maptools v0.5-14


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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
sp2Mondrian write map data for Mondrian
get.Pcent Polygon centroids
gzAzimuth Find azimuth for geographical coordinates
readAsciiGrid read/write to/from (ESRI) asciigrid format
Map2poly Create polygon lists and bounding boxes from imported shapefiles
read.shape Read shapefile into Map object
subset.polylist Subset polygon list objects
sp2WB Export SpatialPolygons object as S-Plus map for WinBUGS
dotsInPolys Put dots in polygons
maptools Report version information and changes
readShapePoints Read points shape files into SpatialPointsDataFrame objects
write.linelistShape Write a arc-type shapefile
write.pointShape Write a point-type shapefile
symbolsInPolys Place grids of points over polygons
readShapeLines Read arc shape files into SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
gpcholes Hisaji Ono's lake/hole problem
plot.Map Plot a Map object (deprecated)
write.polylistShape Write a polygon-type shapefile
sp2tmap Convert SpatialPolygons object for Stata tmap command
readShapePoly Read polygon shape files into SpatialPolygonsDataFrame objects
plot.polylist Plot polygons
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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 13:04:10 2006; rsb

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