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gvSIG at Silesian Convention (Szczyrk, Poland)

On 11-12 June in Szczyrk (Poland) took place V Silesian Convention of Computer Science and Administration, whose main topic was free and open source software and open data. The convention was attended by over 100 participants from all over the … Continue reading

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Reprojecting vector and raster layers in gvSIG 2.x

When we download cartography from a web page we need to know its reference system in order to load it correctly in gvSIG. For that we have to look for it at the same web page, or access to the … Continue reading

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gvSIG at FOSS4G India 2015

FOSS4G India 2015 was held at Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun. It was attended by more than 100 delegates from all over the country with student community participating with lot of enthusiasm. Close to 45 people presented their work … Continue reading

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On the road to gvSIG 2.3

As we announced with the publishing of gvSIG 2.2, and following the current policy at the gvSIG project for releasing two versions every year, we plan to release gvSIG 2.3 in December. The objective is to dedicate the odd versions … Continue reading

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Look for your address or location in gvSIG using Scripting!

In an previous post, we spoke about the utility of the “geopy” library for Geocoding in gvSIG 2 using scripting. Now, with the next script we are going to search addresses or towns and gvSIG will zoom to that point. The … Continue reading

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What to do when we get an error in gvSIG

If we get an error in gvSIG, the most recommendable thing is to send it to the users mailing list of the project, where there’s a huge group of users, and developers can reply directly too. Before sending the error … Continue reading

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gvSIG 2.2 available!

Available the new gvSIG 2.2 version. gvSIG 2.2 goes one step forward in the evolution of this opensource GIS. There are some new functionalities, some of them very remarkable and some improvements in stability which have given strength through each … Continue reading

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New gvSIG plugin: 3D View

It is now available to be downloaded and tested, the new 3D viewer plug-in for gvSIG 2.2 based on NASA World Wind SDK. This new tool will allow users to create 3D visualizations from traditional 2D views in gvSIG. This … Continue reading

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gvSIG 2.2 RC2 is now available

The second gvSIG 2.2 Release Candidate (gvSIG 2.2 RC2) is now available. We encourage you to test it and send us any errors and suggestions in the users mailing list. The main new features of this version are: – New … Continue reading

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gvSIG 2.2: Hyperlink to folders

An innovation is the hyperlink to folders, which has been added to the next gvSIG 2.2.  A hyperlink is an element of an electronic document which refers to another online resource. In gvSIG 2.1, hyperlinks are associated with items in … Continue reading

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