[maplab-users] links from map to jpg

charley cheng chengcharlie2003 at yahoo.ca
Fri Jul 30 11:07:47 EDT 2004

Hi Good morning! Zak,
Could you give a little more detatiled explaination of how to place special query template in maplab?
I tried it, however, maplab does not read the query template as query template works in mapserver. Whatever template value ( ttt, ttt_query.html or file path and myquery.html with image tag inside) I put in the template of layer in maplab, query button i give the all attributes in the shapefile attribute table for the point I queried, which is generated by query.phtml in Gmapfactory.
Thank you very much again!
MGIS Canadiate
Department of Geography
University of Calgary
E-mail: chengcharlie2003 at yahoo.ca or lcheng at ucalgary.ca

Zak James <zak-ms at hoppsan.org> wrote:

You will need to add some symbols to the generated symbol file that 
reference gif or png thumbnails of the jpeg images (make them type 
PIXMAP). Then they can be used as point symbols. If you make up a 
special html query template for your application that has an image tag 
for the corresponding full jpeg file, it can be displayed when you 
query the point. Your query template would have to be set in the layers 
that had used the pixmap symbols and placed relative to the map file in 
the generated gmapfactory application.

This has definitely been done before; maybe some other users can 
provide detailed information. You could also look through the archives 
for the mapserver-users list as this is not maplab specific.

Zak James
Applications and Software Development
DM Solutions Group Inc.

On Jul 30, 2004, at 7:28 AM, Kenneth Slot wrote:

> I have a problem with my mapserver using maplab.
> I have a layer called pics.shp containing hyperlink to some jpg files. 
> and
> the coordinates from where the picture was taken.
> I would like the points to be listet in my map with a special icon, not
> the standard listed in maplab, but with the typical jpg icon so you 
> can se
> its a picture, is this possible, and how?
> Next i would like it to be possible to click on the icon in the map and
> get the choosen picture downloadet in a new window. Has any one done
> these two things?
> Thanks!
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