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Posts: 54
Registered: ‎11-12-2009
My Device: Not Specified

MapImage : Unable to display custom bitmap

Hi all,


I have been working on the Map field for Blackberry JDE 7.0 and above. I use the RichMapField, and MapLocations in order to plot the points on my map and render it.


Now, I want the red bubble of the MapLocation to be replaced by a custom bitmap image. I tried using the MapImage to achieve this.


When I configure the image as a uri, it works fine and displays the custom image :


RichMapField richMapField = MapFactory.getInstance().generateRichMapField();
MapDataModel model = richMapField.getModel();
MapImage mapImage=new MapImage(LATITUDE_A,LONGITUDE_A, "res://app1.png");


However, when I configure the image as a bitmap, it doesnt show my image, and just displays a default blue colored image (which I cant even find in the res folder! )


RichMapField richMapField = MapFactory.getInstance().generateRichMapField();
MapDataModel model = richMapField.getModel();
Bitmap mapBitmap = Bitmap.getBitmapResource("app1.png");
MapImage mapImage=new MapImage(LATITUDE_A,LONGITUDE_A, mapBitmap);


In short , configuring the image as uri works, whereas doing the same as a bitmap doesnt! I cant use the uri since I have the images stored locally and need ONLY the bitmap thing to work. 


Please help if you have seen a similar issue..