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What's the best way to merge various road data into a single layer?

My company has two different road layers: 1) County roads 2) Old CAD roads Each with their own pros and cons. I'm attempting to merge these into a single road layer that will be maintained. The ...
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ArcGIS Workflow Manager - Multiple steps active simultaneously

I'm using ArcGIS Workflow Manager 10.2. I would like to know if its possible to have multiple steps active simultaneously in a workflow. I have a few workflows that I'm modifying and as they are ...
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JTX/Workflow Manager dependencies to control workflow

When creating a new job in JTX, one of the required fields (under "Additional Information") tab we have is "Asset Type". The three choices for "Asset Type" are "Water", "Sewer" and "Water and Sewer". ...
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Map production checklist for organisation

I would like to create a map production workflow list for my GIS colleagues at a local public authority. When someone orders a map, I would like to have a kind of check list where we can just run ...
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Workflow with raster in Qgis 2.2

I'm trying to build a workflow with the Qgis 2.2 processing toolbox. I want to clip a raster layer with a vector layer using the GDAL tool "clip with a layer mask". But it doesn't work. The error ...
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How can change management be used for GIS operations?

I'm working in a moderate big organization where GIS is just on part of the IT-platform. The rest of the organization are working with "Change Management" and now they want us GIS-engineers to be ...
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How do I select by location based on selected features with Python?

Is there a way with Python to do Select by Location with the Use selected feature option? I'm trying to automate a process and am running into barriers. I need to be able to select the 2 lines ...
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Want to dissolve adjacent polygons but no common edges

I have a bunch of parcel data, I want to join the polygons basing on the same owner name. Even they are not touched, I want merge them together, such a 100 feet tolerance. The purpose is to show the ...
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QGIS Workflow Problem [closed]

I have 3 SpatiaLite layers (one without geometry but with fields that need to be filtered, one with points and one with polygons, both without any non-geometry fields) that need to be combined to a ...
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How do you store brief cartographical tips, information, possible future designs that you find?

I find inspiring maps and/or brief, 1-line design tips (i.e. "when satellite image is used as a basemap, I like to desaturate the tarnation out of it" that I may want to consider later using in a ...
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Are there limitations with gdal virtual raster option?

I am new at Postgis and I'm groping... I pretend to rasterize some weighty vector layers in Postgis, do some map algebra and reclassification with them and visualize intermediate as well as final ...
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Automatically delete services after a set period of time

Is it possible to automatically delete services after a set period of time? Is the username of the publishing user and the date the service was published saved anywhere? We are trying to implement a ...
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Python script/Model to populate cross street names at intersections

Has anyone created a Python version/model of this VBA script from ArcScripts which populates the to and from street names at street intersections? A logical workflow is outlined quite nicely in this ...
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Using definition queries for scenario testing in ArcMap

I want to be able to run multiple scenarios in a typical ArcMap workflow. This will include making edits to feature classes, such as removing features, adding new features, or changing feature values ...
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Cartographic technique for detailing a 'Focus Area'

I'm working on updating a planning document. Whoever was in charge of cartography last time around used a great technique to identify and showcase focus areas (where to focus money and effort for ...
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Multicriteria Analysis : how to?

I have to do a multi-criteria analysis to answer the question : "which is the best lot to develop". A few of the criterias are : distance of the nearest bus stop (point layer with bus stops) ...
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How do I organize my GIS projects?

I have been struggling for quite a long time now with keeping my project files organized. What are your tips for keeping your datasets, images, shapefiles, etc.. organized?
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What annoys you about your GIS Environment?

Hello Spatially Enabled Folk, I have a question regarding your favourite GIS environment. Over the past few decades, there have been the usual major players, MapInfo, ESRI, Intergraph (Grass?), and ...
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POSTGIS workflow for cleaning up a noisy dataset

I have a conservation dataset that im trying to simplify for the purpose of using it as a GML layer in openlayers, ie reducing the total shape and node count to quite small. The data has issues: eg- ...
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GIS Project Workflow?

If you had to teach someone the key stages to a typical GIS Analysis project, what would be the best generic answer? I would like to see diagrams to illustrate this point. Do not think it requires ...
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Data ETL workflow optimization

I have a legacy workflow that I would like to optimize and automate (at least partially). The current workflow goes like this. I receive a MS Access .mdb file containing a single table. This table ...
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How to store historical versions of road (route) portions?

Part of my job is to analyze certain portions of road for our clients. A client will ask, I want to look at Road A from parcel XYZ to parcel RST and Road B from parcel RST to parcel OPQ. The way I do ...
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Workflow in ArcGIS 10

Our agency has collabrated with six townships and one city for preparing an inventory of stormwater network. We are using ArcGIS 10 (2 ArcView licenses) and ArcPad 7.1 (stuck with it since our ...
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Visualization to inference workflow

I provide statistical support for a public health department. As you might imagine, we put together a lot of maps on a regular basis. For me, maps are just another kind of data visualization - ...