[GRASS-user] 7.7.dev: save maps in GUI?

Eric Patton eric.r.patton at protonmail.com
Thu Jul 25 11:58:36 PDT 2019

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On Thursday, 25 July 2019 15:45, Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:

> Working with the GUI to develop maps is flexible and rapid. Using the tools
> in the map display window adding legends, scale bars, north arrows, and text
> are quick and easy and often are 'good enough' for inclusion in reports.
> When the layers for such a map are finalized, and the visual area defined, I
> can save those layers and map size as a workspace. I would like to be able
> to save the decorations (text, scale bar, north arrow, legend) either in the
> workspace or as a saved map.
> Is there a way to do this, other than writing a script? Would being able to
> save the map decorations as well as layers and colors be a worthwhile
> addition to the tool kit?
> Regards,
> Rich


Probably the closest thing to what you're looking for that exists is the cartographic composer and ps.map. You can easily add your map decorations to the ps.map script for reuse.

~ Eric.

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