Wide line symbols
b.veldkamp at zonnet.nl
Thu Nov 16 11:31:33 EST 2000
Thanks, that's fast...
BTW 'landview' is pretty cool,
----- Origineel Bericht -----
Van: "Stephen Lime" <steve.lime at dnr.state.mn.us>
Datum: Donderdag 16 November 2000 14:54
Onderwerp: Re: Wide line symbols
> There is, even in 3.3.xxx. In the older versions you had to use
> ellipse symbols (which are scalable) and draw the layer twice to
> achieve this. In the CVS code I've added a series of "overlay..."
> parameters (e.g. OVERLAYCOLOR, OVERLAYSIZE, OVERLAYMAXSIZE...)
> that allow you to stack 2 symbols- which should cover the vast
> majority of uses. You still need to use ellipse symbols.
> NAME 'circle'
> TYPE ELLIPSE
> POINTS 1 1 END
> You can see the effect in this interface:
> Look a the roads layer. The mapfile can be viewed at:
> If multiple classes need overlay symbols AND those classes can
> intersect then the current algorithm breaks down. In that case you
> need to bust the single shapefile into single, class specific
> files. The only way around that is pre-sort the shapes based on
> class and adapt the code to deal with it. (comming soon)
> The CVS version also features the ability to define symbols within
> the mapfile. The example mapfile mentioned above also does that.
> For GIF/PNG symbols you can use the filename for the symbol (i.e.
> SYMBOL images/myimage.gif) and that will work too. That behavior
> is present in 3.3.011.
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