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NAME

v.type - Change the type of geometry elements.

KEYWORDS

vector, geometry

SYNOPSIS

v.type
v.type help
v.type input=name output=name [type=string[,string,...]] [--overwrite] [--verbose] [--quiet]

Flags:

--overwrite
Allow output files to overwrite existing files
--verbose
Verbose module output
--quiet
Quiet module output

Parameters:

input=name
Name of input vector map
output=name
Name for output vector map
type=string[,string,...]
Pairs for input and output type separated by comma
<input_type1>,<output_type1>,<input_type2>,<output_type2>,...
Example1: line,boundary
Example2: line,boundary,point,centroid
Options: point,line,boundary,centroid,face,kernel
Default: line,boundary,point,centroid

DESCRIPTION

v.type changes the type of geometry primitives.

EXAMPLES

Convert lines to area boundaries
v.type input=map_l output=map_b type=line,boundary

SEE ALSO

v.to.points

AUTHOR

Radim Blazek, ITC-Irst, Trento, Italy

Last changed: $Date: 2011-11-08 01:42:51 -0800 (Tue, 08 Nov 2011) $


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