Monthly Archives: September 2012

Create new tables with subsets of your data using the Pivot table in LibreOffice

Just accidentally discovered this nifty feature in Calc of Libreoffice allowing to quickly create sub-sets of your data by double clicking on the row or column totals in a Pivot table.

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Changing file permission on host in Wubi

I have Ubuntu installed on my laptop using Wubi. Wubi is an easy way of installing Ubuntu next to your Windows. After installing you will have a dual boot system, where you have to choose at start-up between Windows and … Continue reading

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Nice example of the use of geo-spatial tools in conservation and restoration planning

If you are interested in the use of GIS / spatial tools in the development and implementation of a management plan of conservation areas, have a look at Robert (GeoBob) Ford’s blog. It gives background information and ideas concerning the … Continue reading

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pack up your GRASS raster layer

What if you  want to get a number of raster maps from a mapset to bring with you? Or you want to back up a number of layers, but not the whole mapset? Of course you can export it as … Continue reading

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Five new awesome QGIS features

Check out this post on Nathans QGIS and GIS blog: Five new awesomely awesome QGIS features. See also this blog post by Anita Graser, who describes improvements to the Symbol manager in more detail.

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Better winGRASS 7 with R-integration

If you are a Window user and are using or want to use R and GRASS in combination, you will be happy to by this announcement on the GFOSS blog that there is now a better integration of WinGRASS 7 … Continue reading

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Selecting multiple layers in the GRASS GIS layer manager

Selecting multiple layers in the GRASS GIS wypython layer manager has always been possible. But there wasn’t much point to it. You couldn’t do anything with the multiple selections, no zooming, removing nor setting the region for multiple layers. Trying … Continue reading

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