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Topology describes non-metric relationships among geometric figures, such as adjacency, containment, and orientation. It is a branch of Mathematics, which deals in geometry without measurement.

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Topology-aware "waviness" for polygons in QGIS

I am wondering if there is any chance to create "wavy" polygons that respect the topology. In a polygon-layer where the individual features shares boundaries you can easily style each ...
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ArcGIS Pro - routing, remove short network elements and reconnect edges

I am setting up an ArcGIS Pro network for use in Network Analyst. So far things work pretty well, depart from some 1600 errors due to this kind of problem: " SourceName: linknetz, ObjectID: ...
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Select building facades that face the street

I have a set of buildings (building footprints) and a street network. The buildings have attribute Use. I need to transfer the value of attribute Use as well as the length of the building façade that ...
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Are there ways to speed up building large topology datasets in PostgreSQL/PostGIS?

I used this stored procedure to create a topology for all Census block groups in the contiguous US. It took almost 136 hours to run (on a fast, dedicated workstation - Ubuntu 23.04, PostgreSQL 16, 128 ...
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Cryptic PostGIS/GEOS topology error

I'm attempting to determine 1) what "ring edge missing" means in the following PostGIS/GEOS error message, and 2) why ST_Intersection throws it for certain gridSize parameters but not for ...
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Vector layer is showing gap which is not marked in red, how to correct the problem [closed]

I am working in a QGIS layer with more than 450 polygons. When I am checking with the topology checker for any error, it shows two gaps, but they are not visible in red, and one polygon is being ...
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Quickly remove overlaps from two polygon layers in ArcGIS Pro

I have two polygon layers (both very large, up to 1 million rows). One is cadastre (lot boundaries) and the other is building footprints. The latter is rather inaccurate (MS / Daylight layers but is ...
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How to resolve dangling end between two lines using QGIS

(It goes without saying, I am a beginner with all of this!) I have a QGIS (version 3.28.11-Firenze) file into which I imported a KMZ from Google Earth. The purpose of this is to produce a shapefile ...
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Topology checker shows gap which is not marked in red and not identifiable

I have a project with more than 100 polygons. I used Topology checker to identify errors like Gaps, Overlaps, Invalid Geometries, and Multi part features and corrected them all. The process was ...
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QGIS split feature tool produce topology gap errors while using Digitize with Curve

I'm using QGIS to digitize an area for land-use classification. The problem occurs when I start editing and use the split feature tool to split any polygon using Digitize with Curve Tool. When I check ...
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PostGIS / ST_Intersection error GEOSIntersects: TopologyException [duplicate]

With PostGIS, I want to generate a new table being the result of the intersection of a table of mixed geometries and a polygonal layer. Here is my attempt. I think this request is valid. But I have an ...
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Self-intersections from geoprocessing in QGIS but detected via digitizing validity checks

I have performed a set of geoprocessing tasks to produce a polygon output. The polygon output contains - what I would consider an invalid set of vertexes and as such, an invalid geometry. (see screen ...
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PostGIS ST_Overlap does not allow attribute editing

I have a PostGIS database which has a wonderful topology rule (ST_overlap), implemented following "dbaston"s suggestions in this post: Enforce PostGIS constraint that geometries do not ...
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How to simplify a segmented line network based on smallest angles at connection points?

I´d like to simplify a network of lines by merging small segments into interconnected compartements. The algorithm should merge the lines based on the smallest cost (degree) at the junction points to ...
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Intersecting multiple overlaping polygon tables in PostGIS

I have a seven linestring tables that I buffered to create polygons of each line network. I then successively intersected each table (Figure 1 below). I use the following sql query, but it take 36 ...
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Rigorously validate a GeoJSON polygon

I have a GeoJSON polygon which I'm suspicious about. It doesn't render properly in several different tools. Mapbox's Geojson-hint gives it a clean bill of health. The shape has many internal holes, ...
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Align features of polygon process not making changes in ArcGIS Pro

I have a layer of 770 polyons (LWS) which are generally not aligned to OS Mastermap but mostly should be. I am trying to use the Align Features tool to bring the LWS polygon boundaries that are less ...
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v.clean (GRASS) creates additional features

I am working with a large road dataset (approx. 1 million features) with a high number of overshoots and dangles. To address the overshoots and dangles, I am using the v.clean tools (break, snap, ...
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Polygons sharing a vertex causes gaps in topology

I have created a floodplain with raster to polygon, smoothing/simplifying, dissolving, and repairing geometry after every geoprocess. Now I'm doing a topology check for must not have gaps and it has ...
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Topology rules with attribute table exceptions in ArcMap/ArcGIS Pro

I have a set of geometries that represent different surveying polygons, for each set I have certain features that are exactly the same geometry wise, but have a different value in a unique identifier ...
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PyQGIS: How to find out if point is before, beneath or after a line geometry

I have got a line dataset and a point dataset and I wrote a function that snaps every point onto the closest line. My data look like that: However, the function I use (QgsGeometry.nearestPoint()) ...
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MultiPolygon - removing polygons intersections in PostGIS [closed]

Having a MultiPolygon, I would like to get a MultiPolygon where each polygon has no 'holes' and there are no polygons intersecting with each other. How to achieve this in PostGIS? To give you an ...
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Table not found in AddRuleToTopology

The following code works as expected in an ArcGIS Notebook (2.9.x): # variables arcpy.env.workspace = r"\\foo\Staging\NG911.gdb\ESINET" staging = r"\\foo\Staging\NG911.gdb\ESINET" ...
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PostGIS Topology with ArcGIS, is it possible? [closed]

I have been tasked with developing a specialised asset management system, based on PostgreSQL/PostGIS given that it will be multi-user reading and editing, that will be consumed by and manipulated ...
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Checking topological errors in Esri geodatabase feature class using ArcPy

I am using PyScripter and ArcMap import arcpy # set up workspace and input feature class arcpy.env.workspace = r"H:\Data_Processing\Work\PL07\Mygdb.gdb" fc = "County" # create a ...
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Geometry error in large dataset

I have a large shapefile that I'm working on, containing more than 555.000 polygons, that represents the area covered by a 5G network. I have to extract areas that are not covered by a 5G network ...
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Merge several topology errors to largest in ArcGIS Pro

I searched first and found people who have come across a similar problem, however, they were trying to solve the errors by creating new features, and the solutions given where aimed at creating, so I'...
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PyQGIS - importing features selected by location from online GeoJSON file

There is a large GeoJSON file stored online with thousands of geometries and I have created and stored a simple polygon .shp file that is the area of interest. Is there a way to use PyQGIS to import ...
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Determining adjacency across elements in a GeoPandas GeoDataFrame

Main question What is an efficient (i.e., good balance of memory & processing time) way to compute adjacency using a GeoPandas GeoDataFrame? For my the rest of my question, I'll focus on the case ...
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Computing polygon-arc table and left-right polygon table in PostGIS

A classic data structure for describing the topology of a polygon layer is the polygon-arc table and left-right polygon table as described in the ArcGIS documentation and the following illustration ...
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PostGIS Topology result still has gaps and overlap

I have been trying to build a Topology in Postgis with 4000+ polygons. They are not cleaned, with a lot of gaps and overlaps. After using ST_MakeValid, creating the topology and adding topogeom column,...
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What exactly are the definitions of the boundary and interior of a line or a point?

Regarding the DE-9IM and the OGC spatial predicates for expressing relationships between two geometries; I'm wondering what exactly are the boundary and interior of respectively a line and a point? Is ...
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Is the boundary of a polygon comprised in its interior?

I'm wondering, regarding the DE-9IM and the OGC spatial predicates for expressing relationships between two geometries; is the boundary of a polygon comprised in its interior or not? If not, does it ...
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How to add a polygon to multipolygon geometry in net topology suite?

I am missing something which seems obvious but does anyone know the answer? I have tried 'Append' method on MultiPolygon with Polygon geometry parameter but nothing happens. Would prefer to preserve ...
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Are contiguity matrix and adjacency matrix the same?

I'm am sorry for that beginner question. To start the calculation of a spatial auto-correlation value, the book I'm reading writes that we will starting to construct a contiguity matrix. Looking at ...
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Tools in QGIS for cleaning polyline topology?

Are there polyline topology cleaning tools in QGIS that perform same as ET Geowizard's "Renode Polylines" and "Clean Dangling Nodes" ? https://www.ian-ko.com/ET_GeoWizards/...
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Fixing multiple gap errors within polygon shapefiles using ArcGIS Pro

I did a Land Use Land Cover Classification based on multiple and different source shapefiles. The problem I'm facing in the result now is that there a thousands (about 50.000) of little gaps which I ...
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Snapping parcels together using ArcGIS Pro

I need to work with parcel data that comes from a variety of sources (private, gov, etc.). A lot of this is bad data where polygon boundaries overlap or do not snap together. I am finding it ...
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How to delete gaps but not change polygon boundaries with v.clean in QGIS?

So I am trying to get rid of gaps between a large number of polygons in QGIS using v.clean. I am able to successfully run the tool but the boundaries of very thin polygons end up changing quite ...
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In ArcGIS Pro, why are the colours of the polygons changing from a bright green to become greyed out as I zoom in?

Recently imported map from ArcMap to Pro, all the symbology has been brought over correctly. When zoomed out, I can see all polygons with the correct colours. The polygons are a Red/Green and can be ...
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Lines connecting at vertices not included in ArcGIS Pro Network Analyst service area

Situation: I'm attempting to generate drivetime areas for a pedestrian walking network using Network Analyst in ArcGIS Pro 2.9. The walking network feature dataset has many lines from one feature ...
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Eliminating overlaps and gaps between polygons using ArcMap

I work in ArcMap 10.8 with an Advanced level license. I work with geological maps. In particular, the scale is 1:500000. I have a lot of line objects (different elements of a relief) that have common ...
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networkx line vertices as nodes

I read shapefile and converts it into a Graph using networkx and momepy as per documentation. networkx converts endpoints as nodes and the line as the edge, and disregard the vertices within the line. ...
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How to remove Topology Checker red dots?

How do I remove red dots created by topology checker? I was trying to check for overlapping lines within one layer by using the topology checker --> Must not have Dangles. This didn't work, I'm ...
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Find polyline end vertex on polyline edge

I am looking for a basic or best approach to find any polyline End-vertex that falls on the polyline Edge. I have a set of polyline data that shows the flow of electricity based on the Start and End ...
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Merging adjoining polygons by rule

I have a huge vector layer coming from an aerial image classification, containing lots of small polygons. I’m willing to clean it a bit (i.e. "removing" polygons < 25 sq. metres) but I ...
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Topolgy vs simple features

I'm starting using PostGIS, and then I found the main extensions of it, Simple Features (postgis), Topology (postgis_topology), Rasters(postgis_raster). The Topology extension is great, in some ...
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Select polygons within polygons in same layer

I have a buildings layer that actually has a flaw. The inner courtyards, drawn as another polygon within the building polygon, should be islands of the building polygons. Instead, they are other ...
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Selecting features that do not touch other features in same layer in QGIS

In QGIS I have a polygon layer where there are some isolated objects which do not touch other objects in the same layer. They are isolated and therefore I do not need them. How can I select these ones?...
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"M coord limit exceeded" error when clippling line to polygon (ArcMap 10.5)

I am running ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1, and am trying to clip a large line feature (stream) using a single polygon extracted from a larger polygon layer (taxmap). Keep getting "Error 999999: Error ...
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