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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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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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QField Cloud- New layers don't show on QField [closed]

So I am trying to set up a basic map with the OpenStreetMap layer, and I am just trying to add some basic point shapefiles. When I try to sync this with QField Cloud the OpenStreetMap layer shows but ...
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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?

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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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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Search possibility to create markers with Leaflet, with name and description

I am looking for a possibility to create markers on a map with Leaflet. These markers will have a name and a possible description. I have seen on the website of the University of Ben-Gurion, a ...
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Script error in Google Earth Engine: File larger than 512kb

Anyone knows why is this happening in Google Earth Engine? It does not let me to save my script.
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QPJ Files missing [closed]

So i have these shapefiles which i got for a thesis, a shapefile layer with 6 files. And i tried to make a shapefile layer where i crop the district from the old layer and pasted it in the new layer. ...
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Converting every pixel of TIFF file from decimal to binary

I have a folder of .tif-files. I would like to convert every value in each of these files from decimal to binary. This code mostly works. The inner loop correctly outputs the binary equivalent for ...
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QGIS: Saved project crashed and I lost three days of work

I have drawn over 5000 polygons on a new layer, which following a program crash today seem to all be gone. This is despite me saving regularly. I thought that because QGIS references other layer files,...
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Saving temporary layer to shapefile using PyQGIS

I'm attempting to save a polygon created in a scratch layer to a shapefile. The Python code below is a simplified example. Note the questions: Saving layer as shapefile using PyQGIS and Setting ...
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Saving rasters as in batch process

I've found a few questions similar but think mine is much more simple. I would like to run: Export -> Save As as a batch command. I have 1 layer that has 9595 DEM raster overlaid and I would like ...
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Save the array labels in a new array [closed]

I have several arrays obtained from K means, each array contains a variable number of classes, e.g. from -1 to 3, from 0 to 4, from -1 to n. I would like to be able to save each class of an array as a ...
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QGIS 3.10 .qgz~ backup file

I noticed that xxx.qgz~ (BackupVersion) is no longer saved with this version. My research found that a backup file is still being created. All of my projects with this version did not create any. Is ...
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mxd.SaveACopy fails to save file using Python script

I have been struggling to build a model using ModelBuilder and Python scripts. At the end of the model, I would like to write a script which saves the MXD file using the actual current time of the ...
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Has anybody else experienced having issues opening QGIS or .gqz project files on macs?

I have an old Macbook pro with QGIS 3.10 installed. I have not been able to open any QGIS projects I have saved because of this error -> There is no application set to open the document “test ...
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Select only raster overlapping shape files using Rasterio

I'm cutting out several polygons from different rasters using the IDs of a shapefile and I would like the images to be just those polygons that overlap the raster without saving the empty images. ...
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QGIS Modeler using File/Folder input paramerter

I would like to use the File/Folder input parameter to set a path for all output layer files. I was trying to connect the File/Folder parameter to my output from a model and set a default folder path. ...
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Can't save any polygon layer: getting strange error message

After using QGIS 3.12 for some time, I ran across a problem where I could not save any polygon that had a text field. Even if I create a new project with nothing in it, make a polygon, and add a text ...
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Saving Virtual Layer to temporary layer

I like the idea of Virtual Layers, but when they are too big and constructed from complex queries, QGIS takes a lot of time to redraw it (it seems like it recalculates the entire layer at every zoom/...
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Saving QgsVectorLayer to file using PyQGIS

Isn't there a save method for QgsVectorLayer created for example like this: i_out = processing.run("native:buffer", {'INPUT':'C:/GIS/data/testdata/ak_riks.shp', 'DISTANCE':100000,'...
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Impeding PyQGIS saving changes to file on disk immediately

I am using QGIS 3.10.2-A Coruña and its Python Console. Currently I am modifying features and attributes of a shape file, e.g. dropping features: caps = layer.dataProvider().capabilities() if caps &...
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saveACopy in ArcPy, failed to save document

I have a script that saves a copy of the current .mxd to a location given to the script by a user. However I keep getting an error that says it failed to save the document. I have writing rights in ...
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PyQGIS 3 Disable save project in print layout and report manager (layout menus and gui buttons)

I would like to know how I can disable the 'save project' option in the QGIS print layout and report manager layout menus. I would also like to disable the save button on both gui's in PyQGIS 3. For ...
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Saving 'OUTPUT': from processing toolbox to a file path with unique file name [closed]

I'm using the QGIS Toolbox and Python Console to write a script for parsing data. I want to do something like this: output_path = open('C:/Users/EH/Desktop/PYQGIS_Model_Output') # Set location to ...
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