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Installing QGIS3 on Mac?

NEW UPDATE QGIS3 can now be installed from osgeo's homebrew tap, which saves mucking about with python symlinks... i.e. brew tap osgeo/osgeo4mac brew install qgis Then type qgis in the terminal to ...
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Installing QGIS3 on Mac?

If you have installed Python3 with Homebrew, you can use symlinks to comply with the installer needs (as suggested by @shongololo). It seems, the installer needs Python3 installed at (thanks @...
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Map display not filling window in QGIS on Mac?

I have the same (OS X 10.11, Qgis 3.2.2). What I'm doing is opening a new map window (View / New Map View), anchoring it to the top or side edge, resizing it and closing it again. This causes the ...
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Exporting map to PDF or SVG in QGIS

If you want to export to PDF then you will need to create a composer window first. 'File'-> 'New Print Composer'. Once you have done this and have a new print composer then you can add a map. The ...
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Map display not filling window in QGIS on Mac?

This is a bug. Install an earlier version or wait for it to be fixed. Update: This Mac-specific bug brought attention to the fact that the QGIS has not been as well supported as for Windows as for ...
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What is the "command line" in QGIS on Mac?

The command line lives in two places. It depends on how you decide you'd like to start scripting and automating tasks that are often tedious or time consuming when done manually. First place is in ...
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Why does the Select by expression dialog not show field values?

The information you are looking for is hidden in a panel that is collapsed/minimized on the right-hand side of the dialog. Here's how you can access it:
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Installing older versions of QGIS on Mac

The .tar.bz2 files are basically the source code for QGIS. You only really need to download these if you want to build QGIS yourself. If you want to download an older version of QGIS for Mac, try the ...
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QGIS 3 on Mac OS - Where is the configuration directory?

From the Settings Menu, User Profiles, select "Open active profile folder". You'll be taken straight there.
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Online POSTGRESQL database error "undefined symbol: GEOSFrechetDistanceDensify"

I had a similar issue on Centos 7 with PG 11 and Postgis 2.5 while dump/updating the database. In my case 'yum remove geos36' solved it. Hope this helps or at least give you an in sight! M.
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Finding GRASS module after upgrading QGIS (Mac)?

I have figured this out and thought it best to post the answer for future users. Firstly, I right clicked on my QGIS application and selected 'Show Package' to show the subfolders within the ...
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Using ArcPy on MacBook?

ArcPy is a site package bound to a release of Python associated with ArcGIS Desktop (Windows -- 32-bit or 64-bit, with Background Geoprocessing installed) or ArcGIS Server (Windows and Linux -- 64-bit)...
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Set path to SAGA from QGIS on OSX

Your main problem is that the SAGA version you have installed (5.0.0) as shown in your screen shot, is not supported. As of (I think) QGIS 2.18, only the SAGA Long Term Release (currently 2.3.2) is ...
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TIN Interpolation plugin in QGIS 3.0

According to the changelog, the TIN interpolation plugin has been removed, as it is now part or QGIS core. To find it in Qgis 3.0, open the processing toolbox and search for Interpolation -> TIN ...
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Installing Python modules for QGIS 3 on Mac

from Download for Macos These packages use the python.org Python 3, version 3.6, the "macosx10.9" build - other distributions are not supported. Install Python before installing QGIS. 1) To know ...
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Creating a Canopy Height Model (CHM) image from a LAS file on Mac?

I ended up with this solution with PDAL and GDAL: First I used liblas to create LAS containing only ground points. Then I used PDAL similar to the "Basic Example" but with output_type: max to create ...
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How to get QGIS to start up?

I had the same issue and removed QGIS by using free software "AppCleaner" from freemacsoft.net. I then downloaded the last version from KingChaos (2.18.2-1) and installed step-by-step. Now, I have ...
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gdal.VectorTranslate returns an empty file

Your JSON is invalid - you have entered the "coordinates" key twice. You are trying to read from a different file than you are writing to. You are trying to write to out.json which will be a file on ...
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Installing QGIS3 on Mac?

I followed the link that came with the QGIS installer to https://www.python.org/downloads/ and installed python3 that way. The QGIS installer was then happy. This seems to be contradicted by comments ...
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Using a custom font with the QGIS Composer

QGIS uses the fonts that are installed on your computer. When you have downloaded the font, right-click the .otf file and select 'install'. When you close and open QGIS again, the font should be there....
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Importing Google coordinates to QGIS but can't select X/Y field, because coordinates are shown in one row

The separator in your CSV is a semicolon. In 'File format' instead of selecting 'Tab' select 'Semicolon' (highlighted) and the coordinates will appear in separated columns.
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Installing QGIS to virtual environment?

Go Docker! I would suggest to use a containerized solution. You can for example run a full-fledge, stand-alone QGIS in a Docker container; it is very simple! Start here and customize the ...
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Importing existing .gpkg files to create new Geopackage layer using QGIS

You could just try to type the same name and extension if it won't let you select it. Or right click on the geopackage in the QGIS file browser window and add a new layer. Available under Layer>...
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Wrong value for parameter "OTB folder"

OTB doesn't come bundled with the QGIS install, only the ability to interact with it. To install OTB you'll need to follow the OTB install instructions, which you can find here: https://www.orfeo-...
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Getting list of coordinates for points in layer using QGIS?

Virtual layers enables you to do exactly that. It is an icon on the Layers Toolbar or you can go Layer->Add layer->Add/Edit Virtual Layer...` Then you will face a window like the one below: In the ...
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R in QGIS Processing without installing GRASS

In Processing options (alt+ cmd+ c), in GRASS GIS 7 commands deselect Activate button and delete path in GRASS7 folder slot. Do the same with GRASS commands. I did it to work with R and works. But if ...
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Installing older versions of QGIS on Mac

Older versions of QGIS are only archived as Windows exe and source code. You can download older Windows versions from http://qgis.org/downloads/ To run them on a Mac, you need a Windows emulator, or ...
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Creating a Canopy Height Model (CHM) image from a LAS file on Mac?

1) You can use the the little known Whitebox GAT (Mac version, Download Whitebox Geospatial Analysis Tools), developed for the Java platform (Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 8.0 or higher ...
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Creating a Canopy Height Model (CHM) image from a LAS file on Mac?

In addition to what has been mentioned above, SPDLib is another powerful set of open-source tools for processing LiDAR data (LAS files). It is cross-platform and supports Mac. The spdinterp program ...
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How to Uninstall QGIS from MacOS

The removal is basically also a "manual" process. Assuming you have installed QGIS3.2 If you still have the .dmg, navigate to GDAL Complete Extras, you will find there a ReadMe.rtf (If you don't have ...
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