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GvSIG 2, first impressions

In the course we decided to try the new version of GvSIG, which although it is not yet declared stable, it is possible to download different builds to see what wave. I downloaded the 1214, and although I expected to test the symbology functionalities of points and lines as xurxo had told me, apparently I'll have to try the ...

Import from shp maps to Microstation

Let's see the case: I have an ArcView layer that contains the jurisdictions of the villages in an area in shape format, and I want to import it to Microstation Geographics. Let's see how to do it: Import vectors It is necessary for this to open a project in Microstation Geographics, in this case I have one connected to an Access base through ODBC ...

Choosing a GIS Application

Here is a chart of the last seminar I gave (free of charge) to a group of people with good intentions but no money to invest. Among the topics that we discussed and that were enriching, it was how much it would cost to do it with different platforms. We also talk about the advantages and disadvantages of these applications and some ...

How long will the shape file survive?

For a moment I thought that the axf format was the substitute for the ESRI shape file; but rather behaves like a geodatabase for ArcPad, which implies that ESRI will insist on making us suffer with the shp format. The problem The weaknesses of the shp format is its antiquity, when it stores its tabular data in ...

Download the UTM grid of 1: 50,000 sheets from your country

The 1: 50,000 sheets are well known in the cartography of many countries, initially they were built with Datum NAD27 for America. In this case I have generated them in WGS84; It is wrong to believe that you can change projection just by moving a vector as some people do for small regions. If you remember, before it had gone up ...