Sze Yuen Wong
swong at cs.umd.edu
Wed Aug 19 14:11:18 EDT 1998
Thanks for your response.
Grass said it takes Arc/Info data.
So if you can give me a US map in Arc/Info format,
that will be very very helpful.
> From: Andrew M McDermott <mcdermam at potsdam.edu>
> To: grass at cecer.army.mil
> Subject: Re: Hello.
> Date: Tuesday, August 18, 1998 8:28 AM
> I have used Grass a bit, but don't currently have it installed to test
> commands available. I imagine there is probably a very easy way to do
> you want, but I would have to play for a while to figure it out. I have a
> couple of alternative suggestions (though I am certain someone will
> with a better idea).
> The points you had were probably imported into Grass as "Sites" data, one
> or more files. Convert these to ascii and reformat them to vector data
> according to the file formats described in the Grass documentation, then
> import them to Grass again. This would be tedious and time-consuming, but
> possible. You would need the points "in order" so they would connect
> Find a new map and start with a vector file. There must be a US state
> boundary map somewhere. I have a program with such a map which I could
> convert to arcinfo arc format if that would help. I don't know the source
> of the digitized data, but you are welcome to it if you can't get your
> points to vector format.
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