[GRASS-dev] Making start of GRASS GIS easier for newcomers

Margherita Di Leo diregola at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 08:47:43 PST 2015

On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 2:30 PM, Markus Metz <markus.metz.giswork at gmail.com>

> On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 1:14 PM, Yann Chemin <ychemin at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>
> > hmm that would be cool !
> > running r(v).in.* without GISDBASE or Location or mapset could trigger a
> > wizard to set them up...
> This is the current location wizard.
> The original topic was import and on-the-fly reprojection without the
> need to create a new location. This can be easily done by either a new
> script that calls r.in.gdal/v.in.ogr + r.proj/v.proj which creates the
> new location internally and deletes it when done, or a wizard doing
> the same thing. The user does not even notice that a temporary
> location was created. Sextante for example works this way.

This would be lovely to have! Perhaps using ogr2ogr / gdalwarp before
importing would be even faster.

Best regards,

Dr. Margherita DI LEO
Scientific / technical project officer

European Commission - DG JRC
Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES)
Via Fermi, 2749
I-21027 Ispra (VA) - Italy - TP 261

Tel. +39 0332 78 3600
margherita.di-leo at jrc.ec.europa.eu

Disclaimer: The views expressed are purely those of the writer and may not
in any circumstance be regarded as stating an official position of the
European Commission.
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