[Cartoweb-users] Using decimal degree

Pierre GIRAUD pierre.giraud at camptocamp.com
Thu May 11 03:13:46 EDT 2006

We're aware that many users want to manage lat/lon coordinates. We're 
still working on it. This will sure be available in next release.



Edouard Legoupil wrote:

>Dear All,
>Some few questions about using decimal degrees into cartoweb:
> I would like to use geographic coordinates for my mapspace for two reasons: first my customers are using GPS, and should be able to find a location in the mapserver with the geographic coordinate they have from their recepter.  
> Secondly as i have to manage scale from 1/1000 to 1/30 000 000, i cannot use one single standard UTM projection for all this...
>The problem are: the coordinate viewer and the coordinated search search  are both in X,Y, and when i use geographicla coordinate the measuremen tool are not working.... 
>Does anyone have clues or solutions ?
>>From a previous message, i have read that Pierre GIRAUD is working on it, is it?
>Thanks a lot and best regards
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