[Qgis-developer] Re: New labels and composer timeline

John C. Tull jctull at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 12:42:56 EST 2009

Hi Marco,

Thanks for the update. I'll work on an alternative approach for now, but keep my eye on the composer commits and test as they are applied to trunk. Keep up the great work!


On Dec 9, 2009, at 12:32 AM, Marco Hugentobler wrote:

> Hi John
> We are working on making the new symbology printer friendly right now.
> Labels will come next I guess. But if you need a solution real soon, it's 
> probably saver to use something else in the short term.
> Regards,
> Marco
> Am Mittwoch, 9. Dezember 2009 01.11:42 schrieb John C. Tull:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I was wondering if there is a timeline for getting the new labeling engine
>> in the map composer. It is great to be able to improve labels in the
>> canvas, but not being able to visualize and print them in a fully
>> developed map from the composer is unfortunate.
>> I ask because I have some current projects with a near-term deadline. I
>> will need to switch to something else for my map output if there is no
>> expectation to deliver this anytime soon.
>> Thanks,
>> John
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