maptools v0.5-15


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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
read.shape Read shapefile into Map object
plot.Map Plot a Map object (deprecated)
gpcholes Hisaji Ono's lake/hole problem
readAsciiGrid read/write to/from (ESRI) asciigrid format
dotsInPolys Put dots in polygons
gzAzimuth Find azimuth for geographical coordinates
symbolsInPolys Place grids of points over polygons
subset.polylist Subset polygon list objects
Map2poly Create polygon lists and bounding boxes from imported shapefiles
write.polylistShape Write a polygon-type shapefile
maptools Report version information and changes
readShapePoly Read polygon shape files into SpatialPolygonsDataFrame objects
sp2tmap Convert SpatialPolygons object for Stata tmap command
plot.polylist Plot polygons
write.pointShape Write a point-type shapefile
readShapePoints Read points shape files into SpatialPointsDataFrame objects
readShapeLines Read arc shape files into SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
sp2Mondrian write map data for Mondrian
sp2WB Export SpatialPolygons object as S-Plus map for WinBUGS
write.linelistShape Write a arc-type shapefile
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Date 2006-09-21
License GPL version 2 or later (R and interface code), MIT (shapelib code)
Packaged Thu Sep 21 19:15:35 2006; rsb

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