[GRASS5] 4 more questions about d.vect for improving GIS
mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Mon Dec 13 13:52:50 EST 2004
On Mon, December 13, 2004 15:56, Michael Barton said:
> While I was confused about the function of these options, all are in the
> tcltk code for the vector display panel in the d.m. All but the -e flag are
> in d.vect.
> Moritz filled me in on print width and I've gone ahead and added the -c
> flag. It looks to me that the -e flag is a mistake. This leaves the -x flag.
> I'm not sure it's helpful in the d.m. But I'd like to see if anyone
I agree with you. I would just confuse users. And those that want to use it
are probably more of the command line type anyhow.
> On 12/13/04 1:47 AM, "Radim Blazek" <blazek at itc.it> wrote:
>> Michael Barton wrote:
>>> There are 4 more questions I have about the vector panel in the GIS Manager
>>> so that I can update it.
>>> There are 2 checkboxes labeled "print query output as text in terminal" and
>>> "edit attributes"
>>> The first call the -x flag which, according to the docs (and d.vect) is
>>> "Don't add to list of vectors and commands in monitor". The latter *sounds*
>>> like it is keeping the d.vect results out of the list that d.redraw checks.
>>> Is this what it is doing? If not, what IS it doing. I have yet to see the
>>> query output printed as text in the terminal. This does not seem to be a
>>> correct description of the flag. Is it worth keeping in the GIS Manager
>>> version of d.vect?
>>> The second calls a -e flag. There is no such flag listed in the docs. Is
>>> this a holdover from an earlier version? Should I get rid of it?
>>> As I thought I understood it, the print width setting only works with
>>> ps.map. But perhaps it is called if you use the print dialog in the GIS
>>> Manager? I guess the question is does this setting actually do anything
>>> within the GIS Manager or is it something that people will only be able to
>>> use via ps.map?
>>> Finally, an option that is NOT in the GIS Manager vector panel is the -c
>>> flag. This fills areas with random colors based on the cat field. I thought
>>> I'd add this if there is interest.
>>> Thanks for your help.
>> You are mixing d.vect and d.what.vect, I guess.
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