[GRASSLIST:1182] Re: Re[2]: ps.map pixel size and line attributes

Markus Neteler neteler at geog.uni-hannover.de
Sat Nov 25 04:17:28 EST 2000

On Fri, Nov 24, 2000 at 09:59:34PM -0700, Roger S. Miller wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Nov 2000, Eric G . Miller wrote:
> > I'm not sure, but I think that width maybe should be "points" rather
> > than pixels.  If that's the case, 1 point = 1/72 inch (according to
> > Adobe).  But I don't know for sure.  I don't know what "pixels" would be
> > in reference to.
> I rechecked the man page and it definitely says pixels.  I took that as
> being a line width (literally correct only for vertical and horizontal
> lines) in terms of the postscript device resolution specified in the
> ps.devices directory and selected with "ps.select".  If the document
> should say "points" then that might explain the behavior.
> > Well, did you try running v.support on the file before doing the bulk
> > labelling.  I think it needs that to work (though it should produce an
> > error when it can't perform the operation).
> I did run v.support.


maybe you take a look at v.alabel and v.llabel to  bulk label
areas/lines in a vector map.


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