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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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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 ...
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What are Valid feature class and table names in ArcGIS Desktop?

What are the rules for naming valid feature classes and tables in ArcGIS Desktop, and is there any supporting document which can explain all the dataset naming limitations?
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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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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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What is the tiling scheme of TileCache?

I am using TileCache from MetaCarta to create tiles for a WMS service. It creates a tile with an URL like http://example.com/tiles/Admin/06/000/000/357/000/000/158.png. I am trying to understand how ...
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Creating sidebar help information for Python script tools of ArcGIS Desktop?

I have been creating custom tools (Python script tools) using Python with the ArcPy module. I can set up the tool successfully with parameters and all, but I cannot figure out how to create help ...
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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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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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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....