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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 ...