[mapserver-users] High resolution printing
woodbri at swoodbridge.com
Wed Oct 1 22:32:29 EDT 2008
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Florin A. wrote:
> 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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>>> mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org
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