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Problem with import qgis.core when writing a stand-alone PyQGIS script

I am trying to write a stand alone python script in windows 7 that uses qgis.core and various other qgis libraries. I have found an old question on this subject here: Writing standalone Python ...
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Installing GDAL with Python on windows?

Can anyone explain how to install GDAL/OGR with Python on Windows? I have Windows Vista and I have tried following the information on the website and it does not seem to bind the exe files for me. ...
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How to completely uninstall and remove QGIS 2.8.1 on Windows Vista?

I want to uninstall and completely remove QGIS installation from my computer(windows vista). I have uninstalled it and when i try to reinstall it says it is already installed on the system.
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How to install 3rd party python libraries for QGIS on Windows?

How can I use 3rd party libraries on QGIS plugins on Windows? I've developed a plugin that uses rasterio and numpy for a customer, but he's having problems installing rasterio and numpy. Actually ...
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How to fix QGIS error “Entry Point could not be located”?

Today, after returning from vacations, I started my QGIS 1.7 and got this terrible message: Help, anyone?
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Plugins crashing with “No module named qgsprojectionselectionwidget” in Windows?

My Python QGIS plugin works on Ubuntu (at least for me, and all fatal bugs reported so far are solved), but when I run it on QGIS installed from the official 2.10.1 64-bit installer for Windows (on ...
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How to resize shapefile features proportionally in QGIS?

In Quantum GIS (1.8.0-Lisboa) on Windows (OSGeo4W Install), how exactly would you resize a feature proportionally. The only way I've found to do this is by hand using either the Freehand Editing (0.2....
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GDAL Python bindings not picking up OGR PostgreSQL driver

I have a windows server (Microsoft Windows Server 2003) with: Python 2.7, PostgreSQL 9.04-1, GDAL 1.8.1 (installed from the windows installer (gdal-18-1500-core.msi) hosted at http://vbkto.dyndns....
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Photo Map tip in QGIS 3 on windows

How do you display a photo map tip in QGIS 3 on Windows? As a new user I'm not sure if this is my lack of experience or a bug, so I've tried to simplify it as far as I can: This is the contents of ...
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How to install PostGIS on Windows?

I want to create an application platform based on PostGIS data. I read the documentation where I saw the prerequisite to install GEOS, GDAL and Proj4. The main problem is I am using windows platform. ...
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How to access file geodatabase in Qgis? [duplicate]

How does one access data from an Esri file geodatabase in Quantum GIS? I've seen snippets of conversation that indicate it's possible with qgis 1.7+ and gdal 1.9+ but no clear recipe. I recognize ...
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Setting up PostGIS database and opening it in QGIS on Windows?

I have tried to follow the manuals for setting up a PostGIS database to be accessed by users with QGIS, but at the moment I cannot understand enough to progress? My situation; I am a trainee ...
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Adding QGIS Server to an existing Windows web server

What is the best way to add the QGIS Server capabilities to an existing web server running under Windows? Specifically, I have WAMPServer 2.2 installed and running on Windows Server 2012, and would ...
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QGIS 2.18 “The program can't start because qgis_app.dll is missing from your computer”

I installed QGIS 2.18 after i had uninstalled the version 2.16. It installed quite well but it is not starting at all. I went into the program directory and click on the exe file and got the error "...
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Open project made on OSX lion on a windows computer with QGIS

I made a project in my personal computer (mac OS Xlion) and now I would like to modify it on my work computer (windows 7), Is it possible?
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Installing Qgis Server on Windows 7 Machine

I have been trying and trying to get Qgis Server to working on my Windows 7 machine with no luck. I have read every thread out there on the web related to how to install and nothing works. I'm ...
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Why is QGIS not launching?

I've got a problem using QGIS. Always when I try to launch the programme with the desktop icon, nothing happens. I also checked the Task Manager and it doesn't show any process running regarding qGIS. ...
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GRASS v.distance in QGIS not working

I am unable to use GRASS algorithms in QGIS 2.0.1 (on windows xp). I've already configured the GRASS path. The algorithms seems to work correctly (I cannot see errors in the log), however in the end ...
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“Missing dependency. This algorithm cannot be run” with QGIS + GRASS in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Windows 7, OsGeo4W pack installed including QGIS 2.4.0 and GRASS. In QGIS when I try to execute a GRASS geoprocessing algorithm I get this popup: Missing dependency. This algorithm cannot be run :-...
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Uploading shapefile to GeoServer using cURL and replace file?

In the sequence of this: How to upload a shapefile to geoserver using cURL? which was properly solved, I now need to be able to replace the existing file, cause my process is to be repeated every ...
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Command-line utility to convert GPX into KML?

I use Cycle.travel to draw cycling routes. However, the Android application I use on my smartphone only supports KML. As an alternative to GPSVisualizer, I tried the command-line utility GPSBabel, ...
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Couldn't load SIP module (QGIS doesn't load Python)

I recently installed QGIS 2.4, but Python does not load. I am running on a Windows 64 bit machine. I receive the error message "Couldn't load SIP module Python support will be disabled". Traceback (...
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How do I fix an error starting QGIS 1.8.0 on Windows XP?

I note that the installation of qgis completed successfully. However, the log procedure returns this message: "...... Estrazione: wvhpgn.gsb Estrazione: wyhpgn.gsb Cartella di destinazione: C:\...
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Running Python script in Task Scheduler— Script will not run

I have a script which I wish to run on a regular monthly basis without me needing to open and run the it. I have referred to every web page I can find on Windows Task Scheduler and followed their ...
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Problems with NA values when reading .DEM file with R 'raster' package in Windows

I am trying to read a raster file in a .DEM format on windows using the 'raster' package in R. I get problems with NA values, when loading the data into R in Windows 7, but I do not have the problem ...
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How to cleanly upgrade QGIS on Windows?

I'd like to upgrade QGIS from 2.8.1 to the lastest LTR version. I'm looking for a clear explanation on how to achieve that on Windows (I'm on Windows 7). Such information is not easy to find, ...
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Loading a raster into a PostGIS 2.0 database on Windows

I'm trying to figure out how to load a raster into a PostGIS2.0 database (I have asked previous questions on this topic here and here). I am trying to use the raster2pgsql.exe program provided with ...
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Is it possible to change default encoding for QGIS?

I often transfer layers from Windows machine to Linux and vice versa and it causes me problems (incorrectly displayed labels and same with text in attribute table) when I use drag and drop to put ...
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How to install osm2pgrouting on Windows?

I've only done networking using ArcGIS, but am now trying to set up with OpenSource software in a Windows environment. I have PostGIS installed and found a Windows binary for pgRouting (although I'm ...
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Make several rasters more uniform

I have imported some rasters that is supposed to be continuously connected but instead they create some sort of bordered grid between them. I may assume that this is a matter of calibration between ...
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How to run two PostGIS versions in parallel on Windows?

I'm trying to understand how to install PostGIS2.0 on Windows7. The PostGIS site has the following suggestions: PostGIS Experimental Binaries PostGIS 2.0.0SVN Binaries with Raster, Topology ...
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Which GIS (with GUI) produces good-looking maps for a reasonable price? [closed]

I would like to produce some good looking wall maps. I have an excellent data set, but it seems that most GIS packages are geared towards data analysis etc. as opposed to producing an aesthetically ...
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spatialite - azimuth function not available

I am working with last spatialite versions on both Windows (7) and Ubuntu (13.10). I installed these from reference spatialite website. For both, version that I downloaded is 4.1.1 (nevertheless in ...
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How to upload a shapefile to geoserver using cURL?

I need to automatically (using python) upload a shapefile into my geoserver. I'm trying to do as described in here but i'm getting this error: java.io.IOException: Wrong magic number, expected 9994, ...
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QGIS Web Client in Windows does not load map

I have installed QGIS (1.8 Lisboa) desktop and server on a Windows XP machine. I am now trying to configure the QGIS Webclient. I downloaded the zip file from GitHUb, and made the changes to the ...
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Which Windows GIS editors support the creation of 3D shapefiles besides ArcGIS with 3D Analyst?

I need to find and easy and affordable way to generate 3D linear shapefiles in Windows so one of our users can inspect our tool. We incorrectly assumed that he had 3D shapefile source data available ...
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How to install PDAL in Windows?

I want to import .las files to PostGIS. As I found out I can do it by using PDAL. However, I cannot find the right way to install it in Windows. I downloaded a folder from here https://www.pdal.io/...
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Can I change the GDAL/OGR library that QGIS uses?

I have been adding a new format to OGR, all seems well and OGRInfo works. Now I would like to test my code out using QGIS. Is there an easy way to switch which GDAL lib QGIS uses on a windows box? I'...
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Multiple versions of GDAL (32bit and 64bit) on same machine

I currently have GDAL installed on my Windows 7 64bit workstation. It is the 32bit version. I chose the 32 bit version because I wanted to use the GDAL Python bindings with a 32bit installation of ...
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How can I change the folder location for QGIS temporary files?

Even though I specify specific files for output, there are still a lot of temporary data being written to C:\Users\me\AppData\etc My C drive is a very limited capacity SSD and it's driving me nuts ...
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Compiling GDAL with HDF4? [closed]

I need GDAL with both shapefile and HDF4-Support, if possible in 64 bit. Since the normal GDAL-versions from http://www.gisinternals.com/sdk/ have shapefile, but no HDF4 and the version from FWTools ...
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How to install PostGIS correctly with OpenGeo Suite 4.0 community edition on Windows 7?

I have installed the OpenGeo Suite community edition, version 3, onto Windows 7 multiple times in the past, with virtually no problems. With the latest version of OpenGeo Suite (4.0.1) (which ...
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Where to download QGIS 2.10?

Is QGIS 2.10 Pisa for Ubuntu/Windows already available?
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Where does QGIS Plugin “Customize Toolbar” save its changes?

Where does the qgis plugin Cutomize Toolbar save its changes in the system? Operating Systems are Linux and Windows.
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How to add *.ecw files to QGIS 2.0 on Windows?

How do I add and view *.ecw raster images in Qgis 2.0 ?
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QGIS installation has stopped running when startup?

My laptop is Windows 10 and I have installed QGIS 2.14 64bit twice; because due to some problems I uninstalled the software and reinstalled it. Now: "qgis has stopped running when startup" I have ...
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Which hardware configuration is necessary for QGIS?

What kind of hardware is necessary to run QGIS on Win XP? Closely related: Specifications for GIS desktop hardware
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Getting QGIS Server GetCapabilities working on Windows?

I followed this tutorial: http://anitagraser.com/2012/04/06/qgis-server-on-windows7-step-by-step/ but nothing happens. And when I try to open it this error message appears So I tried to follow ...
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How to disable Windows 10 pop ups after processing in QGIS

Whenever I run any processing algorithm in QGIS, after it finishes I get Windows 10 pop-ups (notofications in lower-right corner) which says that the processing is finished. It is very annoying, ...
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ogr2ogr too many GCP points - exceeds maximum number of characters in the command line

I am trying to adjust a vector polygon dataset using ogr2ogr spline transformation with cmd commands like: C:\\OSGeo4W64\\bin\\ogr2ogr.exe -f "ESRI Shapefile" C:\\path\\output.shp -order 3 -tps -gcp ...