A geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software, data, and people for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret, and visualize data in many ways that reveal ...

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How can I use Bing or Google Maps to show the traveled path?

I wonder if there's a functionality in Bing Maps or Google Maps that can present information of how I traveled on my bike. The input can be simply made by clicking on checkpoints and building the way ...
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How to convert .shp to ASCII in QGIS or R?

Actually I want to convert the shp file to .grd file. But before I convert the .shp to .grd, on my thinking, first I must convert the .shp into ascii. Is it possible to convert directly from .shp to ...
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How to reset pkuid in QGIS

I have a sqlite layer in QGIS with autoincrementing primary key on. Then if I delete some points I would like the option to reset the number that shows up in the pkuid column. I tried in DB manager: ...
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How do I make this add-in toolbar button work in ArcMap 10.2 using the ESRI provided Python Add-In Wizard (i'm following a tutorial)

I'm following a tutorial here: http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#/button/014p0000001z000000/ I have added the code to the .py file and installed the add-in using the ...
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Load shape ESRI to QGIS but not in correct position, how to reposition all of features on layer QGIS

I have Autocad DXF which has a design plan. Dxf file that I converted to a shape file using ogr2ogr tools to be able to import the QGIS application with quite perfect. In QGIS plugins are called ...
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How can I align two images one of which has been warped?

Is there any software that can be used to warp two images so they can be aligned? I'm not sure, but I think is this is known as image registration or image rectification. Background I'm using Adobe ...
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SQL 2012 in Hyper-V. Why are my queries slow until I drop and create any spatial index?

I have a spatial application that queries several tables (layers) each time the user pans/zooms the map. When I moved the SQL server into Hyper-V, I noticed that there was a several second delay when ...
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Problems using a batch file For loop to feed .tifs into a GIS process (gdal_polygonize)

Thanks in advance for your help with this. I've been reading, experimenting, and banging my head against the wall for a couple days on this, and could really use some assistance. This is my first ...
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Antivirus deleting files?

I am working with QGIS and noticed recently that some files (.shx) disappeared... I read somewhere on StackExchange that an antivirus may "clean" some folders (I have Avira and CCleaner). Is it ...
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Amazon Cloud as a Server with alot of RAM [closed]

I need a server with very big size of RAM, so around a ~1TB, for a GIS DB, that would be not written to hard disk, because the data is irrelevant after a seconds. So i do not need a lot of disk space, ...
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mysqldump alternatives --hex-blob doesn't convert geometry binary columns to hex

I'm trying to create a mysqldump in utf8 encoding. The table I'm trying to dump contains geometry columns. Now, when I use the --hex-blob option, the geometry columns don't get converted to hex. Are ...
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Sort by selection..spreadsheet software

I am so frustrated... I use ArcMap a lot and therefore I use the 'show selected features' a lot when I am in the attribute table. Now I need to manipulate a csv file in excel with 150,000+ records ...
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Windows 8 RT Internet Explorer- SVG plugin?

My current company is using a GIS firm that requires us to web-interface with it specifically with 'Internet Explorer' and with the 'current' 6/7 year old Adobe SVG Plugin. I've thrown every ...
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alternatives to google maps for large-scale GIS viewers?

I would like to view a map of Indonesia / Australia / New Zealand like Google Maps, except that I'd like to customize the layers viewed: I'd like to use a topographic/bathymetric basemap, and show ...
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Import 71 and file permission in ArcGIS

I am making a map for my thesis. While using ArcGIS, I must use Import71 to convert some .e00 files (In this particular case, political boundaries and Hydrography networks). When I select my output ...
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Building new GIS Workstation - is it worth upgrading to a workstation GPU?

We are currently building a machine from scratch to act as a GIS workstation. The primary software used is ESRI's ArcGIS and we are mainly working with vector data using raster data only for ...