Good questioning. 
My solution is that I use Qgis with PDF output to produce the ilustration part 
of the map and them make the final product with all the legend and titles with 
Scribus.
 
Pablo Torres CarreiraINCRA/Araraquara - Brazil.
> Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 20:17:18 +0200> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: 
> grass-user@lists.osgeo.org> Subject: [GRASS-user] ps.map dilemma> > Hi all,> 
> > > I come here with a question/dilemma...> > Why ps.map lacks so much user 
> support?> > A lot of people know about GRASS all over the world, but nearly 
> nobody> use it, since nearly any software in the world is less difficult to> 
> produce maps.> > GRASS is a wonderful tool for analysis, but it fails to 
> produce the> ultimate result: a map.> > Even GMT is widely used, because a 
> lot of people SHARE the scripts,> and there is the "GMT cookbook" on the 
> official website.> > But for GRASS everybody can see some good examples 
> here:> > http://grass.itc.it/screenshots/cartography.php> > But nearly nobody 
> share the scripts to make these wonderful maps...> and you know, a lot of 
> people will never "lose" their time trying to> figure out how ps.map works 
> just using the man page.> > Ps.map also needs a "cookbook" in the future.> > 
> And at: http://grass.osgeo.org/wiki/Ps.map_scripts> > Ok, we have finally a 
> few scripts, but poorly documented.> > I use GRASS since 2001, it is nearly a 
> complete solution for GIS (in> my opinion), but ps.map was always the weak 
> point (in my opinion> too)... normally I need to export all my region/data 
> to> GMT/ArcView/Surfer to make the final map.> > For example, my latest work 
> was two pages for an atlas for National> Geographic Brasil/Brazil, with a 
> work that I started developing with> GRASS since 2001... but guess if GRASS 
> was used for the final map?> > This is a shame for me. :-(> > I am aware of 
> g-ps.map (the alternate GUI for ps.map), but will take> sometime until it 
> became truth.> > So... If there someone who wants to share his knowlegde, I 
> can at> least help to compile and document the material to prepare a real> 
> "ps.map cookbook" on the GRASS-Wiki.> > Who will join me, and share some 
> material?> > Best regards,> Christian> > --> Christian dos Santos Ferreira> 
> Oceanographer> Coordinator of Poseidon Linux> QGIS translator (EN to 
> Brazilian Portuguese)> GRASS user since 2001 and "philosopher" for features 
> ;-)> _______________________________________________> grass-user mailing 
> list> grass-user@lists.osgeo.org> 
> http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/grass-user
_________________________________________________________________
Receba GRÁTIS as mensagens do Messenger no seu celular quando você estiver 
offline. Conheça  o MSN Mobile!
http://mobile.live.com/signup/signup2.aspx?lc=pt-br
_______________________________________________
grass-user mailing list
grass-user@lists.osgeo.org
http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/grass-user

Reply via email to