gis-l: scale dependable transparency

Lagos, Jorge Jorge.Lagos at
Mon Sep 29 13:45:19 EDT 2014

I wonder if it is possible at all to set transparency levels based on the scale. I thought I was overlooking something very simple but perhaps it is not that simple since I am still trying to figure out scale dependable transparency.

Essentially, I want to have a polygon showing  solid from far away but 10% transparent when zoomed close in.

Currently, I have to add the layer twice and apply one scale for the solid and the opposite for the hollow (or  10% transparency)

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Thanks for any input.


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Florida Department of Environmental Protection
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