[glideplan_swproj] Re: state borders visualisation

  • From: Ales Zita <ala.zita@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: glideplan_swproj@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 13:00:55 +0100

Hi

Just to remind you, if you want to draw it manually, you have to draw it &
add as a image layer, otherwise the "get elevation" problem all over again
...:0)

A.

2012/2/20 Tomáš Zámečník <pulcik@xxxxxxxx>

> 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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> > >>
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