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How to import QGIS layer to a Spatialite table

I have a Spatialite database with a table called spatialite_objects, with spatial and non-spatial data. Another layer is an Oracle Spatial Layer (id, geom) with 2 table joins (based on 2 csv files) ...
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Windows & Python 2.7: Import and DLL load failed with GDAL 2.1.2

Is there a difference between the python-binaries with the gdal-core-setup and the libraries within the zip-files? I used the zip-files due to the rights-management on my desktop-computer. But ...
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PostGIS shp2pgsql-gui with Windows 10 Enterprise crash when running

Using shp2pgsql-gui on Windows 10 Enterprise to import shapefile data, crashes systematically on some files; for some files, this does not happen. No error message is sent. Does anyone know the ...
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Import polyline shp in AutoCAD

As for my issue, I am facing a problem when importing a polyline shp from AutoCAD MAP. For example I am having a shpfile with 5 features and when imported to AutoCAD, polylines are exploded to lines. ...
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In QGIS import/update multiple layers from single spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet I regularly update with new data. It contains X, Y and several column pairs. How does one assign in one operation information from the pairs (and associated X,Y) to their ...
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Reading Excel data using PyQGIS?

I have an Excel file (with .xlsx extension) containing some non-spatial data that I want to use in combination with some other spatial data. I generally know how to load an external source (Loading ...
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Importing interchange file (.e00) in ArcGIS Pro?

I have ArcGIS Pro 1.31 and I found on ESRI website that the "import from E00" tool is no longer available in ArcGIS Pro. So what's the solution if you want to work with interchange files?
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How to export large attribute table from Arcmap and import it into R?

I intersected 5 shapefiles (you can find the question and data here) to get polygon shapefile. In which, each polygon has ALL the attributes from the 5 layers. You can find the shapefile resulting ...
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Using Open Universal Data tool correctly in MapInfo Pro?

After I lost settings file (MapInfow.prf), I can't properly open data using tool Open Universal Data. Which earlier worked without problems. Now when I try to open the dwg file, the layers are ...
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QGIS -> Add VectorLayer DXF import fails: “invalid”

Trying to import a DXF file with Add VectorLayer is resulting in the error "not a valid or recognized data source." Here is the DXF file that gives the error. It is created by exporting from ...
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How to have a CSV load correctly into a template geodatabase with a specific schema and field domains?

My goal is to be able to batch process a folder of CSV tables to a geodatabase template. My process right now is CSV -> XY Event layer -> shapefile -> append to template geodatabase. But the problem ...
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How do I Import a .shp file into PGSQL via terminal?

I am stuck trying to import a .shp file into my pgsql database. I have been trying for the longest to import this one .shp file into pgsql. Below is my import statement. /usr/local/pgsql/bin/...
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How does osmosis take so much disk space?

I've been trying to use osmosis for importing osm raw data to a db. First, it failed due to lack of sufficient disk space. I made some more space and launched it one more time. That time there was ...
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Import shapefile to spatialiteDB and refer columns in QGis

Is there a way to import shapefiles into an existing spatialite-DB (or GeoPackage) and refer the columns of the importing shapefile to the right column of the DB. E.g. I have a column in the DB named ...
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Add an Excel file with a list of coordinates to QGIS as a layer?

I've added delimited text layers to QGIS before with columns consisting latitude and longitude separately. But Now I have an Excel file like: station no parcel no parcel coordinates 63 ...
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Importing AutoCAD regions to QGIS?

I have some regions in an AutoCAD dxf file that needs to be imported in QGIS as polygons. I tried to import these regions from dxf but nothing happens also using the Dxf2SHP converter. What can I do?
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How to setup a new script, and parameters in ArcMap?

I found a python script (Drawing parallel lines inside polygons (Well Paths)?) I would like to use in an analysis. However, I don't understand how to add the script posted by @phloem to ArcMap. ...
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“Import Textfile as Layer” generates only 1 feature

I have a text file containing adresses with coordinates wich looks like this: [...] N;DEBYv00018000101;A;09;4;75;120;0001;00000;9;;4496255,330;5571332,790;Brunnenstraße;95182;Döhlau;, Kr Hof, Saale;...
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Trying to load shapefile into python

I am new to both python and QGIS and I am trying to load a shapefile into python and I keep getting an error when I try to read it. sf=shapefile.Reader('wetland6.shp') ShapefileException ...
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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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PDF File doesn't show with other Shapefiles

I have data as PDF file about the spatial categories of the German sea. I sucessfully managed to import files about Windparks and military zones into QGIS by simply dragging them into the window and ...
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Importing a CSV with EWKB field into Postgres

I have a csv that I'm trying to import in postgres with postgis enabled but can't seem to get the EWKB field to work. I have created a table: CREATE TABLE sample_data ( id character varying(200) ...
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Handwritten cordinates from eTrex 10

I have handwritten coordinates in the following format from a eTrex 10 device. Here are three of them. E00197638 N00135887 E00197627 N00135939 E00197555 N00135964 They should be ...
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Using QgsFeatureRendererV2 methods writeSld() and loadSld() in QGIS

I have a vector layer in QGIS and using Python I would like to be able to export the layer styling to a string variable and import styling in a string variable to the layer again (pseudo code): ...
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QGIS Spatialite import fails when data is projected

I'm trying to import a shapefile into a spatialite database via drag & drop. This works fine while the data is in a geographic coordinate system, but I need to do some measurements and therefore ...
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Error Adding/Projecting XY Data [duplicate]

When I attempt to add XY Data to my map the lat and lon coordinates are projected in meters for example (-82, 34) becomes -82 meters and 34 meters. The GCS and Projection for both the new layer and ...
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GML Filename gives layer name of “PREDEFINED” when imported as vector layer

I am new (today) to QGIS and I have hit a problem almost immediately. Basically, I am trying to read in a number of GML files, each with unique names. However when I import them into QGIS they get ...
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Importing geocentric cartesian coordinates csv file in QGIS

I'd like to import a CSV files with geocentric (ITRF) X,Y,Z coordinates points, like CHPH , 4236233.08156, 110998.26463599999, 4751117.477176 MAN2 , 4274275.799144, 11584.521544, 4718386.149148 ...
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import error of qgis.core even though PYTHONPATH set up with system environment variable

I made the environment variables as described here: How2 Import Though I still receive this error: C:\>python Python 2.7.5 (default, May 15 2013, 22:44:16) [MSC v.1500 64 bit (AMD64)] on win32 ...
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Order of ways in OpenStreetMap relation data (relation members)

I imported to SQLServer the map of Europe taken from Geofabrik (in pbf format). I preserved the order of nodes assigned to ways and the order of ways assigned to relations. The issue is the order of ...
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Successfully importing URLs from Access to ArcMap

I have an access database (2013 .accdb) with a column containing URLs. This field uses the hyperlink data type in access. I made an OLE connection to the database in ArcMap 10.3.1 but the URLs come in ...
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How to query breadwinning mothers in IPUMS USA microdata?

Overall goal: Map rates of breadwinning mothers throughout South Carolina. I haven't been able to find exactly what I need in American Factfinder. I am looking for something that comes close to what ...
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Re-import custom functions without restarting QGIS

I have a python file (in [user]\.qgis2\python) with some functions that I'm working on. It's just a .py file with a bunch of def function_1, def function_2 etc. in it. On startup I import the .py file ...
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Point to Raster Arcmap - incorrect pixelvalues?

I am having a problem using the arcmap point to raster tool. I have x/y coordinates for a set of data, and 1464 (2 months worth of hourly data) separate files to convert from an excel with X/Y/value ...
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Why do certain fields import as strings in QGIS?

I have imported a CSV to QGIS with lat/lon values representing points. The other fields, at least in the original CSV file, contain numeric values. > sapply(pune_hotspots, class) id ...
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Importing shapefile issue PostGIS, no import made or recognized reference

I am doing an exercise where I am about to load shapefiles into a PostGIS-database. I am doing it from an already created database and schema, this will mean that the only new item is the table that ...
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Coordinates from Excel list

I'd like to import Coordinates from an Excel list, for this reason I saved the excel sheet as an .csv ant tried to import it via "Layer --> Add delimited text Layer". The points are imported, but with ...
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Importing Data with CSV

I am wondering what I would need to do in order to import a CSV file and then combined that with an existing layer. I would like to know which boxes I need to check in order to make this combine ...
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CartoDB: Geometry code too long, Excel can't handle it

I am working on a map of regions where I want to be able to visualize some simple numbers on a periodical basis. I have a dataset with the polygons . However those are so detailed (the geometry is ...
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Read multiple layers of KML file using R

I have a KML that 3970 layers. I am trying to read it into R using the following script: library(rgdal) lyr <- ogrListLayers("file.KML") mykml <- readOGR("file.KML","Layer1") This works but ...
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Getting nearest feature point from other features in point layer? [closed]

How i can do this Get the nearest feature point from the other features point in a point layer Point feature class and make it in script tool
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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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Polygons created with R are corrupted when imported into ArcMAP

I created some polygons using R and to get a better visualization and some other stuff I need to import those into ArcMap. However, when I imported the polygons I realized there are some holes in some ...
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What is the easiest way to avoid shapefile columns being imported as PostGIS `numeric(p,s)` data type?

Considering the number of shapefiles I've imported to PostGIS (using shp2pgsql or ogr2ogr), I'm a little surprised I haven't come across this before. But I have a shapefile that has numeric columns ...
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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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Imported CSV points are not visible

I am trying to import CSV file and get no reported errors but there are no points visible. If I click on "zoom to extent" nothing happens (even if I move away from the location of the points before ...
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ogr2ogr append 1 row to a File GDB feature class's data table

I export a polygon layer from Oracle to a FileGDB using ogr2ogr. I need to append one row to the data table, with '0' for numeric fields and 'No Elements' for the one string field. In ArcGIS, I run a ...
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How to maintain data in attribute table when importing ASCII file to ArcMap

I am very new to using ArcGIS. I have an Excel sheet with data in it where each cell represents a grid from a model output and contains a value (eg. amount of precipitation in that grid cell from the ...
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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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Importing XML data into QGIS

I've got a problem importing XML data in QGIS Wein. I've exported the XML data from an interactive PDF map viewed in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. When I try to import the XML file into QGIS using the ...