Questions tagged [vertices]

Also known as a "nodes", the points specifically used to describe a polygon or polyline in a "vector" or "linestring" representation.

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Extracting coordinates of polygon vertices in ArcMap?

I've got about a dozen polygons in a feature class loaded in ArcMap 10, all in geographic WGS 1984. How do I easily obtain the coordinates associated with each vertex of each polygon in that feature ...
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Order of polygon vertices in general GIS: clockwise or counterclockwise [closed]

Two days ago I asked a question about the internal storing order for the vertices of a polygon in ESRI shapefiles. That question was answered (Are polygons stored clockwise or counterclockwise in a ...
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Using QGIS vertex editor? [closed]

I'm having two main problems: When hovering over a map with multiple layers, even though I only have one layer editable and visible, I am seeing all the nodes of all layers show up as red dots when ...
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Viewing vertices in ArcGIS Desktop?

In ArcGIS, is it possible to change the polyline symbology to show vertices? Or do I need to extract the points via Feature Vertices To Points? This becomes a pain if I want to edit the source polygon/...
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Finding boundary co-ordinates from given set of point co-ordinates?

Given a set of coordinates, How do we find the boundary coordinates. <== Figure 1 Given the coordinates in the above set, How can I get the coordinates on the red boundary. Boundary is the polygon ...
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Difference between node and vertex in GIS?

In graph theory the term of node and vertex are equivalent, but sometimes in the GIS world the nodes and vertex are mentioned in the same context. I was wondering what the difference is? Node: can ...
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Counting number of vertices of polygons and lines in QGIS?

In QGIS, is there a way to count the number of vertices of polygons and lines in a given layer, and create a separate field containing these values? I suspect it's a function somewhere in the field ...
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How to display vertex markers in QGIS for non-editable layers?

I've a PostGIS layer with read-only privileges. Is there any way to display the vertex markers of the layer?
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Removing unnecessary vertices?

I have over sampled polygons that I need to simplify, without changing the shape. basically, I want to reduce the number of vertices, by eliminating the ones that are useless and have the polygons ...
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Adding vertices to existing lines where they intersect using ArcPy?

I need to add vertices to existing lines at intersections, something like this: I want to do this automatically, by Python script. I can get the coordinates (x,y) of intersections in very simple way: ...
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PyGIS remove QgisVertexMarker from scene

I am writing a plugin that includes interaction with the map. Therefore I use a QgsMapTool. It is possible for a user to mark a point on the map. When the user clicks a red X is drawn on the mapCanvas ...
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How to Identify and Delete duplicate vertices?

I am trying to figure out how to delete duplicate vertices. I have successfully determined that there are duplicate vertices using PLTS Data Reviewer, but I am confounded as to how I identify and ...
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Why is ArcMap editor deleting some added vertices and simplifying polygon?

I am using ArcMap 10.0. I am trying to edit (and add) vertices in a polygon. I start editing, (using "Edit Vertices" tool), and add many vertices in the polygon. Then when I am done, I save the ...
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Editing vertex in QGIS 3 [closed]

I don`t manage to move a vertex. I read an answer on this question, but even though, I am not able to move it. And I am not able to prolong a line.
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Update sde.st_geometry M values to cumulative distance (geometric length)

I'm trying to write a query to update sde.st_geometry M values to the cumulative length of a line. The M values in my route feature class are purely based on the geometric length of the line. The ...
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How to iterate through each vertex in a line?

I am working with ArcObjects in building functionality for a toolbar inside of ArcMap. Once I start an edit session, I use the tools to manually draw a line. I am trying to loop through this line get (...
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Merging polygons that share one vertex (node neighbors) using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a set of very large shapefiles and would like to merge polygons within these that share one vertex. Currently they are all separate like so: What tool can I use to merge all the polygons ...
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What's the PostGIS equivalent to Extract Nodes in fTools / QGIS? [duplicate]

I'm looking to convert Park polygons from OSM into points. The QGIS fTools Extract Nodes tool will convert a polygon to points at the vertices. What is the equivalent function or work-flow in ...
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How to remove vertices or lines within a polygon?

I have transformed a *.dxf-file into a polygon shape-file. In many of the polygons i have lines whicht do not belong there but i can not delete them as i normally delete vertices on polygons by ...
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Deleting line vertices inside polygon using ArcPy?

Is there a way to automatically delete vertices in line features using a polygon file in ArcGIS so that it wouldn't cut up the line but just straightens the line inside the polygon? The lines are ...
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How to select and move below vertex - Vertex Tool (QGIS 3.6)

I have a path (tracks) generated by points, which I snapped before to a grid (so there is some vertex at the way back that are overlayed), that at some point overlay each other. When you select in the ...
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Remove polyline vertex outside polygon in Arcpy

I am trying to remove polyline vertex which are outside the buffer polygon and not creates new vertex on intersection. I found a script which remove vertex but inside polygon. What is more it ...
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Modifying vertices x,y values to remove all value from 3rd decimal in ArcMap?

I want to check whether there is a way to update the vertices x, y value and remove all values from the 3rd decimal. I only want 2 decimals (no matter the 3rd decimal is 0 or 9, just remove it). The ...
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How to add a perpendicular line to the start & end nodes of every polyline? [duplicate]

Is there a way to add a perpendicular line to the end node of each polyline? Something like this:
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Returning strings showing all vertices from all polygons in shapefile using ArcPy?

I want to have a string showing all vertices from all polygons in a shapefile. In my example below my code lists all vertices and the first column shows the polygon they are part of (I only have 2 in ...
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Insert vertices coordinates in polygon [duplicate]

I have a polygon layer. I extracted the coordinates of vertices, and now I need to add these coordinates in each polygon. The final shapefile should have an attribute table as follows: where X1, X2, ...
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Find the NW vertex of a rotated polygon

I am using QGIS 2.18 and I am wondering how to find the NW corner of a polygon and create an attribute of that point number. See the attached image. For example, please node 8 is the NW corner for ...