[Qgis-developer] show grid on map canvas (similiar to grid used
in composer) - strategy?
Bob and Deb
bobdebm at gmail.com
Mon May 14 10:10:28 PDT 2012
I was mostly interested in seeing qgis having similar grid symbology to
On May 14, 2012 9:51 AM, "Etienne Tourigny" <etourigny.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Bob,
> Output looks really nice but I see 2 issues:
> 1 - grass is optional, not part of qgis core
> 2 - made for PS output, may not fit nicely with the composer nor the map
> Perhaps there is a workaround for 2 ?
> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 2:47 AM, Bob and Deb <bobdebm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I wonder if http://grass.osgeo.org/wiki/Ps.output might give good ideas
> > drawing a grid on the map canvas.
> > On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 2:00 PM, Etienne Tourigny <
> etourigny.dev at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I would like to add support to draw a grid on the map canvas, in a way
> >> similar to what is done in the map composer (although perhaps without
> >> the annotations on the borders).
> >> What should be the approach used?
> >> 1) plugin or core?
> >> 2) rubberbands or basic plot functions triggered after mapCanvas update?
> >> I think both drawing strategies are possible using a plugin.
> >> It would be best to write in the core, assuming there is sufficient
> >> interest in this, but it will take time to trickle down to the stable
> >> version (an argument for making it a plugin).
> >> I know the current workaround is to create a vector grid with ftools,
> >> but that is a little clunky.
> >> Any thoughts?
> >> Etienne
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