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VEShape.SetIconAnchor Method

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Sets the info box anchor of the VEShape object.


VEShape.SetIconAnchor(point);

Parameters

Parameter Description

point

A VELatLong Class object representing the shape's info box anchor point.

This value is ignored for a pushpin. A pushpin's icon anchor point, either custom or default, is always the latitude and longitude of the pin itself.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html>
   <head>
      <title></title>
      <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">

      <script type="text/javascript" src="http://ecn.dev.virtualearth.net/mapcontrol/mapcontrol.ashx?v=6.3"></script>

      <script type="text/javascript">
         var map = null;
         var lat1 = 44.890661025750134;
         var lon1 = -85.39930343627931;
         var latLong01 = new VELatLong(lat1, lon1); //Elk Rapids
         var latLong02 = new VELatLong(44.75453548416006, -85.62744140625001); //Traverse City
         var latLong03 = new VELatLong(44.98131376911565, -85.21270751953125); //Bellaire
         var poly01 = null;
         var pin02 = null;
         var pin03 = null;
         var shape = null;
     
         var points01 = [
            new VELatLong(lat1, lon1 - 0.15),
            new VELatLong(lat1 + 0.1, lon1 - 0.05),
            new VELatLong(lat1 + 0.1, lon1 + 0.05),
            new VELatLong(lat1, lon1 + 0.15),
            new VELatLong(lat1 - 0.1, lon1 + 0.05),
            new VELatLong(lat1 - 0.1, lon1 - 0.05)];
            
         var inTheLake = new VELatLong(lat1 - .007, lon1);
 
         function GetMap()
         {
            map = new VEMap('myMap');
            map.LoadMap();

            // This sample only works in 2D mode (SetCustomIcon w/HTML)
            if (map.GetMapMode() != VEMapMode.Mode2D)
            {
               alert("This sample only works in 2D mode");
               return;
            }

            map.SetCenterAndZoom(latLong01, 10);
            map.SetMapStyle(VEMapStyle.Hybrid);
            map.AttachEvent("onclick", ShapeInfo);
            AddShapes();
         }  
     
         function AddShapes()
         {
            //Create VEShape objects, assign parameters, and add to the map.
            poly01 = new VEShape(VEShapeType.Polygon, points01);
            poly01.SetTitle("poly01");
            poly01.SetCustomIcon(
               "<span style='font-family:Arial; font-size:x-small;" +
               "color:Black; background-color:White'>" +
               "<img src='images/boat.jpg'/>poly01</span>");
            poly01.SetIconAnchor(inTheLake);   
            map.AddShape(poly01);
         
            pin02 = new VEShape(VEShapeType.Pushpin, latLong02);
            pin02.SetTitle("pin02");
            pin02.SetCustomIcon(
               "<span style='font-family:Arial; font-size:x-small;" +
               "color:Black; background-color:White'>" +
               "<img src='images/ski.jpg'/>pin02</span>");  
            map.AddShape(pin02);
         
            pin03 = new VEShape(VEShapeType.Pushpin, latLong03);
            pin03.SetTitle("pin03");
            pin03.SetCustomIcon(
               "<span style='font-family:Arial; font-size:x-small;" +
               "color:Black; background-color:White'>" +
               "<img src='images/boat.jpg'/>pin03</span>"); 
            map.AddShape(pin03);
         } 
     
         function ShapeInfo(e)
         {
            if(e.elementID != null)
            {
               shape = map.GetShapeByID(e.elementID);
             
               //Respond to ctrl-click event (toggle polygon icon visibility).
               //Note that pushpin shapes ignore ShowIcon and HideIcon.
               if(e.ctrlKey == 1)
               {
                  shape.HideIcon();
               }
               else
               {
                  shape.ShowIcon();
               }
             
               //Display information for the selected shape.
               var info = "";
               info += "ID (event object): " + e.elementID + "<br />";
               info += "ID (GetID method): " + shape.GetID() + "<br />";
               info += "Type: " + shape.GetType() + "<br />";
               info += "Title: " + shape.GetTitle() + "<br />";                 
               icon = shape.GetCustomIcon();
               info += "Icon: " + icon + "<br />";
                
               //Note that the Icon Anchor value for pushpin shapes is always
               //the latitude and longitude of the pin itself.
               info += "Icon Anchor: " + shape.GetIconAnchor() + "<br />";
               label.innerHTML = info;
            }
         }
      </script>
   </head>
   <body onload="GetMap();" style="font-family:Arial">
      <div id='myMap' style="position:relative; width:400px; height:400px;"></div>
      Ctrl-click to hide the polygon icon.<br />
      Click any shape for info.
      <div id="label"></div>
   </body>
</html>

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