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Getting list of coordinates for points in layer using QGIS?

I've got a layer in QGIS that is comprised of points. Its attribute table doesn't have (show) the corresponding x and y coordinates for each point. Is there a way for me to extract a list of ...
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QGIS won't read table columns in CSV import on Mac OS

I am trying to import a CSV file into QGIS, but it ends up looking like my print screen below (program is in Swedish but in the preview window you can see how QGIS won't read my data correctly). I can'...
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Map display not filling window in QGIS on Mac?

In this screenshot of QGIS, you can see that the map is not filling the window. I have tried resizing the window in various ways. Am I missing something obvious, or is this a bug? Versions: ...
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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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GRASS via Processing Toolbox doesn't work in QGIS 2.8.3 on Mac?

I am quite new to QGIS and working with the external applications such as GRASS. When trying to launch a GRASS tool from the processing toolbox I get the following error: Missing dependency. This ...
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Unable to stylize raster data as pseudocolor render type on MAC OSX

In a raster layer's Style Properties, I can choose pseudocolor render type, and choose a color ramp and classify the raster. However, when I click the 'Apply' button, or click 'OK', the ...
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Setting QGIS Python version?

I have brewed python 2.7.3 onto my Mac (Lion), and installed shapely via pip install shapely. The Polygonizer plugin, however, does not find the shapely library. I see when QGIS loads a Python console,...
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Installing QGIS3 on Mac?

Kyngchaos installer is not finding python3. I installed python3 using HomeBrew and is not located at /usr/local/Cellar/python/3.6.4_4/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.6/bin/python3.6 How do I ...
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Installing QGIS with ECW support on Mac?

I bought a imac recently and I tried to install qgis: without success! It is not possible to read the raster files. I installed GDAL ECW plugin, but it is necessary to copy and paste another file ...
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QGIS just installed on MAC OSX - vector layer styles do not work properly

I am a newbie with QGIS - I have just installed QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa. I am following a youtube tutorial by Steven Bernard and I just found that the styles do not work properly (I run Mac OS X Lion 7.5.1. ...
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How to install the Python module shapely for QGIS use?

I'm using QGIS 1.8.0 on a Mac with OSX 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard). I've installed QGIS including GDAL, GSL, UNIXImageIO, Freetype, and Matplotlib all from www.kyngchaos.com. When installing the plugin ...
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QGIS on Mavericks

I have been trying to install QGIS on Mavericks and I have failed. Prior to installing QGIS, I installed GDAL using homebrew. I also installed Numpy, SciPy and pyqt using the detailed instructions ...
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Installing GDAL on MacOSX?

Does anybody know what's the easiest way to install GDAL 2.0 on a MacOSX? The usual suspects kingchaos binary distribution and homebrew seem to be stuck on GDAL 1.11 I need support for TopoJSON ...
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How to add csv file in QGIS 2.0 using Delimited Text Layer Plugin?

I used to import csv files in previous versions of QGIS using the format below, but when I upgraded to QGIS 2.0 the delimited text layer plugin was changed and I can't import the file anymore. The ...
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QGIS says “osgeo [python-gdal]” isn't installed on Mac?

I know similar questions have been asked (like Missing QGIS raster menu tools - '"osgeo [python-gdal]" module is missing') -- but I'm encountering a unique problem. I installed GDAL ...
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gdal.VectorTranslate returns an empty file

When testing the following code: from osgeo import gdal import json def read_file(filename): f = gdal.VSIFOpenL(filename, "rb") if f is None: return None content = gdal.VSIFReadL(...
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QGIS 2.0 text delimited layer importing data as single row

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, python editor, text ...
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GDAL install on Mac: pip doesn't see gdal.h

I'm trying to install GDAL on a Mac (macos 10.12.2). I downloaded the GDAL 2.1 Complete package from http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/frameworks (which installs GDAL 2.1.2), and successfully ran the ...
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SAGA algorithms not working on Qgis 2.18 on Mac OSX

Since last update to Qgis 2.18 from 2.14, I'm unable to successfully run SAGA algorithms (Mac OSX Yosemite). No matters if it is vector- or raster-oriented algorithm, the algorithm stops at this point ...
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Open project made on OSX lion on a windows computer with QGIS

I made a project in my personal computer (mac OS Xlion) and now I would like to modify it on my work computer (windows 7), Is it possible?
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QGIS GRASS Missing Dependancy

I want to perform a view shed analysis in QGIS using GRASS 7 r.viewshed. When I double click on r.viewshed in GRASS GIS 7 commands in the processing toolbox of QGIS I get the following message: ...
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QGIS python location problem

It seems that MacPorts installs Python27 in /opt/local, but that MacPorts QGIS updates and uses the Apple Python27 in /Library. The result is that MacPorts additions to Python27 such as OpenCV don't ...
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How to connect to Postgres with QGIS?

Oddly, it should be simple, but I can't connect to a local PostGIS database. My installation is with Mac OS X (10.8), Postgres.app (in doc it's said to have PostGIS included) and Quantum GIS 1.8. ...
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Generating TIN from DEM using MacOSX/Unix tools?

I'd like to generate a 3d terrain model moving from a DEM dataset (currently in shp and GeoTIFF format). As far as I understand it, the first step of the better path would be generating a TIN, but I ...
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Can I export a polygon shapefile to a Garmin device?

I want to export the boundaries of a parcel to my GarminMap 60CSx. I downloaded a parcel map from the county, and I want to use it to walk the perimeter. Does the .gpx format support polygons? Or is ...
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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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GRASS Processing not working on QGIS?

I've been having several issues making GRASS algorithms work from the Processing toolbox. When you fresh install QGIS 3.4 (MacOS High Sierra), first it doesn't find python -- which I solved by ...
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Install GDAL python package in virtualenv on mac

I'm trying to instal the GDAL python package, preferably in a virtual environment, but when I try "pip install gdal", I get the following error: extensions/gdal_wrap.cpp:3085:10: fatal error: '...
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Where is the plugins folder in macOS? [duplicate]

Installed QGis on macbook pro. If I needed to reinstall or modify a plugin, where is the plugins folder located?
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Finding GRASS module after upgrading QGIS (Mac)?

I upgraded from QGIS 2.10.1 PISA to QGIS 2.18 last week (via KyngChaos), and since then have not been able to run GRASS within QGIS - it appears not to be able to find the module. I had a look at ...
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Installing QGIS Statist plugin in Mac OS X?

I'm trying to install the Statist plugin. I'm running MacOSX 10.7.5. with Python 2.7.3. and Numpy 1.5.1. I have also installed matplotlib 1.1.0 (for python 2.7). When I try to install the Statist 1....
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Does anyone have a shapely install for python “dummies” guide?

I have read both questions in regard to installing shapely on a Mac (OS Mountain Lion) and haven't been able to figure it out. I'm not familiar with python syntax and am just trying to get shapely ...
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QGIS Field Calculator Results Removed When Saving Edits

Mac OSX 10.6.8 QGIS 1.8.0 : Using the field calculator from the attribute table, the $area of each feature is shown nicely in the table until I try to save it, then all the values are replaced by NULL ...
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TIN Interpolation plugin in QGIS 3.0

I just downloaded QGIS 3.0 on Mac OS X but I could not find TIN interpolation plugin in the Search & manage plugin. Is there something wrong with the Mac version of QGIS 3?
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How to load MrSID raster layer in QGIS on Mac OS?

I have just upgraded QGIS to 2.0 and now I can't load my SID raster layers. I now remember that getting them into 1.8 was a performance but I can't remember all the details. I have downloaded the ...
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Issue rendering polygons at global scale when using the Robinson coordinate reference system in QGIS 2.10

I am trying to create a map using the Robinson coordinate reference system (ESRI:54030) in QGIS 2.10, on Mac. I used the 'on the fly projection' feature in the Project Properties. My base layer is a ...
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Grass7 processing toolbox QGIS

I just now edited my Grass7Utils.py file. That didn't work. I have tried changing the path in my Processing toolbox. QGIS 2.14.3 Mac OSX 10.11.5 I did not mess with my SIP despite running Capitan. ...
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Setting PythonPath

I want to use this script here Ortho Projection produces artifacts unfortunatley I cannot download the PlugIn since I work in QGIS 2.8. It says, set the PYTHONPATH. I do not quite understand what ...
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OS X Python vs QGIS Python?

I'm wondering why after I updated to Python 2.7.6 on my OS X 10.9 Mac, QGIS Python console says that it is still running the old 2.7.5 version. This is not affecting my work but I'm curious about why ...
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How to Uninstall QGIS from MacOS

As many probably know, the MacOS installer for QGIS is not as turnkey as the windows version. You have to basically install 3-4 sets of packages, only one of which end up in the Mac apps directory (e....
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Instructions for QGIS Mac Installation?

So apparently the MAC install needs various stuff besides QGIS itself. The QGIS website sends you to an outside source for GDAL and for even the QGIS download itself. So I got a disk image from that ...
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Options for visualizing LiDAR data on (Mac) OS X?

I've recently come across open data LiDAR files for the city of Vancouver. I'd like to view it on my Mac (2011. 10.6.6 OS). My intention is to use the LAS file to identify what the tallest trees are ...
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How to use grass.script in MacOS

I have installed Python and Grass6.4 using Macports. When I tried to use "import grass.script" in python environment, it gives "no module found" error. I'd spend much time to fixed it but could not ...
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How to set the path to shapely?

I am using QGIS 1.8.0 on Mac OS 10.8.3 with python 2.7. Thanks to other threads in the forum, I have successfully installed shapely here: /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/lib/...
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Install QGIS3 (QGIS-dev) on MacOSX

As it mentioned on the official doc we can download a nightly build for QGIS-dev-2.99. I did, but the version is actually outdated QGIS_2-99-0_2016-09-20_cd1d44b.dmg it's the 2.15 dev version instead ...
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QGIS won't install on Mac OSX, during install says “The Installation Failed.”

I have installed the requirements: GDAL Complete 1.11 framework package Matplotlib Python module and I've made sure these requirements are properly installed by checking library/frameworks and /...
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Installing python xlw and xlrd libraries for QGIS on Mac OSX with Python 2.6

I am trying to use the XYtools plugin for QGIS (because copy-paste is not working with just one of my files?!), and I'm concerned that I actually just need to update my Python but not sure if doing so ...
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Using GRASS command line tools within QGIS?

How do I use the GRASS command line tools within QGIS? I use the QRASS plugin to open the mapset, and then I open the GRASS tools window. I click on 'GRASS shell' under modules and it brings up a ...
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Install older versions of QGIS on Mac

I tried to download and install an older version of QGIS, but I don't understand how it works... I downloaded and opened this file: qgis-2.0.0.tar.bz2, but I don't see any program file here. I also ...
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Performing TIFF to MBTILES conversion on Mac?

I have a large number of tiff files (map tiles) along with tab and tfw file types as part of an Ordnance Survey download. This is for an offline iOS app. I managed to get the tiffs into QGIS with ...