• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 719
  • Last Modified:

vs2008 asp.net Imagemap control questions

I would like to use the Imagemap control in vs2008. I have a map of Oregon and want to adds some polygonHotSpots. Then I would like to show some pictures of the hot spot area on rollover or (on clicked). I have two questions...

#1 As there does not seem to be a graphical tool to draw on the image to set the coordinates, what is the best way to figure that out?

#2 Once I have the hot spots, how do I control the attributes of the other image controls on the page?
0
BPSRobert
Asked:
BPSRobert
1 Solution
 
wht1986Commented:
Mapedit is good to make image maps
http://www.boutell.com/mapedit/

you can have the hotspot run a javascript function so you can display rollover images etc  Below is some pseudo to help give you an idea

<script language="javascript">
function showtext(place){
document.myform.display.value = place
}
</script>

<map name="mapname">
<area shape="polygon" onMouseOver="showtext('Cash_Register')" onMouseOut="showtext('')" alt="Cash" coords="94,10,95,25" href="file1.html">
<area shape="polygon" onMouseOver="showtext('Cellular_Phone')" onMouseOut="showtext('')" alt="Cell Phone" coords="206,2,209,19" href="file2.html">
<area shape="polygon" onMouseOver="showtext('Toy_Box')" onMouseOut="showtext('')" alt="box" coords="356,25,359,75" href="file3.html">
<area shape="default" nohref>
</map>
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Cloud Class® Course: Ruby Fundamentals

This course will introduce you to Ruby, as well as teach you about classes, methods, variables, data structures, loops, enumerable methods, and finishing touches.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now