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GLG Map Server Tutorial

1. Introduction 5

Map Server Overview 5

Integrated Map Server Use 5
Stand-Alone Map Server Use 6
GIS Data and Setup Files 6

Key Features 6

Demos and examples 7

C/C++ Demos and Examples 7
Java Demos and Examples 7
C# Demos and Examples 8
VB.NET Demos and Examples 8

Compilation and Map Server setup 8

Compilation notes for C/C++ 8
Web Server Setup 8

2. GIS Object usage in the GLG Builder 8

Adding GIS Object to the drawing 8

GIS Object Properties 9

GISProjection 9
GISCenter 10
GISExtent 10
GISStretch 11
GISDataFile 11
GISMapServerURL 12
GISLayers 12
GISVerbosity 13

Positioning of the GIS Object Inside the Viewport 13

Zooming and Prototyping in the Builder 14

Zooming and Panning in the Edit Mode 15

GIS Editing Mode 15
GIS Zoom Mode 15

Zooming and Panning in the Run Mode 16

GIS Object Resources 17

Adding dynamic objects to the map 19

GIS Rendering Mode 19
GIS Editing Mode 19
Programmatic Access at Run-Time 20

3. Map Data Setup 21

Server Data File (SDF) 21

Layer Information File (LIF) 23

Using Zoom Factor Limits for Automatic Layer Switching 24

GIS Data Formats for Vector Layers 25

Image Layers and Tiling 26

Transparency and Blending Types 29

Simple Transparent Layers 29
Layers with Transparent Background 29
Special Blending Types 30

Markers and Labels 30

Dynamic Attribute Thresholds 32


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