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Profile Tool plots multiple times

I have a problem with the Profile Tool plug In. I have a layer which contains the X,Y and elevation of a cross section. I add new points at both extremities, entering only the elevation value. When I ...
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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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Disperse markers - trouble with input file?

I had an excel sheet listing addresses that I imported into ArcGIS and geocoded which created a File Geodatabase Feature Class of all the points. I am trying to display the map where it disperses ...
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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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Error with QGIS and Grass Tools

I wanted to use the r.viewshed tool in QGIS. Everytime I want to start the tool there is a error (german): Dieser Algorithmus kann nicht ausgeführt werden run :-( GRASS GIS 7 ist anscheinend nicht ...
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Pretty-printing WKT strings?

Is there a tool that will pretty-print well-known-text strings? One that would accept for instance MULTIPOLYGON (((40 40, 20 45, 45 30, 40 40)), ((20 35, 45 20, 30 5, 20 35))) and output something ...
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No processing tools in QGIS 3.2 [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to QGIS 3.2 and followed the install instructions carefully. Under the raster and vector menus I have only 1 tool for vector and only 3 for raster. No analysis, geometry, ...
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Move Label Not Working

I'm using QGIS 3.2 and want to manually move a few labels on a layer but when I try to use the move labels tool I can't move them. I can however rotate and change them using those tools. I looked in ...
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Lat Lon Digitize tool not working with MULTIPOINT in QGIS?

I don't know what is a reason but in QGIS 3.2 "Lat Lon Digitize" tool doesn't work with MULTIPOINT, it works only with POINT layers. Is it a bug?
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Function process diagram of cut polygon tool

As far as the Cut Polygon tool from the Editor toolbar is concerned, polygons can be cut into two or more shapes according to that line drawn by a user. Where can I get a detailed function process ...
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Is there a specific tool to globally manage visibility/theme in QGIS?

In short : I'm looking for a Visibility Manager (QGIS 2.18) ou Theme Manager (3.0). I couldn't find it in the QGIS plugin list or in different methods on gis.stack. Maybe I missed it and maybe it ...
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Using Polygon centroids tool - points aren't always inside polygon, can I fix that?

When I use Polygon centroid tool, points aren't always inside polygon, because some polygons have weird shape with holes inside them. I have big amount of polygons and I need to use this tool and I ...
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Convert Raster to grid [duplicate]

I want to convert or a raster into a grid. I am with QGIS. I have a raster of a parcel. I have a vector grid of the same area. I want to add in each block of the grid a mean value of the raster. ...
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Tiling image to be used with Google Maps?

I have a 2880 x 2880 image that I would like to tile so that it replace the entire usual world map. So far I got this working gdal2tiles.py -p raster -z 0-6 5KNewMap.png abc3/ but for the zoom ...
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Densify tool equivalent for Basic ArcGIS License?

I'm looking for a tool/script/quicker process that does the same thing as the standard license's densify tool. I'm only using a basic license though. Just wondering if there was anything out there ...
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Fast implementation of polygon overlay tools in osgeo suit

I am currently using symmetrical difference, difference and intersect tools from standard QGis implementation in python (I use pyqgis). I do topological checks ie. if Fc1 is contained within Fc2. ...
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Opensource Metadata management tool [duplicate]

I am looking for an opensource web based metadata management tool for geographic data. I have gone through a related question: Seeking Open Source ISO Metadata Editor? First of all it was asked six ...
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Adding a Tool to a DockableWindow add-in

I have inherited a C# ESRI (ArcMap) add-in that needs a UI tweak (the rest of the changes are completed). And I had no previous experience with such add-ins before starting on this. The add-in in ...
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Is there any tool for coordinate system detection from a point coordinate?

I have bounding box points below; -20037508.34, -20037508.34, 20037508.34, 20037508.34 Let's think about a tool that gives one of these points as an input and returns the coordinate system/...
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QGIS Densify Geometries based on expression

I tried using the Expression Based Input in the Densify Geometries tool with the following expression: attribute( $currentfeature ,'VertNum') where VertNum is a field in the attribute table that ...
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Pause drawing button (plus others) missing from view window

The pause-drawing, refresh, and data/layout toggle buttons have disappeared from my view window. I'm using ArcGIS Desktop Standard 10.4.1. I've not upgraded recently or made any changes to the ArcMap ...
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QGIS python error for XY tools plug in, even after installing xlrd and xlw modules!

As I am a complete beginner, I had troubles getting the XY tools plug in running. Now that the xlrd and xlw module error has disappeared after installment of said modules, I can finally choose the X ...
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Add new actions to identify feature context menu

How can i add new actions to identify feature context menu, i mean when selecting a feature with identify tool and right click on the selected feature, here i want to add new actions to the popup menu....
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Are there any free online GIS courses based around using QGIS? [duplicate]

Does anyone know of any MOOCs for learning GIS which use QGIS for any practical exercises? I've been finding QGIS a fantastic tool for work, but would like to understand it and GIS principles on a ...
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“Data management tools” does not exist under “Vector layer”? [duplicate]

I am using QGIS 2.18.12 and I need to calculate the area of overlap between two shapefiles. Help I've already found for this problem says to use "Data management tools" under "Vector layer" but the ...
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Any way to create polygons with brush-like tool?

I’m making a hiking map for a small range of mountains. I’d like to show surface coverage, including a few broad categories of vegetation type, rock, sand, etc. I’d like to do this as vector data. I ...
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Opening script in Toolset using GPToolDialog()?

I need to open a Python Script using GPToolDialog(), but the script is in a Toolset, not in the Toolbox main path. I tried many ways to solve but do not work, examples: Example 1: pythonaddins....
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Python script from Python Toolbox do not work and show no error

I have a Python ToolBox with two Custom Python Scripts. The first one works well, but when I try to run the second, there is no errors, but the operation do not run. import arcpy class Toolbox(...