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Iam new here and i'm beginner of QGIS..

My problem is the Shapefiles i have is very very small, the scale is starts with 0.0000xx.

please help ASAP. it so very important in our Municipality.

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  • I have no idea why this would be a problem? You can just zoom in on the small features. – HeikkiVesanto Aug 9 '17 at 8:29
  • our Municipal Boundary are on 1:10,000 scale. When I overlay the other shapefiles (cadastral) it is very small or it's like a dot. in QGIS... please help.. – Jay Filipinas Aug 9 '17 at 8:38
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    It is probably in the wrong projection. You should start by reading: qgistutorials.com/en/docs/working_with_projections.html and docs.qgis.org/2.2/en/docs/user_manual/working_with_projections/… – HeikkiVesanto Aug 9 '17 at 8:51
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    Maybe the shapefiles have wrong units. GIS data is usually in meters or degrees, while CAD data may be in millimeters. What is the extent of your data, as reported by rightclick on the layer, properties, Metadata tab? – AndreJ Aug 9 '17 at 9:23
  • Hi good day, sorry for the late reply.. here is the extents of the shapefiles... Extents In layer spatial reference system units xMin,yMin 821111.97,955284.65 : xMax,yMax 821112.06,955284.70 Layer Spatial Reference System +proj=utm +zone=51 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs – Jay Filipinas Aug 10 '17 at 6:57