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Exporting separate files of streets from MID/MID which cover district

I have MID/MIF that describes 80 streets of the district and I want to have separate pairs of MID/MID for each street from the original MID/MID. I can save a copy of district MID/MID and delete all ...
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Importing features from MIF-file without their prefiltering

I wanted to import a MIF layer into QGIS and found out in the attribute table that it was already "prefiltered", meaning that from a total of 7,000 features it was filtered to around 60. I ...
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Convert MIF and MID files into postgis tables

I have tables like this: CREATE TABLE postcode_area_boundaries ( ogc_fid INTEGER, wkb_geometry GEOMETRY(MultiPolygon,3857), postarea VARCHAR(2), area_km DOUBLE PRECISION, area_mi ...
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Loading Australian Electoral Commission data (MIF/MID) into QGIS for Ubuntu?

I have installed QGIS for Ubuntu (linux) and downloaded some GIS electoral data from the AEC. When I try to open the files (they have MID and MIF extensions), the application does not recognise the ...
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Convert SHP to MIF/MID

I am new to GIS and QGIS software. is there a batch convert function to convert shape files to mif/mid files? I can do this individually but is time consuming? I have seen similar functions on here ...
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Why is shapefile not recognised by Mason?

I have a shapefile of an Ordnance Survey Mastermap ITN road network that I am trying to load into an agent-based modelling software called Mason. When I try to run my model I get the following error: ...
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ogr2ogr from MIF to KML including MID generating split kmls

I have a set of MIF and MID files that I would like to translate to KML. I used ogr2ogr to transform the MIF into one big KML which worked ok like so: ogr2ogr -f "KML" geo-kml geo-mif I have two ...
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ogr2ogr MIF to KML fails on writing kml in linux

I have multiple MIF files which I would like to translate to KML format. ogr2ogr -f "KML" geo-mif geo-kml FAILURE: Unable to open datasource `geo-kml' with the following drivers. It seems ...
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GPS Coordinate Handling

I have a text file with consecutive coordinates of gps data for ongoing and incoming route(on Same road). i want to convert them in line format. how can i normalise those extra coordinate so that i ...
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ogrinfo returns a negative coordinate for extent of mif data file

I'm trying to get the extent of a MIF file using ogrinfo. The MIF file is supposed to be in epsg:23030 projection. This is: PROJCS["ED50 / UTM zone 30N", GEOGCS["ED50", DATUM["...
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Driver error when converting MapInfo file to Shapefile with ogr2ogr

I am trying to convert a MapInfo file to an ESRI shapefile using GDAL's ogr2ogr command as described here, but I am getting the following error: FAILURE: Unable to open datasource `Iceland2pts.mif' ...
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What can I use to read MapInfo files in Java?

I want to read MapInfo files using Java. Before I used geotools for this but now I have problems with the GDAL library in Win7x64. Can i find geotools or gdal only for Java? To it not usede gdal's ...
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Opening layers with multiple geometry types in QGIS

I recently had some difficulties opening some MapInfo TAB vector layers in QGIS because each MapInfo layer contained two different geometry types: point and line. The MapInfo layers had originally ...
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How to recreate Mapinfo labels in QGIS?

I try to convert a mapinfo tab-file containing textobjects wich are positioned and rotated in mapinfo into a shapefile or something similar without loosing all information. All information is located ...
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