[OSM-talk] rotating icons or 2D icons

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Tue Dec 30 20:24:47 GMT 2008


On 30 Dec 2008, at 13:00, Kenneth Gonsalves wrote:

> Hi,
>
> apologies - golf again ;-) I made a bunch of icons for marking  
> points of
> interest on a golf course - tree, palmtree, yardage marker etc. The  
> trees
> have a trunk and leaves, the yardage marker looks like a milestone.  
> Looks
> cool as long as the direction of play is towards the north. But if I  
> want
> hole by hole maps, the golfer wants to look at the map from where he  
> is with
> the destination at the top. So I make an image of the hole to be  
> traversed
> and rotate it - result: the yardage markers are facing the wrong  
> way, the
> trees are upside down ... I could of course generate an svg file and  
> manually
> rotate all the icons. Or make 2D icons - but even then, all icons  
> with text
> on them would be upside down or at crazy angles on holes that do not  
> face
> north. Icons without text would be ok as long as they are  
> symmetrical. Any
> ideas? suggestions?

Rotate the data for each hole then render the data.

Shaun





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