I'm building maps by pasting Thunderforest outdoors map squares into PowerPoint. Trouble is, lines appear between the squares even when I allow a bit of overlap. Any and all solutions gratefully received.

asked 22 Aug '16, 11:30

simonwater's gravatar image

simonwater
11112
accept rate: 0%

edited 22 Aug '16, 12:27

scai's gravatar image

scai ♦
32.0k20291443


I'd suggest that you browse to the area you want, take a screenshot of that (with a fullscreen browser), and edit that so that it shows the area you want (and the OSM attribution!) and include that larger picture in the powerpoint.

Depending on the projector resolution that might be plenty good enough; if not see some of the options here.

permanent link

answered 22 Aug '16, 11:37

SomeoneElse's gravatar image

SomeoneElse ♦
33.2k65344785
accept rate: 16%

Many thanks for the swift reply! A very helpful solution. I guess that the area to browse is that found in the Demo view at http://www.thunderforest.com/maps/outdoors/, expanded as necessary? By the way, the reason I'm using PowerPoint is that it provides a canvas on which to add routes, symbols and the like; the aim is to print rather than project the result.

Thanks!

(22 Aug '16, 12:18) simonwater
1

If you want to create a personal map using OSM data as a background you might find http://umap.openstreetmap.fr/en/ useful.

(22 Aug '16, 12:22) SomeoneElse ♦

Many thanks for this.

(24 Aug '16, 10:14) simonwater
Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×246
×1

question asked: 22 Aug '16, 11:30

question was seen: 1,284 times

last updated: 24 Aug '16, 10:15

powered by OSQA