Questions tagged [toolbox]

A location for storing GIS tools or a term for a collection of logically related GIS tools. Toolboxes may also contain scripts as well as tools.

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No longer able to change shapefile field types in QGIS 3.6 or 3.8 using Refactor tool

I'm looking to merge 3 shapefiles and I am changing field names and types to coordinate before the merge process. I have been able to successfully use the refactor tool to change field types before (...
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Automate Access to all Tools in a Dynamic Toolbox in ArcMap?

Is there any way to automatically open a toolbox in ArcMap either from a model, a Python script or a Python Add-In, or similar? Or to otherwise make all of the tools in a toolbox easy to access for ...
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Create foldable section in QGIS tool using R script

I am developping a GUI tool in QGIS using an R script and I am wondering how to add this kind of foldable section in the graphical interface.
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Finding Model/Tool name in custom Toolbox via ArcPy/Python?

We have a folder housing all custom Toolboxes/Models for our schema updates. We are attempting to automate these Toolboxes in upper environments. The initial problem is, I am unsure what Model name ...
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How do you view your Python scripts in the processing toolbox in QGIS 3?

I have been stuck on this for a while and I'm not sure if it is a bug or me doing something wrong but I cannot work out how to add Scripts to the processing toolbox in QGIS 3 series. When I click the ...
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Splitting polygon into polygons based on data point groups using ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a function in ArcGIS 10.5.1 that can split a polygon (black outline) based on the location of data points (red circles)? I need it to simply make a divide in between different groups of ...
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Error using grass v.clean: “ 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte… ”

I try running the v.clean tool using QGIS 3.4. As input I use a vector line layer (I checked the validity and everything is fine), but running the algorithm I get the following error: Traceback (most ...
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Write array to CSV inside arc script tool (works in pycharm, doesn't work in arc)

I have an arcpy script in which I am writing an array to a CSV (for later use in the script to make a routeing layer). I've tried a couple iterations, and all work like a charm in PyCharm (can't ...
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Arcpy: allow user input for predefined filter list of strings

I've created a small toolbox where I use a GPString input with a filter list: param1 = arcpy.Parameter( displayName="OSM tag value", name="in_key", datatype="GPString", parameterType="...
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What is a “hub” in GIS-speak?

In the Vector Analysis Toolbox of QGIS 3.2 next to "Distance Matrix" I stumbled upon "Distance to nearest hub (points)". I have no idea what a "hub" is in this context. Can someone give an explanation ...
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import arcpy function - model builder

I'm trying to execute a model made in ArcGIS outside ESRI environment. I want to import several CSV files to my database This is my code to import my toolbox/model where: IJA0101X00006666importcsv:...
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Sharing model as toolbox in ArcGIS Desktop?

I created a model using ModelBuilder in ArcMap. How can I share this model as a toolbox to run it in another computer? The tool is expected to be shown under system toolboxes and users can run it ...
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Toolboxes not appearing in ArcGIS Pro? [duplicate]

I upgraded to ArcGIS Pro 2.2 today and now I can't access the toolboxes in the geoprocessing pane. When I try to select toolboxes, they do not appear and are not available as an option. I think that a ...
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Import Processing Toolbox in PyQGIS 3.0

I am trying to import processing toolbox in my standalone PyQGIS application. But I am in trouble. I follow this instruction: Importing QGIS Processing in stand-alone python script? and this Using ...
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Adding system tools to custom toolbox in ArcGIS Pro?

I am still getting over the quirks of ArcGIS Pro, right now I want to create my own toolbox that contains some tools useful for my current project: hillshade, contour and kernel density. But it ...
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Why are some QGIS tools only available via the Processing Toolbox? [closed]

This is a followup to Making QGIS toolbox tool available directly from toolbar? which I posted several days ago. That question was more of a "how". This one is more of a "why". Why are some QGIS ...
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Making QGIS toolbox tool available directly from toolbar?

At QGIS 2.18.16, I commonly use a tool that is only available (AFAIK) through the Toolbox (Processing > Toolbox > QGIS Geoalgorithms > Vector table tools > Frequency analysis). I would like to ...
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Adding 3rd party grass script into qgis processing toolbox on Mac? [closed]

I am trying to integrate this script http://www.mergili.at/randomwalk.php into QGIS on Mac, but I am having a few problems. I have already seen How to add my own GRASS algorithms to Processing? But ...
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Remove optional tag for parameters user script processing toolbox QGIS

I have sucessfully written my first QGIS processing toolbox. But have this bizzare optional tag on my parameters and i would like to remove these tags. ##Fichier_csv=file ##Dossier_de_sortie=folder #...
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Own script fails to execute in Processing toolbox [closed]

I have the following script that i'd like to make into a QGIS toolbox. # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- ##shpgen = name ##Fichier_CSV = file ##Chemin_de_sortie = folder ##nomodeler import sys import re ...
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Orfeo toolbox not activating

I'm a (relatively) new Mac QGIS user, and I'm having trouble with my processing toolbox. Specifically, I'm having an issue with the Orfeo toolbox not activating after downloading the last update (2....
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Finding toolbox in Geoprocessing Package (GPK)?

I have downloaded the tessellation tool for ArcGIS Desktop for making hexagon grids around a study area. I only found a *.gpk file at https://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=...
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How to import multiple python scripts in one script tool

ESRI gives the option to import a script directly into a tool in your toolbox, eliminating the need for managing both the toolbox and the python script it refers to. I have a script tool that refers ...
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Toolbox algorithms execution times

I would like to be able to log execution times of the algorithms launched in the toolbox. I see there's a history of all the launched commands with start times but there is nothing given about the ...
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Why are geoalgorithms missing from QGIS processing toolbox (GRASS & SAGA) [duplicate]

I am wanting to calculate albedo from a Landsat 8 set of bands. When I use GRASS' Processing toolbox i.albedo, within QGIS, the option for landsat 8 is not avaialbe, however if I use GRASS separately ...
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How to set Terrain Mapping toolbox as a permanent tool?

I have downloaded the Terrain Mapping Toolbox in order to use in a project that was assigned to me. However, I want to define it as a permament toolbox in ArcMap, similary with the main toolboxes that ...
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Execute a batch process of a spatial tool within an ArcGIS Toolbox

I have created a Data Interoperability Spatial ETL tool. I do have a Data Interoperability license. I want to create a nightly batch process to run this tool. As suggested, I have created a python ...
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How to import someone else's toolbox?

I'm trying to use a toolbox created by someone at Esri to help with the creation of bivariate choropleth maps. I'm not sure, though, how to import the toolbox and the other files so that I can use ...
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Use ArcPy to set vertical coordinate system [duplicate]

I'm trying to automate a process where a new geodatabase is created and includes a series of point feature classes that show survey points for drilled wells. Now, I have managed to set the ...
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GRASS via Processing Toolbox doesn't work in QGIS 2.8.3 on Mac?

I am quite new to QGIS and working with the external applications such as GRASS. When trying to launch a GRASS tool from the processing toolbox I get the following error: Missing dependency. This ...
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r.sun from QGIS toolbox doesn't give realistic value about the hours of insolation

I have a problem with the GRASS module r.sun when I run it in QGIS. I would calculate the hours of insolation in a specific site during a specific day. When I ran the algorithm "r.sun" from GRASS, it ...
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Opening image files with Sentinel 2 toolbox

Anyone worked with the Sentinel-2 toolbox/SNAP? It doesn't support sentine-2 data to be opened directly. I tried opening .safe, .zip and .xml files.
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Error Trying to Run R Summary Statistics in QGIS 2.12.1

When I try to run the R script "Summary statistics" in QGIS 2.12.1 on a Windows 7/64 bit machine, I get the error message "error in if (!file.info(DSN)$isdir) DSN missing value where TRUE/FALSE needed,...
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SAGA tools in QGIS only allow save as .sdat file?

I'm just beginning to learn how to use SAGA 2.1.2 tools within QGIS 2.12.1 on a Windows 7 64 bit computer by working through exercises in Mastering QGIS by Menke et al. (https://www.packtpub.com/...
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osgeo4w not installing processing tools in QGIS toobox. [duplicate]

I have uninstalled and reinstalled QGIS several times from the OSGeo4W application. I have done this with no problem on several other times, but now I cannot get the tools to load. Most of the help ...
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How do I set up the R Script folder in QGIS 2.8.1 Processing Toolbox (Advanced Interface)?

I am currently lacking the R Script folder in my processing toolbox under the advanced interface tab. I suspect this could be a result of the firewall in my company's wifi. I already have R ...
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QGIS Grass Processing toolbox [closed]

I'm trying to use some of the GRASS tools from the processing toolbox in QGIS. I get the following Python error: An error has occured while executing Python code: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Processing Toolbox, avoid using empty layer

I have a process (on the processing Toolbox) I need to reproject and merge two layers (result of previous operations). Sometimes, one of these layers will be empty, in that case it is not necessary to ...
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Where can I find a comprehensive overview of QGIS geoalgorithms?

i am looking for an overview of processing toolbox / qgis geoalgorithms tools unfortunately the link http://www.qgis.org/de/docs/user_manual/processing/toolbox.html seems to be dead. SEXTANTE ... (...
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QGIS Grid Division/Grid Product etc. results are wrong projection

I have several raster grids, all 4320 columns, 2160 rows in WGS 84 projection. They are loaded from ESRI ascii files. When I use the Processing Toolbox to carry out arithmetical transformations on the ...
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How to fix QGIS crashes when using GRASS toolbox?

I've installed QGIS 2.0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. exactly as explained on qgis.org . Unfortunately QGIS crashes when trying to use any GRASS model (r.aspect as example): just opening QGIS, click on toolbox ...