Bug report #20105

Processing Toolkit Heatmap (Kernel Density Estimation) Gives Error "Could not create destination layer"

Added by Konrad Lawson about 5 years ago. Updated almost 5 years ago.

Affected QGIS version:3.2.3 Regression?:No
Operating System:OS X 10.13.6 Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:no timely feedback
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:27927


Using OS X High Sierra, QGIS 3.2.3, Python 3.6.5 and running Heatmap from the processing tool box on a layer projected in British National Grid EPSG:7405 produces

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/Applications/QGIS3.app/Contents/MacOS/../Resources/python/plugins/processing/algs/qgis/Heatmap.py", line 215, in processAlgorithm
self.tr('Could not create destination layer'))
_core.QgsProcessingException: Could not create destination layer
Execution failed after 0.03 seconds

This is true whether there is a temporary output file requested or an explicitely identified location for an output file in directory path with no spaces.

Screen Shot 2018-10-14 at 15.54.51.png (227 KB) Konrad Lawson, 2018-10-14 04:58 PM


#1 Updated by Nyall Dawson about 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Feedback

It's likely a lack of space. Try with a larger pixel size or smaller radius.

#2 Updated by Alexander Bruy almost 5 years ago

  • Resolution set to no timely feedback
  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed

Closed for the lack of feedback. Please reopen if necessary.

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