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

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How to keep polygons detailed when exporting in QGIS?

When i export to pdf from QGIS the polygons become rounded or bloated. This image is a printscreen from the workspace in QGIS: This image is a printscreen from the pdf (size A3 zoomed in 800%): ...
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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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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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What GIS software is required to export a GIS map as a hi-res raster image?

I am looking for some (preferably free) GIS software that will enable me to export multi-layered world maps (made up of shapefiles and KML files and so on...) as high resolution (21,000 pixels wide), ...
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Export a configured Atlas with a Python script / command line?

I just want to export a configured Atlas (composer with Atlas option and cover layer enabled) I tried this : composerView = qgis.utils.iface.activeComposers()[0] composition = composerView....
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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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QGIS Export Shapefile using PyQgis

I am trying to export selected feature using PyQgis. Till now I have tried these codes. After using this I can select feature but don't know how to export selected feature to new shapefile. canvas= ...
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How to Export a Personal Geodatabase to ArcSDE

I want to copy/export my personal geodatabase which consists of feature datasets, relationship class etc to an Enterprise geodatabase. What would be the best approach?
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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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QGIS to Illustrator: file cannot be opened because there is not enough RAM

I am having trouble getting my files to transfer or export to a vector file. When I open the file in Adobe illustrator there is a lot of information missing. I have tried to "save selection as a ...
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Why is my animation exported from ArcGlobe not playing?

The exporting process has finished and an avi file was created. When I try playing it, it raises an error in WMP as well as VLC. VLC gives me some information: "audio or video format not supported "...
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How can I export data from a feature layer in ArcGis Server?

I'm using a public ArcGis server with some data I would like to export to shape or some other format. I know I can make a program (I'm a developer) that could query the server for all the features on ...
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Interactive geographic region definitions

Background An organization has regions within a province, but has no list of coordinates that define region boundaries. I would like to draw custom polygon areas on a map using a web-based and user-...
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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 identify feature vertices that are part of a donut hole in ArcGIS 10?

I´m exporting the coordinates of polygon vertices to a CSV-File using the "Feature Vertices to Points" and then the "Export feature attributes to ASCII" tools. Some of these polygons have holes (...
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Exporting list of Feature Classes to CSV using ArcPy and Python?

I am successfully using the follow script import arcpy from arcpy import env import os env.workspace = ("WORKSPACE") fcList = arcpy.ListFeatureClasses() print fcList to export feature class names ...
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Why does export to AI rasterize all my vector layers?

I have no raster layers in my map document and no transparencies. Yet the map is rasterized when exported to AI. (Map frame and coordinate grid are vector graphics but everything in the map itself is ...
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Conversion huge raster (50 000 000 cells) in to .xyz

I do have DEM approx. 40x5km with cell size 2x2m, which gives approx. 50 000 000 points. I need to export it to .xyz (1pt = 1 line in format x y z) file in order to use it in MIKE21. It seemed like ...
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Exporting reduced size PDF in ArcMap?

Currently if I export my map to a PDF in ArcMap 10.2, I end up with a PDF that is like 32 MB of data. Our MS Outlook email system caps us off at 15MB per email, so I end up having to open the newly ...
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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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Is it possible to export data from google maps?

I plan to create a map using food-restaurant locations in Manhattan, NY. Since there is a large quantity of densely located restaurants it would be a pain to collect it by hand. Is it possible to ...
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The maximum record length exceeded?

I downloaded some census tract data which are stored in .gdb. I am able to open them in ArcGIS as shpfiles. I selected some tracts and tried to export them into another folder. But I kept getting this ...
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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 MXD layout view to GeoTIFF?

It my be old issue, but I can't find right solution. How to produce GeoTIFF from layout view not from data view? Any simple solution?
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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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Export CSV from QGIS without thousands separator

I need to export a GeoPackage file from QGIS 3.2 as CSV file. The GeoPackage contains two fields: UID as Integer and S_SCH as String (yes, it really is a string). It looks like: UID S_SCH 654321 ...
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Exporting mxd using ArcPy/Python without opening it?

I would like to be able to update a load of pdf and jgeg maps once the data has been updated. Currently people have to open each mxd and export the map in each format. I've written a short python ...
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QGIS print composer export excludes one layer

I am trying to export a map from QGIS print composer but the resulting files (I've tried all image, .svg, and .pdf formats) do not appear as the map did in the composer. It is as if one of the raster ...
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How to preserve the order of fields when exporting a table from ArcMap?

ArcMap allows you to re-order fields in an attribute table, by dragging+dropping either within the layer's > Properties > Fields tab, or within the Table window. However, the order of the fields ...
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QGIS exporting huge SVG [duplicate]

I'm having trouble exporting an SVG(or a PDF for that matter) from the QGIS print composer. I have a relatively simple map that should, when exported as an SVG, be maybe around 1MB in size, tops. But ...
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Editing shapefile in Excel without losing points for ArcMap?

I have a point shapefile with a lot of data that needs to be cleaned up. I'd much prefer to work with the table in Excel. When I use the "Table to Excel" tool, I can get the data into Excel, but when ...
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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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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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Reducing time for Export to PDF (or any other alternative to print maps) in ArcPy?

For my work, I designed a tool to create PDF maps with large amount of data, intersected with 5 buffer rings using ArcPy. The job involves intersecting points, selecting points, generating Elevation ...
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Join on attributes and write vector or create feature from Oracle SDO with pyqgis

QGIS 2.14 & 2.18 Step 1 : I do an extraction with QgsDataSourceURI() #get geometries uri = QgsDataSourceURI() uri.setConnection("svdbocsva003.test.blavla.lan", "1521", "tata", "toto", "pwd") uri....
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Save as shapefile error in QGIS

When I try to save a specific vector shapefile (line) as another vector shapefile line also (Backup Copy) in QGIS version 2.10 or 2.18.3 I get the following error message: Export to vector file ...
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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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Is it possible to export my FME workbench canvas as a JPEG?

I want to print my FME workbench to a JPG so that the entire canvas is in one image. I have tried printing it to a PDF but it is trying to put it on multiple pages. I have even tried setting the ...
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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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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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Export a shapefile attribute for points contained in that file for very large datasets with QGIS?

I've imported a multi-shape shapefile with ~300.000 shapes (445MB shapefile) and a CSV file with ~2.500.000 point coordinates into QGIS (100MB CSV file). I converted the CSV file to shapefile as well, ...
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How do I save topology errors in QGIS?

I'm currently doing a project on finding blocked roads in a road network layer. I've figured that I can use the topology checker with the rule 'must not have dangles' and find them this way. But I can'...
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Generating a vector contour map of fictional terrain

Originally I had asked this on the Graphics Design SE but after some realization of the question I was asking, it's probably better to ask it here. I'm making a fantasy world map in illustrator that ...
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How to export data from ArcGis to .txt? [duplicate]

I have a file-geodatbase,it is a road network of a city. Now I want to export the data into .txt file for map matching, I have installed ArcGis for Desktop and not used ArcGis before, what should I ...
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Preventing ArcMap from Clipping Neatline when Exporting Map

I cannot seem to keep ArcMap from clipping off a fraction of an inch on the edges of the maps I am exporting: I would like the 1.5 point border that is set for the legend to be uniform around the ...
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Exporting each layer in map to separate image using ArcPy?

I have a mxd file with multiple layers I have to export to PNG/JPG. I would like to create a script which turns on layers one at the time before they are exported. So far I have come up with the ...
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arcpy, ExportToSVG using paths

I want to export part of the map into (very big) SVG file. First I tried to do this using REST API: https://*server*/ArcGIS/rest/services/General/Etages/MapServer/export. This worked, the SVG file ...
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Exporting QGIS project to Mapnik XML?

Is it possible to export a QGIS project to Mapnik xml? I'm using QGIS 2.4 and Quantumnik does not seem to work with that version.
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Has Export to AI (Adobe Illustrator) changed at ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2?

In the past when I would export vector layers from ArcGIS each layer would be nested in a group with a clipping path over the top. Now when I Export to AI from 10.2 that layer's features are 5-6 ...
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How to export 2D vector graphic from ArcScene to Illustrator?

I need to know how to export 2d vector graphic from ArcScene so I can edit it with Adobe Illustrator. I've tried changing the options when I export 2D scene as AI file or PDF file, but they always ...