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KML Tour Timeline Example

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The following diagram illustrates the behavior of tour primitives along a timeline. The code representing each colored section is included beneath the diagram for reference. This page is linked to from the Tour timelines section of the Touring chapter of the KML Developer's Guide.

 

 

 
<kml xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/kml/2.2"
 xmlns:gx="http://www.google.com/kml/ext/2.2">

<gx:Tour>
  <name>Tour timeline example</name>
  <gx:Playlist>
1
    <gx:FlyTo>
      <gx:duration>2</gx:duration>
      <gx:flyToMode>bounce</gx:flyToMode>
      ...
    </gx:FlyTo>
2
    <gx:SoundCue>
      <href>/path/to/file.mp3</href>    <!-- sound file is 7 seconds long -->
    </gx:SoundCue>

    <gx:FlyTo>
      <gx:duration>5</gx:duration>
      <gx:flyToMode>bounce</gx:flyToMode>
      ...
    </gx:FlyTo>
3
    <gx:TourControl>
      <gx:playMode>pause</gx:playMode>
    </gx:TourControl>
 
    <gx:AnimatedUpdate>
      <gx:duration>7</gx:duration>
      <Update>
        <Change>
          ...
        </Change>
      </Update>
    </gx:AnimatedUpdate>

    <gx:FlyTo>
      <gx:duration>5</gx:duration>
      <gx:flyToMode>smooth</gx:flyToMode>
        ...
    </gx:FlyTo>
4
    <gx:Wait>
      <gx:duration>1</gx:duration>
    </gx:Wait>
5
    <gx:AnimatedUpdate>
      <gx:duration>5</gx:duration>
      <Update>
        ...
      </Update>
    </gx:AnimatedUpdate>

    <gx:FlyTo>
      <gx:duration>3</gx:duration>
      <gx:flyToMode>bounce</gx:flyToMode>
        ...
    </gx:FlyTo>
 
  </gx:Playlist>
<gx:Tour>
</kml>