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2 english_us/conventions.tex
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@
\mainmenuopt{Settings} \arrow
\dropmenuopt{Toolbars} \arrow \dropmenucheck{Digitizing}
\item Tool: \toolbtntwo{mActionAddRasterLayer}{Add a Raster Layer}
-\item Botton : \button{Save as Default}
+\item Button : \button{Save as Default}
\item Dialog Box Title: \dialog{Layer Properties}
\item Tab: \tab{General}
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14 english_us/features_at_a_glance.tex
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ \chapter{Features at a Glance}\label{feature_glance}
After a first and simple sample session in Section \ref{label_getstarted} we now
want to give you a more detailed overview of the features of QGIS.
Most features presented in the following chapters will be explained and described in
-own sections later in the manual.
+their own sections later in the manual.
\section{Starting and Stopping QGIS}\label{label_startinqgis}
@@ -783,7 +783,7 @@ \subsection{Keyboard shortcuts}\label{shortcuts}
\subsection{Context help}\label{context_help}
\index{Context help}
-When you need help on specific topic, you can access context help via the \button{Help}
+When you need help on a specific topic, you can access context help via the \button{Help}
button available in most dialogs - please note that third-party plugins can point to
dedicated web pages.
@@ -833,7 +833,7 @@ \subsection{Controlling Map Rendering}\label{label_controlmap}
\item Any combination of the above
\end{itemize}
-Checking the \checkbox{Render} box enables rendering and causes and immediate
+Checking the \checkbox{Render} box enables rendering and causes an immediate
refresh of the map canvas.
\minisec{b) Setting Layer Add Option}\label{label_settinglayer}
@@ -1002,7 +1002,7 @@ \section{Projects}\label{sec:projects}\index{projects}
layers will respond to the identify tool. (See the Map tools paragraph from
the \ref{subsec:gui_options} section to enable identifying of multiple layers.)
\item The tab \tab{WMS Server} allows to define information about the QGIS
-mapserver Service Capabilities, the Extend and the CRS Restrictions. Activating
+mapserver Service Capabilities, the Extent and the CRS Restrictions. Activating
the \checkbox{Add WKT geometry to feature info response} will allow to query the
WMS layers.
\end{itemize}
@@ -1072,7 +1072,7 @@ \section{GUI Options}\label{subsec:gui_options}
\item Add/remove path(s) to search for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) symbols
\end{itemize}
-Additionally you can define wether to save the path for svg textures
+Additionally you can define whether to save the path for svg textures
absolute or relative in the \tab{General} tab of the
\mainmenuopt{Settings} \arrow \dropmenuopttwo{mActionOptions}{Project Properties}
menu.
@@ -1202,7 +1202,7 @@ \section{Annotation Tools}\label{sec:annotations}
The \includegraphics[width=0.7cm,clip=true]{mActionTextAnnotation} text
annotation tools in the attribute toolbar provides the possibility to
-place formated text in a balloon on the QGIS map canvas. Use the text
+place formatted text in a balloon on the QGIS map canvas. Use the text
annotation tool and click into the map canvas.
\begin{figure}[ht]
@@ -1302,7 +1302,7 @@ \section{Live GPS tracking}\label{sec:gpstracking}
With a plugged in GPS receiver (has to be supported by your operating system)
a simple click on \button{Connect} connects the GPS to QGIS. A second click
-(now \button{Disconnect} disconnects the GPS-Reciever from you Computer. For
+(now \button{Disconnect}) disconnects the GPS-Reciever from your Computer. For
GNU/Linux gpsd support is integrated to support connection to most GPS
receivers. Therefore you first have to configure gpsd properly to connect QGIS to it.
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4 english_us/grass_integration.tex
@@ -317,7 +317,7 @@ \section{Creating a new GRASS vector layer}\label{sec:creating_new_grass_vectors
\toolbtntwo{grass_new_vector_layer}{Create new GRASS vector} toolbar icon.
Enter a name in the text box and you can start digitizing point, line or
polygon geometries, following the procedure described in Section
-\ref{grass_digitising}.
+\ref{grass_digitizing}.
In GRASS it is possible to organize all sort of geometry types (point, line
and area) in one layer, because GRASS uses a topological vector model, so you
@@ -329,7 +329,7 @@ \section{Creating a new GRASS vector layer}\label{sec:creating_new_grass_vectors
If you want to assign attributes to your digitized geometry features, make sure to create an attribute table with columns before you start digitizing (see Figure \ref{fig:grass_digitizing_table}).
\end{Tip}
-\section{Digitizing and editing a GRASS vector layer}\index{GRASS!digitizing tools}\label{grass_digitising}
+\section{Digitizing and editing a GRASS vector layer}\index{GRASS!digitizing tools}\label{grass_digitizing}
The digitizing tools for GRASS vector layers are accessed using the
\toolbtntwo{grass_edit}{Edit GRASS vector layer} icon on the toolbar. Make
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4 english_us/qgis_server.tex
@@ -22,13 +22,13 @@ \chapter{QGIS Server}\label{label_qgisserver}
Moreover, the QGIS Server project provides the “Publish to Web” plugin, a
plugin for QGIS desktop which exports the current layers and symbology as a
-web project for QGIS Server (containing cartographic visualisation rules
+web project for QGIS Server (containing cartographic visualization rules
expressed in SLD).
As QGIS desktop and QGIS Server use the same visualization libraries, the
maps that are published on the web look the same as in desktop GIS. The
Publish to Web plugin currently supports basic symbolization, with more complex
-cartographic visualisation rules introduced manually. As the configuration is
+cartographic visualization rules introduced manually. As the configuration is
performed with the SLD standard and its documented extensions, there is only
one standardised language to learn, which greatly simplifies the complexity
of creating maps for the Web.
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28 english_us/working_with_ogc.tex
@@ -84,9 +84,9 @@ \subsection{Selecting WMS Servers}\label{sec:ogc-wms-servers}\index{WMS!remote s
\hline URL \index{WMS!URL} & URL of the server providing the data.
This must be a resolvable host name; the same format as you would use
to open a telnet connection or ping a host. \\
-\hline Username \index{WMS!authentification} & Username to access a
+\hline Username \index{WMS!authentication} & Username to access a
secured WMS-server. This parameter is optional \\
-\hline Password & Password for a basic authentificated WMS-server. This
+\hline Password & Password for a basic authenticated WMS-server. This
parameter is optional.\\
\hline Ignore GetMap URI & \checkbox{Ignore GetMap URI reported in
capabilities}, use given URI from URL-field above\\
@@ -247,14 +247,14 @@ \subsection{Server-Search}
\caption{Dialog for searching WMS servers after some keywords \nixcaption}\label{fig:searchtab}
\end{figure}
-As you can see it is possible to enter a search-string in the textfield an
+As you can see it is possible to enter a search-string in the textfield and
hit the \button{Search} button.
After a short while the search result will be populated into the tab below
the textfield.
Browse the result list and inspect your searchresults within the table. To
-visualize the results, select an table entry, press the \button{Add
+visualize the results, select a table entry, press the \button{Add
selected row to WMS-list} button and change back to the \tab{server} tab.
QGIS automatically has updated your server list and the selected
@@ -414,17 +414,17 @@ \subsection{WMS Client Limitations}\label{sec:ogc-wms-limits}\index{WMS!client!l
\minisec{WMS Servers Requiring Authentication}
\index{WMS!remote server!authentication}
-\index{WMS!remote server!basic authentification}
+\index{WMS!remote server!basic authentication}
Currently public accessible and secured WMS-services are supported.
-The secured WMS-servers can be accessed by public authentification. You
+The secured WMS-servers can be accessed by public authentication. You
can add the (optional) credentials when you add a WMS-server. See section
\ref{sec:ogc-wms-servers} for details.
\begin{Tip}[ht]\caption{\textsc{Accessing secured OGC-layers}}
If you need to access secured layers with other secured methods
-than basic authentification, you could use InteProxy as
-a transparent proxy, which does supports several authentification methods.
+than basic authentication, you could use InteProxy as
+a transparent proxy, which does support several authentication methods.
More information can be found at the InteProxy-manual found on the website
\url{http://inteproxy.wald.intevation.org}.
\index{WMS!secured layers!}\index{OGC!Authentication}
@@ -495,9 +495,9 @@ \subsubsection{Loading a WFS Layer}
current view extent} QGIS fetches all features from the WFS-server. If you
only want to have a small selection based on your extent, zoom to the area
of interest, request the WFS-layer again and make sure you have checked
-the checkbox mentioned above. Basically this addes the BBOX-parameter with
-the values from you current extent to the WFS-query. This is extremly
-usefull when you only want to request \textbf{some} features from a huge
+the checkbox mentioned above. Basically this adds the BBOX-parameter with
+the values from your current extent to the WFS-query. This is extremely
+useful when you only want to request \textbf{some} features from a huge
WFS-dataset.
You'll notice the download progress is visualized in the left bottom of the
@@ -509,9 +509,9 @@ \subsubsection{Loading a WFS Layer}
and crashes. You can look forward to improvements in a future version of the plugin.
This means that only WFS 1.0.0 is supported. At this point there have not
-been many test against WFS versions implemented in other WFS-servers.
+been many tests against WFS versions implemented in other WFS-servers.
If you encounter problems with any other WFS-server, please do not
-hesitate to contacting the development team. Please refer to Section
+hesitate to contact the development team. Please refer to Section
\ref{label_helpsupport} for further information about the mailinglists.
\begin{Tip}[htb]\caption{\textsc{Finding WFS Servers}}
@@ -525,7 +525,7 @@ \subsubsection{Loading a WFS Layer}
%
%\begin{Tip}[htb]\caption{\textsc{Accessing secure WFS Servers}}
%Within the dialog \dialog{Create a new WFS-connection} QGIS does not support
-%authenficated WFS-connections yet. Within one of the next releases we expect
+%authencated WFS-connections yet. Within one of the next releases we expect
%to also support authenticated WFS-servers. Meanwhile you could use InteProxy
%(\url{http://inteproxy.wald.intevation.org}) for accessing authenticated
% WFS-servers.
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8 english_us/working_with_raster.tex
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ \chapter{Working with Raster Data}\label{label_raster}
\qg uses the GDAL library to read and write raster data formats
\footnote{GRASS raster support is supplied by a native QGIS data provider
plugin.}, including Arc/Info Binary Grid\index{Arc/Info Binary Grid},
-Arc/Info ASCII Grid\index{Arc/Info ASCII Grid},GeoTIFF\index{GeoTIFF},
+Arc/Info ASCII Grid\index{Arc/Info ASCII Grid}, GeoTIFF\index{GeoTIFF},
Erdas Imagine\index{Erdas Img.} and many more.
At the date of this document, more than 100 raster formats are supported
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ \chapter{Working with Raster Data}\label{label_raster}
\textbf{Note}: Not all of the listed formats may work in QGIS for various
reasons. For example, some require external commercial libraries or
-the GDAL installation of your OS was not build to support the format you want
+the GDAL installation of your OS was not built to support the format you want
to use. Only those formats that have been well tested will appear in the list
of file types when loading a raster into QGIS. Other untested formats can
be loaded by selecting *.*.
@@ -178,7 +178,7 @@ \subsection{Transparency Tab} \label{rastertab:transparency}
\item Load the rasterfile \filename{landcover}
\item Open the \dialog{properties} dialog by double-clicking on the
rasterfile-name in the legend or by right-clicking and choosing
- \dropmenuopt{Properties} from the popup meun.
+ \dropmenuopt{Properties} from the popup menu.
\item select the \tab{Transparency} tab
\item \label{enum:add} Click the \toolbtntwo{mActionNewAttribute}{Add values manually}
button. A new row will appear in the pixel-list.
@@ -212,7 +212,7 @@ \subsection{Colormap} \label{label_colormaptab}
The button \button{Add Entry} adds a color to the individual color-table.
\button{Delete Entry} deletes a color from the individual color-table and the
\button{Sort} sorts the color table according to the pixel values in the
-value column. Double-Clicking on the value-column lets you inserting a
+value column. Double-Clicking on the value-column lets you insert a
specific value. Double clicking on the color-column opens the dialog
\dialog{Select color} where you can select a color to apply on that value. Further you can also add labels for each color but this value won't be displayed when you use the identify feature tool.
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56 english_us/working_with_vector.tex
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ \chapter{Working with Vector Data}\label{label_workingvector}
\qg uses the OGR library to read and write vector data formats
\footnote{GRASS vector and PostgreSQL support is supplied by native
-QGIS data provider plugins.}, including ESRI shapefiles,\index{shapefiles}
+QGIS data provider plugins.}, including ESRI shapefiles\index{shapefiles}
\index{ESRI!shapefiles}\index{SHP files}, MapInfo MIF (interchange
format)\index{MIF files}\index{MapInfo!MIF files}, MapInfo TAB
(native format)\index{TAB files}\index{MapInfo!TAB files} and many more.
@@ -38,11 +38,10 @@ \section{ESRI Shapefiles}
\index{ESRI!shapefiles}
\index{SHP files}
-The standard vector file format used in \qg is the ESRI Shapefile. Support
-is provided by the OGR Simple Feature Library (\url{http://www.gdal.org/ogr/})
-\index{OGR}. A shapefile actually consists of several files. The following three
-are required:
-\index{shapefile!format}
+The standard vector file format used in \qg is the ESRI Shapefile. Support is
+provided by the OGR Simple Feature Library (\url{http://www.gdal.org/ogr/})\index{OGR}.
+A shapefile actually consists of several files. The following three
+are required:\index{shapefile!format}
\begin{itemize}[label=--]
\item \filename{.shp} file containing the feature geometries.
@@ -153,7 +152,7 @@ \section{Loading a MapInfo Layer}
\index{vector layers!MapInfo}
\includegraphics[width=0.7cm]{mActionAddNonDbLayer} To load a MapInfo layer,
-click on the \toolbtntwo{mActionAddNonDbLayer}{Add Vector Layer} toolbar bar
+click on the \toolbtntwo{mActionAddNonDbLayer}{Add Vector Layer} toolbar
button or type \keystroke{Ctrl+Shift+V}, change the file type filter to
\selectstring{Files of Type}{[OGR] MapInfo (*.mif *.tab *.MIF *.TAB)} and
select the .TAB or .tab layer you want to load.
@@ -666,7 +665,7 @@ \subsubsection{Working with the New Generation Symbology}\label{new_generation_s
data-defined size scale and rotation (available through \button{Advanced}
next to \button{Save as style}). The \button{Symbol levels} button allows to
enable and define the order in which the symbol layers are rendered (if the
-symbol consits of more than one layer).
+symbol consists of more than one layer).
After having done any needed changes, the symbol can be added to the list
of current style symbols (using the \button{Save as style} button) and then
@@ -819,7 +818,7 @@ \subsubsection{Working with the New Generation Symbology}\label{new_generation_s
\subsubsection{Style Manager to manage symbols and color ramps}\label{subsec:stylemanager}
-The Style Manger is a small helper application, that lists symbols and color
+The Style Manager is a small helper application, that lists symbols and color
ramps available in a style. It also allows you to add and/or remove items. To
launch the Style Manager, click on \mainmenuopt{Settings} \arrow \dropmenuopt{Style
Manager} in the main menu.
@@ -880,7 +879,7 @@ \subsubsection{Old Symbology}\label{sec:oldsymbology}
\minisec{Style Options} \label{sec:style_options} \index{vector layers!styles}
Within this dialog you can style your vector layer. Depending on the selected
-rendering option you have the possibility to also classify your mapfeatures.
+rendering option you have the possibility to also classify your map features.
At least the following styling options apply for nearly all renderers:
\begin{description}
@@ -894,8 +893,8 @@ \subsubsection{Old Symbology}\label{sec:oldsymbology}
\end{description}
\item[Outline options]
\begin{description}
- \item[Outline style] - pen-style for your outline of your feature. You can
- also set this to 'no pen'.
+ \item[Outline style] - Pen-style for your outline of your feature. You can
+ also set this to 'no Pen'.
\item[Outline color] - color of the ouline of your feature.
\item[Outline width] - width of your features.
\end{description}
@@ -930,7 +929,7 @@ \subsection{Labels Tab}\label{labeltab}
The old labeling in the \tab{Labels} tab allows you to enable labeling features
and control a number of options related to fonts, placement, style, alignment
-and buffering. We will illustrate this by labelling the lakes shapefile of the
+and buffering. We will illustrate this by labeling the lakes shapefile of the
\filename{\qg\_example\_dataset}:
\begin{enumerate}
@@ -1080,7 +1079,7 @@ \subsubsection{New Labeling}\index{New labeling}\label{newlabel}
\minisec{Keywords to use in attribute columns for labeling}
-There is a list of supported key words, that can be used for the placement of labels in defined attribute colums?
+There is a list of supported key words, that can be used for the placement of labels in defined attribute colums.
\begin{itemize}[label=--]
\item \textbf{For horizontal alignment}: left, center, right
@@ -1136,7 +1135,7 @@ \subsection{Attributes Tab}\index{Attributes}\label{label_attributes}
autocompletion support, otherwise a combo box is used.
\item \textbf{File name}: Simplifies the selection by adding a file chooser dialog.
\item \textbf{Value map}: a combo box with predefined items. The value is stored in
-the attribute, the description is shown in the comboo box. You can define
+the attribute, the description is shown in the combo box. You can define
values manually or load them from a layer or a CSV file.
\item \textbf{Enumeration}: Opens a combo box with values that can be used within the
columns type. This is currently only supported by the postgres provider.
@@ -1231,7 +1230,7 @@ \subsection{Actions Tab}\index{Actions}\label{label_actions}
In the first example, the web browser konqueror is invoked and passed a URL to
open. The URL performs a Google search on the value of the \usertext{nam} field
from our vector layer. Note that the application or script called by the
-action must be in the path or you must provided the full path. To be sure, we could
+action must be in the path or you must provide the full path. To be sure, we could
rewrite the first example as: \usertext{/opt/kde3/bin/konqueror
http://www.google.com/search?q=\%nam}. This will ensure that the konqueror
application will be executed when the action is invoked.
@@ -1305,7 +1304,7 @@ \subsection{Actions Tab}\index{Actions}\label{label_actions}
\item From the drop-down box, select \selectstring{Field containing label}{NAMES} and click \button{Insert Field}.
\item Your action text now looks like this:\\ \usertext{firefox
\url{http://google.com/search?q=\%NAMES}}
-\item Fo finalize the action click the \button{Insert action} button.
+\item To finalize the action click the \button{Insert action} button.
\end{enumerate}
This completes the action and it is ready to use. The final text of the action
@@ -1383,7 +1382,7 @@ \subsection{Diagram Tab}\label{sec:diagram}
new labeling. We will demonstrate an example and overlay the alaska
boundary layer a piechart diagram showing some temperature data from a climate
vector layer. Both vector layers are part of the \qg sample dataset (see
-Section~\ref{label_sampledata}.
+Section~\ref{label_sampledata}).
\begin{enumerate}
\item First click on the \toolbtntwo{mActionAddOgrLayer}{Load Vector} icon,
@@ -1418,7 +1417,7 @@ \section{Editing}\index{editing}
\qg supports various capabilities for editing OGR, PostGIS and Spatialite
vector layers. \textbf{Note} - the procedure for editing GRASS layers is
-different - see Section \ref{grass_digitising} for details.
+different - see Section \ref{grass_digitizing} for details.
\begin{Tip}\caption{\textsc{Concurrent Edits}}
This version of \qg does not track if somebody else is editing a
@@ -1437,7 +1436,7 @@ \subsection{Setting the Snapping Tolerance and Search Radius}
Snapping tolerance is the distance \qg uses to \usertext{search} for the
closest vertex and/or segment you are trying to
connect when you set a new vertex or move an existing vertex. If you aren't
-within the snap tolerance, \qg will leave the vertex where you release the
+within the snapping tolerance, \qg will leave the vertex where you release the
mouse button, instead of snapping it to an existing vertex and/or segment.
The snapping tolerance setting affects all tools which work with tolerance.
@@ -1518,7 +1517,7 @@ \subsection{Zooming and Panning}
You can also use the spacebar to temporarily cause mouse movements to pan
then map. The PgUp and PgDown keys on your keyboard will cause the map
-display to zoom in or out without interrupting your digitising session.
+display to zoom in or out without interrupting your digitizing session.
\subsubsection{Topological editing}
@@ -1630,8 +1629,8 @@ \subsection{Digitizing an existing layer}
the geometry of that feature.
The attribute window will appear, allowing you to enter the information for
-the new feature. Figure \ref{fig:vector_digitising} shows setting attributes
-for a fictitious new river in Alaska. In the \tab{Digitising} tab under the
+the new feature. Figure \ref{fig:vector_digitizing} shows setting attributes
+for a fictitious new river in Alaska. In the \tab{Digitizing} tab under the
\mainmenuopt{Settings} \arrow \dropmenuopt{Options} menu, you can also activate
\\
\checkbox{Suppress attributes pop-up windows after each created feature}
@@ -1640,7 +1639,7 @@ \subsection{Digitizing an existing layer}
\begin{figure}[ht]
\centering
\includegraphics[clip=true, width=8cm]{editDigitizing}
- \caption{Enter Attribute Values Dialog after digitizing a new vector feature \nixcaption}\label{fig:vector_digitising}
+ \caption{Enter Attribute Values Dialog after digitizing a new vector feature \nixcaption}\label{fig:vector_digitizing}
\end{figure}
With the \toolbtntwo{mActionMoveFeature}{Move Feature} icon on the toolbar
@@ -1649,7 +1648,7 @@ \subsection{Digitizing an existing layer}
\begin{Tip}\caption{\textsc{Attribute Value Types}}
At least for shapefile editing the attribute types are validated during the
entry. Because of this, it is not possible to enter a number into the text-column in
-the dialog \dialog{Enter Attribute Values} or vica versa. If you need to do so,
+the dialog \dialog{Enter Attribute Values} or vice versa. If you need to do so,
you should edit the attributes in a second step within the \dialog{Attribute
table} dialog.
\end{Tip}
@@ -2183,14 +2182,15 @@ \section{Query Builder}\label{sec:query_builder}
\index{Query Builder}
The \button{Advanced search\dots} button opens the Query Builder and allows you to
-define a subset of a table using a SQL-like WHERE clause, display the result in theh
+define a subset of a table using a SQL-like WHERE clause, display the result in the
main window and save it as a Shapefile. For example, if you have a
\filename{towns} layer
with a \usertext{population} field you could select only larger towns by entering
\usertext{population > 100000} in the SQL box of the query builder. Figure
\ref{fig:query_builder} shows an example of the query builder populated with
data from a PostGIS layer with attributes stored in PostgreSQL.
-The Fields, Values and Operators sections help the user to construct the SQL-like
+The Fields, Values and Operators sections help the user to construct the SQL-like
+query.
\begin{figure}[ht]
\centering
@@ -2327,7 +2327,7 @@ \section{Field Calculator}\label{sec:field_calculator}
field calculator expression box and click \button{Ok}.
\end{enumerate}
-Due to limited space screeen, not all the operators are available through the buttons. They are all listed in the following table.
+Due to limited space screen, not all the operators are available through the buttons. They are all listed in the following table.
\begin{center}
{\setlength{\extrarowheight}{10pt}

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