[postgis-users] GUIs for shp2pgsql and pgsql2shp

Jan Hartmann j.l.h.hartmann at uva.nl
Thu Feb 8 07:02:01 PST 2007

Thanks Steffen. These tools are very important in a teaching environment.


Dr. J. Hartmann
Department of Geography
University of Amsterdam

Steffen Macke wrote:
> Hello All,
> two new graphical interfaces for the shp2pgsql and pgsql2shp tools
> are available under the terms of the GPL:
> http://sdteffen.de/gis/gpgsql2shp.html
> http://sdteffen.de/gis/gshp2pgsql.html
> The interfaces are built using the GTK+ and thus cross-platform.
> Windows installers are available. When installing on Windows, make
> sure that you install the GTK+ runtime environment first:
> http://downloads.sourceforge.net/gimp-win/gtk%2B-2.10.6-1-setup.zip
> Gshp2pgsql allows to specify pre- and post-load SQL script. A pre-load
> script can be used e.g. to drop views that are dependent on the loaded 
> table
> if the table needs to be recreated and the post-load script can recreate
> these views.
> Regards,
> Steffen
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