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drjill
07-13-2010, 02:22 PM
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City-block style maps (sometimes referred to as "European-style") are characterized by their use of negative space. Shapes – in the form of city blocks – define the positive space, whereas the road areas are negative space. While Ortelius excels at designing modern style road maps, with connectable tracks and built-in symbols, it also has great tools for creating city-block style maps. Here's how… (http://www.mapdiva.com/2010/07/drawing-city-block-style-maps/)

Ascension
07-13-2010, 04:39 PM
Perfect for modern mapping, nice stuff.

Rythal
07-13-2010, 04:58 PM
cool stuff! I'll be trying this out soon