[gdal-dev] Selecting features using ogrinfo
even.rouault at mines-paris.org
Thu Mar 1 19:29:45 EST 2012
Le vendredi 02 mars 2012 01:03:07, David J. Bakeman a écrit :
> kungphil wrote:
> > Hi
> > I want to select a feature from a shapefile and extract the extent to
> > then clip a raster. I thought I could use ogrinfo to select an
> > individual feature but using the command below the reported extent is
> > for the whole shapefile.
> > ogrinfo -al -where GRID_ID=312 shapefile.shp
> First what version of gdal and what OS are you running on?
> I ran this on one of my shapefiles I'm running gdal 1.7.3 on linux
> fedora core 14 and got just the matching feature back:
> ogrinfo -al -where 'POLYID=5' polys.shp
Phil is mentionning the spatial extent I believe, not the exactness of the
Yes, ogrinfo on shapefiles will always report the full layer extent, even if
you put an attribute filter. A way to solve your problem is to produce a
temporary shapefile with ogr2ogr and the attribute filter, and ask the extent on
> > Help please!
> > Phil
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