[GRASS-dev] v.split: what is 'vertices' for?

Maciej Sieczka tutey at o2.pl
Thu Oct 5 06:52:36 EDT 2006

Hamish wrote:
> Maciej Sieczka wrote:
>> I haven't found anything relevant in the manual, lists archives, the
>> BT or the source code, so I'm asking here.
> .
>> There are 2 vertices (nodes) currently. Trying to add a vertex between
>> them:
>> $ v.split input=line output=line_split vertices=3
>> Checking line_split in v.digit proves there are still only 2 vertices
>> - the nodes themselves; the 3rd vertex in not added.
>> No matter what is the 'vertices' set to, the outcome is the same. Is
>> that OK? What am I missing to understand what is the 'vertices' option
>> for?
> v.split is acting correctly.
> As usual, more documentation needed.
> The module breaks lines at verticies, it doesn't add verticies.

OK, now I get it. Works as you explained. Thanks!

Maybe if I have time on weekend I'll add and example with pictures.


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