maptools v0.5-12

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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
get.Pcent Polygon centroids
readAsciiGrid read/write to/from (ESRI) asciigrid format
Map2poly Create polygon lists and bounding boxes from imported shapefiles
maptools Report version information and changes
read.shape Read shapefile into Map object
plot.Map Plot a Map object (deprecated)
subset.polylist Subset polygon list objects
readShapeLines Read arc shape files into SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
readShapePoly Read polygon shape files into SpatialPolygonsDataFrame objects
gzAzimuth Find azimuth for geographical coordinates
readShapePoints Read points shape files into SpatialPointsDataFrame objects
dotsInPolys Put dots in polygons
sp2WB Export SpatialPolygons object as S-Plus map for WinBUGS
gpcholes Hisaji Ono's lake/hole problem
plot.polylist Plot polygons
write.pointShape Write a point-type shapefile
write.polylistShape Write a polygon-type shapefile
write.linelistShape Write a arc-type shapefile
sp2tmap Convert SpatialPolygons object for Stata tmap command
symbolsInPolys Place grids of points over polygons
sp2Mondrian write map data for Mondrian
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Date 2006-04-30
License GPL version 2 or later (R and interface code), MIT (shapelib code)
Packaged Sun Apr 30 19:48:37 2006; rsb

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