[gdal-dev] Re: converting ascci to geotiff

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Sep 17 13:03:03 EDT 2009

Hermann Peifer wrote:
> Riki Tiki wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Phase 1) let's assume i convert the geotiff -> "file1.tif" to ascii 
>> grid file -> "file2.txt"... Phase 2) later on i change some of the 
>> values of file2.txt, now i want to again convert the file2.txt (with 
>> changed data part...) to geotiff with the projection information of 
>> file1.tif... Can you help me to work around this phase?
>> Thanks,
>> Riki
> What about:
> gdal_translate file2.asc file1.tif
> (I think the *.asc suffix is mandatory)


Right - as far as I can see the GDAL 1.6.x writes a .prj file when it
produces files with the AAIGRID driver and it would pick that up when
translating back to tiff.

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