[glideplan_swproj] Re: [glideplan_swproj] Re: state borders visualisation

  • From: Tomáš Zámečník <pulcik@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: glideplan_swproj@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 12:56:25 +0100 (CET)

I like the idea with parsing and drawing manually.
It could be much more flexible than this. We could also have
separated files with borders from different continents or even states
and load only some of them.


> ------------ Původní zpráva ------------
> Od: Mária Vámošová <maria.vamosova@xxxxxxxxx>
> Předmět: [glideplan_swproj] Re: state borders visualisation
> Datum: 20.2.2012 11:56:44
> ----------------------------------------
> Yep, I know: that's what I meant in my mail: it is strange. But that
> is caused by the class that provides the elevation tiles, I think it's
> just not checking whether it is enabled or not. I'll look into that.
>
> About the HQ state borders: yep, now when I wait for it to load
> completely, I can see that some areas are filled :/ But i guess that
> is a problem of the data source? I'll find another one.
> About the fact that even the LQ state borders load so slowly: don't
> know how to fix that. I assume we could find another data source, a
> more simple one, with just the lines in some parsable format, so that
> we could parse them manually? I don't know how this .shp format we are
> currently using is easy to parse, maybe that's why it takes for
> OsgEarth so long..
>
> 2012/2/19 Tomáš Zámečník <pulcik@xxxxxxxx>:
> > Switching elevation on/off behaves strange.
> > It takes quite a long time to see the changes when check/uncheck the
> elevation.
> > Then only some tiles change the elevation appropriately.
> > The rest remain unchanged. I send screenshot.
> >
> > Tom
> >
> >> ------------ Původní zpráva ------------
> >> Od: Mária Vámošová <maria.vamosova@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> Předmět: [glideplan_swproj] state borders visualisation
> >> Datum: 18.2.2012 12:36:54
> >> ----------------------------------------
> >> Hi!
> >>
> >> I merged the state borders visualisation into the master.
> >> That includes updating also the UpdraftDependencies libraries, which
> >> are now on our data server. We switched to the latest stable osgEarth
> >> version: 2.1.1.
> >> Also, now there is a special map layer group for maps: and it is
> >> possible to switch the visualisation of map layers on/off.
> >>
> >> But there are some issues:
> >> 1. State borders: the dataset that is now used is of very low quality.
> >> I found a nicer one, but it takes really long to load on my computer -
> >> but that can be caused by many reasons :) Therefore, could you please
> >> try it out?
> >> You switch between the datasets by commenting / uncommenting part of
> >> the "initial.earth" file:
> >>
> >> <url>state_borders_lq.shp</url>
> >> <!-- <url>state_borders_hq.shp</url> -->
> >>
> >> You do not have to rebuild the project, the file is loaded at the
> >> start of the program, so it's easy to try it out.
> >>
> >> 2. Switching on/off of the image and elevation layers: it is
> >> incredibly slow. It looks like it's because of the downloading phase
> >> of the process - switching on / off the visualisation of the state
> >> borders works perfectly.
> >> But I will work on this from now on, as a part of writing our own
> >> maps: like the map colored by height, so I'm saying this just for
> >> warning :)
> >>
> >> Have a nice day everyone!
> >> Maria
> >>
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