Picture marker symbol
Use pictures for markers.
When marking geoelements on a map, using custom, unique symbols can be helpful for highlighting and differentiating between locations. For example, a tourism office may use pictures of landmarks as symbols on an online map or app, to help prospective visitors to orient themselves more easily around a city.
When launched, this sample displays a map with picture marker symbols. Pan and zoom to explore the map.
- Create a
PictureMarkerSymbolusing the URI to an online or local image or a JavaFX Image (platform dependent).
- Create a
Graphicand set its symbol to the picture marker symbol.
The picture marker symbols in this sample are all constructed from different types of resources:
- Campsite symbol constructed from a URL
- Blue pin with a star stored in the resource folder that comes with the application
graphics, marker, picture, symbol, visualization
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