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gvSIG OADE Beta 2 Released

Feb 23, 2010 by Joseph Reeves

Ben has announced to the gvSIG mailing list the availabilty of the second beta of our OA Digital version of gvSIG.

More details on our site

From the site:

Advantages of gvSIG OADE 2010

GvSIG OADE 2010 differs from the official gvSIG 1.9 release in the following respects:

* Completely new installer frontend.
* Comes bundled with many extensions.
* Includes Java Runtime Environment version 1.6r17 (Linux and Windows versions only).
* Complete and consistent English (GB, US) GUI translation.
* Heavily reworked and improved menu structure, keyboard shortcuts and layer context menus.
* Additional documentation and sample data.
* Better integration into all supported operating systems.

We hope that you will enjoy what we did with gvSIG!

Changes in gvSIG OADE Beta 2

* Improved labels and formatting in raster layer legends.
* Added some useful raster colour tables for elevation, slope, aspect and more.
* Corrected placement of affinely transformed layers.
* Added DWG CAD format support.
* Fixed a number of bugs that would cause crashes in the raster and remote sensing tools.
* Export of maps with advanced labels to PDF no longer crashes.
* Added missing symbols and label styles.
* Proper file type descriptions in all file selection dialogs.
* Unified native binaries: all versions use GDAL 1.6.3 and PROJ.4 version 4.7.0 now.
* Runs on Windows 7 (but see notes at end of this page!).
* Improved Windows startup performance: no more copying of large binary files on startup, no more write access required to installation folder.
* Updated Java runtime environment (JRE) to latest 1.6u18.
* Some translation fixes.
* Updated North Carolina sample data project to gvSIG 1.9 format.

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