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5 years 7 months ago - 5 years 7 months ago #62753 by prady
Hi, I'm trying to set up the mapping service to display a satellite or hybrid view... can anybody help me?

Thanks in advance!

Nicola
Last Edit: 5 years 7 months ago by prady.

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5 years 7 months ago - 5 years 7 months ago #62822 by prady
Solved:
In survey_runtime.js
I added this string:

map.setMapType(G_HYBRID_MAP);

after this one

var map = new GMap2(document.getElementById("gmap_canvas_" + question));
Last Edit: 5 years 7 months ago by prady.

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5 years 7 months ago #62823 by tpartner
You can add map controls or set the default map type in scripts/survey_runtime.js.

Find this line:
map.addControl(new GSmallMapControl());

And insert this line after it:
map.addControl(new GMapTypeControl());

To set the default map type, add this line next:
map.setMapType(G_SATELLITE_MAP);

The most common map types are:
- G_NORMAL_MAP displays the default road map view.
- G_SATELLITE_MAP displays Google Earth satellite images.
- G_HYBRID_MAP displays a mixture of normal and satellite views.
- G_PHYSICAL_MAP displays a physical map based on terrain information.

Cheers,
Tony Partner

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5 years 7 months ago #62826 by prady
Thanks!!!

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3 years 2 months ago #101906 by velvetmonster
The code has changed.

Here is the current method for updating from ROADMAP to HYBRID:

Change this:

mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.ROADMAP

to this:

mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.HYBRID

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2 years 1 week ago - 2 years 1 week ago #117073 by c_schmitz
Unfortunately the solutions offered so far do require a change of the core files.
In case of a version update they will be gone, nor does everyone have the ability to change the core files by themselves.

The following codelines can be put into the template.js file (which can be edited by a normal LimeSurvey administrator) and adjusted as seen fit.
$(document).ready(function(){
 
    $.each(gmaps, function( mapid, map ) {
        if (mapid.indexOf("marker")==-1)
            map.setMapTypeId(google.maps.MapTypeId.HYBRID);
    });
 
});
 

In this example the map type is set to hybrid. That way only the survey using the particular template is affected. Valid values are

HYBRID Displays a photographic map + roads and city names
ROADMAP Displays a normal, default 2D map
SATELLITE Displays a photographic map
TERRAIN Displays a map with mountains, rivers, etc.

Best regards

Carsten Schmitz
LimeSurvey project leader
Last Edit: 2 years 1 week ago by c_schmitz.
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2 years 1 week ago #117076 by OMN
Tested here, working perfectly. Thanks Schmitz.
Ouassim Manout

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