[R-sig-Geo] Plotting .shp and over()
b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Tue Apr 9 18:05:44 CEST 2013
On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Steven Ranney <steven.ranney at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I try to spTransform() the proj4string in barabay,
> spTransform(barabay, CRS("+proj=latlong +datum=WGS84 +ellps=WGS84
> R prints out the object of barabay, including all of the lat/long values
> associated with the polygons.
R doesn't (or rarely) replaces objects - you need to assign the
result of spTransform to something, eg:
barabayTrans = spTransform(barabay, CRS("..etc..."))
otherwise R just prints the result of spTransform, which is what you saw!
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