Category Archives: english

“Introduction to gvSIG” free online workshops

The gvSIG Association is now pleased to inform the “Introduction to gvSIG” summer webinars at the beginning of August. Summer has arrived in a lot of places around the world. This is a good time to learn to use gvSIG, … Continue reading

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gvSIG, an important tool applied to Open Education

In the light of the International Map Year (IMY), the ICA and its commissions are highlighting the value of cartography by “mapping” the UN sustainable development goals. The sustainable development goals and their targets can be mapped based on the … Continue reading

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Open source software: Modernity versus Middle Ages

Let’s suppose to travel back to the past and try to replace the medieval concept of knowledge to applied knowledge to computer skill or, if you prefer, to geomatics that is the science this blog deals with. During the Middle … Continue reading

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gvSIG at FOSS4G 2016

The FOSS4G 2016 is just around the corner and the gvSIG Association will be there with three presentations and two workshops (plus the code sprint!). As you might know, the FOSS4G is the most important international Free and Open Source … Continue reading

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Another big lie: interoperability without open source software

The interoperability concept is currently on everyone’s tongue. Everything has to be interoperable. It’s necessary, it’s ideal, it’s legal. Implementation of an IT system or solution wouldn’t come to mind to anybody. Or, at least, consciously. But, what is the … Continue reading

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How to solve the problem about label and symbol size when exporting to PDF file in gvSIG

When we create a layout in gvSIG, and we export it to PDF format or we print it, we sometimes can see that labels that we had added to the different elements of the map appear in a different size … Continue reading

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Towards gvSIG 2.3: Bing Maps, Google Maps and Google Street View

Let’s have a look to a couple of new features that will be included in next release gvSIG 2.3. Users will have access to data from Bing Maps and Google Maps, being able to select between different geographic information types they offer. Although it … Continue reading

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Towards gvSIG 2.3: LiDAR data

In gvSIG 2.3 users will be able to access a new source of data that has been using more and more, the LiDAR data. gvSIG 2.3 drivers provide to read and write LiDAR in gvSIG according to LAS specification. A cropping tool will be … Continue reading

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Towards gvSIG 2.3: Reproject 2D View into a 3D View

In the next coming release of gvSIG 2.3, several improvements (and very striking) related to 3D views will be provided. One of the most important one will be the possibility to reproject a 2D view 3D view. In gvSIG 2.2 3D Views can … Continue reading

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Counter for identical registers in a field, using Scripting in gvSIG

If we have an attribute table in gvSIG we can obtain the number of registers for each different value of a field, how many times they are repeated. For that we will have to create a new script in gvSIG, … Continue reading

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