Scroll to navigation

SHPSORT(1) shplib SHPSORT(1)

NAME

shpsort - rewrite a shapefile sorted by a field or by the geometry

SYNOPSIS

shpsort infile outfile field[;...] []

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
[]
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)
February 2019