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    Tutorial Drawing City-Block Style Maps (Ortelius Tutorial)


    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…

    Jill Saligoe-Simmel

    Ortelius™ – Map Illustration Software

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    Perfect for modern mapping, nice stuff.
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    cool stuff! I'll be trying this out soon

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