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'''How do I report a bug or request a new feature?'''
 
'''How do I report a bug or request a new feature?'''
  
A: Suggestions, comments, and bug reports can be sent to Rob Beiko (beiko [at] cs.dal.ca). If reporting a bug, please provide as much information as possible and a simplified version of the data set which causes the bug. This will allow us to quickly resolve the issue.
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Suggestions, comments, and bug reports can be sent to <a href="mailto:beiko@cs.dal.ca?Subject=GenGIS bug/feature request">
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Rob Beiko</a>. If reporting a bug, please provide as much information as possible and a simplified version of the data set which causes the bug. This will allow us to quickly resolve the issue.
  
  
 
'''Is there a list of known bugs or platform-specific problems?'''
 
'''Is there a list of known bugs or platform-specific problems?'''
  
A: A list of known issues can be found [[Known issues|here]].
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A list of known issues can be found [[Known issues|here]].
  
  
 
'''Where can I go to find map data?'''
 
'''Where can I go to find map data?'''
  
A: We recommend http://kiwi.cs.dal.ca/GenGIS/Data_sources as a starting point to find digital map data. There are many other sources online, and the addition of vector data support in version 2.1 means that a much wider range of datasets can be imported into GenGIS. Please <a href="mailto:beiko@cs.dal.ca?Subject=GenGIS question">
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We recommend http://kiwi.cs.dal.ca/GenGIS/Data_sources as a starting point to find digital map data. There are many other sources online, and the addition of vector data support in version 2.1 means that a much wider range of datasets can be imported into GenGIS. Please <a href="mailto:beiko@cs.dal.ca?Subject=GenGIS question">
 
contact us</a> if you have questions about finding or using maps in GenGIS.
 
contact us</a> if you have questions about finding or using maps in GenGIS.

Revision as of 15:48, 24 April 2013

How do I report a bug or request a new feature?

Suggestions, comments, and bug reports can be sent to <a href="mailto:beiko@cs.dal.ca?Subject=GenGIS bug/feature request"> Rob Beiko</a>. If reporting a bug, please provide as much information as possible and a simplified version of the data set which causes the bug. This will allow us to quickly resolve the issue.


Is there a list of known bugs or platform-specific problems?

A list of known issues can be found here.


Where can I go to find map data?

We recommend http://kiwi.cs.dal.ca/GenGIS/Data_sources as a starting point to find digital map data. There are many other sources online, and the addition of vector data support in version 2.1 means that a much wider range of datasets can be imported into GenGIS. Please <a href="mailto:beiko@cs.dal.ca?Subject=GenGIS question"> contact us</a> if you have questions about finding or using maps in GenGIS.