Draw Features

draw edit freehand vector

Example of using the ol/interaction/Draw interaction.

Example of using the Draw interaction. Select a geometry type from the dropdown above to start drawing. To finish drawing, click the last point. To activate freehand drawing for lines, polygons, and circles, hold the Shift key.

index.html<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <title>Draw Features</title>
    <!-- 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=fetch,requestAnimationFrame,Element.prototype.classList,URL"></script>
      .map {
        width: 100%;
    <div id="map" class="map"></div>
    <form class="form-inline">
      <label>Geometry type &nbsp;</label>
      <select id="type">
        <option value="Point">Point</option>
        <option value="LineString">LineString</option>
        <option value="Polygon">Polygon</option>
        <option value="Circle">Circle</option>
        <option value="None">None</option>
    <script src="index.js"></script>
index.jsimport 'ol/ol.css';
import Map from 'ol/Map';
import View from 'ol/View';
import Draw from 'ol/interaction/Draw';
import {Tile as TileLayer, Vector as VectorLayer} from 'ol/layer';
import {OSM, Vector as VectorSource} from 'ol/source';

var raster = new TileLayer({
  source: new OSM()

var source = new VectorSource({wrapX: false});

var vector = new VectorLayer({
  source: source

var map = new Map({
  layers: [raster, vector],
  target: 'map',
  view: new View({
    center: [-11000000, 4600000],
    zoom: 4

var typeSelect = document.getElementById('type');

var draw; // global so we can remove it later
function addInteraction() {
  var value = typeSelect.value;
  if (value !== 'None') {
    draw = new Draw({
      source: source,
      type: typeSelect.value

 * Handle change event.
typeSelect.onchange = function() {

  "name": "draw-features",
  "dependencies": {
    "ol": "6.3.1"
  "devDependencies": {
    "parcel": "1.11.0"
  "scripts": {
    "start": "parcel index.html",
    "build": "parcel build --experimental-scope-hoisting --public-url . index.html"