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QGIS Print composer's Atlas export file options missing Tiff on Mac

Trying to create a workflow using QGIS for tree canopy inventory projects that works in both Windows and Mac. I do not have a Mac, but doing peer review is on Mac. There seems to be an issue with the ...
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Using ArcPy on MacBook?

I've done some "Googling" on this but can't quite figure it out. Is it possible to run a script that uses Arcpy on a Mac? I have Parallels so it works for me but my co-workers do not.
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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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QGIS install mac 10.7.5

Have iMac with OS 10.7.5. This is the first time I am installing QGIS. Everything was downloaded from kyngchaos. This is what I did in that order: Downloaded QGIS-2.12.0-1. Tried to install. It asked ...
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Generic Mapping Tools: Weird lines created by pscoast

I'm creating maps using the Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) from the University of Hawaii. I get weird vertical and horizontal lines using pscoast. This is the command to reproduce the problem: gmt ...
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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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QGIS Processing GRASS7 output is not created in custom application on Mac | Linux

When trying to execute GRASS7s r.slope.aspect from QGIS using a custom application, no output is written on macOS. However, the algorithm runs fine and no error message is appearing. Doing the same on ...
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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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R in QGIS Processing without installing GRASS

I have installed QGIS on Mac, using Homebrew: brew install qgis2 --with-r from osgeo/osgeo4mac. I did not want Grass ( although I have laso tried --with-grass . In the processing toolbox, I went ...
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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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Missing fonts in QGIS after upgrading to macOS Sierra?

I've created a handful of maps using the Iowan Old Style font. After upgrading my Mac to Sierra, it wasn't there any more. I opened Font Book and lo and behold it wasn't there either. After digging ...
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Web Mapping Laptop, Mac vs PC [closed]

I've been doing GIS for about a decade now and was under the impression to avoid using Macs if using ArcMap because it runs on Windows OS. I've heard that if one really wished to run ArcMap on a Mac ...
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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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Diagrams not displaying in QGIS2web

I am trying to create a web map using the QGIS2WEB plug-in from an existing map. I am new to QGIS and I don't know if this is possible? When I try to export the map as a web map either in Openlayers3 ...
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Numeric digitise icon not in digitise bar

I am using QGIS 2.4 on Mac Os. I have the Numeric digitise plungin installed but it does not appear in the Digitise Tool Bar. I have tried reinstalling it but it makes no difference. I have used it ...
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Unable to set GRASS7 Path in OS X

QGIS Version: 2.14.3 GRASS Version: 7.2 Both installed via Homebrew. Tried setting the GRASS7 path in "Processing->Options" but QGIS does not accept it. Related to the following questions: QGIS 2....
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When will QGIS be available on Yosemite ?

Does anyone know when QGIS will be available on later Versions of Mac OS? I am on Yosemite and prefer not to go back to Mavericks. Also, for various reasons I am unable to partition my hard disk ...
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Reset Python libraries modified by QGIS on Mac OS X to original versions

I am facing problems in python after installing QGIS. While installing QGIS, it mentioned that it would override my matplotlib and numpy python libraries. I am facing trouble with executing python ...
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Integrating R in QGIS with Mac OS El Captain: missing dependencies

I have a Mac OS (El Captain) and I'm trying to run R scripts within QGIS 2.14. When I open a script (like one from the online list) I receive the error message: This algorithm cannot be run :-( ...
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no popup menu with “right-click” on layer

I am trying to work with ArcGIS 10.4 on a MacBook Pro (OS X El Capitan 10.11.5) using Microsoft Windows via Parallels Desktop 11. "Right-click" in this context normally = "control-click." No matter ...
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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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QGIS older version to download onto a Mac ios 10.7.5

I am unable to download the newest QGIS to my macbook pro (2011, ios 10.7.5) because I need ios 10.8. Unfortunately, I am also unable to update my computer at this time. On th QGIS website there is an ...
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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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Installing QGIS on Mac OS X?

After failing to successfully install QGIS 2.14.2 Essen on my Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion) I thought I could try a previous version of QGIS. What download file should I use from the QGIS "all releases" ...
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Why does the Select by expression dialog not show field values?

I haven't found a similar question that already has an answer so I hope I can get one... Please forgive me if the answer is obvious. I'm using QGIS version 2.14.0-Essen on my macbook pro with OSX ...
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OS X Yosemite: copy / paste into shell GRASS 6.4.4. within QGIS 2.14.0

I want to know How to copy/paste into GRASS 6.4.4. shell within QGIS 2.14.0. I'm working with OS X Yosemite and the right mouse button doesn't work neither shortcut (cmd+c/cmd+v)
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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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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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Slow performance clipping raster with GDAL [duplicate]

I have a few large LiDAR DEMs that I want to merge. Each DEM has some glitches around the borders which need to be removed in order to get a seamless final product. I manually traced around each DEM ...
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Launching multiple instances of QGIS (Mac)?

Often I need to work on two qgis projects at the same time. How can I launch two separate instances of QGIS?
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Importing .csv to QGIS gives CRS undefined (but not always)

I wonder why some .csv files when imported (with long and lat) can not set a proper CRS system and other do (CRS undefined). For example: If I export my data in csv with Microsoft Excel it does not ...
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Troubling using MODIS package in R (mac). Error with gdal

I'm new to using MODIS data, and have been trying to set up a a way to use the HDF files produced by MODIS on R. I had trouble with gdal (could only download the package through system dialog), and ...
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Plugin causes QGIS to crash on startup

I get the message "the plugin will be disabled because it crashed QGIS during last startup." Which plugin? None is identified. I'm a bit of a rookie so not sure where to look to solve this. Running on ...
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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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CSV points not showing up when importing them in QGIS [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked before in one form or another, but those answers didn't solve my issue. I'm using QGIS 2.14.0 and trying to upload lat/lon coordinates from a csv file. When I ...
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How to solve SIP installation error?

I'm new to Python, and am trying to install Qt/PyQt for PyQGIS. I downloaded the PyQt and SIP packages, and tried to install them but have run into errors. Installing SIP: As far as I can tell, ...
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How do I upload a file into ArcCatalog?

I am trying to upload a photo into a folder in ArcCatalog, yet I haven't been able to find where and how to do that. I am using ArcGIS 10.1 (ArcGIS for Desktop) through my school's Citrix receiver. ...
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Looking for ArcView 3.0a Mac Edition?

I have googled extensively and have emailed a few different companies but have come up with nothing. I was wondering if anyone knew where to locate a copy of ArcView 3.0a that is compatible with Mac ...
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Installing QGIS using Homebrew

I've been unsuccessfully trying to install QGIS using Homebrew (used Homebrew to install GDAL and GSL) as outlined here My OS is Mac Yosemite, 10.10.5. The installation sort of finishes, but with a ...
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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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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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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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How to install xlw and xlrd libraries on MacOS so that QGIS Python can see them?

I experience a problem with XYtools and need to install Excel libraries for Python. I tried to install them directly from the terminal and it worked on the system, however, how to import them into ...
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Cannot import name QtTest running unittests for QGIS plugin

I have the following imports in my unittest code: from PyQt4.QtCore import * from PyQt4.QtGui import * from PyQt4 import QtCore, QtGui, QtTest When I run my unit test from the command line I get the ...
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QGis's Geoferencer plugin isn't able to paste text that has been added to clipboard via mac's “pbcopy” terminal command [closed]

I recently wrote a little script that used mac's pbcopy shell command to dump some text into my clipboard for use in the QGis program. For some reason I'm not able to paste stuff that has been pbcopy'...
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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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Problem with importing GeoTif files in QGIS

I have installed the new version of QGIS (2.12) and the newest OSX version (El Capitan). When I tried to open GeoTif files with QGIS, it always crashed! Then I tried an older version of QGIS (2.8) and ...
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Accessing Attribute table in ArcMap on Mac computer?

I'm using ArcGIS for Desktop on a Mac computer via Parallels. How do I access the Attribute Table? I cannot right-click on the layer I keep getting Layer properties...
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How do I deselect a single feature in QGIS?

In QGIS 2.12.0, I have all the features that intersect with another layer selected by using the Select by Location tool. However, I want to deselect some of these features while keeping the rest ...
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Will upgrading to Mac OS X 10.12 break my newly installed QGIS 2.12

Have installed QGIS 2.12 under Mac OS x 10.9 Mavericks. Had problems when I upgraded to OS X 10.10 so reverted back to 10.9. Will QGIS stop working again if I upgrade to OS X 10.12? Anyone have any ...