MapIconMaker

This gives you static functions for creating dynamically sized and colored marker icons using the Charts API marker output.

namespace MapIconMaker

This namespace contains functions that you can use to easily create dynamically sized, colored, and labeled icons.

Static Methods

Static Methods Return Value Description
createFlatIcon(opts?) GIcon Creates a flat icon based on the specified options in the MarkerIconOptions argument. Supported options are: width, height, primaryColor, shadowColor, label, labelColor, labelSize, and shape..
createLabeledMarkerIcon(opts?) GIcon Creates a labeled marker icon based on the specified options in the MarkerIconOptions argument. Supported options are: primaryColor, strokeColor, starPrimaryColor, starStrokeColor, label, labelColor, and addStar.
createMarkerIcon(opts?) GIcon Creates an icon based on the specified options in the MarkerIconOptions argument. Supported options are: width, height, primaryColor, strokeColor, and cornerColor.

class MarkerIconOptions

This class represents optional arguments to createMarkerIcon, createFlatIcon, or createLabeledMarkerIcon. Each of the functions use a subset of these arguments. See the function descriptions for the list of supported options. There is no constructor for this class. Instead, this class is instantiated as a javascript object literal.

Properties

Properties Type Description
addStar Boolean Specifies whether to add a star to the edge of the icon. The default value is false.
cornerColor String Specifies, as a hexadecimal string, the color used for the top corner of the icon. If you'd like the icon to have a consistent color, make the this the same as the primaryColor. The default value is "#ffffff".
height Number Specifies, in pixels, the height of the icon. The default value is 32.
label String Specifies a character or string to display inside the body of the icon. Generally, one or two characters looks best. The default value is "".
labelColor String Specifies, as a hexadecimal string, the color used for the label text. The default value is "#000000".
labelSize Number Specifies, in pixels, the size of the label text. If set to 0, the text auto-sizes to fit the icon body. The default value is 0.
primaryColor String Specifies, as a hexadecimal string, the color used for the majority of the icon body. The default value is "#ff0000".
shadowColor String Specifies, as a hexadecimal string, the color used for the shadow of the icon. The default value is "#000000".
shape String Specifies shape of the icon. Current options are "circle" for a circle or "roundrect" for a rounded rectangle. The default value is "circle".
starPrimaryColor String Specifies, as a hexadecimal string, the color used for the star body. The default value is "#FFFF00".
starStrokeColor String Specifies, as a hexadecimal string, the color used for the outside line (stroke) of the star. The default value is "#0000FF".
strokeColor String Specifies, as a hexadecimal string, the color used for the outside line (stroke) of the icon. The default value is "#000000".
width Number Specifies, in pixels, the width of the icon. The width may include some blank space on the side, depending on the height of the icon, as the icon will scale its shape proportionately. The default value is 32.