Why not ask your question on the new OpenStreetMap Community Forum?

I can easily display a GPX track on an openlayers map using the example code at http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Openlayers_Track_example

or by using this alternative code I can also display waypoints (but not their names):

var myStyleMap = new OpenLayers.StyleMap({"default": new OpenLayers.Style({pointRadius: 5, fillColor: "darkred", strokeColor: "red",    strokeWidth: 3  })
// add the layer with the GPX track and waypoints
var lgpx = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("title", {
protocol: new OpenLayers.Protocol.HTTP({ url: "my_file.gpx",
format: new OpenLayers.Format.GPX({extractWaypoints: true,  extractName: true, extractRoutes: true, extractAttributes: true})
strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.Fixed()],
styleMap: myStyleMap, 
projection: new OpenLayers.Projection("EPSG:4326")

I would like to be able to display the names of the waypoints. The waypoints are in the GPX file in the following format:

<wpt lat="55.90119934" lon="-3.15706110">
        <name>The Waverley</name>

I can't fathom the javascript, and there are no examples on the web. Can anyone help?

asked 14 Jan '12, 16:03

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closed 14 Jan '12, 17:07

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Frederik Ramm ♦

The question has been closed for the following reason "Question is off-topic or not relevant" by Frederik Ramm 14 Jan '12, 17:07

See Getting Help on the OpenLayers forum for ways to find help with OpenLayers. This is the OpenStreetMap help system and your question is not related to OpenStreetMap.

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answered 14 Jan '12, 17:07

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Frederik Ramm ♦
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As far as I'm concerned openlayers is linked with openstreetmap. If you look at the quote above you'll see the link http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Openlayers_Track_example The openlayers help is messy and confusing. The first line "How can I add a question to this FAQ?" does nothing to answer the question. Ironically.

(13 Dec '12, 15:16) digby

I'll add to that comment. There is no OpenLayers forum. OpenLayers help is terrible. It is no help at all. In fact I can't find any way of asking a question.

(14 Dec '12, 13:55) digby

Try the mailing list or Stack Exchange (GIS, Stackoverflow).

(14 Dec '12, 14:02) scai ♦

I found the answer. But I'm not telling you.

(28 Mar '13, 16:57) digby

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