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Project Tutorials

This section includes “how-to” pages that shows you how to do some of the key tasks in QGIS desktop as well as in some tasks related to web mapping.

The current contents comprise the following:
  1. Downloading your Open Source GIS Desktop and Web Mapping Tools
  2. Converting shapefiles from Michigan GeoRef projection to State Plane Coordinate System (Michigan Central)
  3. Create a GeoRef Projection File (*.prj) using uDig or QGIS
  4. Setting your QGIS to use MI State Plane Coordinate System as the Default
  5. Obtaining USGS-served 2009 NAIP color aerials for your QGIS project
  6. Converting shapefiles to KML format
Use the links below, the sidebar on the left, or click on the links above to navigate to those pages.

This section is a work in progress; additional pages will be added as the project progresses.