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RE: changing the level of detail depending on the level of zoom (or s cale)

From: Michael Bierman <mbierman@Adobe.COM>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2001 08:49:33 -0700
To: "Adam Van Den Hoven" <Adam.Hoven@bluezone.net>, "SVG Mailing List \(E-mail\)" <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NIEELDHFCPFLANKKAHOEGEMLCFAA.mbierman@adobe.com>
Take a look at
http://www.adobe.com/svg/illustrator/interactivity_palette/index2.html. It
would be possible to turn on additional layers as you zoomed in using a UI
like this one.

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Michael Bierman
Senior Product Manager, SVG Product Marketing
mbierman@adobe.com   http://www.adobe.com/svg

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-svg-request@w3.org [mailto:www-svg-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
> Adam Van Den Hoven
> Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2001 8:24 AM
> To: SVG Mailing List (E-mail)
> Subject: changing the level of detail depending on the level of zoom (or
> s cale)
>
>
> Good morning,
>
> Monday was a holiday here in Canada (whether you like the monarchy or not,
> there probably isn't a Canadian who doesn't appreciate the opportunity to
> celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday) and I spent part of it
> working on some
> SVG things that I don't normally get time ti work on.
>
> I came accross something that I'm not sure how to address, since I'm not
> sure that SVG has a declaritive mechanism for it. If I have a drawing of
> some sort (lets say a map of a community) that I've done with all sorts of
> detail. Is there any way to specify which parts of the drawing
> are available
> at different levels of zoom.
>
> Lets take my community drawing. If you are looking at the outer
> most level,
> then you are able to only see the outlines of the streets and
> lots, perhaps
> with indicators of which are sold and the price of the remaining. Then if
> you zoom into a street, you might see the lots, none of the sale
> information, the house outlines and the basic landscaping. if you zoom in
> more,  you see the layout of the sprinklers and the various beds. If you
> zoom into a house, you would get the layout of all the rooms with their
> descriptions. If you zoom futher in to a room you would get the layout of
> the furniture (or the appliances).
>
> The thing is that at the original view, I don't want the houses and the
> rooms muddying up the drawing.
>
> Now I'll grant that this may not be a realistic example simply because the
> size of the actual drawing would be enormous. Its more a matter of knowing
> how to do this sort of thing. (I'm more likely to use it in a graph or
> something more pedestrian).
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Adam van den Hoven
> Internet Software Developer
> Blue Zone
> tel. 604 685 4310 ext. 280
> fax 604 685 4391
>
> > Blue Zone makes you interactive. http://www.bluezone.net/
> >
> >
> >
>
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