[Shapelib] C# Wrapper of Shapelib

Zhonghai Wang zhonghaiw at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 16:15:07 EDT 2007

Hi there,

thanks for your information. I've been using the GDAL/OGR Wrapper for a long
time, and I am very happy with it. What i need to do now is to create shape
files, so i think shapelib may be enough for me. You know, GDAL/OGR is a big



On 8/16/07, Mateusz Loskot <mateusz at loskot.net> wrote:
> meditor wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > today I was trying to create a point feature shape file and a polyline
> > feature shape file with the C# Wrapper provided by David Gancarz (seems
> that
> > it's created with the shapelib version 1.2.6). I was wondering if it's
> > possible to write the .prj file for the shape files, or just only
> possible
> > to create the .shp .shx. and .dbf files?
> I've not used this wrapper but Shapefile does create only triplet of
> Shapefile files (shp, shx and dbf).
> The .prj file is just a text file with projection definition
> encoded in ESRI-like WKT string.
> If you need to manipulate projections, then I'd encourage you to try
> GDAL/OGR (http://www.gdal.org). There is C# bindings provided.
> Cheers
> --
> Mateusz Loskot
> http://mateusz.loskot.net
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