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Oct
14
comment Editing a KML file or converting KML to Editable format with attributes
To clarify structure, an ideal structure would be to have only polygons in one file, lines in another, points in a third kml file. Some key field names in kml are 'name' and 'description' If you are saving from a shapefile to kml, naming two of the attibutes 'name, description' will often help to get a successful export.
Oct
6
answered How to use QGIS Photo import plugin?
Oct
6
comment How to edit Shapefile Attributes?
But be sure not to change the order of rows. Don't sort data and don't add/delete rows. You may find that Access interferes with the formatting of data, you may have more repeatable results with libreoffice.
Oct
4
comment Can I have Points, Lines and Polygon features in one QGIS layer?
do the terms of use for QGIS include war? (sorry, I'll sign off for the night now....)
Oct
4
answered How to save label scales?
Oct
4
comment Proper work flow to move manholes and pipes to surveyed location
how did you go, was my answer in any way helpful?
Oct
4
comment How to lock map labels for inset map in Print Composer?
thats why we come here to se, to get the good answers!
Oct
4
accepted How to lock map labels for inset map in Print Composer?
Oct
4
comment Is there a way to load a kml raster super-overlay in QGIS?
So maybe you are more concerned with the performance of the server and it's engine? I am not even a novice in this dept, but propose to you Postgis 2.0 with raster functionality.
Oct
4
comment Can I have Points, Lines and Polygon features in one QGIS layer?
Maybe you need to consider different projects as different scenarios. Various projects can use some common layers and have their own specific layers.
Oct
4
comment Is there a way to load a kml raster super-overlay in QGIS?
Who are the target users of your project? Will they indeed have QGIS as a client? To my way of thinking, this is the reasoning for using GE, it has a wider/different set of users.
Oct
4
answered “show only visible features” doesn't seem to work
Oct
4
asked How to lock map labels for inset map in Print Composer?
Oct
4
comment How to automate the drawing of polygons (square) around a number of points in QGIS?
what is the arrangement of points, are they in a square?
Oct
3
comment Is it possible to increase/reduce features proportionally?
Probably need more detail on the purpose, do you want to have one point fixed and the other 3 sides change, or the centroid fixed, the operation occurs with the mouse and some eyeball extent or by a ratio input to a dialog?
Oct
3
comment Open-source software for managing terabytes of different formats of geospatial data?
Have you looked at the meta data plug in for QGIS? Can you comment on that?
Oct
3
comment How to Sextante model builder within QGIS to convert KML to shapefile?
What is the purpose? Is it satisfactory to simply open the kml in QGIS then save it as shp?
Sep
27
comment What's the proper format for WKT linestrings when importing into QGIS?
Make sure you view the file in a text editor, not a spreadsheet program. I use Notepad++ to Replace All and I remove the " s
Sep
27
comment Where can I get free New Zealand and Melbourne geodata?
So I mean the Openlayers Plugin which gives you OpenSteetMap data, thanks Iant
Sep
26
comment How do I create point features with exact (manually entered) coordinates?
Do you need to maintain the data in a shapefile? As you create a set of data, you could view it in QGIS, then export it back to a csv - use MMQGIS export geometery, or copy the data direct from the attribute table. Maintain a list in csv or spreadsheet form which can easily have new points and attributes added. As need be, load that file up via the Add Delimited Text Layer dialog. I do this a bit and it works fine. You need to consider how to keep the integrity of data, which is one reason why adding to an existing file is a good methodology.