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OpenLayers 2.10 by Erik Hazzard

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Format class

The Format class is used to serialize and deserialize feature data. There are just two properties, a few methods, and a list of valid subclasses we should quickly cover.

Format class properties

You'll often run into a situation where you have a data file that is in a different projection than your map. For instance, if you are using a spherical Mercator projection for your map and the data is in EPSG:4326, you'll need to set the following two properties so that OpenLayers can transform the projection.

  • externalProjection: {OpenLayers.Projection} This specifies the projection that the data is in.
  • internalProject: {OpenLayers.Projection} This specifies the projection that the map (or the geometries that will be returned) is in.

    Note

    By default, ...

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