POLYGONCOLOR

 

Assigns symbol value to each polygon in a coverage such that no two adjacent polygons are assigned the same symbol value.  Symbol values start at 1 and generally don't exceed 5.

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POLYGONCOLOR <cover> {symbol_item}

 

ARGUMENTS

 

<cover> - the input polygon coverage.

 

{symbol_item} - the name for the item in the <cover> PAT that will be assigned a symbol value.

 

If not specified the item is named SYMBOL.

 

 

NOTES

 

POLYGONCOLOR runs from the ARC module of ArcInfo.

 

POLYGONCOLOR uses a C program (mincolor) that has been compiled for both Win2K and IBM AIX UNIX machines.

 

 

EXAMPLES

 

Arc: &run polygoncolor usage

Usage: POLYGONCOLOR <cover> {symbol_item}

 

1)  To assign a symbol value to each polygon in a vegetation coverage:

 

Arc: &run polygoncolor veg_cover