[postgis-users] Newbie having trouble with Multipolygon file and ST_Within

Alexandre Neto senhor.neto at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 02:11:18 PDT 2013


I'm not sure why, but that also happens to me sometimes when I see my data
in pgadmin. Nevertheless, like you said, all geometries are shown in GIS,
and it never give me any problems at all.

Take a look at the answer for this question:


Hope it helps,

Alexandre Neto

On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 6:44 PM, willemb <willem at pcfish.ca> wrote:

> I have imported a multipolygon shape file into postgis 2.  When I look at
> the
> table I see that only a few of the areas are showing a value in the
> geometry
> column (geom).  When I run a spatial query using something like st_within
> against another file it seems to only work on the those rows that have a
> geom.  I can't figure out how to populate the missing geometries.  What I
> don't understand is that if I use Manifold or QGIS to view the file from
> postgis all of the areas are present even though the geometries are not
> present for the vast majority of records.  Is there a hidden column?
> Clearly there is something I'm not understanding about Multipolygon files.
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