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shpsort ā€” rewrite a shapefile sorted by a field or by the geometry

##SYNOPSIS shpsort infile outfile field[;...] [<(ASCENDING|DESCENDING)[;...]>]

##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

[<(ASCENDING|DESCENDING)[;...]>]

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)

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