Aligning Shapes to the Terrain

Edit toolbar itmes for shape and terrain alignment.

Shape alignment is a tool to align shapes to arbitrary terrains (map layers with attribute "elevation" defined) or to the y=0 level. All currently selected shapes and all shapes of the selected layers are aligned. The shapes are aligned to a terrain, using an alignment function and an optional offset.

Non-aligned shapes (all points have the same y-coordinate) versus shapes aligned to a terrain.

The shape alignment settings

The following parameters control the alignment:

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