Questions tagged [grids-graticules]

Grids and Graticules include reference grids, measured grids and graticules

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How to Create a Grid Inside a Polygon that is Oriented with the Longest Side?

I have been using a process called "Create Polygon Graticule" to create a grid within a polygon with assigned row and column attributes. It is a SAGA tool which I have been running in QGIS. It ...
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Ordnance Survey grids - download or generate?

Does anyone know a source from which to download vector UK Ordnance Survey grids at varying resolutions? Or failing that, a tool that can create an OS grid at a specified resolution? There are plenty ...
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Achieving Super or Subscript graticule labels in QGIS Composer windows?

It is quite common for paper topographic maps to label the map graticule with ordinate values in a mixture of superscript and standard digits, eg. ⁴123⁰⁰⁰ to emphasise the significant digits. The ...
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Altering graticule intervals logically in varying map scales using ArcPy and/or Data Driven Pages?

This question appears on many sites and I was wondering if there was a script that is now available that resolves it? Please also upvote the ArcGIS Idea that Reference grids/graticules should be ...
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Is there any other option to display DMS grid and graticule in QGIS Print Composer?

Is there any other option to display DMS grid and graticule in QGIS Print Composer, since there is no plugins available yet?
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Generating shapefile containing UTM grid (graticule)?

I'm looking for a shapefile containing an 1000m or 2000m UTM grid ("graticule"). All I was about to find on the web is a 10000m UTM grid (here: http://en.giswiki.net/wiki/UTM) and I am aware that a ...
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Changing grid interval using ArcPy?

I work with ArcGIS 10.3 (Python 2.7.8) and I need to change the grid interval in 70 MXD's. I tried to find Python code that can do it. Currently, the interval in each MXD is 200 meters and I need to ...
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How to create a custom coordinate grid in the QGIS 2.14.2?

I want to create a custom grid different from latitude / longitude, with letters and numbers on the axes. X = A, B, C, D, D, ... Y = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ... A B C D E 1 2 3 A B C D E I also ...
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Creating a Grid on a polygon and find number of points in each grid

How can I create a grid on top of a polygon and then insert the points onto the grid? As far as i know, i am using How to create a regular polygon grid in PostGIS? guide to created the grid. However,...
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Changing thousands separators from comma to space in measured grids of ArcMap?

In ArcMap it is easy to include commas as thousands separators on a measured grid, as can be seen in the screenshot below, but I have not been able to find a way to change the separator used from ...
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Creating grid to divide large map into smaller sections using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a map of small remnants of forest along creeks for an entire county in California. I need to divide the whole map into equal sections so I can print it so you can actually see the sections of ...
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Pyproj projection 0.5 meter differnce from official results (IGD05/12,IG05/12) Israel Grid

I'm trying to use those parameters and I receive a difference of ~0.5m ALON and BSHM APN Points: coords = [ (dms2rad([31,42,28.5694]), dms2rad([34,36,23.92196]), 55.671), (dms2rad([32,46,44....
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How can I label the coordinate position of the grid coordinate lines

I need to display the coordinates of the grid lines. I saw this article 'Fun with Graticules', which has much common with that I want to do. But I still have a question. How did you create the new ...
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Adding Grids in Project Manager of QGIS

I am using QGIS 3.12. I am new to QGIS after having worked with ArcGIS Desktop for a while. I am having issues with adding a grid to my project. I am using CRS ESPG:3587 WGS 84 / Pseudo-Mercator and ...
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Setting the coordinates in a QGIS layout right

Apparently the coordinates of my map are false. They are supposed to be something around 53°N/ 12° E. I am using a WMS Layer. How do I get the coordinates right?
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QGIS Print Composer Grid Draw Coordinates line offset

I have had a good google about this and can't find anything on it. is it possible to offset grid labels from the grid basically trying to move the label to where the red lines are on this crude ...
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Are British National Grid (BNG) 1km grid shapefiles displayed accurately in ArcMap?

I have downloaded the UK Ordinance Survey's 1km grids in shapefile format for ArcMap. If you need to download them to have a look first you can find them here look for link in the first Answer to the ...
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GDAL grid produces NoData

I have a series of text files that represent X,Y,Z elevation data. I'm trying to use the GDAL grid command line tool to convert these text files to raster GeoTIFs. My files are space delimited and so ...
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Drawing graticule with GDAL/OGR?

I'm trying to generate a graticule with user-defined range of latitude, longitude, and interval; however, my code only displays one line of latitude and one line of longitude when loading it in QGIS. ...
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Create a Robinson world map with grid and coordinate frame in QGIS Map Composer?

I am trying to create a world map in Robinson projection (ESRI:54030) from the Wikimedia World Map, using QGIS Map Composer. It should have a grid (spacing about 20°, not too bold/aggressive) and a ...
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Grid and Graticule in QGIS Print Composer in QGIS 2.8

I'd like to add a grid in the print composer. The problem is there is no visible option like it was in previous version. I mean I'm looking for an option "Show grid?" like in the picture below. I can'...
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QGIS Change Grid labels and scale

I create a map in QGIS, in which I added Grids with labels and Scale. So in the map the scale is not equal to interline grids. I know it is related to projection system and location. but how do I fix ...
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Why is the QGIS map composer grid showing unreasonable lat/lon?

I need to print a map with coordinates in the format of Degree, Minute and second. CRS is set to WGS 84 (EPSG 3857) for both layers and on the project properties it is set to enable transformation on ...
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Dealing with overlapping grid (and graticule) labels using ArcGIS Desktop?

I do have 3 grids made by Grids menu in data frame properties. I do need them to display in certain layout and also to behave accordingly to couple of rules (overlapping issues), so I can automate my ...
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Getting statistics in cross sections at varying heights in LAS files?

I am looking to cross section my forest at varying heights. I have high return LAS data (8 points/m2 and average point spacing of 0.2m) and I am looking to do more than the simple 1, 2, 3 approach of ...
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How can I assign attribute IDs to points in an 85000 point spread according to a grid scheme?

I am working on a pretty complicated grid system and cannot figure out a way to name each of the points in my shapefile. The X of the grid originally started with A and ended with AX. We have ...
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Use PyQGIS to make grid on a vector file

I am new to Python and I am using the Python console in QGIS 3.10 to make the coordinate grid on a vector layer. I had lots of vector files which are basically square shaped of 500 meters but all are ...
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How to show coordinate on the polygon

I try to set and go to search by help GIS but I couldn't find an answer How to show coordinate on the polygon but I don't show it on dataframe