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Can't open Qt Designer with qgis-designer.bat

I'm trying to open Qt Designer using the qgis-designer.bat file, but I'm receiving the following error message Windows cannot find 'designer.exe'. Make sure you've typed the name correctly, then ...
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Installing ArcGIS Desktop on Chromebook?

I teach a course on ArcGIS Desktop, and both of the last two times I taught the course I had a student whose computer was a Chromebook. I normally tell Mac and Linux users to install virtual ...
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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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Point otbApplication for python to the relevant OTB DLL's

I installed the latest OTB and Monteverdi on a Win 7 machine. Via osgeo4w I downloaded otbApplication for python, without any dependencies. Python, gdal, numpy scipy and so forth was custom build ...
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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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No GDAL installers for latest versions of Python?

I usually install GDAL for Python using the files in GIS Internals. Since when installing packages through pip I was made aware that Python 2.7.16 is being deprecated next year, I went ahead and ...
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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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How to setup Visual Studio Code (Windows) for PyQGIS 2 or 3?

I'm trying to use Visual Studio Code (VSC) as IDE for my QGIS plugins with the Python extension, but something doesn't work as expected. I've been reading about the PyCharm config from Gary S. but I ...
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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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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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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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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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Command-line utility to convert GPX into KML?

I use Cycle.travel to draw cycling routes. However, the Android application I use on my smartphone only supports KML. As an alternative to GPSVisualizer, I tried the command-line utility GPSBabel, ...
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GRASS v.distance in QGIS not working

I am unable to use GRASS algorithms in QGIS 2.0.1 (on windows xp). I've already configured the GRASS path. The algorithms seems to work correctly (I cannot see errors in the log), however in the end ...
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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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QGIS not coming to 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Open QGIS Project in both Linux/Windows

My company has workers that use Windows and Linux to manage a QGIS project. However, when we use the same project created in different operate systems the layers lose file paths. Is there ...
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Where does QGIS Plugin “Customize Toolbar” save its changes?

Where does the qgis plugin Cutomize Toolbar save its changes in the system? Operating Systems are Linux and Windows.
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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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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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