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A set of ordered co-ordinates that represent the shape of geographic features too narrow to be displayed as an area at the given scale (contours, street centrelines, or streams), or linear features with no area (county boundary lines)

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Clipping Lines Using Expression in QGIS?

I have a set of roads that I wish to clip. How ever I only need a segment of each road based on the state its located in. I can do this independently but seems like there should be a better way. Ill ...
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Create line layer around selected polygons

I want to select numerous polygons out of a polygon layer and create an outer line surrounding only selected features. All polygons are part of the same layer. For example, I want to have an outer ...
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Creating lines connecting each possible pair of points in PostGIS?

I am working with a group of points I would like to create lines connecting each possible pair of points. Example: If I have points A, B and C I would like to have lines connecting A-B, A-C and B-C. ...
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Creating lines from points preserving gaps in QGIS [closed]

I have CSV sets of navigation points, with the following scheme: Easting, Northing, Line_name, Fiducial. I can connect the lines with Points to Path, using the Line_name as the Group field and ...
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Smoothen Line vector QGIS

I am working on a publication and would like to make my schematic visually pleasing. The amount of detail is too high and the image would be better If I could simplify and smooth my line and polygon ...
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Finding which side of closest polyline point lies on in QGIS?

I would like to find on which side of the line (left or right) my points are located with respect to the direction of the line (like knowing the rivers bank along a meandering river). But, if there ...
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How to number points along a line consecutively

I have a line and along this line I have different points which are max. 20m away from that line. Now I would like to number the points along the line, like shown in the grafic. Any suggestions how to ...
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Making path between polygon using QGIS?

I am trying to draw a line (vector layer) of a certain length that that tries as much as possible to dodge the green polygons. Assuming a starting point, is there some sort of line centroid ...
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How erase the rest line from WGS84 projection? [duplicate]

I am working in world map (the Natural Earth data) which I would like to readjust for a political map of the world. So, I have already changed the central meridian in Mercator projection, but I ...
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Subtract lines from lines in QGIS

I have two shape files with lines: one has 41k+ lines and the other has 606 lines. Lines from these layers often overlap. I want to use the second one as a mask to clip lines from the first one so I ...
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Converting polyline to fixed width polygon using QGIS?

I have a shapefile of polylines for trails, and I need to convert them all to be polygons that are 8 ft wide (4 ft from the center of each side of the polyline). I tried a following a few other posts ...
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Finding coordinates of tangent points and intersection of curved line? [closed]

I have a line with curves in it. Is there an easy way to extract the X Y values for the tangent points and intersection points in ArcMap 10.2.1? Hopefully my simple paint diagram clarifies what ...
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Split lines in R creating 2 group ids [duplicate]

I would like to split a linestring into two features separated by a point. Here's what I mean: This is what I've tried so far in R using the sf package: Sample data library(sf) library(dplyr) # ...
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Leaflet: Smooth lines between points without control points? [closed]

Goal I want to connect points using a polycurve or curved lines in Leaflet in a scalable way. If possible, without defining control points. Approach I'm using the Leaflet.curve plugin which offers ...
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Infinite straight line

Is there a tool (or plugin) to draw an infinite straight line from 2 points in Qgis (latest version)? The reason I'm asking is that I would like to find an object on a map that is on the left side of ...
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Creating line (closest vertex to line) using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using ArcInfo 10 SP3. I am working in reorganising our utility data. Two years ago, we have started collecting Private Service water line. We still have a lot of them to extract from old ...
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Correct vector data type of enclosed polyline

For a long time, I was wondering which GIS spatial vector data types does the enclosed polyline feature possess. Somebody told me, that when polyline feature's last vertex meets the first one, e.g. ...
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Deleting lines automatically which are not connected

I have a shapefile consisting of polylines. I have managed to explode these polylines (break at there vertices). There are a bunch of lines all over the shapefile which are not connected (shown in the ...
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Partitioning Line into Segments using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a shapefile of U.S. states. I extracted the boundary between two states, resulting in a line segment. For example, the boundary between Georgia and North Carolina. Is there a way to ...
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Isolating main polyline using QGIS?

I am trying to convert a line shapefile with branches into just one polyline, actually deleting every other diramation. Imagine something like this: :________|__________|____|||______ into :...
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Line segment overlap aggregation / analysis in Python?

I have a large sample of gps coordinates, and I would like to create a similar analytical visualization to that in Overlaying lines and aggregating their values for overlapping segments using R? Does ...
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Is it possible to convert Polygon to centerline linestring?

I have a Polygon which I want to convert to centerline linestring. IMAGE 1 I used the Vector to convert to Polyline but they are not center line as under: VECTOR TOOL IMAGE 2 Polyline created by ...
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Find nearest point along polyline using 'sf' package in R

This is a follow-up question related to my earlier post about using the sf package to split polylines using nearby points. I have 450 points with XY coordinates and a large river network (~214,000 ...
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Erasing a part from a line-GeoJSON

Consider the following line (GeoJSON): { "type": "FeatureCollection", "name": "longline", "crs": { "type": "name", "properties": { "name": "urn:ogc:def:crs:OGC:1.3:CRS84" } }, "features": [ { "type": ...
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Creating dummy variables between layers based on their geometries in QGIS

I have the following data: administrative boundaries for the United States: https://biogeo.ucdavis.edu/data/gadm3.6/shp/gadm36_USA_shp.zip vector layer containing coastlineshttps://www....
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Selecting points along line in QGIS

How I can delete points along a line, with a distance tolerance? As you can see in the figure, the points near the line should stay, the points between the lines should be deleted
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Create Polygon from Polylines, w/o Feature to Polygon or Production tool bar

I have a polyline layer of all the town boundaries in Connecticut. What I want to achieve is a singular polygon for the state of Connecticut based off this layer (for use as a boundary in other ...
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GRASS GIS: From multiple lines to single line

This seems like a simple process but somehow I am not able to solve this. The situation is as follows: I have three separate lines which form visually 1 line. As I want to further process these lines ...
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“Average” of two lines

I have a dataset of pairs of parallel linear features (railway tracks) and I need to simplify each pair into its central/median line. This could be achieved by computing a skeleton as suggested in ...
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GIS Survey Line Plans [closed]

Has anyone ever heard of any tools in either Arcmap, QGIS, Mapwindow GIS etc, that could create a line plan (Survey Lines) across a polygon (Survey Area)? A form of input such as distance between ...
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Finding distance between buildings and nearest road using QGIS?

I am very new to working with GIS data. I am currently using the QGIS tool to work with the data. I have two datasets: Buildings - polygon shapefile with information about different buildings in a ...
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QGIS Assign point data to a line layer considering line direction

I have a line layer representing a river bank. The river bank is divided in numerous separate line features representing zones, each separate line has many vertices. The lines have a set direction. I ...
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Plotting points along line with specified distances from start using QGIS?

I have a table with distances in a line in meters. Distance --------- 3110 3120 3145 ... I need to create points along this line in the distance from the start, as specified, using QGIS. My doubt ...
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How to eliminate lines that are added when “join multiple line” plugin is used?

I'm new in QGIS. I have three road shapes. If I merge them, I cannot use "network analysis" (shortest path) because the merged lines are not continuous. I tried to use "Join Multiple Lines" and, ...
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Calculating area between two line shapes using QGIS?

I'm new to using QGIS (2.0). I'm trying to calculate the sidewalk area of a city. For that I have some shapes, extracted from Mricostation, with the topology (facades, fords, fences, etc.), but ...
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Inserting line along line using ArcPy?

I try to insert a line between two lines. End points of lines are in intersection of lines. I use positionAlongLine in arcpy but it interestingly gets coordinates from the first points of referenced ...
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Create Polyline from Coordinates Array in OL OpenLayers 5.3.2

I'm using OpenLayers 5.3.2, and would like to create my own marker animation using almost exactly the example at https://openlayers.org/en/latest/examples/feature-move-animation.html?q=marker All I'd ...
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Convert a line to polygon

I have a shapefile with city areas but unfortunately the shapefile only contains single lines. The shapefile looks like this: I want to convert those lines to an area-polygon shapefile in QGIS. I ...
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Creating points in specified distance along line using QGIS?

I want to use QGIS creating points along the line, but in specified distance. I found two GRASS tools in SEXTANTE Toolbox: v.to.points v.segment I tried v.to.points, setting the maximum distance ...
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Creating same number of points along multiple polylines using ArcGIS Desktop?

Input: Polyline Shapefile (all lines are different lengths) and a specified number of points that will be placed on the line (will be same number of points for all lines) Desired Output: Point ...
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How do I split a line feature in segments of a set interval distance in Qgis?

In order to record some vegetation along a Dutch highway, I want to create a line feature along said highway of about 25 kilometers. The line feature must be split every 100 meters to create seperate ...
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Batch processing ( offset of font marker) in QGIS

I have a group of layers with type linestring. Every line consists of simple line and marker line (font marker). I have a batch file(csv) with offsets of font markers. Do you know if there is any ...
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How to create equidistant points along lines (network)?

I am trying to create points at every X meters along a set of lines that represent a network. As suggested in QChainage doesn't place points evenly along dissolved lines I managed to this ...
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Split a polylines according to a specific point in R

I have 2 distinct spatial objects: on one hand I have a SpatialLinesDataFrame on the other hand I have a SpatialPointsDataFrame Considering one line and one point that intersects that line, I ...
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Splitting polyline at multiple points using Mapinfo Pro?

I have a table of points and used the mapbasic app "Connect the Dots" to create a polyline. The problem is it creates a single polyline and I want to split it up into separate lines so I can delete ...
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Density map of pedestrian paths and footways in QGIS

I need to identify public places within pedestrian areas in London, so I need to calculate the density of both pedestrian links and footways. I have classified my data according to the categorization ...
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Splitting line in proportional parts in QGIS

I have recorded flight paths of birds as lines. Now I want to transform the lines to points, which represent the bird's position in a minute interval. For this I want to divide the lines by the time I ...
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Spatial join by argument closest, but based on majority of vertices

I'm often working with different polyline datasets which represent street networks. One of the most common tasks I have is to join information from one layer to another. Often there are no mutual ...
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Creating centerline of river in QGIS? [duplicate]

I made two river bank lines and I want to associate them. I want to make a centerline using two rows as a base. I managed to make the centre line with a lot of work creating several lines from one ...
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Merging road segments into one road line in QGIS

I have a Shapefile with a road network (lines) which includes several road segments (lines). Is there any way to merge all these lines into one line using QGIS?