Thanks Håvard,

Worked perfectly!

Ross

-----Original Message-----
From: Qgis-user [mailto:qgis-user-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Havard 
Tveite
Sent: 17 October 2016 12:13
To: qgis-user@lists.osgeo.org
Subject: Re: [Qgis-user] mouse position display in different units

In recent versions you can change this in Project properties, General, 
Coordinate display.

Håvard

On 17. okt. 2016 12:43, McDonaldR wrote:
> Hello list
>
>
>
> I have user with a project with a number of layers (both shapefile and
> PostGIS). Project CRS is EPSG:27700 and layer CRS is EPSG:27700
> (British National Grid).  Normally, the mouse position box in the
> bottom panel shows coordinates in metres (easting and northing) but
> for some reason it is now displaying lon and lat instead.  Has the
> user added a layer with CRS EPSG:4326 which QGIS has then reprojected
> on the fly to EPSG:27700? Possibly.  But why has the mouse display box
> switched to lon/lat?  Is there any way to get that back to easting/northing 
> metres?
> Am I missing something obvious?
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>
>
> The user has a number of points with coordinates in metres and wants
> to move them to the correct location but can’t as the project is
> working in decimal degrees.
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> Windows 7 64bit, QGIS 2.14.3 64bit, Postgresql 9.2, PostGIS 2.2
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> Thanks in advance
>
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>
> Ross
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> *Ross McDonald | *GIS Data Coordinator | Angus Council | Angus House,
> Orchardbank Business Park, Sylvie Way, Forfar DD8 1AT*| t: 01307
> 476419*
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