We are also using the REST maps API and it is pretty annoying with the
red star. It would be great if this "undocumented" feature could be
removed/controlled via the API.
Really looking forward to see some progress in this area.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "adbrown1967" <adbrown@...> wrote:
> Yes, this is an old issue that people have mentioned for ages, but the
> service hasn't been updated. That image service was pretty much made
> available as an afterthought. I don't know when it will be updated,
> but I can bring it to people's attention once again.
> --- In email@example.com, "thomas_okken" <tokken@> wrote:
> > I'm using the Yahoo REST maps API from a Java application. It works
> > very well and it's easy to program with. There is one annoyance,
> > though: that red star that's always in the middle of every image I
> > receive.
> > For the initial map, the image is centered on the location the user
> > specified, but my application also allows the user to zoom and pan,
> > and when they're panning, I would like the star to stay fixed to the
> > original location, not stuck to the middle of the screen.
> > Is there a way to avoid that star, or control its location in the
> > image? All I've come up with so far is to get a larger image and then
> > just cut off the part with the star. Ugly and a waste of bandwidth...
> > - Thomas