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The MapWindow GIS project includes a free and open source desktop geographic information system (GIS) with an extensible plugin architecture; a GIS ActiveX control; and C# GIS programmer library called DotSpatial.

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GeoTools slow pane drag problem

I've created a map using GeoTools IntelliJ Quickstart. When I move the displayed map on the screen with the pane tool, non visible parts become visible on the screen appears as a blank white area ...
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Area given by software (QGIS and MapWindowGIS) DIFFERS from value given by revenue official [duplicate]

Revenue official has given area as 10.12 acres. I used QGIS and MapWindowGIS with projection UTM Zone 45 to measure area. The software gave area value of 13.06 acres. Why the difference?
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Raster projection changes to none when loading into MapWindows after already being defined in ArcMap

I am trying to load a number of raster files (.tif) into MapWindows v.4.8.8. These rasters have previously been reprojected in ArcMap to have the projection WGS_1984_UTM_Zone_60S and saved with this ...
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Route average, maximum and distance to maximum slope [closed]

I have a road network, consisting of a polyline shapefile, each record of its attribute table being a stretch of the road network ("stretch" = any record of the attribute table of the polyline ...
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connecting ecw to its projection and grid data in an xml file

I'm new to mapping please go easy on me:) I have a bunch of ecw files with 2 xml file one is a file ending with *.ecw.xml and one with *.ecw.aux.xml I am trying to load the ecw files into ...
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ArcMap aerial raster image exposure is off

I have some aerial raster images and I want to create tiles for web. So I added images as layers in Arcmap and as the result some images were overexposed with different lightness. For comparing I ...
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open ecw file in mapwindow

I'm very new to mapping. I have a bunch of ecw files and also xml files with their mapping information. I'm trying to load them in mapwindow but am having no success. Can this be done?
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Drawing a line and getting the length of the line C#?

I am trying to get the length of a drawn line to a textbox but its throwing an NullReferenceException at var length = f.ToShape().ToGeometry().Length;. what else should i use in the code to finish ...
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GIS Survey Line Plans [closed]

Has anyone ever heard of any tools in either Arcmap, QGIS, Mapwindow GIS etc, that could create a line plan (Survey Lines) across a polygon (Survey Area)? A form of input such as distance between ...
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Get a snapshot of a map with Mapwingis

I am trying to get a snapshot of a map with Mapwingis 4.8.8. My problem is that I tried dozen of ways but my picturebox stays desperately empty!
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Mapwindow and XTools error: XSI is an undeclared namespace

I have tried MapWindow and XTools and have gotten this same error both times when trying to import a KML file into Shapefile format. Does anyone know how I can eliminate this error message? "There ...
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eVis-Plugin centers mapwindow on coordinate origin

I have a QGIS-project with layers loaded from a postgis-database and also some shapefiles. I use the eVis-Plugin to display pictures. The displaying is working fine but after clicking on the geometry ...
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call child div function from parent (not using window.opener)

This is a a Javascript/JQuery question that is directly related to the ArcGIS Javascript API... I have a map div created using a 'data' tag in HTML, which becomes visible on a button click. (I'll ...
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How to add items to the TOC without automatically displaying the items? [closed]

Is it possible to add items to the table of contents (ArcMap) without automatically displaying the items in the main window?
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load map parameters after opening new window

I am trying to open a new window from an existing window, which will contain a map with an extent derived from the original window. In other words, the user will zoom to an area in the original ...
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Solution for web mapping [closed]

I have already built a desktop application for the management of archaeological settlements. Currently the data are stored in shapefiles (spatial data) and MYSQL (descriptive information). The ...
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Sub-dividing a polygon into smaller polygons [closed]

In OpenStreetMap data, some large areas are tagged with a residential=yes tag. Actually within this large polygon there are multiple smaller (rectangular) houses (which are actually not drawn as yet). ...
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MapWindow - Load basemap image given extent?

I'm new to MapWindow and am attempting to display an image given the geographic extents of an area. Tiling would be ideal, but I imagine that retrieving a simple image from a WMS would be easiest. Are ...
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can't generate/display signed float values using python/gdal

I'm trying to create a raster with signed float values as the pixel values and display the results in MapWindow on windows. What is the proper gdal band type to use? I've tried both gdal.GDT_Byte ...
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Adding mappanel back to container once removed?

I am trying to test following scenario: A Ext.Window has one gx_mappanel item; both Ext.Window and gx_mappanel are stored in variables; One button is to remove gx_mappanel item from Ext.Window ...
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GIS "hack": ways arbitarily assigning coordinate in order to match the raster and vector layer in QGIS [closed]

Before I raise my question, I have to admit that I am a total newer on GIS, I don't have much background on GIS. But suddenly I need to take over the GIS job from a GIS specialist who just left the ...
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Relationship between sp package in R; MapWindow; ArcGIS/QGIS?

I am using ArcGIS at office for some visualization work, but I feel it kinda dump to performing the same tasks several times for visualizing some data on different maps. I am think of automating it ...
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How to get all the lat/long coords that define a shapefile

I have a Shapefile with several shapes inside it. Using MapWindow I have been able to determine that the shape I need is the one with shapeId 19. As you can probably tell I have very little ...
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Where does "Update measurements" put its updated measurements? (MeemsTools)

I have several .shp files loaded into MapWindows GIS. I go to plug-ins > Meems Tools and click on "UpdateMeasurement Plugin", and it loads. I click on the Update measurements, and in the the Update ...
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Georeferencing help (GeoTiff into MapWindow6)

I'm a newbie with MapWindow6 and I would like to figure out a couple of things. 1 - Whenever I drag and drop a GeoTiff into the map (MapWindow6) I can not see that image at its place, I mean that ...
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How stable is MapWindow on a 64 bit machine

One of my favorite ArcGIS extensions (N_SPECT) is no longer going to be supportd under ArcGIS 10. It will be totally rewritten as a MapWindow plug-in, so I need to get up-to-speed with that in case a ...
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