[OpenLayers-Users] Re projecting Google
man_kills_everything at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 10 04:52:02 EST 2008
This should do nicely.
Thomas Wood-4 wrote:
>> Message: 9
>> Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 07:25:26 -0500
>> From: Christopher Schmidt <crschmidt at metacarta.com>
>> Subject: Re: [OpenLayers-Users] Re projecting Google
>> To: Jon Britton <man_kills_everything at hotmail.com>
>> Cc: users at openlayers.org
>> Message-ID: <20080109122526.GA4446 at alta.metacarta.com>
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>> On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 03:27:11AM -0800, Jon Britton wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I've got data in EPSG:27700 (British National Grid) and want to overlay
>> > on Google data. However, I want to reproject the Google data into
>> > and not the other way around. Can this be done?
>> Project the google *data*? Google ain't yours, man: You can't do
>> anything fun with it (and definitely not reproject it!)
>> > Alternatively, can OpenLayers convert from Google coordinates to
>> > coordinates? All I need is to be able to get the 27700 coordinates of
>> > current view.
>> It is possible, using the trunk versio of OpenLayers, to convert from
>> Google coordinates to lon/lat. It is possible, using proj4js or perhaps
>> a custom transformation function, to convert from lon/lat to EPSG:27700.
>> I know of at least one person who has done it -- I'll try and remember
>> who and get him to post.
>> Christopher Schmidt
> I have written a class that plugs into the existing reprojection code.
> As you mention reprojecting coords here's a quick demo of usage:
> ll = new OpenLayers.LonLat(-11554.3527964992,6686865.32722571);
> ll.transform((new OpenLayers.Projection("EPSG:900913"), new
> This will convert Google coords (Google sphericalMercator) to OSGB.
> The class supports OSGB to and from Google (ESPG:900913), and OSGB to
> and from WGS84 lat/long (ESPG:4326).
> Some of the math functions are poorly documented (it was a quick
> convert from an already-existing conversion class)
> Finally, the code is here:
> Please don't hotlink it.
> Thomas Wood
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> Users at openlayers.org
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