[GRASS-dev] Making start of GRASS GIS easier for newcomers
ychemin at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 06:57:09 PST 2015
+1 even better if we can test this on svn any time soon, it is often more
practical to try...
On 22 January 2015 at 20:11, Martin Landa <landa.martin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2015-01-22 9:48 GMT+01:00 Markus Metz <markus.metz.giswork at gmail.com>:
> > A suggestion for a compromise:
> > Have a minimal welcome screen that says something like
> > "Starting GRASS GIS in location X, mapset Y"
> > nothing else, no list of all the available locations and mapsets
> > Only two buttons: OK, Change
> > Make OK the default, Change will bring up the current welcome screen.
> > The user has then just to hit enter and GRASS is running. This would
> > reduce the (confusing) amount of information on the current welcome
> > screen. It would also give more space for a little graphic ;-)
> > Location and mapset can be taken from GISRC, if that does not exist,
> > create a new GISDBASE in the user's home, put the demolocation in it
> > and use this (I think the wingrass installer is already doing that).
> it make sense to me, I really like this idea. Martin
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