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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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Negative coordinates for WGS84 system are invisible - ArcGIS 10.2

I have a csv file with point coordinates in GCS_WGS_1984 geographic system. I've imported it to ArcMap as a XY file however negative values for West hemisphere are not visible (but ALL records are in ...
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Geoserver - Layer creation via data import

We have about 400 sites (materialized by coordinates in the spreadsheet file to be imported) and several fields of information attached to these sites (coordinates, site ID, name, comments, category, ...
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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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OSRM 4.8 import planet-latest.osm.pbf 31G

I use OSRM version 4.8. My VM configuration: 16 CPU 64 RAM 150G SWAP 150G stxxl disk size 250G data directory 50G root When I import Europe-latest (17Gb) file - it takes about 6 hours to start ...
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Graphing attributes if they fulfill a condition

I have a dataset with schools, school coordenates, if the school is private or public and a variable containing the decile of attainment of the school in a test. I am trying to map schools in a city ...
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Import polygon shapefile with SPCC Sections [closed]

I have a data set with records containing Township, Range and Section information but no X,Y coordinates. I would like to bring in the data to ArcGIS with each section as a polygon or a x,y point in ...
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Importing geospatial PDFs with QGIS

I've been using GDAL to work with geospatial PDFs to make geotifs and have been running into some issues, so I started working with QGIS. A fine product I might add. When I select a directory ...
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Importing / copying data from PostGIS to ArcGIS / ArcMAP

So, I'm working on a project using Postgresql and Postgis. We have a client using ArcGIS (10.0) and ArcFM. We are trying to export some data from postgres to ESRI, but we have our hands tied quite a ...
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Import unknown CSV file format in QGIS

I have a CSV data sheet that I would like to import in QGIS as a set of polygons. The CSV file contains a column of geometries with long lines of data (see example below). Can somebody tell me how I ...
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QGIS imports two excel double vectors: one as double, the other as QString! Why?

I work in QGIS 2.8.3 and import an excel file (xlsx version 2013) containing 5 vectors: string, string, double, int, double. All vectors have a heading. However, QGIS tells me that the last double ...
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Python code to import OSM data in QGIS

I am trying to automize the workflow: import osm data and select by a special tag. I have to do this steps a lot of time with different parameters and updated data. A Solution could be a python ...
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Opening CTF and DAT files in ArcGIS for Desktop?

How does one open CTF and DAT files as listed here using ArcGIS 10.3? I looked for instructions on their WELCOME to the Geoscientific Database Guide website but there isn't much guidance.
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How to create a shapefile from xy in .csv file?

I find many difficult to create a new shapefile in a new project following those steps. I think the .csv file is correct (there are only: ID, X coord, Y coord) but when I would create the shapefile ...
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ArcGis' python library (arcpy) are imported so long

python -c import time; t1 = time.clock(); import arcpy; print('{0} seconds'.format(time.clock() - t1)) 3.60283379862 seconds It takes this long each time i launch my script or test. Is there any ...
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Problem Importing CAD features using arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management? [closed]

When importing multiple CAD drawings using "arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management" and "arcpy.Merge_management" I encountered a problem. Drawings that have line weights and elevation values assigned to ...
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Importing Mapinfo .TAB files to AutoCad Map

It is any way to import Mapinfo files to Autocad Map with line and polygon style definitions cereated in Mapinfo?
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GRASS r.in.lidar problem on Windows 10: 'no such file or directory'

I'm having problems to load .las files into Grass GIS 7.0.3 for Windows 10. I use the module r.in.lidar but I get the following message: What can I do? How can I solve the problem?
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Problems opening ArcGIS 10.3.1 .shp files in QGIS

I'm using QGIS version 2.12.1-Lyon for Mac and trying to import a .shp file that was apparently created with ArcGIS 10.3.1. I keep receiving the "invalid data source" error message no matter how I try ...
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Not all KML attributes import into attribute table

I have a .KML file that has placemarks that have four main pieces of data that I want to use in QGIS. When I do 'Add Vector Layer' and select my KML file it imports all the placemarks as feature ...
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Conversion of .csv file to MapInfo generates very large .dat file

I am converting an .xls file (500kb) to a .csv (150KB) then using this to generate a MapInfo .tab file format using both QGis and ArcGIS. I can use an intermediate file ie. mif/mid format which gives ...
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Import raster using raster2pgsql with out-of-db option not working

I am using raster2pgsql to import DTED data into postgis database. I would like the data to be out-of-db, I am using the command as follows. raster2pgsql -R /home/gis/elevation/DTED/area.dt2 public....
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How to filter OSM data for addr keys with Osmosis

I'm trying to import the address data of a specific country from an OSM file into a MySQL DB. I tried to insert the data with osmosis and also to filter them with osmfilter before running OSM but ...
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Can arcpy.MakeXYEventLayer() cope with *xls files in script?

I am trying to create a point FeatureClass from an Excel-File using a standalone python-script. I am applying the method "arcpy.MakeXYEventLayer()" which works fine using *.xlsx files. However, I am ...
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QGIS Import CSV variable conversion

I tried to import CSV files to QGIS using the "Add delimited text layer" feature. For some reason, some of the numeric variables became QString. How do I make them become integer so I can perform ...
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Google Earth Pro does not completely open TAB files created in MapInfo 15+

From time-to-time, I have the need to open tab files I have created in MapInfo with Google Earth Pro. Aside from minor hiccups, I have never had an issue with importing a Tab file. The process I ...
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Importing xyz text ascii GPS time-series for velocity visualization using QGIS?

How i can import text ascii xyz gps time-series in QGIS for velocity visualization? Example xyz MLBU 07SEP17 2007.7098 -0.119998752351520E+07 0.626106994328102E+07 -0.199557178074915E+06 0....
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Open a SBET file format in GIS software

After a LiDAR flight, we can get a file containing the airplane trajectory in SBET format - Smoothed Best Estimate of Trajectory. Is it possible to open it in a GIS software like QGIS or ArcGIS? If ...
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Bringing layout into another drawing using ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1. I set up a layout view (a titleblock) and would like to bring it into another mxd file. How do you do this? If you are familiar with Autocad this would be the equivalent ...
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Importing shapefile problem, unknown geometry type in QGIS

I have used ArcGIS extensively, but am at a new job with only access to QGIS. I am trying to import a few shapefiles and am having some problems. First, I opened the shapefiles in esris free browser, ...
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Importing data from online my sql data base to the attribute table in arcgis 10.2

I have point features in ArcGIS which have sewer manholes plotted on them along with latitude and longitude. The attributes of these manholes are stored in an online server using MySQL database. Can ...
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Import GeoJSON into PostGIS

I want to import GeoJSON avaliable in the following dump into PostGIS but I am not able to import it. I already imported geousa data available in this public dump into MongoDB smoothly. Let me know is ...
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Importing GeoJSON into MySQL?

I want to import GeoJSON data into MySQL to compare performance with other databases. Is there any way I can import following data into MySQL. And if it possible, how to create table for such records. ...
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ArcGIS Pro crashes when importing photogrammetric multipatch? [closed]

I am new to the ArcGIS platform, so please bear with me. I have run some tests on both ArcScene and ArcGIS Pro before my jobs decides with program to buy. ArcScene imports 3d models exported from ...
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QGIS DB Manager Import layer/file Oracle not working - Error 8 Loading of the layer failed

QGIS 2.12.0 - DB Manager 0.1.20 - Windows 7 - Oracle 11g 11.2.0.3.0 Import vector layer Shapefile as well as a layer (vector) and with every possible combinations of settings, the results are the ...
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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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Insert an online map source (from a website) into ArcGIS?

Is there anyway to insert an online map source into ArcGIS? There are a lot of global maps which only is accessible by their websites, and there is no save option to save a part of these maps and use ...
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update data via cron in cartodb

I want to automaticaly insert/update points via cron in cartodb. I am using SQL API. How can I generate the_geom row via sql api in WKB format without web-interface? Like this: ...
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Importing shapefile into GRASS, and multiple new rows appear in attribute table

I am importing a GADM Global Administrative Areas shapefile into GRASS (using QGIS 2.8.2 interface). When I do this, multiple additional rows are created in the attribute table. It goes from this: ...
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Gisgraphy importer crashing, possibly due to JDBC connections problem. Is there a fix? [closed]

I've been trying to install gisgraphy for the past few days. The setup has went well, but the software crashes while importing data. I'm only importing data for a single country so it's not overly ...
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Problem with import CSV to CartoDB

I have installed CartoDB on my local machine and I can't upload data via import. Data to upload Latitude,Longitude,Name 48.1,0.25,"First point" 49.2,1.1,"Second point" 47.5,0.75,"Third point" I am ...
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Python gdal import error

I installed gdal from source using steps from this answer https://gis.stackexchange.com/a/21739/60378 (ommiting first line sudo apt-get install build-essential python-all-dev as it did not work for me)...
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medium resolution Earth coastal outline in tabular form

I'm generating my own images in Python and Blender. What I need is data that I can read directly from a table/file to draw coastlines with 1 to 10 kilometer resolution. I'm not familiar with high ...
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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 GeoTiff or IMG formats with Ironpython

McNeel Rhino 5 application is using IronPython 2.7, and this is the application to which I would like to import either a GeoTiff or .img formats. I googled a bit a found a couple of python modules, ...
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Importing OpenStreetMap historical data with ogr2ogr?

I am trying to import historical OpenStreetMap data obtained here: http://osm.personalwerk.de/full-history-extracts/2014-11-24/continents/ I downloaded the Australia-Oceania file, I am trying to ...
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Getting ArcMap to recognize csv column as float and not int? [duplicate]

I am trying to show a .csv file (2 columns, 291 rows) in ArcMap 10.2 using Catalog window to drag the .csv file into ArcMap. The second column of the .csv is a floating point number (range is [0-1]), ...
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How to import NMF file into PostGIS

I just got my very first NMF file and I am stumped on how to get it into my database. I have been able to handle anything thrown at me so far using either QGIS and ogr2ogr to get my data into PostGIS. ...
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Lat/Long grid array 360x720 for ArcMap raster layer?

I have two files (global temperature and precipitation), both in a 360x720 grid array (latxlong) in a csv file. I'm trying to add this to ArcMap 10.1 so I can use it in raster format. I've added the ...
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Descrambling scrambled coordinates?

I've got a data set that comes with coordinates, however they seem to have gotten scrambled somewhere along the way of data-collection, data-entering and data-export. For some of the places the actual ...