[Thuban-list] How are .ptj files handled in Thuban?

Jan-Oliver Wagner jan-oliver.wagner at intevation.de
Thu May 18 22:39:58 CEST 2006

Am Montag, 15. Mai 2006 20:08 schrieb Roger André:
> I would like to know how .prj files are handled by Thuban.  Does it read
> them and set the projection of the shapefile, or does it assume everything
> is in Geographic coordinates with a pre-defined, common datum?  I am trying
> to view some georeferenced images with shapefile layers above them, and
> need to know definitively what the client is doing vis a vis projections.

IIRC, Thuban (i.e. shapelib in this case) does not consider the
prj-files. By default it uses geographic coordinates.


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