Minimap / Navigator #209

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rocifier opened this Issue May 24, 2012 · 6 comments

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Anyone working on a minimap/navigator window? It'd be really helpful to us, since zooming out to the minimum zoom is rediculously slow even on a quad core with good graphics card and 8GB RAM.

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stefanbeller commented May 24, 2012

Did you enable Opengl in Preferences? That might help a little.

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bjorn commented May 24, 2012

Actually if minimum zoom is ridiculously slow it probably means OpenGL is enabled. This is because the drawing code is not OpenGL-optimized and it will have to repaint the whole map each time something changes. So I would suggest to disable OpenGL mode.

Nobody is currently working on a minimap, but of course it would be a very useful feature.

Edit: Sorry for the spam. That should teach me not to re-press a button when it seems to be not responding... :-/

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CSchnackenberg commented Sep 18, 2012

As being a big fan of the PS navigator myself I forked the tiled project again and implemented a navigator. It works quite well and I would like to see it in the main project.

see here: d63f095

I could only test it on my (more or less) powerful win7 system. It might be a good idea to test it on slower pcs and try it with different options (OpenGL on/off, Mac, Linux etc). On my machine it does not interfere with the normal work.

I think its a good overall usability improvement. Not just for me :-).

Any suggestions, improvements and so on are welcome. If everything is okay I can make a pull request.

cheers
cschnack

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bjorn commented Sep 18, 2012

@CSchnackenberg Please do a pull request. We'll see if everything is alright afterwards and discuss things further there.

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bjorn commented Sep 26, 2012

Implemented by @CSchnackenberg in commit ecd0c15.

bjorn closed this Sep 26, 2012

Thanks guys =) since I originally requested this, thought I should say we
will definitely be making use of it in the future!
Still using Tiled on an almost daily basis at our studio.

Regards
Ryan

On 26 September 2012 19:48, Thorbjørn Lindeijer notifications@github.comwrote:

Implemented by @CSchnackenberg https://github.com/CSchnackenberg in
commit ecd0c15ecd0c15
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