[ka-Map-users] Label collision between layers

Kevin Okamoto kevino at migcom.com
Thu May 10 12:25:00 EDT 2007

That's not a bad idea; however, I think having a separate label layer 
go over well with our clients. Disassociating the labels with their features
might be more confusing and inconvenient.

Thanks for the suggestion anyway.


Matthew Perry wrote:
> On 5/7/07, Kevin Okamoto <kevino at migcom.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Is there a way to handle "label collision" between Ka-Map layers? In
>> other words, is it possible to
>> render two separate map layers so that there labels don't overlap when
>> they are overlayed on top
>> of each other.
>>  I know that  Mapserver is able to manage "label collision" if the
>> layers are rendered as part of the
>> same image/tile; however I haven't found anything that would manage
>> labels between two separate
>> map images/tiles.
> One technique you might consider is to create a separate group to
> render only the labels. You wouldn't be able to toggle each layer's
> labels individually but at least the features can be toggled and their
> labels will not conflict.

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