[Mapserver-users] How does one create .map files?

Norbert Thieme norbert.thieme at ilmenau.baw.de
Thu May 27 08:30:09 EDT 2004

Namnath, Sharyn schrieb:
> Ok, I am so green at this I practically qualify as plant life... I got 
> through a few good tutorials and didn't die.. but now I am going to try 
> to use my own (well, ok, ESRI's) shapefiles and data.  But how does one 
> go about creating .map files?  By hand?  Is there a utility?   Also, I 
> just got some NIMA files which is part of the actual data that I'll be 
> using.   There are also ADRG, CADRG, CIB, & DTED files that I will have 
> to contend with.  Are there utilities out there for an easy conversion 
> to shapefiles?  I will be receiving 3.5 Terabytes worth of data.  I 
> would hate to have to create each .map file by hand...
> Thanks in advance for any help anyone can offer.
> - sharyn


I haven't looked at all the tools on the utilities page but there could 
be a helpful thing. Have a look at:



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