[Shapelib] Example of how to create a shapefile

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Mar 16 07:29:01 PST 2006

Kleymeyer, Alan wrote:
> Thanks Frank.
> After some search I finally found an example of someone using the
> library so I added:
> DBFCreate
> DBFField(..,FTINTEGER, 11, 0)
> DBFWriteIntegerAttribute(hDBFile, 0, 0, 0)
> Which did the trick.
> It would be nice if this type of example was included somewhere in the
> sample code.  The sample code included in the library is all cmdline
> driven
> so I didn't find it helpful as a specific example of how to create a
> shapefile.


If you would like to write up a "getting started with shapelib" .html file
I will include it with the next shapelib release and on the web site.

Best regards,
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