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NAME

v.type - Changes type of vector features.

KEYWORDS

vector, geometry, editing, area, line, point

SYNOPSIS

v.type
v.type --help
v.type input=name [layer=string] output=name from_type=string to_type=string [--overwrite] [--help] [--verbose] [--quiet] [--ui]

Flags:

--overwrite
Allow output files to overwrite existing files
--help
Print usage summary
--verbose
Verbose module output
--quiet
Quiet module output
--ui
Force launching GUI dialog

Parameters:

input=name [required]
Name of input vector map
Or data source for direct OGR access
layer=string
Layer number or name ('-1' for all layers)
A single vector map can be connected to multiple database tables. This number determines which table to use. When used with direct OGR access this is the layer name.
Default: -1
output=name [required]
Name for output vector map
from_type=string [required]
Feature type to convert from
Options: point, line, boundary, centroid, face, kernel
Default: line
to_type=string [required]
Feature type to convert to
Options: point, line, boundary, centroid, face, kernel
Default: boundary

Table of contents

DESCRIPTION

v.type changes the type of geometry primitives.

EXAMPLES

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

SEE ALSO

v.to.points

AUTHOR

Radim Blazek, ITC-Irst, Trento, Italy

Last changed: $Date: 2012-05-17 13:28:13 -0700 (Thu, 17 May 2012) $

SOURCE CODE

Available at: v.type source code (history)


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