[OpenLayers-Users] Controls not working

G. Paolo Sanino V. research at leviathanchile.org
Fri Apr 4 14:10:25 EDT 2008

Hi, thanks so much!!!

After Eric, Frederic and Christopher 's support, the map is looking a lot 
better!!!  Thank you all for this great work.

With http://openlayers.org/api/2.6-rc1/OpenLayers.js
the ScaleLine and OverviewMap controls, are still not working; neither with 

I am using Firefox (with FireFTP) and Konqueror as browsers, and Kompozer for 
html editing, all under OpenSuSE 10.3's Linux distro. Under XP I see the same 

Maybe I should wait until 2.6... However MousePosition and 
addLayers/LayerSwitcher are doing great. Also, the markers are not where they 
should be (in land when they should be on the water) but after zooming in 
they are just right.

It is a lot better. You can see the changes on:


On Wednesday 02 April 2008 07:38:53 am Christopher Schmidt wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 02, 2008 at 08:47:56AM +0200, Frédéric Junod wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > You can't use the ScaleLine control because you're using and old version
> > of OpenLayers (http://www.openlayers.org/api/OpenLayers.js version 2.5).
> > The ScaleLine control was added after the 2.5 release.
> >
> > You have to use a more recent version of OpenLayers, the new stable
> > release is not ready yet but you can use the release candidate:
> > http://openlayers.org/api/2.6-rc1/OpenLayers.js
> > But this is not the final code !! When the final 2.6 will be released
> > this url will become obsolete ...
> Nothing in /api/ Ever goes away: You can continue to use 2.6-rc1 for all
> time, but it would not be wise to. However, it's only obsolete in the
> same way that /api/2.4/ is: You can safely use this in your application,
> you should just be aware that as soon as 2.6 is released, it will make
> sense for you to switch.
> Regards,

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