[OpenLayers-Dev] Get lat/lon from user click?

Björn Harrtell bjorn.harrtell at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 07:04:43 EST 2010

Did you investigate the Vector layer events sketchstarted and sketchmodified?


2010/2/12 smartini <nabble at stevemartin.org.uk>:
> I'd like to extend the original poster's question a little with a further
> constraint:
> Trapping the click and getting lon/lat - no problem. However, I'd like to be
> able to do this while drawing on a vector layer.
> It appears that once drawing has started, the click event no longer fires or
> at least isn't being handled by the handler as defined in the solution to
> this original post. The myriad of events available to the layer don't appear
> to contain what I need either.
> Ideally, there would be a 'vertexadded' event that I could use as this is
> specifically what I'm looking to trap.
> Just to describe the scenario: I want to grab the xy each time a point is
> plotted, convert to lon/lat and then map.setCenter() on this new point so
> that I can plot a line without worrying about being able to see the whole
> terrain that I want to plot on all at once.
> Cheers,
> Steve
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