[GRASS-user] Equidistant points along lines of a vector network

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Tue Sep 23 05:39:51 PDT 2014

On 23/09/14 10:23, Johannes Radinger wrote:
> Hi,
> I've got a vector network (river network) and I want to place points
> along that network. The points should be placed every 250 m starting
> from the outlet. Any network junctions should be ignored so that every
> point is 250 apart from the next upstream and downstream point.
> With the tool v.segment only the single parts of the polyline (lines between
> nodes) are splitted based on the distance parameter. So v.segment ignores
> the network. Maybe v.net.iso can be of use in this case, but here I am
> missing
> the option to create points in given distance classes from a starting point.
> Is there any specific GRASS tool or procedure for such tasks?

Would v.build.polylines help here ? I don't know how v.segment acts on 


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