Converts Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) code to longitude and latitude coordinate values.

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Typical Uses

  • Determining the center point of the area represented by a standard MGRS code.

How does it work?

The MGRSToLatLongConverter accepts any feature. The user specifies an attribute, expression, or user parameter containing a valid MGRS Code, along with the Ellipsoid and appropriate Lettering Type.

The coordinates of the center point of the described area are added as attribute values. The size of the area (and so the position of the center point) depends on the precision of the MGRS code, ranging from 1 meter square to 100 km square. See LatLongToMGRSConverter for more information.


Usage Notes


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Output Ports


Editing Transformer Parameters

Using a set of menu options, transformer parameters can be assigned by referencing other elements in the workspace. More advanced functions, such as an advanced editor and an arithmetic editor, are also available in some transformers. To access a menu of these options, click beside the applicable parameter. For more information, see Transformer Parameter Menu Options.

Defining Values

There are several ways to define a value for use in a Transformer. The simplest is to simply type in a value or string, which can include functions of various types such as attribute references, math and string functions, and workspace parameters. There are a number of tools and shortcuts that can assist in constructing values, generally available from the drop-down context menu adjacent to the value field.

Dialog Options - Tables

Transformers with table-style parameters have additional tools for populating and manipulating values.


Processing Behavior


Feature Holding


Dependencies None

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Examples may contain information licensed under the Open Government Licence – Vancouver and/or the Open Government Licence – Canada.