[Qgis-developer] [Qgis-user] GRASS Edit very slow when on the fly projection enabled

Maciej Sieczka tutey at o2.pl
Wed Dec 5 14:02:45 EST 2007

Maciej Sieczka wrote:

> Unless OTFP to a metric CS is enabled, area and distance
> measurements are forced in degress. Also the map scale
> displayed in the bottom-right corner of QGIS window changes
> while panning then (which I guess is normal as it impossible
> to have a constant scale in degree-based CS).

I must have been doing soemthing wrong. Now I can change the
desired units in spite of not having OTFP enabled. Sorry for
the fuss.

> Is it currently possible in QGIS to have working area,
> distance and scale measurements in metric units, along with
> GRASS Edit working fast enough?

Shortly put one has to set units to meters in Project
Properties -> General. Somehow I could not make it work
before. Now it's OK.


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