[GRASS-user] total Newbie help request

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Sun Jun 22 03:19:23 EDT 2008


On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 1:55 AM, Lyle E. Browning <lebrowning at att.net> wrote:
> I've downloaded GRASS 6.3.0, and am running it on a MacBook Pro. I've
> downloaded the Spearfish data set and gotten it to work. BUT, and here's the
> problem: I want to work with a shapefile (CORNELIUS_ddpolygons_None.shp) of
> an archaeological site consisting of a vector map of features. I have tried
> for 3 straight days to get the *&#%@ thing loaded and set up in a new
> location and cannot do it. The archaeological site is 715 feet EW by 230
> feet NS. It is an X,Y map.

What is precisely not working? Maybe you just have to zoom to the map
to see it? Possibly your current region is just elsewhere.


PS: (Un)related: In the GIS manager (gis.m) there is a georeferencing
tool (File > Georeference)
which helps you to geocode that vector map in case you need that.

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