WxGUI Cartographic Composer
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(see also ) is a cartographic composer, intended to be a stand-alone hardcopy plot generator. It is not meant to be a Print button for the maps currently displayed in the map canvas, that will need it own controls.
The Cartographic Composer (so called announcement in the mailing list.) is a GUI application which allows GRASS users to prepare interactively hardcopy map outputs. The application can write a instructions file for GRASS module , and then run this module on the background to create PostScript output directly. See the
The wx.psmap is available in GRASS 6.4.2+ from the menu
File -> Cartographic Composer
The GUI currently supports the most important mapping instructions
- text labels
- Ability to load in saved instructions file. I consider this to be a low priority, deal with it after map creation is fully functional. Start with scripts saved using the GUI, after that is working expand to load any ps.map instructions file.
- instructions file
- PostScript file
- PDF file