publishing a map

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Martin von Wyss

08 Nov, 2011 03:04 AM

Can I publish a map at multiple resolutions? For example, would a JPEG 2000 file format fit the bill (though I don't think my GIS can handle one!).

The problem is that my maps frequently have insets. So my choices are to upload the insets as separate maps; leave them in the 'wrong' place (as I've done with my "Tasmania Wine & Gastronomy Map"; or put them into the right place and increase the resolution so that users can zoom in, as is only appropriate!

What do you suggest? What have other publishers done?

And is there a place on your site where there are FAQs and how-tos for us map publishers?

Thanks. Keep up the great work.
MvW

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Li Xia on 08 Nov, 2011 10:20 AM

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    You should publish the main map & inserts as different maps, then make them into a "series". A series is simple a bundle of maps.

    Example

    We don't have a FAQ.

    We only accept the GeoTiff format. All you need to do is let us know you've got maps ready to publish. We will send you a spread sheet with all the meta data required for publishing filled in. Then send us the map files & the spreadsheet digitally. We will then get them published on your behalf.

  2. Li Xia closed this discussion on 08 Nov, 2011 10:20 AM.

  3. Martin von Wyss re-opened this discussion on 08 Nov, 2011 10:32 AM

  4. 2 Posted by Martin von Wyss on 08 Nov, 2011 10:32 AM

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    Thanks, Tom, for the succinct yet thorough answer!

    Martin von Wyss, GISP
    vW Maps
    0424 127 492
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    Richmond, VIC 3121
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    Publisher of Australian Wine Maps
    http://www.australianwinemaps.com

  5. Li Xia closed this discussion on 11 Nov, 2011 03:24 AM.

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