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How would one format an Excel sheet so numeric fields are set to numeric field types when importing to ArcGIS 10.2?

I have a large Excel spreadsheet that contains lots of numeric data that I would like to import to ArcGIS 10.2 as a table using the Excel To Table (Conversion) tool. The frustrating thing is that ...
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How to import shapefiles into MS SQL 2008 and then view that data using QGIS?

I'm a QGIS users but not a database person and I need some help on the DB side. I'm currently in the need to import several shape files into MSSQL 2008 and I have no clue how to do that and my IT guy ...
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Error importing XML workspace document to file geodatabase

Ok so I have a large SDE geodatabase that I exported to an XML Workspace Document. I tried to importing it again into a file geodatabase to test if the export worked correctly and got the following ...
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Convert polygons in shapefile to a NumPy array?

I have a shapefile containing a number of polygons and all attributes being text. I'm trying to import the polygons into NumPy as an array where each polygon is represented as unique values. I ...
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Batch convert ArcGIS 9x files to 10

I would like to convert all mxd's in a directory and it's subdirectories to ArcGIS 10 mxd's. This is so that I can then run python to automate some updates within them. Is this possible? This is my ...
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Multiple python import from feature class into feature dataset in geodatabase

Is it possible to create a python script to import shapefiles/feature classes, from different sources into specific feature datasets in geodatabase, but in one script? I managed to write the script ...
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Converting Excel into shapefile (keeping encoding and data type)

I am trying to create a "perfect" shapefile from the Excel data. "Perfect" means that it should match several factors: proper encoding and original data type. Excel file basically contains ...
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Importing LiDAR .txt in QGIS for map conversion

I have LiDAR data in .txt files (1000 to 26000 KB), where 2nd column marks x-coordinates, 3rd col y and 4th col z. 8 485000.16 6508997.48 1.84 66 Last 2 485001.27 6508998.92 1.86 82 Last 2 485001.02 ...
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Error importing Shapefile to PostGIS using Importer GUI

I'm trying to import a shapefile into a PostGIS database using the graphical importer. I just installed POSTGRESQL, and PostGIS. The GUI looks like this: After testing that my database worked, I ...
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How to read this data file and convert it to raster format for analysis?

I am trying to introduce the 5 degree dataset from here http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/cru/data/precip/ (it is the first link). And once I introduce it to GIS to use it as a raster input to calculate zonal ...
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Adding LAS files into AutoCAD map 3D with Point Cloud Manager tool

It's my first time to use AutoCAD map 3D for LiDAR. Based on my googling, it is said that I can bring .las file by creating new index and using the Point Cloud Manager tool (the image on the top - ...
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Importing multiple .asc files into PostGIS violates check constraint. Why?

I am importing thousands of .asc files into PostGIS into this table: CREATE TABLE stg.COUNTRY_1M(rid serial primary key, rast raster); CREATE INDEX ON stg.COUNTRY_1M USING gist (st_convexhull(rast)); ...
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CSV points not showing up when importing them in QGIS [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked before in one form or another, but those answers didn't solve my issue. I'm using QGIS 2.14.0 and trying to upload lat/lon coordinates from a csv file. When I ...
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How to import SpatiaLite data into GRASS?

How can I import SpatiaLite tables into GRASS? Are there any restrictions I should be aware of? How does GRASS cope with columns that don't have a specific type (Sqlite tends to create such columns e....
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import rasterio gives DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found error

I tried pip install rasterio but it failed building a wheel. So i downloaded the wheel file and tried installing it again as suggested in this post: https://github.com/mapbox/rasterio/issues/603 It ...
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Importing .csv to QGIS gives CRS undefined (but not always)

I wonder why some .csv files when imported (with long and lat) can not set a proper CRS system and other do (CRS undefined). For example: If I export my data in csv with Microsoft Excel it does not ...
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QGIS 3.2 - Forcing column type when importing csv

I've got this csv file that I'm trying to import to QGIS 3.2. It's just a data table with no geometry attached. When I just drag it from the Browser on the left-hand side, all the columns get ...
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ArcMap Import XML That Is Exported From Enterprise Architect 13

I have successfully exported XML from Enterprise Architect 13 ArcGIS workspace as ArcGIS XML Type. But when I import this xml as schema only in ArcMap, it raises the following error: Import xml data ...
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Some data loss when Importing Personal Geodatabase Table from Excel?

When import table from excel some data were loss. I was trying to change field type but I can't solve this error. I have attached an example image to show the problem.
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How can I import tif file in GRASS GIS

While importing TIFF image to GRASS GIS, I get an error: Location PROJ_INFO is: name: Lambert Conformal Conic proj: lcc datum: nad83 a: 6378137.0 es: 0.006694380022900787 lat_1: 36.16666666666666 ...
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Problem importing LiDAR data in GRASS 7

I compiled GRASS 7 on Ubuntu 12.10, with liblas in order to run r.in.lidar and v.in.lidar. I now want to import .las data; the option in file -> import raster data -> LAS LIDAR points import is given ...
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Import Esri/ArcGIS .e00 files to QGIS on Linux (getting error message)?

I can't seem to import Esri .e00 files into QGIS, and I can't figure out why. I'm trying to import files I've downloaded from ftp://ftp.granit.sr.unh.edu/pub/GRANIT_Data/Vector_Data/...
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Importing World Map image changes color in ArcMap?

I am having a hard time finding a world relief map with "lighter" ocean colors that will actually display as such in Arc. This is the image I download from the web but this is how it displays in ...
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Loading ENVI file into ArcGIS Desktop?

I received a series of *.img files with a single .hdr file that contains the necessary georeferencing information (i.e., samples, lines, coord system, etc.). I presume this is an ENVI header file ...
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Importing a .las file into QGIS 2.0.1? [duplicate]

I want to import a .las file into QGIS 2.0.1. My guess is that I need to convert it into a format that is readable in QGIS. But how? I tried using LASTools. I downloaded it, but I don't understand ...
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Importing Leica total station .GSI file data into ArcGIS Desktop 9.x?

I have a total station data file (test.gsi) that was collected with a Leica 1200. How can I import the data to ArcGIS 9.x and plot points with the point name given by the total station observer. ...
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Importing XML file in ArcGIS failed

I have created a model in Enterprise Architect (in ArcGIS technology). Inside I have several point, polygon, line feature classes and a couple of domains which correspond to them. From the level of ...
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How to import .flt files into GRASS?

I am trying to import a raster file (.flt) into GRASS. The raster file (.flt) was generated from HEC-RAS. The said raster format cannot be imported into GRASS (it shows the error "file not supported")....
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Importing UTM coords into QGIS: Handle UTM Zone

I have a csv list of points with their reference in UTM (X,Y) format: 33411590,4225441;5657743,8981463; As you can see, the first two digits of the X column are the zone number. When importing these ...
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Upload GML to Geoserver as Layer through REST

I have to upload a GML file to my geoserver through REST. I tried to use importer but it doesn't work (even manually). More specifically, the importer module never generate tasks automatically for GML....
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Exporting from Excel to csv and import in QGIS retaining encoding/special characters (with workaround)?

Problem: When exporting Turkish character encoding into a csv file from an Excel Table (Excel 2013) as a source file I can´t import the resulting csv into QGIS to still displaying the characters ...
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Fastest way to transfer data from SQL to ArcMap?

I frequently have to use large tables and results from MS SQL in ArcMap and for that saving the data as .xls is one of the options. But when I add the data to arcmap, processes like joining and ...
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Importing rrd file into ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have an something.rrd with something.img.xml and something.img.vat.dbf. I need to import them as raster image to ArcMap 10.4. Is this possible and if so, how can I do it?
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Importing 3D geometries (Collada DAE) into PostGIS?

I have been trying to import some 3D geometries (from Blender, Meshlab or Sketchup ) into PostgreSQL Database (with PostGIS extension). I found this similar unanswered question - Importing 3D ...
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Shape Normalization Error while importing shapefiles in cartoDB

I had succesfully installed CartoDB in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VM and could import CSV and GeoJSON without any error. When I try to load shapefiles, the following error pops out. Error Code : 3009 Error : ...