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How to find polygons centroids? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get list of coordinates for points in a layer? Sorry for another basic question - my map is almost done but now my boss wants me to enter new outbreaks (that we don't have ...
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How do I calculate the latitude and longitude of points using QGIS?

I'm trying to figure out how to calculate the lat/long of points using the QGIS field calculator. Is there an easy way to do this? I saw a previous related question, but it deals with a more advanced ...
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Which GIS support DXF and/or DWG?

Which GIS support DXF and/or DWG (preferably read&write)? Update: Are there any open source GIS supporting these or similar CAD files? Support of CAD files generally seems to be problematic. ...
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How to export Polygons to CSV with coordinates?

I am very new to QGIS, so please bear with me. I have a ".shp" file, which is contains a set of boundaries for suburbs of Australia. I opened it to QGIS and I would like to export it into a CSV file ...
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Is there a way to export a point layer from QGIS to a csv file?

I have saved waypoints from my Garmin as gpx and have successfully imported them into QGIS. Is there a way to now export the layers into a csv file with coordinates? I've tried the export to csv but ...
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Export list of coordinates in a points layer to spreadsheet?

This is similar to my previous question, but I would like to ask it for ArcGIS, instead of QGIS. If I am supposed to somehow merge the questions, please let me know. With an existing point feature ...
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ogr2ogr keep geometry when converting to CSV?

Using ogr2ogr, how to keep the geometry when converting to CSV? ( Nothing relevant here: http://www.gdal.org/drv_csv.html ) $ ogr2ogr -f "CSV" MyLayer.csv MyLayer.geojson Here is the begin of ...
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How to export x/y coordinates from geodata?

I am a novice about Geographic Information Systems. Now I want to get real line segment dataset to do an experiment. So I searched it, and found the site that includes the real data: http://www.wsdot....
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Can't export customer's shapefile to latitude and longitude

I'm very new to this application so bear with me. I hope that I am missing something very elementary. I have a shapefile supplied by my customer. I need to get the latitude and longitude for each ...
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Export long lat from polyline as csv file in QGIS

I want to draw a line in QGIS and then, export the long-lat of each point into a Comma Separated Value (csv) file. I tried doing this by creating a new shapefile layer and then using the Add Feature ...
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Exporting data from a WFS service to csv file using qgis

I have a service that contains a list of points with some meta data and I would like to export this to a csv file. I remember doing this some months ago and it worked well, but now I can't find the ...
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Why is field calculator returning NULL for $x and $y in line and polygon layers?

I am trying to include XY coordinates in the attribute tables of several of my vector files; they are line and polygon files. I have tried two methods; first I used $x and $y in the field calculator (...
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Extracting coordinates of random points using QGIS?

I have successfully created a layer that contains a variable number of random points per polygon by using Vector > Research Tools > Random points inside polygons (variable). As I needed 500m distance ...
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Get every coordinate from an address database

I have a xls database of street addresses. I want to get the latitude/longitude coordinates for all of them. I know very little programming, but I can learn. What's the easiest way of doing this?
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Extracting point for polygons from shapefile - not working

I am trying to extract the lat long points for the polygons from a shapefile. I have followed the directions from the following links: Getting list of coordinates for points in layer using QGIS? How ...
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Rasterize in QGIS using point as centroid (not vertex)

I'm attempting to make the full switch from ArcGIS to QGIS, but there are a few snags I'm hitting along the way, one of which is in the GDAL "Rasterize" function. My process goes like this: I have a ...
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How to export geometry as a table in QGIS

I am trying to use Qgis to produce the input file for SWMM and the first step is to produce the geometry tables. I need to export the geometry of elements as a tables with these format: (poygons) ;;...
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How to get, then export as .csv the lat lon centroids from shapefile layer

I have a shapefile with a whole lot of regions on it. I need to find the centroids for each of these regions in the shapefile (as latlons) and export this as a .csv I have done extensive research, ...
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point data not in QGIS attribute table

I am using QGIS 2.18 and have plotted shapefile received from surveyor. data displays ok, now im trying to display coords of point, but the data is not in the attributes table. the xyz values appear ...
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Generate GPS coordinates for a shapefile in QGIS

I have a shapefile with the network or roads (lines) of the netherlands. I also have the .dfb (attributes) .prj(projection) and .shx (index) files. In the attribute table, you can find the addresses ...
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Delete coordinates --> point still visible

I used a 'batch geocode' to create coordinates. After that I exported excel --> csv --> shp. All went well. some coordinates are wrong though. after deleting them from the attribute table, the points ...
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Getting LonLat of a specific location in a specific projection on osm / google maps?

How can I get the coordinates in, for example EPSG:4326 of a specific location, in either OpenStreetMaps or Google Maps?