v.out.dxf.1grass man page

v.out.dxf — Exports vector map to DXF file format.


vector, export, DXF


v.out.dxf --help
v.out.dxf input=name  [layer=string]  output=name  [--overwrite]  [--help]  [--verbose]  [--quiet]  [--ui]



Allow output files to overwrite existing files


Print usage summary


Verbose module output


Quiet module output


Force launching GUI dialog


input=name [required]

Name of input vector map
Or data source for direct OGR access


Layer number or name (’-1’ for all layers)
A single vector map can be connected to multiple database tables. This number determines which table to use. When used with direct OGR access this is the layer name.
Default: -1

output=name [required]

Name for DXF output file


The GRASS program v.out.dxf conversion program generates an ASCII DXF (AutoCAD) file from a GRASS vector. The output file is placed in the user’s current working directory unless the user specifies a full pathname for the output.


DXF files output by AutoCAD have the suffix .dxf


AutoCad DXF (from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

See Also

v.in.dxf, Introduction to GRASS vector map processing


Charles Ehlschlaeger, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory,
wrote original v.out.dxf program in 4/89.

Update to GRASS 5.7 Radim Blazek, 10/2004

Last changed: $Date: 2011-11-08 22:24:20 +0100 (Tue, 08 Nov 2011) $

Source Code

Available at: v.out.dxf source code (history)

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