Re: [nbos] [AS] Background Map
NBOS Support
Tue Mar 24th, 2009

Try using 'File - Place' from the menu to place the bitmap on the map as a
symbol, rather than assigning it as a 'background' map. That will let you
position/scale it, as well as assign it to a layer to
show/hide. 'Background maps' done the other way (in the Map Setup window)
arent on a layer.

Ed


At 08:09 AM 3/23/2009, you wrote:
>I've just started producing a map for a military history which requires me
>to trace over a scanned Ordnance Survey map and then delete the scanned map.
>I've gone abut this by producing a .bmp of the scanned map, placing a copy
>as a background image in FM8 on a layer I have named "Bitmap", then
>commencing the tracing of contours on the "Geographic" later.
>
>I would like to hide the Bitmap, so I can see how my traced elements look on
>their own. I've tried hiding the "Bitmap" layer but the bitmap remains in
>place and visible. I guess I must have done something wrong either by making
>the bitmap a background or in the way I have used the layers. Can anyone
>advise me on this, please?
>
>Cheers,
>
>Mike
>www.cartography-services.co.uk
>
>
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