Tag Archives: CLI

Add geometry values to vector layer in GRASS GIS

In my previous post I explained how to add geometry values to the attribute table of a vector map in QGIS. You can do the same in GRASS GIS. It is slightly more complicated (don’t worry, it is still easy … Continue reading

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Creating a map using the command line

Although I like to carry out GIS analyses using the command line interface (CLI), creating maps is something I still tend to do using the graphical interface (GUI). And most of the time that makes perfect sense to me, creating … Continue reading

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Which text editor to use with R?

Although some users would prefer a graphical user interface for R, the arguably best way to work with R is through the command line. This can be done directly in the R console, but often it is more convenient to … Continue reading

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Why a GUI for R isn’t always a bad idea

The arguably best way to work with R is through the command line. Some even argue that the use of a graphical user interface (GUI) should be completely discouraged. And that is where I disagree. The command line can be … Continue reading

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