Graphic element (Northarrow)

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The Northarrow element allows you to add north arrow to the map. To add a north arrow, [left-click] on the element and drag it onto the white page.

Northarrow example.png

You can also change the properties of the arrow element in the settings window.



Northarrow - Attributes

Northarrow element settings
Position [mm] Specification of the position of element on the page.
Left Horizontal distance from the top-left corner.
Top Vertical distance from the top-left corner.
Width x Height [mm] Size of the north arrow.
Border [mm] Settings regarding the north arrow border.
Show border Is the border of the north arrow visible? (Yes/No)
Dash array Constructs a dashed border line. The dash parameter are separated by spaces (for example 5 10 15).
Dash offset Distance between the dashes.
Fill Does the north arrow have a fill color? (Yes/No)
Linewidth Width of the frame line. (Default: 0.4)
Left The left distance from the arrow frame to the arrow itself. (Default: 0)
Top The top distance from the arrow frame to the arrow itself. (Default: 0)
Right The right distance from the arrow frame to the arrow itself (Default: 0)
Bottom The bottom distance from the arrow frame to the arrow itself. (Default: 0)
Fill-Color Fill color of the arrow. (Default: white)
Color Color of the broder line. (Default: black)
Northarrow-Settings Optional: Placeholder for the image source of the arrow
Syntax: CUSTOM.PLACEHOLDERNAME 



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Changing the graphic of the north arrow

In case you want select your own north arrow graphic, you can accomplish this by defining a placeholder in the Image-Settings text box (Syntax: CUSTOM.PLACEHOLDERNAME). The principle is exactly the same as the graphic element example: Graphic



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