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"Convert" usually tags questions where a change of physical file format or of coordinate representation is needed.

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Inaccurate results when converting coordinates to EPSG:53004 with geotools and

I am not very well aquainted with geographic data, but I'm working on a student project, where I have to position points from GPS coordinates around Warsaw on a particular shapefile map. It came with ...
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Conversion of CSV to DBF is getting error message, why?

My code import arcpy, os, shutil, re from arcpy import env arcpy.env.workspace = "R:\GIS_Data\Earthquake_Data\Updates\Eq_updates.mdb" path = r"R:\GIS_Data\Earthquake_Data\Updates" In_path = r"R:\...
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What happens to .dbf file with TableToDBASE?

I have been trying to use TableToDBASE without success. I looked at this help link: http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/10.3/tools/conversion-toolbox/table-to-dbase.htm. The code runs fine but it does ...
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ERROR 1: Error : band 1 has no color table

I would like to convert a GeoTIFF to PNG or JPEG RGB, and my GeoTIFF is stripped of a lot of valuable data (I think..) I am on ubuntu and I am using gdal_translate to try and make a GeoTIFF turn into ...
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Transforming .osm file into a .svg file with an equivalent geometry, without applying styling

I have an existing .osm file (containing a small part of OpenStreetMap database). I am looking for way to convert it into .svg file. Note that I am not interested in applying any styling based on ...
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dbf to shp within BASH (ogr2ogr would be ideal)

I have a CSV with many points and attributes that I'm trying to convert into a shapefile but I'm having no luck. I have installed gdal-bin and can use my terminal environment to create a shapefile ...
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Unknown coordinate system from web API

I'm trying to figure out (and eventually convert to WGS) projection system of coordinates I get from one web API service. As an example - lat, long = 71804125, 180232666 is a point in Cracow, Poland. ...
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QGIS ShapeTools XY to line empty output

I have a shapefile with 2 points. I am using the XY to Line tool in the ShapeTools plugin to create a Geodesic, Great Circle, and Simple Line. However, in each case, the tool is running successfully, ...
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Projecting map from overlay and tile for server?

I am not from the geographic field and am having issues finding the correct words to feed google, or this really hasn't been asked before. Simply put: I have a map in a bunch of KMZ files. I want ...
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Choosing UTM to NED Conversion method?

I am having GPS and SFM (Structure for motion) trajectory in UTM coordinates. I wanted to convert the both trajectory to NED (North East Down). Method 1 In First step: I converted the data from UTM -...
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Converting multiple CSVs to shapefiles?

I have a script that I've used to import information in a CSV to a shapefile. What I'd like to do is make it so that this script will run on all CSVs in a specific folder location, creating multiple ...
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qgis-bin.exe - Entry Point Not Found

I'm trying to convert a .gdb to .shp and I understand this is possible with 3.4. I didn't have any luck with 2.18. I'm aware this question has come up previously but I have tried the other solutions ...
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QGIS 3.4 ERROR:/bin/sh: 1: gdal_polygonize.py: not found

I am working with Xubuntu 18.04 Bionic and QGIS 3.4. When I try to convert raster to vector (polygonise) with GDAL command gdal_polygonize.py /home/tec/Documents/QGISdata/ADN_Avignon_DAB2018b/GeoTif/...
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999999 Generic Error when converting CSVs to dBase with TableToTable_conversion()

I am attempting to convert 5 fairly large CSV files into DBFs using ArcPy. My code is below. Currently when I run this script I am met with the following error: ExecuteError: ERROR 999999: Error ...
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r.recode error with QGIS 3.4

Yesterday, I successfully ran the r.recode Grass-command from QGIS 3.2 Bonn on a Windows 10 machine to recalculate a DEM-geotiff. Today, I installed QGIS 3.4 Madeira and de-installed all older QGIS-...
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Exporting SQL Server .bak files to a shapefile? [closed]

I have no experience using Microsoft SQL Server at all. Someone gave me a .bak file of their database and said that I can extract their spatial data that way. They said that they would not export them ...
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Converting 12-hour time to 24-hour time in QGIS

I have a data set with hours such as 8am to 6pm. I would like to convert this from 12 hour clock format into 24 hour clock format. So instead of "8am to 6pm" I would want "08:00-18:00" Does anyone ...
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ArcMap “datum transformation is expected, but the parameter is empty” projection error

I have a feature class in GCS North American 1983 that I need to convert to US National Atlas Equal Area. When I try to use the Project feature in ArcToolbox, after selecting ...
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Correct Format for UTM coordinates fed to ArcMap “Convert Coordinate Notation” Tool?

I am trying to use Arc's (v.10.2) "Convert Coordinate Notation Tool" to convert UTM coordinates into WGS84. The UTMs are in one column of an Excel spreadsheet as follows: UTM 346677 E 5293198 N ...
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Json To Features ERROR 001558: Error parsing json file. The workspace is not connected

I am trying to convert a JSON file into a feature. My code was working fine until today and now I am getting the following error - ExecuteError: ERROR 001558: Error parsing json file '<filepath>'...
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Batch convertion of .tab files to a single .gml using ogr2ogr

My task is to convert .tab files from a directory (C:\Users\Vadim\Downloads\vec\MapInfo\snp) to a single GML file (snp.gml). I use OSGeo4w Shell. So I wrote a following command: ogr2ogr -f "GML" C:\...
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Converting lat,lon to x,y coordinates with pyproj

I am trying to convert lat,lon to x,y coordinates in France, using the pyproj library and what I am doing is obviously wrong. Here is some of my code: import pyproj import math PROJ='+proj=utm +...
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Using dBase table converted from CSV to Make Route Event Layer?

I'm using the tool 'Make Route Event Layer' and I need to use a dBase table for the event table, but the data are saved in a CSV file. When I try with dBase table that I created myself all go good, ...
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Automating conversion from .SHP to .GPX for thousands of shapefiles?

I am looking for a way to automate conversion from .Shp to .Gpx. I know how to save a shapefile into gpx in a layer, but it would take too much time to do 1 by 1 as we might receive thousands of ...
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Convert shapefile > 4 GB to ESRI Geodatabase

I have 2 large shapefiles > 4 GB and 2 GB, is it possible using QGIS or ArcGIS to convert this to an ESRI Geodatabase so I can work with the data? I have ArcGIS Advanced License 10.5.1 and QGIS 3.2. ...
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Getting dates from an attribute table

I'm using the following to get a list of dates in a field called "EFF_DATE" from an attribute table for some pre-selected features. selectDates = [row[0] for row in arcpy.da.SearchCursor(selects, "...
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Mismatch between coordinates systems when converting from x, y -> lat long

UPDATE THIS HAS BEEN RESOLVED, THE ISSUES WERE RELATED TO THE WRONG CONVERSION OF NDSFutility JS Code into Java I have a building's footprint which I extract from an IFC file: https://www.iso.org/...
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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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Converting Raster to vector and creating polygons based on each pixel using QGIS

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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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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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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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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