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We want to be able to Print maps.
This will require access to the same view as the user is seeing, so will require using their Authentication & saving all their settings (Viewport/Active Layers/Filter Status) & passing to WebKit.
e.g. via PhantomJS:
Currently we use Java:
- MapFish Printing Module
- Reasons why Java was chosen: http://trac.mapfish.org/trac/mapfish/wiki/Proposals/PrintModuleSpec
- GeoExplorer notes on this: http://projects.opengeo.org/geoext/wiki/Printing
- We'd like to be able to print to an Image not just a PDF:
3 potential Python libraries:
PDF export of data attributes is a representation added to the RESTlike controller.
Printing the current view would be the same as printing a WebMapContext.