[ka-Map-users] Turning off the scalebar

Paul Spencer pspencer at dmsolutions.ca
Fri Jan 20 15:41:53 EST 2006

David, ka-map doesn't use mapserver's scalebar.  You could try hiding  
the div that the scalebar is in.  Note that the app that ka-map comes  
with is more in the way of a sample interface that one you should  
really be relying on :)



On 20-Jan-06, at 2:12 PM, David Badke wrote:

> In some of the maps I need to display, "scale" is meaningless to  
> the viewer, so the displayed scalebar is not needed and is actually  
> confusing. Using the CVS version of ka-Map, I want to turn the  
> display of the scalebar off (actually the whole scalebar box),  
> while keeping the legend visible. I tried setting the SCALEBAR  
> status to OFF in the .map file, but that didn't work; as far as I  
> can tell, the whole SCALEBAR section is ignored. I know I can  
> modify the ka-Map code to remove the scalebar, but I would really  
> rather not do that. A brief look through the code suggests that the  
> whole "reference" section is meant to act as a group, with the only  
> control of its visibility being through the toggle button.
> What I really want is for ka-Map to follow the SCALEBAR status  
> setting in the .map file, or at least be able to turn the scalebar  
> off for individual maps with a setting in the $aszMapFiles array.  
> For the moment it is not a big issue, but I think ka-Map should  
> have the ability to generate the scalebar or not, on a per-map  
> basis. Same for the legend, independent of the scalebar (ie: be  
> able to show both, either, or neither).
> If I get time, I may have a go at adding this functionality myself,  
> but for the moment, consider this a suggestion for the suggestion box!
> David
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