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Converting from ESRI Shapefile to Aircom Asset data format

I've shapefile contains vector layer of 3D buildings with their Z values. I'm looking for help to convert this file to AIRCOM International’s ENTERPRISE format. The aim is to use converted vector ...
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Converting CSV (polygon coordinates) to polygon feature class (shapefile)?

I have a CSV table as following : ID;POLYGON 1;(-7.59443,33.55933):(-7.59416,33.55937):(-7.59414,33.55922) 2;(-7.58361,33.56655):(-7.58148,33.56655):(-7.58148,33.56486):(-7.58361,33.56486) The ...
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Convert Raster to vector - create polygons based on each pixel

I want to convert a raster file (100x100m pixel size) which contains population counts as pixel values. I need a vector based file of the 100x100m grids and the population as attributes. I tried ...
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Conversion of Text layers to vector 'Line' Feature Class

Is there a way to convert Text or Labels to Vectors within Geomedia or utilize the Publish to KML and convert using Google Earth? I do not have Adobe Illustrator installed here to 'Create Outlines', ...
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Shift in polygons due to precision loss

I am experiencing some shifting polygon that I obtain via pixel to lat lon conversion. I have a program to do image processing in opencv that uses pixel coordinates and once I had obtain my contours, ...
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GDAL/ogr2ogr ( to convert osm to shapefile)

I use GDAL / ogr2ogr to convert osm to shapefile but I get an error. C:\Users\alo>ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" outputdir "C:\Users\alo\Desktop\London.osm" Warning 1: Cannot find osmconf.ini ...
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Line Model with Z-dimension [duplicate]

I made a contour model of a specific area and named it by its height. I need this Data to import into AutoCAD, so I saved it as .dfx with Information about its Z-dimension, by choosing "include z-...
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Error converting Json file to a feature class

I want to convert some json data being returned from a request to a feature class, but I keep getting a RuntimeError: Object: Error in executing tool. I made a test gdb in a folder 'C:/Workspace/...
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Exporting KML data from QGIS

I have a 12 mb KML file that I can easily import into QGIS. The trouble is when I save it as a shapefile the data in the description field, which is html, becomes truncated. Is there a way to avoid ...
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viewing 3d geographic data (shapefiles, geojson etc.) in google maps?

As the title suggest, is it possible to upload some 3D data (i.e. data with z-values) to google maps and let other users on other computers access/view this data in 3D? And if so, how can this be ...
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Convert high resolution digital PDFs into a shapefile?

I have to convert several of such formats into a shapefile. Is there any open-source software or quicker ways of doing this? One such file - http://ceodelhi.gov.in/ACMAP/5.pdf Another such file is ...
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How to convert .yml to .mml file?

I want to use this style in my tile server. But I am using Carto for creating mapnik.xml. It says I need to supply a mml file to convert it to mapnik xml. Is there any way that I can convert a yml ...
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Converting .pcd LiDAR binary compressed file to .las format?

I have LiDAR data in the format of .pcd in a binary compressed file (version .7). How can I convert it into .las format or any other that can be readable by LAStools in ArcGIS 9.3 version ownwards? ...
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Shapefile conversion to ascii grid

I'm working with shapefile files, but I need to convert to ASCII grid, and I was trying to use QGIS, but the following error occurred: File "/usr/share/qgis/python/plugins/GdalTools/tools/dialogBase....
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AutoCAD / QGIS file sharing

I'm looking for some advice on GIS file formats. At work, we use Trimble GPS to record features in the field so we've been exporting as shapefiles to make maps of sites. I use QGIS and a coworker ...
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Converting GPS points in WGS84 to local Still Water Mine Grid in ArcGIS Desktop?

How to convert GPS points in WGS84 to local Still Water Mine Grid? I got GPS points in WGS84, and just have info: Datum Still Water 0.0 to NAD_27_Montana South: 1903090, 506795 , rotation = -19.9988....
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MapInfo to ArcGIS workspace conversion not retaining all map layers in TAB Reader

I've recently come across the TAB Reader extension for ArcGIS Desktop and am using it to convert from MapInfo to ArcGIS. I'm only testing the waters at the moment, as I've been tasked with finding a ...
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French coordinate conversion

I have an oldish (~2000) french guidebook where geographic coordinates are indicated in a system I don't know and I've been unable to find a suitable conversion. For instance, here are 2 points which ...
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Transforming a polygon to a linestring

Is it possible to (trivially, via a tool in python) to convert a polygon to a linestring? if so, how? If not, why?
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Converting multiple geometry KML to Shapefile

I have a KML file with multiple geometry, points and polygons. I want to convert it to a point Shapefile and a polygon Shapefile. Using OSGeo4W Shell I tried this : ogr2ogr -where "OGR_GEOMETRY='...
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Rotation Matrix Verification

I have been given a TXT file that gives me Earth Centered Inertial (ECI) coordinates and I need to change them to Earth Centered Earth Fixed (ECEF) and North East Down (NED). I believe I have the ...
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Converting .adf to .asc for Creating a Ground Model (InfoWorks ICM)

I am trying to create a ground model in InfoWorks ICM. The files I've been supplied with to do so are in .adf format. I have 5 .adf files, which I'm assuming all contribute to the file I need (much in ...
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What file format has 18n, 18g and 18o file extensions?

My professor (who is now unreachable on holiday) gave me files to work with for a mapping project. The files were retrieved from the Ordinance Survey Ireland webpage. They were used to differentially ...
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Converting .dat files to shapefiles

We have electrical conductivity maps of our fields created using a Veris sensor that are in a .dat file type. We want to import these maps into our Ag leader SMS database, but in order to do that, ...
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Forcing ArcMap to Ignore Double Quotation Mark In CSV Text Field When Exporting to Shapefile?

In ArcMap 10.2 I'm following this workflow: Add .csv to map. Right click .csv, --> "Display XY Data" Right click XY Event Layer, --> "Data" --> "Export Data" --> save it as a shapefile. There are ...
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Divide all values in ASCII table (or raster file)

I have a pile of ASCII files representing 5min radar precipitation sums. The information is given in 1/10 mm which I need to convert into mm for further processing. Is there a way of doing this, ...
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How to convert .nc4 files to .nc using R? [closed]

I have thousands of files with the .nc4 file extension and I'd like to convert them to .nc format using the programming language R. I am using the ncdf4 package to read my data, but I've got no ...
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How can I keep my GEOID a 12 character string when adding csv layer in QGIS?

I am trying to join my csv data to TIGER census block group shapefiles. Every time I bring the table into QGIS it changes the string for the GEOID into a number so the join comes up null. My csv only ...
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How to measure quality of coordinate conversion?

I'm using PROJ.4 in my work and now I want to know how it convert coordinate well, especially longitude/latitude <-> UTM. I can compare the result from proj command with values from some websites ...
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Convert sgrd (SAGA GIS format) to raster or ascii or with R

I need to convert a sgrd file to tif or ascii using R. I converted a big sgrd file (1.4 GB, 376521831 pixels) to ascii using the package RSAGAbut it takes too long (approx. 45 minutes): rsaga.sgrd.to....
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Lock error when converting polygon to raster in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to convert a polygon file to raster but when I execute the function I get this error message: clement\cdq\landuse_mrc4. May be locked by another application. Failed to execute (...
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Create line from csv coordinates

How do I construct a line from this set of data? row 1: 11.617573 -86.099086 91 4.000001;11.617569999999999 -86.09908999999999 91 4.000001;11.617593 -86.099119 90 4.000001;11.61765 -86.09920699999999 ...
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Converting NZ Topo50 Grid Reference to WGS84 Lat/Long

newbie here so please pardon me if I'm asking a silly question. Currently I am required to work with Lat/Long coordinates in WGS84 (EPSG:4326) on QGIS for data analysis. The input data I have comes ...
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Convert a pointZ layer to a point layer [duplicate]

I have a shapefile that show this description under Geometry type of the features in this layer: Point (WKB type: "PointZ") I need to use is it in some plugins that seems to work only with points: ...
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QGIS 3.0.3 python error “/bin/sh: gdal_polygonize.py: command not found”

I have recently downloaded QGIS on my Mac to preform an analysis for my dissertation. I am trying to convert my raster data to polygon data using the gdal_polygonize.py tool provided by QGIS. ...
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Converting CRS?

I am trying to convert an N-triple RDF file which has geometries with WKT which use EPSG/3857 and I need to convert all WKTs to EPSG/4326 (I think it is the same as WGS84). As a first step, I tried ...
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QGIS: How to convert date values with format d-m-yyyy in a string field, into date values with format yyyy-mm-dd in a date field?

I have date values with the format d-m-yyyy in QGIS. They are in string field. I want to convert them into date values with the format yyyy-mm-dd. I want them in a date field. Can this be done ...
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Convert CSV GPS Logs to GPX on Android (GPSBabel on Android)

I bought a GPS Logger - a small device that will, while turned on, log the GPS Coordinates to a SD card every second. It has no display and no other UI than 3 buttons and a couple of LEDs. The Device ...
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Understanding Layers files with same name after MakeFeatureLayer and SaveToLayerFile in ArcPy?

I am trying to convert several shapefiles (in folder G:\desktop\Project\lyr) into layer files using this python code: import arcpy,os from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"G:\desktop\Project\lyr" ...
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Convert xy coordinates into GPS coordinates

I have quite a large dataset with only a x and y coordinate which came from a program that is no longer usable. However I have the GPS coordinates of a few xy coordinates: | place | X | Y | ...
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How to convert Esri Compact Cache to other format? (mbtiles, et.c.)

I need to convert Esri Compact Cache-files to a "better" (a more open & common) format. Ideally I would like to convert to mbtiles or just 'tiles on disk'. What software can perform this ...
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Handling of accented characters in GMAPSUPP.IMG

I'd like to use my Garmin 20 to go biking. Since I do not want to buy one of microSD card from garmin, I'd like to build one myself. For this I went to: http://garmin.openstreetmap.nl/ Selected: "...
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Leaflet.Draw - GeoJSON to KML

I have made a map using the Leaflet Draw plugin which allows the user to download their drawn items. These drawnItems are exported as GeoJSON using the following code from here: document....
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KML to GeoJSON conversion loses extended data

I'm attempting to get property data and geometry from King County. The county provides a KML file with property data as extended data and the geometry as a polygon. <Placemark> <Style>...
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data ASCII to .TIFF batch conversion (translate) error -QGis

I have multiple ASCII file that i want to convert into .iff file. They are saved in a separate file on my pc. I have also importet the all in QGis. To convert them to .tiff format i have used: raster ...
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Convert shapefile into DXF file including Hebrew labels in QGIS 2.18

I try to convert this polygon shapefile into DXF including Hebrew labels (this is the QGIS screenshot): The data source encoding is UTF8 I opened the dxf file in AutoCad - but there no features in ...
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How to transfer data from shapefiles into a PostGIS database?

I have a project in QGIS that has 15 vector layers, each of which is from an ESRI shapefile, and represents the property parcels in a county in Washington State. Each file has an attribute table with ...
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Converting Personal geodatabase to GML format using ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I am working on ArcGIS 10.3. Does anyone know how to convert a personal geodatabase into a GML format?
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Converting .grd to .asc using MapBasic in MapInfo 16

Can someone please provide an example to show how this would work. For example, I am trying to convert from .GRD to .ASC, would my MapBasic code look like this: public void Convert(string "C:\Users\...
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Converting Shapefile to GeoJSON. Both OGR and Mapshaper converters give errors [duplicate]

I'm trying to convert a large Shapefile (120 MB) to GeoJSON. OGR converter gives an error that says process time took over 15 seconds, so process was cancelled. Mapshaper gives the following error: ...