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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 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.
Sep
26
comment Is it possible to add rings using other polygons?
For temporary shapefiles, use Memory Layer Plugin
Sep
26
answered Where can I get free New Zealand and Melbourne geodata?
Sep
23
answered Measuring the distance between lines and points in QGIS
Sep
21
comment stacked colours according attributes
Colours of what? Polygons?
Sep
8
comment Can QGIS open KMZ files?
7 Zip has a right click option on kmz's to open them up, then drag and drop the kml right outta there
Sep
8
answered Define area of study in Google Earth before Import in Qgis
Sep
5
revised Can I install two versions of QGIS on the same computer?
properly name QGIS, clarify intent of question
Sep
5
comment Are there any shapefile-based GPS data recorders?
Much free and simple equipment and code outputs gpx and kmls, in my experience.
Sep
5
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Sep
5
comment Are there any shapefile-based GPS data recorders?
Why a shapefile? For data capture (presuming you are talking about continuous logging), it is a seemingly complicated format. Perhaps shooting for gpx or kml would be more achievable. Shapefile would be suited to analysis of the data. It is trivial to convert to shapefile from kml using QGIS.
Sep
5
comment Which program that merges excel data onto shapefiles is easiest to use?
The intended outcome is not clear
Sep
4
revised How to import a DWG into a QGIS project?
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Sep
4
answered How to import a DWG into a QGIS project?
Aug
26
comment Can QGIS open KMZ files?
7 Zip provides a neat dialog for right click 'open archive' and then dragging the temp.kml into a folder