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Launching QGIS with specific user profile

From the command line you can start QGIS with the --profile option: qgis-bin.exe --profile spanish will start QGIS and load my spanish profile on Windows.
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Generating series of cross sections (profiles) along line using QGIS?

I've been trying to find how to do this for a while. @Kazuhito's comment led me to find this. You need two things:- a line (your axis or route) a DEM (raster) Convert Points to Line You can get ...
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Elevation Profile with labels on waypoints using PyQGIS

Using your xml file and matplotlib you can achieve nice results if you put some effort in it. Matplotlib plots can be tweaked to look alot like your example. The trickiest part was to calculate where ...
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Elevation Profile with labels on waypoints using PyQGIS

You could combine QGIS with HTML/Javascript (Highcharts or any other framework) to produce appealing elevation profiles. With the help of some Python expression functions, it's possible to use the ...
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Visualizing vertical profiles from LiDAR point clouds in R?

Instead of organizing data where each plot is in a different column, do it as a dataframe with all Z values in one column and an additional index column with the plot ID. For example: plot_id Z 1 ...
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Creating longitudinal section from points using QGIS

I would recommand to use DataPlotly Plugin (https://github.com/ghtmtt/DataPlotly) for that. You can use the selected points or all of them. In the example below I've used the x-coordinate of each ...
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QGIS open project with specific user profile

QGIS can be started from the command line and accepts parameters. Here a short excerpt from the help: qgis --help QGIS is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System. Usage: qgis [...
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QGIS Profile Tool - Terrain Profile

At 3.8.3, here's what works for me: I have a raster DEM and a vector point shapefile (the point shapefile does not have elevation values in its attribute table). I want to create an slope profile ...
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Command line tools to generate elevation profile from DEM + GPX/GeoJSON

If you load your LineString gpx/geojson ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"dbname=" linestring.geojson and DEM tiff into PostGIS (replace XXXX with EPSG code, eg for WGS84 use 4326) raster2pgsql -d -C -I -...
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Cutting/ exporting multiple terrain profiles to CSV files with QGIS?

Use the Sample raster values or Add Raster Values to Points tool to extract raster values: Make sure each line has a unique attribute, eg "Line_ID". Convert the lines into points Use the Extract ...
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Improving resource consumption of Profile Tool Plugin of QGIS

Instead of using a plugin, try using optimised and native tools. In processing toolbox, try to SAGA > Terrain Analysis > Profiles from lines.
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Building exaggerated elevation profiles from VRT DEM in QGIS

Looking beyond QGIS I found the answer directly in GDAL VRT, and it's so simple. I only need to add <Scale>10.0</Scale> to the VRTRasterBand: <VRTDataset rasterXSize="412502" ...
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QGIS "Profile Tool" Plugin inaccurate reading

The SRTM DEM has a ground resolution of 30 meters (1 arc-second), see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shuttle_Radar_Topography_Mission#Highest_Resolution_Global_Release and references. So the elevation ...
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QGIS open project with specific user profile

Just start QGIS from commadnline with some options: start "" "C:\Program Files\QGIS 3.16\bin\qgis-ltr-bin.exe" --profile english --project "c:\tonne\dreisam.qgz" the ...
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Switch begin and endpoint in profile graph - ArcGIS Pro

You could flip your line using the Flip Line tool. This will edit your line so if you want to keep the original direction you could make a copy of your layer first.
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Is there any difference between a stream's Longitudinal Profile and its Elevation Profile?

An elevation profile or a topographic profile is a two-dimensional cross sectional view of the landscape. It provides a side view of the relief of the terrain along a line drawn between two locations ...
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QGIS Profile Tool shows no profile

Here you have the screenshot with the sequence to get the profile of a line: Click on your dem file. Click on "Add layer" button. Click on the points between you want to see the profile (double ...
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Visualizing elevation profile across a whole mosaic dataset?

As a workaround solution, you can interpolate a line from your mosaic dataset using the 'interpolate line' tool. You can then use the output line to create the profile. According to this post: https:/...
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Creating DEM Contour files from shapefile line data in QGIS

I had the same question and looked everywhere! Finally a solution - you need to use "TIN interpolation". This video explains it perfectly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhJ77uHlTJA It demonstrates ...
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Replicate elevation profile extraction (3D Analyst toolbar) in ArcPy

Following up, the extremely straightforward solution (offered up by KHimba) is a built-in function that I was unfamiliar with, called StackProfile in the 3D Toolbox. Here's a condensed version of how ...
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Create profile graph over multiple rasters (ArcGIS 3D Analyst)

I would suggest using the "Stack Profile (3D Analyst)" tool in ArcGIS. With this tool you are able to input line features and output profiles over multiple Profile Targets (Multipatch, Raster, TIN or ...
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Raster DEM interpolation within overlapping vector polygon of water surfaces?

I used Diffuse Interpolation with Barriers too from ArcGIS, which is an interpolation method that can account for barriers within the study area. It can also use different cost surfaces to modify the ...
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Elevation profile using linear shape in ArcGIS Desktop?

If you have the 3D Analyst extension, this is pretty easy: Make a 3D line out of your line shapefile with Interpolate Shape (use the DEM as Input Surface) Add your 3D shapefile to ArcMap Add the 3D ...
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Automating calculation of cumulative elevation for multiple line segments (not the profile graph)

Here you go: def plusGain(shp): part=shp.getPart(0); n=len(part); result=0 for i in xrange(n): p=part.getObject(i); z=p.Z if i==0: z0=z else: result+=max(z-z0,0);z0=z return result #---- ...
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QGIS 3.0 Girona using profile tool, get python error

I uninstalled the plugin and donwload last zip from web page and it work again. The link is in the bug tracker in the plugin window in Qgis 3.
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Profile/Transect tool in QGIS like Arc's interpolate transect tool?

There are many tools for retrieve profiles, but among them there are two great ones in QGIS 2.18 that are my favorites, one for raster data and the other for points: Profile tool: it gets the profile ...
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QGIS Profile Tool - Terrain Profile

I do not know if Profile Tool(Terrain Profile) has the ability to export slope data (although it does show slope as a graph). There are several tools/plugins for QGIS which can calculate DEM profiles....
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Recording height profile from raster along a polyline shapefile?

There is a tool in the 3D analyst toolbox called Interpolate Shape that will do this: According to ESRI, the tool description is: The Interpolate Shape tool converts a 2D point, polyline, or ...
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Elevation Profiles Using QGIS vs. Google Earth

I am the author of the QGIS Climb plugin. All the points on the line have to have an elevation value. For the out-of-QGIS-core version - https://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/Climb/, the elevation values ...
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Difference between merge and create virtual raster

The merge tool will not change the values within cells not in overlaping parts. For this overlaping borders you must decide the method, both for merge or virtual raster. There are several methods, ...
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