[Qgis-developer] auto aligning adjoining features

Zoltan Szecsei zoltans at geograph.co.za
Thu Mar 20 02:39:17 PDT 2014

On 2014/03/20 11:31, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
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> Il 20/03/2014 09:58, Zoltan Szecsei ha scritto:
>> It would be cool if this could be automated, with the ability to set snapping
>> tolerances, and choosing whether to have a master feature set to move to, or to
>> average the gap between the features (ie: move both features to the averaged common
>> boundary). The final result must have identical vertices in both the adjoining
>> features even if they are in separate maps, and the ability to set a master (aka
>> unmoveable) feature is critical in case you need to align more than 2 features (eg:
>> Municipal boundary with cultivated land with road), as you would not want a
>> previously aligned feature set to "walk" whilst you are aligning a further feature
>> set to it.
> the plugin lwgeom could be extended, adding snap to grid functionality.
By what name is lwgeom in the plugin repository? I can't seem to find it.
Also, "snap to grid" is not what I'm thinking would be useful, but I'm 
not seeing it in relation to lwgeom.

> I agree this would be useful.
> contributions welcome.
> all the best.
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