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I am adding a picture marker symbol to graphic layer like this in Map click event:

const mapPoint:MapPoint = map.toMapFromStage(event.stageX, event.stageY);
mapPoint.spatialReference = map.spatialReference;
geom= mapPoint;

[Embed(source='assets/images/globe.png')]
var picEmbeddedClass:Class;

var pictureMarker:PictureMarkerSymbol = new PictureMarkerSymbol(picEmbeddedClass,100,100);

var myGraphicPic:Graphic = new Graphic(geom);
myGraphicPic.symbol = pictureMarker;
graphicsLayer.add(myGraphicPic);

which works fine. When I zoom in and zoom out it maintains its width=100 height=100 upon every change in zoom level to adjust its size.

How to make it retain its size as it was while adding it to graphics layer, irrespective of zoom level. As I zoom in it may seem bigger to me and small as I zoom out. Thanks

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It's not possible to do so, using a symbol. What you could do, is to create a polygon at that location, according to your image. It will expand and contract as you zoom in & out

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You mean to say rather than creating map points I should create a polygon? Can you please explain further or paste an example. –  Omega Cancer Oct 16 '11 at 11:26
    
I had posted another question please look at that and suggest. It is here gis.stackexchange.com/questions/15792/… –  Omega Cancer Oct 16 '11 at 11:35
    
Can I accomplish the same by extending ESRI's Graphics class? –  Omega Cancer Oct 16 '11 at 11:37
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Yes, create a polygon graphic (say a circle) at the location of the map click, and add it to the graphic layer. –  Devdatta Tengshe Oct 17 '11 at 0:04
    
Polygons need a symbol to render like Simple Fill Symbol and can only create angular shapes like Triangles. I want to create arcs and other complex shapes that contact and expand as Polygon does, please guide me a way. –  Omega Cancer Oct 17 '11 at 3:12

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