Add multiple raster or vector map layers to current map display in GRASS GIS

If your mapset contains many raster or vector layers GRASS offers a very handy feature to quickly select the layers you want to add to your current map display. In the layer manager, click Ctrl+Shift+L to open the ‘add selected map layers into layer tree’ window. Continue reading “Add multiple raster or vector map layers to current map display in GRASS GIS”

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Presentation of map query result improved in GRASS 7.0

GRASS GIS (version 6.4, and up to recently 7.0 too) would present map query results in the command console. I have never really got used to it though. Often when I needed to query some points on the map, I ended up shifting back and forth between the ‘Map layer’ and ‘command console’ tabs. In addition, it didn’t present the map data in a clear way, especially not when querying more then one layer at once.

So after I updated my GRASS 7.0 this morning, I was happily surprised to see that the developers have created a whole new way to present map query results. Continue reading “Presentation of map query result improved in GRASS 7.0”