Limiting the viewable extent...
woodbri at SWOODBRIDGE.COM
Fri Oct 27 11:56:31 EDT 2006
Steve Hall wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is it possible to restrict the users viewable extent of the map through
> the map file? For example, I have data loaded for the whole of the
> country but I want it to be impossible for any client tool to view data
> beyond a defined and fixed extent.
> The EXTENT parameters just seem to set the initial extent and you can
> easily zoom out beyond this extent.
> I appreciate this is fairly easy to do through code but though that if
> this was possible via a mapfile then it would be done at the 'lowest'
Yes, I believe you can do it by setting METADATA values for the MAP
object. I just check the mapfile reference and it is not described
there. Could you please write a documentation bug to request all
METADATA controls be documented.
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