# [GRASS-SVN] r43046 - grass/branches/develbranch_6/vector/v.distance

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Wed Aug 11 12:44:22 EDT 2010

```Author: mmetz
Date: 2010-08-11 16:44:22 +0000 (Wed, 11 Aug 2010)
New Revision: 43046

Modified:
grass/branches/develbranch_6/vector/v.distance/description.html
Log:
update manual

Modified: grass/branches/develbranch_6/vector/v.distance/description.html
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--- grass/branches/develbranch_6/vector/v.distance/description.html	2010-08-11 16:41:36 UTC (rev 43045)
+++ grass/branches/develbranch_6/vector/v.distance/description.html	2010-08-11 16:44:22 UTC (rev 43046)
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@

<H3>Find nearest area</H3>

-For each point from vector map <B>pnt</B>, find <EM>nearest area</EM>
+For each point from vector map <B>pnt</B>, find the <EM>nearest area</EM>
from map <B>ar</B> within the given threshold and write the related
area categories to column <B>areacat</B> in an attribute table attached
to vector map <B>pnt</B> (in the case that a point falls into a polygon area,
@@ -78,8 +78,12 @@

<H3>Point-in-polygon</H3>

-Find <EM>area</EM> from vector map <B>ar</B> for each point from
-vector map <B>pnt</B> in which the individual point falls, and
+The option <em>dmax=0</em> is here important because otherwise for
+points not falling into any area, the category of the nearest area is
+recorded.
+<br>
+For each point from vector map <B>pnt</B>, find the <EM>area</EM> from
+vector map <B>ar</B> in which the individual point falls, and
write the related area categories to column <B>areacat</B> into
the attribute table attached to vector map <B>pnt</B>:

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