[GRASS-user] Re: winGrass 6.4 - d.vect hangs when displaying labels

Sharon M morrisxs09 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 17:29:52 EST 2011

I've now tested on WinGrass 6.5.SVN-r45072-1-extended with the same
result - adding display labels results in d.vect hanging.


On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 4:01 PM, Sharon M <morrisxs09 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to display labels on a map for a quick visual display to
> ensure the correct data is used. However d.vect hangs when using
> either WinGrass 6.4.1 RC1-1 or 6.4.SVN r45245-1 with the wxpython GUI
> on winXP.
> This issue can be replicated using the Spearfish data set as follows
> Start winGrass with wxpython GUI.
> Add the vector layer map "archsites".
> Open the "archsites" vector map properties to open the d.vect window
> Add the labels to the display on the appropriate window tabs.
> Command will be d.vect map=archsites at PERMANENT display=shape,attr
> type=point,area,face,centroid,line,boundary attrcol=str1
> Click apply and the d.vect command hangs the winGrass session and the
> only option is to close the windows and start all over again.
> Is this a known problem? Is there a work around?
> Thanks,
> Sharon

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