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<title>Line layer with built-in icon template - Azure Maps Web SDK Samples</title>
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<link rel="stylesheet" href="" type="text/css" />
<script src=""></script>
<script type='text/javascript'>
var map, datasource;
function GetMap() {
//Point the Azure Maps domain to the US Azure Gov Cloud domain.
//Initialize a map instance.
map = new atlas.Map('myMap', {
center: [-122.135, 47.65],
zoom: 12,
style: 'night',
view: 'Auto',
//Add authentication details for connecting to Azure Maps.
authOptions: {
//Use Azure Active Directory authentication.
authType: 'anonymous',
clientId: 'c9f2f391-13f1-407b-a4a5-f0a241bacfbf', //Your Azure Active Directory client id for accessing your Azure Maps account.
getToken: function (resolve, reject, map) {
//URL to your authentication service that retrieves an Azure Active Directory Token.
var tokenServiceUrl = '';
fetch(tokenServiceUrl).then(r => r.text()).then(token => resolve(token));
//Alternatively, use an Azure Maps key. Get an Azure Maps key at NOTE: The primary key should be used as the key.
//authType: 'subscriptionKey',
//subscriptionKey: '<Your Azure Maps Key>'
//Wait until the map resources are ready.'ready', function () {
//Create a data source to add your data to.
datasource = new atlas.source.DataSource();
//Create a line and add it to the data source.
[-122.18822, 47.63208],
[-122.18204, 47.63196],
[-122.17243, 47.62976],
[-122.16419, 47.63023],
[-122.15852, 47.62942],
[-122.15183, 47.62988],
[-122.14256, 47.63451],
[-122.13483, 47.64041],
[-122.13466, 47.64422],
[-122.13844, 47.65440],
[-122.13277, 47.66515],
[-122.12779, 47.66712],
[-122.11595, 47.66712],
[-122.11063, 47.66735],
[-122.10668, 47.67035],
[-122.10565, 47.67498]
//Create an icon from one of the built-in templates and use it with a line/symbol layer.
map.imageSprite.createFromTemplate('myTemplatedIcon', 'car', 'DodgerBlue', '#fff').then(function () {
//Add a layers for rendering data.
//Add a line layer for displaying the line.
new atlas.layer.LineLayer(datasource, null, {
strokeColor: 'DeepPink',
strokeWidth: 3
//Add a symbol layer for rendering the arrow along the line.
new atlas.layer.SymbolLayer(datasource, null, {
lineSpacing: 100,
placement: 'line',
iconOptions: {
image: 'myTemplatedIcon',
allowOverlap: true,
anchor: 'center',
rotation: 90 //Since the car points up by default, rotate it 90 degrees so it points left. This will make the car point in the direction of the line.
<body onload="GetMap()">
<div id="myMap" style="position:relative;width:100%;min-width:290px;height:600px;"></div>
<fieldset style="width:calc(100% - 30px);min-width:290px;margin-top:10px;">
<legend><h1 style="font-size:16px">Line layer with built-in icon template</h1></legend>
This sample shows how to use a built-in icon template with a line layer. There are several icon templates available within the Azure Maps Web SDK.