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A layer is a collection of information. It contains specific elements of a gis in a specific presentation method (e.g raster or vector layer). Layers can be edited separately in order to create individual toppics for a map.

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“Complex located in the street”, due to messed up with CRS?

I need to combine two .shp files from two different sources. First one is 20 Expanded parcels during 2012-2017 by MVP-CA, which I use as the base layer. The second one is a point layer of the Housing ...
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Referencing layer object which was created as result of geoprocessing inside MXD without iterating through TOC?

I am creating a python tool which must be run in and open MXD in ArcMap (10.2, ArcFM). The MXDs we use have a LOT of layers, and often multiple layers from the same datasource. In the script I need to ...
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Openlayers3, vector data layer not visible after proceeding select onchange function

I input two polygon geojson layers, one is just boundary layer, another is the vectorlayer contains many attributes. I add map.on('click', function(evt), so users can click on the map, and the ...
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layer name duplicated and adds geometry type

When I add layers to my QGIS project, the name of the layer is listed in the Layers Panel. So far, so good. Recently QGIS changed and now the name is repeated and the geometry type is added. For ...
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PyQGIS: intersection of one node layer with two polygon layers

I´m new with the use of PyQGIS and I´m working in a problem applied to a water supply systems modelling, where I need to distribute the water demand in about 5000 nodes (network junctions). I´m ...
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Map gear's OL3-Google-Maps not showing the google layer even after adding google layer

I am using Map Gear's OL3-Google-Maps in order to load the google base map in OL3, I am adding like this //Before adding this i am removing the OSM base map tile layer and adding it. var googleLayer =...
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Trigger event after KML Layer completely loaded

I want to set the bounds of my map after a Vector (KML) Layer is loaded. kmllayer.events.register('refresh', kmllayer, function(evt) { map.zoomToExtent(kmllayer.getDataExtent()); }); In the ...
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QGIS Atlas zoom to intersection between two different layers

I have two polygon layers, one is about different land owners boundaries and is used for atlas generation, and the other is about forests inside each property. In atlas generation sometimes i want to ...
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Arc Collector offline map - Copies of a map layer not downloading correctly

I have an Arc Collector project on the go and everything is working great except for one part of the offline mode. I encountered an issue with the offline version of the map displaying the layers ...
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How to intersect layers that do not completely overlap in QGIS?

I have two layers in QGIS that I want to intersect in a specific way. On one side I have a layer of the different biotope types in the city of Berlin. On the other side I have a layer of the ...
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Setting extent with python in QGIS in new project

Situation: I am trying to write a simple python script for QGIS. The script aims to load one layer, zoom to given coordinates, and 'place a pin' there. The coordinates will change every time I run the ...
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QGIS, add a layer (shapefile) to a running QGIS from an external application

I'm trying to load a shapefile as a new layer into a running QGIS application using python within a Windows command shell. The python is basically what is explained in this post: How to open a layer ...
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Is there a way to re-order how layers render in Mapnik?

I'm creating Mapnik stylesheets and I am trying to edit the order layers are rendered. I tried just moving the XML code, but that didn't seem to work. Are there specific steps to make some features ...
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FeatureServer layer losing connection to Feature Class layers (ArcMap/ArcServer) on adding .lyr

This is a question about using feature services as layers in ArcMap. We have a issue where layer (.lyr) files (source from feature services) are not displaying individual feature classes when added ...
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Different Leaflet fillcolors for different layers

I have a leaflet map set up with two layers and I want them to use different colorization functions to color the choropleth shapes. My shapes are set up in layers like this: var povertyLayer = L....
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What could be making QGIS 2.10 crash when loading a project file?

On QGIS 2.10, running on Ubuntu 15.04 Linux, I have a project file that has a fairly large number of mainly shapefile layers, which gets to 99% on the slider to the right of where it has a message ...
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PyQGIS Set Extent for loaded layers - Refresh problem

I've written a plugin which loads a number of map layers (based on constraints) and I would then like to set the canvas extent to a selection of them. Code very similar to that below works perfectly, ...
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Updating basemap and layers at same time using ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET?

i'm working with ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET 10.2.5, my app has different graphiclayers with objects that are continuously moving around the map (new position data is provided fastly), the problem ...
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QGIS python originalName() does not return actual original layer name

I am writing a Python QGIS Plugin, using QGIS version 2.6 as the basis for development. When loading data into the canvas programmatically, I am trying to maintain the spatialite table name as the ...
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How to make a model with more than 2 input layers for buffering and merging?

Would it be possible to add more inputs to Buffer and Merge? From what I can see there is a limit of two input layers per both. As far as I know this is possible in ArcGIS's Model Builder but from the ...
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ArcGIS API for Silverlight : query that displays layer attributes in a dataGrid

I'm working with ArcGIS API for Silverlight to build a webmapping application and I'm trying to display my attributes in a datagrid. I made a try by using this code : void QueryTask_ExecuteCompleted(...
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Openlayers - Maximum number of layers in LayerSwitcher

I am working on a thematic mapping platform showing data at local administrative levels. I have many layers, so I run into problems (see screenshot: http://gisintersect.com/many_layers.png). Is there ...
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QGIS view selected layers, manage views

I have a QGIS project with a large number of layers. Is it (without using Postgis) possible to define "Views" which include different subsets of the layers? For example: View 1: Layers WMS ...
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Why is my map not in the center when I load my map in OpenLayers?

Why is my map not in the center when I load my map in OpenLayers? And when I drag my map, it doesn't move sometimes. var maxExtent = new OpenLayers.Bounds(103.30029292030527, 24.39151279999997, 109....
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“could not get any sources: no image returned from source WMS” error in mapproxy demo

I am trying to connect my mapserver to MapProxy. First part of the map file is shown below MAP FONTSET "fonts.lst" IMAGETYPE png MAXSIZE 4000 SIZE 800 800 EXTENT -20000000 -20000000 20000000 20000000 ...
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Adding multiple layers to Tilemill from a single sqlite DB

This is a repost of a question I had over at the MapBox support board. Since I wasn't having much luck over there, I'm hoping I would have better success here. I'm having trouble adding more than a ...
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Handling “bad layers” in QGIS version 1.9

I'm having a problem every time I try and open any project in qgis 1.9. It will load part of a few layers and then a yellow bar comes up across the top of the map area that says "Handle Bad layers: 23 ...
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What is the best way to manage dependencies between layers?

I have multiple layers that has dependency with each other. Such as: City; Courts; Lots; Front Lot; Buildings. The polygon's "block" depends on the polygon's "City." Example dependency: Buildings-> ...
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Ogr: How to add layer description to dgn?

I have created a dgn-file using Ogr, but can't find a way to fill out the description for this layer programatically. (something like _dgnLayer.Description = "Highways") opts.Add("SEED=" + seedfile);...
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Determining if layer is visible using PyQGIS

I am working on a plugin 'Stripchartdrawer' current commit https://github.com/sickel/qgisstripchart/tree/ba3afd7184e33331b5af38111e91dbb9b6a2d1c0. One of the features in this plugin is to be able to ...
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Features disappear from layer

I have a problem with my newly created layers. I have drawn a lot of features and most of them disappeared during the weekend while the pc was turned off. They are not visible in the drawing, in the ...
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Using layer style in PostgreSQL

I have a db with two schemes "public" and "versioned" (the latter generated with the fastversion plugin). In the "public" scheme I have shp with related styles_table, in "versioned" I have other shp ...
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Can't modify the layer using a script tool on the current map

I want a tool that does two things: Update symbology, and hide some fields. I created a script tool for that: import arcpy in_features = arcpy.GetParameter(0) ref_lyrx = r"C:\ArcGIS\LAYER\...
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Can QGIS load filtered layers on open from geopackage file?

I have some external processing (FME from SAFE software) which generates a geopackage file with a set of tables. Is it possible to load a set of filtered tables from a geopackage file when opening ...
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Leaflet map on click detect layer

I added a click event to the map. But when I click on a layer on the map, I want to disable this click event. I have to write a condition in the map click event. How can I find if there is a layer ...
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QGIS layers panel doesn't show symbology

In the layers panel, the symbology next to the layer name doesn't show. Reinstalling QGIS has not fixed the problem. These are PostGIS point layers that draw on the map perfectly fine. The symbology ...
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Point layer problem

In QGIS 3.4 I've got a map with 2 vectors and 1 spreadsheet with point data that works fine. I successfully added a second set of point data from a separate spreadsheet. I can zoom to the layer but I ...
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Multiple layer data in one delimited text layer

I am a GIS beginner. I'm exporting several point coords from a Mysql database, and importing into QGIS using delimited text layer. I need to plot all the points and set the symbology to distinguish ...
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QGIS 3.4.11: Viewing issues: Categorised symbology in point layer expands Legend in “Manage Layers Toolbar”

When I apply categorised symbology to the point layer the legend in Manager Layers Toolbar view expands to the point I cannot see any other layers in the project. This doesn't happen with other types ...
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qgis2web - show specific layers in layer list

Is there a way to display specific layers in layer list when exporting map with qgis2web plugin? I have created a map with bunch of layers like roads, names of places, rivers etc. but i don't want ...
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Show QGIS layer definition (qlr) filename in my project not the source file it was created from

I have a QGIS project with multiple qlr (layer definition files) in it which all source the same original data but all have different styling, labeling and filters applied. But when I bring these qlr ...
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QGIS freezes when trying to view layer properties

As of recently whenever I try to edit the properties of a vector layer the entire program just freezes and I'm forced to end the process using task manager. I use Windows 10. Any reasons as to why ...
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Setting layer blending as additive with opacity in Kepler GL for Python

I'm using KeplerGL in python (in a Jupyter notebook) to plot polygons on a map with different layers. After setting the layers, I've tried to find where can I edit their opacity when adding them up, ...
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Can QGIS be used to calculate the up-slopes (total area draining to a specified point) of multiple separate points simultaneously?

I am trying to calculate the area draining to a point of 240 separate points using QGIS. At the moment I'm using the Saga - Upslope Area algorithm to individually work this out for each of the 240 ...
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Use self-defined Leaflet identifiers to work with jsTree checkboxes

I have some hierachic structured point-layers in a GeoJSON file using jsTree (ajax) with checkboxes to add them to the map. As I have about 20.000 points structured in 2.000 nodes representing the ...
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I can't add a ArcGIS Feature Server Layer

4 I want to get the layer from http://3d-cpd.bangkok.go.th/ArcGIS/rest/services/BMA3D_2D_WMS_TTD/MapServer and when I try to add a layer (via add new ArcGis Feature Server Layer) I got the ...
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Seeking quarternary watershed map of Eastern Ontario?

I am looking for a quarternary watershed map of Eastern Ontario. Where is the best place to look for this? I am currently using the ArcGIS Online basemap software to create my maps. I have a CSV ...
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Why did not I manage to reproject layer?

I have a global land cover map, which has the following properties: Name ESACCI-LC-L4-LCCS-Map-300m-P5Y-2010-v1.6.1 Path C:\QGIS\ESACCI-LC-L4-LCCS-Map-300m-P5Y-2010-v1.6.1.tif\ESACCI-LC-L4-LCCS-...
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ArcMap MXD drops layers

I have a user who is using ArcMap 10.5.1 and several times his MXD has lost layers. This has occurred in two separate documents. He will work on a map, save the map, and close out. When he opens it ...
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QGIS Multi distance buffer units do not align with the main layer

I have a buildings shapefile of Beijing. I know the projection WGS_1984_UTM_Zone_50N WKID: 32650 Authority: EPSG So I would like to create multi distance buffer from a central point but when I do so, ...