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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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Converting LiDAR point cloud to 3D mesh?

I have an unstructured point cloud of a street in LAS format (.las), scanned from a driving car. The point cloud also stores RGB information. Is there any software that can convert the point cloud to ...
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How can I convert these coordinates to decimal degrees

We have extracted the following coordinate set from a Microsoft SQL database, but are unable to convert it to a coordinate system that makes sense. We know that the coordinates should be in Cape Town, ...
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QGS Project file with multi-geometry shapefiles conversion to a single KML file with styles

How can we convert an entire QGS Project file with multi-geometry shapefiles into a single KML file with styles from QGIS?
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How to convert GTFS stop data to a spreadsheet?

I'm trying to make a timetable in a spreadsheet by converting the agency's provided GTFS data. Unfortunately, I have been unable to find any tools for doing this. It seems as though many people use ...
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ArcPy .csv to Shapefile Conversion Errors

I have scripted a series 10 files that are run daily in order to generate an interpolation of data. However, I periodically have encountered errors where not all of the .csv data is being translated ...
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QGIS saving raster styles as vectors

I am using QGIS for analysis of aerial images. I have used the properties>style menu to create colour-banding for my raster map layer. This created 2 colour bands - but I want to convert these to ...
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DMS coordinates precision

I'm trying to convert Lat/Lon coordinate to decimal and vice-versa. Now using https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1140189/converting-latitude-and-longitude-to-decimal-values. When I convert 16° 17′ ...
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Reading LiDAR attributes from a .mat file?

I am working on some LiDAR dataset. I am used to importing the LiDAR data from .las files. I generally use liblas library in Python to import the same. Recently, I found the dataset in .mat format ...
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Converting GPX timestamps to different format for ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to figure out an easy or efficient way to convert the timestamps contained in GPX files to a different timestamp. I have data for air quality levels saved in an excel spreadsheet and want ...
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Convert Line to central point in QGIS?

I want to use QGIS to convert millions of lines (It's a Streetlayer.shp) to Points. I know, that there is a way to do that but what I haven't figured out yet is following problem: The conversion-tool ...
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Converting Korea 2000 coordinate system to WGS84?

I have coordinates in Korea 2000 EPSG:5181 projected coordinate system. Is there a way to make a formulation in excel to convert these coordinates to lat long (WGS84)?
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Polygon to polyline conversion

I've got a polygon of agriculture field. I want to fill this polygon area with polylines in equal spaces between them (it supposed to represent the tree lines). those lines are not only for symbolic ...
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Convert from EPSG 3857 to EPSG 4326 QGIS2.18

I need to convert EPSG 3857 to EPSG 4326 in a plugin. #example EPSG 3857 x = 5062443.00656 y = -952576.546977 #convert here to EPSG 4326 #...
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Converting xy coordinates in ITRF2000 to long lat WGS84 [closed]

How can I convert the x y coordinates which are in ITRF2000 coordinate system to long lat WGS84?
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Convert PolygonZ to ordinary Polygon Shapefile [duplicate]

I'm using QGIS version 2.18.11 When looking in properties > metadata of a layer it says PolygonZ. I would like it converted to Polygon instead so I can merge the PolygonZ shapefile with another. ...
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Converting KMZ file with png images to shapefile?

I have a KMZ file with data cell phone antenna coverage. I try to convert with tool kml to layer but it converts only points. That information with coverage disappeared. I tried to use ET but it also ...
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Conversion of workspace to ordinary .tab

Does anyone know a way for converting a wokspace (*wor., *.mvs) to an ordinary MapInfo table (.tab)? I have worked in workspace with a high number of GPS-field registrations. I have made changes (...
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How to convert latitude and longitude to x y coordinates (in meters)

I had an excel spreadsheet that included latitude and longitude coordinates for a series of points. I created a shapefile in QGIS from this data and selected the correct CRS (NAD83 / Massachusetts ...
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PostGIS Multipolygon when converted to shapefile doesn't match the source geometry

I am trying to convert a MULTIPOLYGON record from PostGIS (v2.2.2) to the shapefile via QGIS (v2.18.9), but the source geometry and the resulting shapefile do not match as displayed on the images ...
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Converting text files to .xyz files [closed]

I need to import data on WAsP software but I am finding problems to convert the data I got from an official website to a file readable by WAsP. in summary I have a file like this: -39.0250 -6....
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Lat/Long Format and Conversion

I have downloaded data in a .mif file format and I was having issues overlaying it in QGIS. I checked the attribute table and the latitude and longitude were showing as below, this is one line from ...
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Arcpy: import xls to point shapefile

I need to convert a .xls file to a point shapefile. The Excel file contains points in Lat, Lon with many attribute fields. I wrote this script to convert from .xls to .dbf and then to shapefile but it ...
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Splitting and converting a large tif files into multiple .hgt files

I'm quite new to GIS format and conversions, so be patient with a newbie. I got stuck on a file conversion and I'm looking for some help this to fix my scripts. I have a big 5 GB tif file with a ...
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Inserting TIFF file in ArcMap?

I have toposheet in .PDF format and I have converted it into tiff using ArcGIS 10.3 conversion tool. When I try to insert tiff file it is not showing in output folder.!
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Converting dimension feature class into standard feature class using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have found very little information regarding if it is possible to convert a dimension feature class into a standard feature class. This would hypothetically be done in an SDE environment. Our theory ...
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Converting coordinate results of arcpy.AddXY to Degrees Minutes Seconds Format?

I ran the AddXY Coordinates tool on a feature class that did not have any coordinates fields. I now have two fields "POINT_X" and "POINT_Y". My objective is to convert the value in those two fields ...
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Conversion between lat/lon and local coordinate system

I have local coordinate system, this is the red grid on the image. Red grid XY points measured in meters, and I know: The 0;0 point of the red grid and the lat/lon coordinates of this one point. (the ...
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Converting polygon in grid points for each grid of 100m*100m in PyQGIS?

I want to convert my polygon layers into point layer where I will have a point for each grid of 100m *100m grid for entire polygon layers using PyQGIS ? I don't know any library function for grid ...
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GDAL - Python27 - Text to shapefile

I've been looking for a way to convert txt file columns to shapefile's. With the code below I am able to divide txt columns, what I don't know is how to store all those columns in a point shapefile, ...
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Extracting GeometryCollections From SQL

I am trying to convert SQL Shapes to ESRI Shapefiles using the instructions in this blog post from a few years back and OSGeo4W. https://alastaira.wordpress.com/2011/09/29/exporting-spatial-data-from-...
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Kmz features are labeled by global ID. Can I label them differently?

So I have taken a layer from ArcMap and exported it to a kmz. It is a map of electric utilities in a single county. When I look at the kmz in google earth, it is mapped correctly, however, every ...
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Converting Excel Data to Projected Point Shapefile says Invalid SQL statement was used?

I am trying to take an excel file, display xy data, export, and then project. When using the VTDeerCulverts excel file (field names listed in pdf below) the process works until I project the data. At ...
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PyProj - Transform coordinate in “HK80 grid” to “WGS 84 / UTM zone 49N or 49S”

Am trying to use python pyproj to do the above conversion (convert/transform from Hong Kong GRID to Hong Kong UTM), but am getting different values from the expected result. My expected conversion ...
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Export ArcMap Symbology to table, text or other format?

In ArcMap how can I export a symbology style to table or text format such as .csv?
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Converting Shapefile to DGN dos not display all geometry in MicroStation?

I am trying to convert a shapefile of FEMA floodplains from shapefile format to DGN format for use in MicroStation. I'm using the "Export to CAD" tool in ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 The conversion appears ...
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Convert Some unknown location format to Decimal format

I have seen one Website, which contains the coordinate and other information. I found that coordinates is in a different format, I can't convert to decimal format. The Website is : Check here ...
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get .osm file from .mbtiles file

I need to merge data from an OSM map with some other data (tiles) I get from a tileserver. I can import and display both layers well in QGIS and all zoom levels work fine. Now, I would like to export ...
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Converting images to different file formats using GeoTools

After searching through GeoTools documentation and following their tutorials, I have failed to find a class that can convert images to different format (for example translate a .tif to .jpg). Does ...
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Converting point cloud (.txt) to shapefile with ArcPy? [duplicate]

I have lots of .txt files (point cloud) which are raw data acquired from from LIDAR and containing XYZI values. I want to convert them to shapefile. Is there a way I can do that instead of adding XY ...
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QGIS export/save to .dxf scale problems

I'm working in AutoCAD with a layer from a shapefile. The problem occurs when Autocad opens the file : the coordinates are the same than in QGIS, but when I try to draw a line 1 meter is 0,00001 in ...
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Convert DEM elevation points from centimeters to meters

I would like to convert a large DEM stored in PostGIS which contains elevation values in centimeters to elevation in meters. I found an easy way by updating each point like this: UPDATE mydem a SET ...
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Problem importing OSM multipolygon buildings with inner courtyards into QGIS

I want to import polygons representing buildings in my local area from OSM into QGIS (v 2.18.11). Regular polygons are fine. There are also 3 buildings represented by multipolygon relations in the ...
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How to convert multiple Geospatial PDFs to map tiles

What is the best way to convert Geo-referenced PDF files (like the Canadian BC http://pub.data.gov.bc.ca/datasets/177864/pdf/ or USGS maps) to a collection of tiled XYZ web maps. I would like to ...
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Converting .las to .pcd file using PDAL?

Is it possible to translate .las files to .pcd with PDAL? If so, using which tool? I need an example about how to set the command-line with such tool. If it is not possible (or alternatively), is ...
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Converting multiple drawing files to shapefiles

I have multiple dwg files and I need to convert them from CAD file to shapefile using Arcpy. I am trying to export each layer in .dwg file (i.e. annotation, point, polygon, polyline and Multipath ...
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Converting ArcGIS point shapefile to Adobe Illustrator?

I have 60000 points .shp file and I want correctly convert them into .AI. I want to receive the simple circles, but when converting I can get only: polygon with a number of points which when zooming ...
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Converting shapefile To GeoJSON using ArcPy?

I would like to convert a shapefile to geojson using python window in arcmap. I did not find any python code to do so. any idea? I want to import my shape in a leaflet map but since there are too ...
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Combine XY Coordinates with JPEG to make GEOTIFF

I have a collection of 750 high-res jpeg images that are not geo-referenced, but for each of these images I have the center point coordinate as a shapefile. How can I merge these two so that I make a ...
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Converting feature to raster, missing values

I have converted many features from the same shapefile to rasters, but am now getting an issue where values are missing. Converting the percentage values in column a212 (data type long) produces a ...
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Tool for merging OSM and Google route data

I'm using google API in order to solve a routing problem; by giving it points of source and destination and demanding the route. Now I want to project the route on an OSM map. Is there any tools to ...