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an act of storing information in computer's memory for future use. E.g. Saving data after converting csv to shapefile.

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Collect the spatial data used in an MXD file and haven't been saved in the same folder

So, I created several MXD files a long time ago, with spatial data and other reports/photos etc. inside but didn't save it all in the same folder in my computer. Now, a few days have gone by and I ...
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QGIS: Saving a custom Python function from the Function Editor to OPKG/QML

As the title states, I'm trying to save a style to OPKG or QML. The problem is that I have used a custom Python function within the 'Function Editor' in the symbol section, which is currently not ...
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Saving layers after QGIS processing

Context: I am trying to clean some bathymetric data (originally as lines) and am facing many challenges within QGIS. I ran into what I believe was a bug with the attribute table in QGIS in 3.24.1 so I ...
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QGIS 3.28.5 can't open a project file

Do you know any solution? I think in similar cases I could unzip the .qgz file and then I was opening the .qgs file but I can't do it with this project. I saw other answers, the file is there for ...
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Saving a QGIS project takes 10 minutes

I run a project with about 30 layers. Some of them contains ~1.000.000 objects stored in a PostGIS/PostgreSQL database Opening my project is fine. It takes only a few seconds But when I save the ...
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Merge overlapping rasters but preserve all original values (R)

I have a SpatRasterCollection, each raster of which has the same resolution and the same set of variables. Some of the variables are numeric and some are categorical. And some cells of some rasters ...
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QGIS 3.28.2 sending GIS project and keeping the symbology

I want to send someone a QGIS project. The symbology is always changing when the receiver opens the project. How can I save the symbology so that the style isn't changing all the time?
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Usage of QgsVectorFileWriter.ActionOnExistingFile() in PyQGIS

I am currently trying to find a way to overwrite a CSV file saved in my QGIS project as a component in my larger project to save files. The end goal is that the CSV is 1) saved if the project has not ...
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Saving all layer edits at once in QGIS

Is there a way to save all layer edits at once (preferably with a shortcut)? This would be very handy to easily save and protect layer edits routinely in the event of a crash. I often find QGIS ...
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QGIS (3.28.2-Firenze) QGZ save error - "Unable to perform zip"

QGIS (3.28.2-Firenze) QGZ save error gives the message: "Unable to perform zip" This occurs when trying to save, or save as. Folder location does not matter either. Trying to save the ...
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TypeError when saving tif with rasterio using "rasterio.open"

I have image as ndarray with 20 bands with the following shape: (20, 2227, 3676) . I'm trying to save it using rasterio with the following script: savedir=pathlib.Path('myfolder/') savedir.mkdir(...
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QGIS Print layout not showing detail on export

When I save a map the output is missing a lot of the detail you can see in the print preview. Why is this and is there a way I can save it like I see it in the preview? Saves well as a pdf but not as ...
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QGIS 3.26 is messing with my project files

At some point, not from a fresh install, when I open a qgz file, from within the program or from windows explorer (Win.10), it opens some layers from that project and some layers from another project ...
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QGIS : how can I keep data while removing the source file?

I imported some .kmz files to QGIS as vector layers. Now, I want to keep this data but remove the files : I want the data to be stored (baked) in the qgis file itself. How can I do that ?
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Cannot save ArcGIS Experience Builder project - 'Saving Error'

When I hit 'Save' or 'Save as' on my web app, I get a notification saying 'Saving Error' with no further detail provided. I am able to save other projects with no issue. Similarly if I attempt to ...
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Save an item at the MapCanvas

I am using PyQGIS to generate some polylines. The lines are shown at the MapCanvas. How do I save these lines to a vector layer? My PyQGIS : class LængdeBreddeGrader : from qgis.core import ...
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Saving projects including WMS files

How do I save a project so I can share it to others if the project also contains WMS files. I know that all files have to be stored in the same location and then save the project file in the same ...
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What does this mean, "The loaded project file on disk was meanwhile changed. Do you want to overwrite the changes?"

QGIS 3.10. When I try to save the project, I get a warning dialog (dialog heading is "Open a Project") that says, The loaded project file on disk was meanwhile changed. Do you want to ...
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Create dynamic filename, based on attribute value, for output of QGIS model

Basic idea Every user running a model selects a folder where the output of the model, a raster, should be stored as a file. The filename should be created automatically, based on an attribute value (...
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Saving data in table of contents list (raster, shp, etc.) all at once in ArcGIS

After loading the file in ArcMap, when you save ArcMap, it is saved as an .mxd file. This mxd file stores the file path. Is there a way to save all data in my Table of contents list to a folder I ...
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ArcGIS Pro Pixel Editor - Saving takes forever

I have to reclass many small parts in a classified land use raster using pixel editor. However, when I click "save" after a few edits, the saving process takes forever (hours until I force ...
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Feature creation error (OGR error: Coordinates with non-finite values are not allowed)

I ran into this error when I wanted to edit a shapefile (I was using the editor and mainly dealing with changing polygons - cutting, etc.- ) and then wanted to save the edits. The error message reads ...
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Opening MXD file saved in later version of ArcMap

I saved in ArcMap 10.7 an MXD file, and I can't open it in ArcMap 10.3. Is there a way to do it?
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Saving edits - ellipse turns into rugged polygon

I am having great problems when saving edits – whenever I create an ellipse, circle, freehand or feature with Bezier curve, it stands only until saving – then it turns into rugged polygon. Using ...
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Adding shortcut key for Save layer edits in QGIS

Is there a shortcut key to save layer edits in QGIS? If not, how to create one then?
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Saving 16bit raster to RGB PNG (or TIF) in QGIS

I was following this post here: Converting Grayscale GeoTIFF to PNG using QGIS results in all black image I don't want a grayscale but RGB PNG. When I do Raster->translate and select byte I only ...
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Exporting .qml file using QGIS API with specific categories

I need to save a style file (.qml) that will only contain the "Symbology", "Labeling", "Forms" categories. With PyQGIS I can save a named style like this: lyr = iface....
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Saving polygonized raster file to shapefile failed

I have a raster that I have polygonized (raster to vector) with QGIS 3.20.3. The result is a temp layer that can be displayed in the canvas. When I try to save the features to shapefile it runs until ...
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Why only overwriting is possible when saving layer in existing GeoPackage on MacOS?

I try to save new generated layer to an existing GeoPackage. With "new generated layer" I mean to save layer by "save selected features as" or when I merge two layers or similar. ...
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"Provider error" when saving the edits done to layer in GeoPackage

By means of the QGIS 3.16.3 I have created a GeoPackage with two layers, a point layer and a polygon layer. The point layer is named "pt", with attributes: geometry, sN, sE, sS, sW, uuid. ...
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Saving attribute forms' widget types and their premade values to shapefile in QGIS

I am trying to create 'template' shapefiles. I edited the attribute forms and changed the widget types (ex. value map) with custom values. When I try to export the shapefile this way I end up with ...
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Adding shapefile to existing MXD using ArcPy

I am trying to add a shapefile to an already created MXD project in ArcMap 10.3.1. I run the code but nothing happens. I leave it below: import arcpy from arcpy import mapping mxd = arcpy.mapping....
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"Save error: Creation of layer failed" when saving selection as new layer in QGIS

I have used Select (Features) to select features from a 2nd order administrative boundary layer: refer to image: I want to save the features to a new layer: but this is the error message that I ...
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Extracted XYZ/WMTS/REST Rasters from USGS and ArcGIS Online Not Rendering

I'm not a regular GIS user. I'm trying to extract (save for offline use) topographic maps from a couple different sources, but when I load the extracted file, it's either gray with a pattern of white ...
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Exporting zonal statistics attribute table from QGIS

I have two layers: one is solar radiation, one is town boundaries. I used zonal statistics and seem to have correctly generated that. I'm able to view the attribute table and all seems to be in order. ...
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Saving slope rasters in QGIS

I've been creating maps from DEM data, then shading the slopes to identify hiking routes. Each time I close a project, the slope rasters disappear. How can I save slope rasters?
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Save shapefiles from command line altering geometry type and disabling z-dimension?

I would like to use QGIS from Linux terminal to read a shapefile and save it as, with specific Geometry type instead of automatic and making sure z-dimension is not included. How can I do that?
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Unique constraint failed error when saving GeoPackage in QGIS

In QGIS, when using Processing tools, the temporary output layer in many cases cannot be saved as Geopackage. This happens for example when using "Explode lines" or "Multipart to Single ...
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Batch saving of multiple shapefiles of different types

I have a QGIS graphical model which takes point data and generates multiple temporary layers; some are lines, some are polygons. I have them in subgroups in my QGIS project. I would like a quick way ...
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Contours not saved [closed]

I have generated several bathymetry layers using the contour plugin. These are saved in memory. I have installed the memorylayer saver plugin which recognises the layers concerned. When I try to make ...
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No save option for layer in ArcGIS Online

I am very new to ArcGIS Online. I created a new layer in a map, but there is nor save as button in menu I tried to create a layer in my map using Map Notes, but after finishing I noticed there is no &...
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How to save QGIS Project without loading it with PyQGIS

I wrote a processing tool and as part of the tool, I am zooming to the selected object(s) and exporting (writing) the current state to a .qgz file. However, it immediately loads this new .qgz to QGIS ...
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Error message 1 Failed to repack shapefile in QGIS 3.10.3 when saving changes to layer

I am self taught using QGIS 3.10.3 on Windows 10. Over time I have a project dealing with 10 Parishes with maps to show land use and ownership using 20 layers that take data from individual CSV files, ...
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QGIS can't save changes to a layer

I am using a layer named Faser,which I took from a program called locus GIS as ready layer,it was called power_lines_10kv30kv , I changed name to Faser and drew the lines with it : hier is the ...
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Can QGIS geopackage files with multiple layers exist as a single file with the .gpkg extension?

My question is about the basic structure of a .gpkg file. When I make a .gpkg file, they only ever contain one layer, and I cannot add additional layers to them. However, sometimes when I have added ...
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QGIS save raster error

I got an exception when exporting a .tif image from QGIS. Cannot write raster. Error code: data source creation Cannot create new dataset mymap3.tif: Attempt to create 0x0 dataset is illegal,sizes ...
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Changing the default comma separator for CSV files in QGIS

QGIS by default saves csv files with values separated by a comma, but I want to save my csv files with semicolons. When I save a vector layer as csv, I can choose if saving with a comma, semicolon, or ...
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PyQGIS Export table with Replace all selected raw field values by displayed values option

I have a table with multiple fields with widget types configured (value map, checkbox, date/time). What I need is to export this table in a geopackage, using this in a PyQGIS script, using the "...
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QGIS / QField: nested relational value form QGIS save refused QField

The Field Survey project should have been operational for two days already, but I have a major problem. After having succeeded in nested two fields in the form (relational value), we realize that the ...
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Saving Metadata to DB (QGIS 3.4 or higher)

Is it possible to save metadata of a QGIS 3 layer in a database (PostGIS), similar to the function in QGIS 2.18 "save layer style to database". I don't want to save it in the project or as a ...
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