The Sketch element adds a vector layer in the map and enables geometry objects to be drawn.



  • Title: Title of the element. The title will be listed in “Layouts” and allows to distinguish between different buttons. It will be indicated if “Show label” is activated.

  • Target: Id of Map element to query.

  • Default: sketch type from types (s. parameter ‘types’).

  • Types: list of supported sketch types.


tooltip: 'Sketch'                # text to use as tooltip
target: ~                        # Id of Map element to query
types: 'circle'                  # list of supported sketch types
defaultType: 'circle'            # sketch type from types (s. parameter 'types')

You need a button to show this element. See Button for inherited configuration options.

Class, Widget & Style

  • Class: Mapbender\CoreBundle\Element\Sketch

  • Widget: mapbender.element.sketch.js