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What are the vectors inside a shapefile?

I have downloaded a shapefile "NT_SurfaceWater_Area.shp" from the UK Ordnance Survey and I have loaded it into R and can plot it. But, unlike other examples of shapefile which I've seen ...
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Strange coordinate shift between small-scale and large-scale Ordnance Survey vector data sets (Strategi vs. OpenMap Local/VectorMap District)

I'm trying to combine data from Ordnance Survey's small-scale Strategi data set with some of their large-scale OpenData data sets (in particular OS Open Map Local and OS VectorMap District) to fill in ...
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QGIS DTM loading error

I have downloaded a full set of text DTM's for Northern Ireland from OSNI Open Data, but when I load them into QGIS, some of them do not appear. When I try to load the missing files, I get an error ...
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Working with tiled datasets in QGIS 2.18?

I have datasets (OS Opendata to be precise) which are broken down into tiles, for some data as small as one square km. I'm creating maps from these datasets and I wanted to know if there was a ...
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Can you create a virtual vector from zipped Ordnance Survey Open Names?

Ordnance Survey Open Names data comes as a zipped directory containing header-less CSVs for each 10km OS Grid square. The headers are in another, one line CSV. The data contains various attributes and ...
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MapServer - Os Open Data - Tutorial

I have recently received my OS OpenData discs from Ordnance Survey, and for the last two evening tried to get this data into MapServer for ultimate use as a WMS for OpenLayers. Safe to say I have ...
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Missing Scottish Administrative Data in OS Opendata sets

I'm not sure if this forum is really the correct place to ask, but impertinence would lead me to believe that there may be some one on here that may know the answer. I'm using the Ordnance Survey Open ...
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Problem loading OS OpenData multipoint shapefile into PostGIS

I am trying to load the OS OpenData Strategi shapefile dataset into a PostGIS database. I have had no problems with the polyline and polygon shapefiles, but I am unable to get the point shapefiles to ...
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Direction on OS Meridian data

I've been looking to use the Ordanance Survey's Meridian data (part of the their OpenData suite) for doing vehicle routing. Whilst I can infer road class from the NUMBER property on each polyline, I ...
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What are the licence limitations on the free Ordnance Survey (OS) data sets?

The OS has some “free” map data, but what am I allowed to use it for?
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