Rotation of a map in Georeferencer

May 25
2016

Rotation of a map in Georeferencer

Tags | georeferencer

Some of the historical maps are unfortunately not north-oriented. To turn the map while georeferencing will save time and help to find the depicted places.

In the new user interface, it is possible to rotate the map while holding Alt+Shift.

The rotation is also automatically calculated after you assign first two ground control points on a map!

This feature will make the georeferencing easier and more convenient for the users. The rotation feature is now developed, applied in the Cynefin pilot project (http://cynefin.archiveswales.org.uk/), and it is going to be a part of the next generation of Georeferencer service.

Following short movie shows the rotation feature:

Author | Hynek Přidal Published | 2016-05-25

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