[QGIS-Developer] Geodesic Measure Tool With Bearing Information

Nyall Dawson nyall.dawson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 19 21:06:42 PDT 2017

On 16 June 2017 at 06:36, C Hamilton <adenaculture at gmail.com> wrote:

> There are several missing methods to QgsDistanceArea
> 1. Return the shortest path line between two points. The input would be the
> two points and the maximum distance of travel before a new line segment is
> added to the path. It may be good to add an attribute that is the maximum
> number of line segments that the line can have.
> 3. Calculate the intersection of two paths given their starting points and
> bearing.

These sound very useful! I'd love to see them implemented.

> 2. Given a starting point, bearing, and distance, return the destination
> point.

This was recently added (in master) by Mark Johnson.


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