Reading KML files issue

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  1. Mrn
    Mrn avatar
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    Apr 2011

    Posted 23 Aug 2011 Link to this post


    I have some existing .kml files I'd like to import from a RadMap. Such files have <GroundOverlay> element tags and icons defined within them that do not seem to be loaded on the map... are they not supported? How could I read them manually?

    On the other hand, I have some <Placemark> elements with CDATA within their nested <description> tags that I do not either know how to read... 

  2. Answer
    Andrey avatar
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    Posted 26 Aug 2011 Link to this post

    Hi Mrn,

    Currently the map control supports the following KML elements:
    1. Point
    2. LineString
    3. Polygon (including outerBoundaryIs and innerBoundaryIs)
    4. Styles: IconStyle (including hotspot), LineStyle, PolyStyle
    5. BalloonStyle
    6. ExtendedData
    7. Partial support for MultiGeometry tag.

    Unfortunately the KML-reader does not support the GroundOverlay tags. If you need to use them, then you have to create this functionality by yourself.

    When the Placemark element contains the name and / or description tags then the map shape reader creates the "Placemark.Name" and "Placemark.Description" properties in the ExtendedData property of created shapes. So, you can get it using the ExtendedData.GetValue method. For more information please take a look at the following documentation topic:

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  3. Mrn
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    Apr 2011

    Posted 29 Aug 2011 Link to this post

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