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r.support - Allows creation and/or modification of raster map layer support files.
r.support map=name [title="phrase"] [history="phrase"] [units=string] [vdatum=string] [source1="phrase"] [source2="phrase"] [description="phrase"] [raster=string] [--verbose] [--quiet]
- Name of input raster map
- Text to use for map title
- Text to append to the next line of the map's metadata file
- Text to use for map data units
- Text to use for map vertical datum
- Text to use for data source, line 1
- Text to use for data source, line 2
- Text to use for data description or keyword(s)
- Raster map from which to copy category table
r.support allows the user to create and/or edit raster map support
information. Editing of raster map color tables, category labels, header,
history, and title is supported. Category labels can also be copied from
another raster map.
If metadata options such as title or history are given the
module will run non-interactively. If only the map name is given
r.support will run interactively within a terminal shell and the
user with be prompted for input.
Freeform metadata information is stored in a "hist" file which may be
appended to by using the history option. Currently this is limited to
50 lines of text with a maximum line length of 78 characters. Any input
larger than this will be wrapped to the next line.
All other metadata strings available as standard options are limited to
Micharl Shapiro, CERL: Original author
Brad Douglas: GRASS 6 Port
M. Hamish Bowman: command line enhancements
Markus Neteler: category copy from other map
Last changed: $Date: 2008-05-16 12:11:45 -0700 (Fri, 16 May 2008) $
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