OGF scale tool

Posted by thilo on 17 April 2017 in English (English)

Here's a map view intended to help with mapping objects at the right size:

You can view the map either at a fixed scale or at fixed zoom, depending on which of the input fields is selected. For the scale to be correct, the pxpt URL parameter (the pixel pitch, in millimeters) needs to be adjusted for your monitor.

Note that zooming by mouse wheel or double-click is disabled, but you can set the zoom by entering a value into the "Zoom" input field and hitting "Enter".

You can also select the "OpenStreetMap" or "OpenTopoMap" layer for real-world comparisons, and below the zoom control in the upper left corner, there's also a measuring tool included.

Comment from deltanz on 17 April 2017 at 21:10

Wow, that's awesome, very very useful! Thanks for making our lives easier, Thilo, as usual! :D

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Comment from eklas on 17 April 2017 at 21:13

I find Thilo's diary entries, more specifically how on topic and practical they are, inspiring. Bless you!

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Comment from JBstad1 on 18 April 2017 at 02:15

Thank you very much. That would be most helpful.

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Comment from histor on 18 April 2017 at 07:58

Very useful

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Comment from mstr on 18 April 2017 at 13:13

Thank you very much! Dankeschön!

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