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One option that might help with resizing labels more easily to a new scale is to change the reference scale. Once you've fit your map to the new page, using the data frame properties, general tab, go to the bottom where it has a drop-down menu called 'reference scale', and select (or any more specific scale setting). this can be a pretty quick fix for ...


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I would recommend a Map Projection Selection tool. There is a handy selection tool from Oregon State University (Map Projection Selection Tool). With this tool you can specify which distortion property is important for your map and select the specific area of interest.


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I think there are a couple of ways of looking at this question. You can see it from a pure mathematical and procedural standpoint of what factor do I multiply things by to change the size of this layout from small to large. Look at it from a cartographic standpoint. What does it mean to the layout, the look of the map, and the information you are ...


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Map units are defined by the source layer's projection. You should check your original source file, confirm that it is actually in UTM (and showing projected coordinates in metres, as in the example below) and not simply set as UTM (which can be done falsely). Add a point layer: Confirm it's in UTM (also note the displayed coordinates in the above ...


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Newspaper Map shows the newspapers for cities around the World, and even breaks them out by language:


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If you want to see the same map as on http://www.openstreetmap.org, install the Openlayers plugin and select OSM as a background layer from there. If you download the raw data, you have to style that data yourself. This is not an easy task. In many cases, the background map is the easiest solution.


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there are a few examples on this site, like the maps of Africa and USA below. Also one map here and here Also note that in the first days of digital image analysis, raster images where printed with ascii caracters (one caracter per value). This was not really "art", but it was the only way to visualise (on screen or on paper) a raster when screens and ...


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I would recommend using either Kernel Density (Spatial Analyst) or Point Density (Spatial Analyst) to represent the magnitude per unit area in raster format. Once you have the KDE, Reclassify (Spatial Analyst) the raster into useful classes. Kernel Density Calculates a magnitude per unit area from point or polyline features using a kernel function to ...


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I don't see why ASCII Art should be unsuitable for Cartography. Art subjects can range: from the most common such as people and landscapes; to the outright ridiculous like a toilet or an unmade bed (that's Modern Art for ya!). In terms of ASCII Art, maps can be drawn fairly accurately. Just depends on the resolution required and the amount of time ...


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Unfortunately the equidistant projection do not preserve the distance in all direction from all the points. If you are looking for a rigourous tessellation on a large area, I suggest that you create the Tessellation directly on the Earth surface. (This code could help, but I havn't tested. ) Then you make sure that you densify your lines, and you project ...


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I work at CartoDB! It is per month :) http://cartodb.com/terms#map_views


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I just visited the CartoDB Pricing page and I can see the ambiguous wording that has led to your question. It also says there: Do you need more information? Ask sales Since this is a question concerning the commercial offering of CartoDB I think you should click the Ask sales link on that page. I would read it as 10,000 views in total i.e. the free ...


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The legend can be particularly problematic. Sometimes you can take a screenshot of the legend block, or a snapshot from a pdf you've exported, and paste that into your new map and size it to fit. The other stuff can be handled by the suggestions already made like reference scale. If your two maps aren't too different in size and shape, you might even ...


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Take into account what Mapperz has said about scales. What I try and think about when resizing is the aspect ratio. For example, 8.5x11 to 22x34 is not an easy fix since: 22 / 8.5 = 2.59 34 / 2.59 = 13.13 =/= 11 In order to easily resize a map, it helps if the ratio is similar. What I do in this situation is increase the white space around the margins if ...


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Instead of making changes in the .mxd, export to a .pdf and page scale that up or down as necessary.


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I think that you have a wrong use of the language, what you need to do is interpolation not contouring, also you can search for geostatistics. The most common methods are TIN,IDW, natural neighbor, spline, kriging. You need to follow the next steps: Separate the points with z value. Interpolate the points from (1) to a raster Extract the z value from the ...


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Generally, 2d interpolation to make 3d data is only accepted for interval interpolation. In other words... If you have 3d data that would yield 100m contours. You can use specific 2d points in between to interpolate the 3d values in between for say 25m or 50m. I would be very hesitant to use normal elevation interpolation methods on rainfall modeling ...


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Raster images will also happen in AI if the layers you export are not shapefiles. For instance if you created a layer from selected features and then tried to export this to AI, it would open in AI as a raster image. To fix this make sure to select data, export data,and save the output feature class as a shapefile.


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MapInfo MapXtreme Java has been "replaced" by our new server offering; Spectrum Spatial Here is a link to a document describing the path forward from MapXtreme Java and Envinsa to Spectrum Spatial. Spectrum spatial is a bundling of a number of modules in the Pitney Bowes Spectrum Technology Platform, for example the Location Intelligence Module and the ...


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Just tested this and this seems to work, using your number pad try: alt + 0146 for the curly apostrophe ’ alt + 0147 for the opening curly quote “ alt + 0148 for the closing curly quote ” Alternatively, you may want to download some custom fonts that default to curly over straight. Looks like straight quotes are something window's does by default as ...


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For over-the-air media (like radio stations), it will take some data processing on your part, but you can find all of the data they collect for radio at the FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) GIS page. From here you can download geographic data for all sorts of over-the-air media-related information (see FCC licensing database extracts and FCC ...



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