[Talk-GB] StyleSheet for Outdoors Rendering

Graham Jones grahamjones139 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 3 17:08:57 UTC 2017

One more thing.  Does anyone have a way of generating a map key from a
carto style?  Otherwise I might have to write something.



On 2 Apr 2017 17:21, "Graham Jones" <grahamjones139 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you all for your suggestions.
> It is all coming back to me slowly now....
> I decided to have a go at a large scale monochrome outdoor map.  Two
> reasons for this:
>    1. I want to use it as a background to show the route of a race, so I
>    can show the route as a coloured overlay and it will show up nicely.
>    2. I am colourblind and struggle if he difference between features is
>    colour, so I want the difference to be line weight or pattern instead - I
>    can imagine using this for a printed outdoor map for me to use.
> Have based it on Greg's work (because it is easier to start out simple so
> I understand what I am doing, and he has got the OS projection working
> nicely), adding in features as I realise I need them, plagiarising Andy's
> code when necessary (I will update the credits in the README)
> It is stored here if anyone is interested:
> https://github.com/jones139/gb-leisure-carto   (mine are the style files
> with the '-mono' suffix - it is now so different to Greg's that I should
> maybe change its name, unless Greg would like a mono map too?)
> you can see what it looks like here:
> https://github.com/jones139/gb-leisure-carto/blob/master/
> gb-leisure-mono.png
> (this gives a scale of about 1:12500 when printed on A4.
> The style currently does the area I was interested in ok (although I am
> minded to make walls and hedges use a pattern rather than a simple line),
> but I am sure there are important features missing when I look at a
> different area, so it is a long way of finished.
> Thanks again for your help.
> Graham.
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