[OpenLayers-Dev] new editing/digitzing functionnalities
rwburgholzer at deq.virginia.gov
Wed Aug 1 08:20:45 EDT 2007
Not sure if you are following this, but this site possesses the
drag/add/remove vertices features that you desire:
It also has snapping, but I have not yet figured out how to use it.
From: dev-bounces at openlayers.org [mailto:dev-bounces at openlayers.org] On
Behalf Of Cameron Shorter
Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 11:05 PM
To: Pierre GIRAUD
Cc: dev at openlayers
Subject: Re: [OpenLayers-Dev] new editing/digitzing functionnalities
I'm +1 for adding this functionality.
Pierre GIRAUD wrote:
> Dear OpenLayers developers,
> For one of the projects we are currently working on, we need to add
> some functionnalities to OpenLayers.
> Before we start, I would like to expose to you those different
> elements. We think that they could be part of the future of OpenLayers
> and integrated as is (or with little rewrite) in a forthcoming
> The aim of this mail is to start a discussion on this. We hope that
> with such an approach, we'll be able to develop the needed
> functionnalities with the agreement of the developpers community.
> We want to discuss with you all about use cases, design preferences,
> and especially if it is has a chance to be integrated in the trunk or
> if it is more like application level elements.
> Here are listed the functionnalities, note that they mainly concern
> editing tools :
> - snapping: the user can draw or modify a vector feature geometry
> with snapping enabled.
> We first need vertice snapping only, but we can also think about
> segment snapping.
> Found this definition : http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/agidexe/term?846
> - drag/add/remove vertice
> - create island/donut polygons (polygon hole cutter)
> If, in your opinion, those functionnalities are to be accepted in the
> trunk, I'll give more details on how we imagine to implement them.
> Side note : some of the previously listed tools were already added by
> Bertil and I in the first vector branch (late 2006).
> Tim, you just created a wiki page to list ideas for the future of
> OpenLayers. Do the current considerations have to be added there ?
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