The OGR is an open source library written in C++ that is able to read a variety of vector geospatial data formats such as:


Some of these formats have external dependencies and may require additional binaries which are not included in MapSurfer.NET package.


In MapSurfer.NET, OGR data source provider operates with the following configuration parameters:

Parameter NameValue TypeDescriptionRequired
FileStringDetermines a path to the the data source. The path can also be relative to the directory where map project is stored.Yes
LayerNameStringDetermines the name of a layer.Yes
LayerIndexIntegerA positive integer value greater or equal 0 indicating the index of the layer. This parameter is used only when LayerName is not given.Yes/No