[GRASS-user] Query by mouse

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Tue Feb 13 16:58:14 EST 2007

Your workaround is pretty neat. I don't know of any other at the moment
without some reprogramming of the UI. It's a nice idea though.


On 2/13/07 4:38 AM, "Aldo Clerici" <alcl01 at ipruniv.cce.unipr.it> wrote:

> Dear GRASSusers,
> I'm looking for a way for a multiple query with mouse on GRASS6.2 or 6.3.
> The Query button in the Map Display of Gis Manager returns the values of the
> active (highlighted) map only, even if more maps are displayed.
> The r.what command accessed through Raster > Query by coordinate(s) requires
> to define the coordinates (even if this is defined as optional) and the
> mouse can not be used.
> The d.what.rast (and d.where)can be used in command line mode (lower part of
> the Output window)but requires the opening of a new external monitor
> (Otherwise: No graphics device selected).
> Accidentally I discovered a strange and atypical way for a multiple query.
> I highligh the name of a map in the map list of the Gis Manager. In the
> panel 'Display raster maps' I manually insert the names of the other maps to
> query, separated by commas.  At this point the Query button displays the
> content of all specified maps. This works but doesn't seem a neat solution.
> Does anybody suggest a better way for a multiple query?
> Thanks in advance
> Aldo Clerici

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Arizona State University

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