AW: Re: [Qgis-user] lines with arrowheads

Düster Horst Horst.Duester at
Tue Jun 3 02:16:09 EDT 2008



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Von: Andreas Neumann [mailto:a.neumann at]
Gesendet am: Montag, 2. Juni 2008 20:53
An: qgis-user at
Betreff: Re: [Qgis-user] lines with arrowheads

Hi Mark and others,

I don't think this is currently possible in QGIS. But I think that there

is definitely a need for such a functionality. Directionality is 
important in GIS and QGIS should some day provide a way to display arrow

heads and other markers at vertices, similar to the concept SVG supports


Also, in conjunction with GRASS, such a functionality is quite


M S wrote:
> One of the outputs from r.flow in GRASS is downslope flow lines.  
> Without arrowheads (or some similar symbol like that) at the end of 
> lines pointing which way is downhill, the lines become ambiguous.
> Is there a way to draw these lines with arrowheads?   Or some other 
> approach that might achieve this?
> Mark
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