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  • geography data display on maps

    Hello,

    I store geography data type as polygon in SQL server from an alpha web form. How can I display those polygons on maps in Alpha?

    Thanks

  • #2
    Re: geography data display on maps

    Only available in the grid component.
    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
    Albert Einstein, (attributed)
    US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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    • #3
      Re: geography data display on maps

      Pete... why/how only available in grids?

      Luan... what version of SQL Server? What version of Alpha? Mapping using what? I believe this has less to do this Alpha than with SQL Server and whatever you're using for mapping. How about an example of data as well.

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      • #4
        Re: geography data display on maps

        Have spent time with Selwyn on this and he confirms polygons and polygon search are not supported in the UX component - if you have a way l'm all ears.
        Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
        Albert Einstein, (attributed)
        US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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        • #5
          Re: geography data display on maps

          I guess I don't understand... although there's not much info given in the original question... and subsequently what the issue is with a UX. However Luan, is this what you want to do?

          http://youtu.be/G1QJ623juyQ?hd=1

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          • #6
            Re: geography data display on maps

            So David are you saying the video demo's a UX component with polyone search capabilities, if so would you share your method. Cheers, Pete
            Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
            Albert Einstein, (attributed)
            US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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            • #7
              Re: geography data display on maps

              Luan didn't mention a polygon search - he asked about displaying a polygon on a map in Alpha. The video shows displaying a Google Map from an Alpha html page a UX within a PanelCard. The polygon can exist in sql server as a geography type and as a computed column (text). You can then query the computed column, get the polygon data, format it the way you need it, and send it along to the html page. Not sure where the polygon search discussion came from.

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              • #8
                Re: geography data display on maps

                OK - I see, do you know how anyway?
                Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
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                US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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                • #9
                  Re: geography data display on maps

                  How anyway? You mean Polygon search? But you said, and you said that Selwyn said,... it can't be done. I'm confused.

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                  • #10
                    Re: geography data display on maps

                    Well I thought I would ask as you are always looking for ways to do things - your pivot grid for example (also not supported by Alpha out of the box). I was just wondering if you had ventured down the polygon search path - your way. Thanks for your response, all good. Pete.
                    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
                    Albert Einstein, (attributed)
                    US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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                    • #11
                      Re: geography data display on maps

                      I'm actually unsure why this is an Alpha thing. Isn't a polygon search more of a sql thing.

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                      • #12
                        Re: geography data display on maps

                        It's ok - just leave it - will speak later about the UDP project.
                        Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
                        Albert Einstein, (attributed)
                        US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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