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VEMap.AddTileLayer Method

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Adds a tile layer to the map, and if the visibleOnLoad parameter is true, it also shows it on the map.


VEMap.AddTileLayer(layerSource, visibleOnLoad);

Parameters

Parameter Description

layerSource

The VETileSourceSpecification Class object representing the source of the tile layer. Required.

visibleOnLoad

If true, the layer is immediately shown when added to the map. Optional.

<!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 tileLayer;
         
         function GetMap()
         {
            map = new VEMap('myMap');
            map.LoadMap(new VELatLong(48.03,-122.4),12,'r' ,false);

            GetTiles();
         }   
         
         function GetTiles()
         {
            var bounds = [new VELatLongRectangle(new VELatLong(49,-123),new VELatLong(47,-121))];
            var opacity = 0.9;

            var tileSourceSpec = new VETileSourceSpecification("lidar", 
            "http://www.microsoft.com/maps/isdk/ajax/layers/lidar/%4.png");
            tileSourceSpec.NumServers = 1;
            tileSourceSpec.Bounds = bounds;
            tileSourceSpec.MinZoomLevel = 10;
            tileSourceSpec.MaxZoomLevel = 18;
            tileSourceSpec.Opacity = opacity;
            tileSourceSpec.ZIndex = 100;

            map.AddTileLayer(tileSourceSpec, true);
            btnAdd.disabled="disabled";
            btnDelete.disabled=null;
            btnHide.disabled=null;
            btnShow.disabled="disabled";
         }  
         
         function DeleteTileLayer()
         {
            map.DeleteTileLayer("lidar");
            btnAdd.disabled=null;
            btnDelete.disabled="disabled";
            btnHide.disabled="disabled";
            btnShow.disabled="disabled";
         }  
                 
         function ShowTileLayer()
         {
            map.ShowTileLayer("lidar");
            btnAdd.disabled="disabled";
            btnDelete.disabled=null;
            btnHide.disabled=null;
            btnShow.disabled="disabled";
         }
                  
         function HideTileLayer()
         {
            map.HideTileLayer("lidar");
            btnAdd.disabled="disabled";
            btnDelete.disabled=null;
            btnHide.disabled="disabled";
            btnShow.disabled=null;
         }
      </script>
   </head>
   <body onload="GetMap();">
      <div id='myMap' style="position:relative; width:400px; height:400px;"></div>
      <input id="btnAdd" type="button" onclick="GetTiles()" value="Add Tile Layer"/>
      <input id="btnDelete" type="button" onclick="DeleteTileLayer()" value="Delete Tile Layer"/><br />
      <input id="btnHide" type="button" onclick="HideTileLayer()" value="Hide Tile Layer"/>
      <input id="btnShow" type="button" onclick="ShowTileLayer()" value="Show Tile Layer"/>
   </body>
</html>

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