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Dogfather 04-19-2011 08:34 AM

ATTN: All Who read these forums
 
Does anyone remember Back when we developed these forums?


Why made the region Map?

Who wrote all this Code?

Who made these pages?


Thanks you your input is Vital to the Progress of the web some of us call Home!


Thank you so Verry Much in advance,

Edward

ADragoo 04-20-2011 05:46 AM

I had nothing to do with the current forums, but I created the region map that is on the club listing page and much of the other code and pages on the site.

Dogfather 04-20-2011 08:58 AM

Alan My May Would you mind schooling me on how you created the lines on the map?

ADragoo 04-21-2011 07:07 AM

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That was eons ago, but I think I took one or more screen shots of a mapping program or site (MapQuest?), loaded them into an image editing program, then traced over the state boundaries and major highways.

Attached is a version where I loaded the old image into MSPaint and did some crappy editiing to reflect the new Region 5 boundary.

Art Waugh 04-21-2011 11:51 AM

Very nice, nailed 5's southern edge, which was the only change. Sweet, thanks much:wave:

Dogfather 04-22-2011 07:38 AM

Thanks Alan, but How did you know what numbers to manipulate to get the clickable area adjusted?

ADragoo 04-23-2011 06:49 AM

I would assume any decent HTML editor would let you edit it by drawing the areas on the screen. Lacking such a tool, I would (and just did):

Open the image in MSPaint.
Scale the image to match the height and width in the image tag (548x349).
Draw the new boundaries, while paying close attention to the coordinates displayed in the status bar at the bottom of the MSPaint window and noting where I clicked at the end of each line and also looking at the existing values for the old boundary between regions 6 and 8 that will become the new boundary between regions 5 and 8.
DO NOT save the image. We're only editing it to find the coordinates of the boundaries.

Bottom line for a "close enough for volunteer work" result:

In the area tag for region 5 change
315, 201, 230, 228
to
315, 201, 296, 228, 310, 239, 305, 255, 250, 220, 230, 228

In the area tag for region 6 change
230, 228, 315, 201, 296, 228, 310, 239, 305, 225
to
230, 228, 250, 220, 305, 225

Dogfather 04-24-2011 07:38 AM

Thanks Friend


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