Category Archives: QGIS 2.8.1

Creation of SITE History from Planning Application Polygons using QGIS

In planning it is important to know the planning history on a site. The status and likelihood of approved permission will often relate to previous permissions. Many council planning systems do not specifically relate planning applications to each other and … Continue reading

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QGIS 2.8.1 – Useful Functions and Operators – Field Calculator

Calculate eastings and northings of centroid within polygon layer xmin(centroid($geometry)) ymin(centroid($geometry)) Calculate area and perimeter of a polygon layer $area $perimeter Calculate eastings and northings of a point layer $x $y Calculate the length of a line layer $length Capitalise … Continue reading

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QGIS 2.8.1 Getting Shape Files into SQL Server 2008 Express R2

For digital mapping the shp extension is the equivalent of csv files – A significant amount of information is still held in shape files and even if it is not, nearly every GIS package can export to shape format. It’s … Continue reading

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QGIS 2.8.1 Raster / Extraction / Clipper – Extent Quick Reference

Raster Extraction Conversion guide landscape paper standard scales -SRID27700 Assumes that you are taking the map to the very edge of a landscape paper if you require a border you will need to use formula. Reverse calculations for portrait papers

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QGIS 2.8.1 Updating Copyright Label in your QGIS Projects

Specific example QGIS 2.8.1 probably same in other versions. Ensure you have copyright quote correct on QGIS projects View / Decorations / Copyright Label

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