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VEMap.DeleteControl Method

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Removes the specified control from the map.


VEMap.DeleteControl(element);

Parameters

Parameter Description

element

An HTML element that contains the control to be deleted

<!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 i = 0;
            
         function GetMap()
         {
            map = new VEMap('myMap');
            map.LoadMap();       
         }
         
         function AddControl()
         {
            var el = document.createElement("div"); 
            el.id = "myControl" + i; 
            el.style.top = 100 + (i * 10); 
            el.style.left = 100 + (i * 10);            
            el.style.border = "2px solid black";
            el.style.background = "White";
            el.innerHTML = el.id;  
            map.AddControl(el);
            addShim(el);
            counter.value = i;
            i++;
         }
         
         function addShim(el)
         {
            var shim = document.createElement("iframe");
            shim.id = "myShim" + i;
            shim.frameBorder = "0";
            shim.style.position = "absolute";
            shim.style.zIndex = "1";
            shim.style.top  = el.offsetTop;
            shim.style.left = el.offsetLeft;
            shim.width  = el.offsetWidth;
            shim.height = el.offsetHeight;
            el.shimElement = shim;
            el.parentNode.insertBefore(shim, el);
         }
         
         function DeleteControl()
         {
            var myControl = document.getElementById("myControl" + counter.value);

            if (myControl!=null)
            {
               var myControlID = myControl.id;
               map.DeleteControl(myControl);
               alert("Control " + myControlID + " has been deleted.");
            }
            else
            {
               alert("No control with ID " + counter.value + " was found.");
               return;
            }
            
            var myShim = document.getElementById("myShim" + counter.value);

            if (myShim!=null)
            {
               myShim.parentNode.removeChild(myShim);
            }

            myShim = null;
            i--;
            counter.value = i;
         }
         
         function HideControl()
         {
            var myControl = document.getElementById("myControl" + counter.value);

            if (myControl!=null)
            {
               map.HideControl(myControl);
               alert(myControl.id + " is now hidden from view.");
            }
            else
            {
               alert("No control with ID " + counter.value + " was found.");
               return;
            }
         }
         
         function ShowControl()
         {
            var myControl = document.getElementById("myControl" + counter.value);
   
            if (myControl!=null)
            {
               map.ShowControl(myControl);
               alert(myControl.id + " has been restored.");
            }
            else
            {
               alert("No control with ID " + counter.value + " was found.");
               return;
            }
         }
      </script>
   </head>
   <body onload="GetMap();" style="font-family:Arial;font-size:x-small">
      <div id='myMap' style="position: relative; width: 400px; height: 400px;">
      </div>
      Control:&nbsp;
      <input type="text" id="counter" size="20" value="0"/>
      <br />
      <input type="button" value="add control" onclick="AddControl();"/>
      <input type="button" value="delete control" onclick="DeleteControl();"/>
      <br/>
      <input type="button" value="hide control" onclick="HideControl();"/>
      <input type="button" value="show control" onclick="ShowControl();"/>
   </body>
</html>

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