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I am trying to trim/clip a DEM with a shapefile layer. I read somewhere that the GDAL should be able to get the job done, but can't seem to get it to work.

I have a raster layer and a shapefile layer, then using the "clip raster by extent" where the extent is generated from the shapefile layer.

The red square is the cutting line, and the black and white background is the DEM maps which I want to cut/trim

The red square is the cutting line, and the black and white background is the maps which I want to cut/trim

This is the input into the dialogue

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The elevation data needs to be kept as the map will later be used to create a 3D model of the area.

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  • What error message do you get?
    – ArMoraer
    Sep 18, 2017 at 13:01
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    I see that your path has non-english characters. Try saving the DSM in a new location without ø, and then run the clip
    – HDunn
    Sep 18, 2017 at 13:11
  • Possible duplicate of QGIS polygonize error 4 "file does not exist in the file system"? Sep 19, 2017 at 22:41
  • @AndreSilva while the answer to the question may be a duplicate, the question you linked is not a duplicate. This question is asking about clipping a raster while the other is asking about converting raster to polygons. Please consider adding an answer to this question - use only ASCII characters in the raster file name and see if that solves OPs question.
    – jbalk
    Sep 20, 2017 at 0:33
  • @jbalk, gis.stackexchange.com/questions/10117/…. Sep 20, 2017 at 0:37

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There is a related question/answer here: QGIS polygonize error 4 "file does not exist in the file system"?

The answer to your question is that you need to use only ASCII characters in the raster file name.

Non-ASCII characters in the file name aren't recognized and are removed when you try to process them.

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