October '18 Meetup Minutes

09 Oct 2018

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The October meeting was held at Interim CDA. Thanks again for their generous use of their conference room.

Hill Shading and Label Positioning

Taylor Rulien who works for Aspect Consulting, shared tips and tricks for hillshading and labeling. He has been looking into using open source tools to cut back on Esri licensing expense.

Using Raster Calculus with Processing (Graphical) Modeler

Bob Catherman showed us how he is using Processing Modeler for vegetation analysis as part of a QGIS curriculum he’s developing for use at Hue University of Sciences in Vietnam.

Bob created a model using the following tools and techniques:

QGIS 3.2.3 MacOS Display Bug

Clifford Snow shared a known bug in 3.2.3 on MacOS. The map view doesn’t fill in the whole portion of the window devoted to it. During the meeting Stephen Mangum installed QGIS on his Mac for the first time and experienced this bug.

Clifford was able to demonstrate the work around:

QGIS 3 Vertex Editing Issues

Map Design-Second Edition by Anita Graser and Gretchen Peterson