centroids: Centroids

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Centroids

Description

Get the centroids of polygons or lines, or centroid-like points that are guaranteed to be inside the polygons or on the lines.

Usage

## S4 method for signature 'SpatVector'
centroids(x, inside=FALSE)

Arguments

x

SpatVector

inside

logical. If TRUE the points returned are guaranteed to be inside the polygons or on the lines, but they are not the true centroids. True centroids may be outside a polygon, for example when a polygon is "bean shaped", and they are unlikely to be on their line

Value

SpatVector of points

Examples

f <- system.file("ex/lux.shp", package="terra")
v <- vect(f)
x <- centroids(v)
y <- centroids(v, TRUE)

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