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 wx.psmap) is a GUI application which allows GRASS users to prepare interactively hardcopy map outputs. The application can write a instructions file for GRASS module announcement in the mailing list., and then run this module on the background to create PostScript output directly. See the
The Cartographic Composer is available in GRASS 6.4.2+ from the menu
File -> Cartographic Composer
or from the toolbar
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
Map Output Examples
Examples were created within A. Kratochvilova's bachelor thesis