Questions tagged [translation]

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How to apply the xyz translation vector derived from IceSAT altimetry to an ArcticDEM strip?

Laser altimetry data from the NASA IceSAT spacecraft is used to compute x, y, and z offsets for ArcticDEM strip files. The values of these offsets are contained within the DEM metadata, but are not ...
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Performing rigid translation of polygon using GeoTools Java API?

I've been spending some days trying to find the best way to do a "rigid translate" of a polygon in a certain direction and distance, without much luck. To provide an example, consider translate like ...
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Move TIFF in QGIS 3.4

I've got a TIFF imported as raster in my QGIS with KBS WGS84. Now I duplicate the layer and want to move that raster to the right edge of the first TIFF. So I just want to move / translate the TIFF to ...
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Converting local coordinates to UTM 36N by control points in QGIS?

Our project is generating local excavation data from a local grid which we eventually want to transform from the local coordinates to real world coordinates. In this case we want to convert/translate ...
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QGIS, .asc to .dwg error

I am trying to convert an .asc file to .dwg using QGIS but I receive the following error: ERROR 1: CAD driver has no creation capabilities Could anyone please advise what the problem could be? ...
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Slightly misaligned layers in QGIS

I have three different layers loaded into QGIS. Two of the three are perfectly aligned, whilst the third is slightly off. Layer 1: Raster - LIDAR data from here Layer 2: Vector - Landscape feature ...
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Defining new datum in ArcGIS with seven parameter translation?

Is there a way to define a new datum in ArcGIS with seven parameter translation?
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Shape of polygons does not adjust to new position after translating in QGIS

I want to translate the polygon in this shapefile (PMNM_py.shp, http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/library/imast/pmnm_py.zip) from its initial position (NW of Hawaii) to central Europa to give somebody ...
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Is there any tool in QGIS to select and translate an inner ring without altering it nor the rest of the polygon?

I want to highlight the cloudfree pixels of a satellite image of which both of it with the cloudmask had been imported and reprojected from another GIS software. Because of the reprojection, my ...
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Coordinates translation issue (from EPSG:23030 to EPSG:4326)

I'm trying to figure out how to make some translations from UTM/ED50 to WGS84. The reason I need to do them is that my data source's coordinates are in EPSG:23030 format, and I need to represent them ...
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Coordinate translation in QGis?

Is there a way to apply an arbitrary coordinate translation to a layer in QGis 2.8.2? I have some data sets that are in a truncated coordinate system, and I need to shift them by a certain amount to ...
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MapInfo Universal Translator turning integer columns to decimal

I've got a TAB file that I am using FME Universal Translator in MapInfo 12.5 to turn into a SHP. The input TAB file has a variety of columns, some are floats and some are integers. The output ...
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How to write feature types with different geometries using Schema(From Table) to FME FileGDB using FME?

I need to generate a geodatabase with 25 feature classes according to varying schema (geometry included) that are defined in an excel spreadsheet. My approach so far has to been to use the Schema ...
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Is it possible to apply affine transformation (translation) to raster image? [closed]

Is it possible to move/translate a raster image in QGIS 2.2 (without using georeferencer) just like it can be done with a shapefile ? If not, alternatively can this be done with ArcGis?
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QGIS batch affine transformations

I have multiple polygon and line shapefiles on which I would like to apply a translation so I was wondering if it is possible to batch process them (maybe with graphic modeler ?) or do I have to ...
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FME - How to send list of files to reader

I have an Excel spreadsheet which contains the file paths of MapInfo files that I want to convert to a File Geodatabase using FME. Is it possible to send this spreadsheet to the MapInfo reader so ...
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How to Import ESRI Geodatabase format .gdb into PostGIS

I ran into a problem when loading a ESRI Geodatabase format .gdb into PostGIS. I have data 2.5GB GDB file. I followed some tutorials on the internet, but it seems that doesn't work out. I created a ...
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How can I translate a GML definition of SRS to a usual format (e.g. WKT or PROJ.4)?

From GDAL 1.9.0 a new utility is available: gdalsrsinfo. Although it can yield an XML (GML-based) definition from a source equivalent format or file, it seems that it can only read usual GDAL/OGR ...
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How to define a CRS using a projection rotated about a given point

I have a data set that uses a common projection, but has its own false easting and northing, and is rotated 315 degrees. I need to be able to work in this CRS and easily translate from one CRS to ...
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Can we use FME translator for upgrading lower version GIS database into higher version GIS database

I want to upgrdae our lower version GIS database into higher version GIS database.Is it possible to do so and suggest methods to do so.I am thinking of using FME.Is it possible to use FME or any other ...
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Translating all features in a shapefile

I have a friend with a bit of a problem. He has 1000+ shapefiles mapping paddocks and being used for precision agriculture. He's recently discovered the base station positions used to create these ...
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IDRISI .vec file translator to ESRI shapefile format?

I've recently got hold of almost 20 years old IDRISI .vec files which I'd like to convert to ESRI shapefile. I've been struggling to find any translator for this file format so far. Does anybody know ...
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Convert Postscript (*.ps), Encapsulated Postscript (*.eps), or Adobe Illustrator (*.ai) files to shapefile?

Are there any programs which can convert from Postscript, Encapsulated Postscript, or Adobe Illustrator file formats to a shapefile? What about adding geo-referencing? I'm also open to recipes using ...
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How to translate (reposition) a raster in Python?

I tried to use QGIS GeoReferencer to translate a raster layer, but somehow failed. It just goes to somewhere unexpected. Now I decide to do it myself, with python. I think some libraries like GDAL ...
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FME - Convert DWG to JPG

I am a beginner in Safe FME and i need to know how to Convert DWG files to JPG Files. Is it possible?
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albers projection to Lat, Lon

Thanks in advance for helping me with my issue. This GIS stuff is using parts of my brain that have remained idle since high school, and some parts are working faster than others. I have land data ...
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Seeking options for Spatial ETL (Extract, Transform, Load)?

I am interested in the pros and cons of various spatial ETL (extract, transform, load) tools. If you have used the items listed here (or add your own), I seek your opinions and experiences. In ...
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FME - Is it possible to add custom command line input arguments to a workspace?

I have a workspace whose command line call is like so: fme.exe DwgImporter.fmw --SourceDataset_ACAD Z:\FME\Data\DWGs\*.dwg --DestDataset_MSSQL_ADO IHS_TPW --...
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FME - How to convert string represenation of date to a date format that SQL Server will accept?

I have dates in the form of 07-28-2010 I am extracting from DWG filenames. I need to push these to a DateTime formatted table in non-spatial SQL Server 2008. SQL Server doesn't like them as strings ...