jerl.simpso at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 25 14:25:56 EDT 2005
Thank you very much, that's exactly what I needed.
On 8/22/05, Norman Vine <nhv at cape.com> wrote:
> This question comes up a lot and my usually advice is
> ""One can utilize the fact that the line segments for the
> coastline are probably only referenced once whereas
> the internal boundaries are referenced twice and thin
> a dataset appropriately""
> or just use this shapefile where this has been done for you :-)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: UMN MapServer Users List [mailto:MAPSERVER-USERS at LISTS.UMN.EDU]On
> > Behalf Of Jeff Portwine
> > Sent: Monday, August 22, 2005 10:24 AM
> > To: MAPSERVER-USERS at LISTS.UMN.EDU
> > Subject: Re: [UMN_MAPSERVER-USERS] US overview
> > I didn't see any responses to Jerl's question, but I'm actually having the
> > same problem. I like to use a thick line to indicate state borders, but I
> > don't like the thick line along the coast of the country.. especially in the
> > Rhode Island area where there are a lot of small bays and inlets and such,
> > half the state gets obscured by the border line :-)
> > Is there any solution to this? I have seen maps that didn't show state
> > boundries along the coastline before , but I don't know how it was done.
> > -Jeff
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Jerl Simpson" <jerl.simpso at GMAIL.COM>
> > To: <MAPSERVER-USERS at LISTS.UMN.EDU>
> > Sent: Friday, August 19, 2005 11:33 AM
> > Subject: [UMN_MAPSERVER-USERS] US overview
> > Hello,
> > I'm looking for a shapefile that outlines each state, but does not
> > have an outline at the shoreline. This way I can put up a dotted line
> > to show state borders, but not have that line running around the
> > oceans.
> > Or if someone could tell me how to go about doing this I would greatly
> > appreciate it.
> > Thanks,
> > Jerl
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