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Default Map Size too small #5349

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geographika opened this Issue Nov 16, 2016 · 6 comments

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geographika commented Nov 16, 2016

Currently the maximum image size default is set to 2048 pixels. With increasingly large monitors and higher resolutions I keep hitting this limit when maximising browser windows, and getting an error message.

It is confusing to new users, and requires having to always add a MAXSIZE 4096 line to each new map file.

I'd propose increasing the default to 4096. Users concerned about increased stress on their servers are more likely to know how to change this setting, than new users getting an error.

I believe it should be a case of simply increasing the following?

#define MS_MAXIMAGESIZE_DEFAULT 2048

#define MS_MAXIMAGESIZE_DEFAULT 2048

It was last updated in 2003 - so hopefully most hardware has been updated since then..

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I agree with your logic and would be +1 on increasing the default. Let's see what other devs think.

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dmorissette commented Nov 17, 2016

I agree with your logic and would be +1 on increasing the default. Let's see what other devs think.

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+1, it's time.

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tomkralidis commented Nov 17, 2016

+1, it's time.

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+1 fully agree

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jmckenna commented Nov 17, 2016

+1 fully agree

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Thanks @geographika !

(also filed a docs ticket for this: mapserver/docs/issues/162 )

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jmckenna commented Dec 1, 2016

Thanks @geographika !

(also filed a docs ticket for this: mapserver/docs/issues/162 )

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also updated the related msautotest files.

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jmckenna commented Dec 1, 2016

also updated the related msautotest files.

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docs updated.

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jmckenna commented Dec 9, 2016

docs updated.

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