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[mkgmap-dev] Order of rendering areas?

From Andrew McCarthy me at andrewmccarthy.ie on Fri Dec 4 14:52:55 GMT 2009

On Fri, Dec 04, 2009 at 02:00:40PM +0100, Felix Hartmann wrote:
> On 04.12.2009 13:58, Andrew McCarthy wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > This is a cosmetic issue, really, so not urgent.
> >
> > I have a large area marked amenity=university and within that, some
> > buildings, fields, a lake, etc. However, only the university area shows
> > up as it seems to be rendered last; the buildings etc flicker briefly
> > into view while scrolling around, but are hidden when the rendering
> > stops.
> >
> > Does anyone know if it's possible to specify the order things are
> > rendered in? I tried moving the amenity=university way to be the first
> > way in the xml file, but it made no difference. Or is this just the way
> > the etrex behaves?
> >
> >    
> Polygons can be defined via additional .TYP-file - otherwise there is 
> probably a certain default behaviour depending on the type. Pois and 
> Lines are random (lines order is opposite between etrex and Mapsource).

Thanks for that. I'll try a custom .TYP and see what happens.



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