Monday, May 2, 2011

Setup a Map View in gvSIG for working in SVY21

gvSIG can be used to work with local projections such as Singapore's SVY21 Projection coordinate system. as the software comes pre-configured with the parameters for the SVY21 spatial reference. It is just a matter of searching and then selecting the correct projection from a list.

  1. Start gvSIG OADE 2010.

    The gvSIG Application window appears.

  2. In the Project manager window, click the New View button.

    The Untitled -0 view is added to the View list.

  3. Select the newly created view and click the Properties button.

    The View properties dialog box appears.

  4. Click the Current projection button.

    The Spatial Reference System (SRS) dialog box appears.

  5. Choose EPSG Type.
  6. Ensure the By Code is toggled on. In the Search criteria text box, type in 3414. Click Search.

    The SVY21 projection is displayed in the list box.
  7. Click OK. Click OK to close the View properties.

    The coordinate system of the view is now set to use the SVY21 Projection

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