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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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 ...
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Recovering toolbar from disconnected window?

I've faced this problem many times. I created a python addin toolbar and installed it in ArcGIS 10.2 . I work on dual monitors in the office. If accidentally this toolbox is left on the secondary ...
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Not able to progress past loading CSV in New Dataset dialog

We're getting some strange behavior in the connect dataset dialog, where, once we've selected a CSV file for upload, we get no button or feedback to continue the process. screenshot Anyone else ...
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Where are the button icons stored in QGIS?

I'm trying to create a custom icon theme to make my install of QGIS a bit nicer, but I can't find where the icons are stored. All I've found is the QGIS logo in /usr/share/qgis/images/icons.
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PyGIS remove QgisVertexMarker from scene

I am writing a plugin that includes interaction with the map. Therefore I use a QgsMapTool. It is possible for a user to mark a point on the map. When the user clicks a red X is drawn on the mapCanvas ...
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How can a gui be visible till all the work is done? (QGIS plugin, python)

I have made a gui in QTDesigner for QGIS2.10 (as a dialog). When I press the ok button (if result == QtGui.QFileDialog.Accepted:) everything works just fine but the gui is disappeared. How can the gui ...
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Disable Panels at Startup from Custom Config Location

I'm trying to start QGIS 2.8 with the minimal GUI possible so I can reskin QGIS for a custom plugin. Unfortunately I'm not able to get rid of the Layers and Overview panels when saving the ...
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qgis toolbars revert to default positions on re-opening application

On my PC and most of my users, we can move the toolbars into their optimal positions for our purposes, save and close the application, and they are still there on re-opening, as you would wish. ...
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Is there a way to locate plugins in the QGIS gui programatically from pyqgis?

I've let my love of shiny new QGIS plugins get the better of me, and I'm finding it difficult to remember which menu / submenu / panel that a given plugin is in. I'm using well over 100 now, and going ...
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Standard user interface for QGIS plugins

QGIS plugins found in "processing" all have the same user interface. In particular, to open a file, the selector either show the list of already downloaded files, or have a "..." button to browse and ...
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Processing modeler Output Order

I have a model running on the processing framework it produces a serie of vector layers as output(alt-0, alt-1, alt-2, alt-3, and so on). I have prepared the model keeping the order of these ...
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Launching Processing tool User Interface using PyQGIS

I am trying to launch the UI of a processing algorithm using Python script but I cannot find a simple way for it (aside double clicking on it in the process toolbox of course). The plugin is a water ...
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How to display a picture in QGIS custom form?

I'd like to integrate an UI file as a form in QGIS 2.8. The UI file is created in QT Designer. One of the attributes in the attribute table is a filepath to an image. I'd like to display the picture ...
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LiDAR GUI tool for selecting and saving groups of points?

I'm working in a small group that is processing LiDAR data with some custom code. We need to see how well our stuff is working so we need samples of "truth" data that we can compare our output against....
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Replacing action triggered script by one supplied through QGIS plugin?

In ArcView 3 all controls (menu choices, buttons, tools) had scripts associated with them that could be changed simply by supplying a script with the same name through an extension (plugin). That way ...
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How may I use Umlaute programmatically to show up correctly in PyQGIS messagebar?

So far I couldn't figure out how to write something like u"Einstellungen aus ArcView übernehmen" to show up correctly as the titel of my messagebar. At least I can save my source (although this seems ...
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How to change the QGIS edit cursor and node icons?

Two things I really dislike at QGIS, are the "fat" node icons (when editing lines) and the cursor which cover the object below and make it impossible to accurately move a node. Is it possible to ...
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Identify tool and highlighting behaviour in QGIS 2.6

I have a problem with the identify tool in QGIS 2.6. Somehow the object highlighting doesn't go off when i click on another object with the identify tool in QGIS. In earlier versions, when you ...
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Adding new menu item to QGIS Desktop app?

I need to add new menu item to the top level menu of QGIS Desktop (2.7.0); I.e. it shall be on same level as "Project", "Edit", "View", "Layer" etc. As far as I know there is pretty nice way how hide ...
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I hid the QGIS Menu bar, how can I bring it back? [duplicate]

I was trying to save customization templates in QGIS 2.4 and have managed to hide the MENU bar. Now I cannot access Settings->Customization to switch it on again. I even un-installed and deleted ...
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QGIS on UHD screen

I've got a new laptop that came with a 4k UHD screen. The GUI on QGIS doesn't scale well making most of the menu elements too small to easily see. Is there a way to change the scale of the gui?
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Does ArcGIS Desktop have equivalent to RStudio Console Windows?

I know Esri provides scripting capacity, via the Python window, but I've had a hard time with it. Making the jump from the Field calculator to the Python window was too much to me. Trying to keep 3 ...
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Is it possible to only have one Feature Attribute Window open in QGIS?

I suppose it's by design that when you click through(identify) your features, for every feature it opens the attribute window (which is good, i have enabled the checkbox to automatically open the ...
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How to customize the QGIS GUI using Python?

Is it possible to hide/remove/customize the default UI of QGIS from a Python plugin? I want to add my own menus and toolbars and remove some included by default in QGIS. If it's possible, which ...
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QT GUI make for QGIS plugin

I was used to develop qgis2leaf on a Ubuntu machine and after each change on the PyQT dialog I've used "make" in the terminal to "compile" the GUI. How does this work on a Windows machine?
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Seeking pretty icons for GIS development?

I am developing GIS software and I want to build a pretty GUI for it. Where can I found some pretty icons for my GUI? I mean for example, icons for adding a vector or raster. I mean icons like ...
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QGIS: how to identify a visible raster layer among large view (composition of rasters)?

I have QGIS project loaded with many raster files. For a given area, (ex: under my mouse pointer), I am looking for way to identify which (raster)layer provides the visible data. To start, I will ...
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QGIS GUI: How to get independant windows?

I am working with the georeferencer plugin, and I would like to have it working in fully independent windows. Is it possible ? Thanks for your help. Context: I am working with qgis 2.4 under ...
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How to split one modelbuilder process in several GUI windows?

I am working with ArcGis 10.2. I would like to know how I can have the different steps of a modelbuilder's process displayed in successive windows once the previous main step is done? A bit like in a ...
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Where can I find equipment that will allow me to recreate a form of Google Streetview?

I am looking for more affordable equipment that would allow me to recreate the concept of Google's Streetview, as well as software that would make a comparable UI map (without it "belonging" to Google,...
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What map library does this census visualization use?

Link: http://projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/explorer How can I also render that specific kind of map? Does it come from some popular library? It doesn't look like Natural Earth or drawn with Mike ...
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Unknown error concurring when developing QGIS 2.0.1 plugin in Windows 7

I am following the tutorial found here for developing a simple QGIS plugin within QGIS 2.0.1 installed on Windows 7. However, as I have began to try developing a link between the GUI and each the ...
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How to add a simple interface to mapserver CGI application?

I have a simple mapserver test page which shows information from shapefiles (cities, rivers, lakes, points of interest) etc. The result is a static PNG image. I want to add a simple interface so users ...
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How to create a dock widget correctly in QGIS plugin?

I am building a QGIS plugin and would like to use a dock widget. I have used QT creator to design the UI, with the object type being a QDockWidget. When the plugin is enabled in QGIS the dockwidget ...
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How to remove/disable a toolbar via python?

How do I remove or disable a toolbar e.g., Raster, programmatically using Python?
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Launching GRASS GIS 6.4.3 GUI on windows 8.1?

I downloaded GRASS GIS from this website: GRASS GIS - Home, and I choose winGRASS 6.4.3 standalone installer to download. After I installed, I click on its icon: I can't launch it even though I have ...
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Getting error message while running GRASS command?

I'm using GRASS 6.4.3(installed with OSGeo4W) under Windows 8.1 x64. When I type commands in the command console below, I often face these problems: type command which has "space", like:g.list rast, ...
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GUI tools for PostgreSQL/PostGIS?

as a cartographer I work with TileMill to visualize geodata. I installed a local PostgreSQL server with PostGIS and osm2pgsql. Everything works fine. Anyhow, I am new to working with servers and the ...
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wxpython frame run from ArcMap loses focus almost immediately after it's shown [duplicate]

I'm trying to prepare a Python add-in using "Python Add-In Wizard". I want my add-in to perform some geoprocessing but first it should take data from a user and there's already a problem. I'm ...
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How to create a QGIS Installer for Windows with GUI customization?

I'm trying to build a custom QGIS installer for Windows with a stripped down GUI. I customized the GUI using the customization function of QGis and saved it as a .ini file. The question now is: How ...
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Custom data entry in ArcGIS 10

Since VBA support is no longer supported in ArcGIS 10, what is being used out there for custom data entry forms. I'd like to develop something that is very intuitive (for non-GIS users).
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Loading PGadmin III GUI Linux

Having tested out the functionality of OpenGeo Suite Community, I have installed the Linux version on my Centos 5 Server. However unlike in windows the dashboard is greyed out for Post GIS. I believe ...
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Why doesn't SQL sum(dollar) work in SQLITE?

I've got a sqlite table with real numbers, two decimal place precision, in a mydollar_column. (There are no null values, but some of the values are negative numbers) For some reason, using sql on ...
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Can anyone recommend an Arcpy GUI? [duplicate]

Can anyone recommend a GUI for arcpy? So if I want to run my script as an exe with some blank text boxes(or text boxes with default entries), radio buttons, check boxes etc.
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Problem opening GRASS GUI: libgeos-3.3.6.so: cannot open shared object file:

I have been using GRASS to process some Landsat imagery but very recently, and as far as I am aware - after having done nothing different or changing the settings, I am trying to use GRASS and on ...
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Prompting for user input during ArcGIS Python script tool execution?

I want to prompt for user input after all parameters have been specified for the script tool. I've seen many forum posts and stackexchange questions about this, and they all conclude that it's ...
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Why does the QGIS 'project properties' option disappear in Ubuntu?

For some reason my 'project properties' button has disappeared for good. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and QGIS 1.8. Sometimes it would straight up disappear, to return later, but now its just 'gone'. I'll ...
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In leaflet does the addControl automatically handle events via the leaflet API?

I need to add additional overlay layers to be controlled by the controls within the leaflet map boundaries, but the code utilizes a leaflet-custom.js file. I am assuming it handles the event and ...
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How to move the QGIS Layerpanel/Dockwidget programmatically

i'm working on a QGIS-plugin and want to move the default LayerPanel/Dockwidget to somewhere else programmatically. More specific: i want to move it into a tab of my tabwidget. Is this possible? How ...
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High quality public transport trip planner examples? Trip visualization examples?

Do you know high-quality online public transport route/trip planners? I'm looking for sites with recognized usability, most carrier-owned planners are bad or very bad from Human-Computer Interaction ...