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NAME - Updates vector map metadata.


vector, metadata

SYNOPSIS --help [-rh] map=name [organization=phrase] [date=datestring] [person=phrase] [map_name=phrase] [map_date=datestring] [scale=integer] [zone=integer] [threshold=float] [comment=phrase] [cmdhist=command] [--help] [--verbose] [--quiet] [--ui]


Replace comment instead of appending it

Replace command line instead of appending it

Print usage summary

Verbose module output

Quiet module output

Force launching GUI dialog


Name of vector map
Or data source for direct OGR access

Organization where vector map was created

Date of vector map digitization (e.g., "15 Mar 2007")

Person who created vector map

Vector map title

Date when the source map was originally produced

Vector map scale number (e.g., 24000)

Vector map projection zone

Vector map digitizing threshold number (e.g., 0.5)

Text to append to the comment line of the map’s metadata file

Command line to store into vector map history file (used for vector scripts)

DESCRIPTION is used to set/update vector map metadata.


# update scale to 1:24000 myvectmap scale=24000
# update organization myvectmap organization="OSGeo labs" myvectmap



Markus Neteler, Trento


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