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The KML Handbook: Geographic Visualization for the Web by Josie Wernecke

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Chapter 8. Dealing with Large Data Sets

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  • List three uses for Regions.

  • Create a set of Placemarks that include Regions to make them active.

  • Create (or locate) a Model that can be shown in three levels of detail and use Regions to display the different versions of the Model.

  • Use Regions to display a set of GroundOverlays.

  • Explain what a super-overlay is used for. List the two KML elements that are used in a super-overlay.

  • Outline a simple data set that could use the extended data feature to preserve its fields and types.

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Chapter Overview

This chapter deals with two concepts that can be considered among the more advanced features of KML: regions and extended ...

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