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I am totally new to Qgis (or GIS in total): My problem is to get two layers in same CRS to do an intersection and further analysis described in the blog of underdark (Groupstat tutorial).

My is the CORINE-AT clip from here: http://www.umweltbundesamt.at/umweltsituation/umweltinfo/opendata/oed_landbedeckung/?cgiproxy_url=http%3A%2F%2Fhttpapp5.umweltbundesamt.at%2Fdata%2Fdataset.jsf%3Bjsessionid%3D2E72E8BB3EB1C39EEBDC124E516B445C%3Fid%3D1

and the country data from DIVA-GIS: http://gadm.org/data/shp/AUT_adm.zip

As far as I could see the CORINE data is in Austrian Lambert and the country data is in WGS84.

I tried to change the CRS via right click to layer, via vector-> define actual projection, change the WGS84 to Austrian Lambert and then save the shape file...

There were always two outcomes: Error in CRS:... or

The layer did not lay on each other (country data is flattened).

However the result when doing the intersecting (or clipping, or anything else) is an empty attribute table.

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Don't use "define actual projection". Just make sure the country data has WGS84 specified in layer properties CRS definition. Then use "Save as ..." and select Austria Lambert as target CRS.

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    Woho, it worked! Thanks, thanks thanks! Great, the whole thing worked. Saved my day! – user16032 Mar 11 '13 at 18:21
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    @user16032 please accept the answer if it solved your issue – underdark Jan 21 '17 at 20:43

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