[GRASSLIST:2598] Re: [GRASS5] RE: RE: d.area: areas filled with various colors

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Tue Oct 23 00:50:52 EDT 2001

Eric G. Miller wrote:

> > 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.

This is a limitation imposed by vector layers not having colour

Which, I presume, is what Markus meant by:

> There is a need to develop "v.colors" in my opinion.

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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