The user can choose which maps to print from the option dialogue box which shows all the attributes of a specific layer. For example, if the States layer is chosen the user would choose the State_Name attribute.
Here is an example.
Here is the same map of Columbia with a mask.
additional information into the map from attribute data. This could be used to record changes in sales performance for example for each area. This would involve updating the code within the ModifyTextPortrait and ModifyTextLandscape modules. Currently this code is set up for the Departments_Metro and Regions_Metro. Finally the Map Information text box allows the user to enter text which will appear in a box on each map. This has to be text which is relevant to all the maps as it does not support variable
Here is an example of some text entered into the Map Information text box.
If you then select either the regions or departments maps you will find that variable data has been added into each map.
Here is an example of the output for the departments map.
The program currently is hard coded and only works with base maps. If a style override is applied this is not included in the maps generated by the program. The ability to be able to read this kind of data regarding layer information and apply it to the map series would be very useful.
You can obtain the Atlas program and the related MapInfo Pro tab files from the Pitney Bowes community download page with this link