[GRASS-user] Question about "Generating PNG from display" functionality

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Tue Nov 15 11:30:38 EST 2011

Use ps.map 

You can use the new cartographic composer module from the GUI and create a ps.map script to get started. Then you can just call the script from the command line, substituting different input maps.

C. Michael Barton
Director, Center for Social Dynamics & Complexity 
Professor of Anthropology, School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Arizona State University

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On Nov 16, 2011, at 2:58 PM, <grass-user-request at lists.osgeo.org> wrote:

> Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 14:03:33 +0000
> From: Ant?nio Rocha <antonio.rocha at deimos.com.pt>
> Subject: [GRASS-user] Question about "Generating PNG from display"
>        functionality
> To: GRASS user list <grass-user at lists.osgeo.org>
> Message-ID: <4EC27135.5040506 at deimos.com.pt>
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> Greetings
> I want to generate a PNG from what is being displayed in Map Display
> Window (raster+vector+scale bar) but I want to generate a file in a
> specific size (HxW) that is different from the one that this tool
> suggests me. What happens is that the scale bar/north arrow is removed.
> but when I try with the size that the tool suggests me it is plotted
> with the scalebar/northarrow
> Second question: can I generate this from command line?
> Thanks
> Antonio

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