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  1. please add new EPSG projections

    especially for Germany is it possible?
    for instance
    DHDN3 GKZ3
    DHDN3 GKZ2
    DHDN3 GKZ4
    Krassowski S42/43

    Wish You holidays

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  2. Provide a way to mark lat/long grids.

    Many maps have grid lines drawn on them. There should be an easy way to mark where two lines cross and specify the lat/long of that point to georeference it. On some maps, just marking all the grid points would be all that is needed, and would be much easier than matching up map features. Some maps (especially older ones) might have inaccurate lines and need corrections from there, but using the lines would still be a big help to get them started. I've also seen a couple maps where the grid lines were almost the only usable details.

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  3. Allow digitizing points, lines & polygons

    It would be great to permit digitizing/tracing of point, polyline, and polygon geometries once a map is georectified, then saving them. Old maps are the best source for approximate locations of places that no longer exist or have changed names. And they are virtually the only source for approximate locations of roads, rail, former river courses. With this feature, Georeferencer could fully support "historical mapathons," which will add a great volume to the historical geodata commons. Points would be highest priority, followed by lines and polygons.

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  4. Coordinates Sidebar on Side by Side and Overlay Layouts

    It would be amazing to see the coordinates as you add control points so you can keep track of how accurately you are doing so.

    Recommended UX would be to get rid of the coordinates tab and integrate the coordinates pane into the Side by Side and Overlay layouts. Clicking on a Coordinates icon would slide out the pane in the same manner that the other maps pane slides out.

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  5. High Res Vector Base Map

    Ability to use High quality vector base map as a base layer.

    Ideally the following three layers will be available.
    1. OSM Bright - https://openmaptiles.org/
    2. Streets (including 3d buildings) - https://maps.klokantech.com/
    3. Positron - https://openmaptiles.org/

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  6. Ability to rename title of map

    Ability to rename the title of map on the This Map page.

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  7. 3D view of georeferenced map (with digital elevation)

    Support for digital elevation models.

    It would be great to end up with a georeferenced old map overlaid on top of an accurate digital elevation. You can see an example of this here - https://www.davidrumsey.com/view/georeferencer

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  8. provide a downloadable, georeferenced image (pdf or ...) that I can save to a mobile device and import into an app such as PDF maps

    Great! I got the georeferencing all done, but my data is still "stuck" on the website. I know I can download the kmz and the wld files, but I don't think that will help in using the original image/pdf with apps such as PDF Maps, which on android, can import georeferenced maps.

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  9. 6 votes
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  10. 4 votes
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  11. allow for input coordinates directly

    sometimes maps have pass marks, it would be nice to allow for direct input of coordinates

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  12. Un-register

    Make it possible to un-register.
    Why isn't there a normal contact email ?

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  13. Put something on the My maps page - something like links to map collections I can georeference

    when I log in as a new user I have no maps on My maps page - I would like to have something like invitation to georeference something - like you have on the main page... or even a random map to work on (maybe something from MZK :-)

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  14. Change Original File Location or name

    Sometimes, the original file location and/or name and/or extension changes. It would be nice to alter this metadata on georeferencer.org

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  15. Support for jpg images from Manuscriptorium

    they are not linked as images so they are not easy to identify I guess

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  16. 2 votes
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  17. add support for MrSID images from LoC

    Jpeg2000 from Library of congrass works fine - could you add MrSID support as well?

    See http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?gmd:8:./temp/~ammem_SSrb::

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  18. mark "active" node of cutline

    by changing its color or shape or something. User likes to know which point he is about to delete.

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    The active node is visible when you point the mouse cursor on it but we will review the idea and implement the color change.

    To exit this mode is easy by clicking on the other panel (Overlay e.g.).

    To improve this feature, please feel free to be more specific.

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