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gvSIG 2.0: Add-ons manager

One of the most new and useful functionalities in gvSIG 2.0 would be the Add-ons manager, even though a first version was already available in gvSIG 1.12. The main advantages of the new Add-ons manager are: Add-ons can be updated … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (XV and last): Add-ons installing

We are going to dedicate this last post to the “Add-ons manager”, a tool that every gvSIG Desktop user should know. The add-ons manager is a tool that allows to customize gvSIG, installing new extensions, functional ones as well as … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (I): Adding data to a project

This series of posts will try to show how to learn to use a GIS without previous knowledge and through several practical exercises. To make learning entertaining we are going to use a series of layers related to Game of … Continue reading

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Converting a table of addresses to a point layer using gvSIG 2.x

At this post we are going to see a new utility of the geopy library, where we’ll see how to convert a table with addresses to a point layer in gvSIG. The addresses will be searched in Google Maps, so … Continue reading

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gvSIG 2.0: OpenStreetMap, adding new servers

One of the small but important improvements that have been included in gvSIG 2.0 is, in our opinion, the access to the excellent data source that OpenStreetMap is. The extension, that was recently released, can be installed easily from the … Continue reading

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gvSIG 2.0: Additional feature for managing CRS

In early versions of gvSIG a support of CRS (Coordinate Reference System) was developed with basic functions and definitions. This implementation allows the user to select the reference system based on the datum, projection and time zone. However it has … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (XIV): Layouts

At this second-to-last post of the course to learn the base of the Geographic Information Systems through practical exercises with Game of Thrones data we are going to work with the “Map” document. A Layout document is a set of design … Continue reading

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Calling for gvSIG Community: gvSIG Desktop 2.4 translations

The new gvSIG 2.4 version is starting the stabilization phase, and in parallel the translations of the interface are being updated in order to have the final version with as many languages as possible. Currently gvSIG is translated to more … Continue reading

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Towards gvSIG 2.4: ISO-7010 symbol library, safety pictograms

ISO-7010 defines a series of safety pictograms or symbols. This ISO compliant tries to coordinate graphic symbols and colours of safety signs in an international level. A global coordination that allows more coherence and a universal acknowledgement of signs.

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Towards gvSIG 2.4: Emoji symbol library

Emoji is a Japanese term for ideograph or characters used in electronic messages and websites that has been popularized as one of the better known set of symbols. More over its popularity, they are symbols that can be very useful … Continue reading

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