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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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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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Error: 'Raster map not found' in QGIS 2.18.1 GRASS tools

I get the same error in multiple QGIS GRASS tools and I don't understand the error. I have a raster surface height map with some no data spaces I want to fill. The error occurs when using r....
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Split selected features with selected line from another layer not creating all new features

Trying to use the split selected features with selected line from another layer to split a polyline in 2. I run the tool and get the following output: In the attribute table there are now 2 ...
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Merge shapefiles to one tool not working?

When using the data management tool "Merge shapefiles to one" in QGIS why is it copying one of my shapefiles instead of merging the two together as it should?
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How to return FeatureLayer from gp service(using custom function tool) (.NET)?

My basic problem is that I have a custom function tool HLZCalulation that I created. It takes in a string to a file gdb , opens it, does some calculations, and then returns a featurelayer with the ...
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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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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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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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Why does my clipped raster seem to be slightly moved?

I'm having some problems with clipping rasters. I started clipping my raster using extents, but I saw that the clipped raster is different from the original raster. I created a virtual raster to use ...
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Removing FID as an option from ArcGIS Tool Validation Parameters

I am currently building a script tool which requires the user to select a sorting field from a list (built using a dependency on the featureclass). This Element is working fine, but I would like to ...
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Why would an ArcGIS 10 Python custom tool fail without throwing a "failed to execute" or "completed script" message at the end?

I have written a custom tool in Python for ArcGIS that converts in batch SHP files to GML files. It processes one file at a time in a folder, file, or ZIP file and then moves on to the next. If the ...
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Why does a tool not call its constructor or OnActivate() method?

I'm working on an add-in for ArcMap 10.0 in .Net version 3.5. It was finely added in arcgis desktop 10.0 as addin tool and working finely. I added some code in the addin project and build that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Understanding Mosaic to New Raster treatment of pixel values?

I'm working with arcGIS. I have mosaicked 8 rasters with values ranging from -408 to 180. The new mosaic shows pixel values ranging from 0 to 180.Then I compared cell by cell values from the ...
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Alternatives to QGIS difference tool

I have a very large shapefile of building polygons and a shapefile of the country they reside in (England). The building shapefile was built by merging 94 smaller shapefiles. Both files have the same ...
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How to configure "Same as Display" as processing extent by default in ModelBuilder?

I'm working on a very simple model for creating a path from a selected point to the closest polyline, in this model I used a Cost Distance and Cost Path tool for creating the more feasible track (...
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VBA to ActiveX tool

I have several scripts that I create UIcontronButton from, but I really want to create a dll from the scripts so I don't have to copy paste scripts on every computer. How do I create ArcMap tool dll?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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(...
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