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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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Where is open source GIS software going? gvSIG article at TWINGEO Magazine

TWINGEO magazine asked us for an article that answered the question “Where is open source GIS software going?” At a technical level, the software applied to geographic information management will follow similar dynamics, regardless of its license. It must be … Continue reading

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16th International gvSIG Conference (online event): Communication proposals submission

The 16th International gvSIG Conference will be held from November 4th to 6th, and they will be an online event this year due to the current health emergency situation. The conference is organized by the gvSIG Association and the School … Continue reading

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gvSIG Online is used at Cullera municipality, in Valencia, to improve security on its beaches in the face of COVID-19

Due to the current world health emergency situation, many municipalities are looking for solutions to reinforce security measures on their beaches and prevent COVID-19 infections. One of the main measures is to reduce the capacity of the beaches, so that … Continue reading

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gvSIG Online: Importing vector layers and web services

An interesting tool has been included in the latest version of gvSIG Online that allows unregistered users to add an external vector layer or a web service into a project. In both cases, a group of layers is created at … Continue reading

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