[mapserver-users] Label polygon borders?
Steve.Lime at state.mn.us
Wed Dec 9 16:53:08 EST 2009
If your polygons are consistently clockwise or counter-clockwise, you may be able
to use a LINE layer to do this. The label positions UC or LC should consistently
place the label in the polygon depending on orientation of the vertices.
Try it and see what happens...
>>> On 12/9/2009 at 2:04 PM, in message <4B2002D5.3090906 at swoodbridge.com>, Stephen
Woodbridge <woodbri at swoodbridge.com> wrote:
> Ted Spradley wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Is there a way to have labels follow polygon borders?
>> i.e. when zoomed in on a border between states/countries, etc. can MS render
>> a label just inside the polygons and following the polygon border?
>> Thanks, Ted S.
> No, unfortunately not yet. I raised this as an enhancement
> http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/ticket/2856 (closed as dup)
> Please jump on #1592 and add a comment about your needs.
> -Steve W
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