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v.out.svg — Exports a vector map to SVG file.

Keywords

vector, export

Synopsis

v.out.svg
v.out.svg --help
v.out.svg input=name  [layer=string]  output=name type=string  [precision=integer]   [attribute=name[,name,...]]   [--overwrite]  [--help]  [--verbose]  [--quiet]  [--ui]

Flags

--overwrite

Allow output files to overwrite existing files

--help

Print usage summary

--verbose

Verbose module output

--quiet

Quiet module output

--ui

Force launching GUI dialog

Parameters

input=name [required]

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

layer=string

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 SVG output file

type=string [required]

Output type
Defines which feature-type will be extracted
Options: poly, line, point
Default: poly

precision=integer

Coordinate precision
Default: 6

attribute=name[,name,...]

Attribute(s) to include in output SVG

Description

v.out.svg converts GRASS vector data to SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) code notation. In particular, it

  • converts GRASS line, boundary, area, point, centroid objects to SVG <path />, <circle /> elements,
  • reduces coordinate precision in SVG-output to save bandwidth,
  • extracts GRASS attributes to gg:name="value" attributes.

The precision parameter controls the number of decimals for coordinates output (precision=0 corresponds to integer precision in the output SVG file).

Example

Export polygons from GRASS vector map soils (Spearfish sample data) to SVG format:

v.out.svg input=soils output=/tmp/output.svg type=poly

Export lines from GRASS vector map t_hydro (Spearfish sample data) to SVG format, set coordinate precision to 0:

v.out.svg input=t_hydro output=/tmp/output.svg type=line precision=0

Export points from GRASS vector map archsites (Spearfish sample data) to SVG format, include attribute str1 (name):

v.out.svg input=archsites output=/tmp/output.svg type=point precision=0 attrib=str1

References

Modul v.out.svg at svg.cc
SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) at w3c.org

See Also

v.out.ogr

Author

Klaus Foerster (klaus svg.cc), Innsbruck, Austria

Last changed: $Date: 2011-11-08 13:24:20 -0800 (Tue, 08 Nov 2011) $

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