AW: [Qgis-user] Composer raster output

John C. Tull john.tull at wildnevada.org
Thu Mar 5 08:43:57 EST 2009


Ok. I must have dreamed the other. It would be a nice option to have  
georeferenced file output from the composer.

Regards

John C. Tull, Ph.D.
Conservation Director
Nevada Wilderness Project
8550 White Fir St.
Reno, NV 89523 USA
775-746-7851 (office)
775-224-2947 (mobile)
www.wildnevada.org

On Mar 4, 2009, at 23:52, Düster Horst <Horst.Duester at bd.so.ch> wrote:

> John
>
> The new raster output option doesn't have any directly relation to  
> image output. The option was created due to problems of PS Printers  
> with large composer maps combined with transparent vector objects.  
> When you try to print to PS Printers without checked raster option  
> many printers aren't able to print maps in the correct way. Some  
> objects are lost, polygon fill pattern will be printed wrong etc.  
> When you check the raster option, the map is encapsulated as image  
> into the postscript output. PS output generated in this way is  
> printable on PS printers without problems and the fill pattern will  
> be printed as you see them in composer map.
>
> I hope that my explanations are understandable.
>
> Regards
> Horst
>
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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: John C. Tull [mailto:john.tull at wildnevada.org]
> Gesendet am: Mittwoch, 4. März 2009 20:25
> An: Hugentobler Marco
> Cc: qgis-user List
> Betreff: [Qgis-user] Composer raster output
>
> Marco,
>
> I am a little unclear of the new raster output option in the Print
> Composer. I do not seem to see a difference in output when saving as
> an image (png) with and without this option checked. My hope was to
> get a png output with an associated world file. Am I misunderstanding
> the concept of this feature?
>
> Thanks,
> John
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