SHP2PGSQL-GUI(1) PostGIS SHP2PGSQL-GUI(1)
shp2pgsql-gui – Graphical User Interface for shp2pgsql
This manual page documents briefly the shp2pgsql-gui command.
shp2pgsql-gui is a program that converts ESRI Shape files into SQL
statements and imports these statements to a PostGIS/PostgreSQL data‐
base. The GUI allows the user to set the shape file to import, the
PostGIS/PostgreSQL connection parameters and some options related to
the table where the data will be imported to.
shp2pgsql-gui can be called with some command line options that fill
the PostGIS/PostgreSQL server connection parameters in.
Specifies the name of the database where the data will be
Specifies the host name of the machine on which the Post‐
GIS/PostgreSQL server is running.
Specifies the TCP port on which the PostGIS/PostgreSQL server is
listening for connections.
Specifies the username with which the user will connect to the
Specifies the password with which the user will connect to the
-? Shows help about shp2pgsql-gui command line arguments.
The documentation of pgsql2shp, shp2pgsql and shp2pgsql-gui in HTML
format is available on the filesystem at /usr/share/doc/postgis.
shp2pgsql-gui was written by Paul Ramsey
This manual page was written by Mònica Ramírez Arceda
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January 14, 2012 SHP2PGSQL-GUI(1)