Map Modes with Custom Provider

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  1. Esther
    Esther avatar
    13 posts
    Member since:
    Jun 2010

    Posted 21 Jun 2012 Link to this post


    I have created a custom provider with my own tiles. 
    Now,I´d like to create three map modes with different tiles. (Roal, Aerial.. as Bing or Google)
    I want to show my modes on the toolbar so the user could change view easily.
    How can I do that? I have no idea where I have to indicate the different modes. I have my TilesProvides created like that
    Public Sub New(ByVal tileLocation As String, ByVal tileUri As String)
            Dim source As New NavteqMapSource(tileLocation, tileUri)
            Me.MapSources.Add(source.UniqueId, source)
        End Sub

    But I need three different Uris for each MapMode. Do I have to create three different providers? 
    If so, How can I add this providers to the toolBar?
    Thank you very much,


  2. Andrey
    Andrey avatar
    1681 posts

    Posted 26 Jun 2012 Link to this post

    Hi Esther,

    You have to create 3 map sources: 1 for every mode. It can be done the same way as we did for the OpenStreet map provider. Your company has source codes of the RadControls, so I would recommend you to take a look to the following classes:

    1. OpenStreetMapProvider (Controls\DataVisualization\Map\Providers\Map\OpenStreet\OpenStreetMapProvider.cs)
    2. OsmTileMapSource(Controls\DataVisualization\Map\Providers\Map\OpenStreet\OsmTileMapSource.cs)
    3. OpenStreetMapnikSource(Controls\DataVisualization\Map\Providers\Map\OpenStreet\OpenStreetMapnikSource.cs)
    4. OpenStreetOsmarenderSource(Controls\DataVisualization\Map\Providers\Map\OpenStreet\OpenStreetOsmarenderSource.cs)

    All the best,
    Andrey Murzov
    the Telerik team

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