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Quantum GIS (QGIS) 2.2

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Quantum GIS (QGIS) 2.2: The application that allows you to create and edit maps with much ease.

By Jackson Muoka

On Monday, June 1, 2015

If you are a specialist in the field of mapping or surveying this is the perfect tool for use. It will not only allow one to create maps but also will give them the power to edit them while preserving high quality standards within a very short period of time. The interface serves as the central location for creating maps. This app comes with a very large pool of map templates where users can select any template and start creating their maps. The templates will serve as a guide in ensuring that they create maps easily.

The save feature is very useful especially when creating complex maps since users can save their work and continue at a later time. Users can also use the plug-in in the interface to integrate more GPS capabilities all to make sure that their maps have a professional look. The ability to include a search bar and other features available in all virtual maps is very useful in ensuring professional outlook.

Pros

  • - Users can have exact positioning of vectors
  • - The free templates available are useful in map creation
  • - Will produce professional like maps

Cons

  • - A bit hard to use for beginners
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • spatial and temporal analysis and find clusters based on distance of dengue data from all over Pakistan specially from Punjab, Karachi, Lahore and Sialkot

  • for creating maps,analyzing spatial pattern,getting to know GIS ,practices,evaluations,decision making,designing schools ,calculations,storing

  • I am an epidemiologist would like to use QGIS for public health use in area of communicable disease control to mapp outbreaks and disease related risk factors

  • making maps for students to perfome some basic operations and analysis for their research work at university level. They have to practice how to enter data and analyse it

  • spatial analyses in agriculture research for the humid tropics in Colombia and other countries with interesting issues about climate change and more

What similar programs have you used?
  • I use mostly ArcMAp which is unfortunately not permanent for my Master projects. My lecturers have advised that I should use QGIS because it

  • Quantum GIS old version, EPI Info, different shape files on public health data, health infrastructures, water supply sources and breading sites

  • Install Instructions Run setup and type in the serial when prompted (don't paste): 1039-1121-2998-7586-7388-7545 NOTE: Read How_to_Install.wri for important information on creating PDF files in Windows NT/2K.

  • I have used ArcView and ArcGIS for composing thematic maps on health care interventions issues of core indicators for monitoring programe perfomrance as well on disease surveillance

  • I have used GIS before and according to the description of this QGIS is more user friendly. It can allow you to edit and analysed maps for presentation.

What do you like most about this program?
  • for making practical in GIS course be cause i have aquire knowledge base on theories so for better understanding i was supposed to do practically

  • i have tried the older version and its good, i need it in my work as an aid in our department, municipal planning and development coordinator's office

  • It is user friendly and above all it's free so i can always recommend the software to anybody who wish to learn gis with relative ease and go

  • I will use for mapping in my work. what I like about as heard from friends, it's easy and more easier than other program. that is the reason why I am download it now.

  • semi automated classificationand easy to undestnd user interface not too many confusing or hidden icons.the interface is also goodforbeginners

Thanks to Quantum GIS (QGIS), you will be able to create and edit maps with ease. The application is quite reliable in its tasks and can be configured to perform lots of different tasks.

Quantum GIS (QGIS)'s interface is where all the map creation process takes place. From that interface, you can select from a large pool of map templates or start your creation from scratch. You even have the ability to save and use your projects in the future. Various plugins for the integration of GPS capabilities exist as well.

With Quantum GIS (QGIS), the exact positioning of vectors can be selected. It is even possible to include search bar and other useful features one would expect from a virtual map. There is no doubt that Quantum GIS (QGIS) will make your maps look professional.