I am new to GIS and I am using QGIS 1.7.3 on Windows.
Can any one tell me how to display a map from line shapefile with these two characteristics:
- Roads are displayed with borders at the sides and intersect at crossroads
- Name label for long roads are duplicated at specified intervals
Here is the link to an image that illustrates my idea:
(The map was taken from underdark's blog)
This is the best I can achieve by drawing lines with two overlapping simple line, one slightly bigger than the other: