[FWTools] ogr2ogr

Frank Warmerdam fwarmerdam at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 10:09:56 EDT 2005

On 8/21/05, David Fawcett <david.fawcett at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Frank and Ken,
> I believe that naming an output file did the trick.  When I run the
> suggested arguements, it doesn't complain and the output shapefile
> files are created, including a .prj file that looks like it has the
> proper info.
> I guess this leads me to the next logical question...  Does OpenEv
> recognize and use .prj files.  When I open up the shape that I believe
> has been properly reprojected in OpenEv, it shows coordinates in
> lat/lon.  When I try to add my UTM DOQ, obviously they don't display
> together.


OpenEV currently ignores the coordinate system of all vector data.
It has been my intent at some point to modify OpenEV to support
on the fly reprojection of vector data on the display but that hasn't
yet occured.

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