st_as_sf: Convert foreign object to an sf object

Description Usage Arguments Details Examples

View source: R/sf.R

Description

Convert foreign object to an sf object

Usage

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st_as_sf(x, ...)

## S3 method for class 'data.frame'
st_as_sf(x, ..., agr = NA_agr_, coords, wkt,
  dim = "XYZ", remove = TRUE, na.fail = TRUE, sf_column_name = NULL)

## S3 method for class 'sf'
st_as_sf(x, ...)

## S3 method for class 'Spatial'
st_as_sf(x, ...)

## S3 method for class 'map'
st_as_sf(x, ...)

## S3 method for class 'ppp'
st_as_sf(x, ...)

## S3 method for class 'psp'
st_as_sf(x, ...)

## S3 method for class 'lpp'
st_as_sf(x, ...)

Arguments

x

object to be converted into an object class sf

...

passed on to st_sf, might included named arguments crs or precision

agr

character vector; see details section of st_sf

coords

in case of point data: names or numbers of the numeric columns holding coordinates

wkt

name or number of the character column that holds WKT encoded geometries

dim

passed on to st_point (only when argument coords is given)

remove

logical; when coords or wkt is given, remove these columns from data.frame?

na.fail

logical; if TRUE, raise an error if coordinates contain missing values

sf_column_name

character; name of the active list-column with simple feature geometries; in case there is more than one and sf_column_name is NULL, the first one is taken.

Details

setting argument wkt annihilates the use of argument coords. If x contains a column called "geometry", coords will result in overwriting of this column by the sfc geometry list-column. Setting wkt will replace this column with the geometry list-column, unless remove_coordinates is FALSE.

Examples

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pt1 = st_point(c(0,1))
pt2 = st_point(c(1,1))
st_sfc(pt1, pt2)
d = data.frame(a = 1:2)
d$geom = st_sfc(pt1, pt2)
df = st_as_sf(d)
d$geom = c("POINT(0 0)", "POINT(0 1)")
df = st_as_sf(d, wkt = "geom")
d$geom2 = st_sfc(pt1, pt2)
st_as_sf(d) # should warn
data(meuse, package = "sp")
meuse_sf = st_as_sf(meuse, coords = c("x", "y"), crs = 28992, agr = "constant")
meuse_sf[1:3,]
summary(meuse_sf)
library(sp)
x = rbind(c(-1,-1), c(1,-1), c(1,1), c(-1,1), c(-1,-1))
x1 = 0.1 * x + 0.1
x2 = 0.1 * x + 0.4
x3 = 0.1 * x + 0.7
y = x + 3
y1 = x1 + 3
y3 = x3 + 3
m = matrix(c(3, 0), 5, 2, byrow = TRUE)
z = x + m
z1 = x1 + m
z2 = x2 + m
z3 = x3 + m
p1 = Polygons(list( Polygon(x[5:1,]), Polygon(x2), Polygon(x3),
   Polygon(y[5:1,]), Polygon(y1), Polygon(x1), Polygon(y3)), "ID1")
p2 = Polygons(list( Polygon(z[5:1,]), Polygon(z2), Polygon(z3), Polygon(z1)),
  "ID2")
if (require("rgeos")) {
  r = createSPComment(SpatialPolygons(list(p1,p2)))
  comment(r)
  comment(r@polygons[[1]])
  scan(text = comment(r@polygons[[1]]), quiet = TRUE)
  library(sf)
  a = st_as_sf(r)
  summary(a)
}
demo(meuse, ask = FALSE, echo = FALSE)
summary(st_as_sf(meuse))
summary(st_as_sf(meuse.grid))
summary(st_as_sf(meuse.area))
summary(st_as_sf(meuse.riv))
summary(st_as_sf(as(meuse.riv, "SpatialLines")))
pol.grd = as(meuse.grid, "SpatialPolygonsDataFrame")
summary(st_as_sf(pol.grd))
summary(st_as_sf(as(pol.grd, "SpatialLinesDataFrame")))
## Not run: 
  require(spatstat)
  g = st_as_sf(gorillas)
  # select only the points:
  g[st_is(g, "POINT"),]

## End(Not run)
## Not run:  # because of spatstat interfering with units
if (require(spatstat)) {
 data(chicago)
 plot(st_as_sf(chicago)["label"])
 plot(st_as_sf(chicago)[-1,"label"])
}

## End(Not run)

r-spatial/sf documentation built on Aug. 15, 2018, 9:13 p.m.