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

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QGIS Project to MBTILES / SLIPPY MAPS

Assuming you have 20+ Qgis projects each with dozens of layers: Background: Web Map Tiles, Features: Millions of Polygons & Points Features are labeled, labels are never overlapping with each ...
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Exporting GIS Images with Transparency

I'm trying to export some images of Gulf of Mexico infrastructure that will later be used for non-GIS purposes as overlays onto sea current/weather maps (likely in photoshop). I have no clue how to ...
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How to export raster from PostGIS enabled DB as GTiff with gdal_translate

When I want to export a GTiff from my PostGIS DB with this code: gdal_translate -of GTiff PG":host='localhost' port:'5432' dbname='landslide' user='postgres' password='pass' schema='public' table='...
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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 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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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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Is it possible to export cross sections from QGIS to HEC-RAS

Is it possible to create cross sections along a river in QGIS and then export the data to HEC-RAS?
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Programatically export Openlayers maps to static image file

As far as I understand this example from the OpenLayers page and the linked source code for this example, OpenLayers3 now has the offical ability to save maps as static image files. However, the ...
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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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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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Using SearchCursor to access & export values in a raster table

I am desperately trying to export the values in a raster table to a .txt file. I've seen some other folk post about this, but for some reason can't get the code to work in my case. I have a raster, ...
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dwg from ArcGIS to Autocad 2012

I haven't used CAD in years and am quite rusty about its features. But a client who uses CAD has been experiencing difficulty lining up *dwg files exported from ArcGIS in their CAD workspace. How can ...
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Exporting geodata from QGIS to Esri File Geodatabase?

For a project I need to create a set of vector data that I think I could do in QGIS. However the customer demands that the final data set needs to be delivered in a Esri File Geodatabase. Is there ...
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Export DXF from QGIS layer using PyQGIS?

I want to export a DXF file from a QGIS layer. Sample code: dialog = QtGui.QFileDialog() dialog.setFileMode(QtGui.QFileDialog.Directory) dialog.setOption(QtGui.QFileDialog.ShowDirsOnly) ...
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How to fix label texts when exporting .mxd to pdf?

I have exported an .mxd to pdf but once I open the pdf, most of my text labels are mis-represented (altered in someway). This is the first time I've had this issue. - What I did when creating the map ...
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Exporting a Whitebox GAT Raster to GeoTIFF format?

I have Whitebox 3.3 and I am trying to export from the Whitebox GAT format to Geotiff. However, I do not see any tools to do this. I have the ExportGeoTIFF.groovy in the scripts folder, but when I ...
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Group and export to pdf based on an attribute field using DDP - Python Script

Using Python, I want to export a map series. Each series needs to be grouped based on an attribute field which is not being used in DDP settings (page num, page index etc...). For example: my ...
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How to export OpenStreetMap data from QGIS for printing

For my work I want to print a road map of Mallorca on A0 size. Therefore it is important that the base file is a vector file. After doing some research I found that I should be able to open ...
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How to export color of polygon from Autocad into QGIS?

I use Qgis 2.14. I have some problem with export .dgn to shp from Autocad. Qgis appropriates random colors to my polygons after export. Somebody knows how i can export original color of my Autocad dgn?...
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How to avoid map refreshes in print composer?

I am trying to make a report with the QGIS composer. This report contains multiple maps. I don't have any trouble to make it, I just have to lock the maps with a right click to avoid them being ...
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How to export a vector layer to a new layer and take extent from canvas?

I want to create a new vector layer based on an existing one and the extent should be based on the current extent of the canvas. How do I do that? Edit: I am looking for a quick way to do that (a ...
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Save map in raster format from QGIS using compression

Is there a method to save a map in raster format from QGIS using compression? For exemple from "Export map" in ArcGIS there are many options to compress the images depending on the file type (tiff, ...
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Avoid reshaped/jagged polygons when exporting from ArcMap to PDF

I realised that exporting a huge amount of building polygons (in my case 86,000 polygons) to a A2 PDF within ArcGIS 10.2.2 the polygons get unacceptably jagged or even reshaped. It gets a bit better ...
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Exporting crown boundaries from tree segmentation in R?

I am using lidR package to segment my trees using lastrees directly from the points clouds. The function works fine, however I would like to export to vector file the canopy boundaries from ...
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How to export all the layers from Table of Content to shp file?

I have got lots of different layers in the Table of Content panel in ArcMap. I want to export them all in shp format in one go. How can I do that? So far I have been doing it one by one by right ...
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Export Postgis Geometry POINT as Label text to DXF or DGN

I really need to export, by the ogr2ogr command or similar, text information related to a geometry position from my PostgreSQL(with PostGIS) database to an AutoCAD DXF layer file or to a Microstation ...
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Exporting ground returns (.las) from classified point cloud?

I have lidar data that is classified as several categories (water, ground etc.). I need to open this lidar data in some software (it will be great if it would be a open source software) and delete a ...
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Creating bookmarked PDF from Mapbook (Python) export script

I regularly use an export script to create multi-page PDFs from Data-Driven-Pages based Map-books. I am able to export and append each individual page to the PDF, and save the PDF in the single-page ...
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Convert MapInfo raster file (.tab) to use it in QGIS and/or ArcGIS

I am trying to convert raster files from MapInfo (.ecw, .jpg, .TAB) in order to use them with QGIS or ArcGIS. I have access to all 3 softwares. I have tried Data interoperability tools in ArcGIS but ...
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Exporting set of layers into multiple PDF (or Adobe Illustrator) files, one at a time?

I am completely NEW to PYTHON(only took a 3-hr entry course in ESRI tutorial. I have a dataset contains files named as "1_A, 1_B, 1_C....12_A,12_B, 12_c,....200_A, 200_B, 200_C..etc." I need to export ...
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Batch export all layers in ArcMap document that have selected features?

I have several layers in an ArcMap Document. All of these layers are stored as shape files. Specific features of the said layers are selected. I want to export the data as shapefile programatically. ...
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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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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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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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Exporting attribute table to text file(.txt) in ModelBuilder

I'm having trouble exporting directly an ArcGIS attribute table to a text file (.txt) while I'm working in ModelBuilder. I tried the followings and none of them worked: Copy Rows tool: I tried to add ...
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How to export the map in very high resolution

I made a map in QGIS. Now I want to export the resulting image (layers upon layers) for further processing in GDAL. The print composer only lets me export an image up to a fixed size. If I try to ...
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How to rename ogr2ogr tables on export to Spatialite?

I'm exporting data from PostGIS to Spatialite using ogr2ogr. The export is working properly, except I need to be able to rename the tables that are being exported. Here's the command I'm using: ...
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Exporting raster to rendered image using standalone script in QGIS?

Using standalone script I loaded a layer, and now I need to export it as an image. See code below: from qgis.core import * from qgis.utils import * from qgis.gui import * from PyQt4.QtGui import *...
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Putting graveyard online in GIS?

I’m not an expert in GIS but recently I studied a bit, came on different sites. Among others QGIS, MangoMap, ArcGIS, … etc A group of 6 small towns in Belgium wants to join efforts for bringing their ...
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ArcGIS - Export raster keep color scheme

I have a *.flt raster loaded in ArcMap. I would like to export this raster as a georeferenced tiff file keeping the color scheme I have provided in the symbology. I right click in TOC, Export Data ...
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QGIS Print Composer Export problems

When I attempt to “Export as PDF” a Print Composer image, it hangs up until I press cntrl/alt/del, whereupon I learn that QGIS is not responding and needs to be closed. I’ve tried this as jpg, jpeg, ...
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Working with PNG images in Photoshop

I have a couple of .png images, they represent relief shadows, only black and white color In ArcCatalog Preview or in ArcMap, I see that image in example, but I when I open it in Adobe Photoshop, ...
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Is there a way to improve the render quality of ESRI basemaps when exporting a map to PDF or JPG?

I've had this problem with ESRI base maps before but not this bad. The problem is that when I use an ESRI basemap as my backdrop, it looks fine in my MXD but when I export the map to PDF, JPG, or ...
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Symbolizing File Geodatabase feature class with Layer File created from AutoCAD drawing?

I received an autocad drawing file which I converted into feature classes with the CAD to Geodatabase tool. I would like to symbolize the exported data in ArcMap the same way it was symbolized in ...
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Export attribute table (feature class) to text file in batch?

What would be the most efficient way to export attribute tables from multiple feature class files stored in a file geodatabase? Export to .txt or .csv. Is there any sort of batch process? Or python ...
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Exporting an image in Google Earth Engine image alignment

When I export an image in Google Earth Engine the resulting raster does not match the original. When I import the export back into Google Earth Engine the is an spatial misalignment between the ...
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inconsistent types in google earth engine with Export.image.toDrive()

I have computed NDVI from Landsat7 image, but when I want to export the result in google drive with Export.image.toDrive() it failed with the message error : Fail with an error : Error: Exported bands ...
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How to automate exporting map for many fields in the same layer?

I need to make a few ~75 frame time-lapse animations where each frame is a map of site status in a given week. Each week's statuses are a different field in a single shapefile. I export a frame of ...
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Export to SHP with ArcPy with query [duplicate]

I have a shapefile with table with area code (field areacode). How can I export with ArcPy each unique area code so I get a SHP file for each one? It takes too long to select the layer and query ...
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How to export a Shapefiles of an OpenStreetMap relation?

Given I have a relation such as this example. I have installed JOSM and QGIS as well as GDAL tools for the shell. I am aware of Overpass-Turbo. What is the best way to export geometry data from ...