[glideplan_swproj] Re: [glideplan_swproj] state borders visualisation

  • From: Tomáš Zámečník <pulcik@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: glideplan_swproj@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 10:36:11 +0100 (CET)

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

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> 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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