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

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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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Geoserver SLD styling with multiple filters & Denominator

I have a WFS Store - I add a new layer from there and style it. Style is generating too long URL (Depending on a features requested). Often geoserver log is filled with. java.lang.RuntimeException: ...
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Print Layout - scale bar is correct - scale ratio not matching up

I have been asked to include a scale reference to my map of a property. The scale bar seems correct from a sense check but the scale is saying 1:500 which does not match. I would suggest it may be ...
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Natural Earth Data and OSM do not overlap

I downloaded data from natural earth data. The data are all the admin areas in the world 1:10m. I overlay this data with OpenStreetMap, and there are parts where the natural earth data really is off. ...
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Printing layout to set scale not working AcrGIS Pro

When I set a scale of say 1:500 in a layout and then export it as a pdf and print OR also when I directly print layout from ArcGIS Pro, the printout is not exactly at 1:500. I set the layout as A3 and ...
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Fixing distortions in rendered OpenStreetMap maps?

I use OpenStreetMap in order to generate maps and add some cool stuff in it. Actually I have good results but I seem to have a problem with reporting a good image ratio when I create my generated file....
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How to display on a final map the scale of a vector field marker?

I'm using the vector field marker to display earth deformation. For that, I defined the vector field marker with cartesian components (x (field_3) as displacement in West-East and y (field_4) as ...
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ArcMap Export Aspect Ratio

I would like to change the aspect ratio of a map exported to image using ArcMap 10.8 or similar. For example, I would make the image of a country 20% wider without making it taller and without ...
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Synchronize QGIS layout map scale with canvas scale

Is there any option to make the map scale match the canvas scale automatically? That is without having to use the "Set map scale to match main canvas scale" button. Actually I expected it to ...
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Some labels disappear when exported from QGIS to DXF

I'm using QGIS 3.14. I have two layers with labels in QGIS, set up to map units. In "rendering" section of label properties I have set up to show all labels for these layers. I want to ...
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Arcpy : setting DataFrame scale to export map over specific domain

I am trying to automate the export of a map to png over a given domain (SW and NE coordinates) in ArcPy (ArcMap version 10.7.1). I've searched a bit but fail at setting the correct automatized scale (...
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Re-scaling and moving vector layer manually in QGIS

I have imported a DXF file (site layout drawings for proposed development), but its scaling is too small and it does not line up with the Google street maps. I want to re-scale the layer manually ...
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Showing WMTS layer above largest scale in QGIS

When zooming in on a WMTS layer, the layer disappears at a set large scale. Does QGIS have the ability to show the last scale available when zoomed in further? I can see it expanded at the new scale ...
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Size based scaling for symbology in StoryMaps journal

Is there a way to have size based scaling for symbology StoryMaps journal? Scale based sizing of symbols works in ArcGIS Pro, and web map has been uploaded to my organization, however when viewing in ...
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Create an outline of the UK then scale the outline to be 3km further inland from the coast

Looking to find out how to scale an outline of the UK down so that it sits 3km inland from the actual coastline. This is so that I can determine if a development area is within 3km of the coast for ...
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How to make the display of a satellite image the same across users?

I have a group of users counting objects in a satellite image. To keep viewing conditions the same I wish each user to have the same display (e.g., the same scale). To do this, I have asked users to ...
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Masking raster based on vector shapefile [closed]

For this work Data are obtained from:- For Raster:-https://download.hermes.com.np/land-cover-map-of-nepal-2010/. For Vector :-https://cellapp.co/download-nepals-new-map-vector-image/. Rupandehi ...
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QGIS - Symbology changing with the scale

I am wondering if it is possible to change the symbology of a map when zooming in and zooming out. For example, at a 1:500000 scale I have this rendering And when I zoom at a 1:5000 scale, they split ...
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Changing legend spacing to be further away from map border in QGIS

I am using QGIS 3.2.3 I am creating a map in which I have added a legend to (see figure below). My issue is that I am trying to create a legend which has spacing between the two columns. I have ...
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QGIS 3.22.16. Layouts Atlas option: Adding all the data in the last map of the Atlas

I created an Atlas to get different location maps of one data. Is it possible to add a map at the end of the atlas that shows the data in the entire county?
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Is there any way to link the current map scale in the print layout to a text box?

Is there any way to link the current map scale in the print layout? I know you can do something similar with the the date by entering $CURRENT_DATE(yyyy-MM-dd) into the text box.
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Log Scale Contouring in ArcMap?

I have a shapefile of concentration values, they range from 0 7000. I want to either contour or display these in log scale (0.1, 1, 10, 100 and 1000) what is the best way of doing this? I have about ...
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Export image to it's nominal scale

I am trying to export an image without having to specify the scale and the CRS in the Export.image.toDrive function. In order to do this I found online a solution which I tried to apply it on my ...
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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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Using scale in QGIS expression

This is a question/problem which arised from another issue: Assigning specific feature in expression builder. I've managed to use expression builder in order to move features according to the change ...
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Setting extent in which one raster would show and other won't

I have 20+ raster spread out on huge area so I set the scale range (out beyond, in beyond) at which raster will be shown. But when I zoom into raster A, raster B with same scale range is also ...
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Exporting DXF in 1:1 Scale

I'm trying to export a parcel map as a DXF to scale. Initially I was having issues because my projection was set to WGS 84. I looked through questions on GIS Stack Exchange and learned that I needed ...
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How to convert a GeoJSON to be within -90 and 90

I use QGIS to draw a floorplan diagram that contain many MultiPolygons. By default it is using WGS 84, EPSG:4326. After finish I export it to GeoJSON. By checking the file in mapshaper.org, the shapes ...
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Aligning scale of map in QGIS print layout to extent of region of interest

I am quite new to QGIS and have managed to create a raster map with some additional labels. But when I want to export the map with some additional text, using Print Layout, the map gets "scaled&...
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ArcGIS Pro - How to use scale-based sizing at scales larger than 1:1000

I'm pretty new to ArcGIS so maybe I'm missing something obvious, but it seems to me that scale-based sizing for symbols is only possible at scales smaller than 1:1000. I can add breaks to the bar at ...
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Making tiny objects visible for their location when zooming out

I'm adding small features to QGIS that I need to be in a precise location (trail signs) like so: 1:500 However, when I zoom out, they become invisible: 1:10000 If I switch the sizing to millimetres (...
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Is it possible to set a reference scale in QGIS?

It's a little tricky to pick label and feature styles (line thickness, colours, etc) in the map canvas because they don't reflect what I would see in my print composer which is at a different scale ...
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QGIS scalebar 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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Is there a way to change a print composer from A3 to A1 without having to re do all my txt boxes, arrows, annotations etc?

I am aware of how to change page size through page properties so thisis not my issue. I have an a3 map prin composer with lots of txt boxes, annotations, arrows pointing to things etc, but when I ...
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Creating text label of different scales using ArcMap

I would like to create a different type of map in ArcMap.I would like to present the frequency of some words. So the dimension of the word (maybe even the color) would symbolize its frequency. I ...
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Mosaic() function changes scale in GEE and disable Map.onClick to show results in Google Earth Engine (GEE)

I am trying to compute EVI and NDVI series for a period of three months for a random German forest area. The idea is to compute the VIs from all available sensors to get the best temporal resolution. ...
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Getting resolution (for setting min/max resolution) in OpenLayers from QGIS scale?

I have designed a map in QGIS that I'm putting into OpenLayers. In QGIS they use scale, where it's just a ratio of real world units to map units. In OpenLayers, however, they use resolution. I have ...
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GEE: Compute Map of Correlation with reduceNeighborhood

I want to compute the correlation between NDVI and Preciptation by using reduceNeighborhood() to calculate the correlation on a local scale. The original resolution of the NDVI Layer was 500m, the ...
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Is there any way to customize the categories that the data-defined override offers?

My question is if there is a possibility of changing the color scale that the data defines override gives you by default. My data set goes from 0 to 1 and the program defines a color every 0.1, but I ...
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QGIS: Status bar, scale drop down

My scale drop down is very small in the status bar. While I can still input into it, I can't see what scale I'm currently at. I've done a fresh install twice, but the same problem persists. QGIS ...
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Getting scale bar units other than degrees using QGIS [closed]

Measurements done in QGIS on my project are done properly using whatever unit is set in: Settings > Options > Map Tools > Preferred measurements units but the scale bar decoration and scale ...
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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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Layout Manager and Map Size

I am trying to create two really simple maps with the QGIS Layout Manager. I can adjust the size of the map with scale and the extents - but why is there that blank white space around, and why is the ...
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GeoTIFF for DEM has right coordinates but the actual dimensions are very smaller

The GeoTIFF file I have for Digital Elevation Model (DEM) has the following span: N: 51 deg E: -110 deg S: 50 deg W: -112 deg The actual length and width of the area should be (89.1 miles x 69....
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Georeferencing two georeferenced TIFF files BUT scale of output file is too big

I have two GeoTIFF referenced files of a tree orchard and when imported into QGIS they are slightly misaligned from each other and I want to ensure alignment of the corresponding tree with each raster ...
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ArcMap maps don't print at exactly 1:24000 scale

I'm printing out USGS topo maps, that when printed should be in at a 1:24,000 scale. However, when measuring the physically printed maps, the 1 mile scale bar does not match my physical 1:24,000 ruler ...
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How to use scale-rule based renderer in QGIS?

I wish to render a shapefile of buildings such that at scales below 1:5000, they have a border, and above 1:5000, they do not have a border. For this, I went into layer properties, selected Rule-...
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Digitizing Map To Scale?

Is it perfectly acceptable to produce a map at a scale of 1:24,000 from a database that was digitized from a 1:100,000 scale source map?
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Problem exporting contour lines between QGIS and Rhino (or AutoCAD)

I am a French student studying architecture in Mexico. Currently, I am trying to retrieve contour lines in QGIS from a raster (.tiff) to export them to Rhino 7. Processes: I import my raster file (it ...
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Get rotation and scale of picture after georeferencing using QGIS

How can I access the rotation and scaling information, that is visible during the georeferencing process in QGIS (see yellow marked text in the picture), after the georeferencing is completed and the ...

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