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Saving Google Earth Location: OpenLayers Plugin in Quantum GIS

I use the OpenLayers plugin to load Google Earth Layers in Quantum GIS to digitize/identify certain features. As my work is large occassionally I have to quit Quantum GIS to resume later. The problem ...
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Cannot log on to ArcIMS Web Manager, first time logon

My current problem with arcims web manager dot net in arcims 9.3: after installing arcims and configuring it successfully and then installing web manager dot net, I cannot log on to web manager. Does ...
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Is it possible to access ArcGIS's table operations “Summarize…” and “Statistics…” in python?

ArcGIS has a few nifty table tools, including Summarize and Statistics. Is there a way to access them through arcpy, or will I have to hack my own methods via math and lists?
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WPS “Hello World” example in GeoServer?

I've been searching for a good example of how to publish a Web Process Service (WPS) on the GeoServer platform. The page where you'd think they'd document this process is actually pretty thin. ...
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How to group distinct layers together in ESRI Flex app?

I'm wondering if anybody has idea for how to best group distinct layers -- even layers of differing types like DynamicLayer, WFSLayer, etc. The goal in mind is that they could be visually represented ...
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How do I find the resolution of a scale range from the Arcgis Server REST services?

What's the best way to determine a LOD's resolution from the esri REST API? Currently, I make a request for a specific extent to the server from the flex api, and from that I divide the width of the ...
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Is there a name for deformation-based maps?

I have already seen maps using deformation to visualize information. For example, this map shows temporal distance between some French cities when traveling by train: Is there a name for this kind ...
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d.legend script is not working

I'm using the d.legend script in grass but it is not working. I can only show/hide the legend using the 'add legend' option in the Map Display window in GRASS. I need to make d.legend script to work ...
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How to transform a DEM to a cartesian coordinate system?

I am using the script r.inund.fluv. I run the script with all the required parameters and it produced a lot or errors. I emailed the author of the script and he said that "I think you are not ...
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Creating Polys and Displaying geo points within. ( Where to start? ) [closed]

Hey all, I'm somewhat of a newb when it comes to creating mapping solutions. I've stayed on a pretty high level playing with openlayers and pulling data from various webservices. The first part of ...
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WindowsForm in AddIn-Toolbar?

Is there any possibilty to add a little WindowsForms with a textbox to an AddIn-Toolbar? In ArcGIS 9.3 I could easily add it to the Toolbar.cs like all the buttons ect with AddItem. But how can I do ...
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Field Calculator in ArcGIS - keep equation

I'm using Arc 9.3.1 (Arc Editor). In edit mode I've created a simple field calculation. For example's sake let's make it [Field3] = [Field1] + [Field2] How do I 'keep' the calculation so Field3 ...
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How to modify the colors of a raster map to use only one color in varying shades?

I have a raster map in GRASS containing elevation values. I want to display the elevation values in only one color (specificaly blue) but in varying shades of blue. I tried the options in r.colors, ...
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Circle features missing in PostGIS after import from ArcGIS using ogr2ogr [closed]

I have a ArcGIS feature class of geometry type polygon. It was created as a convex hull with a 200 meter buffer on a point dataset, aggregating rows on a particular field. The number of points used to ...
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VBA to VB.NET (Visual Studio 10) Migration - ArcMap Focus

I will be migrating several VBA applications currently in ArcMap 9.3.1 to Visual Studio 10 in the near future, and wanted some feedback on the general migration steps listed below. I wanted to make ...
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Why latitude/longitude and not the other way round?

When you google "latitude/longitude" you get 10 times more results than "longitude/latitude". This I find very confusing as "x/y" seems 20 times more common than "y/x". But on a map Latitude is on ...
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Rescale Raster Band With GDAL Python Bindings

I am trying to figure out how to rescale a raster band's pixel value using the GDAL python bindings. I am looking to emulate the -scale switch in gdal_translate.exe; rescaling the pixel values in my ...
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IFeatureClassWrite and ITableWrite doubt

I'm looking at these specific interfaces ITableWrite and IFeatureClassWrite. I have a need to store some features (mostly a custom log) and I can't having them triggering my editor events (OnCreate, ...
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Configure SoundEx in ArcEngine

Is there a way to configure SoundEx properties in ArcEngine? This query: "100 Fairvew Rd returns "100 Fairview Rd" But this query: "100 Farview Rd" returns no results Is there a way to make the ...
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Where are the radiation models for Japan catastrophe?

I'm interested in seeing authoritative model results showing how radioactive contaminants from Japan might circulate through wind and water. The AGU blog points out this bad model, but in skimming ...
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Freelancers, how do you handle deliveries to remote clients?

Freelancers and small business owners, how do you handle product delivery and support to your remote clients? Example: I have a client who knows enough about ArcMap to add a shapefile, turn layers on ...
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ArcObjects C#: Create Random Points fails with ERROR 999999: Error executing function

I am having trouble running some ArcObjects C# code that calls create random points. I would not be doing this in ArcObjects, but I am suffering with the same issue using Arcpy as seen here: ...
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Open MapGuide MrSID rasters with FDO GDAL. invalid extent. Not drawing

When I try and save the resource I get: Spatial context extent appears to be invalid (or Default). The XML: <?xml version="1.0"?> OSGeo.Gdal.3.4 Default This coordinate system ...
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Is there a GIS to locate exact opposite locations on earth?

I was wandering if there was a GIS that offers to locate the exact opposite location of key locations (countries, even cities ?) on earth ?
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Delete a feature data set in SDE 10 programmatically

Is there a way to delete a feature data set and all of its feature classes programmatically either by using custom code or pre-existing command line tools? There is a tool provided by SDE called ...
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How do you specify the width of a column that has been extruded from a point in arcscene?

I've extruded a set of points based on a z variable but I want to increase their width so they're easier to see.
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How to access data from a selected feature in ArcGIS 10?

First to describe my problem as I see it. I've been asked to design a tool that will take a selected features attributes and copy it out to an output table, with each successive selection and ...
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Running ArcGIS 10.0 Under Virtualenv

I am working on a Python package that has a mixture of command line tools and ArcToolbox tools. For Python development it is really useful to use VirtualEnv, especially when working with installers. ...
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Benefits of using GIS in business intelligence software?

Business intelligence softwares use a lot of data in order to create reports helping decision makers. Given that more and more GIS resources and services are available and that data can often be ...
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How to extract features from a vector layer?

I have a vector file containing the river lines of an area. I want to extract a specific water line from the vector. I used: v.db.select but it only displayed: ...
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Creating collection of polygons from collection of points?

I have a set of points, which are spread over a wide geographical area. I need to be able to create a set of polygons which best represent the clustered points. In parts, some points may simply lie ...
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Calculate maximum speed from GPS data

I have raw GPS locations for a track, and need to get maximum speed. Simple methods (calculate speed between 2 points, take max) will give meaningless large numbers due to GPS inaccuracy, the point is ...
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Can one hide the Lat/Lng information sent to Google maps?

most services that use google maps have the Longitude / Latitude stored in the source to be sent to google maps to render their markers. However on this site (sorry Chinese) ...
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ARC GIS 10 + Google Maps API

Assalam o Alaikum I am new ARC GIS, is it possible to create a website that uses Google Map API but imagery from the ARC GIS 10 REST service? Actually, I like the functionalities provided by the ...
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Backwards compatible python scripts in ArcGIS

As I move through my small collection of python scripts written for arcgis 9.3 I'm discovering that many things work with little or no changes in arcgis 10. For example this pattern "just works": ...
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GPS coordinates to neighboorhood?

I have tried both Google and Yahoo's Geocoding services to get the Montreal neighborhood/district from GPS coordinates but while they are both able retrieve the correct (address, city, state, country) ...
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Where can I get an ocean shaded relief for Central America?

Does anyone know where I can get an ocean shaded relief for the Central American coast?
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How to configure Proxy.cgi with IIS

I installed GeoServer on server 172.20.100.13 and i also publish my OpenLayers application on same server. when i make the request to this server for accessing the page like, ...
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A SQL console in QGIS

I know QGIS comes with its field calculator, which is not bad. It also comes with ftools which permits several operations on geometry and attributes. But we often need more control and I haven't seen ...
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Measuring distance in spherical Mercator vs zoned UTM

I've got points in WGS84 lat/long and I'd like to measure "small" (less than say 5km) distances between them. I can use the haversine formula from http://www.movable-type.co.uk/scripts/latlong.html ...
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Basic Mapping Software

I have a desktop application for a client that needs to map a main subject location and around 5 "comparable" locations, within a range of 1-2 miles (often even less), from an aerial view, and zoom in ...
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Using WFS Layer as a baselayer

I've looked around the net and I've looked for examples, but I just can't seem to find a way to make a WFS layer be the baselayer. I set up the projection the right way and I set isBaseLayer: true . ...
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Using a color override for representations

I'm looking for a way to automatically assign a color to a feature, mainly polylines. I want to do this by populating a field with a value so I can link it to a color. I believe this is possible ...
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Argument is not a com object : null

With ArcEngine 9.3.1 in java (but I suppose, it's the same in .NET), I'm developping an application which loads a mxd file. This file contains about 20 layers with shapefile, JPG's, TIFF's files. This ...
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Problem with control ACTIVEX and Arctoolbox (9.3.1) on windows 7 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with ArcToolbox tools "one or more activex controls could not be displayed when ever you try to open any tools from Arctoolbox it display this errors. then go ...
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Geocode quality: Nominatim vs. PostGIS Geocoder vs. Geocoder::US 2.0

I occasionally need to geocode >> 500,000 US street addresses (no features or intersections). I'd like to set up a geocoding service locally to handle these bulk geocodes. I've used the Tiger-based ...
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Looking for a way to change the default shape file label in ArcGIS 10

Is there a way to change ArcGIS's default shapefile label Font: Aerial Size: 8 to something we are using over and over again? As shown in attached screen shot, i'd like to include a label expression ...
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1answer
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Google Maps API v3 vs v2 (JavaScript): overlay problems

I have been using the Gmap API (v2) for dynamically displaying some data: oMap.map = new GMap2(document.getElementById("map")); oMap.geoXml = new ...
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Experience with Geoserver's GML Extension

I'd like to know if Geoserver's GML extension works (well) with GeoServer 2.1-RC2 and whether it will enable uploading of GML files via REST API.
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Can a Geometric network be hosted in a Spatial Data Service?

I'm wanting to deploy a geometric network to Sql Azure, where clients can trace through it. The Spatial Data Services Deployment Utility allows me to deploy each featureclass from a geometric network ...

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