Bug report #98

Qgis 0.7.4 georeferencer does not display image from some TIFF files

Added by kristian-hermansen-gmail-com - about 18 years ago. Updated about 17 years ago.

Assignee:Tim Sutton
Category:C++ Plugins
Affected QGIS version: Regression?:No
Operating System:Linux Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied: Resolution:worksforme
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data: Copied to github as #:10157


We compiled 0.7.3 from source on Ubuntu Breezy and were able to open one TIFF that was causing us trouble in the Ubuntu build from your website at version 0.7.4. When opening the TIFF in the georeferencer, the TIFF imags is not displayed. However, our custom build from source of 0.7.3 does display the image (no bug in this version).

It has been reported to us that 0.7.4 on Windows does display the TIFF image properly in georeferencer.

I have stored it, with comments, on our UMass Linux User Group wiki.

Direct link to the file is here:
Kristian Hermansen


#1 Updated by Surge - about 18 years ago

The georeferencer plugin in 0.7.4 won't display any imagery until it has a projection applied to it.
A chicken-egg issue.

I had plain tiff files and had to use gdal_translate to apply a projection before it would show in the georeferencer which is kind of counter intuitive in my opinion.
And then when I did apply a UTM projection with bogus eastings and northings it really got confused and spat out some very odd looking point data.

#2 Updated by Magnus Homann over 17 years ago

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

This works for me IF I turn off on the fly projection in Project Properties in 0.8.0, but with it doesn't work (always). The Georefer doesn't work well when projection is on. With projection on, there will be transformation errors.

#3 Updated by Magnus Homann over 17 years ago

I have checked in a fix that should make georeferencer always display valid TIFF:s, eventhough transformation is turned on.

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