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mapnik-render – Mapnik Maps on the Command-Line


mapnik-render [options]


mapnik-render is a third-party program that allows you to easily gener‐
ate 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

· Using mapnik-render is an easy way to test and develop your xml map‐
files before launching on a server.

· mapnik-render should automatically open the rendered map once com‐


-h, –help
produce usage message

-V, –version
print version string

-v, –verbose
verbose output

–open automatically open the file after rendering (os x only)

–xml file
xml map to read

–img file
image to render

–scale-factor number
scale factor for rendering

make map parameters available as render-time variables

10 July 2015 mapnik-render