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Grids and Graticules include reference grids, measured grids and graticules

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Visualize regular grid as TMS

I have a regular grid of points with wind values with a distance between the points of approx. 300 m. I would like to visualize this and get a TMS (with TileStache) as a regular grid of arrows (...
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How to change default Measured Grid letters (e.g. to E, N) in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want put the letter N and letter E and the end the number of coordinate, for example: 105608.00 E
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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
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How to calculate zonal statistics from multi-band raster with no attribute table

I have a raster image (.tif) that is multi bands (35 band), floating point data type that does not have attribute table, and a grid shapefile of 107 polygon created by the fishnet function in ArcGIS. ...
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How can I add a graticule similar to the DeLorme Atlas to a map in QGIS? [duplicate]

I've got a map in NJ State Plane (Feet) projection and want to add a grid to it with lat and long intervals of 1 minute, and 0.1 minute tick marks. I'm trying to do this in the grid tab in the print ...
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Grids not originating from 2D parameter spaces

Is there any specific name for grids on sphere (or geoid, or any other manifold/surface) that do not originate from 2D parameter space? For example generating a grid on a sphere using icosahedron ...
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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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QGIS Print Composer producing angled graticule lines that look like rectangles instead of squares?

I just tried to create an extremely simple map made of one layer loaded as WMS layer from Croatia's geoportal (http://geoportal.dgu.hr/wms). I successfully loaded the necessary layer and created ...
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QGIS graticule coordinates in print composer starting from 0?

I am not sure how to explain the problem correctly as my English isn't as great as it should be - but let me try anyway. I just tried to create an extremely simple map made of one layer loaded as ...
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DMS grid when SRC is not in decimal degrees using QGIS print composer

I have a QGIS project where the layers are in projected SRC, and when I go to the print composer to draw the grid, the units are in millons of meters, and I want them in decimal degrees. Is it ...
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Grid interval settings crash before changing values in print composer of QGIS

I am using QGIS 2.4 in Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite. Just trying to produce a map with cartographic symbology in the print composer. Map data: polygon and line shapefiles projected in SAD69 / UTM zone 23S/ ...
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Setting correct options for displaying grid in QGIS composer?

I am using q. 2.5 4291337 in Windows 7 64 bits. I am working with raster and vector layers in EPSG::26714 (UTM NAD27 14N). In this version of QGIS, you are able to put a grid in a different CRS of the ...
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Adding a latitude/longitude graticule in CartoDB (e.g. WMS)

I'd like to add a basemap that has a graticule in latitude/ longitude to the Map View of a CartoDB project. This could be in the WMS format for example, but I haven't been able to find one that works....
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How to map all 0.001° graticules that contain land?

I'm trying to map all 0.001° graticules (across the planet) that contain land. My first attempt naively tried to brute force this by literally looping over the entire planet in 0.001° increments and ...
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how to permanently add raster to satellite image in qgis

As mentioned in the title i need to integrate a raster to a satellite image but have no idea as to how to do this. I tried the add grid function and it works nice but is not permanent. I insert it ...
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Changing layer extent to decimal degrees?

Using ArcMap or ArcGIS 10 ... In the photo below, you can see my extent is in meters while my projected coordinate system is in decimal degrees. How can I convert my layer extent to decimal degrees?
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Creating grid of latitudes and longitudes to be displayed in polygon boundary with ArcMap?

I have with me a polygons of a country, state and city in geographic coordinate system. A grid of latitudes and longitudes is to be created to be displayed within the polygons. The interval between ...
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How to set default values for reference grid in ArcMap?

I currently use ArcMap 10.2 and find it quite handy to be able to set default values for settings such as Labeling Properties, ensuring new maps use relative paths and to always build pyramids for a ...
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Surfer problem - overlapping grd bln

I have the following problems with Surfer: 1, I have a grid file and a bln but i'm not sure that they overlap each other exactly. I set the coordinate system with grd and bln! (WGS84) but there is no ...
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How to Lock Grid and Scalebar in QGIS Atlas

Have just started using Valmeira and I am looking at generating an Atlas. I am using irregularly sized features as the index. The challenge I have, is when I set up the template page and scalebar ...
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How can I add grid lines to a print composition using pyqgis?

I'm writing a qgis plugin to create an image in the print composer of the current map. I can get the map rendered in the proper place with a frame of the right width, and I can get grid annotations ...
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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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Measured Grid won't show

I'm fairly new at this, so maybe this is a simple issue. I'm trying to make a map that shows a grid of 50 meter by 50 meter boxes. I've done the Data Frame Properties for a measured grid and made ...
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How can I draw georeferenced WGS84 grid on Android?

I'm planning to display a grid which is georeferenced and show the lat/long of the particular location depending on zoom level. I want to display something similar to what MOBAC has as an option ...
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ArcMap 100k meters square identification - double?

ArcMap - 1:50.000 - 5x3 meters - MGRS I put on a grid defined with the standard 1:50.000 grid style in ArcMap. I tick the box for "100,000 meter grid square identification", but it makes it double......
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Making grid lines opaque so just lat/long coords on map border using QGISGDALPERF?

Can any one help me with adding graticules to my map? I have managed to add a lat/long grid over my map, however I want the grid lines to be opaque with just the lat/long coords on the map border - is ...
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OpenLayers plugin, project CRS and grids in Composer

Apologies in advance for the potential for this to be a duplicate question, I've had a good look, and I can't see a solution that I understand well enough to help me. I have my project CRS set to a ...
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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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How to label each gridsquare in MGRS grid individually using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to be able to generate an MGRS grid of arbitrary resolution (say, 1km or 100m) and have each grid square individually labeled with its full MGRS coordinate. This was easy enough to do with the ...
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Overlaying lat/long graticules on projected map using QGIS?

I am using an equal areas projection of North America and would like to overlay a lat/long grid. I can do this in the print composer, but only for the coordinates. Can QGIS do a distorted grid for ...
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UTM Grid as a Layer with Leaflet

How can I display a UTM Grid as a layer with Leaflet? Search a way to embed a OpenStreetMap map with Leaflet in a website. Particularity. I want to display a UTM Grid as a Layer. In addition, lower ...
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How to improve the cartographic design of graticules?

The attached image shows a conflict between the graticule and the state boundary on a map. I have not found a way to display user-defined lines of latitude, which would solve the 42 degree line ...
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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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Why are grid and scalebar measures 1mm too long in a 1:10000 print?

I used qgis 1.8 to compose a map from the WMS-service of the Belgian NGI. I added a scalebar and grid to it. When I measure it by hand, the distance between the longitudelines is 101mm instead of ...
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Does it make sense to create graticules using UTM meters?

Here's what I think I know, but I'm a geography newbie, so please correct any misconceptions I have, especially with regard to the term graticule. A graticule is a specialized grid where the lines ...
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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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How to display DMS in QGIS print composer?

Can we display degrees, minutes, seconds in QGIS Print Composer window instead of decimal degrees? Is there any plugins available for that?
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Specifying coordinate reference system (CRS) for scalebar that is different to project CRS?

Is it possible to specify a coordinate reference system (CRS) for the scalebar that is different to the project CRS? For example, my project CRS uses geographic coordinates (lat/long), the reason ...
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How can I add a grid (from projection MTM8) on my layers

I need to add a grid on a map I created with my own layers and GPS data. How can i do this? I know how to do it in Arcgis, but not in QGIS.
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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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Using Make Grids and Graticules Layer in ArcMap?

I'm trying to use the Make Grids and Graticules Layer tool in ArcMap (have a ArcInfo license). I'm looking for a basic example like in North America. eg. Start with empty map Set data frame to ...
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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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Achieving more than basic labelling of Reference Grids (Graticules, Measured Grids) in ArcMap [closed]

I'm happy to be corrected, but at the moment I do not think it is possible to meet any of the following mapping requirements using either ArcMap or ArcPy: Label measured grids using a format like ...
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Coordinate grid display on a rotated map

I have a series of maps that require me to rotate my data frame within my layout screen (north "rarely" points up in these maps). I ONLY want to show east coordinates on the top/bottom and ONLY north ...
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What to call these types of grids?

In a GIS application I'm developing there's an option to show two types of grids. First is a standard lat/lon grid. Second is a crosshair with marks and distances in four directions away from the ...
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Arcmap 10 corner label measured grid

I am using the corner label feature in Arcmap 10. This allows you to set the "Numer of principal digits" and the "Number of base digits". What do these properties refer to?
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ArcGIS 10: Adjust custom grid intervals based on map scale?

I am preparing a pmf which includes a custom grid overlay. To clarify: a custom grid overlay is marginalia, not a feature class with geometry (so a scale dependecy inside a layer won't work). The ...
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Arcobjects - Properties Grid

Does anybody know a way, in VBA, to change the grid interval? For example: if my layout´s scale is 1:2000, my grid will have 200 meters interval and my layout´s scale is 1:5000, my grid will have 500 ...
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Adding labeling expression to Custom Overlay Grid in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a custom overlay grid whose labels are driven by an ugly attribute field which contains unnecessary leading zeroes and other labeling no-nos. How can I introduce a labeling expression to this ...
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Labeling coordinate value at 4 corners of graticule in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is it possible to label automatically lat/long values at 4 corners: upper left, upper right, lower left, lower right of the graticule in Arcgis (10)? I have not found the way to do that so far.

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