[GRASSLIST:6537] Re: problem importing vector

Trevor Wiens twiens at interbaun.com
Mon Apr 18 22:57:54 EDT 2005

On Mon, 18 Apr 2005 19:38:55 -0400
Brian Beckage <Brian.Beckage at uvm.edu> wrote:

> Dear Lorenzo,
> Thank you for your reply.  I installed the Jump software as you 
> suggested, opened the old shape file, and saved it under a new name 
> (still .shp) in a new folder.  When I tried importing it into Grass, 
> the error now was:
> ERROR: Projection of dataset does not appear to match current location.
> I don't have this error when using the original shape files.
> Are there any other work arounds?  Can I try importing this vector 
> file using a different format such as .e00?
> Thanks again,
> Brian

Click on the override projection button if you are importing through the gui or use -o if you are using command line. This will work fine if your projections actually match but the shape file is lacking the information. 

Trevor Wiens 
twiens at interbaun.com

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