[Interest] mapboxgl plugin and glyphs

maitai maitai at virtual-winds.org
Mon Jan 6 07:01:20 CET 2020

I saw there is a possibility to create a cache database (mapboxgl.db) 
using an offline tool. Maybe this is a way to save just the glyphs I 
need, without tiles?


Le 28-12-2019 01:00, Ola Røer Thorsen a écrit :
>> 27. des. 2019 kl. 19:51 skrev maitai <maitai at virtual-winds.org>:
>> Hello,
>> Is there a way to specify a specific url for glyphs in mapboxgl 
>> plugin?
> Define a custom map style with those glyphs and serve it locally is
> the only way I can think of. Your server needs to serve the glyphs too
> along with the style.
> Cheers,
> Ola
>> Longer version:
>> I need to disable all access to mapbox urls, (i.e. I want to use 
>> mapboxgl plugin just to load our own geojson geometries, and anyway 
>> the app must run completely offline). For that I have put a dummy url 
>> in mapboxgl.mapping.additional_style_urls parameter (namely 
>> http://none), so the map displays only what is added via source, 
>> paint, etc. Is there a better way to inhibit mapbox tiles access? When 
>> I use this dummy address of course qt cannot load glyphs, and as a 
>> consequence labels in geojson are not shown. At the end of the day I 
>> will need to specify a local source for glyphs, is it doable?
>> Thanks and happy end of year to all
>> Philippe.
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