[GRASSLIST:3021] Re: arcview

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Tue Jan 29 05:02:57 EST 2002

On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 07:03:25PM -0800, Eric G. Miller wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Jan 2002 10:05:17 +1100, "Dianna Sandner"
> <dianna_sandner at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >  
> > I need help imorting data into Grass Gis version 5.
> > I am trying to import arcview project files .apr or binary raster files
> .flt with associated header files .hdr. Is there any way to do this?????
> please help????????????>  
> > frustrated
> No on the first, and what is a *.flt?  I presume it's some sort of raw
> binary floating point data.  I'm not sure r.in.gdal handles floating
> point raw data (handles bils/bips).  Probably could import via
> r.in.bin, but you'll have to help it using the contents of the *.hdr
> file (it's just text).

You can import .hdr file with r.in.gdal. As an exception,
you have to select the *directory*, not the .hdr file directly.
Usually GDAL wants the file, but not in this case. I don't know
why it is like that, but it is.

Hope this helps,

Markus Neteler

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