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I wonder if it is possible to load German NAS-Data into QGis or to convert them to Shapefiles. I'm using QGIS 1.8 on Ubuntu 12.04.


I'm sorry, I thought I did - NAS is the new Geodata-format, based on ALKIS-Data:

I installed the current Master on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine today and typed "ogr2org --formats" but NAS didn't appear on the list.

If I check my ogr-version it says 1.7.3 - as I understood NAS is supported from 1.8.0 onwards.

Did you do anything special to install that version?

Thanks again

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It would be very helpful if you could explain, what NAS stands for in your use case: – AndreJ Aug 16 '12 at 18:03
Could you try running "ogr2ogr --formats" (without the quotes)? Here, in Ubuntu 12.04 QGIS Master, NAS appears in the list as a supported format. N. – nhopton Aug 16 '12 at 18:31
yes it does – Giovanni Manghi Aug 16 '12 at 21:14
No, I didn't do anything special. But I'm in Ubuntu and perhaps you're in Windows? For some reason the development versions of QGIS appear to come with older versions of GDAL/OGR than the current stable versions of QGIS. In Ubuntu my version of Master came with GDAL/OGR 1.8. – nhopton Aug 20 '12 at 15:33
Nope, standalone Qgis 1.8.0 on Windows 7 running here with GDAL 1.9.1, and NAS included. BTW, the format list is NOT alphabetical. Anyway, the asker is on Ubuntu 12.04. – AndreJ Aug 20 '12 at 16:40

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