[mapguide-users] SDF & Postgres Join problem
Bogdan.Modzelewski at procad.pl
Mon Jul 31 01:45:46 EDT 2006
> This is similar to problems users were having with other kinds of joins. My guess is that you'll have to wait for the 1.0.1 release for this to be fixed.
So, we have a new version 1.0.1, but a bug is still there. After
installing MapGuide 1.0.1 and MapGuide Studio 2007 situation haven't
changed at all.
Does anybody encounter such a thing? Is there any fix for it? Or maybe
I'm doing something wrong?
> At first I'd like to sorry for my bad english, but I'm not native speaker.
> I'm new to GIS (and MapGuide in particular) and after 2 days of software
> learning I've encountered a serious problem (at least for me) - SDF &
> PostgreSQL data joining.
> I'm working with a simple test project in MapGuide Studio Preview. I've
> just imported small SDF file with a few polygons, created layer and
> selected that SDF as a feature source. Everything goes well by this
> point - data is drawed on a map and I can select individual polygons.
> But then I've tried connection with database for automatic labeling and
> tool tips. So, I've created PG connection data and then edited SDF
> feature source to join with PG database by a key. Then I've gone to
> layer edit, selected "PGconnection" as a feature class, Data as a
> geometry (because I'd like to draw geometry from SDF and use DB only for
> labeling). Then I've selected DB properties I'd like to display, set
> Feature label and start a map. At first it looked like it worked as I'd
> want to - polygons were drawed and labels from DB were at correct
> position. But there is a problem also - polygons are not selectable
> anymore :-( Tooltiping also does not working. Of course map option:
> "Features on layer can be selected" for that layer is checked on.
> When I change Feature Class to SDF polygon selecting works again, but
> I've no access to database data, so labeling doesn't work.
> So, what can I do to correct this problem?
> Now I've made a simple workaround - I've created a copy of layer: one
> using DB connection and second not. For a layer with DB joining I've set
> a line color the same like a background so features are not displayed,
> but labels are. Second layer draws just a features (selectable). But
> it's not a solution, for example tool tips are still not working.
> Best Regards,
> Bogdan Modzelewski
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