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Questions tagged [kml]

KML is an XML file format used to display and annotate geographic data, made popular by Google Earth.

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Exporting layer from Google My Maps as KML has no geometries

I have a CSV with an address field (no lat/long), so I went to Google My Maps, imported the csv and geocoded of the records. Now I export the layer as KML and added the KML to QGIS and Google Earth ...
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Openlayers 5 change kml style for icon only

I'm importing KML into my map where it has some point placemarks with images that are WAY too big. What is the best way to import KML in the map, and just change 1 aspect of the style ( https://...
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Automating KML based processing in ArcGIS Desktop using ModelBuilder?

In order to calculate the number of buildings around a stretch of road, I repeat the same work each time I receive a new stretch, so, I have to automate the process, the problem I have is the input ...
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Changing color scale in KML files?

I want to work with kml/kmz files in the Google Maps API, but I want to remap the color scales. Is that possible? Here are example kml/kmz files where I'd like to change the color representation ...
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How to design an interactive physical map for learning geography with data layers? [closed]

I'm working on a project to help my kids think about geography. The idea is a world map roughly wall-map sized, with a series of transparent cutouts for each country. The cutouts would have ...
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Network link KML on Google My Maps

Within Google My Maps (https://www.google.com/mymaps) There is an option when exporting the data out called: "Keep data up to date with network link KML (only usable online)" I want my Google My ...
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Exporting map to KML using ArcMap?

I've been trying to convert a map from ArcMap to KML without exit. The issue is that I want to export the complete map, not only the layers in the data frame but also legend, symbols, grid ticks and ...
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Python change to geotagged photos to kml and csv (remove labels)

I am writing from NC in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. I have been working with a Python Script for geotagged photos. If there is anyone out there willing to look over a short two-page script ...
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How to style KML through LIBKML layer creation options?

I am exporting a layer from PostgreSQL to KML using the sf package in R - though I am also capable of doing it directly with ogr2ogr. I get a workable KML that looks like this. <Placemark> ...
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Using Layer to KML with Multiple Attachments?

I am using Arcgis Desktop 10.5.1. I'm attempting to use the Layer to KML tool to create a kmz file with multiple photo attachments for each point. The tool creates the kmz file with all of the photos ...
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Processing a very large hosted KML file to identify what makes it so big [closed]

I've run into a problem where I have two very large layers that I'm tasked to overlay on a map, showing cellular coverage across a the whole South Africa. Layer 1 was given to me in various formats ...
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Online viewing and editing of KML file?

I want to view and edit KML file online, is there any online solution for the task. I am executing a survey for roads, and I need to get it identified digitally by the client on site, so I tried KML ...
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I have a very big KML file, I want to remove all the placemarks from it

I want to remove all the Placemarks that has a name, and keep the lines which is between , as the performance of the file is awful I've tried to do it using Notepad++ Replace function using the below ...
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Creating networks and regions KML in R

I have >500 very large KMLs that contains only point data and a reference to a .png pop-up Each KML looks like this <kml xmlns:xsd="http://schemas.opengis.net/kml/2.2.0/ogckml22.xsd" xmlns:xmlns="...
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Can't export feature attributes to KML

I am trying to export my feature collection to KML using geotools but only the geometry and id(weird id combination of table name + id) is exporting to KML i am getting the data from postgis and then ...
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Showing labels on KML map in Google Maps?

I have converted my layer, that is (from shapefile to KML) in QGIS this is the way I read it in angular: this.kmlLayerc1 = new google.maps.KmlLayer ({ url: 'http://direccion/carpeta/nombre.kml', ...
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Google Earth transparent weather KML file overlay

I am unable to make any of the weather overlays from the website below transparent/opaque once they are loaded into Google Earth. I have attempted to modify the KML file directly by using the ...
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Showing attributes/labels from KML in Google Maps?

I have converted my cover, it is said (from archived .shp to .kml) in QGIS and this is the way it is read in angular: this.kmlLayerc1= new google.maps.KmlLayer({ url: 'http://direccion/carpeta/...
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Load digitized roads (kml format) in any android app to carry out survey

I have identified some roads on google earth pro, which are required to be surveyed for one of our clients. How can I load these kml format layers in an open source android app for my surveyors to ...
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GPSBabel KML document has incorrect name

I'm using GPSBabel to convert GPX tracks in a directory to KML linestrings using the following: @ECHO OFF setlocal for %%i in (C:\Users\...\*.gpx) do ( gpsbabel.exe -t -i gpx -o kml,points=0 %...
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Table join to KML file

I want to add a classification to photos which are in an excel spreadsheet within a KML file. Need a way to combine/join fields that are in an Excel spreadsheet to a KML file.
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Bring KML via localhost url into ESRI js app also hosted locally

I have brought over one of the demos ESRI javascript apps and hosted that on my local IIS instance. I also have a folder I have turned into an application via IIS, so I have the following: The file ...
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ModelBuilder adds numerous file extensions to outputs as it runs?

Using ArcMap 10.3 I am trying to create a model that will take all the shapefiles in a folder and convert them to KML files. I first create an inline variable for the shapefiles in the folder, then ...
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Exporting KML data from QGIS

I have a 12 mb KML file that I can easily import into QGIS. The trouble is when I save it as a shapefile the data in the description field, which is html, becomes truncated. Is there a way to avoid ...
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Expanding a “curve” in KML / Google Earth

I want to draw an easement in Google Earth. APN legal descriptions are in bearings, distances, and radii. I've downloaded KML APN data provided from my county, which are in absolute lat/long ...
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Problem with overlapping transparency

I am making an Android app that has bathymetric lake data on a google map. I am new to GIS work. I get this info from the state of nebraska as an already formatted kml file. In the file they simply ...
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How to display names from KML file in google-earth?

I exported via QGIS a .shp file in .kml. Labels are displayed without any problem in QGIS from a field "REG_NAMES". Now I want to display these names on GGearth from the .kml, but it does not work. ...
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Python library for KML to GeoJSON?

I am writing a Python script to reproject a KML file to WGS 84 and then to convert it to a GeoJSON. I am aware of and use the GDAL command line tool ogr2ogr (which was the answer to this question in ...
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writeOGR KML attributes blank [closed]

Using the below I output a KML file from a Large SpatialPolygonsDataFrame polygonWGS <- spTransform(Polygon, CRS("+proj=longlat +ellps=WGS84 +datum=WGS84")) writeOGR(polygonWGS, dsn="...
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Import multiple KML files into single table with preserving layer name as (additional) column

I have bunch (1000+) of KML files like this: <Document> <name>Shape 10</name> ... <Placemark> <name></name> <MultiGeometry> ... </...
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QGIS style in Google Earth

I've been using QGIS for sometime its a great software, it suits my needs in my project until I encounter this issue in Google Earth. Are there any plugins or any "work around" method to be able to ...
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Converting map to KML/KMZ format and opening it on Google Earth?

How can I convert this map to KML/KMZ format and open it on Google Earth?
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Points data to kml retain color

I have styled my point data with circle and red color symbology. Is there any way to retain the points color when saving layer to kml? Currently when saved and open in google earth, it only shows as a ...
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Converting multiple geometry KML to SHP

I have a KML file with multiple geometry, points and polygons. I want to convert it to a point shp and a polygon shp. Using OSGeo4W Shell I tried this : ogr2ogr -where "OGR_GEOMETRY='Point'" -f "...
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Get a gps navigatable file from a Google map available on a website

I am trying to download this - http://googlemapkml.publishpath.com/Websites/googlemapkml/files/Content/5880032/GEDriving66.htm - map on to my phone. My end goal is to be able to drive on this route, ...
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ogr2ogr - conversion shapefile to kml - how to reduce the size of the output file?

Is possible to reduce the size of the output.kml file? ogr2ogr -f "KML" output.kml input.shx
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Multigeometry relations to single geometries, through Overpass-Turbo to KML

I'm trying to extract relations from Openstreetmap, using the Overpass Turbo service, saving as a KML file to be viewed on a suitable mobile phone app. I need the resulting KML to have simple ...
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How can one compute & render velocity from kml track in qgis?

I have a bunch of KML files recorded from activity trackers. These record a stream of coordinate. These lack individual timestamps, but one can assume that the samples were taken at regular ...
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How to Render KML “Hatched” Polygon Symbology in Google Earth?

After solving the issue of KML polygons that were only partially filled-in in Google Earth (here: Why are These KML Polygons Not Filled With Assigned Colour in Google Earth?) I'm now wondering how to ...
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Why are These KML Polygons Not Filled With Assigned Colour in Google Earth?

In ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2 I converted a Feature Class into a KML using "Layer to KML (Conversion)". The polygons in that KML look like this in Google Earth. Why are (most of) the polygons rendering ...
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Esri ArcGIS API for JavaScript: how to return polygon info for point within polygon in KMLLayer

Using the 4.7 JS API, I have multiple KMLLayers on my map, each containing hundreds of polygons. Given a point on the map, How can I identify all of the polygons across multiple layers that contain ...
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How do I export a KML for one layer in a KML file that has multiple layers?

I'm accessing the Index plots for Ordnance Survey map sheets, provided as a KML by the Charles Close Society here: https://www.charlesclosesociety.org/indexes (scroll to the bottom of the page for the ...
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Converting KML Html Popup attributes as shapefile attributes? [closed]

How to convert KML Popup info into shapefile attributes while kml to shapefile conversion by using QGIS or any software.
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org2org converting .tab to .kml with attributes

I've looked over the forum and there are many questions about .kml to shapefile or MapInfo. However, I'm going the opposite direction. I want to use org2org to convert a MapInfo file to KML. It is ...
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Google Earth KML broken

My Google Earth "My Places" will no longer populate when I open Google Earth. I still have access to the KML file. Is there a way to repair or trouble shoot the KML file to salvage the data? The ...
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Adding a KML file into a GeoDjango field

I'm trying to add a KML file to a field in GeoDjango. Link to KML file. I tried to follow the answer on this question but it's mostly wrong. My model: class School(models.Model): boundaries = ...
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3DCityDB Export not working

I'm working with some CityGML models within 3DCityDB. For visualization purposes I now want to export some of my buildings to KML with the exporter tool. When I draw the bounding box over my area of ...
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Convert geohash to shape/kml

I have a requirement where I need to convert a set of Geohash to KML files such that they can be used as areas to plot data by overlaying on map. Is anyone aware of an open resource which can help ...
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Georeferencing and converting a kml file [closed]

I have been searching the web for an example of how to convert and georeference a KML file, but I cannot find anything so I thought I might ask some experts on this forum. I am new to ArcGIS ArcMap ...
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Adding a timestamp with only hour information to a kml file

I have a program that creates kml files with heat maps made up of differently colored Placemarks. I'd like to create heat maps based on the data points from a certain time slot and show these in ...