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MS Access/VBA used to open an ArcGIS map document: Map fails to connect to database

I have an MS Access front-end that can be used to open ArcGIS map documents (.mxds). It has a macro that runs an OpenRoadMap() function: Function OpenRoadMap() CreateObject("Shell.Application")...
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UnicodeEncodeError when creating Grass location on Windows

i´d tried to create a new location, but i have this in my console, iím learning to use grass gis, so can you help me? SIG\Archivos Grass\newLocation> no disponible Iniciando GRASS GIS... ERROR:...
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Error of installing GDAL on python with windows [duplicate]

Can any one knows the error of importing GDAL? I downloaded the binaries from Gisinternalsa! to install the GDAL library. However,I cannot import gdal successfully. The detail of error is shown in ...
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Geoserver - Kerberos authentication

I am running a Geoserver instance in Tomcat and want to know if it is possible to use Windows Authentication (Keberos) to authenticate users in Geoserver. My idea is to setup Geoserver to use an ...
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Images missing in QGIS print composer template using mapped drive file path

My question relates to this previous question. QGIS Composer Big Red X My images are missing when I load a print composer from a template and all I see is red X. Investigating this further the ...
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api-ms-win-crt-runtime-1-1-0.dll is missing after QGIS 2.14 installation [closed]

After I install QGIS version 2.14 ESSEN on Windows 7,error message shows,"The program can't start because api-ms-win-crt-runtime-[1-1-0.dll is missing from your computer.Try reinstalling the program ...
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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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Making a shortcut to SVG file in QGIS

I am making SVG files with online servers like "online-convert" or picsvg and with the print composer. Me problem is that QGIS is not working well with files that are not located in the SVG folder. ...
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Prepare a QGIS plugin installation package (for windows)

I'm developing a plugin for QGIS that depends on python libs that are not default installed, hence could easily be installed by the network installation. When the plugin is a little bit more mature I ...
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Configuring GRASS 7 to work alongside QGIS 2.18? [duplicate]

All day I was struggling with QGIS 18 and GRASS 7. My mission was simple: import a file in QGIS 2.18, run v.clean and then go home. Unfortunately it turned out that my mission was not that easy. ...
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Could not find Easy custom labeling tool in plugin manager

I could not find the tool "Easy custom labeling" in Plugin Manager. My colleague can install the tool for QGIS in her PC but she uses Windows 7 while I use windows 10. Could anyone advise me how to ...
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Using GDAL in Windows with command longer than 8191 characters

I have a large number of files, over 7000. I need to run GDAL commands on those files, but I am limited by 8191 characters in Windows. Is there any way to avoid this limitation?
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Geoserver 2.10 disk quota subsystem disabled

Since a couple of days, I get this error in my Windows Geoserver 2.10 installation: Could not open JDBC Connection for transaction; nested exception is org.apache.commons.dbcp.SQLNestedException: ...
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Windows 7 BigSQL packaged PostGIS ST_Transformation queries not working

we've recently migrated from the EnterpriseDB packaged PostgreSQL 9.5/PostGIS 2.3 to the BigSQL verision (9.6/2.3), PostGIS was installed via PGC. Platform is Windows 7 64bit and data migration was ...
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Running a line from a terminal for QGIS [duplicate]

I am trying to run this code: # create virtual multi-band raster gdalbuildvrt -separate rgb.vrt red.tif green.tif blue.tif # write multi-band raster into geotiff gdal_translate -of GTiff -co ...
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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 ...
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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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Does ArcGIS for Server support Windows OS In Place upgrades?

I have ArcGIS for Server running on Windows Server 2008. The IT department wants to upgrade the server to Windows Server 2012. Does ESRI officially support this migration path? I know it was possible ...
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“Failed to create shortcut” error during installation

I tried to install Qgis and I can't start Qgis at the end of the installation because I don't have any shortcut. In the postinstall.log is written "failed to create shortcut... What should I do ...
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How to install GDAL extension for GeoServer on Windows

I am in search of guidance to set up the GDAL extension for GeoServer. I used GeoServer 2.11.0 with the geoserver-2.11.0-gdal-plugin.zip files, folowing the guide from http://docs.geoserver.org/...
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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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Extract: error writing to file qgis-bin.exe

I have been facing problem during the installation process. The installation is getting aborted by showing this error message. Since this happened with 2.18 version, I tried with 2.16.3 version. Even ...
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calling gdal_merge into python script

I am new to python and breaking my head on how to use gdal_merge in a (spyder) python script. I use Windows 10, Python 3.6 and have the gdal tool installed from osgeo4w. I realize many other posts ...
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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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Use Windows function GetProductInfo via MapBasic

I develop a MapInfo-based GIS and I need to be able to determine the Windows OS of a given user. So far we have used a Windows function GetVersionEx (kernel32 library) to do this but the function ...
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Will geosrver run on Windows 2012 R2

I'm trying to allocate a box to install geoServer for my company's intranet site. We have a box with Windows 2012 R2 installed but I can't find any specific documentation if geoServer will run on this ...
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Correctly updating stand-alone QGIS install on Windows?

I want to update QGIS 2.14.6 to 2.14.12 in Windows. Aims: Receive all projects Receive all additional third party plugins My plan at the moment is: Copy folder "plugins" within .qgis/python Delete ...
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Renaming shapefiles using Windows Explorer?

I need to rename a shapefile. Is it ok to simply use Windows Explorer to manually rename each of the three related files that comprise the shapefile? I am using QGIS.
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How to Solve Missing libintl-8.dll error with PostGIS?

I have Installed 32 Bit PostgreSQL 9.5 and PostGIS 2.3 on my 32 Bit Windows Desktop. I have connected to the Database via pgAdmin, and I have been able to create a PostGIS Database. But when I try to ...
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Geoserver - long “busy” state

I've install Geoserver into Tomcat server 8.5, and since I've published new layer from PostGis data source, Geoserver show this message: Server is currently busy. Please wait... How can I stope it ...
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QGIS Installer switch to set target directory

Can anyone please describe the command line switches that can be used when installing using the stand alone installer for ms windows. As far as I know one could use /S for a silent but I'm pretty sure ...
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GDAL compilation with PDF support [closed]

I am trying to compile GDAL with support to convert to PDF format. When I try gdalinfo --formats the option for PDF is not present. I am using 2.1.2. The command I am using to build GDAL is nmake /f ...
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Cannot get plot() in geopandas to produce a map of the GeoDataFrame

I have installed all the necessary and optional modules for geopandas (with the exception of rtree) as listed at http://geopandas.org/install.html I am following the tutorials from this site and also ...
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Windows & Python 2.7: Import and DLL load failed with GDAL 2.1.2

Is there a difference between the python-binaries with the gdal-core-setup and the libraries within the zip-files? I used the zip-files due to the rights-management on my desktop-computer. But ...
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Opening location folder for data files using QGIS?

I am working in a corporation that publishes maps with ArcGIS but I use QGIS for working with data. I need to find the data files that show the information I want to publish and quickly send them via ...
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Why are QGIS's QuickMapServices on Mac (Apple) not showing up like on Windows?

Is QuickMapServices on Mac (Apple) limited for some known reason? In Windows QuickMapSerivces there are many other WMS. Need the Google Satellite WMS to be available on Mac (Apple). The answer ...
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Does it help uploading s QGIS minidump file when reporting a bug?

Is it helpful for the developers to upload the minidump file (.dmp) at hub.qgis.org when QGIS is crashing?
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QGIS Vector Grid tool differences in Apple and Windows?

Seeing a different Vector Grid tool in Apple and Windows OS. Apple is using 2.14.8 and Windows is using 2.16.3 Is this due to different versions of QGIS or is it an OS issue?
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Computer Locking GDB When Running Scheduled Task

I am currently downloading and unzipping a GDB every night through the use of Task Scheduler. Then I update a related GDB with the changed features in all of the feature classes. My issue is, the ...
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GeoNode use other language then selected as default (english as default would be great)

In GeoNode you can select the language in which you want to display the portal. Default is English, sometimes it uses automatically German, French...does this depend on the Windows language/ region ...
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Installing a Minimal qgis, without extensions (GRASS, SAGA)?

Is it somehow possible to install QGIS without the GRASS and SAGA extensions? I just want to have a small software package to create and export some simple maps and my hdd is quite full already. I ...
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MapProxy installation on Windows: “SyntaxError: Non-ASCII character '\x90' in file”

I having a problem installing MapProxy 1.9.0 on Windows 7. I have Python 2.7.12 installed. I followed the instructions from this documentation. But when I try to launch MapProxy, I get the following ...
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Uninstalling old QGIS versions to save disk space? [duplicate]

I would like to clean up disk space used by old versions of QGIS. Can I use the Windows Uninstaller without damaging the current installation or should I only delete the directory in the Programs ...
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How to change Python version for GRASS in Windows

I'm using GRASS GIS 7.0.3, the default python version is python2.7. I need python3.5 for my own module. After I edit the 'etc/env.bat' file to change GRASS_PYTHON and PYTHONHOME to the location of my ...
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Open HDF4 Files using GDAL on Windows

I've got what seems to be a common problem regarding HDF files, but after spending a couple days going around in circles with R, GDAL, etc., I'm turning here for (hopefully) some insight. My goal is ...
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QGIS startup freeze (QGIS-OSGeo4W-2.14.2-2-Setup-x86.exe) Athlon XP 3200+ (SSE), Windows XP 32 bit

I have installed QGIS-OSGeo4W-2.14.2-2-Setup-x86.exe on my XP 32 bit computer and encountered two problems concerning Processing Plugin, first installation gave me following message: Plugin ...
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Mapnik on 64 bit Windows

I am installing Mapnik v2.2.0 on my 64 bit Windows with (64 bit) Python 2.7. After following the usual install guide, when trying to import mapnik I get the following error: Traceback (most recent ...
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Is QGIS-OSGeo4W-2.14.2-2-Setup-x86.exe last version for XP 32 bit?

I have tried to install QGIS 2.14 LTR, but the application crashes (Error: Qgis-ltr-bin.exe :entry point was not found…. GetLogicalProcessor…. KERNEL32.dll) QGIS-OSGeo4W-2.14.2-2-Setup-x86.exe and ...
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QGIS 2.16.2 installation on Windows: 'Extract: error writing to file_flapack.pyd'

I encountered an error while installing QGIS 2.16.2 Nodebo (see below) and I don't know how to address this problem.
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How to update multiple computers with QGIS on a network?

We have ca. 30 Computers with QGIS 2.14 and I want to update them to QGIS 2.16 for the first step and in the future simply update, when it's necessary. The operating system is windows 7. I tried to ...