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I am working in QGIS 1.8.0 Lisbosa. Currently I am trying to georeference a building blueprint in a .TIF format to a Google Streets layer. After selecting four points (the corners of the building), I run the function (Thin Plate Spline - Cubic Spline) with a target SRS of UTM Zone 18N (EPSG: 3725). However, the results don't show up on the map. When I click zoom to layer, the screenview doesn't move. So either it isn't working, or the results are invisible.

Any idea what I'm doing wrong here? I know I've Georeferenced similar blueprints before, but I'm not sure what I'm doing differently.

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If you have Google Street Layer from Openlayers plugin as background, your project CRS and that of the geotiff must be EPSG:3875 when georeferencing.

You can reproject the result later into any other CRS.

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Figured it out with your help. Thanks a lot! –  Cody Tedford Jun 7 '13 at 20:24
@CodyTedford Please accept answers that solve your problem so this thread can be marked as solved. –  underdark Jun 9 '13 at 20:34

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