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Esri Geoportal Server on Linux install error?

I'm following the How to Set Up Esri Geoportal Server on Linux white paper. Going everything OK until I have to run ./grants_linuxpg.sh (page 10) ./grants_linuxpg.sh: 20: ./grants_linuxpg.sh: Syntax ...
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Does Earth's magnetic field affect any datum definition?

I had an interview last week. One very interesting question was "does earth's magnetic field affect any datum definition?" I was sure it does not for geocentric datums. But I thought maybe the ...
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GeoServer: Cross Layer Filtering vs Layer Groups

To pull features using WFS from several layers in one request, I have two options: One, create a layer group, and then get features from the layer group, as opposed to individual layers. Two, use ...
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How to bind layer display?

I work on several layers in arcmap 9.3 My question is about creating binds to display theses layers directly. like ctrl+1 ( display / hide layer 1 ) ctrl+2 ( display / hide layer 2 ) ctrl+3 ( ...
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BaseCommand never show up in “Customize Toolbar Items”

I am developing in c# using ArcGIS Engine 10. I created a BaseCommand class ZoomCommandTest using BaseCommand template in Visual Studio 2010 using .Net Framework 3.5 Following is the ZoomCommandTest ...
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QGIS - export a project with dependencies

I was wandering if there was a way to save a specific project with all layers as dependent files to make it easy to share with collaborators. for example, create a zipped or non-zipped folder ...
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Problem with setting up proxy in Apache

I've downloaded sample proxy.cgi file from here. I've placed it in Apache's cgi-bin directory. However, whenever I try to access it, it throws the error Can't find string terminator '"' anywhere ...
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Is an ArcMap 10.0 Add-In compatible with ArcMap 9.3?

I'm working on an Add-In for ArcMap 10.0 in .NET version 3.5. This add-in works fine with ArcMap 10.0. Now I want to use this add-in in ArcMap 9.3. But I couldn't add Add-In .dll file in ArcMap 9.3. ...
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Replace data source of layer in ModelBuilder

After reading through the documentation about MapDocument and Layer classes, I have been trying to use the replaceDataSource method in ModelBuilder to replace the data sources of certain layers within ...
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ERROR: type “geoms” does not exist. What version of pgRouting should I use for postgres 8.4 & postgis 1.5?

I am running this on windows 7: Postgres 8.4 postgis 1.5 I installed pgrouting, but I am getting the error: ERROR: type "geoms" does not exist. so my question is: which version of pgRouting should ...
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CompositeSymbol that includes TextSymbols and SimpleFillSymbol does not draw map

Following is the code snippet that does not draw both TextSymbols. private function MapClick(evt:MapMouseEvent):void { var cs:CompositeSymbol = new CompositeSymbol(); ...
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How to create custom fill styles for SimpleFillSymbol with ArcGIS API for Flex?

Does anybody have created custom fill styles for SimpleFillSymbol? I want to create a style that fills the polygon with circles. Any help would be appreciated.
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Mean coordinates in QGIS

I am using QGIS v 1.7.4 for MAC and I am trying to calculate mean coordinates for a set of points using ftools. To calculate my result I am going to Vector -> Analysis tools -> mean ...
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drawing boundaries in google earth

I want to trace administrative borders as a layer in Google Earth. The problem is that although I know how to draw and save a polygon,I don't know how to draw contiguous shapes using the polygon tool. ...
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How to make a WPF Window be a well-behaved child window of ArcMap?

I am pretty familiar with Windows Forms in ArcGIS but WPF, which I'm just starting to tinker with, seems to be a different animal. I've created an ArcMap add-in with a button that displays a Window ...
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What is the case for Building Information Modeling (BIM) in GIS?

Working for a consulting firm has introduced me to many hot topic technologies, and key words/lingo. One of which is BIM, or building information modelling. It is definitely a popular topic among ...
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Any luck with photo2shape?

I have had variable success with photo2shape in QGIS. I can't figure out what is the success/no success prerequisites. Any thoughts? Currently I have a directory with all 334 photos having geotag ...
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Invalid return value: published arcgis server 10.0 toolbox

I have a published toolbox that is using conditional execution in one of its models: This works fine in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, and each sub model\script works fine when run separately from this model ...
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Setting Center Point of Pixmap Symbol for Mapserver

It seems like all the Mapserver documentation on changing the center-point of a symbol only deals with TYPE 'vector' symbols. I have pixmap symbol (the standard looking Google marker image thingy) ...
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How to batch convert Shapefiles to GMLs?

I know how to do this within Quantum GIS but I have 30+ shapefiles that need to be converted to GML. Is there a Python script sample or plugin for Quantum GIS that I can use to convert my shapefiles ...
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System Requirements for Quantum GIS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for system specifications for a modern GIS workstation I have been using the program to make maps to include in my reports over the past year or so. It is ...
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Is it possible to access the Catalog window programmatically in ArcMap?

Specifically, I would like to get the selected object, similar to the way you do in ArcCatalog through IGxDialog.SelectedObject. Is there a way to do this? So far I can get the Catalog ...
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Applying layer file not formating labels in ARCGIS 10

I'm applying layer files in ARCGIS 10 using the ApplySymbologyFromLayer_management command via a python script tool. The symbology part works fine but the lables are not formatting. It is my ...
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How do I avoid text field truncation when saving a table join?

Using QGIS I've joined tabular text data (all in fields of less than 255 characters) to a shapefile via a CSV file. All looks good in the joined table but when I save to a new shapefile to make the ...
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Remove username and password from saved arcgis layer (.lyr) files?

How can one remove the saved username and password from ArcGIS layer (.lyr) files? A scripted solution preferred but even a point and click method will be welcome.
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ArcGIS and SqlServer.Types: Does feature.Shape.SpatialReference.FactoryCode == srid?

I created a test implementation of the ESRI Geometry to WKT recipe provided by @SagebrushGIS. It seems to work great, but I'm wondering if the SRID value expected by Microsoft.SqlServer.Types ...
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How can I convert geomagnetic coordinates to geographic coordinates without doing the math myself?

I have some data which are in geomagnetic coordinates; that is, they are latitude and longitude, but in reference to the magnetic north pole in Canada rather than the geographic north pole. As you ...
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Field calculation- Arcpy

I am developing a script to calculate the values of two fields (C and D) based on value of field A (It is a Point feature): A C D 0.2 1 1 0.2 1 2 0.2 1 3 0.4 2 1 0.5 3 1 0.5 3 2 So the idea is n ...
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Copy ArcGIS symbol files to QGIS

Is there a way to copy the ESRI symbol files for use in QGIS. if not id there a resource to get various svg files to use in QGIS? DIfferent linetypes as well?
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Replacing NULL values in geodatabase table?

How do you update NULL values within a geodatabase table using the ArcGIS Field Calculator (service pack 4) without changing other values to NULL? I've tried the suggestions on this previous ...
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Vector to Raster for Smoothing purposes

I have a vector file that represents transit scores by CT of a city. It shows harsh boundaries where one CT has great access to transit and right beside that CT is one that has extremely poor access. ...
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proj4 cookbook?

Is there a proj4 "cookbook"? I discovered proj4 from @MerseyViking excellent answer to: Create Mercator map with arbitrary center/orientation? but most of the documentation appears to be fairly high ...
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Seeking a GIS for indoor mapping and direction finding

I've seen a few options for indoor GIS platforms such as Google's indoor mapping, implementations of OpenLayers, Open Street Map, and many other plausible solutions. There's even a post on here asking ...
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OSM Country import - missing border-near lakes, rivers

I'm importing a country (e.g Switzerland) from the cloudmade OSM branch and I'm failing to get the bordercrossing lakes on display. The same issue came up, when I tried to import the geofabrik .dpf ...
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How to perform volume calculation in QGIS

EDIT 07/12/12 Ok, meanwhile I came to another problem I want to discuss. I just tried around with the volume calculation with some layers and came to a point where I receive the following error. ...
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Error when importing shapefile to Postgis database

I was trying to import shp to postgis database and i get the following error: Importing with configuration: adresy92, public, geom, C:\Users\tomek\Desktop\adresy92, mode=c, dump=1, simple=0, ...
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How to avoid duplicate labels on each tile?

When I display my map using tiles a label gets drawn on each tile - is there any way to avoid this? I have attached an example image to show the problem:
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Is there any way to select only the layer of which the features have been selected?

Is there any way to select only the layer of which the features have been selected? That is, if I have selected some roads then I want only the road layer to be selected.
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How to fill Field Mappings parameter in script tool on updateParameters?

My goal is to get a list of fields choosen by an user from existing fields in feature class. I think that I can show all fields in Field Mappings dialog, an user deletes unwanted fields and I get a ...
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How to Find the Average Raster Value of an area defined by a shapefile using R?

I have a set of raster images which represent a specific month over the years, and I want to make a timeline of the average values of an area using a shapefile. How do I extract the values from the ...
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A strange OSM tiles in Mapproxy

Could someone please help me with my issue? I try to use Mapproxy with OpenStreetMap server of tiles in order to get output WMS for my qgis client. Something like this: ... sources: arcgis_tms: ...
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Arcmap 10 feature with undefined coordinate system projects incorrectly when projecton is defined

I'm fairly new to GIS, and am slowly feeling my way through ArcMap 10. I have run across a problem defining the Geographic Coordinate System and projection for a feature (the feature currently has an ...
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How to return individual address components (city, state, etc.) from GeoPy geocoder?

I'm using GeoPy to geocode addresses to lat,lng. I would also like to extract the itemized address components (street, city, state, zip) for each address. GeoPy returns a string with the address -- ...
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Dynamic scale bar, coordinates and grid for map frame in Mapinfo map layout

I believe dynamic scale bar and coordinates (grid) for map frame in map layout are BASIC things which Mapinfo (GIS software for thousands dollars) should allow me to do. To make it clear I am talking ...
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Problems adding KML layer in OpenLayers

I'm stuggling to add a KML layer to a simple test OpenLayers map - no errors are shown, but the KML layer does not display on the map. I've tried multiple samples including the Sundials on a ...
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Create Mercator map with arbitrary center/orientation?

I want to see a Mercator map where I choose what latitude/longitude is in the center and what direction is "north". In some sense, a Mercator map of a rigid rotation of the globe. Does such a ...
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How to install QGIS on Ubuntu 12.04?

Has anyone had any luck with getting QGIS working on Ubuntu 12.04? I have tried the stable and unstable versions and with not luck. I also get the following: "Some packages could not be installed. ...
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Editing file geodatabase without using tools from Esri?

I am looking for a tool (Python library etc.) that would allow me to edit a file geodatabase without Esri software? It is possible?
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Select a distinct attribute with maximum shape area

I am trying to manipulate a large dataset containing a lot of sliver polygons resulting from an overlay operations. (The eliminate tool is very time consuming to generalize them.) I identified the ...
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Colors standard in Arc GIS 10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Color palette conventions Which standards are required in GIS about colors? for example Which kinds of colors we should use in GIS?

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