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Setting up PyCharm CE 4 to work with PyQGIS library in Mac OS

I am trying to set up pycharm to work with pyQgis library but with not success till now. I am using PyCharm CE v4 and QGIS version 2.8 I have tried to implemnte the instructions of several posts like ...
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Install OSGeo module in virtualenv

How can you install the osgeo module in a virtualenv? I downloaded QGIS using KyngChaos (www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis) following https://arset.gsfc.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/land/webinars/...
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Using QGIS 3 Plugin Builder on a Mac

Now that I have QGIS 3 running nicely on my Mac. I am having another go at building some plugins. I have installed the plugin builder plugin and run it without problems and it has generated a source ...
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Blurry menu text on Macbook Pro 15'' retina display

I'm using qgis on my macbook pro and all the text of the submenus/popup windows is displayed a little blurry/pixelated. See this example screenshot: Is this a normal behavior on retina displays or is ...
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TypeError: QgsEncodingFileDialog

I am using the latest version of QGIS (Lyon) on MAC and have set the default Python version 2.7. Moreover, I have installed all the required python modules and GDAL. It was working before, but now, ...
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DXF Export won't work

I'm new to using GIS data. Using QGIS I'm trying to export a DXF file from a .shp file from the NYC OpenData site. I can open the file, pan, zoom, select the area I want to export, etc, but when I ...
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qgis 2.8.1 - processing gdal 1.11.2 error (mac, 10.10.2)

i've just recently installed qgis 2.8.1 on my mac. including all relevant packages from kyngchaos - i.e. GDAL Complete 1.11 framework package, Matplotlib Python module, numpy - and updated python to 2....
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QGIS 2.8 PrintComposer, no coordinates shown

I tested under MacOS 10.10.3 and 10.9.5 now: In the QGIS v2.8 Print Composer I don´t get coordinates shown when I want to create a map sheet and activate "Draw coordinates". I can do all settings ...
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QGIS 2.4.0 Mac Yosemite compatibility

I just upgraded to the Beta 2 version of MacOS 10.10 ("Yosemite"). I'm getting an error when I try to "drag and drop" shape files into QGIS. I'm running QGIS 2.4.0, GDAL 1.11, and MATPLOTLIB 1.3.1. ...
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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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Map view does not render full SVG, but layers pane and print layout does?

In map view where I want to do all design and small changes the SVGs for "MELLANTID" does not render the added outline, only original size. The SVG for "SJUKVARD" only renders the left half of the SVG,...
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PostGIS queries result in “Symbol not found: __ZN5boost6system15system_categoryEv”

I seem to have lost the ability to use basic postgis queries. Normal postgres queries are unaffected. Using Mac (High Sierra), using postgres 10.5 / postgis 2.4 (probably) The same error happens ...
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ECW support in QGIS3 for Mac

I reinstalled QGIS3 on a new mac but cannot get ECW support to work anymore. I previously used QGIS3 on another Mac, where I installed ECW support using the "old" method (see this question). This ...
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QGIS 3.0 not able to load processing plugin

I solved issues in the past opening my vector menu options with my processing plugin (in version 2.16), but recently upgraded my computer to a Mac OS 10.13 and my QGIS to version 3.0.1. My vector menu ...
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GRASS init error: GRASS was not found in '/Applications/GRASS-7.2.app' (GISBASE), provider and plugin will not work

I get this same error even though my GRASS app is in '/Applications/GRASS-7.2.app' has anyone found a solution to this problem? Plugins / GRASS / GRASS options / General / custom / browse: then I ...
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Fuzzy PDF export in QGIS running on macSierra OS

I have run into an issue exporting a PDF file from the Map Composer in QGIS (Essen v 2.18.2, Qt ver 4.8.6) running on macOS Sierra (os ver. 10.12.4). The export resolution is set to 600 DPI (the same ...
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QGIS 2.12.0-1 does not work

I want to install QGIS on an iMac OSX 10.7.5. According to the KyngChaos archive, I have to use QGIS 2.12.0-1, with GDAL_complete-1.11EB, matplotlib and Numpy. This is what I am trying to do, ...
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Problem with installation of QGIS 2.8 in Mac OS X 10.7

I had followed the installation process of QGIS for installing in my Mac OS X 10.7 (http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis). However, I had a problem in the moment when I open the Qgis, that could ...
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display of raster in QGIS - cells are not rotated

when viewing rotated rasters in QGIS - the overall raster is rotated (as designed), though each grid cell is not. (the nodata value doesn't appear to pick up as the default in QGIS either - -2.9999e+...
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QGIS extremely slow to clip vrt on Mac

I've been using QGIS 2.6 (Brighton) happily for awhile but suddenly it became extremely slow during certain operations, after being reasonably fast in past use. I'm merging NAIP JP2 files to virtual ...
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How to best get Qt Designer for QGIS plugin development on Mac?

I'm using QGIS 2.6.1 on Mac OSX 10.9.4, trying to create a plugin as described in the PyQGIS Programmer's Guide. I have the plugin 'skeleton' (main widget with header and ok/cancel buttons) running in ...
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QGIS 1.8.0 on Linux treats NetCDF 4 as HDF5

I've been generating some large (28800x13920) grids of BYTE data representing the NALCMS2005 North American Land Cover dataset (original 250m projected data resampled to a WGS84 grid at 15 arc sec). I ...
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QGIS 1.8.0 Mac can't create ring

Can anyone spot what is wrong here? I've selected single feature, the existing rings are obvious, it's not intersecting anything (even a feature in another layer... http://johnsankey.ca/ringerror.jpg
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Mean coordinates in QGIS

I am using QGIS v 1.7.4 for MAC and I am trying to calculate mean coordinates for a set of points using ftools. To calculate my result I am going to Vector -> Analysis tools -> mean ...
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Processing plugin does not exist on Mac

I am having a difficult time figuring this out. I installed the QGIS 3.10 with the all-in-one package, and there was no error during installation. However, when I open QGIS, I don't see the ...
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Can QGIS save a Multi-band Raster image as KML/KMZ?

System — MacOS 10.14.6, QGIS 3.4.14 Issue — When I select a multi-band raster image layer, then select Layer>Save as… KML is not one the many formats in the popup list. Workaround — Save the Multi-...
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'QGIS QUIT UNEXPECTEDLY' while opening

I want to anticipate that I know nothing about programming and I am a new university student in the world of QGIS. Today I tried to turn on QGIS on my mac(Finder version: 10.13.6) to continue to work ...
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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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Import SHPs and DBFs to PostgreSQL in pgAdmin 4 on a Mac

I am receiving the following error when trying to import a dbf file into PostgreSQL (v 12, pgAdmin 4) using the Boundless/OpenGeo Suite for Mac pgShapeLoader GUI (which was recommended for Mac users ...
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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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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 3.4.10 for Mac users…Digitzing polygons

I have just installed the LTR version of QGIS (3.4.10) and am having trouble telling QGIS when I have finished a polygon. In fact, I can't. It used to be in earlier versions that to end a polygon you ...
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QGIS 3.6 and known Mac issue

I am trying to run QGIS 3.6 on a Mac with the latest OS. I have the following gdal error message: >>>>>>> gdalwarp -of GTiff -tr 250.00115934006 -250.00168180475995 -tap >>...
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QGIS 3 on Mac, Can't run semi-automatic classification system plug-in

I am trying to use QGIS 3 as it has a feature the previous version does not have, and have run into an issue when trying to run the semi-automatic classification system plug-in. Instead of opening up ...
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QGIS and BSB files for 3D Printing

I am new to GIS. I'm a sailor and 3D printing enthusiast. What I want is to print a 3D representation of my sailing area. I've acquired the raster files for my navigation charts and they consists ...
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python 3.6 spatialite 4.3 on mac

In researching this problem, it appears that there is an issue with loading extensions in sqlite3 that requires a recompile of sqlite3 so SELECT load_extension("mod_spatialite.dylib") can be called. ...
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Error when activating plugins in QGIS 3 on MacOS X?

I'm a user of QGis, but this is the first time that I have it installed in a MAC (Sierra 10.12.6). I just installed the new version and I'm trying to install the plugins I usually use. OpenStreetMap ...
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Error with r.reclass on QGIS for Mac

I'm trying to use r.reclass fonction (grass7) on QGIS (2.18.15) for Mac but when I ran it, there was an error : [Errno 13] Permission denied: u'tmp152292116024' See log for more details I searched ...
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Build on macOS Sierra - absolute path

I have downloaded QGIS 2.99 version and successfully built on macOS using qt5.10 and cmake3.10.1 . I have built QGIS several times on linux/windows but this is my first time doing it on Mac. I have ...
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Error “std::exception” in GRASS GIS via QGIS

Does anyone know what this error means? I am using the GRASS GIS plugin in QGIS and I have imported a road layer (vector) using v.in.ogr.
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QGIS pyqgis custom/standalone script QSQLITE driver not loaded

I'm using PyQGIS/Python 2.7 on a Mac and trying to create a script (for the first time) which will read in a list of csv files and load them as layers. I'll want to define the style of the layers and ...
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Invalid QgsRasterLayer when attempting to load an image into QGIS - Mac (but not Windows)

From this post, Invalid QgsRasterLayer when attempting to load a Google Static Maps API image into QGIS this block of code can be used to load a Google Static Maps API image into QGIS (using the QGIS ...
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mac os x Qgis 2.18 python console

I have made some python script to run under Processing toolbox. A lot of these scripts use Gdal library and runs smoothly under windows and Linux. But in mac os x 10.12.6 using qgis 2.18 the Gdal ...
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QGIS 2.18.9 on mac raster merge is interminable

User details first: OSX 10.11.6 using QGIS 2.18.9 with kyngchaos GDAL 2.1.3 and all other standard frameworks, dependencies, and plugins (e.g., MrSID). I want to merge five high-res .jp2 files using ...
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Python console not working in QGIS on Mac?

Trying to open Python in QGIS returns this: Failed to open Python console: Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 2, in File "/Applications/QGIS.app/Contents/MacOS/../Resources/...
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Cannot visualse project with Mac Sierra

I recently updated my Mac to Sierra OS. In the past, I had use QGIS without any problem with my previous OS version (Lion). Since I installed Sierra, I can open shapes, visualise maps and export ...
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Problems with weighted overlay on QGIS for Mac

I am a beginner on GIS seeking to finish a suitability analysis. For this I was planning to use 'vector to raster' tools as well as a 'weighted overlay analysis' to find the most suitable areas. I ...
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Adding curb/gutter and subsurface storm drain networks to watershed analysis in QGIS

I need to do a neighborhood scale drainage analysis. The analysis needs to accurately show the drainage area to each storm drain inlet. Using GRASS on QGIS 2.12.1 on OS X, I have been able to ...
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Converting GeoPDFs to GeoTiffs using GDAL on a MAC

I was able to successfully install GDAL onto my Mac and it responds correctly to the test command. However, when I type in a command to translate a geopdf to a geotiff it spits out a failure. I have ...
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QGIS 2.18.2 DB Manager on Mac OS no longer supports SpatiaLite

I recently updated QGIS from 2.18.1 to 2.18.2 on a Mac OS using the KyngChaos installer. After the update, the DB Manager no longer recognizes the SpatiaLite extension on sqlite databases. The below ...