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A geometric element defined by a pair of x,y coordinates.

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How to move a point on a touch screen using esri map, dojo and javascript

I am new to map development. For touch screen devices, I need to add a point on an ESRI map and then move this point to other location on the map and get its coordinates.
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Calculate the travel time from locations to the closest N points

I want to calculate the travel time (based on walking time) from locations to the closest N points of another dataset. Then I want to create a hull around those N closest points per location Is this ...
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What's the fastest way to convert large csvs to point shapefile

I'm working in QGIS, and my current method to change csvs to shapefiles is to import them to QGIS, right click and save as shapefile. For large CSVs (over 100 million rows) it can take quite some time ...
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Query a different density of points based on zoom level in PostGIS

I have a database (using PostGIS) of a few million points that I load onto an interactive map. Obviously the map can't handle this many points, so I currently restrict it by limiting to the points ...
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Loop distance point PyQGIS

I have a .shp of lines where I'm able to calculate the sum of segments length but I'm trying to put a point at a given distance in meters. The problem is it puts a point at every segment. When I give ...
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Action: Move pointfeature to other layer - Point becomes Multipoint

I'm trying to write an action that moves a pointfeature from one layer to another. It works fine until i try to save the layer with the new feature on. He says he can't save a MULTIPOINT to a point-...
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Distance between points along line

How do I determine the distance between points to the neighbor point that connected via the line(road)? In QGIS 3.8.3 I have tried v.distance and v.net.distance but they do not help. The line(roads) ...
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How to create equidistant points along lines (network)?

I am trying to create points at every X meters along a set of lines that represent a network. As suggested in QChainage doesn't place points evenly along dissolved lines I managed to this ...
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Grouping neighbor points based on field sum in QGIS

I have about 14,000 points. These points have a specific field "time", an integer value, mainly between 1, 2 or 3. I would like to split these 14,000 points into groups based on the "time" field ...
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Create a perpendicular line of points to another line

i have two problems over here. QGIS 1- I need to create a perpendicular line to connect multiple points to multiple lines but these lines have to follow a sequence of column. 2- And these ...
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QGIS: Style Point displacement brings too much together

I want points which are close together, about 10 mm from each other on the printed map or 500m in real world to be arranged in a circle around their center point. In other words I use Point ...
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Modify features not updating on vector layer

I have point vector layer in my application.Now I am trying to modify its coordinates. I am able to do it but its not reflecting on layer. Here is code I am using : var selectInt = new ol.interaction....
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Get Distance between two point on linestring using mysql Spatial

I have a linestring and two point on this linestrin according to my picture i want distance between two point as base of linestring please hellp me
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How to Interpolate very large datasets in QGIS?

I am working with a very large set of point data, (XYAttribute) which I wish to display as a raster. I've been using Interpolate, this is successful but very slow. I have other programmes that ...
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Join .csv file and .shp of georeferenced points

I have georeferenced a map and saved a selection of some points on the map. These points are cities of departure and arrival and I want to join the .shp with a and excel .csv with the information of ...
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How to Batch Change X, Y Coordinate Number in ArcGIS?

I have a huge number of points (100000 points). Some of these have the same x,y coordinates. For example, 50 points are same in x,y then 100 points are same in another x,y coordinates and so on. ...
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Can't find point/polygon intersect using QGIS (Windows only)

Below I describe the method I am using. I have two machines: ubuntu linux, qgis 1.4 - intersection works WIN xp, qgis 1.8 - intersection does not work Hopefully, someone will find what I am doing ...
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Get position/rotation of free labels in QGIS

I want to export the position and rotation of labels with placement "Free" as I need them in Mapbox, which has inferior label placement compared to QGIS. I've tried with various polygon-to-point ...
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Shortest path between start and end point with many other points in between

Sorry if double post, but I haven't found this specific problem in the search function. I want qgis to show me the shortest path (direct) between many points with each point only is hit once. There is ...
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Creating points with linear referencing

I have traffic data that shows tracks that have start and end times (in YYYYMMDD-HHMMSS format) and the speed (m/s) the vehicle was moving. From that I've calculated total traveled distance (m) and ...
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Creating networks and regions KML in R

I have >500 very large KMLs that contains only point data and a reference to a .png pop-up Each KML looks like this <kml xmlns:xsd="http://schemas.opengis.net/kml/2.2.0/ogckml22.xsd" xmlns:xmlns="...
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Qchainage: python error with QGIS 3.2

I get a following python error while working with QChainage-tool in QGIS 3.2. Because of that (assumably) the OK-button is also greyed out. My goal is to retrieve start and end points of line features....
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Attributing Points based on Direction

Using QGIS 2.18.16 I am looking at "renaming" or changing the attributes of points to a unique attribute based on the direction of the points. For example A1, A2, A3, then next row starts over as B1, ...
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Creating a Graph from a lines AND a points shapefile in networkx using read_shp

I am trying to use networkx for analysing networks which I represented in QGIS as a line shapefile and a point shapefile. If I import only the lines shapefile using networkx.read_shp('lines.shp') I ...
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Add polygon attributes to points fails to create layer

I'm trying to add polygon attributes to a point file with a lot (~370,000) of points in QGIS v3.0.0. I first tried using the point sampling tool, which I've used with success pulling the values from ...
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Is there a “Disperse Markers” option in Mapbox GL-JS?

I have used the "Disperse Markers" tool in ArcGIS before, but I am currently working on a project where I am using Mapbox GL-JS to display point data. Many of my points overlap, and I would like them ...
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R coordinates on line nearest to point - multiple points

In R, I have a collection of points (~15,000) within a polygon. For every point, I want to calculate the location on the polygon boundary nearest to the point's location. I'm not bothered about the ...
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R - Spatial Join Between SpatialPoints (GPS coordinates) and SpatialLinesDataFrame

I am working on a university project which combines data science and GIS. We need to find an open-source solution capable of obtaining additional information from a massive GPS coordinates dataset. ...
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Label QGIS points layer with auto incrementing number count from 1

I have imported a CSV layer to my map and want to label the points with a numeric count from 1 upwards, counting just the visible points. I have almost found a way to do this using the ...
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Visualizing Drop Off and Pick Up Points

I've mapped about 10,000 pick up and the corresponding drop off points. I wanted to connect each pick up point to it's respective drop off point with a line. What is the best way to go about doing ...
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Using polygon fill code in PyQGIS?

I am using this code to try fill a polygon with a regular grid of points, however it returns an empty point layer that is not visible on the map. i don't think it is interacting with the polygon layer ...
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Create DEM from either few points or contours without elevation attributes

I have DWG file that contains couple of layers, among others I have "elevations" layer (that consists of only 80 points) and "contours" layer that can be seen on the images below. My goal is to make ...
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Osm2pgrouting - edit final route

I've imported my data to database by osm2pgrouting. This tool created network topology which contains vertices and edges between them. Problem is when I need get route to specific point which is not ...
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How to calculate the distance from the point to the raster' boundary in qgis

As the picture 1 shows,I use the points generate the Voronoi diagrams and change the polygons to the raster.The purpose of me is to calculate the min,max and mean distance from points to the raster'...
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How to import and point sample asc files on QGIS

I am trying to import .asc data into QGIS. These data are produced by the Stage Project in 2000. I want to import it into QGIS to allow me to point sample various climatic variables, especially ...
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Combining points and polygons in Qgis

I´m trying to create a map that can be loaded into the program CityEngine as a shapefile. To create this map I have an excel spreadsheet that includes locations, in longitude and Lattitude, and ...
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Wrap the set of points to the minimum polygon

Given I have a set of points which represents the circles which are intersected. As result I'm trying to receive the boundary which represent the polygon which wraps all circles. Please take a look ...
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QGIS point displacement does not work as intended

Maybe I made a mistake, but I can't get it working. I have a CSV file with species-sightings and lot of them at the same locations. So to show all species I need to use point displacement. If I choose ...
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Algorithm to simplify a Polygon/Series of Points to a given number of Points

I have a polygon (or let's call it just a series of points). I want to simplify it (reduce the amount of points) to a given number of points. Currently I use Douglas Peucker and try to guess the ...
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How do I merge a point attribute table to a polygon attribute table in QGIS or GRASS?

I have a point layer containing the following data: I want the following polygon areas to be added to the point attribute table as all the points occur inside the various features of the polygon ...
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Shortest path tool failed in QGIS

I'm trying to find the shortest path between two points (green and red points) on a road layer using QGIS 2.12.3. The roads layer has appropriate CRS. Before sign the "start" and "end" points I ...
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Creating Point Grid over selected polygon using OpenLayers 3?

I am trying to create an equally spaced grid of points. But these points must only be on land. I was using the polygon overlay of countries to see if I can use that as a mask. I have also tried ...
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Colliding labels for point features in QGIS

I have a layer (point features) containing various points of interest (POIs), some of them have the exact same location. I would like to map these POIs and add a label showing their names. However, ...
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Equal distance points on polylines

In QGIS 2.10.1 I want to create a point layer out of my polyline shapefile and all the points shall have a fixed distance (in meters) while I use WGS84 as coordinate system. So what do I use for this? ...
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Why does the “local maxima” module in SAGA GIS put so many “maxima” points on lakes and plains?

SAGA GIS puts too many maxima points on plains and lakes. Why does it happen? Is there a way to avoid this? It's not really a big problem (the value is correct) except for the size of the SHP files in ...
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Geotagging photos with Point Shape via Time Stamp

I have waypoints which I marked with a GPS device - unfortunately no track/route. And I have photos which I took at the same day. Now I want to interpolate the points to line and use this line to ...
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Extracting outtermost points from a irregular grid of points

Good day to all, I am using Arcmap 9.3, and would like to remove all points inside an irregularly placed grid, except the outermost (boundary) points. For example, I would like to keep the black dots,...
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How to show coincident point with different symbology in webgis?

our team have develop an webgis using ArcGIS silverlight API 3.1 .we have some points in database.These points are save in a table in sql server 2008R2 not in Geodatabase.The points have same ...
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What is an Orphan point?

MY apologizes about the next doubt, but I can't understand what is an orphan point. I am using QGIS with a module to apply the Linear Reference System (the module is called "LRS"). During the ...
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Update PG table setting an area_id

I have a table with lots of points which I'd like to update and set a consecutive area_id to every point "group". I define a point "group" as points that are within a 500 meters radius. The raw table ...