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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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Why is QGIS georeferencer much faster on Windows than Mac?

I just went from temporarily using a Windows 7 machine with 4GB of RAM and no video card as far as I know. I'm now using a mac with 16GB of ram, etc. Its a much more powerful machine. However, QGis's ...
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Revert QGIS2.6 installation to QGIS 2.4 through OSGeo4W Advanced installer

It is possible to return to QGIS 2.4 OSGeo4W installation when I have QGIS 2.6? I want to do this with advanced installer.
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Unable to call GDAL functionalities from Python

I am trying to call GDAL functionalities from the following script I made in the past. import os, fnmatch from subprocess import call call("dir", shell=True) # define the variables inFolder= os.path....
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Software for amateur topographic surveys

I'm interested in doing rough topographic surveys using my tripod-mounted Brunton transit compass for azimuth readings and laser rangefinder (and maybe an optical level), so obviously going to be much ...
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Incorrect placement of a MrSid file in QGIS

I have a map saved as MrSid file which when loaded in QGIS displays as a southern hemisphere location despite being in the UK. When looking at the .sdw file the northing is positive but in QGIS it ...
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GRASS GIS 7, Windows 8.1, Graphical Modeler, Export to Python

I need help. I´m trying to export my model made in Graphical Modeler in Grass GIS 7.0.0 beta3 to Python Script. The exported file contains only header.
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Does QGIS work with Anaconda?

I am trying to get QGIS to work with the Anaconda distribution of Python but I do not know how to get this to work. In one of the answers it was mentioned that QGIS does not work with Anaconda and I ...
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Windows script/application to convert GPX to KML? [duplicate]

OSRM seems to have everything I need to draw bicycle routes, but it only exports routes as GPX while the smartphone application I use only supports KML. Does someone know if there's a Windows script ...
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Installing GeoServer in Windows 7

I have been installing GeoServer locally many times for the past year on Windows XP machines. Now I am trying to install it on our new Windows 7 Machines. However the installation (of the stable ...
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How do I convert OSM XML to rendered tiles for offline use?

I'm new to OpenStreetMap and I'm trying to figure out how to process an OSM XML file and create map tiles for offline use. I already have the OSM XML file downloaded; I just don't know what to do next....
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How to read and write to .txt in layer properties, action tab?

I want to write a certain attribute to a .txt file using the action tab in the layer properties (combined with Hotlink). In the QGIS-2.2-UserGuide, on page 97, there is an example on how to do that ...
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TileMill for Windows

After hours and days of trying to build TileMill from source on Windows, I'm more than frustrated. Is there anyone willing to share his/her up-to-date TileMill for Windows with me? I tried to build ...
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Using different R lib in QGIS?

I am working with a colleague who is learning QGIS and has a question about the R plugin. His library path (.libPaths()) has two folders: "C:/Users/RDCERWAW/Documents/R/win-library/3.0" "C:/Program ...
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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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What are some GIS outlets for my open source MapBasic utility module and library?

I'm actively developing a MapBasic module that provides additional MBX programming functionality by wrapping .NET 4.0 and Win32 API calls in easy to use MapBasic functions and subs. MB_Utils acts as ...
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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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ArcGIS Server proxy settings?

I may be facing a unique issue. My ArcGIS server is running within my company network.The server has picked up the proxy settings of the box it is running in. But to serve the printing request, the ...
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Cannot install ArcGIS for desktop 10.2.1 [closed]

I've checked the system requirements and meet them all. When I press SETUP (image below) a small black box will come up for a few seconds (on back left hand side of image) saying that the programme is ...
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Installing QGIS from non-packed file

I've been asked a question regarding installation of QGIS from an unpacked file on Windows, as the organization that wants to install it needs to run a thorough malware scan. Currently, the ...
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Restricting access to GeoServer webapp to Localhost in Tomcat?

I am currently running Tomcat 7 on a Windows Server 2008 machine. I have GeoServer 4.2.1 installed as a war. What I need to do is restrict access to GeoServer Manager only to Localhost. As it ...
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Is there a MapCache 1.2.1 (currently last) binary for Windows?

I use MapServer 6.4.1 installed with OSGeo4W. I cannot find equivalent MapCache (1.2.1) binary for Windows and I do not know how to compile it. It is supposed to be part of the mapserver suite. Can ...
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Build Openlayers 3 on Windows

On GitHub is a wonderful installation instructions, but most users GitHub, use Linux, it's not worked on Windows.... https://github.com/openlayers/ol3/wiki/Developer-Guide How can I build OpenLayers ...
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Problems with projections in QGIS 2.2 on a Windows Vista? [duplicate]

I use QGIS 2.2 on Windows 8, and the same QGIS 2.2 has been installed on a computer with Windows Vista. On the Windows 8 everything works just fine, but something is wrong on the Windows Vista. All ...
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Field Collection Apps for Windows 8 [closed]

I was wondering if any of you out there have experience with any apps that work on windows 8 tablets free or paid?We have a client that wants us to use their tablets for data collection. i was ...
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Cannot install node-mapnik on Windows 2008 x64

I have been spending the last few days trying to get node-mapnik running but with no success. Initially inspired by Wilhelm Berg's demo which renders pure vector maps using node-mapnik I was ...
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Osmconvert command-line window closes when I press Return

I am dealing with Open street map Data. I want to convert some of these .o5m files to .osm format so that I can process them in QGIS. So, I have downloaded Osmconvert to run on my Windows XP ...
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MapFish installation “setuptools failed with error code 1”

I am trying to install mapfish on windows7. When i run the commands then it gives error " -- always-copy -U setuptools failed with error code 1. I am getting following errors when installing mapfish....
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Can't compile python plugin in QGIS (Windows)

I'm just installed QGIS 2.2 and created a new plugin from Plugin Builder. When I try to compile the plugin using: C:\Program Files\QGIS Valmiera\bin>pyuic4 -o C:\Program Files\QGIS Valmiera\bin\ ...
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What is the difference between QGIS for Windows and QGIS for Android?

What is the difference between QGIS for Windows and QGIS for Android? Is the functionality the same?
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QGIS cannot open output layers

I have problem with QGIS 2.0.1. Everytime I run tool from SAGA or GRASS, I get exactly the same error, for example: Oooops! The following output layers could not be open Channel Network: /tmp/...
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Adding MrSid to QGIS on Windows

I'm fairly new to QGIS and was hoping someone could help me load some MrSID photos into QGIS. I have read some posts and have installed the OSGEO4W Installer and selected the GDAL-MRSID Lib. I ...
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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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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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Rendering OSM with QGIS for MapServer to use in OpenLayers

I want to show tiles in OpenLayers offline. I've installed QGIS 2.0, TileCache, and MapServer on Windows. Enabled plugin OpenLayers in QGIS. What kind of data I suppose to extract from QGIS with my ...
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Building GDAL with ECW SDK on Windows

I'm using Visual Studio 2010 to open and build the GDAL 1.10 source (using the "makegdal10.sln"). This builds without an issue. Now I want to include the ECW support by including the ECW v5.0 SDK (...
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Clipping vector shapefiles more efficiently using QGIS?

I have a river shapefile, got from r.watershed module, and it looks like this: I have eight points on the river which I want to analyse, and I only want this river segments:(the second photo below is ...
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Getting error message while running GRASS command?

I'm using GRASS 6.4.3(installed with OSGeo4W) under Windows 8.1 x64. When I type commands in the command console below, I often face these problems: type command which has "space", like:g.list rast, ...
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“Extract Error writing to file oraociei1.dll” while installing QGIS version 2.0.1

I have been desperately trying to install QGIS version 2.0.1 Dufour, but in the middle of the installation I always get an error ("Extract Error writing to file oraociei1.dll"). And automatically ...
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How to install Spatialite-GIS on Windows?

I was wondering if there is a way to install Spatialite-gis on a Windows & machine? I have found may posts and links about this, but I have yet to find an installer for spatialite-gis. This ...
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How can we work with QGIS Server on Windows?

I want to work with QGIS Server on Windows. I have not information about properties in this area. Where should I start?
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Install node-mapnik on Windows

After successfully working with node-mapnik (and the gorgeous vector tiles) on Linux I'm trying to set them up on Windows too, but have come to a dead end. What I've done so far: Installed mapnik 2....
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Geoserver - problem with MySQL support (impossible to create MySQL store at all)

I need to access spatial data in MySQL database with Geoserver. Official user manual states: just download package, extract it into WEB-INF/lib directory and all will be OK. Instead, just nothing ...
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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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What could cause issues migrating a Python plugin to another Windows version? [closed]

I am developing a plugin in my laptop and the plugin runs well. So, I installed the same version in other computer and the plugin doesn't run well. Sometimes I develop the code in laptop, sometimes in ...
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What prevents GRASS and SAGA integration into QGIS when users aren't administrators?

Windows version of QGIS 2.0 using the stand alone installer. I have been able to tie up the functionality using the Options and Configurations settings in the Processing menu. This works fine in a ...
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How to combine Spatialite Databases

I'm trying to combine a few Spatialite Databases into a single database, so that I can properly reference them, etc. I don't care about referencing them to one another (No foreign keys, etc), but I ...
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Problems installing the Astun Technology Loader in Windows 7

I previously asked a question Using OS Mastermap SLDs in QGIS I got several answers suggesting that I use the Astun Technology Loader. There are details on how to do this https://github.com/...
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GDAL command lines on windows [duplicate]

I am trying to get started with GDAL on a windows machine using Python2.7. I have tried commands such as: gdalinfo RasterFileName.TIF and gdal_translate.py -projwin ulx uly lrx lry -of GTiff input....
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How Do I configure PostGIS 2.0 on windows to use ST_GeomFromGeoJSON?

I have installed PostGIS 2.0 on a Postgres 9.1 database on a Windows 2012 Server. I need to write an insert query, which uses ST_GeomFromGeoJSON(). The Docs for this query say that I need - JSON-C >= ...

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