I have a pretty simple model in QGIS that I am trying to use as a batch process.

The model takes a line shapefile input, creates a temporary buffer, extracts by location using that created buffer, and then merges the extracted location shapefile with originally inputted line file.

When I execute it on a single layer it works fine and outputs as desired, however, when I try to use it as a batch process it errors out.

The Python error that kicks up:

Traceback (most recent call last):

File "C:/PROGRA~1/QGIS3~1.6/apps/qgis/./python/plugins\processing\gui\BatchAlgorithmDialog.py", line 88, in runAlgorithm parameters[param.name()] = wrapper.parameterValue()
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'parameterValue'

And the model:


  • I'm having the same problem! @Enrich Purpur (sorry I can't reply directly to you because of my insufficient reputation), your solution sounds promising. How would you run the script for multiple layers though? I.e. as a stand-in for the faulty batch process. Thank you in advance! – brue Jun 25 '19 at 13:40
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Here is a python solution for you.

But before starting, you can always ask the python console for help in populating the parameters like this:


Also, to populate the dictionaries I used to run these three tools, I first ran the widget. Then I looked in the log panel for the results and directly copied the python code from that into the dictionaries.

import processing

buffer_parameters = {
'INPUT' : '/Users/ep9k/Desktop/Example.gpkg|layername=Example',
'DISTANCE' : 0.01,      #this is in decimal degrees, yours will probably be different
'DISSOLVE' : False,
'OUTPUT' : 'memory:'}

buffer = processing.run('qgis:buffer', buffer_parameters)

extraction_parameters = {
'INPUT': 'Polygon?crs=EPSG:4326&field=fid:long&uid={d7feac26-7116-4f01-b1ba-866501ab700b}',         #this is a memory layer, yours could be different
'INTERSECT': 'Polygon?crs=EPSG:4326&field=fid:long&uid={d7feac26-7116-4f01-b1ba-866501ab700b}',     #this is also a memory layer
'OUTPUT' : 'memory:'}

extract_by_location = processing.run('qgis:extractbylocation', extraction_parameters)

merge_parameters = {
'LAYERS': ['/Users/ep9k/Desktop/Example2.shp','Polygon?crs=EPSG:4326&field=fid:long&uid={f2afdb7d-4ff4-4850-99c0-43d5989c54fd}'],       #this is just a list of layers
'CRS': QgsCoordinateReferenceSystem('EPSG:102003'),
'OUTPUT': 'memory:'}

merge_vector_layers = processing.runAndLoadResults('qgis:mergevectorlayers', merge_parameters)     #notice mergeAndLoadResults here, I want to see this output

Let me know if you have further questions.

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