[GRASS-dev] help file incorrect for v.in.ascii
michael.barton at asu.edu
Sat Nov 10 01:43:36 EST 2007
On 11/9/07 12:43 PM, "Hamish" <hamish_nospam at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Michael Barton wrote:
>> I just tested something and found out that the helpfile is incorrect for
>> v.in.ascii (although my often faulty memory was correct).
>> The helpfile says that you can specify which columns are used for the x and
>> y coordinates.
> this is correct.
>> However, this generates an error.
> what's the error? sample input file?
The error is something about an incorrect number of columns. The file was a
very simple one for just 2 points
cat, x, y, string
When changed to
x, y, cat, string
it worked fine.
This was compiled from cvs 6.3 last week.
>> I remembered that in the past, the x and y columns MUST be the the first 2.
> nope, I've never heard of that. I ran it with x&y as columns 2&3 yesterday.
>> When we changed our text file to have x and y in columns 1 and 2, it reads
>> the file fine.
>> We¹re doing this with GRASS 6.3 on Windows AND Mac.
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Michael Barton, Professor of Anthropology
Director of Graduate Studies
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Center for Social Dynamics & Complexity
Arizona State University
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