[GRASS-user] GUI equivalent of command

H.S.Rai hs at raiandrai.com
Sat May 31 12:12:07 EDT 2008

On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 8:56 PM, Michael Barton <michael.barton at asu.edu> wrote:
> First, which version of GRASS are you using?

GRASS6.2.2, which is default in Ubuntu Linux 8.04 (Hardy Heron).

> The GUI in the current GRASS
> 6.3.0 works with a TclTk canvas, not an x-mon (e.g., x0). If you are using
> an old version of GRASS, I highly recommend that you upgrade to 6.3.

Will try just now.

> Second, if you want to interact with a display--show a map, interactively
> query a map, etc--you need to do so through the GUI, not by running d.*
> commands. GRASS display commands (d.rast, d.what.rast, etc) will not work in
> the GUI display without a lot of programming. Instead, use the buttons on
> the display toolbar for zooming, querying, profiling, etc.

I have experimented with all buttons of 6.2.2, will revert back about
my experience with 6.3 shortly.

> There is pretty good on-line help for the GUI. Look at GIS Manager help
> under the Help menu in the main GUI window. This should be a good start for
> your tutorial.

Thanks for your advise and help.


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