Author Topic: Altitude tag required when seting coordinates?  (Read 1832 times)

den

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Altitude tag required when seting coordinates?
« on: May 04, 2013, 01:49:02 AM »
Hi,

On this page, https://exiftool.org/TagNames/GPS.html is written that if coordinates are set, altitude has to be set as well. But what if the altitude is unknown? Can the two altitude tags not be omitted? Do I have to set it to 0? One of my cameras set the altitude always to just some thing over 20'000m...

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Re: Altitude tag required when seting coordinates?
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2013, 06:29:02 AM »
It is not uncommon to have a missing altitude, so I wouldn't worry about this.  Maybe I should change the documentation to soften the wording for altitude.

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den

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Re: Altitude tag required when seting coordinates?
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2013, 11:13:05 AM »
Yea, I do take stuff literary ;-) Good to know. Thanks!