5 Replies Latest reply: Apr 8, 2015 3:40 AM by Patrik Lundblad RSS

    map size

    Fernando Keuroglian

      hi expert

       

      i have a problem whit a map in sense

       

      i see the points ok, but the size is something extrange, the size of the map, what could be?

       

      attached the qvf

       

      thank you a lot

       

      Fernando

        • Re: map size

          Hi Fernando,

           

          There are two maps in your sample.  On both you have not set a measure so this means all points will have the same size.

           

          On the second map (Sheet tesrt) the map points are quite small and the map is zoomed out.  You can right-click on a map and select Navigation which will display controls you can use to zoom in/out.

           

          Hope this helps?

           

          Kind regards,

           

          Rod

            • Re: map size
              Fernando Keuroglian

              Thank you Rod

               

              My problem is in the tesrt page

               

              altough put the navigation to do zoom in or out, when te app load the map see wrong,

               

              the points of the marks expresion dont have anything in common with the visualization of the map that i told you, dont?

               

              thank you a lot

                • Re: map size
                  Patrik Lundblad

                  Hi Fernando,

                   

                  In what way is the map wrong when the app loads?

                   

                  One of the things to keep in mind is that you're using a background map provider. They are using tiled pictures to create that background map, which means that they have pictures at different zoom levels. If you add the navigation and zoom in one step you will notice that not all dots fits within the area. That's why it at the start is zoomed out as far as it is, there is no other zoom level by that background map that fits all the dots inside.

                   

                  You can test this by turning off the background map, then you'll see that the zoom is set to fit the dots inside. At least from the north-south perspective. The empty areas on the side is due to the aspect ratio you have on the map object.

                   

                  Regards,

                  Patrik

                    • Re: map size
                      Fernando Keuroglian

                      Hi Patrik, thank you for your answer

                       

                      I try to explain and said that i do not understand why the map not "fit" in the object ok?

                       

                      i attached the image, and why repeat continent for example if I DO NOT do zoom in?

                       

                      if i use the zoom in , it works all right, but i want that something like "fit to.." and only see the wold map normaly (not repeated)

                        • Re: map size
                          Patrik Lundblad

                          That's how background maps works. If you zoom out in bing maps, google maps etc they do repeat the background. One of the reasons behind it is globalization, the map should be used in any region of the world and how we treat the center of a map is based on where we are located. A world map in a class room in America, Europe and Asia will all look different.

                          bing maps.png

                           

                          What they normally do to avoid that is to put a max zoom out level. We also have it as you can't zoom out further than the background map provider allows. But to avoid repetition and to make that max zoom out level not show anything but your area you will have to change the form factor of your map.

                           

                          Form factor.png

                           

                          Regards,

                          Patrik