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QGIS .dxf file conversion to .kml no geometry notification

My colleague is having an issue converting DXF files into KML files. He is using QGIS version Lima (not sure version no.) and I am using Hannover (3.16) We have checked all the various options and ...
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Exporting just one feature to KML

I'm trying to export just one polygon from QGIS as a .kml file, so that I can open it in Google Earth Pro without seeing any other layers. Whenever I export it as a .kml file and open it in Google ...
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QGIS Export to KML option missing

I have been trying to export a .tif raster to KML using QGIS. I have searched and watched multiple YouTube videos but I can't copy what they are instructing because the option so select KML is just ...
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How to select a feature from kmz file using ogr2ogr

Below is the sample data I have succesfully able to import geometry of this into db, but I want Detection time field to be imported as well. "features": [{ "type": &...
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Add places in a KML file to an existing Google Earth project

I have a Google Earth project with some placemarks and a KML file with grid boxes. I need to import the boxes in the KML file to the project and add more placemarks to it. I cannot figure out a way to ...
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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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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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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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Export Layer to KML. Hyperlink in attribute field is inactive

I'm working on exporting layers from ArcMap 10.6 to KMLs for use in Google Earth Pro. There is a field in the ArcMap feature class that has a file path link to our network drive to an image. The links ...
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Layer to KML design

I would like to understand the logic behind layer to KML. I want to know how to ensure the field I want goes in the dark blue banner. It seems kind of random to me. It is not always the first column ...
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When converting a layer to a KML file, the Name field is not being used for the pop-up title in Google Earth

I'm using Arc Map 10.7 to create a KML that shows point data representing milepoints along a bunch of roadways. I want the pop-up when you click one of those points to display the milepoint number as ...
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Leaflet kmz stops loading other kmz files if gets XHR 404 while fetching remote file in any one of kmz's

Referring to https://github.com/Raruto/leaflet-kmz Here is my leafllet kmz code: <script> var map = L.map('map', { preferCanvas: true // recommended when loading large layers. }); map....
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How to make parcels easier to click on?

I work in ArcMap and occasionally have to export all of my data to KML for our office employees who only have access to Google Earth Pro. I just updated the parcel information for the entire district ...
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QGIS transparent polygon returned after digitizing

After the digitalization of my raster map as per below: I saved it in .geojson format and .kml format. The geoJSON works fine: but once I export as a kml and open (in Google MyMaps), then I have ...
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QGIS 3.10 export layer to KML reverses coordinates

I'm using QGIS 3.10. I generated a contour map from a DEM. It looked good. Now, I wanted to check the contours in Google Earth. From the contour layer in QGIS, I selected Export - Save Features As - ...
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ArcGIS: Layer to KML (with image attachments) Error: Could not modify Schema?

I would like to convert to KMZ with attachments so that colleagues can view the location of photos in Google Earth. I found this Layer to KML tool to use: https://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=...
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ArcGIS Pro Layer to KML With Multiple Images Per Feature Only Displays One Image in Google Earth

Question: Why is it that when I use Layer to KML in ArcGIS Pro 2.4.1 I can only view one image per feature on Google Earth Pro? All the attachments are listed inside the popup on GE, but the links for ...
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LayerToKML output doesn't render on Google Earth

For the last few weeks I've been making .kmz files using LayerToKML_Conversion with no problem. They open in Google Earth perfectly. Today, they suddenly stopped rendering at all. When I click the ....
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Killing a geoprocessing tool without killing all of ArcMap [closed]

When I try to open a geoprocessing tool (typically Layer to KML), the window frequently freezes, especially if I alt-tab away from the map. I'd like to just kill that window, without killing all of ...
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ArcGIS freezes when opening most toolboxes

I'm using ArcGIS 10.6.1 on Windows 10. I work from home using a VPN to connect to my university's network. It's been nearly impossible to open any dialog boxes. For instance, I frequently use the ...
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ArcGIS Layer to KML scale

I am trying to create a KML from a layer composed of a large number of polygons. Because of the large size, it is quite slow to load the KML in Google Earth. Is there any way to create the KML so ...
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Generating defined rectangles (size, position) as a new shapefile layer in distance to specific points from another shapefile layer in QGIS

I'm familiar with the basics of QGIS, but now I'm confronted with a difficult task. I want to create a new shapefile (as a layer) which contains defined rectangles (size, position) from another layer ...
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For loop to convert .lyr files to KML files gives ERROR 000814?

I must convert .lyr files to Kml files. After searching, I already tested 3 codes. Unfortunately, when running the 3 codes Python displays same error: Runtime error Traceback (most recent call ...
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LayerToKML creates null vectors at 0,0

I'm writing a script in python that loops the LayerToKML conversion tool on a set of layers; the problem is that the first execution works fine, while the rest (hundreds) produce .kmz files like this.....
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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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Layer to KML data interoperability error

I have a 2D raster dataset that I am trying to convert to KML (using the Layer to KML tool in ArcGIS desktop) for display in Esri Earth, but no matter what I try as the inputs, I keep getting a data ...
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