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  • DS 21 posts 162 karma points
    Jan 12, 2017 @ 20:50
    DS
    0

    MapBuilder: Error when using @Html.RenderMap()

    Per the documentation for this package, I have created a data source and a named map in the MapBuilder section. Next, I have called @Html.RenderMap(MAPALIAS) with the name of my map in my view.

    When attempting to load a test page with this view I receive this error:

    System.Web.Mvc.HtmlHelper

    • Is there a specific @using declaration I need to add for this package to work correctly?
    • I am running version Umbraco 7.5.3, does this package not support this version?

    Thank you

    My code for reference:

    @inherits Umbraco.Web.Mvc.UmbracoTemplatePage
    @{
        Layout = "MasterLayout.cshtml";
    }
    <div class="body-container">
        <div class="center-content float-center">
    
            <div class="contentBox">
                <div class="goldstripe"></div>
                <span style="font-size: 12px">@Umbraco.RenderMacro("Breadcrumbs")</span>
                <h1 class="largeHeader show-for-large">@Umbraco.Field("pageName")</h1>
                <br/>
                @Html.RenderMap(allLocations)
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
    
  • Kevin Jump 1444 posts 9344 karma points MVP 3x c-trib
    Jan 12, 2017 @ 20:54
    Kevin Jump
    100

    hi

    i think you need to include :

    @using MapBuilder.Library.ExtensionMethods
    

    or put the following line in namespaces section of the web.config in the views folder

    <add namespace="MapBuilder.Library.ExtensionMethods" />
    

    and it will be included on all razor scripts.

  • DS 21 posts 162 karma points
    Jan 12, 2017 @ 21:04
    DS
    0

    Thanks for the VERY fast response, that solved that problem.

    However, I am now receiving:

    The name 'allLocations' does not exist in the current context

    In reference to my map alias.

  • Kevin Jump 1444 posts 9344 karma points MVP 3x c-trib
    Jan 12, 2017 @ 21:25
    Kevin Jump
    0

    A slightly slower response then ;)

    I think the map alias needs to be a string, in your code allLocations is a variable that isn't set.

    I've never actually used this package, but I suspect the Alias had to be a string that maps to something in your config?

    Maybe putting quotes around allLocations might work?

  • DS 21 posts 162 karma points
    Jan 12, 2017 @ 22:07
    DS
    0

    Yep I figured that out, plus I changed the name to ensure it was unique.

    The page loads fine now. Unfortunately only the map container is being rendered, not the map itself.

    I think I may have to abandon this package if I can't get it working soon.

  • Mark Arndt Lønquist 20 posts 88 karma points
    Feb 08, 2017 @ 08:11
    Mark Arndt L√łnquist
    0

    Did you setup the datasource in the mapbuilder section?

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