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An introduction to QGIS including a short history of the development of the software. Highlights of the benefits of using open source software and a top ten of the most requested features when ...

An introduction to QGIS including a short history of the development of the software. Highlights of the benefits of using open source software and a top ten of the most requested features when switching from a proprietary GIS to open source QGIS.

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    QGIS UK: QGIS Evangelism (thinkWhere) QGIS UK: QGIS Evangelism (thinkWhere) Presentation Transcript

    • QGIS Evangelism QGIS Scottish User Group 19/03/2014
    • QGIS…
    • What’s new in 2.2 • Print Composer is better • DXF exports embedded • Flip the colour ramps for symbols • Paste copied features as a new layer • Atlas generator gives you a preview • WMS legends will come through to legend pane • Fill ring digitizing tool
    • What’s new in 2.2 • Labels for raster pallets • Gradient fills for features • Copy & paste function for rule based symbols • Generalization on the fly • Geographic referencing for marker symbols • Expression builder for advanced symbology
    • What’s new in 2.2 • ESRI File Geodatabases can be loaded • Large selections in complex polygons no longer crash • You can snap (and trace) to a WFS feature • 32bit stability is better
    • Why QGIS? Open Source is Just Brilliant
    • A new view of IT Invest in your people, not expensive software licenses
    • The commercial way License Fees Expensive Training Budget Cuts Training Cuts
    • The Open Source Way Financial Savings Money for training – first time in years Higher productivity New ways of working More Savings
    • Just one thing… Underinvesting in training is the number 1 mistake you can make when switching to Open Source
    • However… QGIS has better functionality and better performance than commercial alternatives
    • So… For people who say that QGIS is not as good, or they can’t manage without Arc tell them that not only is QGIS cheaper, it is also faster, easier and has more functionality.
    • Dependent Systems Roadnet Uniform Multi-User Editing Forester Hydrology Module
    • Different Mindsets If you break down what these systems do – is it possible to change the process or workplan to reverse the dependency on commercial software?
    • The Quantum Matrix
    • Speed User Survey and Analysis Ease of use Functionality
    • GIS TOP 10
    • 10 SPATIAL QUERIES
    • Spatial Queries
    • 9 GEO- PROCESSING
    • Geoprocessing
    • 8 USING BACKGROUND TABLES
    • Using Background Tables
    • 7 CHANGING SYMBOLOGY
    • Changing Symbology
    • Changing Symbology
    • 6 ATTRIBUTE QUERIES
    • Attribute Queries
    • 5 USING DATASETS
    • Using Datasets
    • Editor Widgets
    • 4 MEASURING AREAS & LINES
    • Measuring
    • 3 USING LAYER FILES (LYR)
    • Using Layer Files
    • MXD Up Geoclipboard blog – 16th January 2013
    • 2 INFO TOOL QUERIES
    • Info Tool Queries
    • The Number 1 is….
    • 1 PRINTING MAPS
    • Printing Maps Multi-page maps Atlas Generator Object Rotation Blend Mode HTML & expression built titles Simple context maps
    • So How Do You Start? It’s simple to download QGIS and get started on it – go to www.qgis.org And download the installer
    • Interested in Training? Give us a shout 01786 476 060 neil.benny@thinkWhere.com www.thinkwhere.com