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Print Composer: Finder window disappearing when pressing save button?

I recently updated to 2.6.1 (using mac OS 10.10.1). When I'm in print composer, and I try to save my map (or open a new file, or do anything that brings up a finder window), the window disappears ...
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'NameError: name 'importos' is not defined' when loading GeoJSON file QGIS

I am trying to load a GeoJSON file in QGIS. But I am reaching some difficulties (I am on Mac Os). I am using the following code: import os import glob json_paths = glob.glob(r"/Users/name/...
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Importing files using PyQGIS on Mac OS

I have a strong issues to identify the path I must specify to import (or save) a file in PyQGIS. Here are the different paths given by sys.path : import sys print(sys.path) #results ['/Applications/...
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How to set fonts for different OS on QGIS?

I have a project set up on windows fonts and I use several of them for different layers, but while most users use windows, some use mac When mac users open up the project they get the font not ...
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QGIS3 for Mac: KyngChaos vs Homebrew vs MacPorts?

How have been your experiences between the three ways of installing QGIS3 on a Mac? I've used KyngChaos (which right now I think is the QGIS official distribution for Mac) and the Homebrew's one. ...
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Error when running Import Geotagged Photos in QGIS

QGIS version 3.26.1-Buenos Aires on macOS 12.5, Monterey Following this tutorial Processing Toolbar panel >> Vector Creation >> Double click on Import Geotagged Photos. Error: 2022-07-...
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Menu bar disappears in Mac

I am using QGIS 3.22 LTR for Mac. The Mac menu bar and sometimes the original map window black out when I enter the print window. Nothing happens when I click (left or right) on either the area ...
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Installing GDAL on MacOS with Homebrew?

I am trying to install GDAL on MacOS with Homebrew. But failed. I started with the following commands: /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install....
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How to convert OSM file ot PNG tiles on MacOS?

Im trying to create an offline map with Leaflet. So I got this package from https://download.geofabrik.de/africa.html Is there any way to convert osm.pbf to PNG tiles on MacOS?
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Does GRASS GIS work on latest Macs with M1 chip?

Does GRASS GIS work on Macs with M1 chip?
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Orfeo Toolbox on Mac

I managed to install OTB 8.0.1 in QGIS 3.22 on Mac using a comment on this community. However, the plugin is not working when I try to use "Segmentation". The process tells something like ...
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How to update SAGA tools on a Mac OSX

I am running QGIS 3.20 on my MacOS Monterey and it is working fine. Now I need to update the SAGA tools as it is well below (it has SAGA 7.3.0 and I am getting the message that it is not supported - ...
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Join attributes by location (summary) returns NULL

I am trying to count points within polygons (311 calls by Census tract). Both shapefiles are EPSG:4326, and I've done define projection just to double-check. Every time I run "Join attributes by ...
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QGIS won't run on MacBook Pro [duplicate]

I have recently downloaded version 3.26.0 and when I try and run it I get this message: “QGIS” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software. This software needs to be updated. ...
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Why only overwriting is possible when saving layer in existing GeoPackage?

I try to save new generated layer to an existing GeoPackage. With "new generated layer" I mean to save layer by "save selected features as" or when I merge two layers or similar. ...
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GDAL & Python 3 environment variable

Newbie here. I've just loaded OSX Catalina on my iMac. I've installed GDAL 2.4 complete from the Kyngchaos site. The install works great for all GDAL commands except for the python ones (...
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GDAL framework does not exist after KyngChaos installation of QGIS

I'm on a Macbook running Sierra 10.12, so I used the KyngChaos installation of QGIS 3.8. I followed the instructions in the ReadMe, and installed python (though I already had it on my machine), GDAL ...
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Opening QGIS or .gqz project files on mac [closed]

I have an old Macbook pro with QGIS 3.10 installed. I have not been able to open any QGIS projects I have saved because of this error -> There is no application set to open the document “test ...
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Seeking Web/Mac application for editing and display of gpx files

Recently I made month-long cycling trip through Europe. I have some gpx files of existing routes (like Eurovelo) which I used for planning. I also have ~30 gpx files of daily recordings of my route ...
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Cannot run semi-automatic classification (SCP) on Mac

When I click the run button, a window appear with an Open Option. When I select it, the QGIS Software reopens over the one that's already open. There's this message: 2020-12-17T13:47:15 WARNING ...
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ModuleNotFoundError: No module named '_gdal' ... but I have GDAL

I'm really at my wit's end with this. I'm on a Macbook running Sierra 10.12, so I used the KyngChaos installation of QGIS 3.8. I followed the instructions in the ReadMe (added the PATH variable), and ...
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Problem using lidR functions on Mac

I have been going through LiDAR processing tutorials for R and was successfully able to get through this one by NEON about 4-5 months ago: https://www.neonscience.org/resources/learning-hub/tutorials/...
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Exporting from Field on Android tablet to Mac

I am having some trouble pushing data at the end of each work day. The tracking for the path I walked is pushed, but none of the data points on the map seem to upload. I thought maybe I could start ...
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ESRI GDB Support in GDAL / ogr2ogr on Mac OS X 10.8

How do you incorporate support for ESRI's fgdb format into GDAL / ogr2ogr on Mac OS X 10.8?
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Getting OGR to work on a Mac

I downloaded GDAL on my Mac (running Mojave 10.14.1) through Homebrew and I'm having trouble getting OGR to work with Postgresql. When I try the following to create a geojson from gpx files I have, I ...
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Working with File Geodatabase in QGIS for MAC OSX?

I understand there are programs like OSGeo4W that allow windows users to work with Esri File Geodatabases, but is there something similar for Mac OSX 10.6?
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Error installing r.stream extension, GRASS GIS on MacOS

When I attempt to run: g.extension r.stream.order I get the following error: Fetching <r.stream.order> from GRASS GIS Addons repository (be patient)... Compiling... clang: warning: no such ...
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Installing PostGIS extension with pgAdmin 4 on MacOS Monterey

I'm currently running into a problem on pgAdmin 4 where I am unable to use the PostGIS extension. I first tried running it this way through PGAdmin 4: DROP EXTENSION IF EXISTS postgis CASCADE; CREATE ...
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Text delimited layer importing data as single row using QGIS

I am using QGIS 2.0. I'm trying to import a text delimited layer using lat/lon, but the tool interprets the data as a single line. I've tried saving my csv using several different programs (Stata, ...
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Layer failed to load using PyQGIS on macOS Mojave

The following is the code that I wrote with the help of PyQGIS Developer Cookbook from qgis.core import * from qgis.gui import * import os #Reference to QgsApplication qgs = QgsApplication([], False)...
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QGIS v3.10 GRASS plugin on MacOS for hydrology

Installed QGIS 3.4 and then 3.10, both gave errors "Grass was not found in /usr/local/opt/osgeo-grass/grass-base" In both cases the directory /usr/local/opt/osgeo-grass/ did not actually exist. I ...
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QGIS accessing Python on Mac

I'm trying to install QGIS version 2.8.4 on my Mac. I installed the program one time, had to remove it, and when I reinstalled it ran into issues with menu options not showing up and certain plugins ...
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Issues to install Mapstore on Mac Monterrey

I'm trying to install Mapstore on my Mac Monterrey but I'm having a lot of problems to make it run. I first tried with the WAR file. I have Apache Tomcat/9.0.60 and Geoserver installed on my Mac (both ...
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Export map from QGIS as georeferenced map to be used in Avenza Maps [duplicate]

I am familiar with ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro, but I am extremely green when it comes to QGIS. The version I am using is QGIS 3.10.2 on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. I have created a map using Google Maps ...
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QGIS Mac displaying raster 2x true size

Problem observed in QGIS 3.22 on a Mac. I am teaching a university GIS course and we try to support QGIS users on both Mac and PC, but I do not personally have a Mac. I am also more used to ArcMap. ...
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QGIS' pyrcc5 gives error on macos Catalina

When trying to build a QGIS plugin with Plugin Builder 3, I get the message that pyrcc5 was not found in my path. I installed PyQt using brew install pyqt, but still nothing. Instead, I tried to run ...
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Installing OTB on Mac

I have to install OrfeoToolbox on Mac using this version: OTB-5.10.1-Linux64.run. I downloaded it from : https://www.orfeo-toolbox.org/packages/archives/OTB/ and then I am running this command from ...
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SAGA not working in QGIS 3.16 on Mac OS 11.2

In the Toolbox, the SAGA tools are greyed out, for example: I can still double click on the tools and open the dialogue box, although a warning is displayed: I've tried a few tools and they will run,...
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Whitebox Tools QGIS Plugin for Mac can't be verified

I'm trying to get Whitebox Tools in QGIS (3.18.2 Zurich) working. It seems to have installed and linked up to the executable file fine. However, I can't get my system to run the .exe file (Mac Big Sur ...
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Why SDW file was not recognized in QGIS 1.8?

I'm running QGIS 1.8, and trying to load a SID file into my map. It imports fine, but seems to ignore the SDW file that comes with it, as the raster shows up without any apparent georeferencing. Is ...
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QGIS 3.10 (and 3.16) Mac; bad resolution and vanishing WMS/WMTS Layers

Hello dear QGIS Community, I am setting up QGis on my MacBook M1 with Big Sur and facinging various issues with layers and external sources. After having worked for a while with QGIS on Windows 10 and ...
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Problem with linked features when migrating from Windows to Mac

In my project, several features have PDF linked to them, the PDF relatives paths are stored in a column and I open them with the basic Open Url action or with a hyperlink in blue. There is no problem ...
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QGIS OpenCL settings fall back to onboard-graphics

I am running QGIS 3.4.14 on my Mac 16', with a Radeon 5500 GPU. I've enabled the OpenCL support in QGIS settings as well as my user profile settings. It offers me the CPU, the built-in oonboard GPU ...
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GDAL scripts not working on QGIS and High Sierra

I had the same issue that has already been posted with running GDAL scripts on MacOs with QGIS3. I am trying to clip a raster and used to get this error: GDAL command output: /bin/sh: (scriptname).py: ...
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Installing PostGIS extension to PostgreSQL with Stack Builder

I am trying to add the PostGIS extension to PostgreSQL. My efforts to add it to my existing Postgres application failed, so I uninstalled and reinstalled it. I used the EDB installer. Everything went ...
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ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'qgis' MacOS

trying to setup pycharm for QGIS development in MacOS. I added to the interpreter path the QGIS bin path /Applications/QGIS.app/Contents/MacOS/bin but still no luck. All the guides I find are for ...
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How to update to QGIS 2.0.1 on Mac?

I'm trying to upgrade to the newest version of qGIS but get the following error message when I open the installer: QGIS requires the GEOS framework version 3.4 or newer. I've had no luck maintaining ...
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Converting NOAA Nautical s57 ENC to shapefiles for use in QGIS on Mac - missing .prj files?

I have been attempting to follow the instructions given on the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W5TmXSMsRk which is basically an English version of this: https://www.sigterritoires.fr/...
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Importing existing .gpkg files to create new Geopackage layer using QGIS

I'm a new QGIS user running 3.14.0 on a Mac with Mojave 10.14.6. While following along with this tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCnNWyl9qSE), I reached around the 22 minute mark and ...
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Downloading QGIS for MacOS

I have MacOS Catalina 10.15.7. I try to download QGIS version 3.16. My computer says "this type of file can harm computer" do i "keep" or "discard". How do I acquire QGIS ...

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