SHP to AI to SWF
Posted 06 December 2006 - 02:23 PM
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It requires a basemap image as a JPEG, which I've exported from ArcView at 89dpi to get an image of 700x509 pixels. (Texas, filled gray, no border)
I am then trying to load county/state boundaries as an SWF file in order to preserve that layer as a vector. In order to get the layer to SWF, I have to export from ArcGIS to AI. When I load it in AI, it is actually a different size "on screen", regardless of what resolution I choose to export at. Note that I am viewing in AI at 100%.
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So, as you can see, it does not overlay exactly over the JPEG image. It doesn't seem to be a "display" problem with WorldKit, since I've set the extent and pixel size of the SWF layer to exactly the same as the JPEG basemap layer.
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Has anyone encountered this problem before? Do I need to give more explanation?
Posted 06 December 2006 - 02:52 PM
Posted 06 December 2006 - 03:02 PM
Looking at your screenshots it looks like you are exporting your maps from data view. I would export from layout view and set the document size to the exact size you want the map. I think this might fix your problem.
A very very astute eye! Thanks, that was it. Gets me every time.
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