[GRASSLIST:2597] RE: d.area: areas filled with various colors

Eric G. Miller egm2 at jps.net
Mon Oct 22 20:48:22 EDT 2001

On Mon, 22 Oct 2001 11:32:07 -0400, "Beaudry Charles (NORANDA)" <BeaudryC at normin.com> wrote:

> Markus,
> With respect to the new vector format expected in Grass5.1(?), I was
> wondering if this automatic color filling is planned.  When dealing with
> very large vector maps we need some way to do this.  At present I just
> convert my map to raster and create categories.  This does not create too
> many problems but certainly working directly with the vectors will be
> better.

This is more a limitation imposed by the GRASS display architechture than
anything with the vector data representation.  When this limitation is
addressed, it will be trivial to modify vector display routines to use a
larger color gamut.

Eric G. Miller <egm2 at jps.net>

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