Microsoft Bing Maps (Feature)

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New Feature Database GeoMedia Access Library Database (Single) File WMS WFS WMTS IWS Microsoft Bing Maps

GMSC 2014

Blue.pngAll fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory in order to save the form.


Field Description
Simple Id Not editable. After saving the feature form the feature gets automatically a simple id.
Project Project the feature belongs to.
Name Name of the feature. Use a descriptive one for better handling and usability.
Description Any description relating to the feature.
Minimum scale Minimum map scale for displaying the feature in the client.
Maximum scale Maximum map scale for displaying the feature in the client.
Set Available set of Microsoft Bing Maps:
  • Aerial imagery
  • Aerial imagery with a road overlay
  • Road imagery
Key Paste in your Microsoft Bing Maps key. To get one you need at least a Microsoft account.
Url Not editable. After defining a Set and a Key the connection field is set automatically.
Opacity Transparency of a feature, usually defined by its alpha channel. Use values between 0 and 1. Value 1 = default and means no transparency.

Click Save to store the feature.


If you want to use BingMaps and WMTS on the client side your graphic card must be supported by JavaFX hardware acceleration. To check if your graphic card does, download the following JNLP file (
If you will see the following screenshot by opening the JNLP file everything is good for you.


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