maptools v0.5-16


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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
dotsInPolys Put dots in polygons
readAsciiGrid read/write to/from (ESRI) asciigrid format
sp2Mondrian write map data for Mondrian
get.Pcent Polygon centroids
write.polylistShape Write a polygon-type shapefile
readShapeLines Read arc shape files into SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
write.linelistShape Write a arc-type shapefile
readShapePoints Read points shape files into SpatialPointsDataFrame objects
write.pointShape Write a point-type shapefile
maptools Report version information and changes
subset.polylist Subset polygon list objects
gpcholes Hisaji Ono's lake/hole problem
plot.Map Plot a Map object (deprecated)
readShapePoly Read polygon shape files into SpatialPolygonsDataFrame objects
symbolsInPolys Place grids of points over polygons
sp2tmap Convert SpatialPolygons object for Stata tmap command
gzAzimuth Find azimuth for geographical coordinates
Map2poly Create polygon lists and bounding boxes from imported shapefiles
plot.polylist Plot polygons
read.shape Read shapefile into Map object
sp2WB Export SpatialPolygons object as S-Plus map for WinBUGS
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Date 2006-10-20
License GPL version 2 or later (R and interface code), MIT (shapelib code)
Packaged Fri Oct 20 09:40:08 2006; rsb

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