Separate u and v Data Files?

I am using Quantum GIS and trying to create a vector field using data from two separate netcdfs. One contains the u data, one contains the v data. Can this be done, and if so, how? Thanks. Jason
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problem with saving to esri file

I was using Wroclaw 1.7/GDAL 1.9(earlier release)/Grass 6.4/GSL 1.15-2 and started getting the following message when saving any item to esri format. "Export to vector file failed. Error: creation of ...
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Overlay Shapefile onto Geotiff

I have a Geotiff map and I want to overlay a Shapefile onto it. Ideally I want to specify a 'nice' style for the polygons e.g. have them opaque (for now all polygons should be the same). I want to ...
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Creating a sidewalk map for a walkability survey

If I wanted to do my own walkability survey of my city, what tools could I use? I have map data from OpenStreetMap, but I have to consider that streets have two sides (which aren't always accessible ...
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How to create a rainfall raster from rainfall contours?

I downloaded a free rainfall data from the Philippine GIS Data Clearinghouse (PhilGIS) which are vector lines. How can I extract the data points from this? I want to extract it because i will be ...
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How to compare two sets of points in QGIS?

I have two point layers with XYZ data: 1 set are points measured at the field and the second set is a Lidar data set. I want to check the accuracy of the lidar in comparence to the measured data. Is ...
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MapServer: UV_ANGLE not calculated correctly?

I'm following this example given on the MapServer website. But the angle of the raster is incorrect: The data is my grib files is correct, and should not yield these perfect opposite directions. ...
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Method for identifying upstream segments

I need to add to the attribute table of a stream network layer a column that can identify all upstream segments that contribute to the segment (for each segment). My best idea at the moment is to ...
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How to automatically vectorize data from WMS?

I am facing a problem, when I have a historic map in WMS layer and I need to get buildings from this map (approx. 2000) to vector layer fo further analysis. Is there any workflow how to ...
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Is there a decent algorithm in QGIS Process Modeller to create a grid?

I am using Process Modeller to automate merging several vector layers and then creating a grid to cover the extent of the merged layer. There are functions which already exist which are not listed in ...
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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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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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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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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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Updated: Openlayers Vector Layers with Google Map Base Layer (via Grid): Vectors Stick but can't get correct resolution/projection

Revamping this question instead of opening a new one. Previous issue: vector layers were not "sticking" to the map, so when you would zoom in or out the vector layers would "come out" at you. Note ...
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How to auto-fill a new point vector in a vector layer?

When I work in-situ I manually add points in my shape-file. I would like that when I add a new point some attributes would already filled with values calculated programmatically. E.g in my first ...
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Delete polygon underlap?

I am editing a layer in QGIS with severe polygon overlaps. Is there a way to delete the underlapping portions (i.e. the invisible parts) using QGIS? If I import the layer into GRASS using the ...
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OpenLayers - Features in cloned layer changes style with original feature

Please help! My situation is that, I clone() a "newLayer" from an "oldLayer" with its features. Both of them seems correct at first. But then when I tried to change the style of "featureA" in the ...
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Loading Vector Layer PyQGIS Issues

I am trying to follow PYQGIS documentation for loading a shapefile from inside a script. http://www.qgis.org/pyqgis-cookbook/intro.html I was able to set the datasource and run the QgsVectorLayer ...
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convert vector with multiple attributes to multiple rasters

I have a vector polygon feature with multiple attributes/fields. Ultimately, I want to convert it to a raster 'stack,' whereby each of the attributes/fields will be a different band of the raster ...
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Align OpenLayer raster with OS Mapping Vector

I have an OS Vector map of a town in Ireland. When I load the Google Satellite Raster from the Open Layers plugin, the results are slightly off, by about 2m, probably due to ariel persepective. I'm ...
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Can I edit WMS layer or KML layer?

I am using Openlayers and until now i have been using OSM as background and i got points from my db (mySQL) and add them to vector layer, then i could modify them and save it back to the server. now i ...
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Line segment connectivity analysis in FME

I have a set of line segments, all of them snapped at the endpoints: As seen in the above image, the line segments appear in groups (4 in this example). Question: I would like to determine which ...
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GRASS GIS SDTS Manipulation

Preface: I'm a total GIS noob. Flame away. I'm learning GIS in my free-time and with free resources. I realize that is likely going to force me on the learn-fast-or-giveup track, but here it goes... ...
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Flow direction for line segments

My sanitary sewer data (shapefiles) is being merged with data from another GIS firm for a large project and they are asking me to flip all my line segments because they believe they are backwards but ...
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Problem using grid with a vector layer

I need to establish a model of maritime pollution and I try to use the grid option to work on ocean sectors. I tried to use my grid on a vector file, .shp, with points. Each point is a maritime ...
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Base station coverage analysis in QGIS

I want to find base station coverage for a instant location. I have building data. And i determine optimum coverage as 500m far away from a base station (buffer). So how can i find optimum base ...
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Looking for best practice to connect multiple road vector line layers for routing (pgRouting) purposes

The Data I have: Bridges (line layer) Municipal_roads (line layer and does not include information in Bridges) State_roads (line layer that doesn't include Municipal_roads or Bridges) Question: ...
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How to update polygon field with point count for multiple rows? (Temporal point-in-polygon)

I have a shapefile with several regions. It contains basic info like ID, Code, Name1, Name2, etc. It is overlaid with a shapefile of points (nearly 200k). Each point represents an event with a type ...
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How to config geoserver to read style of vector layer from postgis/SQL store?

I've imported vector layers from map info pro to both SQL server and post gis using easy loader. In both cases I've included style column in the exported table. When I create new store in geoserver ...
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SQL server 08 Limitations

The Soil SURvey GeOgraphic (SSURGO) database is a set of very large and complicated shapefiles. We want to load all of the shapefiles for the US into a national SQL database. Are there import ...
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calibrating vector line in qgis

I have loaded GPS points into a QGIS vector layer. I also imported a vector line from a dxf file which doesn't have georeferencing. I would like to fit in line geometry between the GPS points - how ...
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Qgis 1.9 on Ubuntu 12.04 constant crashes as soon as I try to do anything

I can get a google earth physical layer open but as soon as I try to open a vector file it crashes-just goes away-no error message, nothing
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Polygon symmetry detection

I was wondering if there was any way to create main axis (axis of symmetry) lines for polygons. I have polygons that represents buildings. I will want to find main axes (axis of symmetry) for those ...