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       v.timestamp  - Modifies a timestamp for a vector map.
       Print/add/remove a timestamp for a vector map.


       vector, metadata, timestamp, time


       v.timestamp --help
       v.timestamp map=name  [layer=string]   [date=timestamp]   [--help]  [--verbose]  [--quiet]

           Print usage summary

           Verbose module output

           Quiet module output

           Force launching GUI dialog

       map=name [required]
           Name of vector map
           Or data source for direct OGR access

           Layer number or name
           Vector features can have category values in different layers. This  number  determines
           which layer to use. When used with direct OGR access this is the layer name.
           Default: 1

           Datetime, datetime1/datetime2, or ’none’ to remove
           Format: ’15 jan 1994’ (absolute) or ’2 years’ (relative)


       This  command  has 2 modes of operation. If no date argument is supplied, then the current
       timestamp for the vector map is printed.  If  a  date  argument  is  specified,  then  the
       timestamp for the vector map is set to the specified date(s). See examples below.

       See TIMESTAMP FORMAT description for details.


       Strings  containing  spaces  should  be  quoted.  For  specifying a range of time, the two
       timestamps should be separated by a forward slash. To remove the timestamp from  a  vector
       map, use date=none.


       Prints  the  timestamp  for  the "lidar" vector map. If there is no timestamp for "lidar",
       nothing is printed. If there is  a  timestamp,  one  or  two  time  strings  are  printed,
       depending on if the timestamp for the map consists of a single date or two dates (ie start
       and end dates).
       v.timestamp map=lidar
       Sets the timestamp for "lidar" to the single date "15 sep 1987".
       v.timestamp map=lidar date=’15 sep 1987’
       Sets the timestamp for "lidar" to have the start date "15 sep 1987" and the end  date  "20
       feb 1988".
       v.timestamp map=lidar date=’15 sep 1987/20 feb 1988’
       Removes the timestamp for the "lidar" vector map.
       v.timestamp map=lidar date=none


       Spaces in the timestamp value are required.

SEE ALSO, r.timestamp, r3.timestamp


       Michael Shapiro, U.S.Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory

       Last changed: $Date: 2016-08-22 15:22:27 +0200 (Mon, 22 Aug 2016) $


       Available at: v.timestamp source code (history)

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