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Hello everybody,

I'm a OSM contributor and I use potlatch2 as editor since years now.
Last year, I have added some syrian refugee camps (in Turkey) and these days when going back to the Unitar web site to get information and coordonates of new camps, I discover that sometime a link named "download data in the ESRI format" is available. (e.g. here).
After download, I tried to view the data in potlatch using "vector file"/"shapefile"/file open ..." but I saw nothing. The files downloaded are mainly .gdbtable, .gdbtablx, .atx files, not sure they are understood formats by potlatchs (as shapefile or something else). Any idea?


asked 03 Sep '13, 14:33

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I think you'd need to convert this to a different format like shapefile. Assuming you don't have an ESRI product (like ArcGIS) it is theoretically possible to convert it with ogr2ogr--the ESRI File Geodatabase is a supported format if you also get the FileGDB API SDK. Kind of a pain, though. You might contact UNOSAT and see if you could get it in a different format?

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answered 03 Sep '13, 14:57

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Thanks for your feedback , I'm going to test it.

(06 Sep '13, 22:10) bazgal
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