Avenza Systems Inc. released MAPublisher 6.1 for Adobe Illustrator, mapmaking software used to produce high quality maps from GIS data. Significant new functionality in MAPublisher 6.1 includes the abilities to join points based on attribute values, to copy the coordinates of a known point location and to rotate point symbols based on attribute data. MAPublisher 6.1 for Adobe Illustrator is a full product update that is free to all current MAPublisher Maintenance Program subscribers, and replaces the current shipping version of MAPublisher 6.03 for all new customers. (Avenza Systems Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada)