The following is a look into using REGEX and LIKE in the MAPublisher Expression Builder.
Expression Builder is a key component of the GIS tools that make MAPublisher a powerful cartographic solution. It can be accessed in the following panels:
Here's a question we receive at Avenza support quite often: I've located and imported a GIS layer of road lines with attributes for the city I'm mapping. How can I turn this:
We receive many questions about cartographic techniques. A very popular question from MAPublisher users is "How do I mask lines behind contour labels?"
Adobe Illustrator provided some tools to achieve that through a pretty complicated workflow, so we decided to create our own tool! The upcoming release of MAPublisher 8.3 has a very handy new feature called Create Knockouts, here is how it works.
First, you need a labelled map - for example contours and labels.