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[[Category:Nokia Maps]][[Category:Code Snippet]][[Category:JavaScript]]
 
{{Abstract|This article explains how to draw a rectangle on Nokia maps.}}
 
{{Abstract|This article explains how to draw a rectangle on Nokia maps.}}
  
 
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==Introduction==
 
  
In this article is shown how to draw a rectangle on Nokia Maps.
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{{SeeAlso|
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*  [http://api.maps.nokia.com/en/maps/intro.html Nokia Maps API]
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* [http://api.maps.nokia.com/en/playground/examples/maps/map_objects/geoshapes.html Adding shapes onto the map]
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==Prerequisites==
 
==Prerequisites==
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Nokia Maps API supported web browser (basically any modern web browser)
 
Nokia Maps API supported web browser (basically any modern web browser)
  
==Important about Maps credentials==
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==Important note about maps credentials==
  
With Nokia Maps API you can start without having any credentials given, but you might face a performance gap. In order to get the full potential out of the
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Nokia provides several services options within the Maps API offering. The service is free to use, but  you must obtain and use authentication and authorization credentials to use the services. Please read the
offering, you must get the credentials that authenticate your application against the Services. Please read through the Location API.
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[http://developer.here.net/terms_conditions Terms and Conditions] and check the [http://developer.here.net/web/guest/plans Pricing Plans page]  to decide which business model best fits your needs. Authentication requires unique Maps API credentials, namely an AppId and a token. You can get these credentials free for free following the instructions [http://developer.here.net/docs/maps_js/topics/credentials.html#acquiring-credentials here]
 
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For more information on how to obtain the credentials, please start with the  Nokia Maps API Developers Guide section "Acquiring API credentials"
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==Implementation==
 
==Implementation==
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This is a full example with HTML and JavaScript.
 
This is a full example with HTML and JavaScript.
  
<code java>
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<code javascript>
<html>
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<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<head>
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<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<script type="text/javascript"
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    <head>
    src="http://api.maps.nokia.com/2.0.0/jsl.js" charset="utf-8">
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      <title>Rectangle</title>
</script>
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      <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
</head>
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      <script type="text/javascript"
<body>
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            src="http://api.maps.nokia.com/2.2.4/jsl.js" charset="utf-8">
<div id="map" style="width:100%; height:80%;"></div>
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        </script>
</body>
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    </head>
<script type="text/javascript">
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    <body>
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        <div id="mapContainer" style="z-index: -1; left:0px; top:0px; width: 100%; height: 80%; position: absolute;"></div>
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        <script type="text/javascript">
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/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
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// Don't forget to set your API credentials
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//
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// Replace with your appId and token which you can obtain when you
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// register on http://api.developer.nokia.com/
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//
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nokia.Settings.set( "appId", "YOUR APP ID GOES HERE");
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nokia.Settings.set( "authenticationToken", "YOUR AUTHENTICATION TOKEN GOES HERE");
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//
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/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
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var myBoundingBox = new nokia.maps.geo.BoundingBox ([53.1, 13.1], [43.1, 40.1]);
 
var myBoundingBox = new nokia.maps.geo.BoundingBox ([53.1, 13.1], [43.1, 40.1]);
 
   
 
   
var map = new nokia.maps.map.Display(document.getElementById("map"),  // new instance of Ovi Maps
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var map = new nokia.maps.map.Display(document.getElementById("mapContainer"),  // new instance of Nokia Maps
 
{
 
{
 
     components: [ new nokia.maps.map.component.Behavior(),
 
     components: [ new nokia.maps.map.component.Behavior(),
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           width: 8
 
           width: 8
 
     }));
 
     }));
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</script>
 
</script>
 
</body>
 
</body>
 
</html>
 
</html>
</code>
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</code>
  
==For more on Nokia Maps API==
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==Screenshot==
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[[File:NokiaMapsRectangleReal.png]]
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==For more on the Nokia Maps API==
  
 
Please check out the Nokia Maps API full documentation and API reference here:
 
Please check out the Nokia Maps API full documentation and API reference here:
* http://api.maps.nokia.com/2.0.0
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* [http://developer.here.net/javascript_api Nokia Maps API]
 
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You may also access the interactive Nokia Maps API playground,
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* http://api.maps.nokia.com/playground/index.html
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==Tested with==
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* Google Chrome 11.0x
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You may also access the interactive API explorer
* Mozilla Firefox 5.0
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* [http://developer.here.net/javascript_api_explorer API explorer]

Revision as of 14:30, 14 March 2013

This article explains how to draw a rectangle on Nokia maps.

Article Metadata
Tested with
Devices(s): Internet Explorer, Google chrome, Firefox, Opera
Compatibility
Platform(s): Web browser
Dependencies: Nokia Maps 2.2.4
Article
Keywords: Nokia Maps, JavaScript, shapes, rectangle
Created: Maveric (21 Jun 2011)
Updated: avnee.nathani (31 Dec 2011)
Last edited: jasfox (14 Mar 2013)

Contents

Prerequisites

Nokia Maps API supported web browser (basically any modern web browser)

Important note about maps credentials

Nokia provides several services options within the Maps API offering. The service is free to use, but you must obtain and use authentication and authorization credentials to use the services. Please read the Terms and Conditions and check the Pricing Plans page to decide which business model best fits your needs. Authentication requires unique Maps API credentials, namely an AppId and a token. You can get these credentials free for free following the instructions here

Implementation

API Definition of Rectangle:

    new nokia.maps.map.Rectangle (bounds, props)

Definition for the BoundingBox, used to form the rectangle:

new nokia.maps.geo.BoundingBox (topLeft, [bottomRight, [skipValidation]])

Example code

This is a full example with HTML and JavaScript.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<title>Rectangle</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
<script type="text/javascript"
src="http://api.maps.nokia.com/2.2.4/jsl.js" charset="utf-8">
</script>
</head>
<body>
 
<div id="mapContainer" style="z-index: -1; left:0px; top:0px; width: 100%; height: 80%; position: absolute;"></div>
<script type="text/javascript">
/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// Don't forget to set your API credentials
//
// Replace with your appId and token which you can obtain when you
// register on http://api.developer.nokia.com/
//
nokia.Settings.set( "appId", "YOUR APP ID GOES HERE");
nokia.Settings.set( "authenticationToken", "YOUR AUTHENTICATION TOKEN GOES HERE");
//
/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
 
var myBoundingBox = new nokia.maps.geo.BoundingBox ([53.1, 13.1], [43.1, 40.1]);
 
var map = new nokia.maps.map.Display(document.getElementById("mapContainer"), // new instance of Nokia Maps
{
components: [ new nokia.maps.map.component.Behavior(),
new nokia.maps.map.component.ZoomBar(),
new nokia.maps.map.component.Overview(),
new nokia.maps.map.component.TypeSelector(),
new nokia.maps.map.component.ScaleBar()],
'zoomLevel': 4,
'center':[53.1, 13.1]
});
 
map.set("baseMapType", map.NORMAL);
 
map.objects.add(
new nokia.maps.map.Rectangle(myBoundingBox,
{
precision: 36,
simplify: 16,
fillColor: "FFFFCC",
color: "E8FA75",
width: 8
}));
 
</script>
</body>
</html>

Screenshot

NokiaMapsRectangleReal.png

For more on the Nokia Maps API

Please check out the Nokia Maps API full documentation and API reference here:

You may also access the interactive API explorer

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