Skip to content

Month: November 2019

Applying a Directional Styling in a WPF Application

This ThinkGeo WPF ApplyDirectionPointStyleForLineStyle functionality for .NET Core will guide you through drawing lineStyles in the form of directional arrows on a map. The direction Point can be an image or a glyph, it not only rotates the icon across the angle of the road, but also provides a way to customize the rotation of the direction point. The arrows highlighted in the red circle in the following screenshot are customized based on the line’s attributes. This sample supports ThinkGeo UI for WPF version 12.0 Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Using “ClassBreak” styling to create dynamic maps

In this project you will see how to use the ClassBreakStyle to group and render features by values. ClassBreakStyle is a useful technique as it allows you to group various features by the specified values, then applies differently style to the feature groups. One of the first steps in creating an interactive map that highlights different classes of data is creating unique iconography to translate that onto the map.

For a hands-on demo of the code please visit the ThinkGeo Github page and download the sample today. Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Using WPF “TextStyling” with ThinkGeo UI

When you think of displaying points on a map, usually you think of representing them with symbols or icons. ThinkGeo’s PointStyle class is typically employed here, but what if you have a font containing symbols you want to use? In our ThinkGeo’s latest sample available on GitHub, we demonstrate how to do exactly that, using the TextStyle class instead of PointStyle. For the symbol font, we’re using our own Map Icons Web Font which you can download and use freely in your applications, or you can load your own custom .ttf Continue reading

Leave a Comment