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Import .tif file to server and display it in PuTTy (grass gis)

I am quite new in working on server and have one problem with importing file. I have .TIFF files in my computer and would like to send them to server which I work with using PuTTy and GRASS. I tried ...
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How to add a shapefile in eCognition?

I added the shapefile from thematic layers but I am not able to view the imported shapefile in the project window on the image.
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photo georeferencing and python error [duplicate]

I write because I can’t use the plugin “Geotag and Import photos”. My version is 2.18.13 Las Palmas and it runs on WIN 7 Home. First of all, when I click on “Import photos” and specify the path to ...
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Importing from a PostGIS database into Carto using Carto's Import API

I am not new to Carto, but I'm new to the command line. I am able to import local files using this sample code Carto has in their documentation: curl -v -F file=@/home/documentation/Documents/...
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Imported from Excel XY coordinates into ArcMap 10.4.1 display at zero latitude

When importing spatial data from excel, the imported point layer is displayed onto 34 latitude and 0 longitude. It should be 47-48 latitude and 37-39 longitude. What could be causing it? I tried to ...
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QGIS Cannot check validity or perform geoprocessing on layers imported from KML

I am using QGIS 2.18.13 on Windows. I have imported some shapes from KML, and saved them to ESRI shapefiles layers. I have tried to perform Vector > Geoprocessing Tools > Difference on some of the ...
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Importing point cloud data to Terrascan is incorrectly gridding it?

I am using Terrascan to strip vegetation of some ASCII files to create a bare earth model and also to convert the ASCII txt file into a *las (1.2) file. However, I have noticed that Terrascan (at ...
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Is it possible to open MapGIS files ( .WL, .WP & .WT ) in QGIS or other GIS? [closed]

We received some files from clients located in China created in a program called MapGIS. I was wondering if anybody knows how to make QGIS or any other GIS program, excluding MapGIS, open these files? ...
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UTM coordinate import using csv table

I would like to import (in order to create a point layer) in QGIS a csv table with UTMREF/MGRS-coordinates. The coordinates in the column look like this 32UMV6134481745. Usually QGIS requires an X and ...
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Import 16,000 rows from delimited text file in QGIS [closed]

I'm attempting to import 16,000+ rows from a CSV into QGIS in Mac OS via "Layer -> Add Layer -> Add Delimited Text Layer" Latest version of 2.18 installed. Once I've selected the file and hit OK, ...
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Headless QGIS: silent fail on broken import?

I am using a headless QGIS Processing script and found out that import errors (e.g. due to a missing library) lead to a silent fail. Neither does the object returned by processing.runalg contain info ...
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Converting ASCII data to GeoTIFF for ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a data file that gives me a porosity value and the lat/long that it applies to as a box. For example Porosity=14.58 90.0 0.0 90.0 360.0 89.0 360.0 89.0 0.0 I need this data in a ...
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Can't import shapefile in Python

I am trying to plot district boundaries on a map of Nepal. For that I downloaded a shapefile of districts in Nepal from this site: http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=...
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Why are features added to layers via Python script not being displayed?

I am using PyQGIS with QGIS version 2.18.11. Can layer.addFeature() be used on a layer which is a clone of a layer which was imported from a .xml file? This code throws no errors: def ...
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Import point cloud (.ply) into PostgreSQL ( PostGIS )

I am trying to import some point cloud ( .ply file format ) into PostgreSQL Database with PostGIS extension. How can I do that? Any Idea? Any Importer?
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Open Python Script with pythonaddins.GPToolDialog from Addin Wizard

I created a addin from python addin wizard with many menus and buttons. For one of these buttons I want to open a Python (.py) script from my Toolbox. I tried many ways but no one works. I want this ...
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Importing CGM format using QGIS

I would like to know is it possible to read or import a CGM file using QGISand also export other file format back to CGM using QGIS.(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_Graphics_Metafile) Is there ...
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Empty layer after import into PostGIS Database. Pyqgis

I'm facing troubles to import a layer into a PostGIS database with pyqgis in a script. Here is my code: Nombre_BBDD='test' host='localhost' puerto='5432' usuario='postgres' password='xxxxxxx' ...
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Import to PostGIS from QGIS (database sync)

I'm trying to write a simple Python script to load data stored in MSSQL to PostGIS. Idea is to load processing in QGIS and then run "importintopostgis" geoalgorithm : "Import into Postgis" from ...
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CSV import to QGIS 2.18.00 - QGIS only shows 9 of 14 points

I'm trying to import a csv file into QGIS 2.18.00. The attributes and thus coordinates inside of QGIS are displayed just fine but QGIS only shows 9 of 14 imported points. I checked the coordinates ...
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ArcGIS Web Layer a snapshot or real-time proxy

I'm trying to understand if a Layer generate from the web in ArcGIS is a static snapshot, a proxy for the underlying API or maybe polls. From here I can add from a WFS API or a CSV file. I could ...
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How to make a database to be a model parameter in QGIS?

I built a model in QGIS that imports vector into PostGIS database. My only problem is that I can choose which database I would like to import my data into but only if I rightclick on the model and ...
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Updating master layer with data imported from GPS in QGIS?

All the data I import comes in from GPX files in dribs and drabs. I load the file into a new layer using GPSTool or "Add Vector Layer" but neither of these give me any control over the fields created ...
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Import point data from amazon s3 into QGIS

I'm working with spatial/temporal data, stored in s3 (AWS). The data is in the format: ID, Date, Lat, Lon 23424 2017-02-03T23:15:15Z 23.434 -5.2343 23424 2017-02-03T23:20:...
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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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Adding .e00 file into QGIS

I am trying to read .e00 file in qgis but it says "Invalid Data Source". I don't know whether it is a vector or raster data. So, I tried importing it as both vector and raster but am getting same ...
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Importing coordinates as CSV file, but points are not displayed

I use QGIS and I'm importing Lat/Long coordinates as a delimited text layer. The attribute table looks fine but the points themselves are nowhere to be found ('zoom to layer' doesn't point anywhere, ...
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Import Points from QGIS into AutoCAD

I want to know how to import points from QGIS into AutoCAD. My points have certain coordinates for X and Y and when importing them into AutoCAD they should have the same coordinates as in QGIS. Is ...
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Can't import shapefiles into SQL Server, because of Encoding issues

I'm trying to import some shapefiles into SQL Server. At first I had difficulty finding third party tools as I realized that Microsoft has not supported this out of the box. So I found Shape2Sql and ...
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Importing csv into QGIS [duplicate]

Very basic question, just started to use QGIS. I've been trying to import my own csv file with lat/long into QGIS. No luck, thought it was my excel file that was not with the proper format. I tried ...
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How to import geoJSON point file to ArcGIS Javascript API

I am new to ArcGIS Javascript and so far I was using ArcGIS online service to import point feature layers. But now I need to use geoJSON files to import point feature layers. How can I do that? I ...
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Change default data source encoding in QGIS to utf8

Working in languages with special characters, I always struggle with remembering to change the data source encoding from system to utf8 when I import files. Is there a way to have it automatically use ...
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Geoserver importer task json file

I want to use the importer extension for the geoserver. I 'installed' this library and it works so far. My challenge is that i want to upload several shapefiles from a directory and I found this ...
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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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Why are some GPX routes funny-looking?

When opening GPX routes I found on the Net, sometimes, they look like this in eg. RideWithGPS, but are displayed OK in Google My Maps or GPSVisualizer: Incidently, GpsTrackEditor triggers a warning: "...
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Import shapefile with PgAdmin III [closed]

I am trying import shapefile with PgAdmin III during "QGIS geoalgorithms" but I can't find mistake. I don´t have "Shapefile to PostGIS Import Tool" and DB manager doesn´t work.
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Carto - problem with data import in carto format

I want to do some CARTO guides (https://carto.com/learn/guides) but I can't import the data. It is already a carto format and it doesn't work when I try to drag&drop the file. Any ideas?
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Access database file to QGIS [duplicate]

I'm trying to import an Access file (.mdb) to QuantumGIS. This database comes from a geodatabase from ArcGIS. Can someone explain me how to do it? I tried to import from Add Vector Layer > Database >...
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What should a scheme file contain in ManageTilecache_management?

I am trying to create a big google kml tiles by using several small mosaic. While doing that in a python command I am having problem with a "Import_scheme". Can anybody help me about this ...
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How to load OpenStreatMap dump to PostgreSQL?

I found tool named imposm, I want to make local copy of OSM data and load them to PostgreSQL. I can't understand how to do it. I run it with follow command: imposm3 run -config /apps/imposm/config....
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Shapely in Spyder for Python 2.7

I already use another library "shapefile", which was easy to import. However I just installed shapely 1.3.3 for windows (which still has an installer) and cannot import it. I tried it the same way as ...
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Interoperability Macromedia Freehand and Esri ArcGIS

I will receive a Adobe Macromedia FreeHand file, which contains multiple vector data that I have to export, so that they can be used in ArcGIS. Does anyone know in which format FreeHand stores ...
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Specifying the cell size for a rasters on import into ArcGIS

I've created an artificial surface terrain using Adobe Photoshop (for testing algorithms), and I would like to import the tiff into ArcGIS with the cell size set to a desired scale. At the moment, it ...
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How to fix encoding problem in shapefile importing?

I tried to import a shapefile to postgresql. I used PostGIS shapefile import/export manager. Earlier I have done same thing but did not face any problem. But this time I am facing problem with ...
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Getting QGIS to import data?

The shapefiles I was sent did not contain a .prj file, and instead came with these .xml files that seem to be the equivalent of the projection file. QGis does not seem to 'read' these XML files when I ...
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DWG/DXF-Import , fid numbers differ?

I try to import a dwg file (using Projekt > DWG/DXF-Import) into QGIS (2.18.3 32Bit on Windows) which works quit nice. Since I try to use the fid, I found that the numbers are not the same in QGIS as ...
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Loading point shapefiles from Trimble GPS in QGIS

I had some field work with Trimble gps. I located some positions and I exported them as a shapefile in Trimbles pathfinder software, but when I load vector data point shapefile that represent ...
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Importing shp file into GRASS - syntax error?

I'm just starting out learning GRASS. I am trying to import my first shapefile, and I'm getting an error message: ERROR: Unable to open data source I think I'm just not entering the syntax ...
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How to quickly edit imported DXF files?

We work with lots of DXF files, and it takes much time to save imported DXF file as SHP or convert them to polygons (even using batch converter) to enable "Edit" button. Is there any way for quicker ...
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R- Import feature class from geodatabase and plot specific variables

I have a a big feature class in geodatabase (~1.3 million rows and 234 columns; you could download it using this link) in ArcGIS 10.4.1. I want to import the feature class from the geodatabase to R ...