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VEMap.HideInfoBox Method

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Hides a shape's custom or default info box.


VEMap.HideInfoBox();

There can be only one info box on the screen at a given time. The method will hide any currently visible info box. You do not need to specify a specific VEShape Class object in this method.

<!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 shape;
         var latLong = null;
            
         function GetMap()
         {
            map = new VEMap('myMap');
            map.LoadMap();

            latLong = map.GetCenter();

            //Add a pushpin to the map
            shape = new VEShape(VEShapeType.Pushpin, latLong);
            shape.SetTitle('<H1>Title</H1>');
            shape.SetDescription('<div style="width: 200px; background-color: white; color: blue">' +
               'This is a pushpin. It is located at <b>' + 
               latLong + '</b>. Note that custom HTML can be used.</div>');
            map.ClearInfoBoxStyles();
            map.AddShape(shape);         
         }
      
         function ShowInfoBox()
         {
            map.ShowInfoBox(shape);
         }
      
         function HideInfoBox()
         {
            map.HideInfoBox();
         }
      
         function ShowInfoBoxAt()
         {
            var x = parseInt(document.getElementById('txtMapX').value);
            var y = parseInt(document.getElementById('txtMapY').value);

            map.HideInfoBox();

            if (!isNaN(x) && !isNaN(y))
            {
               map.ShowInfoBox(shape, new VEPixel(x,y));
            }
         }
      </script>
   </head>
   <body onload="GetMap();">
      <div id='myMap' style="position:relative; width:400px; height:400px;"></div>
      <div>Click on the buttons below to show/hide the info box.</div>
      <div>
         <input value='Show info box' type='button' onclick='ShowInfoBox();'/>
         <input value='Hide info box' type='button' onclick='HideInfoBox();'/>      
      </div>
      <div>
         x:<input id='txtMapX' style='width: 30px' type='text' value='0'' />
         y:<input id='txtMapY' style='width: 30px' type='text' value='0'' />
         <input value='Show info box: x & y' type='button' onclick='ShowInfoBoxAt();'/>      
      </div>
   </body>
</html>

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