[GRASS-user] v.in.ogr problems

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 9 21:41:12 EDT 2006

Seb wrote:
> I've tried to import a shape file in geographic (decimal lat/lon)
> coordinates into GRASS with the following command:
> v.in.ogr dsn=/path/to/shape/dir/ output=coastline layer=shape
> min_area=0.000001 location=newloc
> However, when restarting in the newly created location and trying to
> display the vector file, I get this error:
> "The bounding box of the map outside current region, nothing displayed."
> I thought the option to create the new location in v.in.ogr would set
> these things up properly.  Any ideas on what may be going on welcome.

probably no problem, just reset your region with

 g.region vect=coastline

then redraw.

http://grass.gdf-hannover.de/wiki/Region_Map    (just extended the FAQ)


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