What does it mean to be 'off the grid'?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Gotejjeken, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. Gotejjeken

    Gotejjeken L1: Registered

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    I've seen this posted in many places, however I cannot seem to figure it out for the life of me. Is this in regards to verticies not lining up with the grid somehow, or is it another meaning?
     
  2. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    It can mean verticies being at decimal values (off the grid entirely, not aligned to a 1-unit grid), or it could refer to sloppy work in general where everything is done without gridsnap or on a tiny grid setting that results in things unslightly and misaligned even though they are all on integer values.