Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of Processing/OsVecImport


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Nov 17, 2009 11:56:59 AM (9 years ago)
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knpa
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    11= Importing Ordnance Survey Vectors =
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    3 The OS Mastermap vectors are in a GML format. To read them into most GIS systems they need to be converted first. There is a script which will convert the vectors into ESRI Shapefiles - GML2Shape.sh. This uses the ogr2ogr utility which comes with GDAL.
     3The OS Mastermap vectors are in a GML/XML format. To read them into most GIS systems they need to be converted first. There is a script which will convert the vectors into ESRI Shapefiles - GML2Shape.sh. This uses the ogr2ogr utility which comes with GDAL.
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    55=== Procedure ===
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    7 To convert the OS vectors, copy them off the DVD into a directory. Then run:
     7To convert the OS vectors, copy them off the DVD into a directory and unzip (probably using gunzip) [[BR]]
     8Then run:
    89 `GML2Shape.sh <shapefilesdir> <gmlfilesdir>`
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