PTV xMap Server: Some sample requests and maps

xMap-Test  is a stand-alone tool you can use to proceed requests with PTV xMap Server. It allows you

  • to insert additional layers into the request
  • to navigate within the map
  • to import/export xml requests

Today we uploaded several images and sample requests showing how to display different foreign-language town lables within a map.

PTV xServers are ready for unicode data and therefore able to display translations of town labels into various languages (if the data is provided within the map).

From a technical point of view the required feature is called a map profile and you simply have to add the following key to your engine profile (52 enables “german”):

 [config.street.generic]

language=52

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About Martina Beck

Martina Beck has been working for PTV since 2000. As certified computer scientist she was originally responsible for providing customers with technical support and she later moved on to the Product Management division. Since 2011 she has been working for PTV as an online marketing manager in international marketing with an emphasis on social media (et al. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube). The PTV Developer Blog is the PTV Developer Components' lead channel. The posts on important topics and trends originate from close cooperation with developers, the product management and other experts.

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