[Cartoweb-users] virtuale scale and real scale

Oliver Christen oliver.christen at camptocamp.com
Fri Sep 14 04:22:47 EDT 2007

what program do you use to print the image ?

> Hi Oliver,
> I've pointed that when
> I put the scale to 1000 (or 1/1000), in the map 1 mm is egual to 1 meter,
> well, if I print the map and I try to measure it by using a real line I 
> see
> that the map is stretched.
> I don't know if it is only my experence. Please, try to print a Map after
> setting the scale to a normalized value as for example 1/1000, now on your
> paper try to measure a distance by using a line: the number of n 
> millimeters
> should correspond to n meters, but the line will measure a different 
> number
> of millimeters
> Bye

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