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I´ve just started working with QuantumGIS for my thesis. I ordered shapefiles with the CRS: ETRS 89 UTM Zone 33N, but QGis layer properties now shows the layer has a different CRS (namely SWERE99 TM) and i did not change anything. I´m puzzled and can´t figure out what´s the problem. Thanks. Katja

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SWERE99 and ETRS89 have the same projection definition, so it makes no difference. You can change the CRS by rightclick on the layer in the legend -> Set CRS for layer

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Fine, that worked out. But now problem is: I can´t clip it with another shape-file (in CRS: PD/83 / Gauss-Kruger zone 4). They are overlayed but everytime I clip there´s no result. (When both are in the same CRS they don´t match). –  Katja Mar 4 '13 at 14:02
    
For clipping, they must be saved in the same CRS. So you have to rightclick again -> Save As..., choose a different file name, but the same CRS as the other file originally has. –  Andre Joost Mar 4 '13 at 14:06
    
Great, it works! Thanks!!! –  Katja Mar 4 '13 at 20:27

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