[Thuban-list] shapelib

Jan-Oliver Wagner jan at intevation.de
Wed Dec 11 12:32:03 CET 2002

On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 08:22:58PM +0100, Ingo Wichmann wrote:
> In the session tree i can see the data table. But it can not be 
> displayed.

there is a menu item Layer->Show Table.
This should open a window with the attribute table of
the currently active Layer.
You activate the layer by clicking
on it in the Tree View (yes, this will be improved in later
versions :-).

> In the dialog-box for the projection i can only choose UTM. 
> From what i understand proj4dialog.py does not allow other projetctions.

correct. It is currently only possible to project from geographic
coordinates to UTM.
It is fairly simple to add more projections since PROJ handles
a lot of them. A little bit coding is required though.

> In grass my projection is
> proj:    tmerc
> ellps:   bessel
> Is there a way to display this data anyhow? Maybe by editing the 
> configuration-file of thuban directly?

Actually you can display any shapefile regardless of the projection.
What will not work is the conversion to UTM since it assumes
geographic coordinates as origin.



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