I want to rotate my North oriented point shapefile to 45%, is there any way to rotate it QGIS or MapInfo?

  • Do you wish to print a rotated Map, or do you wish to rotate the actual data itself? Jun 19 '13 at 7:58
  • i want to rotate the actual data itself.
    – Rafi.KM
    Jun 19 '13 at 9:07
  • Hm, well the question yo claim this is a duplicate of, only asks about QGIS. This question asks about QGIS or MapInfo, so I guess it's not a complete duplicate Jun 20 '13 at 5:38

In QGis you need to use the Affine Plugin (plugins->Fetch Python Plugin) or you could do it using PostGIS.

Have a look at this thread for further description on correct usage.

  • This doesn't rotate the data, only the Map in the print. Jun 19 '13 at 9:11
  • Editted answer to reflect that the OP wants to rotate the data and not the map. Jun 19 '13 at 11:22

In MapInfo Professional you can rotate selected objects by any angel around a specific coordinate.

  1. Make the alyer editable
  2. Select the objects you want to rotate
  3. Select Objects > Rotate and enter the angle and a coordinate you want to rotate the data around
  4. Hit OK

If you data currently is stored in a shape file, you need to save it into a tab file to be able to edit it.

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