[GRASS-user] Export of large vector grid

Nikos Alexandris nikos.alexandris at felis.uni-freiburg.de
Sat Jul 25 08:54:40 EDT 2009

( Apologies go to the community for cross-posting )

Wesley Roberts wrote:

> > I am trying to export a large vector to the shapefile format. [*]

Nikos Alexandris:

> A (silly) suggestion: load in QGIS and then use save as
> shapefile... :-? Maybe it'll work without errors :-)

Wesley Roberts wrote: 

> Did exacly that about 2 hours after posting this question. Interesting
> that the QGIS app works better than the v.out.ogr in Grass. Surely
> they both use the same library to write shapefiles?

Dear dev's, why "save as shapefile" does its job while "v.out.ogr"

Thanks, Nikos

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