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An Image over Shapefile

Topics: Algorithms, SharpMap v0.9 / v1.x, SharpMap v2.0
Oct 4, 2007 at 10:25 AM

Probably I don't know all about shapefiles. The shapefiles that I use with Sharpmap are composed by lines. This files are planes.

This planes are very simples and I need a more complex plane. I don't know if I can put labels, signs or another kind of symbols in a shapefile. I think that I can put an image with this kinds of symbols like a layer of the shapefile. With that I probably obtain a georeference image. It's that possible? Can I add a image in a layer in Sharpmap as big as the shapefile and use this image as a georeference image?

Briefly, I need a more complex shapefile, a shapefile like a complex map.

Sorry, but it's very difficult for me to express my ideas in English.

Thanks in advanced.
Oct 5, 2007 at 1:39 PM

What kinds of map do you use with sharpmap? Shapefiles or georeferenced images?

Oct 14, 2007 at 4:01 AM
Hi VansFannel,

You can use both Shapefiles and georeferenced images. You just add one layer for each type. Does this help?
Oct 14, 2007 at 8:17 AM
Hi codekaizen,

Your answer helps me a lot.

I have another question: Can I make a map object with only one layer containing a georeferenced image?