SoGeoCoordinate Class Reference
[Geographic nodes]

VSG extension Geographic coordinates node. More...

#include <Inventor/geo/SoGeoCoordinate.h>

Inheritance diagram for SoGeoCoordinate:
SoCoordinate3 SoNode SoFieldContainer SoBase SoRefCounter SoTypedObject

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Public Member Functions

virtual SoType getTypeId () const
 SoGeoCoordinate ()

Static Public Member Functions

static SoType getClassTypeId ()

Public Attributes

SoMFString geoSystem

Detailed Description

VSG extension Geographic coordinates node.

The SoGeoCoordinate node allows applications to build geometry using geographic coordinates

The SoGeoCoordinate node specifies a list of coordinates in a spatial reference frame. It can be used in place of an SoCoordinate3 node. The geoSystem field is used to define the spatial reference frame and is described in 25.2.3 Specifying a spatial reference frame. The point array is used to contain the actual geospatial coordinates and should be provided in a format consistent with that specified for the particular geoSystem (see above). The geospatial coordinates are transparently transformed into a geocentric, curved-earth representation. For example, this would allow a geographer to create a world where all coordinates are specified in terms of latitude, longitude, and elevation.

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