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Python IDLE crashes while trying to remove a Layer from an mxd containing a lot of layers using ListDataFrames

Problem My ArcGIS 10.8.1 crashes whenever I try to open an MXD project that contain Basemap layers. I need a script to remove Basemap layers without opening these MXDs but Python IDLE also crashes ...
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How to clip satellite base map into polygons [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a model to detect trees within the boundary of a country in QGIS 3.34. So far, I'm using the Google Maps Satellite base map from QuickMapServices. I created a vector layer where I ...
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Getting continuous map extent using QGIS

All the basemaps on my QGIS stop just to the east of New Zealand. Is there any way I can make the extent continuous (basically restart from the other side)?
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QField community plan: basemap vector data (localized layer as .shp or .gpkg format ) not permitted?

After I defined some vector data as basemaps, the project can no longer be synchronized to mobile devices. The error message 'useraccount's plan insufficient' appears. The error appears with both .shp ...
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How to make the default satellite map in Google Earth Engine grayscale

I would like to get the result of the following photo in Google Earth Engine. QGIS screenshot with two levels: 1) Google satellite map with saturation -100, and with increased brightness and contrast. ...
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How to make a Google Maps URL to get both marker and terrain?

In the https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/urls/get-started examples We can have a marker, https://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query=47.5951518%2C-122.3316393 Or we can choose ...
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Is it possible to use base maps while authorizing via ArcGIS tokens?

I'm using IdentityManager to access secured resources (using ArcGIS tokens). There were no issues while I was using portal items like this: const webMap = new WebMap({ portalItem: { id: 'some-...
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OS data hub data failing-access denied

I am getting an error when I use the OS data hub WMS add layer option. QGIS accepts the connection and loads the layers but then when I zoom in or move, it comes up with an error saying 'Access denied:...
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Basemap rotation - keeping labels facing down

I'm using QGIS Hannover 3.16.3. I often use Google basemap layers from the XYZ tiles. When rotating the maps the place names rotate with them. Is there a way of stopping this? Perhaps an alternative ...
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How to obtain a lower-complexity version of OpenStreetMap?

I would like to make a simple fieldwork map that displays sampling locations with respect to some specific highlighted areas (using polygons). I would like to do this on a relatively simple map that ...
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Removing Raster from Map View using ArcGIS Pro

I am converting from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro 3.x. I have a number of rasters that were georeferenced in ArcMap that I have brought over to Pro. I have - I think - worked out a way to place these ...
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How to create a basemap by combining maps in PDF format

I have thousands of digital map files with 2500 scale and in pdf format. All of them have their sheet numbers. I have a (.shp) grid file for the alignment of these sheets. I aim to make a basemap by ...
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Upload custom basemap to basemap gallery in ArcGIS Server, using ArcGIS Pro, without ArcGIS Online

I currently have all the raster cache tile files (provided by vendor) for the basemap. I want to use those new custom basemaps in my web services in my ArcGIS Server (10.8.1).
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Access to OpenStreetMap is "forbidden" on my work's internet connection

When I use QGIS at work and have an Open Street Map layer, I get the Layer Error "Access denied: Forbidden." The Layer actually works ok, until I zoom in enough, and the prompt "...
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How to force the Esri world imagery basemap to show the same seasonal imagery in ArcGIS Pro?

When I export a layout using Esri's world imagery basemap, the basemap is combining both winter (with snow) and summer imagery in the same map (see screenshot below, left-side of image is winter). It ...
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On an icebreaker - any static base layers for local storage so I don't need to eat bandwidth?

I am on an icebreaker in the Arctic circle. We have StarLink, but downloading baselayers has a high failure rate. Any suggestions for a static (raster?) base layer I could pull down and just store on ...
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ArcMap basemap not dynamically responding to editing

I am having an issue with editing on a basemap. For instance, while my editor is active and I am dropping points (tree shapes) on the basemap, I cannot see them until I move the map with a pan a bit. ...
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ArcGIS Online Experience Builder - Are different default basemaps possible for 2 map widgets using the same Map data?

On the Water Bore page I'm working on, I want to be able to select a bore location from the main map widget and on an inset map widget, automatically zoom to that bore location overlaid onto an aerial ...
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QGIS automatically open a corporate basemap

We are looking at installing QGIS across the team using OS APIs as a standard basemap. Is it possible so when users open a new project in QGIS they have the api basemap as standard and focused on a ...
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Basemap projection seems to change with zoom level

I have imported a point vector layer which is in ESPG:4326 - WGS 84 containing points from all over the world, and added the OSM Standard basemap from the QuickMapServices plugin. When zoomed out, I ...
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Why basemap is not showing in QGIS with custom NTv2 crs?

I set up a custom CRS that uses a precise NTv2 transformation. I only have basemaps to test it with, but having more precise basemaps underlayed beneath my surveyed data is my primary goal. I am aware,...
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How to add custom basemap to QGIS with missing tiles

I am new to GIS. I have a custom basemap in S3 and I'm trying to import it into QGIS. It's timing out on some tiles that do not exist in my map: WARNING Network request s3://mybucket/14/4384/6146.jpg ...
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Generating an Atlas where the basemap raster is the variable

I have 100+ basemaps of a site throughout time (separate raster files) and I need to create a PDF figure for each basemap in QGIS 3.24.3 with a static site boundary polygon and constant print composer ...
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OpenStreetMap basemap in QGIS that shows the Pacific in the middle

I have a researcher looking for a basemap like OpenStreetMap, but showing the Pacific at the center. They want to overlay the Ring of Fire, and then show the Out-of-Africa migration. The migration ...
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Basemap disappears when adding shapefile in ArcGIS Pro

I have an issue using ArcGIS Pro 3.1.1. The basemap is disappearing when I load in a shapefile. It is funny because I did once and it worked just fine. I just wanted to change the map projection to be ...
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Use a specific date of Google imagery as basemap in QGIS

I am using Google imagery as a basemap by "XYZ TILES", but I want to choose a specific date to display older images like Google Earth. Is there any method to specify the date of the Google ...
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VectorTiles Basemap labels over other layer geometries in QGIS

VectorTiles Basemap (OSM host) labels are displayed above all other layer features geometries in QGIS, regardless of the layer order in the layers panel. In other words, even if the vector tiles ...
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Best way to work with large vector data files [closed]

I am about to start making 50+ maps for my next book project. The last 2 books were a struggle with the huge amount of Ontario, Canada vector data to make my basemaps. These were large files from the ...
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How to shift basemap in QGIS?

I have some very precise vector data (within 10cm) that I collected myself. It falls about 33m away from the same point on the basemap. All basemaps (Google, Bing, OSM, ESRI, EOX, etc.) align well ...
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Fix gaps in xyz tile basemap with QGIS

I'm making a map and want to use the Stamen terrain background basemap because it looks good. The issue is that there are a number of tiles that appear to be missing at the higher resolution (i.e. ...
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Exporting Polylines from Outline Basemap

I'm trying to export the feature outlines from ESRI's "Outlines" basemap into a new polyline shapefile. Is there a way to accomplish this without the lines becoming a pixelated mess? My ...
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The is_layer_visible command returns a 'false' result despite layer being turned on and visible

I am trying to update a text box in a print composer using the expression 'is_layer_visible' to determine whether a specific WMS imagery basemap is switched on in the map layout (i.e. 1986 Historical ...
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Can't add basemap (button is greyed out) in ArcGIS Pro 3

I'm following an online course to learn the fundamentals of GIS. We got a ArcGIS Pro 3 to use. Now the course material is all about using ArcMap, which is posing a small problem, but so far I have ...
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OSM base map is not showing up in QField app. In QGIS, layers CRS is EPSG 4326 and basemap CRS by default comes EPSG 3857. Is it the reason? [duplicate]

OSM base map is not showing up in QField app. Is this because of the following reason - Layers CRS is EPSG 4326 and OSM basemap CRS by default comes EPSG 3857, When CRS is set to EPSG 4326 basemap ...
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An error occures when I try to add a basemap ''the underlying connection was closed an unexpected error occurred on a send''

When I try to add a basemap in ArcMap this massage appears to me The underlying connection was closed an unexpected error occurred on a send I use ArcMap 10.1 So, what should I do to solve this ...
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Looking for National Geographic basemaps in QGIS

I need to use National Geographic mapping for a project. I'm unable to find any documentation on how to actually get the basemap into QGIS. How can I do this?
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Tiled basemap not showing at certain scale in QGIS layout

I'm using a certain tiled base map and am encountering difficulties with scaling in the layout-manager within QGIS. For instance the QGIS project shows the basemap at scale 1:750, but the layout ...
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ArcMap won't export USGSTopo basemap

On Friday we started switching the basemaps on some preexisting maps to the USGSTopo basemap provided by ESRI through ArcMap (10.8.2). This was working fine with no issues. Suddenly starting Monday, ...
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How to use data that is in a shapefile as another layer

I've got a shapefile with a large amount of different data attributes in. I would like to use the symbology of the base map to show income inequality as a %, but I would also like to some how over lay ...
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Basemap loading very slow in QGIS

I am trying to load OSM Standard basemap using quickmapservicces plugin in QGIS. It used to work perfectly in my previous and other laptops. I recently bought a new one. Its a higher performance ...
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Different layers and basemaps on both sides with OpenLayers layer swipe

I have created a webmap with a layer swipe using OpenLayers 6.3.1 like this. My goal is to display different WMS layers on both sides with different base maps. For now, I have made it so that I can ...
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Basemaps are blurry/pixelated in ArcGIS Pro

I recently migrated from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro and I am having trouble with the clarity of the basemap (whether World_Hillshade or World_Shaded_relief): It appears pixelated/blurry. I have imported the ...
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How to print large OSM basemap in QGIS

I am very new to QGIS, and an active OpenStreetMap contributor. I would like to print a map to hang on my wall to help me coordinate mapping activities in my town. I have access to a printer that can ...
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QGIS 3.10 how to remove colour from a background layer

I am using QGIS 3.10 and would like to produce a layout map with a white background. I tried the proprieties option by right clicking on the base map layer. In the symbology tab I was able to turn the ...
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QGis 3.22 - Pixelised Map Background

I've got a little problem and I'm out of ideas. My map background is pixelised and I would like to find a solution. The map I'm using is the reference in France (from the national geographic institute)...
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Creating custom basemaps for ArcGIS Enterprise

All the technical articles available are for custom base map creation in AGOL, however if I wanted to author a custom vector basemap (add vector polyline layers of my own into the ESRI world ...
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Plotted shapefile doesn't lie on base map

I am working on choropleth map showing particulate matter by some district of an area. The attribute table is as shown below (with geometry):- The code I used is:- library(mapview) library(dplyr) ...
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QField: adding dynamic basemap

Using QField on an Android Phone, I wanted to import a project created on QGIS 3.24, using QField sync plugin. I did this with earlier versions of QField, but with the newest version 2.1.4, it doesn't ...
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Polygon symbology in ArcGIS Pro

I am working on a basemap project for pedestrians map for that I have a feature class for crosswalks (zebra crossing) as a polygon feature and I want a symbology of black white line as zebra crossing ...
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Unable to display Google basemap using Leaflet.js

I am trying to display Google basemap using leaflet.js on web but getting strange results, screenshot is attached I have also added the code for react component below import React, { Component } from ...
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