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Set path to SAGA from QGIS on OSX

After a crash and subsequent reinstall I cannot access SAGA GIS in the processing toolbox, and it appears that QGIS can't find it as there is no setting for the path. How can I set the path from ...
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Split polylines at a specific distance in QGIS / ogr2ogr

Similar to this question I have a set of polylines that I need to be split by a equal distance. How do I do this with QGIS, gdal/ogr2ogr and other open source tools (on Mac)? I don't have access to ...
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No SIP module on Mac OS after installing Boundless Desktop 1.1.0 product

After installing a Boundless Desktop 1.1.0 product, when I tried to start QGIS, it gave an following error and processing toolbox does not started. Couldn't load SIP module. Python support will be ...
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How to include GeoPDF support for GDAL on OSX?

I have installed GDAL 2.2.1 and Poppler using homebrew brew install gdal brew install poppler Everything seems to be working correctly but I cannot translate a GeoPDF to a GeoTiffs. gdal_translate -...
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Import 16,000 rows from delimited text file in QGIS [closed]

I'm attempting to import 16,000+ rows from a CSV into QGIS in Mac OS via "Layer -> Add Layer -> Add Delimited Text Layer" Latest version of 2.18 installed. Once I've selected the file and hit OK, ...
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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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GDAL >= 2.2.x on Mac OS with Python bindings

I'm needing to use the Python binding of GDAL >= 2.2.x in a Mac OS environment. Kyngchaos most recent binaries are provided for version 2.1.3. Out of compiling from source, is there any other ...
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Adding a shapefile with a double-click to an opened project in QGIS in Nautilus on Ubuntu

On my Ubuntu computer, I have GIS file types like .shp associated with QGIS in Nautilus. When I double click on a .shp while I have a QGIS project open, it opens a new project in a new instance of ...
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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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Adding ArcGIS Online Services to QGIS using MAC OSX? [duplicate]

I just read Adding ArcGIS Online Services to QGIS?, but I do not have the options mentioned. These are my options under Add Layer... Can't seem to find Add ArcGIS Map Server Layer. I'm running 2....
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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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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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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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Installing GRASS on Mac OS?

I am trying to Install Grass 7.2 on Mac OS 10.12.5 but received following error. Last login: Tue Aug 1 18:47:28 on ttys000 macs-MacBook-Air:~ DrPallavi$ '/Applications/GRASS-7.0.app/Contents/MacOS/...
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QGIS switch layer on and off

I have made an update from a previous version of qgis, after that I could not switch a layer on and off. After that I deleted everything, incl. all folders in the path inside ./qgis2/ and reinstalled ...
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Installing QGIS on Mac OS Sierra 10.12.5. “The GDAL 2.1 framework is required.”

I use the version on web("http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis"). Whether I come to install QGIS 2.18.9-1 or QGIS 2.14.15-1, I click on the QuantumGIS.pkg and it opens the install dialogue box but ...
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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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QGIS crashes too frequently to work [closed]

I am running QGIS 2.18.7 on Mac OS (10.11.6). The application crashes frequently. I usually only manage a few minutes work (while saving all the time) before it crashes. I recently upgraded to this ...
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installing plugins manually [duplicate]

I'm running QGIS Las Palmas on Mac OS Mavericks but after enabling all features in the Manage Plugins menu, I can't find the plugin I want. I downloaded it from the internet and wish to install it ...
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pyGRASS on MacOS: unable to import pygrass.raster

I am running GRASS 7.3 on Mac OS 10.11.5 El Capitan. I'm trying to figure out how to get GRASS GIS running via python scripting (pygrass). I'd like to be able to access raster data programatically. ...
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GRASS New/Open Mapset not available ( QGIS 2.18.7) on Mac OS

I have QGIS 2.18 and the option to create a New Mapset is unavailable to me. GRASS is installed but when I go to the Plug-Ins>GRASS only Open GRASS Tools and GRASS Options are available to me. These ...
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How to get QGIS to start up?

I'm having a crash on startup that appears to've come from nowhere—I'd not used QGIS in a while and then tried to launch it and it crashed. This happened on both my work and home computers, so I ...
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Export to PDF or SVG in QGIS

How do I export to PDF or SVG file? I tried SimpleSVG and it consistently gives me an error message. Then I tried to print to PDF, but it comes up blank and I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. ...
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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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SAGA Gaussian filter lower value than 1?

I'm smoothing a 2 meter DEM using the Gaussian filter in SAGA through QGIS/Processing and the smallest amount for the smoothing of the Standard Deviation value of 1 which for me is too much, it all ...
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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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New QGIS versions and nightly builds for mac?

When I head over at Kyngchaos QGIS page I notice the latest version isn't available. Also when it comes to nightly builds it seems like the ones over at Dakota Cartography hasn't been updated since ...
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Exit code 139 while using ReadAsArray in OS X

I'm trying to load TIFF image of DEM as a numpy array using method ReadAsArray() on Mac OS: dataset = gdal.Open('DEM.tif') band = dataset.GetRasterBand(1) array = band.ReadAsArray() This code ...
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How can I get GeoKettle (or any other Java based ETL) to run on MacOS Sierra? [closed]

Has anyone managed to get GeoKettle or Spatial extension for Talend running on MacOS Sierra? If so, how did you do it? These packages have not been updated since 2015 and Apple has more or less ...
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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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ECW plugin QGIS 2.18 for mac? [duplicate]

How can one install the ECW plugin for QGIS 2.18 for mac? I would simple step by step for this.
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Creating a Canopy Height Model (CHM) image from a LAS file on Mac?

Main question: Is there a way of creating a Canopy Height Model from a LAS file using Mac (not wine etc)? I also would like to batch process a lot of LAS files the same way. I should mention that I ...
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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 on mac cannot style or label points from csv vector layer

Suddenly with QGIS 2.18.2 on Mac OSX 10.12.3, when I import a CSV as a vector layer, the layer properties > style and >labels dialogs are completely blank. It was working before. Same files work ...
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QGIS GDAL selects XYZ driver rather than GTIFF etc

I think this is an issue to do with running QGIS on a mac but I might be wrong. When I run a GDAL tool like clipper or translate GDAL seems to select the -XYZ driver regardless of what the input files ...
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QGIS crashes frequently since upgrading to 2.18.2 on Mac

I upgraded QGIS to 2.18.2 from here http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis. I did note this warning there: WARNING: QGIS will crash if Qt4 developer components are installed in the standard /...
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ESRI FileGDB driver in QGIS 2.18 for Mac?

I recently installed QGIS 2.18.2 from KyngChaos on my personal Macbook, which is running macOS Sierra 10.12.3. However, I am taking a class in which most of the assignments come in the form of ...
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PyQGIS not working for standalone scripts in macOS Sierra

it's my first time using PyQGIS and I'm having trouble loading layers and making everything work. I've installed Qgis properly and I'm able to use the python console, but I'm not able to use the ...
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Having problems installing pyqt on Mac Os sierra

I am trying to write my first plugin following the tutorial at http://www.qgistutorials.com/en/docs/building_a_python_plugin.html. Woking on a Mac running sierra. The problem is that home brew will ...
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QGIS crashes when I load .sid layer [closed]

I am using QGIS 2.12 Lyon on a Mac running OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite. I load a topographic map raster layer which happens to be in MrSID format (36105B5C.sid is the file). Every time, this makes QGIS ...
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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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Automate CSV to Point Layer to Polygon (Voronoi) on QGIS (Mac or Windows) [closed]

I have a map I update on a monthly basis, following these steps: Import new CSV with lat/long and other values as point layer Generate Voronoi polygons for the point layer Clip the Voronoi polygons ...
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SAGA error (Segmentation fault) with running QGIS

--Running with configuration is Mac OS X 10.11.6 (El Capitan), QGIS 2.14.7-Essen, SAGA 2.2.3-- I'm hoping that someone knows what the fix is for the failure I'm encountering in the SAGA tool. I'm ...
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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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QGIS won't add layers into a saved project (but will into an unsaved project)

I have some VRT layers. If I add them into a blank unsaved project they work fine. If I save a blank project and try to add any of the files I get an error. Invalid Layer: GDAL provider Cannot open ...
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Unable to activate/toggle edit tool in QGIS 2.14

I'm working with QGIS 2.14 Essen with Mac OS X 10.11.6 (El Capitan). I was following along in the training manual where I was learning how to digitize a raster file (tiff format) provided by the ...
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Installing MCC-LIDAR on Mac

I'm trying to install mcc-lidar on Mac but get into problems when compiling. [ 3%] Building CXX object CMakeFiles/mcc-lidar.dir/LasDataFormat.cpp.o /Users/Oskar/Documents/mcclidar-code/src/...
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Vector Geoprocessing Tools Missing from QGIS 2.18.2 for Mac OSX 10.11.6 [duplicate]

I tried the steps from "Vector Tools Missing in QGIS 1.8 Ubuntu". Most of the tools under "Vector" are missing from my recent installation of QGIS 2.18.2, so I am unable to clip, buffer, make ...
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Install GDAL on MacOS via Homebrew with Oracle support?

I'm trying to install GDAL on a Mac so I can use ogr2ogr against an Oracle database. This was as easy as: brew install gdal However, it seems the Homebrew edition of GDAL doesn't ship with Oracle ...
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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 ...