maptools v0.5-1


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by Roger Bivand

tools for reading and handling shapefiles

Set of tools for manipulating and reading geographic data, in particular ESRI shapefiles; C code used from shapelib.

Functions in maptools

Name Description
readAsciiGrid read/write to/from (ESRI) asciigrid format
read.shape Read shapefile into Map object
dotsInPolys Put dots in polygons
plot.polylist Plot polygons
maptools Report version information and changes
readShapeLines Read arc shape files into SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
readShapePoly Read polygon shape files into SpatialPolygonsDataFrame objects
sp2Mondrian write map data for Mondrian
plot.Map Plot a Map object
readShapePoints Read points shape files into SpatialPointsDataFrame objects
symbolsInPolys Place grids of points over polygons
write.polylistShape Write a polygon-type shapefile
gpcholes Hisaji Ono's lake/hole problem
Map2poly Create polygon lists and bounding boxes from imported shapefiles
write.linelistShape Write a arc-type shapefile
get.Pcent Polygon centroids
write.pointShape Write a point-type shapefile
subset.polylist Subset polygon list objects
gzAzimuth Find azimuth for geographical coordinates
sp2tmap Convert SpatialPolygons object for Stata tmap command
sp2WB Export SpatialPolygons object as S-Plus map for WinBUGS
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Date 2005-09-05
License GPL version 2 or later (R and interface code), MIT (shapelib code)
Packaged Wed Sep 7 08:45:35 2005; rsb

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