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Combining text fields in a specific way

I'm sorry for my English. I look for tool or script for combining text fields in this way: e.g. field_1 (contains 3 to 6 signs) field_2 (contains 6 to 10 signs) [field_1] & x & [field_2] ...
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Convert x y coordinates to polyline shapefile

I am trying to process output from a model that simulates the movement of particles in groundwater. The program outputs the particle ID number, the x and y coordinates, and the time at which the ...
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Text issues when exporting from ArcMap 10.1 to Illustrator CS5

When exporting from ArcMap 10.1 to Illustrator CS5 I am getting a lot of errors (red box with plus sign). I have used this workflow in ArcMap 9.3 with less problems (there may have been a couple of ...
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Converting SHP file of river drainage to TXT using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to convert a shp file of river drainage into *.txt to run in another software. I am in trouble since the SAMPLES in ArcMap toolbox is deprecated after version 10.
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GRASS GIS - Plot Legend using Text Only Version

If a person uses the text only version of grass on a remote system, how do you output the legend as a graphics file? such as: r.out.tiff input=mymap output=file.tiff but have it print the legend ...
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How to edit font and text styles in Cartodb infowindow?

I would like to change the font and text styles of the text in my Cartodb infowindow. Specifically, I'd like the name at the top to be larger font and bolded to act as an infowindow 'title' and the ...
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messed up shapefile attribute table text

I have a .shp file from AutoCad imported to QGIS (using _MAPEXPORT > text in AutoCad) and this is what happens to text in attribute table - example: {\Fsimplex|c0;O\Fsimplex|c238;Š\Fsimplex|c0; Dom\...
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QGIS Graphical Modeler Help editor does not save

Is there a special way to save whatever text you're writing in the Help Editor for a QGIS Model? I've been trying a few times, apparently just after I click ok, even though I immediately click "save" ...
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Transforming climate text data to raster in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have climate data in text files with no header in the format below from Udel's climate program. Each row has a lat, lon, and a temperature for each month (14 columns total) from 1900-2010. I need ...
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How can I convert climatic text data to raster in QGIS and ArcGIS?

I have been provided with text (*txt) formatted, tabular climatic data. How can I convert climatic text data to raster in QGIS and ArcGIS? In addition to tabular data, the following information is ...
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Adding active content to the Atlas in composer $scale

I have an Atlas of 178 pages that centers on different size villages, its all well organised through the composer and all works well. However, I can't use the scale bar as the differences between ...
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QGIS Scalebar Font Outline

Is there a way to add a text buffer or stroke the text on the scale bar? Its impossible to read the scale when its set on a map with dark colours.
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Why are text values ending up in wingdings or something similarly useless?

I have dissolved a layer in QGIS 2.8. The resulting layer has all the column labels and text fields changed to wingdings or something similarly useless. When I look at the layer in ArcGIS, there is no ...
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Text that remains without any active layers

I think this might be a simple question to answer, but I'm not sure how to do it. I turned off all the layers in my .mxd file, and I still have text that shows up on the screen. I don't know if I ...
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Save a copy and replace the last six characters (date format) from a list of user selected MXD documents

The following script has the following objectives: User selected MXD files. Here I use a multivalue parameter for FILE with a filter for MXD in the tool box settings. Changing selected text based on ...
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How to georeference TIFFs with coordinates from txt file using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a folder with TIFFs and an accompanying .txt file containing coordinates in this format (sample): # IMGE LN ID Time Easting Northing Height Phi ...
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How to select multiple text?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. Is there a way to select on the typed text on the screen? I have standard text not assoicated with anything that I would like to delete. Is there anyway to select all?
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How to handle text that needs to stay same for multiple maps but change according to attribute table

As with most things Esri, there's likely a few ways to approach my issue, so hoping someone has a good suggestion that doesn't require python or mystic incantations. I am currently on 10.0 but will ...
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How to rotate text in ArcGIS by any chosen number of degrees?

I want to add a textline to my map and rotate it by about 160 degrees, but when right-clicking the element and selecting rotate/flip there is only the option to rotate by 90 degrees (100 US degrees). ...
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How to manually add texts on the map in QGIS? [closed]

Is there another way to put river, towns etc names beside labeling in QGIS? Can you manually type text determine size and place it where and as you wish on the map?
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Shapefiles *.dbf data, encoding problem

I have to work with the Shapefiles, and all is fine except data in *.dbf When I have first deserialized file, I have thought, that I'm doing smth wrong, but when any soft like (QGIS, SAGA, ESRI ...
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Problem writing list of features to text file

I am attempting to write / run a simple script that list all the points within a directory, and the subdirectories contained within. Here is the code: import arcpy, os workspace = r'c:\Users\...
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Populating Access (*.mdb) table with text from Text Elements to inventory MXDs using ArcPy/Python?

I am trying to write a piece of code to populate an Access mdb table with information from text elements in an mxd (text elements all have "names"). The purpose of this is to create a catalog of my ...
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Proper font size for each paper size for reader to be able to read names?

I am working on a project that I need to figure it out how or what font size for each paper size. There are 10 of them and two of them are in the same paper size. There is data frame I have set aside ...
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XY data in sketch properties

Does anyone know if there is a way to export the xy data from sketch properties in the editor to a .txt file?
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Drawing text and line-dasharray

Is it possible with TileMills and CartoCSS?
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Is there a way to convert multiple columns at once from string to text, or to other data formats?

I have multiple data fields that need to be converted from string to text files. When I save them as "text" in excel or open office, they still load up as string files in QGIS. How can I convert more ...
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What is the best FME Transformer for Text search and replace in attribute fields

I have a number of feature classes which have fields containing text which has somehow become improperly encoded. The fields contain german text which should be either ä, ö, ü, ß but instead contains ...
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Problem adding Delimited Text Layer in QGIS 2

I have a tab delimited text layer (text file created by excel for Mac) that I have used in QGIS 1.8 without problem. When I try to add the same layer, from the same text file, in QGIS 2.0 the Add ...
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Convert / interpolate delimited text csv points grid to surface

I've got 12 delimited text csv files with regular pseudo-gridded points for temperature and salinity which look like this when zoomed in (inc distances) and this when zoomed out. I'm trying to convert ...
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FME - How to extract the rightmost folder in a path

I have an FME workbench which reads all of the TAB files in a folder and all of the subfolders and writes the paths of those TAB files as well as their type (NATIVE, RASTER, etc) to an Excel file. ...
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Methods for geotagging/displaying text documents

I'm wondering what methods folks are familiar with for geotagging/displaying text documents, or the text from a document. For example, it's easy enough to geotag a photo and display it in ArcGIS or ...
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MapServer: How to display and style a Text layer?

I'm trying to display a text layer using MapServer, but I'm kind of confused how to get it to display properly. When opening the .TAB file in a GIS application (in this case, MapInfo Profressional) ...
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ArcMap Text Annotations Display in Proportion to Map Scale

My question is probably of an 'easy fix' however I've been struggling with it for a while! I'm trying to set up an annotation labels for several feature classess in a map and would like them to ...
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What is the best plain text format for georeferenced raster data?

I have to translate satellite images in a file in .txt format or another, such as Excel or .csv, in which there are pixel values corresponding to (longitude,latitude) couples. What is the best file ...
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Import GPS data (text documents files) to QGis

I want to import GPS data (text document files) in to Qgis, what file format are you suppose to use ?
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ArcGIS 10.1 text field formatting

Is there a way in ArcGIS 10.1 to have a text field with a defined width to perform word wrapping (ideally with hyphenation) automatically, or do i have to implement it myself using e.g. pyhyphen? Use ...