That is, is there a way to place dots at random positions inside a polygon with sf?

It's easy enough to do with maptools, using dotsinPolys, but since I like sf's "tidyness", I'd love to be able to make my dot density maps with it.

  • help(sf::st_sample) – mdsumner Sep 12 '17 at 12:03
  • @mdsumner that's the one I was looking for! If you turn your tip into an answer I'll accept it – HAVB Sep 12 '17 at 17:04

The analogous function now in sf is


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