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The 2nd gvSIG Festival is underway!

After the successful first gvSIG Festival in the last year, the virtual gvSIG conference, a second edition will be held this year, in May 16th and 17th. The novelty of this year is that users can send their proposals about … Continue reading

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¡El 2º gvSIG Festival ya está en marcha!

Tras el éxito del año pasado del primer gvSIG Festival, las jornadas virtuales sobre gvSIG, se va a celebrar este año una segunda edición, los próximos días 16 y 17 de mayo, en las que como novedad de este año … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (X): Legends

Today we are going to learn about how to change the symbology of a layer, reviewing different types of legends that are available in gvSIG Desktop. The symbology is one of the most important properties of a layer. gvSIG includes … Continue reading

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gvSIG is nominated at the maximum category of the “Sharing & Reuse Awards” given by the European Commission

As the tithe of this post says, the career of the gvSIG Project has been recognised by the European Commission with the nomination to the maximum category of the “Sharing & Reuse Awards”. The General Manager for Communication and Information … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (IX): Exporting View to image

In gvSIG there are tools to design more or less complex maps, but there are many cases where we need to have an image of the frame of our View in gvSIG to be used in a presentation or document … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (VIII): Field calculator

The “field calculator” is one of the most used tools by users when editing the attributes of a layer. This is because its versatility, and it saves time when editing several registers at the same time. It allows to make … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (VII): Adding coordinates to a Table

Now we are going to see a very easy and useful tool. It allows to add X and Y coordinates (or Latitude/Longitude) to a point layer in an automatic way. In our case, with fictitious cartography on EPSG 4326 projection … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (VI): Hyperlink and other information tools

Today we are going to see information tools, focusing on learning to use the “Hyperlink” tool. There are 4 main information tools: information by point, consulting area, consulting distance and hyperlink. We would be able to add other ones like … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (V): Editing tables

We are going to continue with the course about introduction to GIS with Game of Thrones. At this post we are going to review the alphanumeric editing tools. Using the “Political” layer, that contains the kingdoms of the continent called … Continue reading

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New support services on gvSIG Desktop

Use of Geographic Information System for any organization that manages geographic information is a fundamental tool. Adopting open source solutions in any entity, an upward trend, usually requires training and support services. gvSIG Desktop is an open source GIS used … Continue reading

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