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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Merging tracks from multiple GPX files into a single track?

I'd lke to merge multiple tracks from multiple GPS files into a single track in a single GPX file. I tried the Merge option in Gps Track Editor and GPSBabel, to no avail: In both cases, I end up with ...
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Display a track comment when clicking a track in Leaflet multi track layer

See this question Displaying different tracks from one GPX XML file in different colors in Leaflet If I hover a track the hand transforms into an index pointer but if I click nothing happens, see ...
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Displaying different tracks from one GPX XML file in different colors in Leaflet

I use Leaflet to display tracks described in XML file on OpenStreetMap background. Some of my XML files contains several tracks, example Multi tracks. Is it possible to display each track with a ...
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Order and orientation of pgRouting result

I have a routing application based on pgRouting and OSM data. When I generate a route from coordinates A to B, it works well, but when I export the geojson to GPX format, I notice, that some ...
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Populate Elevation Data in GPX using FME

New to FME, and I have now spent more time than I would like to admit on this and need some pointers. I have a GPX file that was made from a Shapefile. It has no elevation data. I have the Terrain50 ...
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Performing Spline interpolation on GPS Track

I'm looking for a way to apply spline interpolation to a gps track (GPX format). I am a regular QGIS user and also have GDAL libraries installed on my Mac if that helps. Basically trail and ride ...
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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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Extracting GPX / KML routes from embedded Google Map

I want to extract the route data that is shown below to a GPX or KML file. Being that this map is programmatically created and not a "Google My Maps" type of embedded map, is there a way to ...
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Merge consecutive GPX tracks?

Is there a (Windows) application that takes multiple, consecutive tracks, and merge them into a single GPX file? I tried deadware "GPS Track Editor", but neither Merge nor Join did the trick:
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Import .gpx data to PostGIS using ogr2ogr

I want to import a few .gpx files to postgresql using ogr2ogr. The data in each .gpx looks like this: <trkpt lat="41.842607000" lon="12.490628000"><ele>40.5</ele>&...
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Load GPX file as points in Leaflet

I have a simple Leaflet map and would like to add a GPX file coming from a Garmin device. I use omnivore plugin and by default it gets a line. How could I represent points in each coordinate instead ...
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Importing gpx track points as vector layer using PyQGIS

I have a gpx track and want to import it to QGIS using PyQGIS. When I add the gpx manually (add vector layer), I select track points, and get all the points and attributes with the new layer: When ...
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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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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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Why do vectors disappears when zooming in?

I have imported a .gpx file into qgis and separated the track waypoints using Vector > GPS > GPS tools. When viewing at full extent I can see the original track and component waypoints. However when ...
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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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Rendering GPX track data onto video?

I have two geeky passions while driving: recording GPX data to upload to OSM as well as recording on board videos like this one. Since these kind of videos are sort of boring for others to watch I was ...
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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 can I edit gpx tracks, property timestamp and waypoints?

I want to reconstruct the historical movements of a military regiment. I am looking for a publisher, in the end I wish a gpx file. A priori there is full, yet I find none that corresponds: I need to ...
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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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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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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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Auto generating waypoints to a GPX file along track (hiking path - not as crow flies)

I have used Google Maps to build a list of waypoints for a trail I want to hike but the waypoints are simply my start, end and maybe a couple of points of interest for my day and any campgrounds along ...
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How do I convert a set of latitude/longitude coordinates with timestamps to a GPX tracklog?

Converting tracks from a GPX track to a CSV table or some other format is relatively easy, but I'm looking to go the other way. I have a table of point locations logged with a handheld GPS, with ...
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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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How to split a GPX track file into several files of N trackpoints each?

I have some GPX track files, each containing tracks with thousands of trackpoints. I need to split those files into multiple ones, each with 500 (or more, accordingly) points each. Unfortunately I ...
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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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Cleaning/editing GPX (tracks) files recorded from GPS device in QGIS?

During a long trip, I have recorded tracks of my journey with the GPS of my smartphone. I have ended up with about 30 GPX datafiles. Now that I am back, I am trying to draw a map of this trip. I ...
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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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QGIS - PYQGIS Import gpx as vector layer

I'm trying to use the python console to import some gpx files as vector layers. When I do it manually I have to choose which layers to add, my options are: I've tried various versions of the code ...
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Convert CSV GPS Logs to GPX on Android (GPSBabel on Android)

I bought a GPS Logger - a small device that will, while turned on, log the GPS Coordinates to a SD card every second. It has no display and no other UI than 3 buttons and a couple of LEDs. The Device ...
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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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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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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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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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QGIS 25D shapefiles

I do know QGIS doesnt so far make use of 25/3D files, but If I do make use of 3D points from a say GPX file and thereafter, using snap, generate a new polygone shapefile. Will the z-coords be kept ...
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Using Magellan Meridian and QGIS GPS Tools

I am using QGIS 2.0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Magellan Meridian GPS and I trying to use the GPS Tools plugin to download waypoints to a layer in QGIS. I have successfully used the Gebabbel ...
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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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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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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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