[GRASS5] d.m - d.what.vect

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Wed Nov 24 05:23:36 EST 2004

On Wed, November 24, 2004 11:02, Radim Blazek said:
> Moritz Lennert wrote:
>> On Tue, November 23, 2004 15:47, Radim Blazek said:
>>>Why d.what.vect is run with -x flag in d.m?
>> Because some of us have problems with d.what.vect and the form library
>> making
>> it unusable in GUI mode (unless you add a sleep(1) in main.c:
>> http://grass.itc.it/pipermail/grass5/2004-September/015393.html
>> and
>> http://grass.itc.it/pipermail/grass5/2004-October/015746.html
>> Moritz
> There is "Print query output as text in terminal" check box in
> vector options. The problem is, that '-x' is now hardcoded
> in d.m, I think that we should return to original
>    set cmd "d.what.vect map=$opt($id,map)"
>    if { $opt($id,_query_text) } {
>      append cmd " -t"
>    }
> and we can discuss if the check box should be default on or off.
> I believe that people using d.m usually also wants to use GUI
> for d.what.vect, so I think, that the default value for that checkbox
> should be off if it works for more users than it doesn't.
> How many users do have the problem with form?

I don't know.

If it is only a problem for a few and the checkbox exists (I have to admit
that I never noticed it) than I would agree to your suggestion.


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