The new release, gvSIG 1.1, has been published. As usual, it is available to download in the Downloads section of the web page (

New features of this version:
  - Installation:
              - gvSIG installation includes now JAI 1.1.3.
  - JCRS Extension:
              - Now integrated in the installation.
  - geoDB:
              - Now integrated in the installation.
  - Field Calculator:
- It automatically fills table fields by calculating from values in the same table or geometry properties like area, length, etc.
  - Annotation Layer:
- It can be generated from feature layers with any kind og geometry, not just points. - A new independent non-virtual layer is created and persisted as shp.
              - The original layer is not removed from the View.
- The table associated to the new shp file contains fields for Text, Font, Color, Height and Rotation. - There is a new menu option “Properties of annotation layer”, where it is possible to choose units (meters or pixels), to draw text only, etc. - In the “Add Layer” dialog, a new tab allows loading of Annotation layers.
              - The process can eliminate duplicated labels.
- The annotation layer can be generated from selected features.
              - The process can eliminate overlapping labels.
  - PostGIS:
- When exporting to PostGIS, it is possible to specify the database Schema name to save to.
  - Export to raster:
- A raster can be exported, either a complete layer or a selected area, to a TIFF file.


Mario Carrera Rodríguez
Grupo SIG-CAD / gvSIG
Asistencia técnica externa
Servicio de Organización e Informática
Conselleria d'Infraestructures i Transport
Generalitat Valenciana
Valencia (España)

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