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« on: September 13, 2005, 03:41:13 PM »

I'm working on a new interactive feed map for the site.  You can access it from the left nav bar on the main site, or this URL:

http://www.liveatc.net/feedmap/feedmap.html

I'd love to get feedback on what you like/don't like, new features, etc.  It's currently a work in progress, so there are many ideas I have for features I'd still like to implement.  Some of your requests may be for features that are already in-progress, but I'd still love to hear them!

Feel free to post your requests/ideas/comments/flames here!  Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2005, 04:18:58 PM »

Very cool.  Now I have an idea where some of the ICAOs I didn't recognize are located.  

Perhaps in the areas with quite a few overlapping labels, you could move the labels out and draw lines to the feed locations - the east coast for example.
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« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2005, 04:50:30 PM »

Looks good. only works in IE though (but not a big deal in my books).
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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2005, 05:12:55 PM »

Very nice.  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2005, 05:17:56 PM »

I'll have to open it in IE later--I'm a Mozilla Firefox fan/user.

Thanks!  I hope it will load for me later!  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2005, 05:23:37 PM »

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Perhaps in the areas with quite a few overlapping labels, you could move the labels out and draw lines to the feed locations - the east coast for example.


Use the scroll wheel on your mouse to zoom in and the labels spread apart to where they no longer overlap.

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Very nice.


Yep. Except that when I clicked on the tag for BVI it linked to Burlington, VT.  (I'm only pointing that out to be helpful.   Smiley )
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« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2005, 09:30:22 PM »

I like it! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2005, 12:04:38 PM »

Works fine under Firefox on Windoze for me.

Awesome!
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« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2005, 03:23:33 PM »

Just a 'me too' post here.

The map works fine for me using Firefox 1.0.6, and Opera 8.02 for both Linux and Windows. No access to a Mac, so I can't help there. But it works for the above with no problems.

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« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2005, 04:08:00 PM »

I just tried it again in Firefox, works fine now.  Wonder what it was before that made it not function for me.  Cool
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« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2005, 04:10:33 PM »

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I'm working on a new interactive feed map for the site.  You can access it from the left nav bar on the main site, or this URL


Very nice!  Running Firefox as well and it seems to be working as designed.

How about State/Country borders in the map?  Possible?

Excellent job.  Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2005, 04:21:33 PM »

Okay, I got dave to prop an updated feedmap.  The feedmap has a "changes" link on the left side if you're interested in all the details.

Short summary though (thanks for everyones's feedback):
The labels now work in FireFox just fine.
The KBVI mislink is now fixed.

Also, in response to KSYR-pjr's question, you can already get all those borders.  Just choose either "Road" or "Labeled Aerial" from the Map Style dropdown in the upper left.
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« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2005, 04:24:29 PM »

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Okay, I got dave to prop an updated feedmap.  The feedmap has a "changes" link on the left side if you're interested in all the details.

Short summary though (thanks for everyones's feedback):
The labels now work in FireFox just fine.
The KBVI mislink is now fixed.

Also, in response to KSYR-pjr's question, you can already get all those borders.  Just choose either "Road" or "Labeled Aerial" from the Map Style dropdown in the upper left.


Awesome!  It looks great Aaron.  Thanks for the hard work on it, It's looking great...much better than the plain map Dave and I worked on  cheesy  (No offence Dave)

Once again, we sure do appreciate it.
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« Reply #13 on: September 14, 2005, 04:33:53 PM »

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Also, in response to KSYR-pjr's question, you can already get all those borders.  Just choose either "Road" or "Labeled Aerial" from the Map Style dropdown in the upper left.


Hmmm.... not seeing the Map Style drop-down in Firefox.  Suppose it is yet another evil plot by MS to prevent features from fully running in other browsers?  wink

EDITED:  Disregard!  UPPER LEFT means on my left, not yours!   Wink
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« Reply #14 on: September 14, 2005, 04:47:50 PM »

I've got many more ideas up my sleeve, so expect more soon!

I think I'll probably make "Labeled Aerial" the default style from now on, too.
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