Bug report #1196

projection parameter +no_uoff is not applied to layer SRS; affects Michigan GeoRef

Added by Steven Mizuno almost 16 years ago. Updated almost 15 years ago.

Assignee:nobody -
Category:Projection Support
Affected QGIS version: Regression?:No
Operating System:All Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied: Resolution:invalid
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data: Copied to github as #:11256


background: the PROJ.4 definitions for Michigan GeoRef (EPSG:3078, 3079) don't work properly unless +no_uoff is included in the definition. There is PROJ.4 mailing list traffic about this.

A Custom Projection can be created for Michigan GeoRef by copying the 3078 parameters and adding +no_uoff. This can be saved ok and the parameters test ok.

When this custom projection is applied to a layer the +no_uoff parameter disappears from the SRS string on the General tab of layer properties and the layer is not projected properly.


#1 Updated by Maciej Sieczka - almost 16 years ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

Current stable GDAL interprets EPSG:3078 in the following way:

$ epsg_tr.py 3078 -proj4
# NAD83 / Michigan Oblique Mercator
<3078> +proj=omerc +lat_0=45.30916666666666 +lonc=-86 +alpha=337.25556 +k=0.9996 +x_0=2546731.496 +y_0=-4354009.816 +ellps=GRS80 +datum=NAD83 +units=m +no_defs  <>

As you see there is no no_uoff parameter above. Since QGIS CRS is created according to GDAL's interpretation of EPSG codes (epsg_tr.py output) this is not a QGIS issue but a GDAL one.

Please report it to GDAL devs. Once it is fixed in GDAL (i.e. epsg_tr.py produces a correct proj4 representation of EPSG codes in question) add a notice to this ticket and QGIS CRS database will be updated.

#2 Updated by Anonymous almost 15 years ago

Milestone Version 1.0.0 deleted

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