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Calculating 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 (Using QGIS API and Python, to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Exporting xy-coordinates from geodata

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.wa.gov/mapsdata/geodatacatalog/ From this, I downloaded ...
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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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Exporting xy-coordinates from line segment

I need an export of xy-coordinates of line segments in QGIS. I found an answer to a similar question here but that concerned only xy of the first and last vertex of a line segment. But I need the ...
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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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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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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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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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