A couple annotation questions...

thillsman 8 years ago updated by icahill (Administrator) 7 years ago 7
I've been playing with custom images on map annotations and I've got it working, but I have a few aesthetic questions:

Do the annotation images follow the same Retina rules as regular images? I ask because my images look a little pixelated (on my iPhone 4S and 4th-gen iPad, both Retina devices). My source image should be more than fine, but I'm still seeing some jaggedness. I'm wondering if these images aren't rendering to actual pixels and keeping themselves restricted to virtual pixels.

Also, can you tell the stick portion of the iOS pic to go away? As it is, it looks like the image just replaces the top of the pin, so if you were to make a Google Maps-style teardrop-shaped icon, it would point to the top of the line that points to the location on the map.

Let me look into this a little more and get back to you.
Here's a screenshot: https://www.dropbox.com/s/vgljtcni2c3...

And I didn't realize this from looking on the device, but it looks like the image is layered on top of the pin (you can see a sliver of green pinhead sticking out on the right side). Looking at my code again, I do have a color="green" attribute on the tag as well. (If I take away that attribute, I can see a sliver of red, so it just shows the default color, regardless.)
Yeah I noticed this as well. I am going to follow up with dev and possibly log a bug.

Ok. This appears to be a bug of sorts. We think that the change to Apple Maps as opposed to Google Maps changed the way the pin disappears when replaced.

I have logged a bug for this issue.
Awesome. Thanks, Ian!
Just curious on the status of this bug. Thanks!
It hasn't been completed yet, but I will notate it and see where it is in the queue.