Translate Features

Example of a translate features interaction.

This example demonstrates how the translate and select interactions can be used together. Zoom in to an area of interest and click to select a feature. Then drag the feature around to move it elsewhere on the map.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Translate Features</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://openlayers.org/en/v4.4.2/css/ol.css" type="text/css">
    <!-- The line below is only needed for old environments like Internet Explorer and Android 4.x -->
    <script src="https://cdn.polyfill.io/v2/polyfill.min.js?features=requestAnimationFrame,Element.prototype.classList,URL"></script>
    <script src="https://openlayers.org/en/v4.4.2/build/ol.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map" class="map"></div>
    <script>
      var raster = new ol.layer.Tile({
        source: new ol.source.OSM()
      });

      var vector = new ol.layer.Vector({
        source: new ol.source.Vector({
          url: 'https://openlayers.org/en/v4.4.2/examples/data/geojson/countries.geojson',
          format: new ol.format.GeoJSON()
        })
      });

      var select = new ol.interaction.Select();

      var translate = new ol.interaction.Translate({
        features: select.getFeatures()
      });

      var map = new ol.Map({
        interactions: ol.interaction.defaults().extend([select, translate]),
        layers: [raster, vector],
        target: 'map',
        view: new ol.View({
          center: [0, 0],
          zoom: 2
        })
      });
    </script>
  </body>
</html>