[GRASSLIST:5123] Re: Labeling imported layers

Eric G. Miller egm2 at jps.net
Sun Dec 1 22:01:06 EST 2002

On Sun, Dec 01, 2002 at 06:42:07PM -0800, douggorley at shaw.ca wrote:

> I'm using some data I imported from Arc/Info using Arc's
> "ungenerate"command.  It doesn't appear to have any categories in the
> imported layer.  All I need is to assign a single category to all of
> the lines in my layer, so I can do some buffering.  I'm trying to do
> this with v.digit, using the "B - Bulk Label Remaining Lines" option,
> but I'm not having any success.  Is this the correct way to do what I
> want, and if not, can someone give me some advice on what to do?

Yes, AFAIK "ungenerate" data just give you geometry.

See, v.llabel for a bulk line labelling.

"...the plural of anecdote is [not?] data."  - attrib. to George Stigler

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