maptools v0.5-13


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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
readShapePoly Read polygon shape files into SpatialPolygonsDataFrame objects
plot.Map Plot a Map object (deprecated)
plot.polylist Plot polygons
maptools Report version information and changes
get.Pcent Polygon centroids
gpcholes Hisaji Ono's lake/hole problem
symbolsInPolys Place grids of points over polygons
dotsInPolys Put dots in polygons
write.polylistShape Write a polygon-type shapefile
sp2Mondrian write map data for Mondrian
readShapeLines Read arc shape files into SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
write.pointShape Write a point-type shapefile
sp2tmap Convert SpatialPolygons object for Stata tmap command
write.linelistShape Write a arc-type shapefile
readShapePoints Read points shape files into SpatialPointsDataFrame objects
Map2poly Create polygon lists and bounding boxes from imported shapefiles
read.shape Read shapefile into Map object
sp2WB Export SpatialPolygons object as S-Plus map for WinBUGS
readAsciiGrid read/write to/from (ESRI) asciigrid format
gzAzimuth Find azimuth for geographical coordinates
subset.polylist Subset polygon list objects
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Date 2006-08-30
License GPL version 2 or later (R and interface code), MIT (shapelib code)
Packaged Wed Aug 30 08:52:04 2006; rsb

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