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A Symbolizer describes how a feature is drawn on a map. The Symbolizer defines both the shape of a geometry and a graphical representation of a feature such as color, opacity, fill pattern, etc.

MapSurfer.NET has 13 different types of symbolizers. They are:

%!IMPORTANT IMPORTANT:!% Please note that OpenGIS Symbology Encoding Implementation Specification official supports only LineSymbolizer, PolygonSymbolizer, PointSymbolizer, TextSymbolizer and RasterSymbolizer. All other symbolizers are introduced only in MapSurfer.NET. Therefore, they are not necessarily supported by other mapping toolkits.

Basic parameters

Each symbolizer type in MapSurfer.NET has the following default parameters:

Parameter Name Value Type Description Required
Abstract String An abstract is a brief summary of the symbolizer. No
Name String The name of the symbolizer. Default value is empty string (""). No
Enabled Boolean Indicates whether the symbolizer is considered in styling or not. Default value is True. No