Helpful Styles & Symbols

The Helpful Styles & Symbols folder is found in the following locations:

Windows: C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\Avenza\MAPublisher 10.7\Helpful Styles & Symbols

Mac: /Applications/Avenza/MAPublisher 10.7/Helpful Styles & Symbols

Helpful Styles & Symbols > MAP Graphic Styles

This folder contains eight sets of graphic styles for areas and lines:

File

Description

MAP - Area Effects.ai

A set of area gradients

MAP - Area Patterns.ai

A set of black and patterns for areas

MAP - Area Solid Colors.ai

A set of solid colors for areas

MAP - Line Styles.ai

A set of line styles

DGN - Line Styles.ai

A set of MicroStation DGN line styles 1-7

MIF - Area Styles.ai

A set of MapInfo MIF/MID area styles 1-71

MIF - Line Styles.ai

A set of MapInfo MIF/MID line styles 1-77

S57 - Line and Area Styles.ai

A set of S-57 specific styles for lines and areas

Helpful Styles & Symbols > MAP Swatches

This folder contains several sets of swatches:

File

Description

ColorBrewer Swatches CMYK

Diverging, Qualitative and Sequential swatch sets in CMYK defined by the ColorBrewer system

ColorBrewer Swatches RGB

Diverging, Qualitative and Sequential swatch sets in RGB defined by the ColorBrewer system

MAP - Color Groups and Gradients.ai

A set color groups and gradient swatches

MAP - Patterns.ai

A set of various swatch patterns

Helpful Styles & Symbols > MAP Symbols

This folder contains symbol sets of categorized symbols:

File

Description

FGDC USGS

A set of symbols from the Federal Geographic Data Committee / US Geological Survey

OSM

A set of symbols from OpenStreetMaps

MAP - Symbols.ai

A set of useful general map symbols

KML - Symbols.ai

A set of Google Earth symbols used with KML points

S57 - Symbols.ai

A set of S-57 specific symbols

Map Icons.ai

A set of general use symbols provided by map-icons.com

MapkeyIcons.ai

A set of modern map symbols provided by MapkeyIcons

NPS.ai

A set of symbols provided by the National Park Service

LabelPro Arrowheads.ai

A set of arrowheads used with MAP LabelPro

Aeronautical Symbols.ai

A set of aeronautical point symbols

Bank Symbols.ai

A set of symbols from major world banks

North Arrows.ai

A set of north arrow symbols

Park Symbols.ai

A set of U.S. National Parks Service symbols

Subway Symbols.ai

A set of symbols from major subway lines

Transit Symbols.ai

A set of symbols from major transit systems

Weather Symbols.ai

A set of weather-related point symbols

Helpful Styles & Symbols > S-57 Symbolization

The S-57 Symbolization folder contains two templates with a series of MAP Theme stylesheets linking S-57 imported features to appropriate nautical symbols and graphic styles inspired from the International Hydrographic Office S-4 publication (previously M-4) (Regulations of the IHO for international (INT) charts and charts specifications of the IHO). Graphic styles and symbol names are mostly based on the S-57 naming conventions. The basic template allow users to quickly apply styles to the imported data. The advanced template is more detailed to help users learn the format and make use of the data.

File

Description

Subway Symbols.ai

Adobe Illustrator template with detailed MAP Themes for use with S-57 data

S57_Basic_Template.ait

Adobe Illustrator template with simplified MAP Themes for use with S-57data

US5FL12M

Sample ENC file in S-57 format (chart of Tampa Bay, courtesy of NOAA®)

How to use S-57 templates

1.Open S-57_Basic_Template.ait or S-57_Basic_Template.ait and import S-57 data.

2.In the MAP Themes panel, double-click a stylesheet theme to see its settings.

3.For depth sounding labels, use attribute values with the Label Features - Use sounding style option for points labels. To round the depth values according to hydrographic standards, use the expression provided in the Expression Library.

information This representation is non-exhaustive and meant to assist users with limited knowledge of the S-57 format to interpret the data contents more easily. The created map must not be used for navigation, unless further processing is supervised by a trained hydrographer.

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Last updated: 2/14/2019