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Is the there a way of clearing the legend in Openlayers by unselecting all the layers? We have a map that starts with several layers.

I was thinking that we might be able to add a button to the map that would do this.

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    What do you mean by "legend". AFAIK OpenLayers have no legend-control. Are you using some kind of framework such as GeoEXT or mapfish? – atlefren May 23 '12 at 14:32
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You could use some JavaScript like the following:

 for(var i=0;i<map.layers.length;i++) {
    if (!map.layers[i].isBaseLayer)
      map.layers[i].setVisibility(false)
 }

This will disable all layers except base layers. The legend (LayerSwitcher) will be updated automatically.

  • unicoletti - thanks for that I'll give it a whirl. By legend I did mean LayerSwitcher – Matt T May 23 '12 at 21:15

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