[Therion] Point scaling.

Philip Schuchardt ohc at vt.edu
Tue May 2 16:01:05 CEST 2006


u: = 5pt really helps! It doesnt seem to effect the line water-flow arrow 
heads.  As there anyway to scale them down with a simple metapost line?

Thank you for all your hard work! :)
Philip Schuchardt 

On Tuesday 02 May 2006 4:33 am, Martin Budaj wrote:
> On 5/1/06, Philip Schuchardt <ohc at vt.edu> wrote:
> > I am drawing a large map and had to in increase the scale from 1:200 to
> > 1:600.
> > Therion seems to scale walls and lines really well but the point symbols
> > stay
> > the same size for any scale.
>
> No, points symbols are scaled, although not linear. In the 1:600 scale they
> are exactly half the size of symbols in 1:200 scale.
>
>  Is there anyway to scale the  point symbols,
>
> > other then typing -scale tiny |small | normal | large | huge for each
> > point
> > symbol?
>
> If you'd like to have more control, you may use
>
> 1) base-scale command in layout (see thbook)
> 2) directly change the size of symbols using following code in layout
> (undocumented and not recommended)
>
> code metapost
>   u:=5pt;     %%% or any other value
>
> Both commands change the apperance of line symbols as well. Map symbols
> were not yet optimized for different scales (we mostly use 1:200 and 1:2000
> / 1:5000 without symbols). Suggestions are welcome.
>
> Martin



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