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Has QGis 3.4 some limitation for filenumber to load shp files? [duplicate]

I want to load over 600 shp files at once in qgis 3.4. Is there a limitation on the number of shapefiles that can be added?
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Is there a limit to the number of raster layers in Raster Calculator?

I have 16-day Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) images for an area across roughly 10 years. 244 images in all. I would like to average these over the time period to get an average EVI value. Is there ...
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Checking maximum number of features for shapefile to be opened in ArcMap?

I have a shapefile that contains 10,608,268 polyline features. What is the maximum limit for records that a shapefile can contains?
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Arcpy InsertCursor.insertRow crashes ArcGIS after many (thousands) insertRow calls

I am looping over a quite large feature class (~5million records) While looping using a SearchCursor, I insert new geometries in a FileGeodatabase FeatureClass using arcpy.da.InsertCursor. The ...
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What is the limit to a column (field) title string in ArcMap?

Is the column heading limited to 10 characters? Is there a workaround besides changing the alias? I hear that QGIS does not have this issue. I downloaded shapefile data from https://egis-hud....
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Avoiding Feature limit exceeded on layer in ArcGIS JavaScript API?

My code as below: require([ "esri/Map", "esri/views/SceneView", "esri/layers/FeatureLayer", "dojo/domReady!" ], function (Map, SceneView, FeatureLayer) { var featureLayer = new ...
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How to work around Field Calculator's character limit?

I'm trying to use the field calculator in ArcMap, however my code is way too long (1337 lines) and there seems to be a character limit: I'm only allowed to paste the first 103 lines. Is there an ...
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Maximum number of inputs that ArcGIS Merge tool will accept?

I've done an internet search trying to find the theoretical maximum number of input datasets that the Merge tool will accept. Nothing has turned up. I'm currently using 10.5.1
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qgis field calculator truncates column names with more than 10 characters [duplicate]

I am currently working with the field calculator as I want to copy the values from one attribut "join_id" to the attribut "edgeid" within one layerfile. The attribut structure looks like following: ...
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Alternatives to using a shapefile [duplicate]

My GIS knowledge is somewhat limited. One of the main problems I run into with Shapefiles is their low character limit of 256 in fields. Are there geospatial file types that can handle much higher ...
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HEC-RAS limitation on cross sections?

For every cross-section profile, Manning's value is assigned. There are numerous values in a single cross-section profile but HEC-RAS allows only 20 values per cross-section. How can I deal with ...
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Is there limit to number of elements in layout of ArcGIS Pro project manipulated by ArcPy?

Has anyone encountered, or aware of, a limit to the number of elements in an ArcGIS Pro layout that is manipulated by ArcPy? The reason I ask is that I have created an ArcGIS Pro 1.4.1 project that ...
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ArcGIS Online free account limitations? [closed]

I've been trying to do a few things with an ArcGIS Online free account, but they're not working the same way as with my various subscription and Organisation accounts. Is there a feature limitation ...
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Mapshaper fails when converting files to .topojson due to file size?

I have a .gejson file that's about 378 meg (378,776k) and I'm trying to convert it to topojson. I was successful with files that sized to about 262 meg but files greater than that failed leaving the ...
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Is there a Filesize Limit for Reading GDBs using Fiona?

I have python code that currently works fine with a GDB whose size is about ~ 82.7MB. However when I try to use the same code against a GDB whose size ~ 612.8MB the code seems to hang eventually ...
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Preventing ArcGIS Online from truncating long field names?

According to the File Geodatabase Size Limits document, a field name can be up to 64 characters long: Field name length: 64 characters I have a standalone fGDB table containing a column with a ...
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Size limitations on ArcGIS Online?

I am trying to upload a shapefile to ArcGIS Online, and am consistently getting an error: "Unable to import this shapefile. This shapefile is too big to add to the map." . I understand that there ...
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Understanding AutoCAD to ArcGIS conversion data limits?

I'm working to transition some of our data from CAD to GIS by bringing it in by adding the .dwg file to ArcMap itself and remapping using the DWG as a guide. I was wondering if there was a limit as to ...
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Why is a single road sometimes split into separate layers?

I'm using data from the Transportation section of the National Map (US). They provide three layers for roads: Trans_RoadSegment, Trans_RoadSegment2, and Trans_RoadSegment3. I seem to recall this ...
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Selecting more than 1,000 features from AGOL hosted feature service?

When data from a cloud-hosted feature service is loaded into ArcMap, it queries the first 1,000 features "to enhance performance"... I, however, need to see all the features. How can I add all ...
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What is limit to physical number of raster TIFFS that can be placed in QGIS?

Can anyone please let me know if there is a limit to the physical number of raster TIFFS that can be placed in QGIS? I am trying to bring in a large number of StreetView tiffs from the Ordnance ...
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Max Number of Feature Selection in ArcGIS? [closed]

What are the limitations on the maximum number of features that you can select in ArcGIS?
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Adding point layer in QGIS from SQL Server failing

I just downloaded QGIS a few days ago (version 2.8.2-Wien) but I am not able to get it to work as I thought it would. I tried pulling in spatial data from sql server (a "geometry" column containing ...
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Definition Query expression limits in ArcGIS 10.2.2

I have a large database in ArcGIS 10.2.2, with over 2 500 000 point vectors. Each point has a unique number code. I want to spatially subset my data, so that I can extract only points with a specific ...
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GLONASS speed and altitude limitations

I'm looking for some info about the possible limitations for the GLONASS navigation system, something similar to the GPS COCOM limits. Is there any limitation on speed AND/OR altitude for this ...
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Writing Large Shapefiles using FME?

I've got an FME Workbench (version 2015.0) which searches for shapefiles in a folder tree. The shapefiles are contours which are split into tiles for a particular area. The workbench is fairly ...
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Max length for WKT name

Is there max length limitation on WKT name? see the bold text below: GEOGCS["GCS_Wake_Eniwetok_1960", DATUM["Wake_Eniwetok_1960", SPHEROID["Hough_1960",6378270,297]], PRIMEM["...
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Uploading large shapefiles to ArcGIS Online?

I am trying to upload a large shapefile to ArcOnline, however I found out ArcGIS Online won't upload any shapefile that has more than 1000 features. My 30 shapefiles have over 1,000,000 features each....
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Avoiding ArcGIS Online limitation on number of records/features per shapefile?

I know that to publish a shapefile to ArcGIS Online you must zip the shapefile and it must contain a maximum of 250 records. I have a shapefile with 32,000 records. How do I divide this into 250 ...
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Is there a limitation on the numbers of layers that can be displayed in QGIS?

I have been looking for an answer to this question for the last several weeks, so hope that someone here has encountered the same issue and has a viable solution to my problem. I am currently using ...
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How big areas/.osm data files can Maperitive handle?

How do the file-size limitations of Maperitive work out? Background: I'm interested in making a map of the whole of Germany. Any pre-generated maps I find online only cover a region at a time, so ...
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Can attribute table in map composer be changed from limit of 99 rows?

I am using Qgis 2.2. I am about to create a cadastral index map, which are showing the parcels in specific gridcells, also there is an attribute table connected controlled by an atlas function. So by ...
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How does ModelBuilder compare with Vensim and Stella for environmental modeling? [closed]

Does anyone have any advice or has anyone experienced any limitations in ArcGIS software when trying to use model builder for any type of environmental phenomenon? I know that Vensim and Stella can be ...
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Maximum length of text fields in shapefile and geodatabase formats?

The maximum text string for a field in a geodatabase is 320 characters. The data I am importing has long character strings and it seems to be truncating when I convert into shapefile at the max ...
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How to truncate field names to 10 characters in model builder

Apologies that I have not posted an image of my model, I am away from my computer for a while but am trying to sort this out anyways. I have a number of different animal GPS location points, and a ...
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Is there an Attribute Table Feature limit?

I am copying a table with 11,000+ features but only about 700 show up on the QGIS attribute table. Is there a limit? how can I avoid this problem?
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Is it possible to change the field length of a shapefile to over 254?

The maximum field length for a shapefile is 254 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapefile#Limitations) and because of this I'm having problems with the input attributes, which have a size greater than ...
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Proximity Toolset Questions - Description, Examples of Usage, and Limitations [closed]

I was wondering if you could help me answer a few questions about the Proximity Toolset. I have been given the task of describing each tool in laymen terms, the typical usage of each tool, and most ...