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How do you view data contained inside hidden directories with QGIS browser?

I am attempting to browse data in a hidden directory, but the QGIS Browser tree view doesn't show in hidden folders? I know, I know...it's hidden. But is there a command-line switch to override this ...
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Extract error writing to oraociei12.dll while installing QGIS v.2.12.2-1

I keep getting this error about 90% through the installation. As per answer to another v. similar thread I have checked via Command Prompt tasklist/m function that there are no other processes or ...
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UnsatisfiedLinkError caused by org.gdal.ogr.ogrJNI.GetDriverCount()

I am developing in Java on Windows 7 with Eclipse (Luna). I am using gdal for some ogr processes and running the application from eclipse is fine, but running from command line on the same machine ...
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How to deal with data-defined SVG paths in a project used on Windows and Linux?

I have a project QGIS used in both Linux and Windows, synchronizing the working directory with dropbox. The project uses relative paths, so that the directory structure is observed only from the ...
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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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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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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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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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Should ArcGIS Desktop users upgrade to Windows 10? [duplicate]

The question Will ArcGIS for Desktop run on Windows 10? was never answered, and Windows 10 is being released imminently. Somewhat worryingly, the most recent ArcGIS Desktop system requirements page ...
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Are there any known problems using GPS connection in Android version of QGIS? [closed]

I install QGIS both my netbook (windows win7 starter) and My tablet (android 4.0). I can used GPS option in windows version and I can save location points from GPS. However, I could not manage same ...
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Convert Lambert Conformal Conic to WGS84

I am trying to convert my "Lambert Conformal Conic map with 2 standard parallels" to the basic/standard WGS84 projection that Google Maps use. I have 30 of these maps which I need to convert. They ...
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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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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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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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ImportError: no module named site

I am developing a standalone app using qgis librarys and run the python inside qgis. I import the librarys with no errors but I have one last error: ImportError: no module named site. I define the ...
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Can ogr2ogr batch file run in cmd.exe?

I have very little experience in dealing with ogr2ogr, and currently I am trying to find out if there is a way I can automate batch conversion of .shp files to KML using windows services schedule. So ...
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Killing the correct ArcMap process from Windows task manager

I have 3 ArcMaps opened, one of them has a process which is taking a long time but still running. Another one hangs and I can't close it. I want to kill the hung process, but how do I know from the ...
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Installing Postgis 2.2.0 on Windows?

I'm trying to get the newest version of Postgis (2.2.0) up and running with Postgres 9.4. I'm using Windows and the only installation manuels I found, are Linux-only. Can anybody point me in the ...
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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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Redoing an ArcGIS Server post-install

I'd like to reconfigure an ArcGIS Server 10 Java implementation (single machine, Windows Server 2008 R2) and I plan to re-run the post-install. Complete: I do not need to save anything on the current ...
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QGIS in Qt Widgets (Cross Platform Application) [closed]

I am currently developing a widget Application in Qt, and I need to use GIS in this software. Naturally I first found the ArcGIS API for Qt, but like ArcGIS, it only runs on Windows and Linux, and ...
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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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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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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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Can I use the globe plugin on a Windows OS and where can I find the plugin for QGIS?

I am trying to add my layers (health facilities and pertinent infrastructure within a region) to a 3D image of the landscape and someone recommended I use the Globe plugin. I can not find the Globe ...
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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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Specifying a file for VirtualShape in SpatiaLite [closed]

I'm fairly very new to spatialite, and am stuck on something very basic. I'm creating a virtual table from a shapefile using virtualshape. This works fine when the shapefiles are in the same folder ...
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Compilation of GRASS 6.4.trunk on Win7

you may have seen my other posts, at the point now where I am trying to use the landsat plugins in a lower version of GRASS. Markus N noted that the 6.4.2 might be better, since that is not out yet I ...
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Label a shapefile from command line

I have a SHP file and a DBF file that has an attribute table with a column for elevation. Through command line how can I make this these elevations visible when I view the shapefile? I would like ...
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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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Following previous instructions to set up adding ecw files to QGIS does not work

I have followed the solutions to setting up ECW in QGIS. However, none of them work. In addition I get a mount - access denied error when trying to load the gdal-ecw and gdal-mrsid plug-ins using ...
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Making GeoServer run as Windows Service after being installed?

While installing GeoServer, on my windows machine, I selected the 'Run manually' as the option. Now I wish to keep it running all the time, and for this, I would have to run it as a Windows service. ...
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QGIS not launching

a few days ago I decided to update my QGIS 2.14 into a QGIS 2.18. I uninstalled the old version and installed the new one, normally. Then nothing at all happened when I pressed the icon. I ...
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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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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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Apache can not start

I installed the OsGeo4W-Installer and finally wanna 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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Compile QGIS / Can't find Qt Cryptographic Architecture

I'm trying to compile QGIS-master 2.12 for the first time following the INSTALL guide (https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/blob/master/INSTALL). I'm stucked while compiling with the "CMake Error at cmake/...
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ArcGis' python library (arcpy) are imported so long

python -c import time; t1 = time.clock(); import arcpy; print('{0} seconds'.format(time.clock() - t1)) 3.60283379862 seconds It takes this long each time i launch my script or test. Is there any ...
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windows can't open the file, v.in.ascii

I am using GRASS 7 for windows, and I'm having trouble running v.in.ascii, although I'm fairly sure I've run it successfully before. When I run v.in.ascii, I get an error: Windows can't open this file....
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QGIS Server Coordinate Switch

I installed QGIS Server 32 bit through OSGeo4W as a localhost service on my Windows machine as of underdarks tutorial QGIS Server on Windows7 I do get my wms up and running but I'm a bit confused as ...
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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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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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Trying to build GDAL with ECW SDK 5.0 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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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 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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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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Routing Application in Windows

I am making an routing web application similar to Google Maps Get Direction feature. But because of the limited control and data on Google Maps, I decided to use OpenStreetMap instead. This also made ...
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What happens if you set QGIS as the default program to open a *.SHP file?

In the screenshots of shapefiles in this question, Accessing downloaded shapefiles/attribute data?, you can see that the .shp files have the QGIS logo as its icon. I think this means that on that ...
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QGIS 3.4 won't come to the foreground

I recently upgraded from QGIS 3.2 to 3.4 using the standalone installer (Windows 64 bit), and uninstalling 3.2 beforehand. When I open 3.4 it goes the background behind all my other open programs and ...