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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 (EPSG: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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Clip error with QGIS - idles without finishing

I need help troubleshooting a problem using the Clip tool with QGIS 2.8.1 Wien. When I try to use the tool, it just sits there idling and never finishes. I've let this run for hours and there hasn't ...
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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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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 crashes when trying to make heatmap [closed]

I'm a new user of QGIS. I need to make a heatmap for my thesis and I'm fairly certain I downloaded and set up the program correctly via online instructions. I imported the GDX points and used a Google ...
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Change Volumes when saving outputs?

Im sure there is a simple answer to this but its eluding me. When saving outputs/QGIS projects the file navigator interface opens up and I can go through my files until I find the place I want to save ...
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QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa [duplicate]

Since the version QGIS 2.8, each time I start to open it it begin wth this error message. I have Mac OS X 10.7.5 MacBook Pro, late 2011. It works but what do it means, and what should I do, I install ...
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Qgis delimited text layer from an excel file converted to .csv

I'm trying to add a delimited text layer using coordinates. The file has been created in excel and then converted to a csv file in the saving. When I put it into Qgis it doesn't recognise the headings-...
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Is it possible to interact with a running instance of QGIS from the command line?

I just started looking at QGIS on MacOSX. I installed the MacPorts package and found the executable: /Applications/MacPorts/QGIS.app/Contents/MacOS/QGIS* Unfortunately it appears that the command ...
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qgis 2.10.1. mac - geotiff singleband pseudocolor [duplicate]

i've installed mac version from kyngchaos including all required packages ... ... and just noticed the following: while windows version behaves like expected when trying to render an ordinary tif via ...
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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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QGIS 2.10.1 on Mac/ Multiple versions on Mac

I have Version 2.8.2 running fine on a recent iMac running Yosemitee. I have tried the install of 2.10.1 from http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis but it doesn't work. I would like to be able to ...
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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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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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gsb projection file for qgis under MAC OSX

I'm trying to create a new projection inside wgis. The projection includes a gsb file. With the Windows OS is easy to implemnet that: you just need to place the gsb file inside the C:\Programs\Qgis[...
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import qgis geoprocessing tools in python os x 10.9.5 [duplicate]

I'd like to use the python bindings from qgis, but in a standalone project. I need the geoprocessing tools for vectors. I updated QGIS (Wien - 2.8), python (3.4.3), etc. However, it always ends with ...
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Installing QGIS on Mac OS X 10.6

Could someone kindly explain how to get QGIS (any stable basic version) on my old Mac (OS X 10.6)? I'm completely new with QGIS and all the instructions that I can find beats me.
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Can OpenGeo Suite co-exist with Homebrew-installed PostGIS/PostgreSQL in Yosemite?

I installed PostgreSQL (9.4.1) and PostGIS (2.1.7) using Homebrew in Yosemite (10.10.3). I'm just starting my way through "PostGIS In Action." I've been starting and stopping the server in Terminal ...
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QGIS - Polygon to Lines Tool Incredibly Slow

I am trying to convert a few polygons to polylines so I can save them as a .GPX file. I'm using QGIS 2.8.1 (Wein) on the Mac. It seems to be hanging. I only have a few small polygons (see screenshot)...
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I can't print a map with QGIS 2.8.1 and Mac OS X

I'm using Mac OS X 10.7.5 and QGis 2.8.1. I want to print a map with Print Composer. But the Buttons "Print" or "Export as PDF" don't work for me. If I use these buttons, the window for choosing a ...
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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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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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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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Installing ArcGIS in Parallels

I'm trying to install ArcGIS 10.1 Desktop Advanced Student Edition. I'm currently running Windows 8.1 on my Macbook Pro (2014, 16GB ram, 250GB SSD) using Parallels. When I access the DVD from my USB ...
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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 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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Maperitive won't open on my Mac: Unhandled Exception: System.TypeInitializationException

Is there anyone who can tell me what's going on here? When I enter "mono Maperitive.exe" in the Terminal, I get this: Unhandled Exception: System.TypeInitializationException: An exception was thrown ...
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I am unable to load Geoserver Dashboard

I have just installed the OpenGeoServer Suite from Boundless and when I go to open the dashboard @ http://localhost:8080/dashboard I get a 404 error not found. edit: just realized that apache is ...
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Import of GeoServer WFS into uDig not working

I'm trying to follow the example of how to integrate GeoServer with uDig that is on the uDig web page: http://udig.refractions.net/files/docs/latest/user/getting_started/walkthrough2/...
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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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Clipping a raster layer with a shapefile on mac

I am trying to clip a raster layer using the raster clipper function. However, for some reason this is not working for me and I haven't been able to find the answer anywhere. I choose my raster ...
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Error adding MrSID raster layer to QGIS for Mac OS X 10.10.2 (Yosemite)

I want to add a MrSID layer to QGIS (version 2.6.1) with a computer running Mac OS X Yosemite. I installed QGIS through macports from the terminal and all python packages through macports, as well. I ...
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Shapefile to KML Conversion Problems in QGIS 2.6.1 on Mac

I am currently using QGIS 2.6.1 on a Mac with OS 10.9.5. I am trying to export a shapefile using QGIS to KML format. I am having success with the export but the data is skewed halfway across the ...
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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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Opening file geodatabase using QGIS for Mac?

I'm trying to open a GDB on QGIS for Mac but having no luck. Details: I'm currently running OS 10.9.3 on my laptop. I downloaded and installed QGIS 2.6.1-2 from KyngChaos I installed the GDAL ...
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System call gdal function in R on Mac

Hopefully someone can help me figure this issue out. I am trying to system call gdal functions inside of R using the system / system2 functions. Here is an example of the code: > system("gdalinfo -...
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Error after executing hex grid script in QGIS 2.6 for Mac

I'm trying to load a script with QGIS, hex grid from layers bound, with a population shapefile (popp.shp in egis sample data folder). After selecting the layer and executing the script it gives me an ...
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Loading shapefiles onto Garmin eTrex 30

I have a Garmin eTrex 30 that I am using with QGIS 2.0.1 and Mac OS 10.9. I want to load paths from QGIS onto my Garmin so that I can view them on my Garmin map while in the field. I have a shapefile ...
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Why is QGIS georeferencer much faster on Windows than Mac?

I just went from temporarily using a Windows 7 machine with 4GB of RAM and no video card as far as I know. I'm now using a mac with 16GB of ram, etc. Its a much more powerful machine. However, QGis's ...
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QGIS Mac OSX version cannot batch write output files after rasterization

I have been trying to batch rasterize a series of .shp files using QGIS for Mac OS X, and keep coming up against a strange problem. I am using the QGIS 2.6.1 user interface, rather than calling ...
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Unable to run R in QGIS 2.6 - rgdal unavailable for R 3.1

I'm attempting to use R within QGIS2.6 on OSX Mavericks but cannot get R to run because rgdal is not available as binary for R3.1.2 (see QGIS log output from R execution console below). I have ...
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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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Can't install QGIS 2.6.0 need SQlite3 on OSX Yosemite

I need to install QGIS on my mac with 10.10 Yosemite, I have already installed: - SQLite3_Framework-3.8.7.3 - GDAL_Framework-1.11.1-2 - GSL_Framework-1.16-1 - NumPy-1.8.0-1 but when I launch QGIS.pkg ...
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Correct installation of postgresql and postgis

Goodmorning everybody! I'm new in this forum and I hope you would help me in solving my problem. I'm practicing the use of Qgis and i need to setup postgresql and postgis on my mac yosemite 10.10. ...
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Models -> [Example Models] -> Contour lines from points: on MAC

I'm running QGIS2.6 on a Mac and can't seem to locate the "Contour Lines from Points" Example Model. SAGA is installed.
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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 installation failed - requires matplotlib which has been installed by Anaconda [closed]

Is there any way to specify python environment variable to solve this? When I tried to install QGIS on my machine - mac OS 10.9 and Anaconda has installed numpy, scipy, and matplotlib, I got the ...
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Why I cannot export OSM map as a .pdf/.jpeg in QGIS 2.4? [duplicate]

I have installed on my Mac OSX 10.9.5 the version QGIS 2.4. My problem is that I cannot export any OpenStreetMap with the Composer and I do not understand why. The thing is that I imported the OSM ...
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Zebra grid is not displayed in map composer

in Qgis 2.6, in Map composer, while selecting grid frame style as Zebra, it does not works. Also while drawing coordinates points as exterior in map convas, it is not displayed. Actually I am facing ...