[OpenLayers-Dev] Control.GetFeature question

Andreas Hocevar ahocevar at opengeo.org
Fri Dec 18 04:38:32 EST 2009

On 2009-12-18 09:59, Bart van den Eijnden wrote:
> Hi list,
> when the above mentioned control is used in box mode, for every retrieved feature a featureselected event is triggered with 1 feature.
> Questions:
> 1) why not 1 event with all the features in an array?

Because you can use the beforefeatureselected event to filter the
features that trigger a featureselected event.

> 2) if the current approach is really necessary, I guess a before type event is necessary, for instance I am using an Ext.Store and I need to know when to clear the previous features.

Without breaking anything, you could easily add a
"beforefeaturesselected" and "featuresselected" event, and maybe also
the unselect counterparts.


> TIA for any pointers.
> Best regards,
> Bart
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Andreas Hocevar
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