Re: [nbos] [FM8] Maps as Web Pages, Was A raster map of a hemisphere
Doug Jessee
Fri Mar 26th, 2010
Thanks Ed!

I haven't touched VB Script since the mid-90s.

I would be more than happy to help with HTML & CSS, if someone was
going to create the VB.

Doug

On Mar 26, 2010, at 2:01 AM, NBOS Support <support2-at-nbos.com> wrote:

>
> If you want to try to set up a 'google maps' kind of thing, there's
> actually a SaveToGraphic() function in the GoblinAPI that you could
> use to slice the map into smaller sectional images. With a script,
> it could be automated to output several resolutions. Heck, and
> generate the web pages to boot.
>
> Ed
>
>
> At 12:32 PM 3/25/2010, you wrote:
>> Yeah, I thought of that, but I do lots of updates to maps, add
>> things, change my mind on things, etc...
>>
>> Doing that by hand would be a pain. But if there was a few
>> templates I could output to, I could just output again when I
>> changed things.
>>
>> Doing it once, easy.
>>
>> Doing it several times? Not so much.
>>
>> -Doug Jessee
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 11:21 AM, Paul Keyes <<mailto:keyespj-at-gmail.com
>> >keyespj-at-gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Doug,
>>
>> Have you thought of exporting your maps as jpg's then slicing them
>> up into sections that you stitch together on a web page. You could
>> then use hyperlinks to go to zoomed in areas of the map.
>>
>> Paul
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 7:37 AM, Doug Jessee <<mailto:ldjessee-at-gmail.com
>> >ldjessee-at-gmail.com> wrote:
>> Actually, not in a couple...well make that several years. I have a
>> Mac laptop that I dual boot into xp, but I am reluctant to do so
>> (most of my apps being mac).
>>
>> Doug
>>
>>
>> On Mar 25, 2010, at 1:16 AM, "Mark Oliva" <<mailto:mark.oliva-at-steigerwaldedv.de
>> >mark.oliva-at-steigerwaldedv.de> wrote:
>>
>> From: Doug Jessee <<mailto:ldjessee-at-gmail.com>ldjessee-at-gmail.com>
>>
>>
>> <<
>> I would be fine with either ajax or pdf actually (but not flash).
>>
>> <SNIP>
>>
>> I have Acrobat Pro, so I could turn different flat files into a PDF
>> that has
>> links to other pages that are zoomed in, etc. The problem is it
>> would be
>> intensive for every update or change to the map.
>>
>>
>> That'll do it. But, as you said, maintaining it would be a lot of
>> work.
>>
>> All in all, however, it sounds like Screen Monkey from NBOS might
>> be just
>> what you're seeking. Only the game master needs the full version.
>> Your
>> players can use the free lite version. Have you taken a look at it?
>>
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