[Qgis-user] how to display longitude and latitude

Severino III Salmo sgsalmoiii at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 24 17:34:14 EDT 2011

Thanks Agus and Ramon.

I am trying to view the X- and Y-axes with the Longitude and Latitude labels. From Agus reply, it seems it is not possible. Are there any other ways to somehow display the Lat- and Long- in the axes?



On Oct 23, 2011, at 6:18 PM, Agustin Lobo wrote:

> You can use the Coordinate Capture plugin also.
> Nevertheless, this is an improvement requested long time ago: Coordinates should
> be displayed in the Coordinates window at the bottom of the display
> both in the current CRS
> and in Geographic Lon,Lat WGS84 (in other words, as the Coordinate
> Capture plugin does,
> but the Coordinate Capture requires you to click on Start Capture and
> then click on each position
> again (which makes sense for a capture) while the requested feature
> would be continuous).
> Agus
> 2011/10/23 Ramon Andiñach <custard at westnet.com.au>:
>> On 23/10/2011, at 12:48, Severino Salmo <sgsalmoiii at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have a simple question. I want to display the longitude and latitude in
>> the x- and y- axes for my area of interest. I tried to look at the QGIS
>> manual but I cant find the steps how to do it. Any help and comments will be
>> greatly appreciated. Thank you very much.
>> Hi Sev,
>> Question.  Where are you trying to get the latitude and longitude to
>> display?
>> If it's in the Print Composer, then start with the project CRS set to
>> projection that uses latitude and longitude, e.g. WGS84.
>> -ramon.
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