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a flat geometric shape with four right (90°) angles and four sides, where a pair of opposite sides have equal length

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Find a rectangle created with the Rectangle, Oval, Diamond tool with QGIS 3.24

I have created a rectangle (with QGIS 3.24) in the same repository as my project but I can't find it when I close the window that allowed me to create it. When I try to refocus on it (with the ...
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Draw polygon with specific dimensions [closed]

I'm a beginner with QGIS, and I'm trying to draw a polygon that is 10m x 10m with 90 degree angles placed along a line, and centred around a point on that line. I don't know what projection to use (I'...
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Finding features with equal distance for houses in archaeological data using QGIS [closed]

My goal is to find house sketches in archaeological data. I have a shapefile from an excavation where all the archaeological features, mainly pits are measured as polygons. The polygons have different ...
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Resizing rectangle by dragging one side and retaining all right angles using QGIS

I cannot resize a rectangle polygon feature in QGIS in a way that retains right angles on all the vertices. There does seem to be an “intent” for this capability to exist via the “snap to common angle”...
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Making a rectangular vector shapefile that is a perfect square in QGIS

I'm having trouble making a square vector shapefile, using "Make Rectangle from Extent" (or anything really). I've googled for hours, regrettably the older plugins aren't compatible and of ...
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Generating rectangle centered by point in QGIS

I have a layer which contains points. The layer has "height" and "width" attributes. I need rectangles around those points, but a point should be in the center of the related ...
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How to draw rectangle from the ReactBounds using OpenLayers

I am looking for an solution where I can draw the rectangle with the reactbonds I have found the solution one but its a legacy version of the OL. I have react bonds as  ["-1535320.98225989", ...
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Fitting rectangle with maximum area inside polygon in PostGIS

I am looking to fit a rectangle inside a polygon which would have the maximum area for the rectangle. I tried using ST_OrientedEnvelope(geom) but this would give the rectangle fitted outside the ...
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Determining rotation of rectangle features for Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to generate a large number of plans using the Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS Desktop. I have created an index layer comprising a series of rectangle features that correspond to set scales ...
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Creating a Construction Tools Rectangle Template

I am working on a project that requires me to place hundreds of 20x20 ft squares as polygons in a feature class. Right now I am manually making them by entering height and width values. I am wondering ...
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Shape Digitizing toolbar in QGIS 2.10.1 [duplicate]

How to draw rectangle with Shape Digitizing toolbar in QGIS 2.10.1?
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Generating defined rectangles (size, position) as a new shapefile layer in distance to specific points from another shapefile layer in QGIS

I'm familiar with the basics of QGIS, but now I'm confronted with a difficult task. I want to create a new shapefile (as a layer) which contains defined rectangles (size, position) from another layer ...
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Select all polygons (i.e. properties) that can fit a given rectangle

How can i identify all polygons that are large enough to contain a given rectangle? (Tabular area is not sufficient as i want to exclude polygons that are long and skinny.) What i want to do is ...
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Create rectangle by entering width & height numerically in QGIS?

I need a quick way to create rectangles with set with & height in meters. Is there a straightforward way to do this? I am well aware that there are a number of ways to achieve this, but all that I ...
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Leaflet rectangle interaction

I 've built a map that can "listen" to the bounds of the whole map window, through leaflet's method: getBounds() What I would like, is the user to choose a more specific area with a rectangle. The ...
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How to move node position keeping right angles?

I made a polygon with perpendicular segments using CAD Tools. I saw that, even if the segments of this polygon are perpendicular, the four points has different values in terms of x, y. I think that`s ...
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How to find the minimum perimeter oriented bounding box?

I would like to know an algorithm to calculate the minimum perimeter oriented bounding box of a point set or polygon. I know that if I use the rotating calipers, I am able to get the minimum area ...
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Make rectangles from agricultural field sizes (ArcGIS 10)

I got a task to do as research assistant of which im not sure how to do.. I have a layer with field polygons of agricultural fields (pretty large scale). I want to create rectangles for each field ...
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QGIS modify rectangular shaped polygons

Within QGIS is there a simple way to modify the shape of a rectangular polygon by simply parallel translating one of the edges (a -> a') like shown below. I've been looking at the CADDigitize ...
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How to create polygons with straight lines and right angles in QGIS?

When creating a polygon, how do I do it so that the lines are straight (90, 0 degrees, etc.) and when I create corners they can be right angles? For instance, how do I create a perfect square or ...
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