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The recording or reformatting of data into a computer format.

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Displaying Bengali characters in QGIS

Is there a way to display Bengali characters in QGIS? I have a few Bengali words to display on my map but I can't find the right encoding in the shp property encoding list...
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Change encoding type for all files or whole project

How can we change encoding mode for the whole project rather than doing to single shapefiles in QGIS 3.4? I wanted to change "UTF-8" to "Shift_JIS" to all project vector files.
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Encoding problem with Portuguese characters while opening shapefile

I use a shapefile with names in Portuguese that contain special characters. When I add it to QGIS it exchanges special characters for symbols, so I have problems when comparing values with other ...
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Encoding GeoJSON to something other than 'UTF-8' from QGIS

I want to save the shp file as GeoJSON and encode it to system, but my QGIS is disabled for selecting an encoder. Adjusted the 'ignore shapefile incoding declaration' option, but it did not work. I ...
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How can I insert degree symbol to attribute table in feature class?

I am trying to insert a bearing string into an attribute table, I want the string to look like this -> S 58°15'31" W , but what I am getting in the table is this -> S 58°15'31" W The code I am ...
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How to change PostgreSQL layer encoding for QGIS Server

I'm actually stuck trying to update encoding of my PostgreSQL layers to be able to set my project as QGIS server project. In the layers properties, I can't change the layer's encoding. Any hints on ...
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Problems with GeoServer REST API via Python and text encoding

I have checked a few other threads talking about GeoServer REST API and encoding, but nothing seemed to work. I have a dataset already uploaded into GeoServer and now I just want to update some of ...
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Using Google Encoded Polyline Algorithm Format with Oracle Database

Google's Encoded Polyline Algorithm Format is implemented in several GI tools. PostGIS e.g. has ST_AsEncodedPolyline and ST_LineFromEncodedPolyline functions. In contrast, Oracle Database has no ...
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st_read option does not work if parameter is separated from equal (=) sign

This is a small pet peeve. I'm reading a latin1 encoded shapefile in R using st_read and the encoding option. I just found out that if I write encoding=latin1 everything works as expected but, if I ...
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Error when clipping raster in QGIS: “'ascii' codec can't encode character”?

I have done it many times (clipping a raster with a polygon layer or by extension) but today I got an error for the first time and I don't know how to solve it. I am always using the same type of ...
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QGIS 3.4.3 Refactor fields changes symbols in fields (cp1250)

I've been using QGIS Refactor fields to change type, re-order and rename a substantial ammount of columns (statistical data). Most of them hold purely numerical values and are as such not material to ...
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How to change the encoding once a spatialpolygon is loaded in R and how to speed up loading a geodatabase .gdb file?

Question How to change the encoding setting for a spatialpolygon loaded in R without reloading it? Similar to the argument encoding=UTF-8 when loading the file with readOGR or similar to the drop-...
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Shp2pgsql encoding issue / error. Special latin /utf characters (áéíóú) are wrong

I am not able to load accented vowels coming from a Shapefile, to a PostGis geodatabase. This is my information: Operative System: Windows 10. PostgreSql Database: postgresql-10.5-2-windows-x64.exe. ...
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Encoding in Python toolbox?

My Python toolbox uses a function (code below) to save values to a CSV file. When I was using the same code in a Jupyter notebook, saved records were properly encoded (I am dealing with Polish letters ...
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Converting Excel into shapefile (keeping encoding and data type)

I am trying to create a "perfect" shapefile from the Excel data. "Perfect" means that it should match several factors: proper encoding and original data type. Excel file basically contains ...
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Encoding issues in Arcpy, appears unicode?

I have a column that has Greek characters: Example: Like "*\u0395\u03a*") What can I do to make it appear as it should? What I have tried: import sys reload(sys) sys.setdefaultencoding('utf-8') ...
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how to change encoding of a geopackage in QGIS 3

For other formats you just go to Label >> Properties >> Source and there's a clickable button to select from a list of locales; but this box is grayed out for GPKG, is there a way to change the ...
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QGis Server labels encoding

I have a PostgreSQL database with "UTF-8" encoding which contains data in russian language. Each table of database loaded in QGis as a PostGIS layer. I want to show labels of objects on a map. When I ...
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Change data source encoding of GetFeatureInfo response for a WMS in QGIS

How do I change the data source encoding of the GetFeatureInfo Request of a WMS-Layer in QGIS 2.18.x/3.x? I can't find any setting to handle the encoding. I need UTF-8 encoding for special characters ...
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Export Shapefile with UTF-8 encoding for non-english characters in GeoPandas? [closed]

This part of code puts the EΞ characters in a column and when exported it shows ?? in their place. dff['KAEK']=dff['CAD'].str[:5].add('ΕΞ').add(dff['CAD_AD_F'].str[5:]).add(dff['rank']) dff.to_file(...
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Several letters missing in QGIS 3.0.3 [closed]

My QGIS cannot display several letters, like for example Ž, Đ, š..... Other programs on my PC do recognize these letters/fonts. What can I do?
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Unicode problems while writing selected features to a new shapefile with Fiona

I have a shapefile with a large number of geographic features (marine protected areas). I'm trying to read through all of the areas in the shapefile, select those that fit a certain criterion, and ...
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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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Problem with encoding when clipping raster

I am using QGIS 2.18 on a Linux Mint computer using UTF8. I downloaded solar radiation raster data from PVGIS. The files are encoded as us-ascii (according to the linux command tool file -bi). Opening ...
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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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Encoding format in QGIS, Vietnamese accents

What's the data source encoding to use in QGIS to delete the Vietnamese accents? I want to get my data in the attribute table from Bình Chánh to Bing Chanh.
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Change data source encoding in QGIS 3.0.x?

Changing Data source encoding through layer Properties worked well for me until version 3.0.x - now, the field is grayed out and shows only UTF-8. Our Data sources are quite mixed and I get spades, ...
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QGIS tools change special characters to unreadables

QGIS tools change special characters (õ, à) of attributes into unreadable characters. Example: # load 1 wfs feature uri = "http://geo.vliz.be/geoserver/MarineRegions/ows?service=WFS&version=1.0....
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ArcGIS 10.4 strange phenomenon with special Unicode Characters Column

I worked on this problem for a while and I have localized it pretty well now to ArcGIS 10.4 at its core (haven't tested 10.5): A column that contains special Unicode Characters (emojis) is not read ...
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Encoding issues (UTF-8 to latin1) in the production of shapefiles using QGIS API

We are facing encoding problems with shapefiles trying to convert UTF-8 encoding to latin1/ISO8859-1 using QGIS API. In QGIS desktop over the layer added to the TOC doing "save as" and specifying the ...
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How to extract the text encoding from a shapefile?

Is there any way to extract the encoding, like utf8, from a shapefile? I want to be able to write a script that enables the user to import shapefiles without having to worry about which encoding the ...
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Issues loading Layers with Cyrillic Characters to Geoserver 2.12

I am running Windows 7. With a Pure installation of Geoserver 2.12.1 (2.12.0 is the same). Trying to upload local layer with cyrrilic name: Pure installation of Geoserver 2.10.0 (2.11.4 is the ...
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Change shapefile encoding to ASCII in QGIS?

I want to convert my shapefile encoding source to ASCII but unfortunately it is not given in the encoding source type. Maybe it is given with different name or it is not supported in QGIS? Please ...
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Open WMTS query parameter encoding with “+” character in QGis [closed]

I am trying to create a WMTS endpoint with query parameters in the urls that contain a + character. So my resource url looks like this: <ResourceURL format="image/png" template="http://localhost/...
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french accents changed to junk characters when saving the SLD in geoserver 2.11.2 [closed]

I have a shapefile with french accent and needs to be published in geoserver 2.11.2. I have my geoserver in tomcat 8.5 and am using Ubuntu 14.04. The french accents are showing fine in get feature ...
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French accents in geoserver

I am using geoserver 2.11.2 and tomcat 8.5. I have some french accents in shapefile. The french accents looks fine when viewing the attributes in QGIS. But it appears as special characters when ...
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How to view french characters in QGIS attribute table

I have a shapefile 'output' with encoding windows-1252 IANA encoding. The attributes of a column contains some french characters which appears as ?. Even i tried the changing the encoding of QGIS ...
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Display Emoji Characters in QGIS

I have data with emoji characters in a field that in ArcMap are shown as emojis in the Attribute Table. I've tried all the usual encoding suspects in QGIS but haven't managed to get them display ...
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Issues with OSM encoding

I am having troubles with the encoding of the osm data in R. Here is a reproducible example using the osmar package: osmData <- osmar::get_osm(osmar::center_bbox(23.334360, 42.693180, 100, 100)) ...
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Interlis Encoding Problem

Right now, I start using Interlis in QGIS (I never used Interlis before...). However, there seems to be a systematical encoding problem. When I select the transfer file and start the import, the ...
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ogr2ogr mssqlspatial string imports as a single special character

When importing a shapefile (in this case a public census tract shapefile) into SQL Server 2016 using ogr2ogr, the string fields are set to a single special character. The geography and integer fields ...
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Pythonaddins Message Box encoding problem

I've been trying to create a MessageBox with accented characters. To do so, I used the decode() and encode() functions. The code is part of a Python Toolbox. pythonaddins.MessageBox("ééàà".decode('...
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Change default data source encoding in QGIS to utf8

Working in languages with special characters, I always struggle with remembering to change the data source encoding from system to utf8 when I import files. Is there a way to have it automatically use ...
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How to change character set in all columns of many tables in Postgresql / PostGIS?

I have inserted hundreds of tables (from shapefile format) in a Postgresql / Postgis database with the shp2pgsql tool. But because I have encoding issues, I want to change character set in all columns ...
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Is it possible to change default encoding for QGIS?

I often transfer layers from Windows machine to Linux and vice versa and it causes me problems (incorrectly displayed labels and same with text in attribute table) when I use drag and drop to put ...
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Usage of “160” instead of “156” as the UN M49 or ISO 3166-1 numeric country code for China

I'm guessing the short answer is "Something complicated and political to do with Taiwan", but I'd like to know the detail... I'm matching up some different international data sources and ran into a ...
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PyShp ASCII encoding error

I want to filter a set of Point Shapefiles using PyShp. That works fine with one of the file sets (one point shapefile) but throws an error for another set that states: UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' ...
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Preventing GDAL-dissolve from ignoring attribute encoding?

Given a huge shapefile which needs desolving by one attribute field to reduce redundancy. The GDAL dissolve functionality does that quite swiftly but the output attributes change the encoding so äöü ...
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Encoding not active in Save vector layer as

I've seen some former questions regarding encoding problems in QGIS, but I'm not able to find any answer for solution. I'm a novice in QGIS 2.14(2.18) and want to convert an Esri Shapefile to ...
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How to fix encoding problem in shapefile importing?

I tried to import a shapefile to postgresql. I used PostGIS shapefile import/export manager. Earlier I have done same thing but did not face any problem. But this time I am facing problem with ...