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ArcGIS Pro pixellates vector marker symbol when published as web feature layer

I've added multiple SVG images to a feature layer as custom symbols in ArcGIS Pro. While these show up exactly as expected in ArcGIS Pro, the same symbols appear pixellated once the feature layer is ...
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Is there a way to join specific features of 2 seperate line layers into 1 new layer?

Specifically, I am looking to put speed limits (which currently reside in my road network layer), into my bus route layer (which follows some of the same roads, but not all within the road network). ...
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Compare two shapefiles by location and attribute in QGIS

I am looking for a way to compare two shape layers automatically. We have two files that represent two different states of our project and thus contain similar data in the same format (e.g. both point ...
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ogr2ogr TopologyException invalid input geometry; ring self-intersection

I'm facing a problem when using osgeo/gdal:ubuntu-small-3.2.1 docker image and running these commands on the Natural Earth vector dataset: # Get and unzip the data # (inspired from https://github.com/...
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How do I add my .shp file as a Vector layer in QGIS?

I'm working in QGIS 3.12 and my university as given us zip files of "data" for each practical we do. I've unzipped it and followed steps of adding a vector layer and navigating to the right ...
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How to merge polygons from two different features without creating a hole in QGIS?

How is it possible to merge the yellow polygon with the blue polygon without creating a hole and keeping the big yellow polygon intact. Each time I try to delete the small yellow polygon, the whole ...
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Draw an envelope for only selected features in many/Batch layers in QGIS

I have about 1000 layers, I did select by attributes Batch files and select by one step features I need in all 1000 layers. Now I need to draw the envelope for those selected features in all 1000 ...
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Calculating polygon area within polygon using ArcGIS Pro

I have a soil layer overlaying a watershed layer in ArcGIS Pro. How do I calculate the different types of soil area within the watershed? I have tried summarized within, but it does not work.
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QGIS: multiplying of symbology transparency

In order to export partly transparent symbology to PDF in QGIS as vectors, the symbology itself needs to have transparency – if the whole layer is sat to be transparent, the symbology gets rasterized. ...
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Select circular polygons in QGIS

I have a multipolygon layer, in which some geometries are circles, drawn in an unknown GIS. How can I select only those features which are circular? A quick manual check confirms that circular ...
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QGIS Raster file not matching with vector data when I match their Coordinate referencing systems

I'm still quite new to GIS. I am trying to sync the CRS of some vector data I retrieved in the field with some raster Digital Elevation Models I have downloaded. The vector data is a gpx. file ...
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Is topology stored explicitely in vector layers or is it derived from stored geometry information?

In vector layers, different types of information are stored like: Geoemtry Attribute data Meta data (like filename, projection etc.) Spatial indices However, what about topology? Is it an explicit ...
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Open Source Desktop Tool to Style MapBox Vector Tile Data for MapBox

I have MapBox Vector Tile data in the form of mbtile files that needs to be styled for MapBox. Need a desktop application to work with data locally that will allow the style to be saved locally as ...
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Select points outside of polygon in Google Earth Engine

I understand how to get the points that fall inside a polygon with GEE: // Load a feature collection and a area of interest var dataset1 = ee.FeatureCollection("link/to/any/point/dataset/on/gee&...
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T-rex basemap style

I've figured out how to display a tile using T-rex, only problem i don't have any basemap is it normal ? Do i need to load another table ? I took my data form geofrabrik as an .pbf file. I have used ...
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QGIS georeference a Mesh layer with wind vectors?

I have an .nc file with u and v components to create a map of wind speed and direction. When I add the layer as a mesh in QGIS, I am able to get the arrow vectors correctly (image below), however, the ...
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Tippecanoe vector tiles duplicating over certain graticules (equator, -90)

I have large geojsons at different scales that I have converted to tiles with tippecanoe. My ultimate goal is for a user to be able to draw a box around the tiles and calculate mean attribute values ...
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Creating polygon of difference using ArcMap

I have two polygon layers, each describing the Geomorphic units (GU) within a river channel across two surveys. Using ArcMap (10.7.1), I would like to create a new layer, illustrating the change in ...
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Using a feature in a function in OpenLayers

I want to use in the get_pdf_data function the data loaded in the "imobile" vector so that I can perform operations with the "imobile" vector. The code I'm trying to do this with ...
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Massachusetts Woodland Shapefile / GDB Not Rendering Correctly QGIS

I am working on a personal project that utilizes USGS Land Cover Woodland data sets and I seem to have an issue in QGIS where part of the state of Massachusetts is missing / not rendering correctly. ...
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Snap to disabled layers problem - QGIS [closed]

I'm having some trouble with QGIS because when I try to edit a vector, it displays the edges in that point of all the layers loaded in the drawing even though they are off, making it almost impossible ...
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Why is points to path tool connecting the start and ending points?

The PointsToPath tool is connecting the start point to the end point. I'm new to QGIS. I'm using an older version - 3.4.5. I have manually entered in the points in as a scratch layer. I export as a ...
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Changing default settings for the Save Vector Layer as… dialogue box - QGIS

I would like to change the defaults selected in the Save Vector Layer as... dialogue box. I use export to kml and Shapefile daily and would like it to default to the settings I use, rather than ...
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GRASS - r.mask analogous for vectos

I am working with r.stats. My analysis is about overlap Extreme Climatic Events (ECE) raster map with mammals range maps. I used to do my analysis first creating r.mask on ECE map and then applying r....
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Shapefile partly hidden in QGIS but fully visible in Geosecma

I'm working in QGIS Hannover and have added some vector shapefiles to my project. Some of the data in the files won't show up in the viewport, leaving "holes" in the map. The same file ...
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Export vector file in DXF

I used QGIS a lot last year for Dutch cadastral maps purposes. Since December 2020 I notice something has changed when I export maps to dxf. Exports have always been as Vectorfile. Lately they become ...
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Landscape change metrics for vector data

I am new to GIS. I am currently working on a problem which involves two vector datasets about habitat and land use ("now" and "future"). I need to generate metrics like "...
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Creating python function to merge line segments if they are connected using ArcPy

I have a polyline shapefile consisting of several line segment features. I want to do a merge operation if the line segment features endpoints are connected, and if the features are disconnected do ...
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PostGIS difference between polygons - Ring Self-intersection?

I want to take ST_Difference or ST_Intersection to take the difference between two polygons. SELECT a.id, a.geom, st_difference(a.geom, b.geom) FROM liechtenstein.flaechen_norden a, liechtenstein....
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QGIS 3.16.3 uses Python 3.7.7 while I want it to use Python 3.9.1 already on my MacOS Big Sur

MacOS: Big Sur 11.1 QGIS: 3.16.3 KyngChaos said that QGIS 3.16 is using Python 3.9.X (strictly) and I installed this in my system, however the Python bundled with QGIS is 3.7.7. It is strange that ...
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How to use FactoQGIS for Typological Analysis Principal Components Analysis (PCA) for vector features in QGIS?

How to use FactoQGIS for Typological Analysis Principal Components Analysis (PCA) for vector features in QGIS? I have a shapefile of polygons as in the following image: Both visually and as ...
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How to draw centerlines of Oriented Minimum Bounding Box in the orientation closest to orientation of all polygons collectively in QGIS? [duplicate]

How to draw centerlines of Oriented Minimum Bounding Box in the orientation closest to overall orientation of all polygons collectively in the layer in QGIS? I have a shapefile of Oriented Minimum ...
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Calculating dominant angle of a polygon in QGIS without main_angle function

How can I calculate dominant angle of a polygon in QGIS without main_angle function? I have a shapefile of Oriented Minimum Bounding Box rectangles (accessible from the following link: https://drive....
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Topography - represent result in WKT as polygons with rings or multipolygon without rings?

I'm new to GIS vector, especially for GIS tools like ArcGIS, QGIS,... My question is, for this image below with poylgon 1 and polygon 2, typically how a WKT (Well-known text) is represented in GIS ...
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Changing symbology from simple marker into a vector (print of a building)

I've got a question about changing the symbology of a certain rule-based layer. See below as to the current simple marker: As you can see the house is given this grey color because of the added 'topo'...
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Calculating buffer distance for different groups of parallel lines in QGIS

I have a number of parallel lines (see here for the background: How to extend lines to Bounding Box in QGIS?). My final aim is to create the Centerline for each group of lines as illustrated here: ...
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Extending lines to their Bounding Box in QGIS

How to extend lines to Bounding Box in QGIS as in the following image: Figure 1: Lines Figure 2: Lines extended to Bounding Box Link to Shapefile of Bounding Box: https://drive.google.com/drive/...
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How to get centerline of each polygon (rectangles) in QGIS [duplicate]

How to get centerline of each polygon (rectangles) as in Figure 1 in QGIS to obtain centerlines as in Figure 2 Figure 1 Figure 2
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Batch create multiple buffers with variable size around point

For a statistical analysis, I need to calculate some landscape properties in several (rectangular) sample areas, which vary in size (extent ranging from 10 by 10 to 500 by 500). These sample areas are ...
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Renaming multiple layers in the legend from an attribute in each layer in QGIS

I have 72 layers that have been generated via affine transform of a single layer that has 72 categories. But the 72 layers have been given names that are sequential numeric. The original categories ...
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Align arrow (point layer) to water direction (line feature)

Assuming that pipes are digitizet correctly (first node as upstream, last as downstream), I need to align the arrows of a point layer to display flowmeter's direction. So far I need to use v.split (...
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What has happened to my landcover data?

I have downloaded Great Britain vector landcover data from Digimap. I was expecting it to look like the image on the left, however, when I downloaded it to ArcGIS Desktop it only displayed 1 colour (...
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QGIS 3.16.1: Clip by mask layer not working in macOS Big SUR

I am having an issue with clipping my raster as per the vector mask layer. I did try to counter the issue with projecting both files in same CRS, however, still getting the same error (ERROR 1: ...
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Doing TIN Interpolation in QGIS

I want to do TIN Interpolation on a layer but when I fill all the fields with the right data (vector layer, interpolation attribute, extent etc) the algorithm does not run and shows me this message: ...
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Vector length attribute not the same after convert to raster in QGIS

In QGIS I've successfully used GRASS v.to.rast to convert a SHP file to a raster and then raster>conversion>BMP. My output looks great. The raster info says it is w = 3070, h = 8727. Unit is ...
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Selecting by attributes on features sharing common value

I have a point vector with features sharing non-unique "ID"s. Each feature also has a "distance" field. I want to select among each set of features sharing the same "ID" ...
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Importing vector data into Earth Engine via asset manager

I am trying to import the shapefile of my country into the Earth Engine asset manager in order to perform some analysis, but I keep getting the error message below on every attempt after the task runs ...
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Select the holes in a vector shapefile in QGIS

Is there a way to select the holes (gaps) in a vector shapefile in QGIS, like the "fill holes" function which recognizes them indirectly? I need to get the holes from the original shapefile ...
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OpenLayers: exporting vector map to PDF

Our application uses OpenLayers+PostGIS to visualize and process millions of spatial data files (GeoJSON). We have a requirement to be able to export the processed final data as PDF/GeoPDF Vector maps....
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Adding column to attribute table indicating polygon each data point is in using ArcGIS Pro

I am working on a project linking ideas in Geology and Ecology. I currently have a map showing the geology of an area (polygon layer), with a points layer on top indicating the locations of data ...

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