[Qgis-user] coordinates in both projected and geographic systems

Tim Sutton tim at linfiniti.com
Mon Aug 4 15:42:03 EDT 2008


Both use cases are technically not difficult I think - its just a
matter of someone finding the time amongst all the other things that
need sorting out for QGIS 1.0. Be sure to file a feature / enhancement
request and we will get to this when time permits.



2008/7/31 Michael Neubauer <Neubauer-Michael at gmx.net>:
> Actually, I was thinking about a similar problem:
> I am working in an area, where two different projections are used (UTM and
> S42). So I get locations in both coordinate systems and I would like to
> display them at the same time on the map.
> So I have the same wish as Austin, only that I would like to have two
> different projected systems displayed.
> Maybe it is already possible...?
> Thank you very much for thinking about it.
> micha
> Am Mittwoch 30 Juli 2008 18:06:31 schrieb Agustin Lobo:
>> Could it be possible in the future having the
>> coordinates displayed both in the projection system
>> of the project (as it is now ) and as geographic
>> (lon, lat) coordinates? For example, today I was
>> using my data in qgis as an aid to search the spot
>> catalogue, where you define windows as lat, lon.
>> Having had both types of coordinates would been
>> helpful.
>> Thanks!
>> Agus
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