Benchmarking 2010/Cadcorp notes

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Cadcorp Notes

(for the Benchmarking 2010 exercise)

Software

Cadcorp SIS 7.0

Bugfixes

  • Handle DBF files > 2Gb
  • Support PostGIS geometry columns with 4D (XYZM) geometry type
  • Improved DBF string encoding handling

Enhancements

  • Cache DBF record data for the current SHP record
  • Allow Label Theme to use fill brush and/or outline pen from other Overlay Themes
  • Improved Label Theme "along lines" option, to better suit contour data

Data

Vector

SHP

  • Created *.shp.idx Rtree spatial files via SIS UI

PostGIS

Oracle

  • No changes
  • N.B. CONTOURS table not used: needs investigation

Cadcorp Feature Database (FDB)

  • Created from SHP files
    • One per SHP file, except for contour-* which were merged into a single file
  • Columns not used for styling or labelling ignored, to reduce data transfer sizes
  • Added FC ("feature code") column

Raster

TIF

  • No changes

ECW

  • No changes