[postgis-users] psql2shp on two tables to get one shapefile...
jeffloun at refractions.net
Wed Jun 25 13:31:29 PDT 2003
Yes, I'm pretty sure you can export a view if you want...
Paul Ramsey wrote:
> Yes, a temporary table (look up variants of SELECT INTO and INSERT)
> should work fine. A view might also work, but I do not know that for
> certain. Jeff?
> Nick Ton wrote:
> > Hi Everyone,
> > I am trying to create a shapefile where the data is based on two different
> > tables.
> > Has anyone done this before? Here is my problem, simplified:
> > -- City table contains some information, plus the_geom
> > CREATE TABLE city_tbl
> > (
> > city_id int,
> > name text,
> > area_cvrg real,
> > the_geom geometry,
> > PRIMARY KEY (city_id)
> > );
> > -- City statistics table contains additional information
> > -- that has to be linked to the city table in order to make the shapefile
> > complete
> > CREATE TABLE city_stats_tbl
> > (
> > budget numeric,
> > population real,
> > city_id REFERENCES city_tbl
> > );
> > One thought I had but wasn't sure if this is correct -- could I join the two
> > tables
> > together into a temp table, then perform a pgsql2shp on the temp table.
> > Please let
> > me your thoughts.
> > Thanks,
> > Nick
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