[GRASSLIST:5124] Re: Labeling imported layers

douggorley at shaw.ca douggorley at shaw.ca
Sun Dec 1 22:09:48 EST 2002

I have access to Arc/Info with the source data.  Is there a better way to export the data so that I don't have to relabel everything?

Doug Gorley | douggorley at shaw.ca

----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric G. Miller" <egm2 at jps.net>
Date: Sunday, December 1, 2002 7:01 pm
Subject: [GRASSLIST:5123] Re: Labeling imported layers

> 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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