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The process of moving geographic data or maps from one storage format or software, to another.

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Export Google Maps Route to KML/GPX

Since Google pulled the plug on Google Maps Classic, I'm reluctantly moving to its Google Maps New application. However, I didn't find how to export a route to a GPX or KML file so it can be copied ...
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Exporting attribute table to Excel from QGIS?

I have seen all the questions for how to export an attribute table to Excel from QGIS, and I try all the answers like copy paste, CSV (in fact this I do not know where to find), but none seems to be ...
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Exporting table to XYZ ASCII file via ArcPy?

I'm looking for a way to export an ArcGIS table (created with the Sample tool) to a text file via ArcPy. I can do this in ArcGIS via the context menu by right-clicking the table, but have not found ...
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Exporting shapefile to PostGIS database in QGIS [closed]

How do I export a vector shapefile to PostGIS database? I am asking what format I have to export it.
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Export ArcGIS tiles data to any image format

I've a raster dataset in Cache/Mixed format in ArcGIS. I need to export this into a georeferenced tiff or any other raster image format in order to use it as base map in some other desktop based GIS ...
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How can I sucessfully import 3D surface and features from ArcGIS 10 into Sketchup 8?

What are the steps required to successfully export an entire 3D model (composed of TIN surfaces, 3D polygons, 3D polylines and 3D points) from ArcGIS 10 to Sketchup 8? Preferably, I would like the ...
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Creating CSV with geometry as WKT in QGIS (with choosing field delimiter)

Is there a way to choose the field delimiter when exporting a CSV with geometry as wkt in QGIS? I have a shapefile with donut holes and I'd like to export it as a CSV. It's for a partner whose DB ...
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Exporting multiple featureclasses to shapefiles using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have many feature classes in a geodatabase and I need to save/export them into shapefiles. Any Ideas? Click on every single layer -> export is not a good option, due to the number of feature ...
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How to reproject 500 CSV files efficiently and easily using QGIS?

I know, my question is similar to some old ones on this site. I've a lot of CSV files (geo coordinates) to import to qgis (and then to convert them), and the usual way is not the best way to do it (...
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Exporting data from Collect Values output in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I'm currently playing with ModelBuilder. I've added a picture of the model I have at the moment. This model is currently iterating 6 shapefiles, so each of the 'output values' contain 6 figures in a ...
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How can I export a linestring to a GPX file in QGIS?

I have a linestring in a vector layer in QGIS. How can I expot/save this linestring as a GPX file? I tried to select the linestring, then right click on the vector layer and choose "Save selection as....
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How to export/save a layer composition to GeoTiff?

I want to export/save a QGIS composition of raster/vector layers to a GEOTIFF or ECW raster with high resolution (20 000 * 20 000 Pixel).
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Exporting Selected Feature to New Shapefile using ArcPy?

I currently have a search cursor iterating through a shapefile in ArcGIS 10.1 that selects a feature and runs a viewshed analysis on that feature (and only that feature). What's the easiest way to ...
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How to export polygon coordinates to CSV (not WKT)?

I am trying to export polygon coordinates from a shapefile to a CSV file, but so far all my attempts have failed. I have found numerous questions and answers about this, but none have solved my ...
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Save a WMS layer on your Hard Drive via QGIS?

Well, here's another question. I'm working on a set of WMS data right now and i wanted to know if you can save it on a Hard drive. I do know that you can save the current view as a georeferenced Tif, ...
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How to Prevent Data Driven Pages From Hanging on Subsequent Export?

I am working in ArcMap 10.3.0 and exporting through Data Driven Pages (DDP). The DDP export works as expected the first time and for immediate subsequent exports, but if I use DDP to export again ...
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How can I avoid incomplete WMS layers when exporting large maps in QGIS 2.6?

I have a QGIS 2.6 project with around 20 vector layers and an WMS layer (working on Ubuntu 14.04). WMS rendering works OK, although a little bit slow, and exporting A4-size maps also works properly (...
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How to specify fields to export from QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.0.1 and am connected to a MS SQL Server spatially enabled database (not ESRI). I am able to connect to the layer and load it into my TOC just fine. I have hidden a number of fields ...
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How to work within ArcGIS image server export limits?

I need to clip out a region of an arcgis image service that is larger than the export limit. I'm not trying to defeat copy protection or anything of that nature. The data is from a service belonging ...
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Exporting several files at same time in QGIS?

I have a lot of .TAB files open in QGIS and I want to save them to .SHP so I can work with them in ArcMap. Is there a way to save/export all these files at the same time or do I really have to "save ...
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How to export attribute tables to Excel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I export an attribute table in ArcGIS version 9.3.1 to Excel? We are running 10.0 and are trying to simply export an attribute table to Excel other than exporting to ...
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Exporting to DXF file from QGIS?

Is it possible to export labels based on Shapefile attributes into a DXF file? I use QGIS 1.7.4. I've been reading a CSV file and view it as a Shape Layer. With the help of attributes from the File ...
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How to export only some feature classes to xml using ArcObjects?

I need to export some of the feature classes to an xml file ("export xml workspace") quite often so I'd like to automate the process. I've found an example here how to export a feature dataset to an ...
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Save to GitHub from QGIS

I was wondering if there is a way, or plugin, to save files (i.e. geojson, kml, shp, etc.) from QGIS directly into GitHub. I know you can save it locally to a hard drive and copy it over, but I am ...
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How can I export a list of points as a matrix in ArcGIS 10.0?

I have a grid made of points (see attachment) with values for altitude extracted from a DEM. I need to export these values not as list, but as a matrix of size 50x50 to be read in SciLab. The grid is ...
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Exporting list of values into csv or txt file using ArcPy? [closed]

I would like to know how to export in ArcGIS Desktop a list of values calculated in Python script into one of the following data formats: csv, txt, xls, dbase or other. I would also like to know how ...
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How to export attribute table to Excel using ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

In previous versions I could just export as a .DBF file, open it with Excel and then convert it to an Excel file. However, now in ArcGIS 9.3.1 the .DBF file can no longer be open by Excel. I have also ...
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Iterating over layers and export them as PNG images with PyQGIS in a standalone script?

I would like to export specific layers as a png from a QGIS .qgs map. From the table of contents the script would first export the "boundary, climits, and Div1_Irrig_1956_0" layers as one png. The ...
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Exporting from Wikimapia to KML?

I'm not a API person but a GIS user and I would like to export points from a category from Wikimapia to KML or any other useful GIS formats. Has anyone developed that? It could be interesting to ...
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Saving (converting) raster objects in R?

I want to save my raster plot that produced with R to ArcGIS raster (.img, .tif and ASCII) file.
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What is the Typical Workflow from QGIS to Publishing Programs?

I have been playing with using Inkscape to combine my CAD title block and the map project created in QGIS. I was curious to understand what a typical workflow might be to Inkscape or another post ...
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Export a Sketchup Model to ArcGIS's Multipatch?

I have a very large model made in Google Sketchup v 7.1. I would like to export this to a Multipatch featureclass, so that I can view it in ArcScene, with other 3D data. I have tried several things, ...
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Sending file of custom python script with all parameters for popup interface already defined?

I have a python script in ArcGIS 10 that when clicked, has a popup for a user to choose parameters. I would like to send this file to someone else. While I could send them the python code and have ...
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When to use Clip Output to Graphics Extent in ArcMap?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10. When would one use this check box when exporting a map? I never use it, but I see it. Here's the check box, it shows up when you're in Layout view and go to File > ...
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Clipping/exporting multiple selected vector layers in map to extent of another raster/vector layer in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a way to clip/export selected vector layers (more than one) in a map to the extent of another raster/vector layer at a time?? in Arcgis or any other software. I am using Arcgis10. I am ...
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Error when using pgsql2shp

I try to export geographical data from a postgis database to a shapefile with pgsql2shp. Normally this works fine, but now I receive the following error. Preparing table for user query... Done. ...
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Batch export from multiple QGS projects to image or PDF

I'm looking out for a way to batch export to PDF or image many composers spread in many QGS projects, the same way the plugin Map Printer does, but on a large number of projects at the same time. ...
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How to improve speed of Export to PDF by ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working with the Fire Station Wall Map template in ArcGIS 10.1. My export to PDF is taking upwards of 30-45 minutes. Using the default PDF settings in the export menu. My map is 60" x 36" so ...
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Batch export multiple layers to DXF

I have only had limited experience with QGIS. What i have: I currently have many different layers (water mains, sewer mains, drainage etc.). These layers are TAB files with attributed data. What I ...
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ArcMap layout view missing page rulers and border?

Sometimes, but not always, when I open an existing .mxd, the rulers and border (and shadow) are missing in layout view. All elements are there otherwise. When this happens, I am unable to export to ...
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Why is QGIS 1.8 crashing when exporting to PDF?

I want to export for example this: but qgis crashes. Sometimes with an error message std::bad_alloc. But: My Mac has 8 GByte RAM and "just" 5,... something (of 8) GByte are used, moreover there is > ...
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Is there a limit to the number of polygon points you can export to CSV in QGIS 2.4?

Using QGIS 2.4 I am currently importing a csv file with ~30,000 polygons (polygons in WKT format). I also have a United States shapefile. I have used the Clip function to get only the polygons that ...
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QGIS run python script upon print composer export

I'm looking for a way to execute a python script upon exporting a print composer. Specifically, I want it to run once for each page exported. (logging some data and possibly updating a database). So ...
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Exporting DEM-derived rasters to CSV from QGIS?

I have been able to import into QGIS a set of raster topographic maps and the associated DEM raster maps. It registered the two for me. From there I have calculated the associated slope raster map. ...
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GeoTIFF file creation from .Tiff file

I'm working on some software that displays a map, like this: ![enter image description here][1] I also have some export functions which exports the about image as .bmp/.Tiff/.Jpg/.PNG/.Wmf/.SVG ...
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Multi-page export in *.tiff and other image formats using Export Map?

Is there a way to export multiple maps in *.tiff using "Export Map" and setting Data Driven Pages? Because Data Drive Page work in "Export map" only with PDF.
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Leaflet export to jpg

Does anybody know if there is a way to export the current view of a Leaflet map to jpg? The setup is as follows: Leaflet is hooked up to an Oracle database. Depending on user interaction, various ...
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Exported DXF from QGIS won't open in AutoCAD

I exported a DXF from QGIS by right-clicking on the layer. Then tried to open in AutoCAD 2000. That did not work. AutoCAD gave a failure-message: Unknown Value "AC1018" found in drawingversion. ...
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Why can't I export XY data to a shapefile?

I have added a table from Access to ArcMap, and then used 'Display XY data' to plot points. When I then try to export the Events to a shapefile I get an error message telling me: "Error exporting ...
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Is there a way to export the style, along with a shapefile, to a kml in QGIS?

I see there were plugins in the past that may have done this such as qgis2kml and qgis2google, but they no longer exist.