names: Names of Spat* objects

Description Usage Arguments Value Note Examples

Description

Get or set the names of the layers of a SpatRaster or the attributes of a SpatVector. With lnames you can get or set the "long names" of a SpatRaster or SpatRasterDataset.

For a SpatRaster, you can also get/set a variable name or long name (one per data source)

Usage

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## S4 method for signature 'SpatRaster'
names(x)

## S4 replacement method for signature 'SpatRaster'
names(x)<-value

## S4 method for signature 'SpatRaster'
varnames(x)

## S4 replacement method for signature 'SpatRaster'
varnames(x)<-value

## S4 method for signature 'SpatRaster'
longnames(x)

## S4 replacement method for signature 'SpatRaster'
longnames(x)<-value


## S4 method for signature 'SpatRasterDataset'
names(x)

## S4 replacement method for signature 'SpatRasterDataset'
names(x)<-value

## S4 method for signature 'SpatRasterDataset'
varnames(x)

## S4 replacement method for signature 'SpatRasterDataset'
varnames(x)<-value

## S4 method for signature 'SpatRasterDataset'
longnames(x)

## S4 replacement method for signature 'SpatRasterDataset'
longnames(x)<-value

## S4 method for signature 'SpatVector'
names(x)

## S4 replacement method for signature 'SpatVector'
names(x)<-value

Arguments

x

SpatRaster, SpatRasterDataset, or SpatVector

value

character (vector)

Value

character

Note

terra enforces neither unique nor valid names. See make.unique to create unique names and {make.names} to make syntactically valid names.

Examples

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s <- rast(ncols=5, nrows=5, nlyrs=3)
nlyr(s)
names(s)
names(s) <- c("a", "b", "c")
names(s)

# space is not valid
names(s)[2] <- "hello world"
names(s)

# two invalid names
names(s) <- c("a", "  a  ", "3")
names(s)

# SpatVector names
f <- system.file("ex/lux.shp", package="terra")
v <- vect(f)
names(v)
names(v) <- paste0(substr(names(v), 1, 2), "_", 1:ncol(v))
names(v)

terra documentation built on Aug. 20, 2021, 9:07 a.m.