GeoPDF Vector Functionality

Eagle2Eagle2 Global Mapper UserPosts: 29Trusted User
edited October 2012 in Technical Support
Hi all,

I have a GeoPDF I need to extract a boundary area from. The boundary is on a seperate layer in the PDF, and thus I'm assuming should somehow be able to be extracted and converted to a vector format. Is there any functionality in GM v13 to do this?? The alternative is just digitizing a boundary over top of the PDF in Global Mapper, but this method will lose the precision of the original. Any tips?

Thanks,

Bryan

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  • global_mapperglobal_mapper Administrator Posts: 17,238
    edited October 2012
    Bryan,

    There isn't currently any way to extract vector features from a GeoPDF in Global Mapper. While you can load the PDF with just that layer displayed, it still comes in as just a rendered image and doesn't have any vector features, so digitizing that line would be the best you could do if you can't get the data in a different format, like Shapefile.

    Thanks,

    Mike
    Global Mapper Guru
    gmsupport@bluemarblegeo.com
    http://www.globalmapper.com
  • Eagle2Eagle2 Global Mapper User Posts: 29Trusted User
    edited October 2012
    Thanks Mike. Unfortunate, but good to know. I will find a work-around.

    Thanks for the help as always.
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