Ascendix Search Admin Guide

Custom Map ​​​Icons Configuration

Tagged with: Map, Configuration

Ascendix Search supports map icon configurations for both maps: Google Maps and OpenStreetMap. Optionally,  the product allows using own icon library.

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Please follow the instructions to configure custom icons:

Step 1. Prepare zip archive file with icons:

  1. Create a local folder in your machine with the appropriate name (for example MyFavoriteIcons)
  2. Add the set of icons into the folder. (Note: the supported formats: gif, jpeg, png)
  3. Add all icons to archive without inner folders. (Note: the supported archive format is zip only)

Step 2. Add prepared zip file to the Static resource:

  • ​From Setup, enter Static Resources in the Quick Find box, then select Static Resources.
  • Click New.
Ascendix Search map pins configuration adding static resources
  • In the Name text box, enter the text that will be used for custom icons.
  • Next to the File text box, click Choose File to navigate to a local copy of the resource that you want to upload.
  • Set the Cache-Control to the public
  • Click Save

Step 3. Configure custom icons for Ascendix Search

  • As a System Administrator, navigate to the Ascendix Search
  • After Ascendix Search loads, click on the gear icon in the top right corner of the Ascendix Search component to open the Ascendix Search Setup dialog
  • Select the Mapping tab
Ascendix Search Mapping configuration adding custom maps
  • Select the uploaded resource in the Static resource for custom map icons dropdown menu
  • Click the Save button to close the Ascendix Search Setup dialog

After this configuration, your icons appear in the Custom icons block in the icon picker. ​

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