[GRASS-SVN] r29668 - grass/trunk/raster/r.volume

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Fri Jan 11 15:43:17 EST 2008

Author: epatton
Date: 2008-01-11 15:43:17 -0500 (Fri, 11 Jan 2008)
New Revision: 29668

Standardized section headings, minor formatting edits, comments added

Modified: grass/trunk/raster/r.volume/description.html
--- grass/trunk/raster/r.volume/description.html	2008-01-11 20:42:16 UTC (rev 29667)
+++ grass/trunk/raster/r.volume/description.html	2008-01-11 20:43:17 UTC (rev 29668)
@@ -9,24 +9,32 @@
 clump map is not specified, the current MASK is used.
 The sum is multiplied by the area of a cell to give the volume
 occupied by that cell.  See below for an example of the output
-table.  The table is placed in the user's home directory in the
+<!-- The table is placed in the user's home directory in the
 file Gvol.report. (or not???)
+NOTE: I can't find any evidence of this in the source code, and I have tested 
+the module out as of Jan 10, 2008. I'll leave the above comment about
+automatic report generation commented out from the manpage for now, unless I get 
+notification otherwise. - EP
 If a clump map is not given and a MASK not set, the program exits
 with an error message.
-<em>r.volume</em> works in the current window and respects the current MASK.
+<em>r.volume</em> works in the current region and respects the current MASK.
 The following report was generated by the command:
-(spearfish data base; fields.only is fields layer without the
+(spearfish data base; fields.only is the fields layer without the
 National Forest category)
-  r.volume d=elevation c=fields.only centr=field.centers 
+r.volume data=elevation clump=fields.only centroids=field.centers 
@@ -79,6 +87,11 @@
 a separate category using <em>v.to.rast</em>.
+<!-- As far as I can tell, no attributes are written to a table in Grass 6.3
+(Jan 2008), as this program hasn't been updated to use the Grass 6 vector library. - EP
 By preprocessing the elevation layer with <em>r.mapcalc</em> and using
 suitable masking or clump maps, very interesting applications can

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