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Exporting with QPackage or QConsolidate

I know there is a similar question, but it might be dated, and didn't completely answer my question. I know of two plugins to export your QGis project, QPackage and QConsolidate. I'm not very familiar ...
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Can style be saved with Qpackage and how can the new .qgs use the new .shp locations automatically?

I've used the Qpackage plugin to move all the layers of a project to a new location. At first my try was to move the source files, but it seems to have made new files, which is no problem. But now it ...
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Error in QPackage in QGIS 3.12

What does this error message mean: AttributeError: 'QLineEdit' object has no attribute 'toPlainText' I get this every time I try to run the QPackage Plugin.
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How to create different maps with same set of layers?

In ArcMap 10.7, I have built a map and created more than 40 layers e.g. for grassland, forest, water, borders etc. Now I'd like to save that map as a template without any polygons or lines but with ...
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Keeping constant shapefile symbols

I am using ArcGIS 10.1, I am just wondering if there is a way to maintain constant the selected symbols for some shapefile. The scope is to use the same shapefile with the same chosen symbols also in ...
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Error sharing layer package (.lpk)?

it was my understanding that creating an .lpk combined the symbology AND source data of a geography into one file for easy sharing. However, upon creating the .lpk here in the office, the field techs ...
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Opening and Viewing “Additional Files” in ArcGIS Layer Package

In ArcGIS I've created a layer package with several shapefiles (that include symbology and labels) so I can send it to a coworker. In addition, I've added a spreadsheet document under the "Additional ...
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Opening a shapefile with no extension in QGIS [closed]

I am trying to open an open license shapefile in QGIS (this is the link: https://pub.uni-bielefeld.de/record/2674065), I am not sure if the information is not there or if the content is not complete; ...
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Create Layer Package fails to execute — error code 00045

I'm experiencing an error when I attempt to save a feature class as a Layer Package (.lpk) by right-clicking that feature class in my Table of Contents and selecting "Save As Layer File". The Layer ...
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Adding Layer package to Web Map in ArcGIS Online?

I am using ArcMap 10.4.1, and created a layer package of a raster file, but it does not allow me to add it to a web map in ArcGIS . It shows up in "My Content", but only allows me to download it or ...
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Adding data to map and not saving it on local path using ArcGIS Pro?

Using ArcGIS Pro, I have loaded an APRX file that is located on a network share. I added a layer to the map using Add Data. The layer is named "USA_Detailed_Water_Bodies.lpk". The added layer is ...
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Opening .lpk in QGIS? [duplicate]

I am brand new to QGIS. I have downloaded the BLM's public land survey system from their website (https://catalog.data.gov/dataset/blm-national-public-land-survey-system-polygons), which has a file ...
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Error when Creating Layer Package in Arcpy

I'm trying to create a layer package from a feature layer (whose data source is a feature class) using arcpy. However, I keep getting the following error: Object: Error in executing tool Here's the ...
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Seeking 3rd party / API way to access exported ArcGIS/Esri style information?

I am writing a GIS app that allows import of various file formats, and I want to include an importer for data coming out of ArcGIS. My understanding was that Geodatabase was the default format for ...
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Difference between Layer File, Layer Package, and Map Package?

What would I use them for? I know map package comprises all the layers but how is a map package different from the others?
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Providing user specified location for extracting packages in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcMap the folder location used to unpack packages dragged into a map can be set using the Customize | ArcMap Options > Sharing tab: I just looked for the equivalent option in ArcGIS Pro on the ...
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Meaning of ERROR 001707 when sharing layer as layer package file from ArcGIS Pro?

I have had no success when trying to share a layer as a layer package file from ArcGIS Pro 1.2. The procedure that I use to reproduce this is: Start ArcGIS Pro 1.2 Create a New Project using the ...
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PackageLayer_management failing within script, needs to run outside of an ArcMap session

I'm automating a workflow that requires outputting a layer package, it throws the general ERROR 999999 when executing and breaks. It does, however, generate a folder in the correct directory, with ...
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Is there a Batch Add Description option or script?

I like to make Layer Packages for our group as this keeps things consistent. One holdup in making my packages is the requirement for all layers to have a layer description in the General Layer ...
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Package Layer (Data Management) tool reporting error 000814?

I want to package layers using the Package Layer (Data Management) tool but I always get error 000814 indicates invalid output file type (I try to add the .lpk extension also the same error). The ...
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Opening ArcGIS Desktop layer package (.lpk) file using QGIS on Mac?

I downloaded an LPK file from the ESRI site that contains USPS defined zip codes. Because I'm working with QGIS on a Mac, I converted the file to a .zip. There's a .lyr file that opened up in the zip, ...
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Free tool to convert ArcGIS layer package (*.lpk) to shapefile (*.shp)?

I have received a *.lpk file from Esri's ArcGIS platform that I would like to convert to a shapefile. How can I do this, using only free software?