[GRASS-user] Area/poly from lines

Daniel Victoria daniel.victoria at gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 12:13:28 EST 2012

Maybe create a buffer around the lines?

2012/2/21 Moritz Lennert <mlennert at club.worldonline.be>:
> On 21/02/12 11:46, giannis Nj wrote:
>> I have a shapefile with lines only. Is it possible to add some area to
>> these lines? Like fatening the lines. The lines are the walls of a
>> castle but I can't use their exports ("file without geometry" gives as
>> an error some 3d programs), so I want to add some width to these lines.
>> Maybe adding polygons will help me too?
> One possible strategy might be to transform the lines to raster, thicken
> them and the retransform to vector as areas:
> v.to.rast
> r.grow
> r.to.vect feature=area
> Moritz
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