[Qgis-developer] more advanced editing tools
bernhard.stroebl at jena.de
Thu Nov 29 08:36:53 PST 2012
would you see this functionality rather in cadTools or in a new plugin?
Am 29.11.2012 17:28, schrieb Angelos Tzotsos:
> On 11/29/2012 02:35 PM, Bernhard Ströbl wrote:
>> Dear list,
>> during a course I realized that my institution needs some more editing
>> tools for advanced editing tasks e.g.
>> - prolong a line
>> - cut polygon with feature (line or polygon) from another layer
>> - save all layers being in editing mode in one go
>> - some more
>> A little background: when digitizing data we are not starting from
>> scratch but are digitzing on existing data in many different layers
>> (parcels, restricted areas ...). A new polygon normally needs to fit
>> into these existing boundaries. Trying to digitize along existing
>> boundaries of several layers and snapping to them is cumbersome and
>> you are very likely missing snapping nodes (even when using trace
>> digitize plugin).
>> Is any of you aware of similar functions in a plugin (I know
>> cadTools)? Is anyone interested in joining me to create such tools as
>> a Python plugin? Which functions would you like to have?
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> Hi Bernhard,
> Excellent timing, I was thinking about creating a new functionality that
> I need for a parcel digitization project.
> One tool I have in mind is parallel moving of a side of a polygon in
> order to achieve a specific area for the polygon (and at the same time
> maintain topological integrity with near polygons.
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