Just wondered if any progress has been/will be made on this area. The lack of map layout potions in M9 stops me moving over to fully using it. Will M9 eventually be able to produce layouts to the same standard as M8?
Will M9 eventually be able to produce layouts to the same standard as M8?
Depends what you mean by "standard". Layouts in 9 already have many improvements over those in 8, with better accuracy/quality in rendering, for example. I don't think you could do a PDF like this one as clearly and razor-sharp in 8. I wouldn't want to reduce quality in 9 to get back to 8 standard in those things. :-)
If there are specific features of interest, say what you have in mind so others can comment/contribute, and don't forget to suggest what you want. Over time, 9 is headed for way better layout capabilities than in 8, in all details, large and small.
I has been discussed extensively in this post:
I guess it is a matter of writing suggestions.
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