v.db.droptable.1grass man page

v.db.droptable — Removes existing attribute table of a vector map.

Keywords

vector, attribute table, database

Synopsis

v.db.droptable
v.db.droptable --help
v.db.droptable [-f] map=name [table=name] [layer=string] [--help] [--verbose] [--quiet] [--ui]

Flags

-f
Force removal (required for actual deletion of table)
--help
Print usage summary
--verbose
Verbose module output
--quiet
Quiet module output
--ui
Force launching GUI dialog

Parameters

map=name [required]
Name of vector map
Or data source for direct OGR access
table=name
Table name (default: vector map name)
layer=string
Layer number or name
Vector features can have category values in different layers. This number determines which layer to use. When used with direct OGR access this is the layer name.
Default: 1

Description

v.db.droptable removes an existing attribute table from a given vector map linked at given layer. If the -f force flag is not given then nothing is removed.

Notes

v.db.droptable is a front-end to db.execute to allow easier usage.

The existing database connection(s) can be verified with v.db.connect.

Example

Removing attribute table connected to layer 1:

g.copy vect=roadsmajor,myroads
v.db.droptable myroads
v.db.droptable myroads -f
v.db.connect -p myroads

See Also

db.connect, db.execute, v.db.addtable, v.db.connect, v.db.dropcolumn, v.db.select, v.db.update
GRASS SQL interface

Author

Markus Neteler

Last changed: $Date: 2012-11-25 02:59:42 -0800 (Sun, 25 Nov 2012) $

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