[Ottawa_users] Map Labelling

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca
Tue Jun 19 13:41:57 EDT 2007

I know we've been looking at the MapText stuff for years and drooling...

Note: MapServer now has spline text (labels follow features), I believe 
through a hack in the GD code.


Sampson, David wrote:
> Hey Folks,
> I'm looking for open source tools that can label maps dynamically.
> Examples of proprietary tools would be label EZ by Map Plex 
> (_http://www.maptext.com/_)
> 1. the labels should have conflict detection to eliminate or minimize 
> over laps.
> 2. The labels need to follow features like rivers, road or contour lines
> Any sugestions?
> The only thing I found was this one:
> _http://www.ads.tuwien.ac.at/research/labeling/_
> Cheers

Jeff McKenna
DM Solutions Group Inc.

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