[Qgis-developer] Mapserver Exporter Bug?
Mauricio de Paulo
mauricio.dev at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 09:50:59 EDT 2008
Have you tried the fixes i sent a few weeks ago?
Maurício de Paulo
On Monday 09 June 2008 08:30:36 SiGSMEM wrote:
> I had the same error as John and Mauricio on MacOSX Leopard.
> Removing mapserverexport v.0.2 installed by the plugins explorer in
> "$HOME/.qgis/python/plugins/mapserver_export directory" works for me. Thank
> At least, it works for me now, which was not the case until then with
> previous version of Qgis and all the other mapserverexport plugins found
> (from 0.1 to 0.2 and all the fixes in between).
> It is a very useful tool, far more convenient than cartoweb or mapserver
> which I can't make to run properly anyway (problems with configuration
> files) or writing the mapfile by hand.
> Then I encountered another trouble, now with localization.
> I use QGIS in french, and mapserver_export crash whenever I choose a unit
> with an accentuated character in the dialog box:
> In french, cchoices for units are: "dd", "pied", "mètres", "miles",
> "pouces", "kilomètres".
> The mapserver export plug-in works with "dd", "pied", "miles", "pouces".
> Unfortunately, I use the metric system (anyone ?).
> So trying with "mètres" or "kilomètres" produces an error.
> So, how can I make it use the unicode char that I need (8 bits ?) ?
> How can I change these strings so to have "metres" instead of "mètres" ?
> Here is the error:
>erver_export/mapserverexport.py", line 91, in run
>erver_export/ms_export.py", line 64, in setOptions
> print units, image, mapname, width, height, template, header, footer
> UnicodeEncodeError: 'ascii' codec can't encode character u'\xe8' in
> position 1: ordinal not in range(128)
> - Laurent BELLEMARE -
> MacOS 10.5.3
> QGis 0.10.0
> python 2.5.2
> GRASS 6.3 (kyngchaos build)
> mapserver 5.0.2
> gsherman wrote:
> > You should be using the latest mapserver exporter that is included in
> > QGIS, not the plugin from the repository. Most of the problems you
> > have encountered have been fixed in the latest version. Delete the
> > $HOME/.qgis/python/plugins/mapserver_export directory and test again.
> > To avoid further confusion, I have removed the mapserver_exporter
> > plugin from the respository. I will soon be releasing a standalone
> > version of the exporter, complete with map preview and other features.
> > It contains a number of fixes and enhancements over the current version.
> > -gary
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