[Qgis-user] Composer raster output
John C. Tull
john.tull at wildnevada.org
Thu Mar 5 08:46:46 EST 2009
Actually, I would like this from the composer as well. This would
allow me to use a composer image with mapserver to gain the superior
labeling if a utm grid overlay for field maps.
John C. Tull, Ph.D.
Nevada Wilderness Project
8550 White Fir St.
Reno, NV 89523 USA
On Mar 4, 2009, at 23:19, Andreas Neumann <a.neumann at carto.net> wrote:
> Hi John,
> The raster output saves the whole layout (with page-oriented
> and with a given mapscale to a raster file instead of printing or
> it to a PDF. Since it is a layout with many elements around the map,
> with a defined mapscale, it doesn't make much sense to write the
> raster-image with a world file.
> I see what you expect though - you want a rasterized version of the
> symbolization (e.g. geotiff) saved as a raster, but I think what you
> should better be done outside the print composer, maybe with a python
> plugin - as you usually don't want all the map layout stuff in the
> result (.e.g. scalebar, legend, title, etc.).
> What you want can be done with "File" --> "Save as Image" which
> allows to
> create a png of the current view and also creates a world file. The
> drawback, however, is that you can't set a map extent and a
> resolution -
> so you can't easily get a larger map extent at a higher resolution. It
> would be great if the "File" --> "Save as Image" could be enhanced
> with a
> resolution and map extent parameter.
> I think this would be the better solution than expecting world file
> from the print composer.
> On Wed, March 4, 2009 8:24 pm, John C. Tull wrote:
>> 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?
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