[OpenLayers-Dev] editing controls, preserve selection
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 17:02:43 EDT 2007
I suspect that for some controls it makes sense to deselect a feature
when you change controls, and for others (like yours) it doesn't make sense.
So it probably should be a flag a control should set. (I haven't looked
into the code to see where this should happen).
Pierre GIRAUD wrote:
> Hello all,
> Recently I worked on Tim's code to enhance the editing functionnalities.
> The result can be seen in the camptocamp/feature sandbox.
> I'm now facing an little issue. What is frustrating for the user is
> that each time he switches between the two different editing controls
> (modifyFeature and deleteVertex), the current selection is lost. The
> user need to reselect a feature so that he can modify it.
> The problem is that when a control is deactivated, the select control
> it relies on is also deactivate and the selectFeature.unselect()
> method is called.
> Does someone has an idea of a workaround to let a control preserve
> selection so that another control can use it ?
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