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Limiting the shown area for a shapefile

I am new to QGIS so im not that experienced with the program. I want to create a GeoPackage with various WMS and shapefile information sources for a small area, but all my source files have displayed ...
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How to change the size of a tool window in ArcMap 10.7

I'm doing a ton of Attribute Transferring utilizing the Spatial Adjustment toolbar. When I use the Attribute Transfer Tool it opens a select a source feature window and the Select a Destination ...
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Bezier editing tool - problem with plugin

Have been using Bezier editing tool for a while in QGIS but for some reason I couldn't find it anymore. When I tried to install it again I was recieving this message : Python error : Couldn't load ...
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Identifying Grassland surrounded by Woodland

I am trying to identify patches of grassland that is surrounded or mostly enclosed by woodland. I want to find glades and pastures which are sheltered from the wind. Can anyone think of any tool that ...
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Set print extent in demto3D of QGIS diferent than x min, x max, y min, y max

I have an area that I want to print in 3D. The area has 4 sets of coordinates. I first used a polygon of the area of interest, then cut the DEM of the same area. I used demto3D from QGIS to generate ...
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Esri draw toolbar equivalent in QGIS

The company I work for is moving from ArcMap to QGIS, so we are trying to find QGIS equivalent tools and one being Esri's draw toolbar. The main of the toolbar I am looking for is the circle drawing ...
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not showing GDAL raster tools

I have installed QGIS 3.22.14 on two computers. Both win11, 64-bit. On one computer I can see the GDAL Raster tools, and on the other I cannot. System variables show that GDAL is installed. The ...
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TIN-Interpolation always crashing, user error?

Perhaps you can help figure this out, maybe i just overlook something. So i have a point cloud which a imported from a lidar-data-file (laz). Now, to generate a raster data set, i planned on using the ...
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Inverse Clip (Erase) in ArcGIS Pro without Advanced License or Third Party Tools

In ArcGIS Pro, the 'Clip' tool deletes the parts of the input features that do not overlap the clip features. I want to delete the parts of the input features that DO overlap the clip features. So, ...
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Error using Grass v.net.centrality

I have a network downloaded from Open Street Maps on which I want to run the Grass v.net.centrality tool. I've tried everything I can think of, including reinstalling QGIS (I've tried multiple ...
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Substraction of line feature in QGIS

I have two overlapping line features. The blue line is a intercepted feature outputted of the red line (and another polygon feature). I need to get only the red line parts where there is no ...
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How can I create WebP MBTiles?

Using the "Generate XYZ Tiles" command from "Raster tools" it is possible to create a MBTiles format file containing either PNG or JPG images. I would like to create an MBTiles ...
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Getting area / perimeter / length while digitizing

Is it possible in QGIS to see the area / perimeter of a shape or the length of a line while digitizing (not just after finishing it)? I know, I can use the Advanced Digitizing Panel to get the ...
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Maximisation of circles that don't intersect other geometries within a given layer using QGIS

My context is an orchard in which certain trees already exist. I want to plant new trees that have to be at 10m from any other trees and from the border of the orchard. The grey points in the image ...
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Build a super lightweight version of QGIS

I'm looking for a way to create a QGIS build with a minimal set of specific tools. I want to use it with my custom script that allows the user to: Create a new project Add offline OSM tiles Put a few ...
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Some Tools in Editor Toolbar Grayed out

I am using ArcMap 10.8 with a Basic Level License and Windows 10. I am in Data View. Have layer in TOC selected and started Edit session. I have removed the definition query from the feature class ...
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When drawing a polygon in QGIS, finding a point defined by two known distances

I'm looking for some tool or process that runs just like a tool present in Arcmap called 'Distance Distance'. For example, to draw a irregular polygon defining the first four points, I would like to ...
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ArcPy GridIndexFeature doesn't calculate square Grids - But using the tool in ArcGIS Pro desktop it does

I am currently trying to create Grids for several counties in my country. Therefore I wrote a Python script using ArcPy and the GridIndexFeatures tool. I want a 1000x1000 Meters Grid. If I am using ...
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Get coordinates on click without using QgsMapToolEmitPoint

I have a code that reacts to a mouse click. I click on the label of an object and get the ID of this object. Everything works perfectly. But I need to do all the same when some other tool is active (&...
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Can' select tools a number of drawings

I am using ArcGIS 10.8 and I want to add some labels at the feature class of points. So, I draw some lines to indicate the label per point. I want to remove some of them, but the Select tools can't ...
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Getting point geometry by clicking at the map within QGIS plugin

From QGIS 3 Plugin Tutorial I need the example for getting a point geometry from clicking at the map. So I have a file point_tool.py: from qgis.gui import QgsMapTool, QgsMapToolEmitPoint from PyQt5....
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After updating to QGIS 3.20.2 vector processing tools are missing

In my QGIS 3.20.2 I can't use tools from the Vector menu as I used in the previous QGIS version. See the print screens. Can somebody tell me why as well as how to resolve this issue?
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Change number of default vertices in circles

I would like to change the number of default vertices per quarter circle QGIS creates/uses when running tools. Background I need to do some area calculations for circles and polygons containing curves,...
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How to move data according to the distance [closed]

I have a data in the shapefile format. Now I have to move them according to the boundaries. Is their any solution to move according to the distance without manually. I want to select the data with ...
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How to visualize layers from ArcGIS\QGIS project in their order

A lot of times I've seen visualization of layer in their order (like on the pic). Could anyone recommend a tool to make the same with my layers (could be QGIS or ArcGIS) or at least how this ...
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Eliminating duplicates only if data is the same according to attributes

Having duplications in the data is quite natural and removing them is quite hard if we didn't have the same attributes. In QGIS there are tools to eliminate the duplications but only if the data is ...
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Making a pivot table in ArcGIS using Standard license

Having issued with using the pivot table tool in ArcGIS Pro due to the license level, I want to know if any geographer here knows how to make the pivot table of pivot table-like output using a set of ...
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Vector Tools Tab Does Not Appear on QGIS 3.10.8 and QGIS 3.14.1 on Windows 7 through Remote Access VPN (They do on Windows 10)

I am using QGIS on my work computer which runs Windows 7. I am using remote access (VPN) to access this work computer that runs Windows 7 since I am working from home. Today I tried to use the vector ...
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Change default saving folder

Probably a basic issue, but still something that irks me and I can't find an answer online. I want to change the default folder for saving new shapes/processing outputs from "last used folder&...
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ArcMap Intersect Tool is missing just one intersect point of two polyline shapefiles?

I'm trying to find the intersect of 2 polyline shapefiles. One shapefile is a long line (of multiparts), the other shapefile is 11 straight lines that "fan out" radially. The ends of the first ...
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Processing tool window doesn't appear in QGIS

I'm encountering a strange problem: I cannot execute any tools in QGIS (e.g., buffer, join--literally everything anything in the Vector or Raster menus. This seems to apply to all tools in all plug-...
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Did Digitizing tools last update remove polygon cutting?

In a previous project i used the Digitizing Tools plugin to cut polygons from other polygons. But it seems that with a new update that feature is removed? I can't seem to use the most of the buttons. ...
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Set QGIS 3.X additional dependencies in Manjaro

I am running QGIS 3.10 under Manjaro. I would like to add SAGA and R support to my QGIS tools as described in this thread (Configuring QGIS and SAGA on Ubuntu). The solution described here does not ...
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Measure Line while editing in Edit Mode (Workaround?)

It's unfortunate that QGIS does not allow the use of the Measure Line tool while activiely editing something with Add feature or Vertex tool. As soon as one of the latter tools are switched on the ...
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Why my Geoprocessing tools was lost

How can I bring up my Geoprocessing tools again?
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Unable to execute any processing tool in QGIS [closed]

I am new to QGIS and want to learn some basic tools. However, after software installation I cannot execute any tool from the processing toolbox. All the tools is giving me the same error: The ...
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Setting Alpha Slider and Feature Count ON by default using QGIS?

In QGIS 3.4, I would like to automatize and uniformize the appearance of each layer. I would like that each new layer is created: with the alpha slider activated with Feature count activated
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Identify Route Locations tool to display Z coordinate

Identify Route Locations tool working with routing which is connected to M coordinate. Is there a ArcGIS tool which display route location with Z coordinate? It could be similar aproach - identify ...
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HGT Elevation vs Calculated Elevation

I wondering how to interpret the elevation calculation. Per example. We are in Canada and I use SRTM3 files. I use the GDAL library to extract my elevation, everyting is ok, except: Why (or how) the ...
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Free Android app / website to create street based polygons and export them (GeoJSON, gpx)?

I'm looking for a very simple app / website that allows selecting multiple points on the map to create a polygon that can be exported as a gpx / GeoJSON file. The idea is to communicate special areas ...
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Analytical hierarchy process tool - SAGA. How to configure Pairwise comparisons table?

What is the configuration and extension (.txt, .csv ...) of the Pairwise comparisons table file requested by the SAGA AHP tool- Analytical Hierarchy Process - in QGIS? Are there examples of ...
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Find the theoretically fastest route based on many partially overlapping GPX tracks

Between the points A and Z in a city, there are several possible routes that may partially overlap or cross at crossroads (such as A→B→C→D→Z, A→J→C→D→Z, A→K→C→L→Z, A→M→N→L→Z, etc.). This may be ...
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Unable to Edit Shapefiles - New Installation [closed]

I recently installed 10.6 and everything seems to be working great except I can not edit. It began every time I tried to edit a shapefile or feature class- the map would crash even with no basemaps or ...
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Reconciling Features with different field types

I have two feature classes who mostly have the same fields. However, some of the fields do not share the same field types. For example, one has a created date field that is a Date while the other ...
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Is there a "Merge Parts" tool in QGIS?

In the advanced digitizing toolbar, QGIS has these 3 tools: Split Features, Split Parts, and Merge Features. Is there a tool or equivalent algorithm for the logical fourth one: "Merge Parts"? This ...
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ArcMap 10.6. Input Features of any tool causes software to crash

Any tool I use in ArcMap crashes the entire program when I click the folder next to the "input features". Literally any geoprocessing tool. I'm not sure why this is happening, or what relevant ...
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Project tool swallows data [closed]

I want to project my data into another coordinate system. I tried using the Project tool but when I opened the attribute table after ArcGIS said it had finished it was empty. I also tried using ...
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Looping Eliminate tool in Python?

I am very new at Python,I'm not sure if this is even the appropriate way to do what I want to do, but basically, I'm looking to eliminate all of the small polygons in a feature class that was created ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to draw a perftectly straight line?

In most programs, when you have a line tool, you can hold control or shift and it will let you draw a perfectly vertical or horizontal line, sometimes it the tool will snap at 90 degree angles. How ...
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Can Python 3.6 Script be turned into tool that will work in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a Python 3.6 script that I want to turn into a tool for that I can use in ArcMap (10.5). Will that even work or will I strictly have to do it in ArcGIS Pro? I couldn't seem to find any ...
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