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 can I import georeferenced photos (jpg, kml, kmz) using QGIS or ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got several georeferenced digital photos as jpg, kml, and kmz. How can I import them into my GIS projects (QGIS or ArcGIS for Desktop) so I can open them as a popup?
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Setting relative paths for KMZs in Arc2Earth dialog?

Using Arc2Earth, I'm converting a large vector dataset to a KML with regions. The resulting kmz works great on my computer but the files paths are all actual paths and not relative, so they don't ...
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New Google Earth app max overlay texture size reduced?

With the latest update of Google Earth on iPhone 6s plus, a kmz file containing a JPEG overlay reference is shown with red X. In the previous version, the overlay was shown correctly. The problem ...
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Setting KMZ layer visibility in ArcMap?

How do I set the visibility scale for a line KMZ created from ArcMap (Layer-to-KMZ)? I'm sure I would have to go into the KML code and add, but add what. That is to say as I zoom in and out using ...
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Save KMZ or KML from google maps

How to save to KML or KML file using google maps. I can't find menu command like that. I'm working on China region.
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Is there a way to overlay a remote kmz file in google maps

I have a kmz file and want to overlay it on google maps. What I'm searching for is sth. like: https://www.google.de/maps?kmz=server/tour.kmz I've already checked the query params for google maps, but ...
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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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longitudes look flipped when displaying geoserver kml on google maps

Any ideas on how to get my raster overlay lined up properly on google maps? The geoserver layer is re-projected from EPSG:4269 to 3857 before serving it to google maps. To me it looks as if the ...
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Export to CSV a list of addresses that fall within a shapefile?

I currently have a shapefile (KML, but I also have it in other formats as well) that outlines neighborhoods within a city. I also have a list of vacant property addresses in CSV. I'm currently ...
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Converting a layer to .kmz not working

I'm trying to convert a layer to a .kmz file, and ArcMap says it works. It even shows up in my file directory(image attached) However, this file isn't actually in the folder it's supposed to be in. I'...
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Can a GE user download search results in KML?

I want to find all the grocery stores in a city on Google Earth and then download the search results as a single KML/KMZ point file. If it is possible, HOWTO isn't obvious. Other options?
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Are licensed file geodatabase restrictions/permissions inherited when converting in ArcMap?

If I create a licensed file geodatabase and I convert a feature class within in it as KMZ/KML file through the conversion tool, will it inherit the restrictions that I created within the licensed ...
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How can we convert a .tif with .tfw .htm into a raster KML/KMZ file to open in google earth?

How can we convert a .tif with .tfw .htm into a raster KML/KMZ file to open in google earth? I have a .tif file along with a .tfw and .htm files. I wanted to open it in Google Earth. Converting the ....
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Why does Google Earth Pro change my raster resolution?

I have noticed this problem occurring when I try to import rasters into Google Earth Pro from ArcGIS Desktop 10.4.1. I can take a 1/3 arc second resolution DEM and it looks great in ArcGIS until I use ...
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Convert GeoTiff to KML

I am new to QGIS and would like to convert some GeoTiff images to KML/KMZ for distribution to non-GIS users to look at in Google Earth. I have recently left the Windows OS and I am running QGIS in ...
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add XY to vector layer using QGIS

I added KMZ data (points) in QGIS using 'add vector layer'. Points shows up at the right location. However, when I use Vector-GeometryTools-Export/AddGeometryColumns, it shows error and doesn't add ...
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Convert all .lyr in an .mxd into kmz using arcpy

I wrote a simple script supposed to convert all layers in a mxd into kmz and it doesn't work. Kmz are being created but they're not what they should be. import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = ...
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Convert Shp to KMZ displaying labels using arcpy?

I've written a script that converts all shapefiles contained in a folder into lyr and then kmz. import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = "path" arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True allfeatures = arcpy....
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KML to Shapefile losing Fields in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am trying to convert KML File to shapefile, but all the fields are being deleted except the name. How can I convert a KML/KMZ file to shapefile without losing the fields?
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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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Attribute table empty in QGis, although google earth displays info

I am visualizing a .kmz in google earth and when a point is clicked one can read the attributes, such as lat/long, name, etc. However, when I open the same file in QGIS the point display, BUT all ...
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Why are KML/KMZ parts missing after upload to Google Maps?

I have a problem with a KMZ file uploaded to my Google Maps places: As you can see I have a polygon KMZ file (converted from a shapefile in ArcMap) that has 12 parts but the Google Maps shows only ...
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Displaying information in infowindow using KMLLayer and kmz file?

I added the kmz layer to my map www.spc.noaa.gov/products/md/ActiveMD.kmz However when I click on it, all I get in the infowindow is "MD 1558". (This may change for you since it is updated in near ...
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Add KML file with associated PNG images as OpenLayers layer

I have private sonar data in KMZ format, and can easily produce more. I understand that OpenLayers cannot use KMZ files, so my question is if it can handle the uncompressed KML file with all the PNG ...
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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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How to convert KMZ geometry collection to SHP [duplicate]

I try to open and convert to shape a KMZ with Qgis, but impossible ! When I open it, I have this : I select "Vigne" with 35 entities then OK. But there isn't entity displayed. In layer panel I have ...
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Earthquake intensity overlay in ArcMap [closed]

I downloaded an earthquake shake map for USGS with KMZ file. It is appears in Google Earth as below. I would like to use this intensity in ArcMap. How can I do this?
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Batch convert GeoTIFF's to Garmin Custom Map compatible KMZ files

I have about 600 GeoTIFF map files geo-referenced using New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000 (NZTM2000). Each file is about 140 mb in size. I'd like to convert them to Garmin Custom Maps compatible ...
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Map Grid Index / Reference for Canadian Topo Map

Does anyone know where I can find some KML at different resolutions to show the grid reference for the Canadian topographic maps (CanTopo and toporama). Much like is displayed on the map here: http://...
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Batch conversion of polygonz into polygon in QGIS?

I have a bunch of kmz files which I need to merge into one so I can convert it into one polygon shapefile using QGIS. The problem is that I have some kmz that are polygon, and some that are polygonz ...
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Exported files from GeoTracker (kml,kmz.gpx) are not visible after certain zoom in QGIS

I have problem with track recorded with GeoTracker on my Android. Exported track, either in any of given formats: gpx, kml or kmz, is not visible after certain zoom level - scale 1:6.141 (I am using ...
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Exporting multiple shapefiles (mixed geometry types) into one KML?

Is there a way, using open source software, to export multiple shapefiles of mixed geometry types, and different attributes, into one KMZ/KML file? Something similar to from ArcMap "Map to KML", but ...
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Bulk KML from shapefile convertion with modelbuilder

I am trying to batch export kml from shapefiles that are all in WGS84. For this I have created a simple model in model builder to iterate through all feature classes in a directory, make a feature ...
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How do I combine layers in Google Maps?

Though there are many answers to this question on the Web, I've found none that are recent or correct. The prevailing view seems to be that one exports a KMZ from Google Maps which one then edits in ...
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Converting KMZ file with png images to shapefile?

I have a KMZ file with data cell phone antenna coverage. I try to convert with tool kml to layer but it converts only points. That information with coverage disappeared. I tried to use ET but it also ...
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Converting KMZ to SHP using QGIS?

I have several KMZ files that i want to import into QGIS, when i import any one it contains many features with different geometries and i only need the points one the problem is when i try to merge ...
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Arcpy export shp to kmz with transparency

I'm trying to export massive shp to kmz aplying simbology. The code without transparency works good: import arcpy, os workspace = r'C:\\folder\\of\\the\\workspace\\' ...
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Extract a polygonal area from TIFF Image

I have a TIFF image (actually a satellite image) which is consisting of 5 channels (R G B IR NIR) for a specific region and I have a KMZ file which defines a polygon within that specific region. I ...
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Converting from ArcGIS layout into Google Earth as kmz with legend?

How to display an ArcGIS legend in kmz or kml file? I am trying to do so in conversion tool of ArcGIS but while exporting it to Google Earth it is not showing the legend.
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A number of polygons in .KMZ not visible in Google Earth Pro

I have downloaded the dataset for the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (England) from various places but some of the areas (at least 5 including Shropshire Hills, Devon, Cotswolds) do not appear in ...
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Kmz features are labeled by global ID. Can I label them differently?

So I have taken a layer from ArcMap and exported it to a kmz. It is a map of electric utilities in a single county. When I look at the kmz in google earth, it is mapped correctly, however, every ...
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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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Importing KML files to R

I am trying to read a KML file in R using this previous guide. The file is available here as a KMZ; following suggestions from other help files, I converted it to a KML by opening it in Google Earth, ...
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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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Importing .kmz file into PostgreSQL

I have several (100+) .kmz files that I would like to import into my PostgreSQL database. I have this ogr2ogr command that works fine getting it into the database, but creates a new table every time: ...
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Saving a Polygon as a KML file

I have multiple polygons w/ attributes associated with each of them (as shown in the image). I need to bring these into Google Earth and have the attributes look something like they are shown in the ...
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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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Multiple Attributes in KMZ

I have shapefiles that I ended up having multiple attributes for and I ended up getting 3 group folders that hold different lines on the KMZ. The groups are for gas lines 0-20 pressure 20-60 and then ...
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Displaying KMZ file + my location in Android Google Maps application?

This is probably a newbie question, but I don't know anything about GIS. Someone sent me a GPX file that I converted into a KMZ file so it's displayed in Google Maps. It works fine when viewed in a ...
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CartoDB stripping the address from KML files

I am trying to import a kml file into CartoDB but everytime I do it seems to strip the address information. Here is a sample of the KML file: <Placemark> <styleUrl>#0</...