[mapserver-users] High resolution printing
pianosnake at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 20:25:25 EDT 2008
I imagine that having a layered PDF as the output would be quite beneficial.
Does anybody know if layered PDF output is possible from mapserver?
On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 3:03 PM, Armin Burger <armin.burger at gmx.net> wrote:
> Depending on the purpose, you could check if Mapyrus is useful for you.
> Disadvantage is that you need to define the map layout a second time and
> make it look similar to Mapserver layout. But the PDF output quality is far
> better than the one of Mapserver, and you do not need to bother with PDFLib
> licenses. And it's also working well for large print formats (vector based
> rendering of vector data).
> On 30/09/2008 18:26, Milo van der Linden wrote:
>> Hello list!
>> I have been searching the web for tips and tricks, but basically what I
>> need is a method or procedure or (commercial) tool that can enhance my
>> mapserver installation to enable high resolution printing.
>> What I am looking for is the best practice to:
>> - Add a button to our website
>> - Let the button start a script or program that processes the active
>> layers in the map view based upon the current extent
>> - Generate a mixture of high-res images and optionally svg or alike for
>> - combine the works in a pdf
>> - present the pdf for download to the user
>> I would also like to know if there are any commercial, mapserver based,
>> solutions for this. I am also willing to hire an expert to achieve this.
>> Any ideas?
>> Kind regards,
>> Milo van der Linden
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