Symbol

Symbol

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The Button “Symbol” allows you to view, edit, delete and create new symbols in Adaptive.

These are used in theme to set symbology.

Symbol must be established in accordance with the specification of Mapserver. See http://mapserver.org/mapfile/symbol.html for details on symbols.

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Name Description
ID Unique ID of the symbol.
Name Name of symbol.
Description Description of the symbol.

You can also create new symbols by pressing the add-btn.add-symbol

Name Description
Point text Description of the symbol point. Note that if this is not completed, the symbol will not be available at one point theme.
Line text Line text description of the icon line. Note that if this is not completed, the symbol will not be available in one line theme.
Polygon text Description symbol polygon. Note that if this is not completed, the symbol will not be available on a polygon theme.
Name Symbol Name in Mapserver.
Anchorpoint See http://mapserver.org/mapfile/symbol.html
Points See http://mapserver.org/mapfile/symbol.html
Type See http://mapserver.org/mapfile/symbol.html
Font See http://mapserver.org/mapfile/symbol.html
Antialias See http://mapserver.org/mapfile/symbol.html
Character See http://mapserver.org/mapfile/symbol.html
Filled See http://mapserver.org/mapfile/symbol.html
Transparent See http://mapserver.org/mapfile/symbol.html
Server path Path to Image. Photo uploaded by using the button “Upload image”
Symbol Displays image

Symbol must be established in accordance with the specification of Mapserver. See http://mapserver.org/mapfile/symbol.html for details on symbols possible properties.

There are two main groups of symbol types used in Adaptive

  • Symbol based on picture (gif)
  • Symbol based on Mapserver syntax:

Example, symbol based on the image:

edit-symbol

Example, symbol based on the image:
add-image-symbol

Note! Before deleting existing symbols, be sure they are not in use in some themes!

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