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How are GeoTIFF and JPEG created? [on hold]

How are they related to raster data and what GIS software is capable of proccessing these two image formats?
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Getting error from Timestamp format for QGIS Time Manager?

I encounter a strange error in QGIS Timemanager: I have two csv-files, encoded UTF-8, EPSG 4326. Only one of them can be read by timemanager-plugin, the other one produces this error-message: An ...
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Change data format in QGIS field calculator using format_date

I´d like to change the data format in the attribute table from yyyy-MM-dd (default) to dd.MM.yy using the format_date function in the field calculator. Using: format_date(date, 'dd.MM.yy') I got ...
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Dashed line with different colour fill and stroke in QGIS

How can I create a dashed line with a different fill and stroke colour? I have a white dash line on my map "former range" which doesn't show up in the legend, which has a white background. I want to ...
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VIIRS DNB daily data processing using ArcGIS Desktop?

The VIIRS-DNB daily data is availbale in .H5 format. How can I process the data to tiff/geotiff format? It is losing its projection when loaded into ArcMap 10.1 and even if exported into tiff ...
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Changing name of file download from browser app?

I am developing browser application using MapServer and JavaScript. I've got part where on map click I get FeatureInfo about an object: function getFeatureInfoGML(map){ var openwindowhandle=...
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Interpreting the type and type name of data formats in QGIS

I am trying to wrap my head around storing attribute values in the most efficient way for a large shapefile (>1 000 000 records). I have found excellent descriptions of data representations in 8-bit, ...
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Optimal method to convert raster from 32bit Float to 8bit Byte to reduce file size in QGIS 3

I have a raster file (.tif) that contains integer values from 1 to 31. I have realized that the values are stored as Float32 with NoData Value=-3.39999999999999996e+38 (see raster information below). ...
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Removing extra dots when loading Python script

This is probably a silly question, but I'm having a problem whenever I load a Python script in ArcMap where extra dots are loaded with the script (see below) that I must manually delete prior to ...
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GeoNetwork address format

In GeoNetwork 3.4, the default format for Metadata information "Contact" is the American Format i.e. street, nummer, city, Postal Code, Country example: Rue Vautier 29, Bruxelles, 1000, Belgium ...
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Changing date format in QGIS?

I have just created a date field attribute. In Proprieties > Fields of the layer I made this: And the attribute tables shows this: What I want to see is the date in this format: 07-01-2019 and ...
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Limiting decimal digits in attribute table of a dbf file using writeOGR function of R?

I'm writing an ESRI shapefile using writeOGR function of R on a linux platform. Then I visualize the dbf file using dbfdump command to read the attributes but the real numbers in the attribute table ...
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String Formatting;-Calling values from a dictionary to select by attribute in fc

New to python. In the code below, I create a dictionary b={} and wish to call keys to select by attribute. All goes well until I am required to format strings to come up with whereclause. I am ...
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Time Slider feature in ArcGIS 10.5 is displaying layer time extent to 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM

I've add a polygon shapefile that has a field that contains date and time in it's column. However, when I attempt to calculate the layer time extent I'm getting the values of 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM ...
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What are TRW or TRE formatted locations?

I have data from a U.S. state and for each item, there is a Location ID in the format T##R##E-## Sometimes the E is a W. What is this format?
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What file format has 18n, 18g and 18o file extensions?

My professor (who is now unreachable on holiday) gave me files to work with for a mapping project. The files were retrieved from the Ordinance Survey Ireland webpage. They were used to differentially ...
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Arcmap reads column of integers in .csv as strings instead of numbers [duplicate]

When reading a column of integers (land cover classes) from a CSV file, ArcMap (10.5) automatically assigns a field type of 'string', rather than a number format (e.g. 'Long'). This makes it so you ...
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Select Entrys by Time

I want to select entries of my GPS-Point data only recorded from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and close out all others. Right now, its in a String format (00:00:06). I tried "time": >= '07:00:00' and "time": &...
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What could cause text under 255 characters to import as BLOB format?

I'm importing a table from an .accdb file in Access 2016 into ArcMap 10.6 via an OLE DB connection and one of my nine text fields is importing in BLOB format. It and all the other fields are formatted ...
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Format date in CartoCSS infowindow

I have a date feild in my data and when I add it to an info window, it shows in zulu time (2017-11-06T00:00:00.000). Is there a way to format the cartoCSS and HTML so that only the date, and not the ...
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Raster Calculator QGIS 3.0 , cannot specify output data type

I am trying to generate a raster layer from the subtraction of a DSM raster layer and a DTM raster layer. Both my DSM and DTM are in float64 data type. When I run the raster calculator to do the ...
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Why ENVI IDL writing gifs upside down?

I have a binary classification file shows urban areas. I need to convert this file to 8 bit unsigned integer GIF format. ENVI can't save images as GIF so I've used IDL and write a few lines to ...
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QGIS Attribute Table Format (columns and rows)

I am having a Data Format problem with Qgis using the timemanager. I loaded a layer with timecodes and values for 1 point and finally made it work. Now i dont have one point, but 250. Those 250 points ...
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Lat/Long Format and Conversion

I have downloaded data in a .mif file format and I was having issues overlaying it in QGIS. I checked the attribute table and the latitude and longitude were showing as below, this is one line from ...
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OpenLayers 4.2 - Changing the interaction geometry type from polygon to multipolygon

I would like to make a selection with DragBox interaction and get the geometry type to Multipolygon. Right now I'm getting a Polygon type back : var source = new ol.source.Vector({wrapX: false}); ...
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Trouble-shooting Time Manager date format problem [duplicate]

I've been trying to format a field in a vector file in QGIS to be run in Time manager and, for some reason I can't figure out, it still is not running. I read the other threads here associated with ...
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Identify the degree , Minutes and seconds from coordinates

I have coordinates which has degree format, i want to convert it into decimal format, For this i want to grab Degree , Minutes and seconds from coordinates. Standard format is DDMMSS N / DDMMSS E , ...
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Latitude/Longitude conversion [closed]

I have 64 bit as lat/long (32 bit lat , 32 bit long). I don't know its original format (and type) but I know its position on Google map. I extract lat long as below (in MATLAB): lat=uint32*180/2^31 ...
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Sum of numeric field is not displaying as a real number in QGIS

I have calculated the area of polygons in my map in the Attribute Table with the Field calculator This command gives me a new column with the area for each polygon Then I go to the "Basic Statistics ...
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GeoServer WMS GetCapabilities AJAX response as JSON?

How can I get GeoServer WMS GetCapabilities request as JSON? For example this is a WMS link: https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/GeoServer/NSDE/ows?service=WMS&request=GetCapabilities& I am getting ...
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Need to edit and rearrange Text points in QGIS

I have thousands of points currently saved as a Drawing Interchange file that I brought into a QGIS project. Each point has attributes that has one bar of text assigned to it. I need to add a word ...
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Convert Text to Mtext and rearrange with QGIS

I have multiple names and parcel data in text form in AutoCAD. I want to make them in the format as follows: N/F First and Last Name (Same as Shown) T.A #Tax Number (Add T.A. # to each then keep ...
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PyQGIS QgsRasterCalculator output format

I am currently scripting a simple raster operation. But, since I must do it thousands of time I would prefer if the output could be in the same format as the input or, at least in Int16. Yet, it ...
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Geographic coordinates; Different latitude & longitude format?

I am having trouble identifying what format these coordinates are in. Is it DMS? Latitude Longitude N49-46.7 W086-56.4 N51-28.7 W000-27.7 N40-51.0 W074-03.6 N01-21.6 E103-59.4 How do ...
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Address formatting for TIGER geocoder

I'm making some test for the geocoder comparing it with google and I have noticed that the results depend a lot on the address format. E.G. These give addresses: 358 SEVENTH AVENUE MANHATTAN 10001 ...
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GPS coordinates to OLEX

My goal is to convert gps coordinates to the format which the OLEX plotter has, so I can import them as marks. So I created a point at 64 10.239N and 51 41.523W I exported the point, and the file ...
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Alternative file format to ESRI Shapefile? [duplicate]

ESRI Shapefile requires multiple file, such as .shp, .prj and etc. and it's not preferable for me. So I'm looking for substitute to it. Are there good file formats which meet the follows ? Results ...
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How to output rasters other than 16-bit with the Arc Polyline to Raster tool?

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.4.1, I am attempting to convert a FGDB line feature class to a raster using the Polyline to Raster tool. The input feature's value field contains integer values that range ...
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In a shapefile, is it possible to have multiple rows linked to a same map feature?

I want to know whether it is possible to have more than one row of the dbf file that comes with a shapefile map linked to the same feature of such shapefile. The reason for that is simple: to have ...
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Inserting GPS coordinates in QGIS [closed]

I have a problem with creating - inserting GPS coordinates into QGIS. I have my coordinates in this format: N 45.66209; E 013.99382 and I want to insert them. I am using the function Numerical ...
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Opening .grd from R in QGIS?

How to open .grd raster layers in QGIS (or any other GIS)? I have looked through previous questions, but not found any answer. My raster layers are outputs from running bfastSpatial in R and I can't ...
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Format individual line segments of a polygon

Is it possible to apply different formats to different line segments of a polygon in QGIS? I am delineating forest stands within a property, and would like to change the formatting of one of the line ...
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Moving rasters from ArcGIS 10.0 to Mapinfo Pro 15.0?

I have several rasters in ArcGIS in GRID format. I need to move them into Mapinfo environment and I'm a bit confused about the most optimal format. Overall, is it recommended to export ArcGIS GRID ...
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RQGIS Vectorgrid output format issue

I just started using RQGIS. I ran the example code using qgis:polygoncentroids shown on https://github.com/jannes-m/RQGIS with no problem. I tried then to create a vector grid using qgis:vectorgrid ...
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X-Y coordinates unknown coordinate system? [duplicate]

I received a .dbf file with coordinates in a numerical format I have not been able to identify (for example (X,Y): 6151578.03, 2090875.69). These coordinates represent bus stop locations in the Orange ...
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Date Formatting Mess

I am trying to format a date field that underwent incorrect importation. The result was that the date format became coded in a way i am unsure of. Is there a simple way using the field calculator ...
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Geoserver buffer json input format

I am trying to execute a buffer operation using geoserver 2.8.3, but i'd rather use json than GML to send this request. Is it possible to perform an Execute operation this way? The describe process ...
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Import *.svg file in QGIS

I installed the new version of QGIS 2.16 and I want to import an image (SVG file) as symbol for my point, but the setting style supports only xml format in import. Before, with an older version of ...
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decimals and commas in QGIS - how to display in Qt designer form

I use Qt designer, create a new form, add several line edit (qLineEdit) widgets, rename them the same as the fields in a QGIS attribute table, and save. In QGIS I associate the new .ui file in Layer ...
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Fixing time error when exporting data from ArcGIS Online?

I frequently have to export data from a layer in ArcGIS online (that is created from Arc Collector offsite) to excel via CSV format. One of the fields is the CreationDate field that is automatically ...