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Drag and Drop Map Markers


Product Progress® Kendo UI® Map for jQuery
Operating System Windows 10 64bit
Visual Studio Version Visual Studio 2017
Preferred Language JavaScript


How can I integrate the Kendo UI Draggable with the Kendo UI for jQuery Map?


The following example demonstrates how to integrate the Kendo UI Draggable widget with the Map.

You can drag and drop the markers within the visible area of the Map. The location of the marker is updated on dropping.

<div id="map"></div>
    var markers = [
    {"latlng":[30.2675,-97.7409], "name": "Zevo Toys"},
    {"latlng": [30.2707,-97.7490],"name": "Foo Bars"},
    {"latlng": [30.2705,-97.7409],"name": "Mainway Toys"},
    {"latlng": [30.2686,-97.7494], "name": "Acme Toys"}];

        center: [30.268107, -97.744821],
        zoom: 15,
        layers: [{
            type: "tile",
            urlTemplate: "http://#= subdomain zoom #/#= x #/#= y #.png",
            subdomains: ["a", "b", "c"],
            attribution: "&copy; <a href=''>OpenStreetMap contributors</a>."
            }, {
            type: "marker",
            dataSource: {
                transport: {
                    read: function(e) {
                        // Load mock data.

                    // The update method is omitted for simplicity.
            locationField: "latlng",
            titleField: "name"
        markerActivate: function(e) {
            var marker = e.marker;
            var element = marker.element;
            var width = element.width();
            var height = element.height();
            var map = e.sender;

                // Move the "hot point" of the marker under the cursor.
                cursorOffset: { top: -height, left: -width / 2 },

                // Create and style the drag hint.
                hint: function() {
                    var hint = element.clone().css({
                        width: width,
                        height: height,
                        backgroundImage: element.css("backgroundImage")

                    return hint;

                // Constrain the drag area.

                // Update the marker location.
                dragend: function(e) {

                    var loc = map.viewToLocation([e.x.client, e.y.client]);
                    marker.dataItem.set("latlng", [, loc.lng]);

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