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

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How can I prevent KML files from losing resolution when exporting them to other programs?

I have created a KML from a shapefile in GIS. The KML is the same in Google Earth as it is in ArcMap. When I load the KML onto my iPad using GIS Pro, it loses resolution; it no longer has the level of ...
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What is format for coordinates of polygon in KML?

I have a KML file with a polygon as shown below: <Polygon> <tessellate>1</tessellate> <outerBoundaryIs> <LinearRing> <coordinates> ...
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GUARDADO PREDETERMINADO [closed]

Estoy teniendo graves problemas con ArcGis, ya que la mayoría de operaciones que realizo se me guardan como una geodatabase. Ejemplo: Pasar un KML a layer, resultado: geodatabase. Ejemplo 2: Generando ...
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KML File - Placemark Point - only the name, no icon

I have generated a KML file (see below). My question is: how do I add definitions etc. in the file in order to remove the icons? I only want to display the name, for example A, B etc. I know this can ...
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QGIS Export to KML with image file

I have a layer in QGIS, points, 3 columns of data and a 4th is an image. When I export to .kml (client request) it loads fine in Google Earth and shows all the points, but when I click on a point I ...
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Importing TimeStamp data from KML into GeoPandas DataFrame

I have a KML file that I have converted from Garmin .FIT to KML via GPSBabel. The resulting KML file looks to be fine. Example (Note: I have changed co-ordinate values so they don't point anywhere ...
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QGIS: Exporting as KML with split vector layer retains all attribute and filepath information visible in Google Earth

I am trying to export features to a KML file so field technicians can view the data via Google Earth since not everyone can operate QGIS and its a bit more user friendly when they just need to be able ...
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How to share KML-edited Google Earth project?

I began a Google Earth project on the their web app (https://earth.google.com/web/). I drew a polygon, and I got frustrated with the slowness and inaccuracy of the web interface. So I downloaded the ...
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QGIS - export multiple layers with different geometry to one KML file

I would like to export a few layers from QGIS to KML. So far I've managed to export it to the Geopackage format, but now I have to convert it. Is there any option, which would allow me to select as ...
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Terrasync detects positions incompatible with current coordinate system. Data was transferred from KML

Basically, I need to get a simple parcel boundary onto a handheld Trimble GPS with TerraSync software. I'll attempt to outline my workflow thus far. Georeferenced image from parcel map in ArcMap and ...
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How to view large data in Google Earth Pro?

I have a dataset with 32,000 location points and I need to view all the points in Google Earth Pro (v. 7.3.4.8248; 64-bit) at the same time. I have tried exporting my data (from R) as a KML and as a ...
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Where does the GeoServer KML Reflector get its LookAt value?

I've had a lot of success pulling a KML Network Link from GeoServer 2.19.x and 2.20.x using the KML Reflector, but one common user annoyance has been the bogus LookAt value populated at the top level ...
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gdal_translate of KMLSUPEROVERLAY issues making nodata transparent

I'm trying to use gdal to make a superoverlay KML / KMZ from a single band .tif (GTiff / GeoTIFF) which I created in ArcGIS. I want the nodata region to be transparent, but it has been showing up as ...
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OpenLayers: Export from / Import to KML - keeping the layer structure

I have following structure before export: LayerGroup LayerGroup Layer Feature Is there any posibility to keep this structure when export/import KML? I noticed in the KML file after I export ...
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After converting ArcMap shapefiles to KML files Google Earth display labels wrong

I've been using Google Earth to display my data for many years, but the past few months I have noticed reoccurring problems. I set up my table to display certain columns, select the correct labels. ...
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Google Earth: is there a way to create a KML with scale-dependent visibility?

I have a KML file of a number of polygon features. However, I would only like them to be visible above a certain distance from the ground when viewing in Google Earth, so effectively setting scale-...
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Loading KML file in Google Earth that is too heavy to be opened directly: Is possible to be made a local KML or HTML file that emulates a WMS link?

I am trying to download a public layer because I have too many internet problems where I live now. I was previously working with this layer named "SEC_DistroTM" on Google Earth through an &...
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Attributes disappears from KMZ-file when imported in QGIS

I have a KMZ-file with polygons that I want to edit in QGIS. When I open it in Google Earth it has some attributes, when I open it in QGIS the attributes disappears or look different. How do I get the ...
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How to export a grid layer to google earth as boxes

I have a grid made using MMQGIS which I want to label box-wise (custom and non-consecutively) and export to kml to use in Google Earth using the same labelled boxes. If I export kml normally I get ...
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Add text information from Chrome HTML Document (.htm) to image in popup with freemarker?

I have created a popup that opens up the attribute table and a jpg-image. I want to add a descriptive text that I have placed in Geoservers http://localhost:8080/geoserver/www/. The text is in form of ...
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ArcGIS & Allowing End-Users to create KML from drawn lines/poly

I am developing a GIS interface (web application) using ArcGIS Online, and I have to provide a feature to the general end-user (public) where, with a simple drawing tool, they can draw out a line or ...
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How to download KML of layers used on this website map?

https://www.huduser.gov/portal/sadda/sadda_qct.html I am trying to get the KML file for 2022 Difficult Development Areas and 2022 Qualified Census Tracts. Can I somehow get the KML file using the ...
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VB.NET - Point in Polygon From KML file

I have a big number of Polygons extracted from a KML file. The polygons represents "blocks" on the Earth surface. I can read the coordinates of the polygons and store their values, as well ...
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Export Folium map as KML/KMZ

I have a Folium map with several elements such as circles, markers and polylines for routes as shown below: I have a requirement where this map can be exported as KML/KMZ file for the user. I am not ...
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Extracting points as KML/KMZ from web map

This is the link: https://www.hopenvios.com.ar/. I would like to have the map with all points, does anyone know if it is possible?
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Layer to KML using ArcGIS Pro doesn't show all points [closed]

I'm using ArcGIS Pro, and I am trying to convert a group of layer (both points) to KML. When I make the KML and open it it doesn't show all the points!
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Exporting shapefile with style settings from QGIS to Google Earth

I have a shapefile containing points with circles with specific RGB colors that I am trying to convert to KML to open in Google Earth. In Google Earth, points appear at correct location but instead of ...
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Using the same file name as input layer in MMQGIS KML Export

I have a bulk of data, which I would like to export as the KML file by using the MMQGIS plugin. Everything is fine with the plugin, but I am wondering about auto-change the output file name, which ...
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Multiple KML files in same layer ( Google custom maps )

Google maps allows you to make a custom map. In each custom map you have "layers" where each layer can contain multiple addresses, locations etc. You are only allowed to upload one KML file ...
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How does one geocode 2 points with same Lat-Long but different heights?

I am working with Ground-Based SAR (radar) data. My task is to geocode the image. I am new to Geocoding. I was reading through various geocoding approaches that explain how to convert latitude, ...
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Exporting polygon shapefile to KML with polygon fill and line stroke symbology

I am running QGIS 3.16.10. I need to export several polygon shapefiles to KML with their polygon fill and line stroke symbology. I have done this before in earlier versions of QGIS but I can't seem to ...
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Output of 3D Symbology or 3D Objects to KML

I have tried various options and I am not able to find out how to export 3D Symbols out to KML if it can be done! I have tried 3D Models in dae, tried 3D Primitives such as Spheres, Cubes, etc. Can ...
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Is there a way to use QGIS' qgis:tilesxyzdirectory algorithm from a shell script?

I currently have a KML file which I upload to QGIS as a layer. From there I navigate the UI to Raster tools -> 'Generate XYZ tiles (Directory)' under the processing toolbox. For the EXTENT ...
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Exporting filtered layer to KML file with PyQGIS

I would like to programmatically filter a layer based on its attributes and then export this filtered layer to KML file. In the example below, I have a layer called 'conduit' that I attempt to filter ...
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Fastest way to generate PNG tiles from a KML file

I have several KML files and each KML is being parsed, turned into a geometry with PostGIS' ST_GeomFromKML() and saved to a database. This database is parsed and uses ST_AsPng() to process each ...
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Stamps PSI export for QGIS Smart-Map plugin

I have successfully processed PSI analysis with SNAP/StaMPS for the very first time. I exported a KML as well as a CSV file. Now, I want to try out the Smart-Map plugin in QGIS, yet I have not much ...
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Importing a shapefile to Google Earth Engine without Fusion Tables

I would like to import the Sentinel-2 tiling grid as an asset to Google Earth Engine. This grid is provided as a .kml file on an ESA page: .kml-File Now, unfortunately, Google has discontinued Fusion ...
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Showing multiple raster images on map QGIS 3.20

I am using multiple raster images that are all geo-referenced, have different icons and are part of a large mosaic. Although I have linked all of them on the attribute table and view each image, I ...
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Control color code converting from SHP to KML in ArcPy

I am converting an SHP to KML using ArcPy. How can I control the color display in the output KML? For example, if my polyline SHP has a field called "Category" and my two options are "A&...
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Insert Google Earth placeholder into a KML file

I've loaded a KML file of polygons into Google Maps, created using QGIS but the name of each polygon/area isn't showing in Google Maps - shown as 'untitled'. I gather you may have to enter the name of ...
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Using QGIS to reduce the size of a KML file

I've saved an Esri shapefile in QGIS as a KML file to load into Google Fusion tables. However I notice the file size has increased significantly when saved as a KML. Previous posts have suggested ...
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QGIS - Need a different KML balloon style when exported

I am new to QGIS. When I export my file to KML and open it in Google Earth, the balloon for each shapefile shows up by default in a basic white table. Installing the MMGIS plugin changes the export ...
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How make polygons/tracks and their labels permanently displayed

I want to know if there is a way to edit a KML file so that it, and its labels, are always displayed. For example, I create a polygon or points file in GoogleEarth (pro), then I save it as a KML. When ...
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ArcMap KML Displaying Red X for Point Symbology in Google Earth

I used the "layer to kml" tool on a point layer that I had symbolized with standard symbols in ArcMap 10.4.1. I then brought the KML into Google Earth and some of the point symbols are red X'...
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Finding and replacing coordinates in GeoJSON

I have converted kml files to GeoJSON strings. These represent polygons that are often not closed. I want to enforce their closing by searching for the first lat/lon coordinate in the string, checks ...
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View KML Feed in QGIS

Is it possible to load a KML Feed into QGIS like a WFS and WMS feed? There's a website that shows the location and P2P links of communication towers in Australia. The website allows you do download a ...
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KML to layer gives ERROR 000401 using ArcMap

I have saved a KML with point data and I am trying to import into ArcMap but the KML to layer is not working showing the following error: Executing: KMLToLayer ERROR 000401: No features were found ...
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Specify an icon in Schema in kml?

Is it possible to specify in a Schema an icon to be used in all the Placemarks? Below is an example. I have replaced < and > with ~ ~Schema name="SPIIA" id="SPIIA"~ ~...
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How to export every record of a SQL query to its own KML file using ogr2ogr?

I'm querying an MSSQL database and then using ogr2ogr to reproject and save the output as a single KML. Areas.sql has output like: DRAINAGE FLOODTYPE GEOM Creek #1 Nuisance 0x3C0B000... Creek #1 ...
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Modify coordinate string in parsed KML file [closed]

I am new to Python. I found this code on the internet to parse names and coordinate strings from KML files and write them into a .csv file. Works excellent! However, for my purpose, I need to convert ...

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