[GRASS5] New GRASS intro
david.p.finlayson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 25 16:43:36 EDT 2006
I've been a bit concerned about the loss of command line control of
the display myself. Are there plans to update the d.* commands so that
they interface with the new tcl canvas?
On 4/25/06, Jachym Cepicky <jachym.cepicky at centrum.cz> wrote:
> Hallo developers,
> personaly I do not use the new gui, because I can not use d.* commands
> (d.rast and d.vect). I thing, that the new monitors do have the right
> functions (zooming, panning, redrawing, ...), but it is often faster to
> write, what map one would like to see, then to click it in the gui.
> Would it be possible to make run this monitors in background as daemons, so they
> would "observe" the png files (png1-png7) and redraw them selve every
> time, the files would be changed?
> On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 12:49:19PM -0700, Michael Barton wrote:
> > With the move toward releasing GRASS 6.2, it?s time we had a new intro to
> > greet users starting GRASS.
> > I?d hoped to make something really spiffy, easy for first time users to
> > navigate without getting confused about GRASS jargon, but still quick for
> > experienced users. Alas, I haven?t had the time to do all this before the
> > impending 6.2 feature freeze, but I did manage to update things somewhat
> > from the venerable, Spartan grey intro.
> > I?ve rearranged the items on the intro screen to distinguish different
> > functions, changed the descriptions to make it clearer that locations are
> > for projections and mapsets are where a GIS? is stored, etc. I also added a
> > new button to create a projection location from a georeferenced file (uses
> > GDAL/OGR via g.proj). Finally, I added some color to the intro. No I didn?t
> > make it green, but I did add a nice GRASS graphic.
> > Many thanks to Markus who helped me get this committed to the cvs, where it
> > now resides for your geospatial enjoyment.
> > I think the next step would be to replace the g.setproj terminal screen for
> > defining projections with a nicer GUI one based on g.proj. Another thing
> > would be to add a search function to the excellent EPSG codes database.
> > Cheers,
> > Michael
> > __________________________________________
> > Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
> > School of Human Evolution & Social Change
> > Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
> > Arizona State University
> > phone: 480-965-6213
> > fax: 480-965-7671
> > www: http://www.public.asu.edu/~cmbarton
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