gdlWriteShape - geographicdeterminationlibrary - 2024.00

Geographic Determination Library Reference for Windows and z/OS

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Geographic Determination Library Reference for Windows and z/OS
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Writes the shape to the filesystem in a well known spatial data format.

Syntax

intl gdlWriteShape( gdlHandle hGdl, gdlShape shape, char* filename, intl type );

Arguments

hGdl

The gdlHandle initialized by gdlInitialize. Input.

shape

The actual shape to be written out. Input.

filename

The name of the file to write. Input.

type

The type of format to write to the file system. Input.

Data formats Description
GDL_SHP ESRI's Shape file format
GDL_GSB Precisely Spatialâ„¢ GSB format
GDL_SDF Autodesk SDF format
GDL_MIF MapInfo® MIF/MID formats
GDL_BNA ESRI's BNA format

Return values

GDL_ERROR

GDL_NOT_LICENSED

GDL_OK

Prerequisites

None.

Alternates

None.

Notes

Provides a graphical depiction of the error buffer with a wide variety of mapping tools. Precisely GSB, ESRI's BNA and SHAPE, and MapInfo's MIF/MID formats are supported.