QGIS Training Manual - Locate Press PDF $23.99 388 pages ISBN 978-0989421706 Published 2013-05-22 Errata Available Now! Years of experience in a single book─the official Quantum GIS Training Manual written by seasoned trainers. QGIS Styling Vector Data Please see Basic Vector Styling for an updated version of this tutorial. To create a map, one has to style the GIS data and present it in a form that is visually informative. There are a large number of options available in QGIS to apply different types of symbology to the underlying data. In this tutorial, we will explore some basics of styling.The data we will use is from Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Geospatial Desktop » Creating a Standalone GIS Application In this example we are going to begin to build a standalone GIS application using Python and the QGIS libraries. We’ll start simple by creating an application to load and display a shapefile. In later posts we’ll enhance the application to provide some map tools and other features. North River Geographic Systems Inc - ArcGIS: Export Data to CSV - North River Geographic Systems Inc Software: ArcGIS 10.0, 10.1 You have data you want to export to a comma delimited text file that you need to import into Microsoft Excel or Libre Office. There are several ways to do this. One way is through ArcToolbox. 1. Data-defined properties in QGIS 2.0 In QGIS 2.0, the old “size scale” field has been replaced by data-defined properties which enable us to control many more properties than jut size and rotation. One of the often requested features – for example – is the possibility for data-defined colors: Today’s example map visualizes a dataset of known meteorite landings published on I didn’t clean the data, so there is quite a bunch of meteorites at 0/0. To create the map, I used QGIS 2.0 feature blending mode “multiply” as well as data-defined size based on meteorite mass: Background oceans and graticule by NaturalEarthData. Like this: QGIS basics for Journalists QGIS export happens in the print dialog box. You can save your map as an image or one of two formats than can be read in Adobe Illustrator. Go to the File menu and select New Print Composer. Set your page size and orientation. QGIS Labs QGIS Tutorial Labs Home This is a set of tutorial labs for Quantum GIS, an open source geographic information system. The labs are based loosely on labs in my course ABT 180. They were developed with the help of the following students: Alex Mandel, Dylan Beaudette, Michele Tobias, Xuyang Zhang, Stacey Ellis, Heidi Schott, Michael Treichler, Melissa Whitaker, Kelly Gravuer, Michael Louie, Joel Bremson, Lauren Poremsky, Siqi Fajn, and Cherry Zamora. Thanks especially to Alex Mandel and Michele Tobias for organizing a seminars to review the labs. QGIS Raster to vector and Change projection —Contribute to this tutorial by completing one section welcome ! Projection (0%) → waiting a volunteer Equirectangular projection of the world, the standard parallel is the equator (plate carrée projection). Background QGIS display your data using the projection you tell it to use. Source.