How far is it?

How far is it?

I’ve been working on a cartography project with a little bit of analysis thrown in for good measure. The fun thing is the project forced me down the PyQGIS route. Luckily for you this post won’t cover that. I actually wrote a script and it ran and it did...

I’m making a Map: Location

I should write something. My last few “2020 in Review” posts aren’t working like I’d wish – so I sat down last night to make a map. A map of what? Good question. I think in my every day attempts of databases and technical wizardry I lose...

QGIS Leader Lines for Labels

So way back when…..I was working in a production map shop and I had to make a map of a Nuclear Plant. The fun part being it was all manual. So we would use a lettering machine to place the labels and legend on the enlarged photo. We would manually trace all the...

Map Competition for Georgia Students

…and from Georgia URISA: Hello Students! Announcing our “Online Map Competition” This map competition it is an opportunity for Georgia University/College students to share their best maps with others who appreciate quality cartography, innovation and finally get...

QGIS: The Label toolbar

You’re sitting in a class…..back up – You’re teaching a class and and someone goes “Hey – there’s this QGIS Label Toolbar. How do it work?”. I’m probably better at making a map than I believe. I really don’t...