[mapguide-users] RE: ODBC problem...

Dave Wilson dave.wilson at autodesk.com
Wed Apr 19 10:26:16 EDT 2006

Am I correct in understanding you are using the spatial resource as the
Secondary resource? The Spatial resource needs to be the primary
resource if this is what the layer is to be based on. The join is
generally for attaching attribute data to spatial data such as adding
properties from an Access table to an SDF.
Point data from an ODBC resource should also work as a primary resource.
Dave Wilson


From: Andy Morsell [mailto:amorsell at spatialgis.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 6:22 PM
To: users at mapguide.osgeo.org
Subject: RE: [mapguide-users] RE: ODBC problem...

Here are the steps I took to create the join.  Note that I wasn't able
to do with anything with the join in terms of creating a layer from it,

*	Once your datasource is setup and you can see the tables listed
in the Refine Data Setup area, click the New Extended Feature Class
*	Choose your other datasource in the repository that you are
connecting to 
*	Choose the Primary Feature class (table) 
*	Click on your New Join below the Extension you just created 
*	You will most likely only have one option for the Secondary
class (table) 
*	Select your Primary Column and Secondary Column fields.  These
are the key fields tying together your primary (tabular) and secondary
(spatial) datasources. 

If you get this far, please let us know if you can successfully create a
layer where you can view the resultant objects.  I also tried creating a
layer from X and Y points in a table from this database and, again, was
not able to view the resultant geometry.

Andy Morsell 

-----Original Message----- 
From: Thud732 [mailto:devlin.fung at sapience360.com
<mailto:devlin.fung at sapience360.com> ] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 4:30 PM 
To: users at mapguide.osgeo.org 
Subject: [mapguide-users] RE: ODBC problem... 

Hi Andy: 

Can you please outline your 'join connection' steps? I was able to
establish a successful test connection, but failed when joining.

Thank you. 
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