[ka-Map-users] MapFile and Ka-Map scale

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca
Wed Nov 7 08:16:09 EST 2007

You should be setting your UNITS to DD with a latlong projection.

And your projection block should just contain:



Andre Schoonbee wrote:
> I am trying to figure out how the scale / zoom level works.
> My mapfile is set to UNITS   METERS.
> My projection looks like this:
>         "init=epsg:4326"
>         'proj=longlat'
>         'ellps=WGS84'
>         'datum=WGS84'
>         'no_defs'
>  END  
> On a scale of 1:2500 I get a small dot about half a centimeter that
> resembles all the roads in the country. The last time I looked we were
> bigger than that...
> In 1:50 I can se the entire country (maximized) on my screen. 
> My screen resolution 1680x1050
> I am running Windows, latest MS4W and ka-map 1.0
> Regards
> Andre

Jeff McKenna
DM Solutions Group Inc.

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