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Geographic annotation for Plone

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:mod:`collective.geo.geographer` provides geo annotation for `Plone`_.

This package is based on Sean Gillies's idea (`zgeo.geographer`_) and integrates
its functionalities in collective.geo project.

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Found a bug? Please, use the `issue tracker`_.

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* `Plone`_ >= 4


This addon can be installed has any other addons, please follow official

How it work

Any object that implements
:class:`IAttributeAnnotatable <zope.annotation.interfaces.IAttributeAnnotatable>`
:class:`IGeoreferenceable <collective.geo.geographer.interfaces.IGeoreferenceable>`
can be adapted and geo-referenced.

The former marker is standard for Zope content objects, and the latter can be
easily configured via ZCML.

Let's test with an example placemark, which provides both of the marker
interfaces mentioned above.

>>> from zope.interface import implements
>>> from zope.annotation.interfaces import IAttributeAnnotatable
>>> from collective.geo.geographer.interfaces import IGeoreferenceable

>>> class Placemark(object):
... implements(IGeoreferenceable, IAttributeAnnotatable)

>>> placemark = Placemark()

Adapt it to :class:`IGeoreferenced <collective.geo.geographer.interfaces.IGeoreferenced>`

>>> from collective.geo.geographer.interfaces import IGeoreferenced
>>> geo = IGeoreferenced(placemark)

Its properties should all be None

>>> geo.type is None
>>> geo.coordinates is None
>>> is None

Check whether geo referenceable object has coordinates or not

>>> geo.hasCoordinates()

Now set the location geometry to type *Point* and coordinates *105.08 degrees
West, 40.59 degrees North* using
:func:`setGeoInterface <IWritableGeoreference.setGeoInterface>`

>>> geo.setGeoInterface('Point', (-105.08, 40.59))

A georeferenced object has *type* and *coordinates* attributes which should
give us back what we put in.

>>> geo.type
>>> tuple(['%.2f' % x for x in geo.coordinates])
('-105.08', '40.59')
>>> is None

now hasCoordinates method returns True

>>> geo.hasCoordinates()

An event should have been sent

>>> from zope.component.eventtesting import getEvents
>>> from collective.geo.geographer.event import IObjectGeoreferencedEvent
>>> events = getEvents(IObjectGeoreferencedEvent)
>>> events[-1].object is placemark

To remove the coordinate from a georeferenced object, we can
use :func:`removeGeoInterface <IWritableGeoreference.removeGeoInterface>`

>>> geo.removeGeoInterface()
>>> geo.type is None
>>> geo.coordinates is None
>>> is None

Plone integration

Add geo-referenced content

>>> from import setRoles
>>> from import TEST_USER_ID
>>> portal = layer['portal']
>>> setRoles(portal, TEST_USER_ID, ['Manager'])

>>> oid = portal.invokeFactory('Document', 'doc')
>>> doc = portal[oid]

If content type doesn't implement
:class:`IGeoreferenceable <collective.geo.geographer.interfaces.IGeoreferenceable>`
interfaces we need to provide it

>>> from zope.interface import alsoProvides
>>> alsoProvides(doc, IGeoreferenceable)

now we can set the coordinates

>>> from collective.geo.geographer.interfaces import IWriteGeoreferenced
>>> geo = IWriteGeoreferenced(doc)
>>> geo.setGeoInterface('Point', (-100, 40))

and reindex the document.

>>> doc.reindexObject(idxs=['zgeo_geometry'])

We can create a subscriber for
:class:`IObjectGeoreferencedEvent <collective.geo.geographer.event.IObjectGeoreferencedEvent>`
to do that automatically.

Check the catalog results

>>> from Products.CMFCore.utils import getToolByName
>>> catalog = getToolByName(portal, 'portal_catalog')
>>> brain = [b for b in catalog({'getId': 'doc'})][0]
>>> brain.zgeo_geometry['type']
>>> brain.zgeo_geometry['coordinates']
(-100, 40)

A simple view - :class:`geoview <collective.geo.geographer.interfaces.IGeoView>`
- notify us if a context is geo referenceable

>>> view = doc.restrictedTraverse('@@geoview')
>>> view.isGeoreferenceable()

and return its coordinates

>>> view.getCoordinates()
('Point', (-100, 40))

When we remove the coordinates, corresponding index will return None

>>> geo.removeGeoInterface()
>>> doc.reindexObject(idxs=['zgeo_geometry'])
>>> brain = [b for b in catalog({'getId': 'doc'})][0]
>>> brain.zgeo_geometry

.. _zgeo.geographer:
.. _Plone:
.. _issue tracker:
.. _documentation:


* Sean Gillies
* Giorgio Borelli
* Christian Ledermann
* Mirco Angelini


2.0b1 (2013-06-02)

- remove style key from zgeo_geometry metadata

- move IGeoCoder utility to c.geo.mapwidget

- remove IGeoCoder adapter

1.7 (2013-04-11)

- Fixed permission on GeoreferencingAnnotator. See #3 [gborelli]
- Moved showCoordinatesTab to c.geo.contentlocations [gborelli]
- Added hasCoordinates method to GeoreferencingAnnotator to check
whether an object has been georeferenced or not [gborelli]
- Added a method in order to hidden Coordinates tab for dexterity
content types [valentinaB]
- Changed Version of Geopy (moved from 0.94.2 to 0.95) to support
Google api v3 in geocoder [cippino]

1.6 (2013-01-28)

- Fixed [gborelli]

1.5 (2013-01-28)

- Added Sphinx documentation [gborelli]
- Added travis-ci configurations [gborelli]
- Moved reindexDocSubscriber to collective.geo.contentlocations [gborelli]
- Refactored test and removed dependency from old Topic content type [gborelli]

1.4 (2012-02-11)
* changed tests using [gborelli]
* Added IGeoCoder utility [gborelli]
* Marked as deprecated IGeoCoder adapter [gborelli]
* Added removeGeoInterface to remove coordinates from an object [mircoangelini]

0.1.3 (2011-09-05)
* plone 4.1 fixes [gborelli]
* include Products.CMFCore to make plone 4.1 happy [nan010]
* changed Browser import from Testing.testbrowser [gborelli]
* added z3c.autoinclude entry point [gborelli]

0.1.2 (2010-12-28)

* Moved IGeoView from c.geo.contentlocations

0.1.1 (2010-11-13)

* moved geocoderview to portal root

0.1 (2010-10-31)

* removed zgeo.geographer dependency
* zgeo.plone.geographer code refactoring
* moved from zgeo.plone.geographer

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