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Define a css class for delete button in openlayers?

        .olControlDelete {
     background-image: url("help.png"); 


  div.olControlDelete {
  top: 100px;
  left: 50px;
  position: absolute;

  .olControlDelete div {
  background-image: url("edit_sprite.png");
  background-repeat: no-repeat;
  width:  22px;
  height: 22px;
  border: thin solid black;
  margin-top: 10px;

Don,t seem to work, Please help. Last question for openlayers. please

Below Code from Vadin:

                 deleteShape = new OpenLayers.Control.SelectFeature(
    displayClass: "olControlDelete",
    title: deleteFeature,
    eventListeners: {
        featurehighlighted: function overlay_delete(event) {
            var feature = event.feature;
            if( confirm(strConfirmMessage) ) { // prompt
                polygonLayer.removeFeatures( [ feature ] );
                // TODO other clean up - remove popups or send some ajax to server.  Up to you....


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up vote 2 down vote accepted

My control lives inside the olControlEditingToolbar [the standard one, I just add more to it] and you have to set the class for when the button is Active and Inactive

.olControlEditingToolbar .olControlDeleteItemInactive {
  background-image: url("../images/edit/delete_off.png");
.olControlEditingToolbar .olControlDeleteItemActive {
  background-image: url("../images/edit/delete_on.png");

You really should be looking at examples on the OL site. OL has "ok" documentation, but is much better documented-by-example. OL Examples

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