When preview the flash map locally, I get a message "Adobe Flash Player has stopped a potentially unsafe operation" or the hyperlink is not working, what cause this to happen?
If this happens, it is usually because of Adobe security measure
prevent a local flash application connect to remote hyperlink, the
problem will be solved after uploading the flash map to server.
How to embed the Flash map to my webpage?
After you have created your own Flash map, please click the "Publish"
button and publish to a folder on your computer. A HTML page will
be created automatically with the Flash map embedded. You can edit
the HTML page by any HTML editor and upload to your server. You
can also reference to our online user guide on embedding
flash map to webpage using dreamweaver
How to embed the Flash map to Powerpoint?
For Windows version
iMapBuilder, you can capture the map and save it as an IMAGE
for you to embed into PowerPoint slides.
In iMap Online ( browser based), you
can use the screen capture method to capture the map image and then save as
a JPG/BMP, or you may embed the Flash map to powerpoint with the following steps metioned here.
Is iMapBuilder compatible with Frontpage or Dreamweaver?
iMapBuilder's map file is in SWF format, and it can only be edit
using iMapBuilder software. You can use Frontpage or Dreamweaver
to edit the HTML page content which the Flash map was embedded in.
I am looking for a map that can be used on documents, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, slideshow, etc. Do you have something that can handle this and is easily updatable?
You can export the map into JPG image for document/Powerpoint presentation,
but you will lose the interactive functions such as tooltips and
infobox in a static image.
How can I display the interactive map on Joomla sites?
You can publish and upload the whole folder /iMapBuilder/ to your
server and paste the embed code generated by the map program into
the HTML view of content editing page in your Joomla's Administrator
You can also use our iMapBuilder
online version to create the map, and paste the embed code directly
to Joomla's page to display the map.
How can I embed the interactive map into online website builder which doesn't come with FTP facility?
If you are using a website builder without a site directory, we
suggest you try iMapBuilder online -- which is the browser based
version of iMapBuilder, and requires no FTP to your
server, therefore avoid any file structure problem.
You can signup a free account at http://www.imapbuilder.net/,
create a map, get the HTML code, and then simply copy and paste
to your sitebuilder in HTML mode. This should display the map correctly
within your sitebuilder generated page.
How can I embed the interactive map into Wordpress, Joomla, Yahoo! SiteBuilder, Drupal, Microsoft Expression Web and other CMS or blog?
If you are using Windows version, you can click here
for details. For web-based version, you can click here
for the steps.
Can we link a pdf when we click on the placemark?
Yes - you can link the city to a web address, an image, or a PDF
file. You simply need to type in full path to the PDF file.
Can we publish the map in local drive but not make it online?
You can already do this with the test version. All iMapBuilder maps
can work offline without any Internet connection. You can test this
by publishing a map project to one of your folder, and then open the
map directly inside the folder.
I have purchased a US map template, how can I install it in iMapBuilder?
Please visit our userguide of how
to intall map packages.
How does your online and downloaded software produce interactive maps sized to fit smartphones, such as iPhone/iPad, Blackberry, Android, MS Mobile 7?
Our map products are targeted to desktop platforms. They are using
Flash technology so any mobile devices with Flash Player installed
can browse our maps (except iOS-based devices like iPhone, iPod
Touch and iPad).
If you want to develop maps for mobile devices, we may suggest
doing with Google Maps. There are relevant APIs from Google, which
allows you to develop maps for mobile devices.
Can I import flowcharts (iGrafix/pdf) to the imapbuilder?
The file format iMapBuilder can import includes GIF, JPG, PNG,
BMP. Therefore you could export your existing flowchart into one
of these formats, and then import into iMapBuilder to add interactive
iMapBuilder is a templated-based software so that you would not be able to get into actual Flash coding for further changes. If you are interested in editing the map Flash source files directly, we would suggest using our Flash map templates from FlashIMap:
Can I create an interactive flowchart using your software and then use it
as part of a larger pdf document?
Interactivity cannot be preserved. Moreover, our maps need to read in
external XML file for the data so it would not be possible to embed
directly into a PDF file. You may need to place the map on the web so that
it remains interactive.
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