[Mapbender-dev] update of mapFiler.php available

Astrid Emde (WhereGroup) astrid.emde at wheregroup.com
Tue Jan 13 12:28:40 EST 2009

Hello again,

 just a little correction

the mapFiler is available at the link

(the folder tools moved out of http-directory for security reasons)

If you want to read more about "Why shall I use _4.map files?" have a 
look at


best regards


Astrid Emde (WhereGroup) schrieb:
> Hello,
> for high quality print in Mapbender we generate separate mapfiles (UMN 
> MapServer) for the print to ensure that the symbols and textes will 
> have the same size and are not tiny.
> To write the mapfiles Uli wrote a tool named mapFiler I did some 
> changes on the mapFiler to handle UMN MapServer 5.x mapfiles.
> If you want to try the mapFiler it is available at 
> http://trac.osgeo.org/mapbender/browser/trunk/mapbender/http/tools/mapFiler.php 
> In future Mapbender Version you will also find the tool in the tools 
> directory .
> The new version is not tested yet. If you have any feedback or change 
> requests let me know.

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