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rewrite a shapefile sorted by a field or by the geometry

Synopsis

shpsort infile outfile field[;...] []

Description

Rewrite a shapefile sorted by a field or by the geometry. For polygons, sort by area, for lines sort by length and do nothing for all others.

Options

infile

input shapefile

outfile

output shapefile

field[;...]

one or more fields to use for ordering

[]

sort order

Author

shpsort is part of shapelib, maintained by Frank Warmerdam.

See Also

dbfadd(1), dbfcat(1), dbfcreate(1), dbfdump(1), dbfinfo(1), shpcat(1), shpcentrd(1), shpcreate(1), shpdump(1), shpdxf(1), shpfix(1), shpinfo(1), shpproj(1), shprewind(1), shptest(1)

Info

January 2021 shapelib