[mapguide-users] FW: Problems while labeling polylines

Maksim Sestic max at geoinova.com
Mon Dec 31 03:57:15 EST 2007

Hi Trajan,

I'm using MGE 2008 and I couldn't get proper endcaps using single road layer
with composite linestyle. Please see attached example. I guess MGOS stitches
them right?

Maksim Sestic

Traian Stanev wrote:
> For your item 3:
> ============
> 3) To get it looking GoogleMaps-alike, you'll have to use at least two
> separate layers: one for borders, the other (one pixel narrower, above it)
> for continuous fill. In my case, both of them are stored in base layer
> group.
> =============
> You do not need to use separate layers to achieve this style. You can use
> a composite line style, consisting of two thick lines (one 2 pixels
> thicker than the other) to achieve the same effect. MapGuide has code to
> detect this situation and automatically render so that the result looks
> the same as what you have on the picture. 

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