Well-known text (WKT) is a text markup language for representing vector geometry objects on a map, spatial reference systems of spatial objects and transformations between spatial reference systems.

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QGIS 2.2 saving layer as CSV with GEOMETRY=AS_WKT not working

Just upgraded to QGIS 2.2 and it looks like saving a layer as CSV doesn't support GEOMETRY=AS_WKT anymore. The new Layer Options portion of the save dialog is cool but it looks like GEOMETRY and ...
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WKT for local mine grid

I have been trying to create a WKT entry to use in gdalwarp etc. I need an affine transform from coordinates in MGA94 Zone 54 to our local mine grid. All efforts have so far failed, including using ...
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How to create path based on waypoints?

I am trying to map flight paths and compare historic paths with current ones (so I later need to perform some calculations as distances between them). For this task I am using QGIS on OSX 10.9.1 As ...
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How can I convert a csv file of WKT data to a shape file using QGIS 2.01

Is it possible to create a Shapefile directly from a csv WKT file in QGIS 2.01? WKT POLYGON(...) POLYGON(...) Save as shapefile doesn't seem to work. Thanks!
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Converting wkt to geojson with OpenLayers

I am trying to convert wkt to geojson wit OpenLayers. I wrote my code based on this question (geojson to wkt). That's what I have so far, but it is not working. Any ideas? var = ...
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Using Terraformer to convert to WKT

I'm using Terraformer to parse some ArcGIS JSON into a Terraformer primitive. I'd like to store the geometry in PostGIS for other purposes. So I'm trying to use the WKT.convert tool to convert this ...
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Trying to read string-based binary (?) code into something like WKT to be read by a spatial database

I've recently received some parcel data that has "shape" columns which are strings by default and look something like this: ...
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Converting WKT to WKB

How can I convert a WKT string to a WKB byte[] in Java using postgis functions? I need to save that WKT string in a postgis database (geometry column. Thanks
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Probably base64 encoded WKB - Reading in QGis/ArcGIS?

I have a probably base64 encoded WKB string. How would I load that feature represented by the string into QGis or ArcGIS? I found the QGis QuickWKT plugin, but that does not handle my base64 encoded ...
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get wkt from geometry in lat lon format

Using the plane geometry editor plugin in qgis 2.0, WKT representation of a feature is shown. The result is in the lon1 lat1,lon2 lat2 format. e.g. POLYGON((85.43523762804622379 ...
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Converting geojson to wkt with OpenLayers

I was just wondering if there was a good way to convert GeoJson data to WKT data using OpenLayers. The method I've tried is to create a Feature.Vector with the GeoJson and then tried using ...
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add wkt representation of the geometry as field in qgis

I have the shapefile of boundaries loaded in qgis. I want to add a field in the file which is WKT representation of the feature. Update As Nathan W answered I used geomToWKT( $geometry ) and got ...
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How to construct geographies from WKTs

I am using a SQL Server 2012 database. I have noticed that geometries and geographies interpret WKTs differently. For instance, if I construct a square polygon, clockwise: DECLARE @geom ...
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Openlayer is very slow when using WKT Multipolygon with a large number of Points

I'm showing the boundaries of cyprus regions using openlayers with vector layer, I get the coords from a shapefile which has a lot of points, for instance some regions can have a multipolygon with in ...
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can Well Known Text tables be used effectively, stored in Access or Base?

My question is: How do I import WKT text data back into QGIS, and how useful could Base or Access be in storing the data using WKT rather than spatially enabling it within a proper GIS database, like ...
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How can i programmaticly get the WKT from WKID?

Is there some way (in C#/silverlight) to get the WKT from some web service with just the WKID?
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Mapguide and OpenLayers SRS WKT

I am trying to create OpenLayers vector features based on WKT strings that I retrieve from a MapGuide server. I have successfully gotten the proper geometry to be rendered, but I do not know how to ...
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Represent full globe in Oracle Spatial

In SQL Server 2012 I can do this: -- Construct a new FullGlobe object (a WGS84 ellipsoid) DECLARE @Earth geography = 'FULLGLOBE' -- Calculate the area of the earth SELECT PlanetArea = ...
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Iterating polygons on a SpatialPolygonsDataFrame in R with readWKT

I have fetched some data (39 objects) from my PostGIS database and converted this data into a matrix: rs <- dbSendQuery(con, "SELECT ST_AsText(polygon_accumulation) AS ShapeWKT from ...
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How to change 0,360 WKT string to -180,180?

I'm reading POLYGON WKT strings using OpenLayers.Format.WKT().read(). The polygons use 0,360 longitudes but my map is -180,180. When I display the polygons on the map they are displayed outside of the ...
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How does MYSQL accept the WKT representation of a polygon with holes?

I have a set of coordinates that creates a polygon with holes in it. I'm using qgis with mmqgis to extract. How does MYSQL accept the WKT representation of a polygon with holes? By holes I mean ...
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How to read csv with WKT geometry in Arcmap?

I have found several parcels I need on a county map viewer. However, the only option to download any of the data is found on a click context menu to "Copy selection as csv" which gives me this: ...
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OpenLayers - changing layer type (wms to OSM) and WKT transformation problems

I've created the very simple tool which utilizes OpenLayers.Format.WKT with DrawFeature - polygon and ModifyFeature together, so I can create and modify, load and save polygons in/from WKT format. ...
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Detecting invalid WKT in text column in SQL Server

I've got a whole load of WKT data in a SQL Server table, of which I'm trying to detect the validity. I'm currently doing a query like this: UPDATE f SET f."CurrentGeomValid" = ...
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PostGis functions vs. EWKT [duplicate]

While using PostGis, we can query using EWKT format like: SRID=4326;POINT(lon lat) or use the functions defined by PostGis itself. For example: ST_SetSRID( ST_MakePoint( lon , lat ) , 4326 ) I'm ...
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Write WKT/WKB to File Geodatabase using FGDB API

Is there a way to set the geometry of a row using either WKT or WKB with the File Geodatabase API? Is there any other way to write spatial data to the file gdb using the fgdb api without having to go ...
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OpenLayers create marker (feature with icon) from WKT

I have a point object WKT. Like this: POINT (25.04568 48.221548). Also I have an icon in my project folder. My goal is to show on a map an icon that represents a feature. Can it be just a normal ...
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Google Maps Polygon to WKT

I need to convert a Google Maps polygon object (can has multi paths and holes) to wkt string (multipolygon) at client. Then i'll able to save polygon as geography in Sql Server 2012. I tried Wicket ...
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From where can i download WKT files for US zip codes? [duplicate]

From where can i download WKT files for US zip codes ?? i need to plot zip code boundary on a map using open layers
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How to convert EPSG:900913 or EPSG:4326 to EPSG:27700 using Proj4js (or to set displayProjection to EPSG:27700) [duplicate]

I'm using openlayers to create a vector feature (e.g. polygon, point) and i would like the geometry values of these vectors to be stored as EPSG:27700 coordinates (so when i send them off in WKT ...
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Trying to convert to EPSG:27700 (Ordnance Survey) projection, unable to do so

I'm trying to code an interface that allows a user to draw a vector shape on openstreetmap, which is then converted to a WKT string, processed by the server and sent of as a WFS query to emapsite ...
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How to convert drawn vector feature from EPSG:900913 to EPSG:4326

My script allows you to drawn shapes on an openlayers map, and then to get the WKT information from that shape, except the returned coordinates are in 900913 and i need them to be in lat/lon. thanks
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Is there any efficient way to convert Geojson to WKT?

I want to use ST_GeomFromText() to load vector data to PostGIS. However, I don't know how to convert from Geojson type to WKT. N.B. I know I can use OGR2OGR to upload the geojson directly, but I just ...
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WKT number format inconsistent?

The WKT specification allows both period and comma to be the decimal separator in floating-point numbers (section 7.2.1): <decimal point> ::= <period> | <comma> However, a ...
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Are there any online WKT editors?

I've been using QGIS and it's great. However, we can't use that because it has to be installed (please, don't ask). Instead, what we need to do are very simple administrative boundary drawings over a ...
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How can I find the SRID from the WKT out of a GRIB file?

I have a grib2 file which I'm trying to import into PostGIS 2.0 Raster and process. Trouble is, I can't figure out what the SRID is supposed to be, or one close enough for government work. Running ...
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WKB to WKT JavaScript function

Turns out json isn't so good at transporting binary data. But with HTML5, XHR2 is now capable of transferring blobs cleanly. I'm looking to transfer binary geometry (to save bandwidth) and decode it ...
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ArcSDE/ST_Geometry: Can I store polygon and point geometries in same row?

In the system I'm building, we've got a facility that can be represented as either a point, or a point within a polygon (the point in the polygon may or may not be the polygon's centroid). I'm using ...
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QGIS on Mac WKT import problem

QGIS 1.8.0 Mac OSX 10.6.8 These problems seem to be specific to Mac, as two Windows users don't have the problem. Import a file as a vector: TEST.CSV id;wkt 1;"POLYGON((10 10,20 20,20 30,20 ...
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How to convert geometry to WKT using ArcPy?

I would like to be able to convert a single feature (or potentially many features) in an ArcGIS layer into Well Known Text (WKT) format during a geoprocessing operation using Python and ArcPy (no ...
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Plotting large numbers of objects on a chart using R and WKT format

I am retrieving thousands of geometry lines in WKT format from a Microsoft SQL Server database. I would like to plot all of those lines in one map, but I am having some difficulty with the code. How ...
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What traits identify 2D, 2.5D, 3D geometries, and how can you convert downward, such as from 2.5D to 2D?

In answering this question, posed by @Burton449, I came to realize I don't have a definitive grasp on what distinguishes 2D, 2.5D, and 3D geometries. I certainly realize Z/elevation values are ...
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How a PHP script can perform point, line and polygon operation on Geoserver and PostGIS (+wkt) [duplicate]

I want to show my shape file and LULC map (vector and raster data) on internet explorer (locally). How should I configure PHP and Geoserver so that I can show data on localhost on an IE or browser? It ...
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Can you explain this WKT multipolygon format?

I am confused by the output I'm getting from ogr2ogr when converting a shapefile to WKT. What I'm expecting to see is something in the form below (from Wikipedia): MULTIPOLYGON (((40 40, 20 45, 45 ...
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How to convert a shapefile to WKT?

I'm trying to convert a shapefile into the simple Well Known Text (WKT) format in the example below (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Well-known_text). MULTIPOLYGON (((40 40, 20 45, 45 30, 40 40)), ...
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converting oracle geometry to postgis with 3d data (wkt?)

I am converting Oracle spatial database to postgis. Most of of the spatial data is 2.5d. Meaning we have a Z-coordinate which indicates the depth/height of the element compared to soil level. Getting ...
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What is the best way to convert WKT String to GML String

What is the best way to programatically convert WKT String to GML String? Every reasonable library (at best available in some Maven repository) can be used. Till now I came up with this solution ...
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Converting KML files for use with Python library Shapely

I am trying to get a KML-file (wijken.kml) into Shapely. The KML-file is validated against the proper XML schema, so I guess the input is correct. Routes I have tried: 1) Converting to WKT or WKB ...
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Point plus distance along great circle using RGeo or WKT

I'm racking my brains (and google) trying to figure out how to get RGeo to do the following geospatial calculation: Imagine I start off at some arbitrary geographic point (let's say (45, 45) which ...
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Geostationary satellite projection to be introduced in GDAL

I'm working on raster files and their spatial reference system is: PROJCS["Geostationary_Satellite", GEOGCS["GCS_Unknown datum based upon the custom ellipsoid", DATUM["D_Not specified ...