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Welcome to the ThinkGeo Community!

The ThinkGeo Developer Community is your hub for support, ideas, and tips for all things Map Suite. There are just a few simple rules and guidelines we ask you to follow:

  • Your first post in the discussion forums will be held for moderator approval. Once your message has been approved, you will be able to make future posts without moderation.

  • Please search before creating a new topic, as it is very possible someone may have already asked the question.

  • Make sure to be descriptive in your topic, give it a good title and include any relevant information such as source code, screenshots, etc. This will help expedite response time.

  • If your question is product specific, please make sure to post under that product. That helps us keep things organized.

  • If you want to ask a specific question, you can flag your topic to make it easier for the admin or moderator to see that you need help.

  • If you’re looking for documentation and other reference information on how to use Map Suite, please browse our online Support Center.

  • Let’s keep it friendly! Absolutely no profanity or personal attacks will be tolerated.

  • Please no spamming; we don’t like SPAM.

  • Please share your questions, ideas, comments, feedback - we want it all!

Everything under One Page - Keep Scrolling:

There are no next page buttons or page numbers – to read more, just keep scrolling down!
As new posts comes in, they will appear automatically.

Navigating:

  • To search, set user preference, see the menu icon go to buttons on the upper right.

  • Any topic title will take you to the next unread post. Use the last activity time and post count to enter at the top or bottom.

  • While reading a topic, jump to the top ↑ by selecting the topic title. Select the progress bar at the bottom right for the navigation controls, or use the home and end keys.

How to reply?

  • To reply to the topic, use the reply button at the very bottom of the page.

  • To reply to a specific post, use the reply button on that post.

  • To take the conversation into a different direction, but keep the topics linked together use reply as linked Topic to the right of the post.

How to quote?

To quote someone in your reply, select the text you wish to quote, then press any Reply button.

How to ping someone?

To ping someone in your reply, mention their name. Type @ and an autocompleter will pop up. If you need help, you can ping our staff members.

How to post source code?

To post your source code, select the code snippet text, then click preformatted text icon button on the visual editor toolbar.

Here is an example of what your formatted source code snippet will look like:

protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    if (!Map1.CustomOverlays.Contains("Markers"))
    {
        // Add a new feature as a marker
        Map1.MarkerOverlay.Features.Add("Marker", new Feature(0, 52));

        // Set the marker style, and make it available all over the zoomlevels.
        Map1.MarkerOverlay.ZoomLevelSet.ZoomLevel01.DefaultMarkerStyle.WebImage = new WebImage("../../theme/default/img/marker_blue.gif", 21, 25);
        Map1.MarkerOverlay.ZoomLevelSet.ZoomLevel01.ApplyUntilZoomLevel = ApplyUntilZoomLevel.Level20;
    }
}

How to post attachments?

To post your attachments, click upload icon button on the visual editor toolbar, you can also drag and drop or paste images into the editor to upload them.

Please observe the following limitations when attaching files:

  • Attachments must be less than 3MB in size.

  • Only files with the following extensions are allowed:

  • .bmp

  • .c

  • .cpp

  • .cs

  • .csproj

  • .doc

  • .docx

  • .gif

  • .h

  • .htm

  • .html

  • .jpg

  • .js

  • .pdf

  • .png

  • .sln

  • .txt

  • .vb

  • .vbproj

  • .xaml

  • .xml

  • .zip

Use Emoji to express yourself:

For standard Emoji, just start typing : or the traditional smileys :) :smile:

What else is there?

There are action buttons at the bottom of each post.

To let someone know that you enjoyed their post, use the like button. If you see a problem with a post, use the flag button to let it be known.
You can also share a link to a post or bookmark it for later reference in your user page.

Who is talking to me?

When someone replies to your post, quotes your post, or mentions your @username, a number will appear at the top right of the page. Use it to access your notifications.

Don’t worry about missing a reply – you’ll be emailed replies (and messages) if you aren’t online when they arrive.

New conversations?

By default all conversations less than two days old are considered new, and any conversation you’ve participated in (replied to, created, or read for an extended period) will automatically be tracked.
You will “new” in blue and number indicators next to the topics:

You can change the individual notification state of a topic via the control at the bottom of the topic (this can also be set by category). To change how you track topics, define new ones, etc. set your user preferences on the upper right:

This topic is now a banner. It will appear at the top of every page until it is dismissed by the user.

This topic is no longer a banner. It will no longer appear at the top of every page.