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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 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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How to create a QGIS Installer for Windows with GUI customization?

I'm trying to build a custom QGIS installer for Windows with a stripped down GUI. I customized the GUI using the customization function of QGis and saved it as a .ini file. The question now is: How ...
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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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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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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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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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Can QGIS 3.0 be installed and run side-by-side with QGIS 2.x?

I'm interested to know if QGIS 3 can be installed and run side-by-side with a QGIS 2.x installation on windows?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Set QGIS 2.18 as default on Win with both 2.18 and 3.0

Is there a way to have both QGIS 3.0 and 2.18 installed on one computer but have 2.18 as the default Package when opening workspaces. At the moment 3.0 opens all my workspaces which is rather annoying ...
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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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How to reset QGIS installed on Windows to 'first run' state?

The title sums it up, I'm trying to reset QGIS to its first run state under Windows 7 and XP. Deleting the .qgis folder in my user directory goes a long way to achieving this, but certain things ...
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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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ArcGIS 10 add-in: Bring dockable window to front

I have an ArcGIS 10 ArcMap add-in written in C# .NET 3.5 that implements an ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.DockableWindow (which also inherits from UserControl) and an ESRI.ArcGIS.Desktop.AddIns.Tool that ...
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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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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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processing MODIS hdf files with gdal

I'm trying to open an MODIS file (hdf format) with gdal in a python script under windows OS. I use the HDF4 driver, as read at http://www.gdal.org/frmt_hdf4.html. But when I run it I got this error ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to install SAGA 2.1 with QGIS dufour on Windows?

I need that someone tell me how i can install saga in qgis 2.0 correctly in windows, because if I install QGIS 2.0 and when I try to use SAGA I get this Missing dependency.This algorithm cannot be ...
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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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How to register dll extension with EsriRegAsm.exe?

I am having some issues with registering a dll: run DOS as Administrator CD "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcGIS\bin\" (where the ESRIRegAsm.exe is) I attempt to register the dll as follows: ...
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How Can I Install “QGIS Server” in a Windows 7 PC?

I am trying to install the new "QGIS Server" feature that comes with QGIS 1.6 on my Windows PC. The directions for this at the QGIS website only show instructions for Mac OS, and those in other GIS ...
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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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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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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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Leaflet offline tiles problem

I hate to ask this kind of questions, but i ve been stuck for 2 days now: I rendered some tiles with mapnik which i want to serve in my offline application which will run from a portable disk, but ...
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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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How to serve OSM Tiles on Windows?

Was hoping I could just extract tiles into a local file system, point IIS at it and be done but I guess that is not the reality of Open Street Map. I'm getting buried in all the possible ways of self-...
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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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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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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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ArcGIS Javascript API with Windows Authentication

I am using the ArcGIS Javascript API to consume a feature layer on an ArcGIS Server secured with Windows Authentication. I want to satisfy the authentication programmatically so the web user isn't ...
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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?