[Freegis-list] map printing
neteler at itc.it
Thu Mar 18 12:12:06 CET 2004
On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 10:10:25AM +0100, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
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> Hi all.
> We came across an apparently simple problem, for wich we cannot find a
> reasonable solution.
> We have a series of raster maps (tiff and jpeg, respectively as background
> maps and ortophoto) and various vectorial layers. With ArcView, these maps
> were small and easy to print. Importing them to GRASS resulted in an enormous
> size (even the black/white tiff are taken as 8 bit), which is a problem by
Just curious: did you use 'r.out.tiff'?
Note that the default compression is none.
compression TIFF file compression
If you set this parameter (eg to deflate), you will get smaller
Then you could use 'Skencil' to draw the map:
(get the GeoObject extension, Add-Ons section).
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