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Finding documentation for changes to syntax/parameters of ArcPy tools/functions in ArcGIS Pro? [duplicate]

In a Q&A on this site I recall @KHibma pointing out where in the ArcGIS Pro Help any changes to the syntax (like extra parameters) of a particular tool/function since ArcGIS Pro 1.0.0 could be ...
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Finding GDAL Build Format List?

I am building GDAL from source to limit the list of supported drivers however I cannot find a definitive list of formats and their appropriate shorthand names to use in my ./configure list to set them ...
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Relief Segmentation Tools, SAGA

Where can I find documentation on the tool Relief Segmentation of the library Terrain Analysis?
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Finding algorithms of QGIS commands?

I'm looking for the algorithms (the math) used by QGIS but I can't find any documentation about it The ones I'm looking for are: Minimum bounding geometry (convex hull) Clip a polygon by a ...
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GDAL GetGeoTransform Documentation — Is there an oversight, or what am I misunderstanding?

The documentation for GDALDataset::GetGeoTransform says some things that are rather confusing. Fetches the coefficients for transforming between pixel/line (P,L) raster space, and projection ...
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Generation of documentation for QGIS plugin

I've written rather much docstrings etc. in my QGIS plugin, mostly in order to keep track of the functions for myself, but it would be nice to have some more documentation, like a sphinx page. I ...
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Get a list of all supported EPSG code from OGR

I need get a a list of all supported EPSG code from OGR/GDAL. I need this becaouse i'm developing a C++ application map, and I need this information to put it in a user form. I read the OGR ...
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Lost access to Desktop Help of ArcMap 10.5?

Today I found that I can't aceess help on system tools through "Tool Help" button. It opens help window which says: Can’t reach this page Make sure the web address //ieframe.dll/...
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Python toolbox xml SyncOnce tag meaning

What does the SyncOnce tag mean? I have a Python toolbox and this xml document was created. toolbox.tool.pyt.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <metadata xml:lang="en"> <...
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Function process diagram of cut polygon tool

As far as the Cut Polygon tool from the Editor toolbar is concerned, polygons can be cut into two or more shapes according to that line drawn by a user. Where can I get a detailed function process ...
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Language requesting GeoDjango technical documentation

I am working with a project team that hired a contractor to build a custom GeoDjango webmap application. The application is mature now and the team would like to host it on our network "in-house". I'...
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QGIS Select By Location geometric predicates explanations? [duplicate]

Im trying to test if a polygon either a) touches or b) is only semi-contained by another polygon. The first is self-explanatory i guess, but the second could be many of the different predicates ...
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Is ArcGIS Pro truncating of some legend titles documented?

To understand what was causing a legend title to be truncated from "What's on the map?" to "What's on the" in an ArcGIS Pro 2.1.3 layout I developed the test below: Start ArcGIS Pro Create a new ...
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Are Listing data functions of ArcPy correctly documented with respect to their Return Value?

ArcPy has a number of functions for listing data, and I will use just one of them as an example. However, what I ask seems to apply to all of them. In the Syntax section of the help for ...
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Finding help for QGIS 3.0?

Where do I find the help files for QGIS 3.0? The program links to the version 2.8 help files instead of the current version. There seem to be major differences between the two, and I don't want to ...
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Does documentation for old ArcGIS Pro versions remain available online?

I have a suspicion that arcpy.CreateFeatureClass_management() has one more parameter at ArcGIS Pro 2.1.2 than it did at ArcGIS Pro 2.0. Is the ArcGIS Pro 2.0 Help still available online to check this?...
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QGIS python custom properties for labeling

I have some code that is working great for adding labels to my vector layers: layer.setCustomProperty("labeling", "pal") layer.setCustomProperty("labeling/enabled", "true") layer....
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Where to find attribute description

I've received a Arcgis layer containing streets, represented by polylines. When I identify a specific street, a large attribute table pops up: OBJECTID Shape LINK_ID ST_NAME FEAT_ID ST_LANGCD ...
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Configuring HERE maps on CartoDB Builder (config/app_config.yml) [closed]

I'm installing the CartoDB platform on productive environment. I'm working on about 2 weeks with all tutorials I can find with Google, reading the repository documentation, and all stuff that can help ...
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Does OSM road segment has GPS information about the Intersecting roads in them?

I have been reading about OSM Road from accepted answers here like, how-to-split-osm-roads-into-individual-segments-at-intersections finding-all-segments-that-makeup-a-road-in-osm and my question, ...
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Documenting custom Python functions in QGIS using styles?

This question shows how to document a custom function. However, I'd like to document my function in the same way the rest of the functions are. So far, I just can manage to create the highlited part ...
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Finding documentation for arcpy.gp functions?

I'm learning ArcPy and trying to export models to Python scripts to get a feel for it. I have a model that generalizes a land cover raster by reclassifying and using some other spatial analyst tools (...
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Evaluating training samples for supervised image classification in ArcGIS Pro?

Its my first time using ArcGIS Pro and I have started doing a supervised classification. In most software you have some tools such as histograms, scatterplots and/or statistics to evaluate training ...
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Difference between postgis.net and postgis.org for PostGIS documentation?

What is the difference between two sites hosting different PostGIS docs? For example: http://postgis.net/docs/ST_Intersects.html http://postgis.org/docs/ST_Intersects.html
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Understanding Join Attributes by Location in QGIS?

I wonder if there is somewhere an explanation for the parameters that can be set when running the Algorithm "Join Attributes by Location" in QGIS 2.18. I had a look here: Documentation QGIS Testing |...
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WFS GetCapabilities in human readable format?

I've got that impressions that GetCapabilites is essential part of machine to machine data interchange. However, I also feel that the returned XML includes information that should be presented in ...
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List of parameters accepted by osm2po server?

Can someone please point me to the full list of parameters accepted by osm2po server (osm2poService)? The documentation under "Server" section on osm2po.de seems to be incomplete. For example, ...
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What does ArcMap's Network Analyst tool actually do when more than one facility is loaded?

I built a network dataset (a system of roads) and loaded multiple facilities in the "Facilities" layer of the NA window. I clicked "Solve" to run the analysis and saw that my network lines now have ...
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Help using offline QGIS API documentation

I have downloaded the QGIS documentation for offline usage, am I correct in thinking that the qgis.qch file is the one I need to open to view the documentation, using Qt Assistant? I have a Qt ...
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R and osmar : the doc's example does not work for me, “Opening and ending tag mismatch”

I can't make osmar work anymore. I tried to reproduce the documentation's example, and even that produces a very long error code. I could not find the same error anywhere. Any idea ? The code is : ...
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ArcGIS for server install guides documentation PDF?

ESRI has install guides online which I would like to print and keep on file as a PDF. I could create a PDF from each step then bind these together but it seems like a lengthy and cumbersome process. ...
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Invoking Context-sensitive Help for Python AddIn Button?

In an experimental Python AddIn that I've created using ArcPy from ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop I have put some test help into my config.xml for a button called Button4: <Button caption="Button4" ...
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Accessing ArcView 3.X help after Windows 7 install?

How do I access ArcView 3.X help after Windows 7 install? ArcView works but I can't access help.
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Seeking Python GDAL documentation?

Is there an official documentation for the python GDAL module? There are various cookbooks, but scant information on each function or arguments for the most basic functions.
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Processing Tools Help Documentation for QGIS? [duplicate]

I'm used to ArcGIS but am attracted to QGIS for its open source (free) nature. At present I'm trying to use native QGIS processing tools and also script my own algorithms (was used to geoprocessing ...
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Python and QGIS multiprocessing documentation?

Where can we find better documention for python QGIS multiprocessing. Especially regarding the multiprocessing of python and QGIS.
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Where to find Advanced Python Field Calculator qgis syntax documentation

I am trying to follow some tutorials using Advanced Python field calculator, but when I enter the formula value = $geom.area() / < area> I get syntax error as in picture, while if I substitute ...
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Using MapMarker Streets?

My company recently installed MapMarker v28.0, and the product description says it comes with something called MapMarker Streets. My company has an older web application, and the streets we use are ...
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Is there a way to (helpfully) give feedback on QGIS Training Manual?

I'm just working my way through some of the current QGIS Training Manual: http://docs.qgis.org/2.6/en/docs/training_manual/ As I work through it I am coming across occasional things which are out-...
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What is a term to describe a latitude OR longitude value but not both together?

I have a location of north 45 degrees, west 90 degrees. This is the coordinate of the point. What is each component of this coordinate called? I'm looking for a generic term to describe either ...
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catalog for spatial plan objects GIS

I want to make plan of building apartments. To make it I have to know what layers I need have and what attributes they must have (for example,communications). Maybe somebody knows is there something ...
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QGIS documentation in French?

I am working on a plugin in qgis and i have to make a document from A to Z about that but on French . and I am looking now for some documentation of python,QT , pyqt4, and QGIS in French.
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How can I specify the ranges in the gdaldem's color configuration file?

I want to render an IMG file according to a specific renderer, and export to a jpeg File. I have asked a question about this, and got a satisfactory answer. The issue now is that I need to write a ...
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Where to find Documentation for developing QGIS Plugins?

I thought I would try to write a plugin for QGIS (some Python code that I hoped I could easily port) I started following http://www.qgisworkshop.org/html/workshop/plugins_tutorial.html but that turned ...
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Are there any resources or standards when writing a GIS data specification?

I have been searching for sources of GIS data specifications to assist with documenting a number of datasets that I'm currently working on. I'm used to looking at Ordnance Survey specifications, such ...
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Seeking documentation for Netezza Spatial Functions?

I am looking for some documentation or manual or reference guide for Netezza Spatial Functions. Any idea where can I get the same?
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Defining parameter descriptions for Python Toolbox help?

I'm trying to create some Python Toolboxes for our ArcMap application (e.g. MyTool.pyt) I can see that the help text is defined with the classes self.description attribute. However, once I run the ...
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OpenLayers API Documentation vs. Developer Documentation

The OpenLayers web site provides two sets of reference documentation: API Docs: http://dev.openlayers.org/apidocs/ Developer Documentation: http://dev.openlayers.org/docs/ For most classes, the API ...
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Whats steps can I suggest to achieve the best Geolocation Result

We are using Geolocation (getCurrentPosition()) in a website to determine a users position when using our site from a mobile device. I want to write an article explaining how the user can obtain the ...
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Buffering in pyQGIS?

I'm looking for some examples to do simple python scripts in QGIS. How would I do a buffer analysis on a dataset? I can't seem to find much in the manual and QGIS python that quite matches the Esri ...