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SHAPELIB

SHAPELIB

Section: User Commands (1) Updated: OCTOBER 2004
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NAME

dbfadd - add a row to an xBase DBF file  

SYNOPSIS

dbfadd filename fieldvalues...  

DESCRIPTION

Adds a row to the DBF file named by filename with column values given by the fieldvalues options that follow. A NULL value is denoted by an empty argument.  

EXIT STATUS

0
Successful program execution.
1
Missing filename or fieldvalues arguments.
2
Failed to open filename for reading and appending.
3
Too few values in fieldvalues...
 

DIAGNOSTICS

The following diagnostics may be issued on stdout:
DBFOpen(filename,"rb+") failed.
Got count1 fields, but require count2
 

AUTHORS

Frank Warmerdam (warmerdam@pobox.com) is the maintainer of the shapelib shapefile library. Joonas Pihlaja (jpihlaja@cc.helsinki.fi) wrote this man page.  

BUGS

Field values that are too large to fit in a field are silently truncated from the right. Numeric field values that can't be parsed by atof(3) get undefined values.  

SEE ALSO

dbfcreate(1), dbfdump(1), dbf_dump(1), shpadd(1), shpcreate(1), shpdump(1), shprewind(1)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
EXIT STATUS
DIAGNOSTICS
AUTHORS
BUGS
SEE ALSO

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