[GRASSLIST:7785] Re: vectors creation and attributes table

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Thu Aug 4 06:07:45 EDT 2005

On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 12:09:46PM -0400, Jean-Denis Giguere wrote:
> Hi all,
> GRASS6 improve greatly vector attribute management. Sadly, it seems that 
> some vector commands do not support natively copy of attributes. By 
> example, I would like to use v.split on contour lines to obtain more 
> points and use them with v.surf.rst. The elevation is one of the 
> attributes on my contour lines vector table. Is there a trick to attach 
> attribute to new vector ?

In a couple of modules the full attribute support is still missing.
Programmers welcome!

As workaround you can use v.category and then link to the new


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