Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#186 closed defect (fixed)

Legend Items do not display

Reported by: pdeschamps Owned by: pdeschamps
Priority: P2 Milestone: 2.0
Component: Core Version: SVN
Severity: Minor Keywords:
Cc: Browser: All
External ID: Operating System: All
state: New


in svn rev 1694. the legend items do not render. The issue was some string => boolean conversion that was hapening in Layers.js. Aparently MapGuide is setting these booleans as strings and we needed to convert them into Booleans.

            this.editable = o.editable=="true"?true:false;
            this.visible = o.visible=="true"?true:false;
            this.selectable = o.selectable=="true"?true:false;
            this.displayInLegend = o.displayInLegend=="true"?true:false;
            this.expandInLegend = o.expandInLegend=="true"?true:false;
            this.actuallyVisible = o.actuallyVisible=="true"?true:false;

However in Mapserver it was already a boolean and thus making all these items false causing a legend to display with no items.

For the time being until we equalize this: "To be or Not to be a string" issue I am patching up this with an if typeof = boolean This bug should remain open for us to trac this MG / MS differences. As we go deeper in the rabbit hole.

Change History (4)

comment:1 by pdeschamps, 15 years ago

Version: 1.1.0SVN

comment:2 by pdeschamps, 15 years ago

In MapGuide/LoadMap.php we have a function "BooleanToString" that is converting a Boolean into a string. It has been suggested that I remove these calls so mapserver / mapguide behave the same way.

I have removed the string comparisons in Layers.js reverting it back to a boolean = boolean statement and removed all calls to BooleanToString in LoadMap.php.

If someone could explain why we are doing this anyway for mapguide that would be great. I will leave this open for that discussion.

comment:3 by pagameba, 15 years ago

(In [1699]) Re #186, convert one more string boolean value to a real boolean value.

comment:4 by madair, 15 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

closing, flags in the LoadMap response are now being returned as booleans

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