[GRASS-user] v.patch and keeping the attributes

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Tue Oct 30 13:13:08 PDT 2018

On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 5:36 PM Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 10:26 AM Mira Kattwinkel:
> >
> > Thanks a lot!
> >
> > I just did not interpret the paragraph  "When using the -a flag..." correctly.
> >
> > Maybe a note in the manual that v.patch takes care of the cats etc. would be helpful.
> if you could send a (draft) text addition to me, I'll merge it into the manual.

Based on Mira's offlist sent text snippet, I would add this text under "NOTES":

"When using the -e flag, v.patch assigns new, unique category (cat)
values so that no overlapping category numbers  occur  in  the
output. Hence, there is no need to run v.category beforehand."

Is that correct?


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