[Merkaartor] OziExplorer .map + jpeg as a layer?

Chris Browet cbro at semperpax.com
Sat Feb 21 13:04:58 GMT 2009

Ok, then I don't understand what you're asking for...

Support for OziExplorer native file format?

On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 1:17 PM, Robert Joop <
6765407352758mkt at rainbow.in-berlin.de> wrote:

> On 09-02-21 01:11:04 CET, Chris Browet wrote:
> > If you mean georeferenced images (like Geotiff), yes, there are plans to
> > support them via the gdal library.
> i see geotiffs as background for merkaartor already, by use of a mapserver.
> the URI in the settings simply points to localhost.
> this setup has the additional benefit that i can display the maps in an
> openlayers slippy map as well, and in a merkaartor on another computer
> without having to copy the maps.
> due to mapserver's features, you can even see maps of different scales
> when you zoom in/out in merkaartor.
> too bad we're not allowed to draw from them, but they are very handy
> for comparison.
> > If the format you are speaking about is supoorted by GDAL, then it will
> be
> > easily done once global support will be impleented.
> i used gdal to create the geotiffs. :-)
> rj
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