[OpenLayers-Dev] snapping

Roald de Wit roald.dewit at lisasoft.com
Fri Jan 9 01:07:03 EST 2009

Hi Tim, Jachym and fredj,

This is great work!

I think I mentioned it somewhere before: for me OpenLayers has by far
the most intuitive interface for editing features (compared to the OS
desktop alternatives that I tried). Snapping only makes it better!

Cheers, Roald

On Fri, 2009-01-09 at 10:00 +1030, Tim Schaub wrote:
> Hey-
> I done some work to create a snapping agent for vector editing [1].
> This extends (in spirit) the work started by jachym and continued by
> fredj [2].  The snapping agent is implemented as a single control that
> listens for vector layer events.
> This included a number of enhancements to the geometry classes and
> sketch handlers.  One particularly nice addition (in my opinion) is
> geometry.distanceTo for all geometry types.  I'll tease out this change
> and others to create specific tickets.
> If others are interested in snapping, see the wiki page for more details
> [3].  Add any comments if there are additional bits of functionality
> that should be considered.
> Tim
> [1] http://dev.openlayers.org/sandbox/topp/editing/examples/snapping.html
> [2] http://trac.openlayers.org/ticket/954
> [3] http://trac.openlayers.org/wiki/Proposal/Snapping
Roald de Wit
Software Engineer
roald.dewit at lisasoft.com

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