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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 ...
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Raster displays on different locations on windows and ubuntu

I have worked on some continental scale raster and vector datasets and all rasters are saved as Netcdf´s. This was done by converting rasters with different timestamps and variables to a Netcdf file....
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Problem starting QGIS 2.14, Prozedureinsprungpunkt is not found

I have a servere problem concerning starting QGIS 2.14.3. I haved installed that version using OSGEO4W installer. Besides, I have QGIS 2.8.6 on my machine to keep the old LTR version. As it is ...
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TOC control on Dockable Win ArcMap add-in?

I want to add a TOC control to a DockableWin in an ArcMap Add-in as changed based on ArcMap TOC layers like image Analysis tool in ArcMap. Can you help me how I can get all layers in my check box or ...
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How to access the terminal in Grass 7.0.4?

Just installed Grass 7.0.4 via " Download GRASS GIS for MS-Windows: Stand Alone Installer (64 bit)". It's been many many years since I last used Grass, I recall on my old computer there a start menu ...
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Export map to JPG file using python?

I don't know if this question fit to this site but i will try: i want to export maps to JPG files with this code: import arcpy,os,sys,string import arcpy.mapping from arcpy import env env.workspace =...
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No module named requests

I'm developing a QGIS Plugin with python. I need to do a request to a REST server. But when I try to use request module "No module named requests" error displayed. requests module is installed in my ...
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QgsVectorFileWriter returns false output

I am trying to make a script that reads the content of a .dbf-file and exports it as a shapefile. Equal to the manual pattern "Save as.." when rightclicking the imported layer in the Qgis Desktop. I'...
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Get GPS Coordinates on mouse tap/click on ArcGIS Esri Map in Windows Runtime Apps (Windows 8.1)

How to get the GPS coordinates (longitude, latitude) of the clicked/tapped point in ArcGIS Esri map? I tried MapViewTapped event like: private void myMapView_MapViewTapped(object sender, ...
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PC and Mac treating raster brick input differently in R

All - this is likely an idiotic question, but, I've been working on developing some GIS code in R that interacts with an online source. So, sprinkled in various places, I have myBrick <- brick("...
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Gdal_calc.py problems from command line?

I hope someone can help me with this issue with gdal_calc.py. When I call gdal_calc.py from the command line, I get the following error (after displaying the error message I will describe my current ...
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How to instal Pg-Trgm on Windows?

I am currently working on a computer with windows 7 on it and i need to instal the Pg-Trgm module for postgresql 9-5. I have to admit that i am kind of lost here since i don't have any idea how to do ...
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Why can't save changes on GeoServer layers via QGIS?

I am using QGIS 2.14 on Windows 10, and GeoServer 2.8.3 on Windows 2008 Server (VPS). QGIS manages my GeoServer layers with Web Feature Service. I would like to change the geometry or attributes of ...
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How to build GDAL with PDF support?

I've built GDAL so many times but this time I want to add Geospatial PDF reading capability. First I built PoDoFo, but found out that Poppler is better. I found out that Win-KDE contains prebuilt ...
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R kriging in QGIS

I'm trying to work with the R Kriging script in QGIS (processing toolbox). I have installed R before directly to C:. I also have installed the packages raster, rgdal, sp and automap. When I'm starting ...
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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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QGIS does not launch after plugin and python loading

I have a big problem with lauching QGIS. I have been using QGIS in the past, but now I can't launch it. I tried re-install, but it doesn't help. I tried install different versions of QGIS (1.7, 1.8, 2)...
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Could not load library “C:\…\ rtpostgis-2.2.dll”

I've installed PostgreSQL with Postgis (tried both version 9.4 and 9.5 ) on a remote desktop running Windows 7 64bit. However, when I executed this SQL command: "CREATE EXTENSION postgis" (on ...
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QGIS 2.14 Couldn't load PyQGIS. No module named Qsci

When I open QGIS Version 2.14 Essen, I get the following error message: Couldn't load PyQGIS. Python support will be disabled. Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in File "C:/...
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Apache cannot start

I installed the OsGeo4W-Installer and finally I want to open the link:localhost but at present, I tried to start apache, but failed. I checked the port 80, it was ok- I tried to find the error by cmd,...
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Gdal and module import error when creating an .exe application with pyinstaller

I’ve been struggling since three days in a row to create a windows executable application from my python application. I have managed to get results but I’m not at all satisfied with the workarounds I ...

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