[GRASS5] dxf imports

Michel Wurtz mw at teledetection.fr
Mon Dec 17 02:09:45 EST 2001

"Roger S. Miller" wrote:

> The most well-developed GNU-licensed DXF import library I've found (DIME)
> apparently doesn't import text entities.  Currently I use a fairly simple
> program to extract text entities from a dxf file and store them in a paint
> labels file.  This process works very well if the paint labels are then
> used in ps.map.  It doesn't work well on the GRASS display; because
> paint.labels doesn't understand text rotation, transparent backgrounds
> and a number of other text features.

I think Grass lacks a "d.text" function, and probably a better support
for fonts. the best would be a support for TrueType fonts, usable on
both Unix and Windows.

Michel WURTZ - DIG - Maison de la télédétection
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