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Flex App marker symbol specs -ESRI Hotel mapping app example

February 19 2010 | 3 comments
Categories: Symbology

Perhaps you've seen the ESRI UC hotel reservation interactive Flex App that allows users to see hotels which are vacant and which are full. We have been trying develop a similar type app with different content, but we are curious as to the marker symbology that's used in the app. The hotel icons. We can't seem to get the specs right on various BMPs, PNGs, EMFs/resolution/size all sorts of problems. It would be good to know what was used in this app so we could make our marer symbols look better.
Can you put me in touch with the person that designed these?


Mapping Center Answer:

We didn't construct that map ourselves so I think the best thing to do would be to use the Contact Us link on the bottom of the Web page to ask your quesiton.

Still trying to find a contact posted by Preston Beck on Feb 25 2010 11:54AM
In your answer you said to use the Contact Us link at the bottom of the web page. That link is an ESRI link. Funny I thought I was contacting ESRI. Do you not know within your organization who created this app? Or was it outsourced? Perhaps Google?
will check into this posted by Aileen Buckley on Feb 25 2010 1:21PM
That Contact Us link does not come back to us here on Mapping Center -- it is specific to the page on which the map resides, which we do not administer. I will see if I can find out more here from my end.
Image symbols and Tech Support posted by Aileen Buckley on Feb 25 2010 4:13PM
We investigated this a bit and the work was done using the normal graphics symbol development that we recommend, as far we know (usually the export of a digital illustration to a PNG32 that can be used as a symbol on a web map). So if you are experiencing multiple problems with image symbols and their uses in online maps, please contact Tech Support. The direct link for submitting a support request to ESRI Support Services is as follows:

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