[Qgis-user] Distorted Map Display

Tom Elwertowski telwertowski at comcast.net
Wed Nov 28 15:00:13 EST 2007

peter wrote:
> OK...answering my own question: I have made some progress (accidentally). I've 
> always selected the NAD83(CSRS) under "Geographic Coordinate Systems" for the 
> map projection. Today I accidentally selected NAD83(CSRS)/UTM ZONE 12N 
> under "Projected Coordinate Systems" and suddenly the display looks right.
> Now all I have to do is figure out how to get the roads to line up correctly 
> with the aerial photo I geo-referenced with the Georeferencer plugin, and 
> I'll be finally on my way to completing this project.

You need to set the default projection (projector icon at lower right) 
to be the same as your aerial photo and check "Enable on the fly 
projection" (top of default projection dialog). Then open your vector 
road layer.


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