Questions tagged [gpx]

GPS eXchange Format is an open non-propietary GPS file format free from license restrictions used to describe waypoints, tracks, and routes. Its tags store location, elevation, and time. Outside of Esri, it is the defacto standard for exchanging GPS data between applications.

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Polygonize area surrounded by buffer in QGIS

I have an automated system in QGIS that separates loops from GPX traces and works out their centroid using 'Polygonize' >> 'Keep N biggest parts' >> 'Centroids'. However, quite often it ...
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Best way to batch convert gpx files to shp?

I have a folder full of gpx files that I need to convert to shapefiles in QGIS. Is there a tool to batch convert or a script to iterate the process so I don't need to do it one by one?
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What detail of GPX route or track invokes turn alert on Garmin navigation device?

I have a route that includes many zigzags in single track trails, and my Garmin is alerting me to "turn" on said single tracks. How can I edit the points on the route to indicate when it is ...
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How to load GPX tracks in graphical modeler as input

Is there a way to load tracks from GPX into graphical modeler as vector input? When you open GPX in QGIS, it comes up with dialog listing layers: route_points routes track_points tracks waypoints It ...
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Is there an automated way to import a GPX file and use the filename as the layer name in QGIS?

I'm using QGIS, importing a lot of GPX files, always selecting the tracks layer for each one and clicking OK. The layers end up being named tracks by default. Is there a way to import GPX files (...
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Batch processing GPX tracks

I have a manual QGIS system that starts when I load a GPX file into QGIS and perform a number of actions on it. It all works perfectly. I want to automate this process using the QGIS Graphical Modeler,...
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Storing elevation for hiking paths as polylines

I need to store the z value for hiking paths. I have the GPS coordinates (points) and the tracks (polylines). I know I can store elevation data easily with the points but are there any ways of storing ...
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Can't export GPX from RunKeeper in BaseCamp

I exported a GPX file from the Runkeeper website. The file itself seems to be valid and I was able to use it in GeoSetter. I was also able to open it using ITN Converter which was allegedly a ...
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Problem with a gpx file

I downloaded a GPX file from a tourism web site. However, when I tried to import this file to Google Earth or Garmin's Basecamp, they both complained that the file format was wrong. I opened the GPX ...
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Different data formats for trace files

I am working on a project which has multiple data formats like GPX, OSM etc Now the code I have to work on has input data in a different format than these two like below: 624029,41.879176,-87.649627,...
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OpenLayers 3+: Start/end icons

How to create markers/icons at the startpoint and endpoint automatically in OL/JS? I'm doing this right now - I know startpoint and endpoint from PHP analysis: var startpoint = new ol.Feature({ ...
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Can GpsBabel join tracks into single track?

I sometimes need to merge/join multiple tracks from multiple GPX files, and end up with a single track in a single file. Even if the tracks are in the right order + direction, it looks like GpsBabel ...
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Assign elevation data to GPX from LIDAR data

I am totally new to this, so sorry for the basic question. I have some GPX files which have elevation data, but I am aiming for greater accuracy. Currently I have used OS benchmarks to correct the ...
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Creating Raster from Strava GPX data

I am working on maybe an unusual project right now. I have downloaded a race route from my Strava account as a GPX file and then used the GPX to Points tool in Arc. What tool should I use and what ...
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QGIS: Load GPX polygon (as polyline) creates additional lines (GPS Tools)

this is slightly confusing: I want to upload a polygon to my Garmin Etrex Vista HCx in QGIS 3.10.3 using GPS Tools. I have now managed - to convert my polygon to GPX (convert to polyline, save as ...
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QGIS export to GPX: Error “Geometry type of 'multi polygon' not supported” (GPS tools) [duplicate]

I am trying to convert a shapefile with multiple polygons to a GPX file in QGIS 3.10.3, which has now repeatedly failed with varying export settings since "MultiPolygon" is not supported. I have ...
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GPX to shapefile using OGR in Python [duplicate]

I am converting a GPX file to shapefile using OGR in Python. After converting it to .shp the time field only show 'date' and it excludes the time part. What could be problem in converting.
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Can total ascent be hard-coded into GPX, TCX or FIT files?

Indoor workouts (including heart rate data) can be saved as GPX. The file can then be edited to hard-code total distance of the workout. Can total ascent also be saved in the file, or alternatively in ...
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GPX track not show in Leaflet map

I would like to display a map featuring both a marker and a track, the latter loaded from a GPX file on my local machine. I have been trying to use the leaflet-gpx plugin but since I am totally new ...
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Leaflet controls unchecked when initialized

I'm creating a leaflet map with multiple (gpx) tracks loaded via an ajax call. The tracks are organised in categories so the user can switch which tracks he wishes to see. The problem I have is ...
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Upload waypoints to OpenStreetMap

I want to upload waypoints recorded in the Maps.me App onto openstreetmap.org for further editing. Already tried: Export from Maps.me to .kml then conversion to .gpx with QGIS (second try with ...
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Writing script to append Multiple GPX Files using ArcPy

I am using ArcMap 10.7. How do I write a script to insert multiple GPX Files as a Feature Class? What I was thinking is batching the files together in to one file and then running the code I ...
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Does GPS tools plugin change attribute table?

I am using QGIS 3.4.14. To inport a GPX file I usually just drag it on QGIS surface, and there I have my GPX layer with a complete attributes table (ID, elevation, time etc., plus some empty columns). ...
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GPX route generator for android

I am looking for a free, easy to use android app or mobile friendly website to plan a route and save it in GPX format. So far I have seen https://mapstogpx.com/ which unfortunately does not work with ...
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Transfering GPX files from Basecamp to CSV files for use in ArcMap

How do I transfer GPX files from Garmin Basecamp to CSV files for use in ArcMap? I have saved all my points and tracks in Basecamp and now need to plot them on ArcMap.
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Import GPX track into existing Line/MultiLineString Layer

I'm working on a project to map utility lines on a small university campus. We have paper maps right now, and we're looking to step into the modern era a little bit. What I currently have set up is ...
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Converting QGIS vector layer to single track that can be used in Garmin Basecamp

I would like to export a vector layer from QGIS into a GPX file consisting just of a single track. I can export the layer, which in QGIS shows a cycle route, i.e. a single line, in GPX format. I think ...
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GPX driver not working with vsicurl

I want to access a couple of GPX files online to extract the tracks and waypoints for some feature classes. When I download the files, ogrinfo (version 2.4.1 on a Mac)works fine. ogrinfo /Users/...
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Uploading GPX file to website and displaying it visually

I'd like to create a file upload button and then print the resulting gpx file on the map, could anyone have a look at this code to see where I'm going wrong? body: <form action="/action_page.php"...
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GPX visualiser using JavaScript [closed]

I'm trying to write an HTML page where the user can upload a GPX file and it is then converted into a series of points on a map, using OpenStreetMap. What is the best way to do this? (Using JavaScript)...
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Openlayer 5.3 : select part of gpx/kml [closed]

I created a page where people can upload a gpx or kml file. Openlayers makes this a piece of cake. But now I would like to provide some kind of editing to select a piece of the multilinestring. What ...
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Change measuring frequncy of gpx file

I need to change the measuring interval ("resolution") of tracks in gpx files. The reason is that I want to try a QGIS plugin that requires a specific interval. I took a look at gpsbabel but from ...
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Issue creating a GPX file using GeoPandas

I am trying to write a GPX file using GeoPandas and Fiona. gdf = gpd.read_file('data.shp', headesr= None) gdf.to_file('data.gpx', 'GPX') The geodataframe created still having the column names. First ...
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Convert LiDAR GPX to DEM in QGIS?

I'm a water resources engineer with literally zero GIS experience. I'm working as a volunteer on a Engineers Without Borders project delivering safe drinking water to a remote community, where my team ...
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How to split BIG 4GB GPX file into many?

How to split such file into many smaller ones ? It contains around 6 million different routes. I want to split 1 file with 6 million features (line string paths) so I have 6 million features. 1 ...
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Profile tool and GPS data in QGIS

I am trying to get elevation graph with the Terrain profile tool on my GPS data and can't get it to work. I have GPX file from a drive. I got this imported in QGIS. I have elevation data for each ...
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Viewing route in GPX format together with POIs in KMZ format?

I've got a route for an ultra endurance cycling event (1000 miles unsupported) as well as a KMZ file with all of the churches in the country (Denmark). Churches are of great help since they have ...
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Generating single GPX File from two feature classes in ArcGIS Pro [closed]

I currently have two feature classes. One is a point feature class consisting of sampling stations for a citizen science project. The second is a line feature class consisting of the route that an ...
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Import OSMAND tracks in QGIS

I would like to import GPS tracks created in osmand to QGIS. First, I exported the tracks in gpx format from OSMand. then I tried using the vector-->GPS tools --> load GPX file dialog. The file is ...
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Fail to upload gpx to Garmin GPS (GPSmap 60CSx) from Linux using gpsbabel CLI

I am trying to upload some gpx data (GPX XML format) to a Garmin GPSmap 60CSx unit using the gpsbabel (v.1.5.4) command line interface for Linux (Ubuntu 18.04). I followed instructions from the ...
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Can gpxpy write .gpx file?

I want to build a .gpx file and was hoping to use gpxpy. I can see how to build such a file in memory, but I can't see how to write it out to disk. Is it possible for gpxpy to write files?
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Export boundaries as gpx file from Open Street Map?

How can I export the boundaries of this area as GPX? Is there any way? https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/1595533#map=14/50.8945/14.3287 Background: I'm planing a hiking tour through the ...
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Loading a GPX file using OpenLayers 2

I am trying to read a gpx file and add it as a layer to Open Layers. Here is my code snippet osMap = new OpenLayers.Map({ div: "map", maxExtent: extent, resolutions: ...
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GPX file gets incorrect buffer QGIS [duplicate]

When I try to perform a buffer of 10m on my imported gpxfile (geometry listed as points), the buffer covers more like 1000 km. I tried the same with a line vector file, which seems to work properly. I ...
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Extracting X and Y coordinates from .gpx file using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.18.17 on Linux Mint 19. I have several .gpx files of waypoints recorded using a handheld GPS device. I can load them on to QGIS or Google Earth with no problems. However, I want to be ...
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How to plot elevation charts from a GPX file that has elevation data

Is there a service or package that converts a GPX file into an elevation chart? I need either a CLI, a Web API, or a library/other software that could be wrapped up as a small service. The GPX ...
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Export selected lines as GPX

I have created an option in my Leaflet.js web map that exports clicked lines as GPX, but it is just exports only the last clicked line. I need to export all clicked/highlighted/selected lines in one ...
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Software Recommendations: make a flyover video from GPX log? [closed]

I m trying to make a video similar to this (at 53 seconds): https://youtu.be/OEU5BCZV6Sc?t=53 from GPX logs we have from our drone. Google Earth Pro software doesn't allow nearly enough customization, ...
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Converting Point Feature to Latitude/Longitude Coordinate and GPX?

I drew a point feature using the draw tool in ArcMap on a map in an area of interest. I am now interested in extracting the actual latitude/longitude of this point in geographic space so I can ...
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Converting GPX data stored in CSV into geography data type (WKB or WKT)?

I have a CSV that contains some data relating to hikes undertaken by various people. For each hike, there is an ID, max_elevation, length, start_time, end_time, and GPX field (along with some other ...

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