[Qgis-community-team] Errors in user guide & translations

Otto Dassau otto.dassau at gmx.de
Tue Feb 17 14:27:02 EST 2009

Hi Patti,

On Tue, 17 Feb 2009 17:08:44 +0100
Patti Giuseppe <geognu at infinito.it> wrote:

> Dear all, I am currently working on the italian translation of the QGIS 
> user guide. I'm now at the QGIS-GRASS integration chapter and I've 
> noticed that there is some mistake. For istance, when defining the 
> Albers Equal Area Projection (page 79 in the english manual) we find: 
> "We are using Albers Equal Area Alaska (meters) projection. Since we 
> happen to know that it is
> represented by the EPSG ID 5000, we enter it in the search box." This is 
> not true, at least on my machine,  because there is no EPSG ID 5000, 
> plus there are many Alaska Albers entries under the Albers Equal Area 
> main line and i guess a QGIS-GRASS novice will be misleaded.
> Give me some hint on how to proceed.

it seems we missed to fix that in that chapter, because we changed the
CRS of the sample dataset. Please change it to the content of the
getting_started.tex file where it says: 

"The projection for the QGIS sample dataset is Alaska Albers Equal
Area with unit feet. The EPSG code is 2964."

best wishes,

> Thanks in advance!
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