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Design map - territories fail to load properly: 4/21/2012 11:29:15

Level 55
Hey people.

I've been recently working on a large map of Norway. Not because I'm Norwegian (because I'm not), but because for my first map I wanted to create something that didn't involve me having to draw a lot of stuff and I could easily nick this one from an existing SVG.

Anyway, the details of the map aren't important right now (I'll give it its own topic when it's in a far enough state of development to start testing). This topic is to address a problem which quite suddenly disrupted things a bit.

From one upload of the SVG to the next, some territories fail to load in WarLight's interface. Some only appear to load partially, some look like they're not there at all. They are still selectable, and everything appears to work fine. They're just not visible. For some reason this tends to happen in the southeastern corners of the map and only started appearing when I was working on the magnification of the Oslo region. While the defunct area is overlapping the area I've been working on, it also happens in regions I haven't even touched. I have no idea what's going on with it, so I was hoping one of you could help me out here.

Note that I did bring down the filesize to ~1MB by simplifying paths as I thought I might be hitting the object limit or whatever. However, this did not resolve the problem in the slightest.


Your help is much appreciated.
Design map - territories fail to load properly: 4/21/2012 12:02:42

Level 49
The problem is in the enlargement of the territories. Because they consist of two
objects that lay relatively far apart, it causes lag, and disappearance of territories.
You can see the same effect on my [Canada]( and [Bangkok]( maps. I've already reported this to Fizzer, but he says it's not something he can solve because it's a Flash error, and not a WarLight error.
Design map - territories fail to load properly: 4/21/2012 12:51:08

Level 55
So what do you suggest I can do to fix this? I could not readily think of another good way to make the small territories work properly, and it's going to be a major pain to revert the changes.
Design map - territories fail to load properly: 4/21/2012 13:21:24

Level 45
There is no fix unfortunately; there's nothing you can do.

I did notice a big difference with the Canada map, on that map selecting a territory (probably because that causes it to be redrawn??) will fix the issue, selected territories reappear; this does not happen on your map...

You could put some text next to the affected area, shortly describing the problem and mentioning it's not something you can fix.
Design map - territories fail to load properly: 4/21/2012 13:26:20

Level 55
I'll put it in the map description text, then. We'll see how things turn out. Too bad that there is no fix. Oh well, hope you like the map anyway. :)
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