[postgis-users] Flow Diagram Graphics

David Fawcett david.fawcett at gmail.com
Thu Aug 21 21:16:56 PDT 2008


One possible solution would be to use MapServer to render your data
and OpenLayers as the client-side pan/zoom interface.

It is really a server type of implementation, but you could easily set
it up on a local machine for just local access.


MapServer:  http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu
OpenLayers:  http://www.openlayers.org

Here are a few examples of OpenLayers with 'non-map' data:

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 10:45 AM, Bob Pawley <rjpawley at shaw.ca> wrote:
> As some of you may know, I am working with Postgis to create a flow diagram.
> So far, considering the challenges and my learning ability, I have been
> making good progress.
> I have been using QuantumGIS as a graphical tool. However I now think it is
> time to seek a graphic display that is more suitable for my purpose.
> Ideally, I would want the display area to be full screen, limited pan and
> zoom and be able to lock the needed Postgis table(s) to the display.
> I have looked at developing SVG for this purpose, but it looks rather
> intimidating for my level of competance.
> Would anyone have an idea for a solution that they may wish to share??
> Bob
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