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Map Providers

Map control support map providers such as OpenStreetMap that can be added to any layers in maps.

Open Street Map

OpenStreetMap is a map of the entire world. The OpenStreetMap allows you to view, edit and use geographical data in a collaborative way from any place on the Earth.

Enable OSM

You can enable this feature by setting the layerType property value as “OSM”.

import { Maps } from '@syncfusion/ej2-maps';
let map: Maps = new Maps({
    layers: [
        {
            layerType: 'OSM',
            urlTemplate: 'http://a.tile.openstreetmap.org/level/tileX/tileY.png'
        }]
});
map.appendTo('container');

URL Template

The urlTemplate property determines the format of tile map. You can specify the template for the tile layer.

Bing Map

Bing Map is a key feature in accessing the external geospatial imagery services for deep-zoom satellite view.

Enable Bing Maps

You can enable this feature by defining the layerType as “bing”. To get the type of bing map as aerial, aerialwithlabel and road.

import { Maps } from '@syncfusion/ej2-maps';
let map: Maps = new Maps({
    layers: [{
        layerType: 'Bing',
        bingMapType: 'AerialWithLabel',
        key: '// …bingMapKey'
    }]
});
map.appendTo('container');

Key

The bing Map key is provided as input to this key property. The Bing Map key can be obtained from http://www.microsoft.com/maps/create-a-bing-maps-key.aspx.

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