Re: [OpenMap Users] Label placement

From: Don Dietrick <>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 16:09:45 -0400

Hi Andrew,

Maybe com.bbn.openmap.layer.location.Location (and BasicLocation) is
what you're looking for? It's pretty rudimentary. For more complex
label location algorithms, I'd check out Joe Mark's Cartographica:

- Don

On Aug 27, 2004, at 4:34 PM, Andrew Hnatiw wrote:

> As far as I can tell, it seems as though there's been some work done
> on having OpenMap support labels and label placement, but it doesn't
> look like any of the work has been finished.  Is there anything that
> simply acts as a wrapper around both an OMGraphic and an OMText (or a
> MIFText)?  I need to implement labels and possibly code up some label
> placement algo's  (though I hear they are fairly difficult), so any
> help or advice would be greatly appreciated.

Don Dietrick,
BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA

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