Elevation Profile Slider


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By SheepFarmer on 15/04/20 at 1:40pm

The new sliding bar on the elvtaion profile looks good after fiddle, we've now got the distance of the walker/bar along the profile & track/route showing, can we have the same for the elevation height.

I can't quite see the need for the right click & drag when one could left click hold & drag, but if it's going to be there would it be more logical to also right click again rather than click with centre button wheel on mouse to drop the map.

Plus I thought when plotting routes previously I could click on a created point to delete it but can't now.


By TallPaul on 15/04/20 at 2:00pm

The new sliding bar on the elvtaion profile looks good after fiddle, we've now got the distance of the walker/bar along the profile & track/route showing, can we have the same for the elevation height.

I did think about that but it's not easy to do as the web browser doesn't have any direct visibility of height data: that's all done server side.

I can't quite see the need for the right click & drag when one could left click hold & drag,

Right click and drag is useful to us as we're often using our mapping alongside OpenStreetMap when we're updating the latter and both their web site and josm, their geodata editor, using right click, not left click, to move the view around. So continually switching between modes messes with your muscle memory. Hence I made right click and drag work like left click and drag.

but if it's going to be there would it be more logical to also right click again rather than click with centre button wheel on mouse to drop the map.

Not sure I follow what you're saying here. What do you mean by "click with centre button wheel on mouse to drop the map"?

Plus I thought when plotting routes previously I could click on a created point to delete it but can't now.

Delete was, and still is, done by right clicking on a point. That still works (so long as you don't accidentally drag at the same time).


By SheepFarmer on 16/04/20 at 10:30am

Must have been me thinking of another app for left click delete, but could'nt get it to work. Having played around with the map for me it seems to be double right or 2 right clicks - I've right clicked once waited 30 secs & right clicked again & it still deletes the point as long as I haven't moved the mouse to delete a point, but the first right click is then also picking the map up to drag around, like a single right click. But to drop the map to stop it being moved round with every mouse move I have to either left click but that creates a route point or click the mouse scroll wheel/centre/middle button whatever it's correct name is. I've checked and it's the same operation in firefox or chrome with Win 10. If it was right click to drop/stop dragging the map & that it was still doing that when double/2 clicking to delete a point that would work a lot better. As a point of note for me on OSM it's left click hold & drag to move map, the right button offers no map movement.

Having compsed & explained things about what's happening to me (I've put it above anaway as it may help) on Win 10, I tried booting into an Unbuntu live session & found things are working differently, so I'd suggest you try things for yourself on a Win 10 system.


By TallPaul on 16/04/20 at 11:13am

Oooh my, that's not good. :|

OK, I'm going to remove right click drag for now as Win-10 is definitely acting very oddly (and there's also some weird effects on Linux if you're using Bing tiles rather than WayMaps).


By TallPaul on 16/04/20 at 11:22am

I have now removed right mouse drag functionality, which seems to have calmed things down. A lot.

How does it look for you now?


By SheepFarmer on 16/04/20 at 1:08pm

Yes things are working fine now. It may have been there before & I've never noticed but the mouse wheel button does have the click hold & drag map (or route point) same as left, which you were trying to add to the right.

For programmers isn't not trying things on a different OS before release a bit of a blunder:oops:


By TallPaul on 16/04/20 at 1:11pm

For programmers isn't not trying things on a different OS before release a bit of a blunder :oops:

You might say that. I couldn't possibly comment ...


By TallPaul on 17/04/20 at 7:28pm

OK, I believe I have everything right click related working now, on both Linux and Windows.

Oh, and right click dragging only works with WayMaps, not Bing/OS.


By SheepFarmer on 18/04/20 at 7:49am

Oh, and right click dragging only works with WayMaps, not Bing/OS

& not Esri


By TallPaul on 18/04/20 at 7:57am

Indeed, not on any imagery. Sorry, should have said.



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