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<title>Change Mouse Cursor when Hovering Layer - Azure Maps Web SDK Samples</title>
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<!-- Add references to the Azure Maps Map control JavaScript and CSS files. -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="" type="text/css" />
<script src=""></script>
<script type='text/javascript'>
var map, datasource, testDataSize = 100;
function GetMap() {
//Point the Azure Maps domain to the US Azure Gov Cloud domain.
//Initialize a map instance.
map = new atlas.Map('myMap', {
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 and add it to the map.
datasource = new atlas.source.DataSource();
//Add random point features to data source.
//Create a layer to render the point data.
var symbolLayer = new atlas.layer.SymbolLayer(datasource);
//When the mouse is over the layer, change the cursor to be a pointer.'mouseover', symbolLayer, function () {
map.getCanvasContainer().style.cursor = 'pointer';
//When the mouse leaves the item on the layer, change the cursor back to the default which is grab.'mouseout', symbolLayer, function () {
map.getCanvasContainer().style.cursor = 'grab';
function generateRandomPoints(cnt) {
var layerData = [];
for (var i = 0; i < cnt; i++) {
layerData.push(new[Math.random() * 360 - 180, Math.random() * 170 - 85]), {
title: 'Pin_' + i
return layerData;
<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">Change Mouse Cursor when Hovering Layer</h1></legend>
This sample shows how to change the mouse cursor when hovering over shapes in a layer. This will work with the bubble, line, polygon and symbol layer.