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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Importing Kmz files in a database [closed]

I've a set of kmz files of point location. These point locations have 2 fields along with location. I want to import these kmz files in a free database. How can we achieve this?
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Converting from .lyr to .kmz with error and shifted pixels in ArcGIS Desktop?

I had the .tif file and by using "Layer to kml" toolbox (without changing the preset parameters) i got the kmz file with very bad resolution. Then i tried to modify it changing the values for output ...
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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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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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Generate KML file/url from Google Maps

I created kml file from ArcMap and imported into my Google maps, it works. Not sure if you can open this URL: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=13TuHmGuW9nnE-8TACTfGLdDDf6o&ll=38....
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3D kmz using dem + tif [closed]

I am trying to create a kmz using open source software. I have been testing the orfeo toolbox (https://www.orfeo-toolbox.org/CookBook/Applications/app_KmzExport.html) but it is just creating a flat ...
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Using fme to create shapefile from several kmz files, labeling points in shapefile with name of kmz?

I am trying to create a shapefile of point data. I have lots of kmz files each with a single point, and each named specifically. I'd like to end up with one shapefile of points all with a name ...
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Layer group export in KMZ format in geoserver

I have created a layer group in Geoserver with several layers, but while I am exporting the layer into kmz and viewing in google earth all the consisting layers are displaying in the side panel. is it ...
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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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Converting a KMZ file containing an api link for use in python's geopandas

I've got a KMZ file which contains an API link for a map overlay, this is the link to that file. (The corresponding json file (link here), posted only gives me a link to a low resolution image and ...
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Open data on buildings in Montreal [closed]

Is there a resource for open data for the City of Montreal? I am specifically looking for building footprints.
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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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How to extract polygon data from Google maps?

Is there any way to extract polygon data from Google maps into kmz or shp? Here the website: http://www.vodafone.co.nz/network/coverage/ note: I only want 3G coverage of the country
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.kmz file won't show up in catalog

Using ArcGIS 10.3. The .kmz files show up as saved to the appropriate location in the shared drive of the computer. The drive appears to be "talking" to the GIS catalog fine; I can create a folder ...
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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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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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ArcGIS Rest service is returning multiple identical records when getting KMZ

This REST URI returns 299 identical records: http://dec.alaska.gov/arcgis/rest/services/EH/Solid_Waste_Sites/MapServer/1/query?where=1%3D1&text=&objectIds=&time=&geometry=&...
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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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Using MSID/MID with leaflet to display Google My Maps data

I'm wondering if there is a way to display MSID/MID with leaflet. I found this forum below; Any way I can load KML data from Google maps (again) via JS API? KMZs work fantastically with the arcgis ...
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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 many kml files into one kmz and visualize them in GoogleEarth?

Is it possible one kmz file to have many kml files? If yes, how can I convert the kml files to a kmz in order to be able to show them in GoogleEarth? In case of one kml file, I read that its enough to ...
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How do I convert an active kmz file to a shapefile using either ArcMap or QGIS

I need to convert an active kmz file to shapefile. I have a layer file and a kmz file which feed data from a server. If I try to convert using the kml to layer tool in ArcMap it fails as there is no ...
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Bulk edit and merge KML files

Trying to do some research into drought patterns of the US using KMZ files from droughtmonitor.unl.edu. My problem is that there are too many files to work with. 857 total. Records are every 7 days ...
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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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Defining city name by using KMZ files

We have KMZ files of different satellite images. We want to check which cities these satellite images belong to. Is there a way to do it automaticly? Like a tool in ArcGIS or QGIS or whatever?
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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</...
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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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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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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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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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Can ogr2ogr read .kmz files? How?

Attempting a run-of-the-mill ogr2ogr process with a KMZ file failed: FAILURE: Unable to open datasource `Rail.kmz' with the following drivers. Is there a trick? (Obvious workaround is to unzip the ....
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KML to Layer gives ERROR 000210 in ArcGIS Desktop?

I keep getting an error when trying to convert a KMZ file in ArcGIS Desktop. It shows up in google earth just fine, and I've never had problems using the KML to Layer tool before. I keep getting ...
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KML/KMZ: Make one placemark appear in two folders?

I'm not actually sure this is quite the right way to approach this problem, so if I'm just off in the wrong direction, please help me figure out where I should be heading. I have a collection of ...
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KML/KMZ file <10MB for global shipping lanes?

I am trying to render an overlay of the world's shipping lanes using google KmlLayer class from the Javascript V3 API but most of the files I find are not rendered because of google's 10MB size limit. ...
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Convert multi KML and KMZ into shapefile using ArcPy?

I try to convert with arcpy (python 2.7.8) 50 KML and KMZ files, that i downloaded from google earth into shapefiles. All files located in many sub-Folders. All Sub Folders are located in one large ...
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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 ...