[mapserver-users] LABEL-formatting options
sdc at sdc.com.au
Wed Mar 10 03:34:41 EST 2010
I also would be very happy to test any patch that added label formatting
On Wednesday 10 March 2010 15:05:51 Lime, Steve D (DNR) wrote:
> Hi Stephan: This is an increasingly asked question but at the moment I
> don't have a good solution or workaround, it's just not possible at the
> moment. There's a ticket already filed on the subject and it will be
> addressed in 6.0.
> Are you in a position where you could apply a patch to deal with the
> problem if one were available?
> From: mapserver-users-bounces at lists.osgeo.org
> [mapserver-users-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Stephan Holl
> [stephan.holl at intevation.de] Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2010 7:54 AM
> To: mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org
> Subject: [mapserver-users] LABEL-formatting options
> Hello mapservers,
> we are using MapServer for visualizing shapefiles with double entries
> Mainly this are contour-lines from waterdepth. The double values have
> 32 decimal places and mapserver tries to render them _all_ along a
> This does not look nice...
> Is there an option to trim the values with a dedicated
> mapfile-parameter, e.g. where a prinft-syntax can be used to format the
> The shapefiles are generated automatically so adding another column with
> trunc()ed or round()ed values is no option.
> Are there any options to format label-values/strings? I have not found
> anything in the docs.
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