Feature request #8559

Doing calculations with CRS projections set "On The Fly"

Added by Charles Rethman over 10 years ago. Updated about 7 years ago.

Category:Projection Support
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:17308


If you have data in a certain projection--say long-lat WGS84--and you want to do a calculation that can only be done in a different projection--e.g. geometry, like area--you should be able to re-project all your data "on the fly" (including to a custom or user-defined CRS) and then do the calculation, using the coordinates of your data that come from the "on the fly" projection. Shouldn't have to save the re-projected data in the new projection and then open it in it's own projection first before doing the calculations (as seems to be the case now).

This is a basic functionality in ArcMap.


#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 10 years ago

  • OS version deleted (10.8)
  • Operating System deleted (Mac OS X Mountain Lion -- but should work in all platforms)
  • Target version changed from Version 2.0.0 to Future Release - Nice to have

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 7 years ago

  • Easy fix? set to No

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