[Qgis-developer] Shapefile: prj vs qpj (CRS info)
cavallini at faunalia.it
Tue Mar 1 09:57:40 EST 2011
Il giorno mar, 01/03/2011 alle 08.26 -0500, benoit-3 at bc-consult.com ha
> Yes, there is a CRS definition difference between prj and qpj.
> But, if you only have a prj file you can rename it to qpj. QGIS does
> not complain and displays the shapefile at the correct location.
> So the way to go forward, at least for me, would be to rename all the
> shapefiles *.prj to *.qpj in order to use them in QGIS.
This is not the correct behaviour: QGIS should use qpj when present,
otherwise prj, if nothing is available it should apply the default, as
chosen by the user from the menu Options.
If the behaviour you describe is confirmed (in my case it is not), then
it's a bug.
All the best.
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