Category Archives: english

GIS for appropriate flood risk planning in Sudan

The benefit of this project is to map flood hazard and to determine flood risk zones for early warning system in state of Khartoum, Sudan as the pilot project In order to use the same method to identify the flood … Continue reading

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Spatial Data Infrastructure and Central Address System of Uruguay

Two projects that have allowed to evolve the geographic information management in the Government of Uruguay are presented. Both projects are based on the gvSIG Suite technologies, a catalog of open source software solutions where gvSIG Online is included, a … Continue reading

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gvSIG Desktop 2.5.1: improvements related to advanced editing

In the recently published gvSIG Desktop 2.5.1, you can find a great number of novelties related directly or indirectly to editing tools, which, added to the existing tools, allow us to affirm that gvSIG is one of the most advanced … Continue reading

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GSOC 2020 Project: New rules for the Topology Framework in gvSIG Desktop (2)

Do repetitive tasks that do not add value, do not encourage us to grow, wear us out, they seem to be tasks that are not proper for creative people with a reflective critical attitude. So, automate tasks and ensure the … Continue reading

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New gvSIG Desktop 2.5.1 version available

gvSIG Desktop 2.5.1, a new version that includes many new features, especially related to alphanumeric data management and advanced editing, is now available. gvSIG Desktop 2.5.1 is available at the downloads page of the project website. What novelties does it … Continue reading

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16th International gvSIG Conference: Program available and free registration

Free registration period for the 16th International gvSIG Conference is now open. The Conference is an online event this year that will be held from November 4th to 6th. The full program of the Conference is available on the event … Continue reading

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How to create shortcuts to the portable version of gvSIG

gvSIG has two distributions: portable and installable. In the installable version we must follow the installation wizard, and a shortcut is automatically created on our Desktop and at Home menu. On the other hand, in the portable version we must … Continue reading

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gvSIG Online: Custom geocoder

In the latest version of gvSIG Online, it’s possible to create custom geocoders from our own SHP layers. It allows to include place names that do not appear in the most common geocoders such as Nominatim or Google by default, … Continue reading

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gvSIG Online: Elevation profile

A widely used functionality in some sectors such as environment or topography is that which allows to calculate elevation profiles, a tool that has been included in the latest version of gvSIG Online, thanks to the Uruguay SDI project. With … Continue reading

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gvSIG Online: Quick Filter

A very interesting tool included at gvSIG Online in its latest version, which makes elements searching easier for non-technical users, is the quick filter. Until the previous version, if a user wanted to search a specific municipality, a river, etc., … Continue reading

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