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MMQGIS is a set of Python plugins for manipulating vector map layers

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QGIS geocoding with MMQGIS via OpenStreetMap finds almost no adresses

I have a testfile with 29 hospitals in Germany and their addresses (there are coordinates in the datafile, but I would only like to use this file for testing MMQGIS.) and I would like to use the ...
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MMQGIS Geocoder: Japanese addresses not being geocoded

I have a handful of Japanese addresses, and not one of them are being geocoded in the latest version of QGIS (v. 3.22). It's probably because I'm not typing them in correctly. That being said, how ...
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Plugin MMQGIS thickness

I have a problem using the MMQGIS plugin. I try to export a layer to KML format using the plugin. I can run the process, however when I open it in Google Earth the line thickness is 5.0 which is a ...
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MMQGIS Plugin returns 0 geocoded in QGIS

I have a geocoding problem using the MMQGIS Plugin to perform geocoding analysis So far, I successfully geocoded about 130.000 enterprises and once at suddenly, MMQGIS Plugin just started to return 0 ...
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How do I prevent MMQGIS from escaping the carriage returns inside my fields?

I style my maps inside qgis then export them to KML using the mmqgis tool to be viewed on Google Earth. When I do this, I use MMQGIS's "Custom HTML" option for styling the display of fields ...
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How do I control exporting a shapefile to KML by a specific attribute?

I am working in QGIS with a very large file - over 10,000 records, sorted into 1100+ groupings. It needs to be exported to KML and display in Google Earth - I'm using MMGIS to do this. I would like it ...
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Snapping a point to a unique hexagon in QGIS

I created a grid of hexagons in QGIS using MMQGIS. I have a set of points and I want to match each with a unique hexagon. No hexagon should have more than 1 point assigned. Is there a way that I can ...
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How to export a grid layer to google earth as boxes

I have a grid made using MMQGIS which I want to label box-wise (custom and non-consecutively) and export to kml to use in Google Earth using the same labelled boxes. If I export kml normally I get ...
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Using the same file name as input layer in MMQGIS KML Export

I have a bulk of data, which I would like to export as the KML file by using the MMQGIS plugin. Everything is fine with the plugin, but I am wondering about auto-change the output file name, which ...
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Empty result when geocoding address in Sweden using MMQGIS

I am trying to geocode an address in QGIS. I am aware of the MMQGIS Plugin and I have been trying to use that. The dialogue window appears as though it is catered to US addresses as it contains a ...
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Failure creating output file: (OGR error: file location not a directory)

I am using the MMQGIS plugin to join sets of data on QGIS. I have been failing to do this for days on account of the output file location being rejected. This error message appears: Failure creating ...
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OGR error: file location not a directory [closed]

I have an Excel file that I converted to CSV. Then I used MMQGIS to geocode CSV with web service. Then I use the OpenStreetMap as the type of web service. I make sure the to be converted file is going ...
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MMQGIS export shapefile to KML not working, error message: 'Unknown geometry type 0'. But Point data being used?

I'm trying to convert a shapefile (created from a CSV) to a KML using the MMQGIS Plugin (as I want to show styling by attributes on Google Earth.) However, when clicking 'apply' it says 'Unknown ...
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Geocoding with MMQGIS creates empty attribute table from CSV file

I need to geocode an Excel file of addresses in Greece ("number", "name", "address", "city", "country" are my columns) using MMQGIS with OpenStreetMap....
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Making animation in QGIS

I wanted to create an animation video in QGIS. I had tried the Time Manager and MMQGIS plugins. But I was not possible. The animation should goes like this: Suppose I have 4 points location points ...
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MMQGIS is getting exponentially slower

I'm trying to geocode about 250k addresses and after. Several crashes later I split the file into several smaller files. I even created a test file of 4 known addresses to check if it's functioning ...
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Using MMQGIS to create internal buffers

I am new to QGIS. I need to create both interior and exterior buffers around a country border, however MMQGIS does not allow me to create a buffer that is, for example, -10 km from the border. Now I'm ...
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MMQGIS is not geocoding my CSV

I have a CSV, encoded in utf-8, that I'm trying to geocode: When I run the MMQGIS geocoder, it doesn't encode anything. It doesn't give me an error-- it just says "Geocoded 0 of 49". How can I ...
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MMQGIS - Failure conneting to API (WinError 10061)

After setting up the the Geocode/Geocode CSV with Google/OpenStreetMap I get the following error: My .csv is set up in UTF-8; QGIS release is 3.14 Madeira. Any ideas what is causing the ...
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MMQGIS plugin in QGIS 3.10 Mac version?

I'm new to QGIS. I'm interested in geocoding addressed and have seen from research that the MMQGIS plugin is a great resource. I do not see this as a preloaded plugin (most references online ...
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Why do I get the same error code when Geocoding?

Whenever I use the 'MMQGIS' plug in to 'Geocode' a CSV file containing postcodes to get the longitude and latitude which will enable me to plot the locations as a layer on QGIS, it always come up with ...
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Failure connecting to API - Geocoding using MMQGIS

I'm very new to GIS and am trying to geocode a list of addresses of some OpenData in QGIS using MMQGIS....however when I go to run MMQGIS Geocode function with my .csv. I keep getting this error and ...
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Finding movement starting points in QGIS

I have multiple csv files (24+) with objects categorized by IDs, with their latitude and longitude, and timestamp. Each csv with a different timestamp specified in a column. There are multiple rows ...
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MMQGIS SSL Certificate Verify Failed

I am new to coding with QGIS. However, when trying to geocode with MMQGIS I am confronted with: Failure connecting to API: urlopen error [SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify ...
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Error while exporting geometry to CSV with MMQGIS

I am importing a DIVA-GIS shapefile into QGIS. It has a lot of polygons on it. My aim is to group different groups of polygons together and dissolve their internal boundaries so that I end up with ...
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MMQGIS Geocoding Certificate Error

I am trying to geocode a couple of addresses, but I keep getting a "failure to connecting to API" error. I received my API key from signing up with Thunderforest, and I also installed certificates ...
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MMQGIS Plugin dropdown/icon not appear (QGIS 3.4) [closed]

I am on the latest LTR for QGIS (3.4) and have installed the MMQGIS plugin. In the older version of QGIS (2.18) this caused a dropdown menu to appear on the top menu bar. However, there is no dropdown ...
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UnboundLocalError: local variable 'attributes' referenced before assignment [closed]

When trying to 'Geocode' a CSV file I receive this answer: UnboundLocalError: local variable 'attributes' referenced before assignment Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/user/.local/...
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No options for "Print layout" while animating lines with mmqgis

I am trying to use the mmqgis animate lines tool to animate some lines. But for some reason the dialogue box has the "print layout" section greyed out. The line layer is called 'POC 3 to POC 4 shape',...
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Identifying grid number by lat, long

I have created a 1km * 1km grid in QGIS using the MMQGIS plugin and below is a sample of shp@data and the layer Is there a way to do a spatial join on the grid created? I assume some grids should ...
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Subdividing square buffer in sub-units using QGIS? [closed]

I've been trying for a while now to create a grid inside a square buffer, so that it can be divided into a pre-defined number of sub-units. Creating a grid that covers the whole area is not ideal ...
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MMQGIS doesnt recognize header columns

When I try the geocoding function in QGIS plugin mmqgis it doesn´t recognize my columns headers and when I try to fill in the fields, it only recognizes the whole The CSV has around 200 entries. ...
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MMQGIS Python Error Message: "Null geometry cannot be converted to a point"

Sorry in advance: I'm a newb... I have a shapefile layer that I created from a CSV; I want to create a buffer for each point with MMQGIS. I did so successfully with a similar dataset using the same ...
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Why does QGIS / MMQGIS / Geocoding always show a connection error to Google Maps although I want to use Nominatim?

I am currently trying to geocode addresses from a CSV file using QGIS (2.18.22) via MMQGIS (2018.1.2) and the Nominatim Geocoder. Unfortunately there is always a strange error. Why does Nominatim ...
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Preventing Excel auto-formatting fractions when exporting from MMQGIS

I export cable sizes from QGIS via MMQGIS to an excel csv. I have issues with Excel changing values such as "4/0" and "1/0" to dates when I open the exported table. Anyone know of a way to prevent ...
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How to fix the geocode error: UnicodeEncodeError ascii codec can't encode character ufeff and xfc

I'm struggling with geocoding on QGIS3 on a Mac 10.14.1. When I try to import a CSV file from Excel via MMQGIS->Geocode->Geocode CSV with Google/Open Street Map, I get the error: My guess is that ...
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MMQGIS Geocode is failing in QGIS 3

I am facing troubles geocoding the CSV file in QGIS 3 with MMQGIS (OpenStreetMap). Images below are showing my workflow and the problem that I am encountering. I am getting the following error: ...
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Geocoding large amount of postcodes crashing in MMQGIS

I have 14,000 observations I am geocoding to postcodes around London and surrounding areas. I have 2 files - London postcodes and Britain postcodes. Around 2,000 postcodes fall outside of London so ...
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Using MMQGIS to create accurate buffers?

I have read in several places that the best way to create a buffer around a vector point is using the MMQGIS plugin. I want to create buffers in London locations within a few metres of each other ...
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Geocoding adresses with QGIS [duplicate]

I want to transform about 750 addresses into geocoded points. I´ve tried the plugins MMQGIS (Geocode) and Geopunt4Qgis but none of the things I´ve tried worked. Maybe its because the addresses are ...
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Nearest Neighbour Analysis Or NN join

I have two Layer in my Project 1) Voronoi Layer which is constructed on point Layer 2) Building Layers which is represented as Polygon. The goal is to find the nearest node for every polygon (...
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SSL error message using MMQGIS and Google Geocoding API

I have a large batch of about 9000 addresses that require geocoding. I've read most of the documentation, and have sectioned my data into chunks of 1000 to geocode using QGIS's MMQGIS Plugin. I also ...
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Cannot get Not Installed Plugins in QGIS 2.18

I tried looking for Not Installed plugins but they do not show up on QGIS version 2.18. Under Plugin Settings, QGIS official plugin repository is shown as unavailable. When reloading nothing happens. ...
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Geocoding error MMQGIS plug-in on QGIS 3

Using the mmqgis plug-in for QGIS 3, I tried to geocode some addresses, but get the following error: "Failure connecting to maps.googleapis.com: I am doing the following: MMQGIS tab -> Geocode CSV ...
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Where is uninstalled plugin tab in Plugin window of QGIS?

I was trying to install mmqgis plugin for QGIS 2.18. However, i cannot see the 'uninstalled' tab in the plugin window. I need help on: how to fix this issue? how to install MMQGIS plugin?
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QGIS 3.0 - MMQGIS - Geocode. Inconsistent results

I have a .csv file I am trying to geocode using the "Geocode CSV with Google/Open Streetmap" tool in MMQGIS and I am getting inconsistent results using the exact same file with the exact same ...
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Python Error; 'Charmap codec can't encode character '\ufeff' in position 0'

Please help with this error when trying to use MMQGIS plugin.
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Merging hexagons in layer to create multiple polygons of equal size using QGIS?

I'm trying to create a hexagon cartogram of electoral constituencies for Pakistan in QGIS. I've got a shapefile of Pakistan's boundaries and I've loaded a layer of overlapping hexagons on top using ...
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MMQGIS geocoding location error in QGIS 2.18

I´m getting a locational error during the process of geocoding a csv file (with 3 records) with MMQGIS in QGIS 2.18. The error is that the geocoding result are in the same locational place. I ...
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Finding closest street name from point using MMQGIS?

I got a list of points spread over a city and their coordinates. I'd like to find out the name of the closest address (or at least street) from each point. I downloaded the plugin MMQGIS which allow ...
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