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shp2pgsql-gui - Graphical User Interface for shp2pgsql
This manual page documents briefly the shp2pgsql-gui command. shp2pgsql-gui is a program that converts ESRI Shape files into SQL statements and imports these statements to a PostGIS/PostgreSQL database. The GUI allows the user to set the shape file to import, the PostGIS/PostgreSQL connection parameters and some options related to the table where the data will be imported to. shp2pgsql-gui can be called with some command line options that fill the PostGIS/PostgreSQL server connection parameters in.
-d database Specifies the name of the database where the data will be imported to. -h host Specifies the host name of the machine on which the PostGIS/PostgreSQL server is running. -p port Specifies the TCP port on which the PostGIS/PostgreSQL server is listening for connections. -U username Specifies the username with which the user will connect to the database. -W password Specifies the password with which the user will connect to the database. -? Shows help about shp2pgsql-gui command line arguments.
shp2pgsql(1), pgsql2shp(1) The documentation of pgsql2shp, shp2pgsql and shp2pgsql-gui in HTML format is available on the filesystem at /usr/share/doc/postgis.
shp2pgsql-gui was written by Paul Ramsey <email@example.com> and Mark Cave-Ayland <firstname.lastname@example.org>. This manual page was written by Mònica Ramírez Arceda <email@example.com>, for the Debian project. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 and any later version published by the Free Software Foundation. On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2. January 14, 2012 SHP2PGSQL-GUI(1)