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The ratio between distances on a map and distances in the world

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ArcGIS Pro - Cannot zoom in beyond 1:1 in Layout (can't get to 1:0.5) but can in Map View

CS: California State Plane Zone II I have a point feature class with 3 points in it. These points are separated by about an inch (x y and z). In map view, I can zoom in beyond 1:1 (1:0.2 for example, ...
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Calculating map scale in WGS84

I use the mapViewer from the example of https://docs.geotools.org/latest/userguide/tutorial/map/style.html I would like to present the current scale (it's works ok in projected CRS), when I set WGS 84 ...
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Drag Scale on Leaflet?

Is it possible to drag the scale on a Leaflet map ? L.control.scale({'position':'bottomleft', 'metric':true,'imperial':false}).addTo(map); I used this possibility for a wind rose with this code north....
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Retrieve scale-value of a specific map in specific print-layout for using this scale in model-builder

I made a model with the model-builder which create a grid with its height- and width-size dependend on the size of a certain map in a certain print-layout. It allready works fine. But that for I need ...
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LiDAR derived streams - map scale

Historically, streams were defined by the map scale. For example, for a map with a scale of 1:24,000 would mean that the streams identified on that map would be 1:24,000 streams. With streams that are ...
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How to set the scale bar correctly in print layout

In the print layout, the layer uses custom projection, and the correct scale cannot be set. I want to use kilometers as the scale bar, but this custom layer can only use map units as the scale bar, ...
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Making roads and labels appear or disappear based on scale using QGIS [duplicate]

On most maps, labels disappear the further one zooms out. For instance, on a local scale one can see labels for local roads and small towns, but on a national scale one can only see highways and major ...
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Leaflet: CRS.Simple Transformation for real life measurement

I am trying to set-up a CRS.Simple Coordinate Reference System with a custom transformation. I got a real world construction plan with scale of 1:500 width 11112px height 10432px density 288 I tiled ...
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Freezing the scale of XYZ layers

I am trying to use an xyz layer to align with some additional layers that will be overlaid. My problem is that the imagery at a resolution closer than 1:2900 is almost a decade old, so I don't want ...
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QGIS - what the equivelant rendering scale dependencies for the zoom levels when generating XYZ Tiles (Mbtiles)?

I am trying to make a map from zoom 0 until zoom 12 in QGIS. All shapefiles have CRS: EPSG 900913. What i am trying to acheive is eg: on zoom 0 will show just the map, then zoom 2 till 8 will appear ...
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Making space between line features on different scales using ArcGIS Pro

I have a feature class layer where linear features will often be digitised close to each other. These lines are all features in the same layer. Example when zoomed in: Problem when zooming out to ...
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How to fix a CRS or scale issue with an XYZ tile ('Google Satellite' image and 'Open Street Map')?

Problem: Firstly, I am a complete novice to QGIS and I have only been using this software for one week. Therefore, I apologise if I am not using the correct terminology. I have added vector layers (...
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Calculating Leaflet scale ratio for the particular zoom level?

Is there any way we can calculate the scale ratio using L.CRS.scale? For example, if I execute the following code L.CRS.scale(this._map.getZoom()), the pixel coordinates value for a particular zoom ...
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SMAP timeseries in Google Earth Engine, scaling

I made a timeseries for the soil moisture in Google Earth Engine. But I have an understanding problem with the scale for the SMAP-Data. The SMAP Data has a resolution of 10km. So do I have to take the ...
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ERA5-Land Hourly Precipitation Chart and Map

I am little bit confused how to handle the "ERA5-Land Hourly"-Dataset in GEE. I want the total precipitation of every month from 2018 till end of 2021 for my area. For the chart I took the ...
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Affine transformation: rescaling alters the raster bounds?

I'm trying to rotate a raster around its center coordinates, rescaling the resolution by a factor. I expect the transformation to conserve the center pivot. However; it seems that after the rotation ...
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Locking the scale while resizing the panels in QGIS

QGIS changes map canvas scale while resizing the panels. I use iface.mapCanvas().setScaleLocked(True) to lock the scale. Is there a manual option to lock the scale in "Settings"?
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GEE specifies scale in meters when CRS is geographic coordinate system?

GEE's ee.Image.reduceRegion has both the scale and crs parameter. The documentation says this about scale: A nominal scale in meters of the projection to work in. But if the CRS is a geographic ...
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Reduce shapefile to a specific parcel

I work in QGIS 3.16 and my issue is that I have a line shapefile, which represents a park for solar panels, that is in a bigger scale and I would like to reduce it so that it fits inside an area which ...
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ArcGIS Scale Error

My scales are broken, I can't enter scales manually, how can I go back to the old one?
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Showing z scale with shaded relief instead of colour scale?

I've got a .flt file with a z value (height), when displayed this gives me a scale based on the z value. To better visualize the data I want to apply a shaded relief function to the data, but when I ...
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"Scaling Down" a map

I'm doing some 3D modeling (non-analytical) using DEMs exported from QGIS by clipping by a mask layer then modeling in blender. The issue is that when I bring the rasters into blender using the "...
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Setting symbology visibility to dynamic scale which changes based on specific maps in atlas composer

I have a project where I wish to have four pages of maps for each region, with set symbology for each map level. However each region has a different scale that im working at. for example region A the ...
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The scale is not true

I have an issue with the scale in QGIS. It does not show the true scale. The area is zoomed out more than in the ArcMap, where the scale is correct. Both of the pictures are on A3 with a scale 1:5000 (...
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"Resize" arbitrary coordinates (inches) to EPSG46

I'm using ogr2ogr to transform an AutoCAD (DXF) file to GeoJSON. The GeoJSON file is generated, but with very large coordinates, for example "coordinates": [ [ [ 6319.645968701713173, 9523....
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Point symbols auto-scaling in map with QGIS 3.2

My point symbols are auto scaling when zooming in and out. I have seen users ask how to do this and the answer seems to be changing the size measurement to map units, but I am in millimeters and it is ...
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GeoServer CSS - change size dynamically

I have set point style with three different size, based on three different scale. Is there any way to set one size and this one will increase or decrease automatically according with the scale (like ...
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Relation of DPI to QGIS scale

I am trying to use QGIS to generate OpenStreetMap data in an older format (NTF). Since OpenStreetMap is vector, I am currently using Save Map as Image (I also tried a Print Composer) to generate ...
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The native resolution showed in the Map in GEE after reduce the image collection

I'm new in GEE. I have known that the crs and nominalscale() will change after the mean() method, but I'm confused because the reduced image showed the same native resolution with the original ...
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QGIS Print Composer Multiple Atlas for different Map views

Is it possible to have two different coverage layers in the QGIS 3.18 Print composer Atlas settings, that differing map windows follow? I am creating a multi-panel chart and would like 3 of my 4 ...
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QGIS 'Powers of Ten' - How to output a series of maps with x1, x10, x100 scale?

I'm pretty new to QGIS. I'm trying to output a series of maps that are at the scale of 10km, 100km, 1000km. I thought this would be a really easy task but for some reason really struggling with it. I ...
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Verification of map scale

A map provider says on its webpage that the ground resolution (respectively pixelsize) is 0.2m x 0.2m. The WMTS-Capabilities document states on the highest zoom level (ows:Identifier 16) a scale ...
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Meaning of scale ratio in QGIS

I am new to using QGIS and I cannot find definitive information about how to intellectually use the scale ratio shown at the bottom toolbar. There is a number of predefined scales, with the format ...
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Spacing error when creating vector grid in QGIS

I'm trying to create a vector grid in relation to a commune's right-of-way with the "create a grid" tool in QGIS 3.16. I would like the grid to be created at a certain scale. In the tool ...
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Removing symbols from area that is also shown on inset map using QGIS

I have a layer with locations. I want to display this on a layout that has a map at a small scale (main map) and an inset map at a bigger scale. I do not want to show on the main map the symbols that ...
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Adding scaled location labels in QGIS

I currently am working on creating a choropleth map of population redistribution data, and would like to stack three layers on top of each other. First, a simple basemap-- I chose to use a Cartro ...
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QGIS zoom to predefined scale with mouse wheel

Do you know if it is possible to set QGIS to zoom to the predefined scales (in project options) when using the mouse wheel ?
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Is there a way to scale all polygons up or down?

I am looking for a way to take a layer and effectively scale and translate all the vector polygons. Specifically, I am trying to make a miniature map of North American States and Provinces that will ...
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Layout Automate map scale

the following code automates the project CRS for display as text in my maps. [% @project_crs %] Can anyone provide me with something which will automate the scale of the map?
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Finding scale of map in QGIS

In QGIS I want to know how can I find the scale of a map. I have state boundaries with me, and when I calculate the length of the boundary, it comes out to be something like 245.854. This most ...
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MODIS temperature LST

I am trying to implement a code that I found online where they are trying to extract temperature images changing them to array and combine them with reflectance. But I couldn't understand this part of ...
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QGIS Atlas fit center map to another table

In QGIS Atlas, I manage two tables. One regarding buildings sector with its own geometry at sector level. The other regarding buildings. Both tables are related by sector code. I need one map per ...
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QGIS DXF export problem

I have a problem exporting a layer into DXF format where when the DXF is opened in QCAD the scale is about 1:100,000,000 and when I scale it to correct size, the x and y scales are not the same. For ...
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GeoServer wind speed with WMS

I have a GeoTIFF layer with spatial resolution of 3 km with two bands with wind speed components (u,v). I want to display these datasets with RasterAsPointCollection plugin with arrows size and ...
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Drawing polygon in ArcGIS Pro not scaling up

I am drawing some street polygons on ArcGIS Pro, when I zoom out while creating a feature, the line is not scaling up. My coordinates are set to UTM, the same with my new feature. Any hint on to fix ...
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Is there a way on Atlas to put a Margin around feature but also use Predefined scales?

In QGIS, how can I put a margin around a feature but also use predefined scales in Atlas? Like an in-between of the two options. I have a feature that fits in the map but as you can see in the image ...
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QGIS not opening NetCDF File correctly

I am trying to add a NetCDF file of sea ice age into QGIS (have tried by raster, drop and drop, mesh), the .nc file contains the sea ice age, latitude and longitude. When I by adding by raster it asks ...
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In Atlas how can I put a margin around a feature but also use predefined scales

In QGIS, how can I put a margin around a feature but also use predefined scales in Atlas? I have a feature that fits in the map but very tightly, so I would like QGIS to use a smaller scale to better ...
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QGIS scalebar shows does not match scale/shows wrong distance

I'm using QGIS3.16.13 and when I add the scale-bar from "view > Decorations > Scalebar" to my map I noticed that it shows the wrong distance. I'm not talking about the print-composer, ...
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Cannot draw map at high scale

In Arcmap 10.8, I am attempting to draw an orthophoto and several polygons at a high scale (not lower than 1:6000). However, Arcmap simply refuses to draw any layers unless I have a spatial resolution ...
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