[Shapelib] where can i find instructions on how to use the programs

Steve Kwan steve77 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 09:57:02 EST 2010

Hi Frank
yes I tried running shpcreate.c but couldnt get it to work. I loaded
shpcreate.c and shpfil.h into MS visual studio 2008 but the project wouldnt
I got the errors:

1>------ Build started: Project: shpcreate, Configuration: Debug Win32
1>shpcreate.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol _SHPClose
referenced in function _main
1>shpcreate.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol _SHPCreate
referenced in function _main
1>C:\Users\Asus\Documents\Visual Studio
2008\Projects\shpcreate\Debug\shpcreate.exe : fatal error LNK1120: 2
unresolved externals
1>Build log was saved at "file://c:\Users\Asus\Documents\Visual Studio
1>shpcreate - 3 error(s), 0 warning(s)


On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 7:02 PM, Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com>wrote:

> Steve Kwan wrote:
> > Hello
> > I want to incorporate this code into my program which simulates the flow
> > in a river. i would like to output the "wet areas" of a river as a shape
> > file for ARCGIS. can anyone help?
> Steve,
> Are you looking for assistance on how to write polygons shape files with
> shapelib?  Have you reviewed the docs, and sample programs like
> shpcreate.c and shpadd.c?   It would be helpful if you could ask a more
> specific, and folks will be more inclined to help if you can show you have
> made a good faith effort to take advantage of the existing documentation
> and samples.
> Best regards,
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