[GRASSLIST:4416] Re: v.out.ogr topology?

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Sun Sep 26 22:10:35 EDT 2004

> after linking the resultant shape file back in with v.external, the
> categories are labeled starting with 0 instead of 1. This caught me
> out when doing 'd.vect cat=1-1000' and the first area was missing.
> (the linked table has a "cat" column which has the original (correct)
> cat number but is unused.
> Is this a bug or a feature?

This is the "id" column created by v.out.ogr.

perhaps v.external could get category info from the "cat" column if one
exists? shrug.


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