maptools v0.5-8


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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
read.shape Read shapefile into Map object
plot.polylist Plot polygons
readShapePoly Read polygon shape files into SpatialPolygonsDataFrame objects
write.polylistShape Write a polygon-type shapefile
sp2WB Export SpatialPolygons object as S-Plus map for WinBUGS
dotsInPolys Put dots in polygons
plot.Map Plot a Map object (deprecated)
write.linelistShape Write a arc-type shapefile
readAsciiGrid read/write to/from (ESRI) asciigrid format
write.pointShape Write a point-type shapefile
gpcholes Hisaji Ono's lake/hole problem
subset.polylist Subset polygon list objects
Map2poly Create polygon lists and bounding boxes from imported shapefiles
readShapeLines Read arc shape files into SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
sp2tmap Convert SpatialPolygons object for Stata tmap command
get.Pcent Polygon centroids
readShapePoints Read points shape files into SpatialPointsDataFrame objects
maptools Report version information and changes
symbolsInPolys Place grids of points over polygons
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Date 2006-02-28
License GPL version 2 or later (R and interface code), MIT (shapelib code)
Packaged Tue Feb 28 11:19:25 2006; rsb

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