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mapnik-render - Mapnik Maps on the Command-Line




mapnik-render is a third-party program that allows you to easily generate mapnik graphics from Mapnik xml or Cascadenik mml.

No python coding is required, only a working Mapnik installation and an XML mapfile.
mapnik-render has a variety of options that make it a useful mapfile debugger.
Using mapnik-render is an easy way to test and develop your xml mapfiles before launching on a server.
mapnik-render should automatically open the rendered map once completed.


produce usage message
print version string
verbose output
automatically open the file after rendering (os x only)
xml map to read
image to render
scale factor for rendering
make map parameters available as render-time variables
10 July 2015