[Qgis-developer] MXD

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Fri Jan 28 06:47:10 EST 2011

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 2:05 AM, George Silva <georger.silva at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Mxd format is more complex then just filenames. As mentioned, there are
> styling issues, graphics, projections and custom objects stored to it.
> ArcGIS uses a variety of Properties (Key Value pairs) and saves them to each
> MXD also. Custom extensions, labelling, ah, my head is hurting already.
> I'm not sure if this is such an easy task.

 Yeah, I was vainly hoping to find something akin to an XML tag, or
some other obvious marker at the point of listing the layer sources.
No such luck!


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