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Questions tagged [kmz]

KMZ is the compressed (zipped) file format of a Keyhole Markup Language (KML) file. Related files (images, styles etc) may be included inside the compressed file.

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How to convert .OBJ 3D Mesh Georeferenced file generated from OpenDroneMap to .kmz format for Cesium?

I have Open Drone Map Output of a 3D Mesh Object file in .obj extension. I want to convert it into .kmz format to put it into Cesium Ion. How can I convert the files in the picture to a .kmz format ...
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TIFF to KMZ passing altitude data

I am currently trying to create a KMZ from a GeoTIFF by using gdal_translate. This Works fine and I am accomplishing this by using by using this command gdal_translate.exe -of KMLSUPEROVERLAY c:\in....
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KMZ file displays correctly in Google Earth but not inside Google Maps

I have a KMZ file that contains many placemarks inside. When opened in Google earth the file displays the placemarks correctly. I can click on them and see the data for each placemark. See screen ...
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Convert GPX/KMZ to google maps directions

Is there a way to convert a set of waypoints in a GPX/KMZ file to driving directions suitable for Google Maps. There are numerous sites listing community generated routes which I am unable to load ...
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How to scale, rotate and translate a KMZ file in Google Earth

I'm a GIS software developer. I would like to adjust manually a KMZ over Google Earth images scaling, shifting and rotating it. What I'm wondering is a tool like the one in Google Earth to add a ...
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MS Access to Google Earth Pro

I am embarking on a new project and hoping for some pointers. I am reasonably tech savvy but definitely in the "advanced beginner" category for coding... but keen to test myself. I am trying to find ...
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How can I get a web-hosted kmz file to project correctly when added as a layer to an arcgis online map?

I have a kmz file hosted on dropbox that I would like to display in a map through arcgis online. The kmz file was generated from an esri grid raster. I have tried altering the raster projection prior ...
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Looking for a good solution to have GPS position on KMZ files on Android platform

I'm looking for the best solution / app on the android platform to show my GPS position over a KMZ file, possibly offline. Here is what I've tried to do: Google Earth Android app I downloaded KMLZ ...
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Create kmz file out of Illustrator maps?

I'm migrating my ERP from an old-style mapping system which relied on jpg files and coordinates on the file to locate my assets, to a vectored system which uses KMZ files. I'm new to this - I'm here ...
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Accessing Network Link layers through Google Earth API

When creating a Network Link, in ArcGIS Manager, I am able to add multiple layers to the KMZ. Is there a way to access each of the layers separately using the Google Earth Plugin API?
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Using 3D KML (Line Based) in QGIS

I'll prefix this with stating that my abilities in GIS are lackluster and I'm still learning, it is also my first time doing any 3D work in QGIS. I have a KMZ file that contains Z Values (Created in ...
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Input KMZ files into leaflet map

Is it possible to input a zipped .kml file (.kmz) int Leaflet? I was trying the code: fetch('Cov.kmz') .then( res => res.text() ) .then( kmltext => { // Create new kml ...
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Global Mapper (improving KMZ quality):“raster_export-KMZ” batch script creates a poor quality .kmz compared to the “raster export - KMZ” manual comm

I'm sure it's something I'm missing... In Global Mapper (GM) I've got my workspace loaded.. and I run a script that does nothing more than "EXPORT_RASTER" to KMZ. The orgin rasters loaded in GM will ...
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KMZ import does not create columns in attribute table

I would like to import a KMZ file with data on basin internal evaporation recycling into QGIS. However when I import the KMZ file into QGIS, the relevant data (Bier-jan, BIER-feb, ...) is not added ...
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How to perform reverse geocoding to custom area on the map?

I know there are services that perform reverse geocoding, given a pair of lat-long and return an approximate address, city, etc. The problem I have is that given a lat-long, I want to return the ...
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GeoTIFF to KMZ using gdal_translate produce imagery with bad colors

I have a TIFF file which is georeferenced in UTM coordinates. So as a first step, I convert the UTM TIFF into a WGS84 TIFF using gdalwarp. On the next step, I used gdal_translate to convert a TIFF ...
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KMZ with local image reference not working in Google Earth web viewer

I'm developing an iOS geospatial application that can export to KMZ. Geotagged photos are bundled along side the KML into a zipped KMZ. Here is a snipped of the placemarks description tag: <![...
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Query data within KML

Bing Maps v8 will not load multiple or complex KML files and allow me to query data within these shapes. Is there a work around for this?
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Converting .kmz/.kml to .shp using QGIS?

I have a file of 3d buildings created in SketchUp that I need to convert to shape format. Tried to export the file as .kmz and importing it to QGIS for the conversion, but when the .kmz file opens in ...
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Editing Code to save files as KMZ

I want to edit the code I have below to save vector files as vectors and also save vector files as KMZs. The code I have does a mass save to my temporary folder but only for rasters. myDir = r'C:\...
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How to host kmz file for Google Earth Pro network link

I have a repository consisting of a large number of image overlays, polygons, and 3d polygons in Google Earth Pro. The image overlays are linked to and stored on a windows web server and it works fine ...
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QGIS Point Features and Labels Not Appearing in .KMZ/Garmin

I want to produce a Garmin custom map for use with my Etrex 20x. I'm working with QGIS 2.14.3-Essen using the GarminCustomMap, version 1.1, plug-in to produce the output .KMZ on a Mac running OS X ...
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Feature Class to KMZ with Subfolders Conversion Messes Up Attributes' Customization

I want to convert a feature class with customized attributes to kmz and want the kmz-file to show 2 levels of subfolders, which I can select/deselect in GE. Using ArcGIS 10.3 I convert a feature ...
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Embed mp3 in infowindows of kmz file?

Is there a way to embed audio files (mp3) into the infowindows of markers in a kmz so that the audio is available offline? I'd like the files to be in the kmz so the kmz can be downloaded as a whole ...
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KMZ from QGIS won't display in Android Google Earth - raster images?

Trying to get a KMZ working in the Google Earth Android app... works fine on Google Earth desktop... I think maybe it's because it has images in it? Any ideas? Error I get is: Error: 1 Parse ...
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KML Layer Watermark Removal

Hello right now I have a google maps page with KML Layers from multiple online resources. However all of these layers especially those from noaa have giant watermarks that take up large portions of my ...
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Why does KMZ to GPX reverse the objectid?

I am working on KMZ to GPX conversion and every time I use the data interoperability extension and quick export it seems to reverse the objectid, now my 1st waypoint is the last placemark point of the ...
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Mapwindow and XTools error: XSI is an undeclared namespace

I have tried MapWindow and XTools and have gotten this same error both times when trying to import a KML file into Shapefile format. Does anyone know how I can eliminate this error message? "There ...
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raster-derived KMZ cannot display in google map api v3

I got some raster(tiff)-generated KMZ files, but they cannot be displayed at all in googe map api v3. However, all of my shapefile-generated KMZ files can be displayed properly. Anyone faced the ...
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Placemark that pulls information off an excel sheet row and display's the data in the description part of the Placemark

I am trying to find out if a certain function is available to link an excel sheet with a kmz. What i need to happen is have a Placemark that pulls information off an excel sheet row and display's the ...
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KMZ Quality: Desktop vs Plugin

Is there a reason why the quality of KMZ images, when added to a website using the Google Earth Plugin, drop in quality (it appears blurry) compared to when the same KMZ is seen through Google Earth ...
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Get Z value into attribute table from KMZ

i have extracted GPS data from photos using geosetter, so that I can then import them into ArcGIS Pro as a shapefile. This I can do but when I try to write the XYZ coordinates to the attribute table ...
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Read contents of KML file into CSV format using Python (BeautifulSoup)

I have a KML file called Layers.KML which has multiple sub folders - Tree_Heights_Elevations, 20190516 - Chain Link Fence, 20190516 - Clearing Limits, 2016-0516 - Solar Array . ...
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Creating shapefile with features in GISPro?

We cannot figure out how to create a shapefile that contains the features seen within the app GISPro (by Garafa) on an iPad. I have been able to export a shapefile, but there are no features attached ...
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Properly compressing KML file in Linux OS

I am trying to compress a KML file using gzip on a Linux system gzip -cvf somefile.kml > somefile.kmz When I go to try and verify the new KMZ file in Google Earth, I receive the following error: ...
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Transfer Markers from MyMaps to QGIS

I've georeferenced a list of adresses on Google My Maps, I'd like to transfer them to QGIS so I can create a better map with them. When I export a KML or KMZ file from My Maps and open it on QGIS, I ...
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KML: Making all points on a polygon relative to ground by same amount?

I need to generate large polygons that are all on the same plane but are all some relative distance from the ground. I need to do this without knowing what the absolute altitude is. So imagine I am ...
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KMZ with orthomosaic shows white squares with red Xs when zooming in Google Earth Pro?

Every time in the morning when I first open my Google Earth Pro, Why does my kmz that has an orthomosaic show white squares with red X's when you zoom in? Here is a screenshot: I tried to clear out ...
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Google Earth app KMZ overlay hidden by 3D tees and buildings

I've got a KMZ layer with an overlay layer in the <groundoverlay> tag. I've got 3d buildings and trees in the overlay area, and they hide the overlay. In Google Earth app it is not possible to ...
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Can't write raw kml photooverlay

I'm trying to create a KMZ with Photooverlays, so the pictures I take will show up where I took them in Google Earth. I already have my program georeferencing the photos successfully and wanted to ...
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Missing Raster/Vector Layers after converting KMZ using KMLToLayer tool of ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to write a tool that will let users upload a KML/KMZ file and then be able to view it in a client application (something like an esri js api or Flex app). I am ok with storing the data in ...