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OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, Bing Maps layers and more basemaps for qgis

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how to load the QGIS openlayers_plugin in standalone python script (not the QGIS embedded python console)

if I try to load the openlayers plugin in a standalone application it always fails with False, although paths are set, and plugin shows available. (tested on Ubuntu 14.04, QGIS 2.4, python-2.7) #!/...
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Vector points from CSV file wrong location in QGIS

I am using QGIS 1.8 (I know old version), and uploaded a CSV file with coordinates. The underlying base map is from Google, using the OpenLayers plugin. This base map uses WGS84-EPSG:3857, and my ...
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OpenLayers does not appear in the QGIS plugin menu [duplicate]

I have installed the OpenLayers QGIS plugin, which features external map layers in QGIS. Quoting the official page: OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, Bing Maps layers and more In QGIS, it seems that the ...
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Where is the OpenLayers Plugin in QGIS 2.4? [duplicate]

I want to do a really simple thing: add OpenLayers/Google Maps basemap as WMS layers. I found this answer: How to add Basemaps from Google or Bing in QGIS? I installed the OpenLayers plugin, ...
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OpenStreetView or points from CSV but not both showing?

I'm using QGIS on Mac (most recent version) and am trying to map coordinates from a csv file. When I import the file normally without having any base map, the coordinates how up distributed like I ...
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USA County level, detailed OpenStreetMap basemap in tiff?

Is there any way to get detailed (close zoom) OSM tiffs at the county level in the USA? I would like to use them as basemaps for a class I am teaching in GIS, using QGIS. I know about (and love) the ...
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kml does not overlay correctly in QGIS

In QGIS, when I insert a kml contour that was created in Google Earth, it appears misaligned in respect to all the other layers. Note in this image how the red contour is moved upwards with respect ...
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Reprojected Shapefile does not align with OpenLayers Plugin [closed]

I am based in NSW, Australia. I have a shapefile that when I underlay with the OpenLayers plugin (Google satellite), the shapefile is skewed despite all my efforts to correct it. I changed the ...
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How to measure correct distances in a project with OpenLayers background?

I have 3 lat/long points as follows: A = {35.257246,139.721256} B = {35.256541,139.721491} C = {35.256326,139.7203271} 1) Measurement result by Movable Type Scripts: By using the distance ...
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Is MapProxy and Google's Static Maps API a possible alternative to the QGIS Openlayers plugin?

I've been looking for an alternative to the openlayers plugin as a means of adding imagery basemaps to QGIS. The plugin is great but there's a bug when exporting basemaps via QGIS map composer that ...
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Cannot see OpenLayers under Plugin in QGIS?

Although I have installed the OpenLayers plugin in QGIS 2.4, I cannot see it in the list when I click on Plugins. Does anyone else have this issue?
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Problems with the Clip and Intersect tool

I am having a problem with the clip and the intersect tool on QGIS Valmiera. I have a large vector map of sublocations of a country and am trying to clip them to a district level since I do not need ...
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OpenLayersPlugin doesn't not load anything

I have some issues with the OpenLayers Plugin. I have already installed the plugin, though when i choose to add for example the google hybrid layer or anything else it doesn't do anything, just that ...
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How to install QGIS 2.2 instead of 2.4 to get a working OpenLayers plugin again?

I use ubuntu . I don't know how to return installed qgis 2.2 I try uninstall qgis 2.4 and try find how to install old version qgis 2.2 Please .. tell me how to install old version qgis 2.2 for ubunut ...
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Accessing OpenLayers on “Manage and Install Plugins”

I am a new QGIS user and I am trying to add the OpenLayers plugins. I went into 'Manage and Install Plugins', and made sure I had the 'All' tab selected. However, whenever I try to search for the ...
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Issue loading layer from OpenLayers plugin in QGIS

I installed the OpenLayers plugin in QGIS and tried to load one of the layers. Regardless of which layer I try to load, I am getting an error message. See example: Does anyone know how to resolve ...
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OpenLayers Plugin with on-thy-fly-transformation causes wrong coordinates

I am using the OpenLayers Plugin with the maps from Google Satellite. In Qgis I have chosen on-the-fly-transformation into WGS 84. But the WGS 84 coordinates in Qgis are now 0.15 degrees further E ...
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QGIS 2.2 Openlayers Plugin shift between shapefile and base layer for large format [duplicate]

I am attempting to create a 24x36 map of New York City, and overlay it with a shapefile from City Planning. I'm using the Openlayers plugin, and I've tried all of the different types of base street ...
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OpenLayers plugin in QGIS, error in projection 3857 Pseudo Mercator

I'm using QGIS plugin OpenLayers to set the background of Google satellite under my vector layer. However, even if I project my layers as EPSG:3857 (the default and only possible projection for ...
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Problems adding OSM layer

I installed OpenLayers plugin successfully in QGIS 2.2 Valmiera, but when I add OpenStreetMap layer, the following error message appeared as a Python error popup window: An error has occurred while ...
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How to increase label size of OpenLayers plugin basemap layers?

For QGIS 2.2.0-Valmiera, how does one increase the label size of OpenStreetMap layer or any other basemap layer? Presently the labels are way too small to read. For example, I find that for the same ...
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How to fetch openlayers layers from pyqgis? [duplicate]

My objective is to fetch maps provided by openLayers, as in openLayers_plugin, from a stand alone python script. I would like to get it superposed to my shp file. As can be read on http://www.qgis....
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How to know the date when an image has been capturing on Google Hybrid QGIS?

How can I know precisly the date of different Google Hybrid pictures used in my project in QGIS?
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How to capture contour lines from OSM cycle map as vector?

In QGIS, there is a plugin to insert a OSM cycle map layer, that brings as an image from http. But I can't convert this OSM Plugin layer to a raster image. I can't even imagine how to get the contour ...
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Add Custom Data to OpenLayers Plugin for QGIS

Is there a way to add custom data to the OpenLayers plugin for QGIS? I have tiled data using Map Tiler, which has produced my zoom levels, and an OpenLayers.html. I am hosting it internally on our ...
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Changing CRS for basemap from OpenLayers plugin

I'm working on plotting data from NYC (Queens, specifically) and I would like to overlay my heatmap on a basemap from the OpenLayers plugin to show the location of streets, parks, etc. Because I'm ...
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How to hide grid's labels when zooming out?

I have used polygon grid layer on my map, and I used to label the layer with ID automatically, and the result was convenient for me: But when I zoomed out, the labels didn't hide at all! and they ...
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OpenLayers and OSGB 1936 (CRS 27700)

I've been working with loads of shapefiles projected according to OSGB 1936 (CRS 27700). The project CRS is set to EPSG:27700 and "On the fly reprojection" to EPSG:27700 is set (I keep this as a ...
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OpenLayers map not loading [closed]

OpenLayers Plugin is installed correctly but when I add a layer I get following message. (CRS is on Pseudo Mercator) Can anyone help me out? An error has occurred while executing Python code: ...
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Does a Google Earth Pro licence allow you to export geo-referenced satellite images for use in other GIS software?

I'm considering purchasing Google Earth Pro so that I can use satellite images in commercial reports. I wasted my trial period however, and I don't know whether I can export geo-referenced images ...
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Distorted Google Maps layer in pdf export from QGIS 2.0.1

Export of a map from QGIS 2.0.1 Composer to pdf results in distortion (changed scale) of Google map layer. Why?
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What might cause OpenLayers plugin to hang on windows 8.1?

I'm trying to add OpenStreetMap layer to the map through OpenLayers plugin and then application hangs. The problem occures on Windows 8.1 QGIS 2.0.1. On Windows 7 everything works correct. Does anyone ...
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QGIS image export changes the map center and scale [duplicate]

I've been trying to export a few map layers using QGIS print composer. First, I loaded the layers and opened the composer using Project -> New Print Composer: Gave it a proper name: Added a new ...
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Getting Google satellite images (via plugin) to behave well in QGIS with map created with different CRS [duplicate]

How to get Google satellite images (via the plugin) to behave well in QGIS with a map created with a difference CRS? I have a problem using the Google Image layer plug in - at some scales, it won’t ...
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Python error with OpenLayers plugin QGIS 2

I've been using QGIS for a while but since using QGIS 2 the OpenLayers plugin doesn't work for me on my home PC. However, I have installed the same version at my workplace with success. I have looked ...
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why are my buffers not lining up with their original points despite setting the layer crs as all the same crs when I reopen my project [closed]

I am having my entire project in pseduo mercator (google earth raster image) and when I create buffers for points and then open back up my project all the buffers are offset from their points. ...
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style manipulation using Google Earth api

I am creating data in QGIS and then serving it using GeoServer and displaying using the Google Earth api. Is there any way to access the styles using a JavaScript api and alter the look and feel of my ...
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OpenLayers from behind a proxy

I'm trying to get the QGIS OpenLayers plug-in to work from behind a proxy. I've set up all my proxy details and this has had the effect of allowing QGIS's Manage & Install Plug-Ins tool to work ...
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How do I clip OSM basemap with a polygon?

I've created a map in qgis 2.0. The map uses the OpenLayers plug-in to add the OSM layer as a basemap. I would like to restrict the basemap to be visible only inside a given polygon defined in a ...
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Problem in calculating length

I am digitizing road line in India using the OpenLayers plugin. When I calculate the length of line using the field calculator it gives me the result in millimetre. I thought it is the projection ...
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Coordinates system in degrees in plugins for QGIS

After adding a vector layer of coordinates of settlements of a part of the world INTO QGIS 1.8, I wish to add a topographic or other nice looking, colored map. Trying plugins like maps from Google ...
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Using Custom Source for QGIS OpenLayers Plugin

I'm using a Custom Map Source for MOBAC that is based on a beanshell script (see below) which renders perfectly in MOBAC. Now, I'd be keen to do the same in QGIS and wonder if it is possible to ...
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Georeference to UTM projection using openlayers plugin in QGIS

I have some aerial imagery that I need to georeference using QGIS into a UTM projection. In order to do this I need a basemap layer for the reference points. The openlayers plugin could work great ...
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Python error message with OpenLayers Plugin

I have just recently downloaded QGIS version 1.9.90-Alpha, Alpha, 5155176. I then went to install the OpenLayers plugin. That successfully downloaded and installed, or so I thought, but when I went ...
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Making transparent layers with Google Earth layer

I managed to get Google Earth layer, but when I add my GPS gpx files, all are hidden under the Google map... How to put them onto Google Earth layer?
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Mapquest in Qgis, why the blur?

I'm trying to do a simple map in Qgis using mapquest has background. I have read that and followed the scale values but even while using those, I get some bad blur on my map. I can't figure out to do ...
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OpenLayers plugin, project CRS and grids in Composer

Apologies in advance for the potential for this to be a duplicate question, I've had a good look, and I can't see a solution that I understand well enough to help me. I have my project CRS set to a ...
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How to match a shapefile with seconds as units with other layers

I have some shapefile in coordinate seconds (longitude & latitude multiplied by 3600). I have open Google street layer by OpenLayers plugin in QGIS. How to match my shapefile with Google street ...
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How to match Google, OpenLayers and shapefile data?

I've installed OpenLayers plugin and opened Google satellite layer in QGIS. For a point in Beijing china, it's shown as 12961957,4852605 coordinate in blue status bar, and it should be 116.33710,39....
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Ubuntu Raring - OpenLayers Plugin 1.8 or 1.9 Master

Relative newbie to Ubuntu and QGIS. Many questions are posted relating to the OpenLayers plugin. It works fine in windows but I cannot get it to work or even appear in either 1.8 or 1.9. The "fetch ...