v.what anybody? + enhanced GRASSLinks, future of GUI's

Bruce Nielsen in1000!bnielsen at infocs.in.nrcs.usda.gov
Fri Mar 29 07:00:00 EST 1996

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According to: Simon Cox
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> Has anyone written a command v.what?  It should give the
> category/attribute of -a the area within which a point falls,
> or -l the nearest line/area-edge to the chosen point.
>  ie a non-interactive version of d.what.vect.
>The important point is that I need a _non-interactive_
>command which I can incorporate into a script.
>This is the core of the cgi programs that run
>from the GRASSLinks interface.

My GRASS manual (old) says you can run d.what.vect non-interactively by
using the -1 option to only accept 1 mouse click.
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