R: [GRASS-user] v.net.path through gis manager (GRASS6.2)

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 21 03:05:37 EST 2007

> >>> I'm trying to use v.net.path through gis manager (GRASS6.2) 
> >> to define the shortest path between two points of given
> >> coordinates,
> > I'm not able to specify the start/end points in the panel. In which
> > section they can be introduced? 

Moritz Lennert wrote:
> They can't: http://intevation.de/rt/webrt?serial_num=4908
> For this module (in its current state) a GUI panel probably does not 
> really make sense as it only works through piping the coordinates.
> It shouldn't be too difficult to add the capacity to read from file,
> or to pass coordinates as a parameter, but apparently noone amongst
> those capable has felt enough need up to now to do that...

Yes it should be possible to do, this is exactly how the GUI profile
tool works -- by collecting and passing coordines to the r.profile
module and plotting the result.

Does anyone have a simple d.path example using spearfish's roads vector?
please add to


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