[GRASS-user] [GRASSLIST:1197] v.external

Stephan Holl stephan.holl at intevation.de
Thu Feb 1 02:40:17 EST 2007

Hello Kirk,

Kirk Wythers <kwythers at umn.edu>, [20070131 - 13:24:28]

> I have a postgres database (postgis enabled with geometry columns),  
> that I want to connect grass to with v.external. However, v.external  
> seems to only "see" one table (layer) in the database, and does not  
> seem to allow a connection with a view.
> Since one table contains the site latitude longitude and geometry  
> information, and another table contians the variables of interest  
> from those sites, I created a view that contains both position  
> information and variables of interest in hopes that I could connect  
> to it with grass. So far, this does not seem to be the case.
> Any other ideas as to how I might be able to bring a postgis view  
> into grass?

Have you inserted your view as a spatialy enabled view in

Perhaps this helps?


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