Questions tagged [points-to-line]

Process that generates line(s) from individual points.

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Transforming points in CSV to linestring / polyline in QGIS

I have "BeginLat", "BeginLon", "EndLat" and "EndLon" as under in a CSV-file I am trying to import it as a line string but I cant. I tried to import using 'Create a Layer from a Delimited Text File', ...
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Create a path from a point in QGIS

I have layer of points of which I need to build lines. Points to path function doesn't suit me. I have data on time, but it does not reflect the order of connection that I need. I need to connect them ...
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QGIS Points to Path tool checkbox option - where did it go?

Back in late 2017, I made considerable use of the Points to Paths tool. I forget which QGIS version I was using, but it was most likely 2.x, probably 2.14. According to my memory and notes from the ...
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Distance between point and line layers & spatial index issue

I am trying to compute on QGIS the distance from some clusters (ie points) to their closest road (ie lines); no need for all combinations, just the distance from each cluster to the closest road. To ...
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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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Point layer to route

So, in QGIS I'm trying to apply the script "Point layer to route". (See this website for a general idea about the script: http://anitagraser.com/2013/10/19/a-routing-script-for-the-processing-...
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Using NNjoin tool for closest distance between multiple points and multilinestring

When I use the NNjoin tool to compute the distance between points (from an CSV file) and a multilinestring (from a shapefile) the tool creates the new layer, but in this new layer it does not take ...
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How to generate road curvature from the Points to path tool in QGIS?

I have been working on a project and I have used the "Points to path" tool in the processing toolbox to connect multiple points up along a route on the road network. However, when processing this ...
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Improve visual appearance of line of points

Arcgis 10.5 I have a point shape representing a river system. It is points, not a line, because of the mathematical calculations I had to do beforehand. In close it looks like this (the actual river ...
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Finding layout of points on road?

The problem I'm trying to solve is finding layout of street lights on a street. The street lights can be arranged in the following layout: one-side, two-side opposite, staggered, or median, etc. as ...
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Auto-populate “from” and “to” attribute fields of line layer with Unique IDs of points from point layer?

I have a line layer where each line segment is snapped to 2 of the points from our point layer in QGIS. Each point has a Unique ID which I need to carry over automatically to a "from_point" field and ...
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Obtaining Orientation of Points to Another Layer?

I have a vector layer with points denoting receptors. I have a second vector layer (polygon) delineating a site boundary. Utilizing QGIS v2.14, I am looking for a method to get the orientation of the ...
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Creating curved lines between two points in QGIS

I am trying to create curved lines between two point in QGIS. There are a few posts that show how to create these lines (hyperlinks below). However, I am having trouble executing the code in QGIS. ...
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Points to path and Reprojecting

My dataset contains the beginning and ending points of certain street segments in a city. I used Points to Path to create a line between the two. What I want to do is use Points along geometry to ...
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create a 3D line from 3D points in Arcgis

I have a large amount of 3D points that represent several (separate) linear elements. This means that these points partly have the similar/(same) x,y - coordinates and differ only in the height (z) (...
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Line to points R

I am trying to convert a polyline to a series of points. My polyline is a simple shapefile. So far I have used the command below which does a great job in converting my line to a bunch of points. ...
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ArcGIS Pro: Points to Line will not accept point feature class

I'm trying to make a graphic for a presentation where multiple points are connected to a single origin (hub and spokes). I initially had over a thousand spoke end points but many of them were ...
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Creating many lines from point feature using ArcGIS Desktop?

I would like to create many line from a point feature, or a table (I created the feature with 'Display XY Data'). I was using 'points to line', but it works only for a single line. In the point ...
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Calculate distance covered by points in a shapefile

Is there a way to calculate the total distance covered by thousands of points in a shapefile in ArcMap 10.4 or possibly ArcPro? I am trying to apply a buffer for each point, then dissolve and find the ...
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Points to line accuracy concerns in ArcMap

I have a csv of a GPS trace with lat-longs that I want to convert into a line so I can measure the distance. My workflow was as follows: 1) Import csv into ArcMap 10.4 2) Convert latlongs to points ...
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In ArcMap, when I use PointsToLine in ArcToolbox, error appears

In ArcMap, I open the Python window and print some codes as followed: import arcpy arcpy.env.workspace = "C:/data" arcpy.PointsToLine_management("calibration_points.shp", ...
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Connect two points with fixed longitudinal slope over DEM - QGIS

Is it possible to connect two points with fixed longitudinal slope over DEM terrain or connect points with maximum longitudinal slope? Make road line between two point, for example 7% or make it with ...
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CSV attribute table to polyline shapefile

I have a .csv file that is an exported attribute table that I would like to reconstruct as a polyline shapefile (for reasons beyond my control I cannot access the original shapefile from which the ....
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Convert Points into Lines and adding Average Z value for line attribute

At the moment I am working with a lot of Point data. The Point Data has X Y and Z Columns. I would like to convert this into line feature Because there are multiply points in the line feature I ...