Questions tagged [gui]

graphical user interface (GUI,[1] sometimes pronounced 'gooey')[2] is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation

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Launch QGIS GUI using batch file and Python 3 - Windows 10

Ultimately I'm attempting to launch the QGIS GUI and run a python script from a batch file. I've reviewed numerous instances referencing similar scenarios on this and other forums but for the life of ...
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Is there any way to reorder layers in GeoPackage and change the default naming in QGIS?

I have successfully saved several layers in one GeoPackage in QGIS 3.8. This is how it looks like in DB manager: I found out that the ordering of the layers is somehow strange when loading the GPKG ...
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Layers Panel Disappeared Completely

I see that other people have mentioned losing track of the layers panel, and people have rightly pointed out that it can be restored by View > Panels > Layers. But in my install on MacOS 10.14.3, the ...
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How to get QGIS canvas in plugin window? [closed]

I'm working on project where I need insert QGIS canvas as a widget in QGIS plugin. When user click on button it should be loaded into widget. Something like this, this is example where satellite map ...
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Create foldable section in QGIS tool using R script

I am developping a GUI tool in QGIS using an R script and I am wondering how to add this kind of foldable section in the graphical interface.
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Replicating the Layers Panel in my app, with sub-layers [closed]

I've followed this post, using the QGIS Desktop Python Console, to create color ranges for my vector layer. QGIS displays a nice selectable tree in the Layers Panel. Now I want to develop my own app, ...
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Add Help Menu entry in QGIS 3 from `startup.py`

I would like to add a menu entry in the Help menu pointing to some web ressource, say https://gis.stackexchange.com. The following code executed from the python console works perfect: from qgis.utils ...
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Creating A Legend by Iteration over ee.List() Object Google Earth Engine

The Goal is to adapt the Legend from the Example for my Data I just Changed the Following: In the original the names and their palettes of subclasses are separated in different subclasswise-...
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QGIS crashes when toggle editing for child layer in QgsDualView

The crash occurs for: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic QGIS 3.4.2 For reproduce the crash, I use the data from Natural Earth Data: https://www.naturalearthdata.com/http//www.naturalearthdata.com/download/110m/...
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Earth Engine Map view disappeared from Code Editor API. How can I bring it back?

This question is about the interface on Google Earth Engine. I have been using it for several days without problem, however just today the map view disappeared. I can still bring up a small inset in ...
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Distance vs cost in QGIS network analysis

I'd like to calculate shortest route and distance in QGIS 3.2. In the past I have used the v.net.iso, v.net.distance and v.net.path tools. However, I've noticed that there is no distance parameter ...
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QGIS 3 Madeira Move Point Features Button

In QGIS 3 "Madeira" and "Bonn" I miss the button that allows you to move point features. Any ideas?
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How to show QgsLayerTreeView in a custom applications

I need to read some raster data and show their information in a tree widget, but while I use QgsLayerTreeView, it can not shown in my GUI. The last is my code, I want to know where i am wrong from ...
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Create 2nd UI Window for Qgis 3.0 Plugin

I have built a Qgis 3.0 Plugin which was created by QGIS Plugin Builder. The Plugin has two separate options which work perfectly (see Figure). However, I want to attach two completely separate UIs ...
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Arranging GUI elements in QGIS 3 processing model user interface

Using QGIS 3 graphical modeler I created a model with a variety of input parameters (> 10). When starting the model, a nice user interface is generated. But the arrangement of the GUI elements is ...
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QGIS 3 processing script won't show gui when executed from editor

Different from QGIS 2, when I execute a processing script from the Processing Script Editor by pressing the Play-button in QGIS 3 it's GUI is not created. Seems to me that the initAlgorithm() method ...
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Python based GUI with some GIS capabilities [closed]

I would like to construct a Python based GUI which has basic GIS visualization capability. This capability should include: 1) importing OpenSteetMap 2) importing shapefiles/rasters 3) turning ...
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Creating a symbology value for “all other values” in QGIS 3.0 - clarifying question

This question centers the Symbology tab in QGIS 3.0. I'm working with categorical data describing event venues in the Chicago area. This is a point dataset which will be overlayed on a street basemap....
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Seeking tutorial on Time Slider in Carto?

I want to add a time slider to a map. It looks as if I have to do that via CartoCSS but I really don't know where to start. Unfortunately, I don't understand what all the other posts regarding this ...
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Symbol selector cannot be resized

I recently use QGIS 3.0.0, in Windows 8. Today, I work with symbol. When I use SVG symbol, the symbol selector window become so long, even under the taskbar, I cannot resize or drag up the window (it ...
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QGIS 3.0 (from OSGeo4W Installer) unusable on HiRes Displays?

Just installed QGIS 3.0 from OSGeo4W Network installer on a 13'' convertible notebook with 3200x1800 resolution (Win10) and it looks like this (toolbars and menu bar cover nearly half the display ...
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Is it possible to “crack open” the QGIS GUI to see what coding commands are executed whilst working?

I would like to see the coding that is executed when working in QGIS e.g. using the tool bars and performing tasks in the GUI. Is there a way to see what coding is going on behind the GUI? I would ...
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Can't view fill of small leaflet layer when zoomed out

I have a leaflet map with lots of little circles to mark particular points. When zoomed in, they look great. I can see both the orange fill and the black outline. When zoomed out, however, I can only ...
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How to navigate through a vectorgrid with arrow keys in QGIS

I have a written a python-script below which creates a vector grid based on the resolution of a .tif image (satellite imagery). import processing layer = iface.activeLayer() #define parameters for ...
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Creating GUI for an arcgis project with python [closed]

I am new to Python and been putting my hands around ArcGIS for a while. So I am wondering if it is possible to create a GUI for an ArcGIS project I did and compile it to a desktop application or web ...
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How to flash selected feature using pyqgis?

In ArcGIS, when one clicks a feature with the identify tool, it will flash/flicker, which makes the feature really easy to see for a moment. Reportedly, there is also a flash method in its ArcObject ...
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How to display a progress bar in an arcpy python toolbox?

I'm programming a python toolbox (*.pyt) and want to display a progressbar in arcgis 10.3. I'm using the same piece of code as this one, but I can't see the same dialog box as above. I can only see ...
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Can't open LASzip GUI on Windows 10?

I am new to liDAR and trying to extract some .laz files to .las. It seems that this should be a pretty straightforward process in Windows using the LASzip GUI, however I am not able to open the ...
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Is there any documentation on how to change the user interface of Potree?

Has anyone found or created any information regarding the different user interfaces of Potree? I have created LiDAR portals using the LAStools laspublish tool to create Potree sites, but cannot see ...
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Is there any way or shortcut to reorder QGIS layers without the mouse?

Is there any way or shortcut to reorder QGIS layers without the mouse? I'm having problems with a remote machine where the drag and drop mouse method does not work.
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Change QGIS Snapping-Utility-Vertex-Marker

I am trying to change the appearance of the QGIS-Vertexmarker that is used when snapping is active and vertex/segment is found where you can snap to. I think i found the code snippet where in the cpp ...
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PyQGIS command from QGIS GUI

I'm fairly new to GIS. I'm using QGIS to overlay a vector grid on my map and getting data on different attributes within each box of the grid. I need to do this for different grid sizes hence there ...
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Add feature in carto builder

With carto editor I could add feature but now in carto builder I don't know how to do it. Where is the button "Add feature"?
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QGIS processing scripts, more than one progress bar in the generated GUI?

Since I sometimes have to process cross product of two vector layers with geoprocessing scripts, causing me to use nested loops like source_count = source_layer.featureCount() target_count = ...
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Creating a plugin for adding and editing attribute data through a GUI

I'm wondering if it's possible to create a plugin using python that uses a GUI to edit attribute data instead of the normal attribute table. I want to make a plugin that makes it easier for the less ...
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Can a custom command be placed in attribute table window toolbar in ArcMap?

Is it possible to place custom command on ArcMap's attribute table window toolbar? As far as I understand I need GUID or ProgID of this toolbar in order to find appropriate ICommandItem with ...
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customizing QGIS Layers Panel to show layer CRS next to layer name

Is there a way to customize the Layers Panel so that the layer CRS is showed next to the layer name? A little bit more context why this would be handy: I am writing some instructions to use (Q)GIS in ...
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How to display QGIS “processing …” bar from a plugin?

QGIS seems to have an integrated animation which purpose is to tell the user "Please wait, I am not freezing, I am processing" What is especially cool about it is that it is perfectly integrated to ...
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Limitations of PostGIS Shapefile Import GUI tool?

I would like to improve my knowledge regrading this issue. I am using PostgreSQL version 9.5 (x64bit) on Windows 7 Enterprise (x64bit Machine). I have a table containing 3515214 rows of X,Y ...
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How can I reorder the panel tabs in QGIS

I know I can rearrange the panel tabs by undocking a panel and on redocking it becomes the leftmost tab, but is there a more direct way to re-order the tabs? QGIS 2.12 Lyon Windows 7 64 bit
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Is it possible to arrange multiple attribute tables in tabs in QGIS?

Is it possible to arrange multiple attribute tables in tabs in QGIS? It annoys me that when opening a new attribute table it appears beside the old ones and even shifts other parts of the GUI around ...
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Can I simulate the user interaction described with a series of scripts/tools/buttons? [closed]

I’m trying to find the best solution for adding/update a new/old record in a feature class in ArcMap 10.3 environment using a GUI. I’ve done some research for the last couple of days trying to ...
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QGIS doesn't update some snapping options from Python

I've just installed QGIS 2.14.3 (Essen) on a Windows 7 machine, so I've got the default configuration on everything. This means that under "Settings -> Options -> Digitizing", I've got "Default snap ...
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Opening Notepad text editor from ArcPy/Python? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use arcpy to open up an editor (like Notepad) to show a simple text file? I'd like to do this in a tool that generates text which is supposed to be copied and pasted into another ...
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QGIS “Raster->Georeference” menu item not showing up

I am using QGIS 2.12.0 Lyon. I have installed a plug-in called "Georeferencer GDAL" and the version of that plug-in is 3.1.9 . [I am working on a Mac which is running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5.] I am ...
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Using file opened by GUI in python?

I have these lines of code: import tkFileDialog, arcpy, arcpy.da, numpy as np, Tkinter import arcpy.mapping as mapping fc = tkFileDialog.askopenfilename(filetypes=[('shapefiles','*.shp')],title='...
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if __name__==“main”: in standalone Python script for QGIS

I am working on a standalone Python script for loading shapefile layers into an application window with my central widget being canvas. The previous code I had written is almost identical to the code ...
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Why does the Select by expression dialog not show field values?

I haven't found a similar question that already has an answer so I hope I can get one... Please forgive me if the answer is obvious. I'm using QGIS version 2.14.0-Essen on my macbook pro with OSX ...
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Deploying QGIS settings in an enterprise environment

Are there any recommendations to manage and deploy various settings in QGIS (GUI-settings like visible plugins/toolboxes etc., settings in options, print compositions ...) to hundreds of clients / ...
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Change language of QGIS Browser to English

I want to change the language of QGIS Browser graphical user interface (GUI) to English. I know how to change the language of QGIS GUI itself from (Settings->Options->Locale), but that does not change ...