[R-sig-Geo] readOGR not reading in prj file?

Denis mutiibwa mutiibwa2000 at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 6 17:58:40 CEST 2016

readOGR(dir.path, "argv2")
it seems "argv2" has to be the shapefile name not a variable name   Denis Mutiibwa 

    On Wednesday, April 6, 2016 11:54 AM, Vinh Nguyen <vinhdizzo at gmail.com> wrote:

 On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 8:41 AM, Denis mutiibwa <mutiibwa2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Where is "shapebase" coming from?
>> If those are the files in the directory, your scripts should as below:
>> dir.path <- directory path
>> dFloodRisk <- readOGR(dir.path, "2014Spring_Flood_Drawn")
>> proj4string(dFloodRisk)
>I'm reading the files in exactly as you are suggesting (floodshapedir
>and shapebase are variables) as seen in the output below:
>> dFloodRisk <- readOGR(floodshapedir, shapebase)
>OGR data source with driver: ESRI Shapefile
>Source: "FloodShapes", layer: "2013Spring_Flood_Drawn"
>Just not sure why the prj file is not being read in.  Thanks.>
>-- Vinh

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