MapWindow Desktop User Guide
This is a user guide containing information on how to use the MapWindow desktop software for GIS mapping operations.
Note that much of this is adapted from the Introduction to MapWindow GIS 4.3 tutorial by Gary Watry, Daniel P. Ames, Ph.D. and Christopher Michaelis, available for download from the [|MapWindow Tutorials page]
A downloadable version of the Desktop User Guide, including much of the information below plus screenshots, is available from the [|MapWindow Support Page].
The instructions are related mainly to working with Vector data, Raster data or both. Those specific to a data type have the type beside it, or blank if it is non specific.
Adding a Label to a Layer (Vector)
Adding a Color Scheme to Layers (Vector)
Finding Map Information (Vector)
Measuring Shapes (Vector)
Creating Data or Layers (Vector)
Editing Layers (Vector)
Buffer Shapes (Vector)
GIS Tools Plug In Usage
This section gives greater detail on usage of GISTools Plug In capabilities.