25.1.4. GPS

25.1.4.1. Convert GPS data

Uses the GPSBabel tool to convert a GPS data file from a range of formats to the GPX standard format.

Parameters

Label

Name

Type

Description

Input file

INPUT

[file]

File containing the data to convert

Format

FORMAT

[enumeration]

Format of the file to convert, from this list.

Feature type

FEATURE_TYPE

[enumeration]

Default: 0

The type of data to convert

  • 0 — Waypoints

  • 1 — Routes

  • 2 — Tracks

Output

OUTPUT

[vector: any]

Default: [Save to temporary file]

Specification of the output GPX file. One of:

  • Save to a Temporary File

  • Save to File…

Outputs

Label

Name

Type

Description

Output layer

OUTPUT_LAYER

[vector: any]

Output layer with data in GPX standard format

Python code

Algorithm ID: native:convertgpsdata

import processing
processing.run("algorithm_id", {parameter_dictionary})

The algorithm id is displayed when you hover over the algorithm in the Processing Toolbox. The parameter dictionary provides the parameter NAMEs and values. See Utiliser les algorithmes du module de traitements depuis la console Python for details on how to run processing algorithms from the Python console.

25.1.4.2. Convert GPX feature type

Uses the GPSBabel tool to convert GPX features from one type to another (e.g. converting all waypoint features to a route).

Parameters

Label

Name

Type

Description

Input file

INPUT

[file]

File containing the data to convert

Conversion

CONVERSION

[enumeration]

Default: 0

The type of conversion to apply

  • 0 — Waypoints from a route

  • 1 — Waypoints from a track

  • 2 — Routes from waypoints

  • 3 — Tracks from waypoints

Output

OUTPUT

[vector: point or line]

Default: [Save to temporary file]

Specification of the output file. One of:

  • Save to a Temporary File

  • Save to File…

Outputs

Label

Name

Type

Description

Output

OUTPUT

[vector: any]

Output layer with converted GPX features

Python code

Algorithm ID: native:convertgpxfeaturetype

import processing
processing.run("algorithm_id", {parameter_dictionary})

The algorithm id is displayed when you hover over the algorithm in the Processing Toolbox. The parameter dictionary provides the parameter NAMEs and values. See Utiliser les algorithmes du module de traitements depuis la console Python for details on how to run processing algorithms from the Python console.

25.1.4.3. Download GPS data from device

Uses the GPSBabel tool to download data from a GPS device into the GPX standard format.

Parameters

Label

Name

Type

Description

Device

DEVICE

[file]

The GPS device used to create the data

Port

PORT

[enumeration]

The port the device is connected to.

Feature type

FEATURE_TYPE

[enumeration]

Default: 0

The type of data to convert

  • 0 — Waypoints

  • 1 — Routes

  • 2 — Tracks

Output

OUTPUT

[vector: any]

Default: [Save to temporary file]

Specification of the output file. One of:

  • Save to a Temporary File

  • Save to File…

Outputs

Label

Name

Type

Description

Output layer

OUTPUT_LAYER

[vector: any]

Output layer with data in GPX standard format

Python code

Algorithm ID: native:downloadgpsdata

import processing
processing.run("algorithm_id", {parameter_dictionary})

The algorithm id is displayed when you hover over the algorithm in the Processing Toolbox. The parameter dictionary provides the parameter NAMEs and values. See Utiliser les algorithmes du module de traitements depuis la console Python for details on how to run processing algorithms from the Python console.

25.1.4.4. Upload GPS data to device

Uses the GPSBabel tool to upload data to a GPS device from the GPX standard format.

Parameters

Label

Name

Type

Description

Input file

INPUT

[file]

.GPX file containing the data to upload

Device

DEVICE

[file]

The GPS device to upload the data to

Port

PORT

[enumeration]

The port the device is connected to.

Feature type

FEATURE_TYPE

[enumeration]

Default: 0

The type of data to upload

  • 0 — Waypoints

  • 1 — Routes

  • 2 — Tracks

Outputs

No output is provided. If successful, data are loaded to the device.

Python code

Algorithm ID: native:uploadgpsdata

import processing
processing.run("algorithm_id", {parameter_dictionary})

The algorithm id is displayed when you hover over the algorithm in the Processing Toolbox. The parameter dictionary provides the parameter NAMEs and values. See Utiliser les algorithmes du module de traitements depuis la console Python for details on how to run processing algorithms from the Python console.