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Mapping Question


Tyler

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I went to a local station and visited the graphics department. I watched them make a map from scratch.

 

They use a template with their standard background and stuff. (They use Photoshop.) Then they paste in screenshot from something like google maps of the area to make a map of that the producer sent to them. Then they draw in the needed roads using the screenshot. The particular guy I watched uses some sort of pen to draw on a board as his mouse.

 

Then he saves it and it is sent to the control room through a program that is offered free by Google.

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