Tag Archives: Game of Thrones

“Learning GIS with Game of Thrones” free book

Have you decided to learn to work with a Geographic Information System and you don’t know how to start? Now that the premiere of the new season of Game of Thrones series will be in a few days, we recommend … 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 (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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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (XII). Graphic editing tools

As a complement of a previous post in which we talked about the table edition tools, today we will show you the tools for graphic edition. These tools will allow you to create and edit vector data. We must keep … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (XI): Labelling

Last post was about symbology in gvSIG Desktop. Today we will be introduced in “Labelling”. A label is the text which describes one or more attributes. The labels are located over or close to the elements of one layer, according … 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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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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