The ground unit of measurement in which coordinates of spatial data are stored.

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Choosing CRS to use for South Africa that will give map scale in meters in QGIS?

This has been a constant source of frustration for me. I can't seem to always get my map scale in meters in QGIS, even if I use a CRS that has map units of meters, e.g. Alberts Equal Area and others. ...
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How to change Linear Units

I have an ESRI feature class whose coordinates are 38.263, -122.672 Meters. When I load it into a data frame that uses the GCS_NAD_1983_NSRS2007 datum and the ...
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Which CRS with units in meters for central Germany?

I found several questions in regard of reprojecting data into a CRS with unit of meters and what CRS to use. Usually the counter question is, "for what region, on what scale" and there the discussions ...
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Connecting vector label size with map-units?

I have a working application of labels to a point array - but the size of the text is not relative to the map scale. This decreases the readability of labels when panning and zooming. To resolve~ ...
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How to change DXF unit by Python 2.6

I have a bunch of DXF files to import into ArcGIS 10 but they are all in mm. However I need to change the unit to Meter and to do this I have to open AutoCAD to do it each time. Can anyone help to ...
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Customizing Distance Units in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is it possible to add custom distance units (ex. varas) to ArcGIS Desktop 10 so that they can be used when inputting distances in Editor and COGO tools? I often work with deeds that reference ...
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Can't change Data Frame display units in ArcMap 10

Last week, I went to View -> Data Frame Properties... -> General tab to change the data frame map display units from Decimal Degrees to Degrees Decimal Minutes. (the Map Units were still in Decimal ...