[OpenLayers-Users] Tool tip on drawing polygon
lancelot at inetnebr.com
Fri Nov 21 10:21:25 EST 2008
Well the idea is when you have neared the conclusion of the sequence
you will indeed pause if you dont know what to do...
Where would I insert a title on the elements in the renderers?
hopefully a little higher in the code than that.
Tim Schaub-3 wrote:
> Lance Dyas wrote:
>> Double clicking to end a polygon when drawing it while easy .. is not
>> totally obvious ... if I could give a title to the elements as they are
>> being drawn so that users who pause wondering what to do next could get
>> a message that might solve the issue in a very clean fashion... anyone
>> have a clue how to do this?
> We don't currently provide a "tooltip" ui component. There are plenty
> of ui libs that do. We occasionally rely on default browser behavior
> with regard to the title attribute of element nodes (which sometimes
> results in the display of a "tooltip").
> I just confirmed that in Firefox, if you set the title on a path or
> circle element and get a tooltip when you hover over it. Don't think
> this would do the trick for informing the user to double-click to end
> drawing, as they probably aren't stopping long enough to get the
> tooltip. In any case, you'll have to do something custom at this point.
>> I also want to customize the nodes (really just draw smaller squares
>> instead of circles for the nodes)
> See http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/measure.html
> You can use any well-known name for a point (where well-known is
> determined by the SLD spec).
> Note that setting the style for a sketch handler is harder than it
> should be - we should be using the temporary rendering intent of the
> target layer's style map (see http://trac.openlayers.org/ticket/1634).
> In the case of the measure control, there is no target layer - so you'd
> still need to set the style as shown in the above example.
> You'll have to adapt the code for your use case.
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