maptools v0.5-11


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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
readShapeLines Read arc shape files into SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
write.polylistShape Write a polygon-type shapefile
sp2tmap Convert SpatialPolygons object for Stata tmap command
gpcholes Hisaji Ono's lake/hole problem
get.Pcent Polygon centroids
readAsciiGrid read/write to/from (ESRI) asciigrid format
write.linelistShape Write a arc-type shapefile
plot.Map Plot a Map object (deprecated)
readShapePoints Read points shape files into SpatialPointsDataFrame objects
subset.polylist Subset polygon list objects
Map2poly Create polygon lists and bounding boxes from imported shapefiles
sp2Mondrian write map data for Mondrian
read.shape Read shapefile into Map object
plot.polylist Plot polygons
gzAzimuth Find azimuth for geographical coordinates
sp2WB Export SpatialPolygons object as S-Plus map for WinBUGS
maptools Report version information and changes
dotsInPolys Put dots in polygons
symbolsInPolys Place grids of points over polygons
write.pointShape Write a point-type shapefile
readShapePoly Read polygon shape files into SpatialPolygonsDataFrame objects
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Date 2006-04-10
License GPL version 2 or later (R and interface code), MIT (shapelib code)
Packaged Mon Apr 10 10:53:55 2006; rsb

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