3.17.1. Rules for drawing fences
Follow these rules when drawing fences:
Draw the following:
Solid fences and borders around territories:
Including uniform fences around security checkpoints and farmer co-ops:
Screens on motorways and along railroad tracks:
Don't draw the following on the map:
Physical divisions along state borders (see section 3.1.4. Forbidden locations)
Decorative fences and gardens, including laws, flower beds, memorials, alleys, etc.
Dividers that separate sidewalks from greenery:
Dividers that separate sidewalks from roadways:
Barriers on highways:
Ground-level pipelines that restrict passage:
Fencing consisting of columns connected by chain links:
Fences around electric power structures (substations, distribution localities), utility buildings (boilers, heating localities) and gas facilities on the territories of courtyards:
Fences around items within courtyards, including sports fields, playgrounds, and dumpsters:
Internal perimeters of fences when there is more than once fence perimeter and no buildings, roads, or other map items stand between them
Fences/barriers around individual sections and blocks in districts with free-standing homes (i.e. buildings that have no more than two apartments and include private land):
Walls representing structures, which should be drawn as buildings (for example, the walls of the Moscow Kremlin):
Only draw the fence line where a physical barrier is present.
If there are breaks in the fence (the fence was designed that way, the gate was removed, etc.), then draw the fence with the breaks in it or show that it does not completely surround the territory:
When drawing fences with gates or lifting bars (gates), don't break the fence line:
When drawing fences with gates or lifting bars (gates) — entrances and exits on restricted territories should be connected to pedestrian paths or motorways so that you can mark the entrance/exit:
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In industrial quarters, fences are drawn based on their actual location and may form a complicated network:
When drawing a fence that runs alongside a building, you should "snap" the fence to the building (see point 18.104.22.168):
When drawing a fence that stands alongside a building, the fence line should run alongside the corresponding part of the building outline.
Techniques for drawing and editing fences are similar to the techniques for drawing and editing all linear items on YME (see these sections):
Unlike other linear items:
Fences may form closed polygons (i.e. may contain themselves):
You can use Snap to other map items mode to draw fences.
This lets you “snap” the vertex of an item (the fence) to the polygon of a building or territory that was drawn earlier (if the fence runs alongside it):
Click in the tool panel to turn this mode on or off.