To my knowledge, tiff has always been my default unless specified. Perhaps
that in 2.16, the default relies on a different variable (like a previously
saved format)? Not sure. I any case, this has permitted you to discover the
help button with all the different switches that are not in the Qgis GUI. It
would be nice to expand the QGis GUI but that would require that it be
continually upgraded with the gdal switches. But the help button and little
yellow pencil icon with always be superior and more flexible then an expanded
The error is normal if the format (ADRG) does not support multiple bands. I
don't know that format but I get a similar error if I try to save a RGB image
as a .DEM by mistake. .dem, of course, only handles one single band, or one
layer of data. (The result is a grey image).
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> Le 11 sept. 2016 à 01:43, Laurence Béchet [via OSGeo.org]
> <ml-node+s1560n5285143...@n6.nabble.com> a écrit :
> While I was trying to convert a (tiff + world file) into a geo referenced
> tiff with the translate tool, I got the following error:
> error 6 : ADRG driver doesn't support 4 bands (etc)
> After searching on the web (unsuccessfully) I finally noticed that the
> command line auto completed itself with -of ADRG while it should be -of GTiff
> (following the help advices).
> I manually changed it and it worked.
> Is it normal?
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