[GRASS-user] Move points to nearest feature in a different layer

"António M. Rodrigues" amrodrigues at fcsh.unl.pt
Mon Mar 1 07:23:07 EST 2010

Yes, that works.


On Mar 1, 2010, at 11:59 AM, Daniel Victoria wrote:

> I've done it using v.distance. It can output the x and y coords of the
> nearest feature (check upload option). So then I just created a new
> point vector with the coords given by v.distance
> Cheers
> Daniel
> 2010/3/1 "António M. Rodrigues" <amrodrigues at fcsh.unl.pt>:
>> Dear GRASS users,
>> I'm having some problems trying to find a way to snap/move all  
>> points from
>> one layer to the nearest node in another layer.
>> I found that with v.distance, I can find distances to all nodes in  
>> the
>> desired layer (the information is in the output window, although I  
>> haven't
>> figured out yet how to manipulate this).
>> Also, v.edit has a move and a snap option, although I believe the  
>> module
>> expects some input like coordinates, not the name of another layer.
>> So, I'm guessing that the solution will probably involve working  
>> with these
>> two funcions, but I haven't figured out how
>> Perhaps I'm just looking in the wrong place and there is a function  
>> in GRASS
>> that performs this "snap to another layer" in one go.
>> I'm sorry if this is kind of a beginner question...
>> Thanks for any help.
>> António
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