[Chameleon] Scales and printing

Bart van den Eijnden (OSGIS) bartvde at osgis.nl
Sat Sep 30 04:31:23 EDT 2006

Hi Tyler,

we had the same problem a year back, I think I just changed RESOLUTION 
to something like 96 instead of the default of 72 in the client MAP file.

Best regards,

Tyler Mitchell schreef:
> Hi Jacob,
> Thanks for the note.  We are trying to find the best way to print the
> image without the scale changing.  If we print one that was 1:10,000
> on-screen, when we measure it on paper it is 1:7,500.  Is it just me?
> Tyler
> Delfos, Jacob wrote:
>> Hi Tyler,
>> I had a look at your site, but I'm not sure if I see the problem. The
>> image I received from the print-production had the exact same size and
>> extent. The scalebar was off by 1%, by this problem disappeared when I
>> changed extent, so it must be rounding. The print production does not
>> change the mapfile resolution anywhere, as far as I can tell.
>> Under what circumstances are the scales not equal?
>> Regards,
>> Jacob
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: chameleon-bounces at lists.maptools.org 
>>> [mailto:chameleon-bounces at lists.maptools.org] On Behalf Of 
>>> Tyler Mitchell
>>> Sent: 26 September 2006 02:52
>>> To: chameleon at lists.maptools.org
>>> Subject: [Chameleon] Scales and printing
>>> Hi all,
>>> I'm using chameleon 2.2 on this site:
>>> http://maps.timberline.ca/okifpa
>>> and am quite happy with it from a functionality stand point.
>>> My only problem at present is with scales - I have set my output image
>>> size from printproduction to be equal to the map image size in the
>>> application.  But the resulting scales between the onscreen map and
>>> printproduction output are not equal.
>>> I suspect that either I need to be using slightly different image size
>>> or there is some mismatched between image resolution.
>>> Any ideas?
>>> Tyler
>>> p.s. I couldn't find any discussion about this in the archives, but
>>> please point me to it if you know of any
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Bart van den Eijnden
OSGIS, Open Source GIS

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