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GIS247 Guide to Mastering QGIS 2.14

This is a comprehensive online QGIS course that covers all the key functions of the software plus the more complex data analysis functions. A module on editing is included that takes users through creating new data layers, creating features, modifying features (with and without topology) and modifying attributes. Suitable for new and experienced users.

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Course Sections

Section 1 : Starting with QGIS
What is QGIS?, Benefits of QGIS, QGIS Platforms & Data Formats, OpenSource Benefits & Drawbacks, Installing QGIS & Sample Data, The QGIS Applications, QGIS Server & QGIS Web Client, Starting QGIS Desktop, The QGIS GUI, Controlling Layers, Attribute Data and Tables, QGIS Help, Updating QGIS
Section 2 : QGIS Essentials
The QGIS Browser Application, The QGIS Browser Window, About Vector Data, Popular Vector Formats Explained, Coordinate Reference Systems (CRS) & Projections, CRS & QGIS Projects, CRS & Vector Layers, About Raster Data, CRS & Raster Data, Adding Vector Layers, Adding Raster Layers, Raster Pyramids, Virtual Raster Layers, Adding Attribute Tables, Viewing Tables, Saving a QGIS ProjectManaging Plugins, Georeferencing an Image, Transformation Settings, Transformation Results, Attribute Tables & Point Coordinates, Delimited Text & WKT Geometry, The OpenLayers Plugin, Using a WMS Connection, Using a WFS Connection
Section 3 : Interacting with the Map
Controlling Map Scale, Zoom Full, Zoom to Layer, Bookmarks, Map Tips Tool, Identify Features Tool, Measure Tool, Grid Decoration, Scale Bar Decoration, North Arrow Decoration, Copyright Decoration, The Overview Panel
Section 4 : Symbolising & Labeling Layers
Introduction to Symbolising, Single Symbol Renderer, Categorized Renderer, Graduated Renderer, Graduated Renderer & Choropleth Maps, Rule-based Renderer, Point Displacement, Save Style & Load Style, Using SVG Symbols, Style Manager, Layer & Symbol Transparency, Scale Dependent Visibility, Symbol Levels, Raster Symbology, Creating a Heat MapLabeling in QGIS, Layer Labeling Settings, Working with Point Labels, Working with Line Labels, Working with Polygon Labels, Label Priority, Data Defined Label Settings, Annotation Tool, Expression Labels
Section 5 : Working with Selections
Layer Selection, Interactive Selection Tools, Working with Selection, Zooming to Selected Features, Selection Colour, Exporting SelectionThe Attribute Table, Sorting by Fields, Basic Statistics, Column Filter, Select by Expression, Expression Syntax, Add to Selection, Remove from Selection, Select Within Selection, Expression Wildcards, Matching Multiple Values, Using NOT and NOT IN, Recent Selections, The Query Builder
Section 6 : Geoprocessing
The QGIS Toolbox, The Fixed Distance Buffer Tool, The Variable Distance Buffer Tool, The Intersection Tool, The Union Tool, The Clip Tool, The Difference Tool, The Dissolve Tool, Saving Result Layers
Section 7 : Analysis
Creating One to One Joins, Join & Missing Data, Exporting Joined Table, Creating One to Many Relations, Points in Polygon Function, The Select by Location Tool, Spatial Query, Layer from Selected, Selecting Points with Spatial Query, Selecting Lines with Spatial Query, Selecting Polygons with Spatial Query, Join Attributes by Location
Section 8 : Creating & Editing Data
Creating a New Shapefile, Shapefile Format, Shapefile Field Structure, The Digitizing Toolbar, Creating Features, Deleting Features, Current Edit Tools, Panning Whilst Digitizing, Editing a Feature, Multi-part Features, Using Snapping, Auto-complete Polygon, Topology, Reshape Features, Split & Merge Features, Editing in the Attribute Table, Calculating Values, Calculating Geometry
Section 9 : Printing
The Print Composer, Preparing a Layout, Adding a Map, Navigation Tools, Map Properties, Adding a Map Grid, Adding an Overview, Adding Titles and Text, Adding an HTML Frame, Adding a Legend, Adding a Scalebar, Adding a North Arrow, Adding an Image, Adding Basic Shapes and Arrows, Adding an Attribute Table, Printing and Exporting, Working with Templates, Atlas Generation

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