Georeferencer

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  1. 32 votes
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    • add a button to delete a map

      Delete a map from the repositroy ? would be a nice feature.

      32 votes
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      • enable source map to be rotated

        enable the source map to be rotated (preferably in increments of say 10o) so that north is at the top.

        24 votes
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        • support PNG (especially with transparency)

          PNG format is not supported. Seems like an obvious thing to include. Example file: http://i.imgur.com/VTImJ.png

          13 votes
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          • allow for input coordinates directly

            sometimes maps have pass marks, it would be nice to allow for direct input of coordinates

            10 votes
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            • make it more obvious how to delete a control point, because I can't work it out

              Also, if a control point is heavily skewing the map (and is thus probably inaccurate) it should be pointed out to the user.

              9 votes
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              • Indicate maximum image size

                Message says source image is too big. File is .png format and does save, however, will not save as cropped.

                9 votes
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                • Put something on the My maps page - something like links to map collections I can georeference

                  when I log in as a new user I have no maps on My maps page - I would like to have something like invitation to georeference something - like you have on the main page... or even a random map to work on (maybe something from MZK :-)

                  9 votes
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                  • Provide a way to mark lat/long grids.

                    Many maps have grid lines drawn on them. There should be an easy way to mark where two lines cross and specify the lat/long of that point to georeference it. On some maps, just marking all the grid points would be all that is needed, and would be much easier than matching up map features. Some maps (especially older ones) might have inaccurate lines and need corrections from there, but using the lines would still be a big help to get them started. I've also seen a couple maps where the grid lines were almost the only usable details.

                    8 votes
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                    • Allow multiple crop areas per source page

                      Sometimes there are multiple maps on a source page. if you allowed multiple crop areas or had a way to flag that there is additional information that was not captured, that would help

                      8 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Admin →

                        Hi Peter, thank for the idea for the improvement of Georeferencer. In fact this is already implemented in the upcoming version of Georeferencer which we are keen to launch soon. Users can select multiple cutlines and identify insets or multiple map bodies on one image.

                      • 7 votes
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                        • 7 votes
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                          • 5 votes
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                            • add functionality for dealing with alternative map projections

                              I was working on georeferencing a map of the Arctic and surrounding regions done in an azimuthal projection, but attempting to fit it to the OSM/MapQuest cylindrical projection simply did not work out. Also, a means of adding notes about a map might be nice too as there was no way to flag or otherwise indicate a (currently) un-georeferenceable map.

                              4 votes
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                              • 4 votes
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                                • to fix the website, it doesn´t work for me at all. Doesn´t load the images.

                                  I can´t load any image at all. It seems the website is totally useless. I´ve georeferenced a couple of images, but I can´t do that anymore.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • problem adding georeference point in my jpg map

                                    i can't se my image when i try to georeference my jpg image www.melandrigaudenzio.com/aa.jpg

                                    any suggestion?

                                    thanks

                                    4 votes
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                                    • synchronised zoom-in

                                      allow synchronised zoom-in across two maps when georeferencing based on points already georeferenced/saved. When one point is clicked, show approximate location of other in the other map.

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Integrate MapAnalystOnline directly into the georeferencing window

                                        It would be nice to see the results of one's work directly. When I saw that the MapAnalyst mesh does not cover the whole area of a map I felt obliged to add more points to the map :-)

                                        It would be nice if it was possible to just switch the mesh on ond off during the georeferencing process. Also, seeing the shift of some of the points might help spot incorrectly placed points.

                                        4 votes
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                                        • saving crop outline when no points present

                                          When the georeferencing starts with the creation of a crop outline it is impossible to save the outline - georeferencer wants at least 3 points first.

                                          3 votes
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