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Using the Line Styles panel users can configure how lines of a given type will be displayed in Global Mapper.
The line style, width, color, and label font can be modified on a type-by-type basis. In addition, the Show
Labels for Lines of This Type option allows users to turn line labels off on a type-by-type basis.
The Display Roads As Fat Lines When Zoomed In option allows users to turn on/off the "fattening" of road
lines when zoom in tight on them.
Global Mapper's Line Types are listed in the Global Mapper Line Types table. Drawing Styles are listed in the
Global Mapper Drawing Styles table.
Global Mapper recognizes four field attributes as containing information for the display appearence of a Line
Type. They are:
The "LINE_STYLE=" field attribute can be set to any one of the 60 Drawing Styles shown in the Global
Mapper Drawing Styles table.
Upper line shows line types normal appearance. Lower line shows how line type appears when "Display
Roads As Fat Lines When Zoomed In" option is checked and display is zoomed in.
Global Mapper's View --> Background Color... color designation influences which lines can be seen. Any line
whose color is the same as the Global Mapper Backgrond Color will not be seen. Example, for a white
Background Color (RGB 255,255,255), the Processing/Closure Line will not be visible.
Global Mapper Built-In Line Types
Alley or Driveway
Global Mapper User's Manual
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