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CSV text files loading error / crash in QGIS 2.18.8

I got a problem when I try to load tab-separated text files in the "Create a layer from the delimited text file" tab (that one with de comma symbol). After normally selecting the X and Y fields and ...
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How to create multiple QGIS layers from multiple text files?

I have a few hundred txt files (each representing a line of a river bed profile) that I need to load as (point-) layers in QGIS. Partial example: 4504764.8331;5374251.3024;397.8871;2 4504764.7761;...
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Creating polygon from 2 txt files (Parent ID + Coordinates) using ArcPy?

I want to create polygons based on two separate text files: the first one (as parents) lists the Polygon ID (ID_el) and three to four Points ID (IDpt1, IDpt2, IDpt3..) the second contains the Points ...
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Getting ArcGIS to include leading zeros in text field?

I am entering characters in a text field that is essentially a 5 number ID. I need leading zeros to be included in the value, but every time I enter or calculate the field, the leading zeros are ...
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Arcpy mapping text element reset

I am writing a script to create thousands of maps and I am trying to create a table that updates for every map. Basically an updating table of the information specific to each map. I have been trying ...
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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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Having title which includes dynamic text of layer name?

What I'm currently working on: approximately 20 historical topographic maps of a specific area spanning 70 years. What I'd like to do: instead of saving each historical topo as a different file, I ...
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Adding text fields with more than 255 characters?

I'm working on a QGIS project where I have few shapefile layers with text fields. I would like to add whole paragraphs as descriptions to the text fields, however the fields are limited by their ...
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Exporting attribute table to text file(.txt) in ModelBuilder

I'm having trouble exporting directly an ArcGIS attribute table to a text file (.txt) while I'm working in ModelBuilder. I tried the followings and none of them worked: Copy Rows tool: I tried to add ...
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Debugging unexpected characters placed by ArcPy Python script tool in text element of ArcGIS Pro layout?

I am seeing something very unexpected from ArcGIS Pro 1.4.1 when exporting what should be the same PDF from the same ArcPy script and same data using two methods. When I run the script from IDLE the ...
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Changing second line text using ArcPy?

I work with several maps with this text: and i try to change the second line only into "landUse" by using this code: import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"G:\desktop\Project" for num,...
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Hiding specific icons/markers on text generated vector layer

I'm displaying a vector layer with pois, generated from a text file: lat lon icon iconSize iconOffset title description 56.030325 14.4774116666667 http://www.medinsbiologi.se/hano/Foto....
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Drawing text and line-dasharray

Is it possible with TileMills and CartoCSS?