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I have a shape file with a UTM projection. I want to save the data to a new shape file with a lat/long projection for a mapping system that only can deal with lat/long projections.

I open the UTM shape file in QGIS and then save my layer to a new shape file, specifying the desired projection. When the other mapping system tries to load the new shape file, the extent in the new shape file is still based upon the old projection, not the new projection.

Can anyone help me figure out what is going on here?

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Sounds like a bug. Try another toolkit. – Russell at ISC Jun 13 '13 at 13:17
Sorry, I can not reproduce your error with QGIS 1.8. Can you share the two shapefiles in a zipfile? – AndreJ Jun 13 '13 at 14:01
How do I get you my shape files? – user1753352 Jun 13 '13 at 20:45
There are many providers that allow uploading zipped files. After doing that, you can insert the link here. – AndreJ Jun 15 '13 at 5:00
I tried all of this again and I this time I had all the right settings and get the results I expect. Thanks for offering to help. – user1753352 Jun 17 '13 at 21:58

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