Re: [nbos] [FM] Preview of FM8 raster effects
NBOS Support
Mon Feb 19th, 2007
At 01:33 PM 2/17/2007, you wrote:
>I'm still amazed at the wide range of abilities FM7 has together with an

Thats the goal! :-)

><<Two options would be to 1) edit the mountain symbols you want to use, and
>assign a scale to them - say, 10 miles or whatever you want. Then you can
>use PlaceSubmapAtScale() and FM will properly size them on your map>>
>Will this ability be available for bitmap symbols in FM8?

Yes. bitmap/png symbols will be able to have a corresponding .xml file
that defines the symbol's size in actual measurement units - either actual
size, or size per pixel in the image. A default .xml file for an entire
directory full of symbols will also be possible.

Ed

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