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[mkgmap-dev] TREHeader.POI_FLAG_DETAIL, transparent and map background

From Ticker Berkin rwb-mkgmap at jagit.co.uk on Tue Mar 26 15:39:44 GMT 2019

Hi Gerd

Yes, much better to do in the code; I'm happy with your patch


On Tue, 2019-03-26 at 10:25 +0000, Gerd Petermann wrote:
> Hi Ticker,
> thanks for the information. When I added the code in MapBuilder to
> set TREHeader.POI_FLAG_DETAIL I did not even think about
> all-elements.
> I also never noticed that the map has no background polygon 0x4b. I
> think the proper way to handle this is to set
> the transparent flag in ElementTestDataSource.getPoiDispFlag().
> Do you agree?
> Gerd
> ________________________________________
> Von: mkgmap-dev <mkgmap-dev-bounces at lists.mkgmap.org.uk> im Auftrag
> von Ticker Berkin <rwb-mkgmap at jagit.co.uk>
> Gesendet: Montag, 25. März 2019 17:56
> An: mkgmap development
> Betreff: [mkgmap-dev] TREHeader.POI_FLAG_DETAIL,        transparent
> and map background
> Hi
> I noticed a while ago that "test-map:all-elements" stopped working
> correctly. The map it generated showed a box around the map area, but
> within the map area, the device said 'no-map' and didn't show
> anything,
> however POI searches did work.
> I tracked it down to a couple of lines added to
> mkgmap/build/MapBuilder.java : processInfo()
>                 if (!(src instanceof OverviewMapDataSource))
>                         poiDisplayFlags |= TREHeader.POI_FLAG_DETAIL;
> poiDisplayFlags is byte 0x3f in TRE
> So:
> Old maps and old all-elements, with poiDisplayFlags = 0 worked.
> New maps, with poiDisplayFlags = POI_FLAG_DETAIL, work, but all
> -elements doesn't.
> One of differences between a typical map and all-elements is that all
> -elements doesn't output a standard background (polygon 0x4b covering
> the complete map area); changing it to do so, then all features get
> displayed.
> However, transparent maps don't have a standard background and they
> work. Trying option --transparent with the original version of all
> -elements makes it work.
> I don't know if this behaviour was known or expected, but I thought
> it
> worth-while to note it down in this post.
> I didn't want all-elements to have a standard background so I've
> added
> --transparent to the comment about how to invoke it, also a few other
> option suggestions.
> The other change I made was to show elements against a green
> background
> as well as no background, as I was having trouble spotting many line
> -types that my new device shows as white.
> I've attached a patch for this.
> Regards
> Ticker

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