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We are pleased to announce a new Ortelius update is now available.
Ortelius 1.1.2 offers greater flexibility and ease of use. Labels now support rotation, text can be edited within a group without ungrouping, styles and symbols can be dragged directly onto your map canvas, and tons of other great enhancements and bug fixes are included. See the full list of changes. Read more »
11.02.08 Indianapolis, Indiana – Today Mapdiva released Artboard 1.0, vector drawing software for Mac OS X. Design logos, posters, floor plans, technical drawings, fun fashions, Web graphics, and more. Use pre-designed templates to create fliers, invitations, signs, and business cards. Artboard is drawing software for everyone. Available exclusively on the Mac App Store. Read more »
Mapdiva is pleased to present the “Geography on the Mac” session at the 2011 Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on April 12-16.
Geography on the Mac is becoming an increasingly viable option in the geography curriculum as technologies continue to change and evolve. Read more »
10.07.10 Mapdiva co-founder Jill Saligoe-Simmel will join mapmakers, map users, map librarians, and map enthusiasts in St. Petersburg, Florida this October to talk about the thing we all love – maps! Jill will demonstrate Ortelius’ map symbol creation and sharing tools at Practical Cartography Day on October 13th. The North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS), founded in 1980, is Read more »
In her recently released cartography textbook, Principles of Map Design (2010), Dr. Judith A Tyner provides a balanced discussion of the considerations regarding cartography software selection. Given that the needs of every user are unique, this is a valuable contribution for those considering which tools to use. As relatively new cartography software, we’re also thrilled to see Ortelius included in the review. Here is an excerpt from the book: Read more »