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Getting the coordinates of a click in OpenLayers Map

06 Apr

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<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
<title>Getting the coordinates of a click in OpenLayers Map</title>
<script src="http://openlayers.org/api/OpenLayers.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript">
function init(){
map = new OpenLayers.Map('map');
base_layer = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "OpenLayers WMS",
"http://labs.metacarta.com/wms/vmap0", {layers: 'basic'} );
map.addLayer(base_layer);
map.setCenter(new OpenLayers.LonLat(79.8333,6.9167),7);

map.events.register('click', map, handleMapClick);
}

function handleMapClick(evt)
{
var lonlat = map.getLonLatFromViewPortPx(evt.xy);
alert("latitude : " + lonlat.lat + ", longitude : " + latitude);

}
</script>

</head>
<body onLoad="init()">
</body>
</html>

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Posted by on April 6, 2013 in Geo Programming, JavaScript

 

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