[maplab-users] preview of map blank in mapedit

ajk Amy.Keyworth at ncmail.net
Fri Jun 22 12:57:21 EDT 2007

Jeff McKenna wrote:
> "I assume you have read the note on the MS4W downloads page regarding 
> MapLab ("MS4W 1.x is recommended for MapLab, because of possible 
> problems with PHP5 in MS4W 2.x.")."
> Yes, we found that about the MS4W version
> "What is not written is that MapLab is an inactive project (development, 
> bug fixes, or contributions have not occurred in many years), so it is 
> no longer recommended for mapfile management.  You should probably try 
> new software like Quantum GIS (which has a mapfile export utility) or 
> MapStorer (which uses MySQL in the backend)."
> We'll try QGIS next.  Thanks
> Amy Keyworth wrote:
>> I'm new to the MapServer/Maplab world, and have spent several days 
>> struggling to get a map to work.  We've ironed out several problems 
>> largely dealing with pathnames, and no longer get errors when I push the 
>> "Preview Map" button in MapEdit.  I get a page with a box listing the 
>> layers in my map (only 2 so far), a blank space for the map, several 
>> zoom tools, and a box for a reference map.  I cannot get the layers to 
>> display.  I can't even get both radio buttons to stay on 
>> simultaneously.  Without an error message I don't know where to start 
>> looking for a solution to this problem.  Any help is appreciated.
>> Amy
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> Jeff McKenna
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