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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How do you generate WKT from a graphic drawn on a map?

All, In order to do some quick analysis using SQL spatial, I'd like to generate spatial objects using the STGeomFromText / ST_GeomFromText function. With point data, I can do this by geocoding an ...
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Ideal file format for QGIS that allows mixed geometry types?

I have a spreadsheet for an archaeological project that is hosted on Google docs. This allows multiple contributors to edit and update the table as revisions and field data comes in. The table is not ...
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How to transfer a WKT string from OpenLayers to Geoserver or PostGIS?

Supposing I have created a Vector Layer in OpenLayers and then transformed it to WKT or GeoJson, how can I export it from OpenLayers, and possible import it to PostGIS or GeoServer?
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Online WKT and GeoJSON viewer

I once found a great but simple webpage that has a drop down with several text-based GIS formats such as GeoJSON and WKT, and a text box to copy/paste your data. The feature is then drawn on a world ...
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R PostGIS convert SpatialPolygon to PostGIS table

I've been having some success in scraping some webdata and converting it from HTML to spatial data as originally asked here: Parse PHP/HTML to shapefile or similar I've been using R to both fetch the ...
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Java library for reading geojson from MySQL

I am looking for a way to retrieve mysql geometry data as geojson from the database either using a java library or for converting wkt to geojson using either java or javascript. Currently I am doing ...
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Is OpenLayers compatible with OGC WKT SRS definitions?

I'm trying to use WKT in OpenLayers. Proj4js seems to have no problem with this but the OGC definition describes the units as "US survey foot" whereas OpenLayers has an INCHES_PER_UNIT definition of ...
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Convert series of WKT to Shapefile

I have seen am ability in SQL Server 2008 Spatial Tools here that saves result of query as shapefile..I am intrested in how to do this task using C#..Is there any way to do this?I found ways to ...
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Convert WKT (or geojson) geometry to numpy array of coordinates

I am looking for the fastest way to convert WKT or geojson geometry from string to numpy array of coordinates. Is it possible to do it strictly in Python and without creating geometry object such ...
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WKT: What is the reasoning behind the concept of a POINT EMPTY?

In data formats like WKT and WKB, we have ways of representing "empty" geometries. That all pretty much makes sense: a "LINESTRING EMPTY" is a LINESTRING type with 0 vertices. Same with a MULTIPOINT, ...
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extract vertices from dbgeometry value

Who knows the elegant way to extract coordinates of polygon vertices from well known text representation of DbGeometry value? Here's my polygon for example: {POLYGON ((52.808019 -1.345367, ...
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Failing to get wkt to reference for a multiline

I apologize, I'm quite new to WKT (and most everything else). I have a shape that I've exported to csv. & geoJson to be loaded into CartoDB. Unfortunately, the geoJson doesn't work so I am trying ...
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How can I convert WKT to SHP?

Using ArcGIS, ArcInfo and fme, I would like to transform data which contains wkt geometries (points, lines and polygons) into SHP. Has anyone a workflow for doing such a transformation?
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Is there a limit to the number of polygon points you can export to CSV in QGIS 2.4?

Using QGIS 2.4 I am currently importing a csv file with ~30,000 polygons (polygons in WKT format). I also have a United States shapefile. I have used the Clip function to get only the polygons that ...
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How to create WKT file readable by QGIS 2.4.0

I am trying to create a well-known text (wkt) file that can be imported into QGIS ver. 2.4.0 Here's a minimal working example of the geometry I wish to represent. POLYGON((-125 52, -125 21, -98 21, ...
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Transform wkb to gml geometry using FME

Maybe (and probably) this is stupid question, but I am totaly new to FME and geometry conversion. I need to transform WKB field from SQLServer to GML geometry using FME software. How can I do this?
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EPSG codes and water level datums

I'm curious if, and how, people use EPSG defined water level vertical datums such as Mean Low Water. There is specific guidance to not use the OGP EPSG definition: Remarks: Users are advised to ...
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Reproject WKT Polygon with Javascript

I have a polygon in WKT in EPSG:4326: polygonWKT = 'POLYGON((13.215179443359373 52.588032137196755,13.42803955078125 52.592620721000365,13.454132080078125 52.46897854656702,13.347015380859375 ...
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geography, geometry, distance, and wkt - PostGIS

I'm trying to understand the data conversions that happen in PostGIS when calculating distances in SRID 4326. Why is it that when I run on my marin_jobs points table: select cast (the_geom as ...
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Returning string from OpenLayers.Format.WKT write? [closed]

How to return a string from OpenLayers.Format.WKT write this.innerHTML = new OpenLayers.Format.WKT().write( layer.selectedFeatures[0] ); my full code is like this please suggest me... ...
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Shapely WKT precision/rounding

I'm using Shapely's wkt.dumps function to get WKT from geometry objects. I can't seem to find a way to limit the precision of the coordinates. Any help is appreciated.
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Using Well-Known Text and geocoding on Load

So, I have tested adding columns with the WKT format into Carto, and it has always worked great (I tried 1 row, then 1000 random rows from our data). I geocoded it on load by naming the column with ...
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Parameter values to create a vector grid with 1km x 1km cells?

I created a shapefile from WKT in QGIS using the values from this link. I want to create a vector grid with 1kmx1km cells but I can't figure out what values need to be set for the X and Y parameters. ...
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Does OpenLayers3 support WKT format?

How can i show spatial data(Point, LineString,Polygon) on bing map using openlayer3?
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How to convert this geometry location format to a qgis usable format?

I am a beginner with regard to dealing with gis information, so please bear with me. I would be obliged if someone could help. I have data on asssembly constituencies of Delhi, with these ...
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Well-known text (wkt) validator

Is there anything like http://jsonlint.com or http://geojsonlint.com for WKT? How can I validate a complex WKT string, say e.g. a Multipolygon?
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Getting EPSG:4326 WKT data for use in Drupal Geofield [duplicate]

As I understand it, EPSG:3857 is measured in "meters" and EPSG:4326 uses latitude and longitude. In Drupal, geofield seems to want to store "EPSG:4326" data using the WKT widget -- even though the ...
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Working with WKT data in XML File in SQL Server

Anyone have experience with importing XML files into SQL server 2008 or 2012 that have a WKT element that includes the geometry for each feature? I can get this to easily work using FME software but ...
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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 to export WKT with QGIS suitable for Geophp

I like to be able to import the coordinates of may polygon shape file into a php based webapplication. (drupal) However after adding coordinates in my shape file and saving it as CSV i am not able to ...
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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 ...