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Postby puissancei » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:11 am


I don't understand why this.XMapStyle = "Gravelpit" (or other value) has no effect.

Xserver 1.22
Xserver .net 1.5

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Re: XMapStyle

Postby Bernd Welter » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:40 am

Hello Michel,

I forwarded your topic to Oliver, usually he answers quite fast.

As a temporary workaround I can offer this:
Change the default profile on the server which means you set the map.profile (and restart the xMap afterwards)
# The map profile contains visualization parameters such as colors etc.
# If empty the engine's default is used

in the conf files

  • xmap-ajax-av.properties
  • xmap-ajax-fg.properties
  • xmap-ajax-bg.properties
  • xmap-ajax-ov.properties

At least this will show you the result of the desired style but of course this is less flexible than the feature you asked for.

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Re: XMapStyle

Postby Oliver Heilig » Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:07 pm

Hi Michel,

the XMapStyle must be an appropriate style with an -fg and -bg profile. What should work out-of-the box is

default, silkysand, sandbox and gravelpit

I've tested the sample "FormsMapVB" at


to change the style at runtime, and it works as expected:

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Private Sub Button1_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
        FormsMap1.XMapStyle = "gravelpit"
End Sub

Can you reproduce this?
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