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how can i edit a layer that already out of the coordinate? (example: already setting blank layer with appropriate coordinate, but when added a new layer, it look like there is negative coordinate...) can some explain to me how to solve this matter? TQ

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is the crs set to be the same on both layers. right click and set layer crs. check they match. if not it may need to be a user defined crs.

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and the crs stand for....i am quite new to this. so a little bit slow about the term use... –  dark_kaoru Aug 6 '12 at 9:36
coordinate reference system. it is called different things in different programs. but in qgis its crs. it is the basic referencing behind the location of points and lines. –  Gerald Aug 6 '12 at 9:52

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