[GRASS-SVN] r68427 - grass/branches/releasebranch_7_0/vector/v.distance

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Sat May 14 10:12:38 PDT 2016

Author: neteler
Date: 2016-05-14 10:12:38 -0700 (Sat, 14 May 2016)
New Revision: 68427

v.distance manual: explain units of dmin and dmax

Modified: grass/branches/releasebranch_7_0/vector/v.distance/v.distance.html
--- grass/branches/releasebranch_7_0/vector/v.distance/v.distance.html	2016-05-14 17:12:07 UTC (rev 68426)
+++ grass/branches/releasebranch_7_0/vector/v.distance/v.distance.html	2016-05-14 17:12:38 UTC (rev 68427)
@@ -6,7 +6,9 @@
 the attribute table attached to the first vector map, or printed to 
 'stdout'. A new vector map may be created where lines connecting 
 nearest points on features are written. <b>dmin</b> and/or 
-<b>dmax</b> can be used to limit the search radius.
+<b>dmax</b> can be used to limit the search radius (in lat-long locations
+to be given in meters since they are calculated as geodesic distances on
+a sphere).
 For lines to lines, say line A to line B, <em>v.distance</em> calculates 

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