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SHAPELIB(1)							   User Commands						       SHAPELIB(1)

NAME
shptest - create some shapefiles for testing SYNOPSIS
shptest num DESCRIPTION
Writes out a shapefile consisting of files testnum.shp and testnum.shx in the current directory. The num argument specifies the type of shapes in the shapefile to create and takes values from: 0 NullShape 1 Point 2 PointZ 3 PointM 4 MultiPoint 5 MultiPointZ 6 MultiPointM 7 Arc 8 ArcZ 9 ArcM 10 Polygon 11 PolygonZ 12 PolygonM 13 MultiPatch EXIT STATUS
0 Successful program execution. 1 Missing argument. 10 Test `num' not recognised. DIAGNOSTICS
The following diagnostics may be issued on stdout: Test `num' not recognised. AUTHORS
Frank Warmerdam (warmerdam@pobox.com) is the maintainer of the shapelib shapefile library. Joonas Pihlaja (jpihlaja@cc.helsinki.fi) wrote this man page. SEE ALSO
dbfadd(1), dbfcreate(1), dbfdump(1), dbf_dump(1), shpcreate(1), shpdump(1), shprewind(1) shapelib OCTOBER 2004 SHAPELIB(1)

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SHAPELIB(1)							   User Commands						       SHAPELIB(1)

NAME
shpcreate - create an empty ESRI shapefile SYNOPSIS
shpcreate file shapetype DESCRIPTION
Creates an empty shapefile supporting shapes of the given type shapetype. Shapefiles actually consist of two files with the same basename and extensions .shp and .shx (or .SHP and .SHX) containing the shape data and shape index respectively. The files to create are determined by first stripping any filename extension from file and attempting to create the files file.shp or file.SHP, and file.shx or file.SHX for the respective data and index files. The supported values for the shapetype argument are: point, arc, polygon, and multipoint. EXIT STATUS
0 Successful program execution. 1 Missing file or shapetype argument. 2 Unknown shapetype. 3 Unable to create the shapefile. DIAGNOSTICS
The following diagnostics may be issued on stdout: Shape Type `shapetype' not recognised. Unable to create:file AUTHORS
Frank Warmerdam (warmerdam@pobox.com) is the maintainer of the shapelib shapefile library. Joonas Pihlaja (jpihlaja@cc.helsinki.fi) wrote this man page. SEE ALSO
dbfadd(1), dbfcreate(1), dbfdump(1), dbf_dump(1), shpadd(1), shpdump(1), shprewind(1) shapelib OCTOBER 2004 SHAPELIB(1)
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