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Map Class

May 11, 2014

Represents the map control.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Maps.Controls
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone.Maps (in Microsoft.Phone.Maps.dll)

[TemplatePartAttribute(Name = "PresentationContainer", Type = typeof(Border))]
public sealed class Map : Control

The Map type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodMapInitializes a new instance of the Map control.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyActualHeightGets the rendered height of a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyActualPitchGets the actual pitch of the Map.
Public propertyActualWidthGets the rendered width of a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyAllowDropGets or sets a value that determines whether this UIElement can be a drop target for purposes of drag-and-drop operations. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyBackground (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyBorderBrush (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyBorderThickness (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyCacheModeGets or sets a value that indicates that rendered content should be cached when possible. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyCartographicModeGets or sets the type of the Map – for example, a road map or an aerial map.
Public propertyCenterGets or sets the location of the center of the Map.
Public propertyCharacterSpacing (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyClipGets or sets the Geometry used to define the outline of the contents of a UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyColorModeGets or sets the color mode of the Map – for example, light or dark.
Public propertyCursorInfrastructure. Gets or sets the cursor image that displays while the pointer is over a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyDataContextGets or sets the data context for a FrameworkElement when it participates in data binding. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Protected propertyDefaultStyleKey (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyDesiredSizeGets the size that this UIElement computed during the measure pass of the layout process. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyDispatcherGets the Dispatcher this object is associated with. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public propertyFlowDirectionGets or sets the direction that text and other user interface elements flow within any parent element that controls their layout. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyFontFamily (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyFontSize (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyFontStretch (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyFontStyle (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyFontWeight (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyForeground (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyHeadingGets or sets the directional heading of the Map in degrees, where 0 or 360 = North, 90 = East, 180 = South, and 270 = West.
Public propertyHeightGets or sets the suggested height of a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyHorizontalAlignmentGets or sets the horizontal alignment characteristics that are applied to a FrameworkElement when it is composed in a layout parent, such as a panel or items control. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyHorizontalContentAlignment (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyIsEnabled (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyIsHitTestVisibleGets or sets whether the contained area of this UIElement can return true values for hit testing. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyIsTabStop (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyLandmarksEnabledGets or sets a value that indicates whether 3D buildings are displayed on the Map.
Public propertyLanguageGets or sets localization/globalization language information that applies to a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyLayersGets the collection of MapLayer objects that are children of the Map control.
Public propertyMapElementsGets the collection of MapElement objects that are children of the map control.
Public propertyMarginGets or sets the outer margin of a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyMaxHeightGets or sets the maximum height constraint of a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyMaxWidthGets or sets the maximum width constraint of a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyMinHeightGets or sets the minimum height constraint of a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyMinWidthGets or sets the minimum width constraint of a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyNameGets or sets the identifying name of the object. When a XAML processor creates the object tree from XAML markup, run-time code can refer to the XAML-declared object by this name. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyOpacityGets or sets the degree of the object's opacity. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyOpacityMaskGets or sets the brush used to alter the opacity of regions of this object. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyPadding (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyParentGets the parent object of this FrameworkElement in the object tree. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyPedestrianFeaturesEnabledGets or sets a value that indicates whether pedestrian features such as public stairs are displayed on the Map.
Public propertyPitchGets or sets a value between 0 and 180 that indicates by how many degrees the Map is tilted.
Public propertyProjectionGets or sets the perspective projection (3-D effect) to apply when rendering this UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyRenderSizeGets the final render size of a UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyRenderTransformGets or sets transform information that affects the rendering position of a UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyRenderTransformOriginGets or sets the origin point of any possible render transform declared by RenderTransform, relative to the bounds of the UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyResourcesGets the locally defined resource dictionary. In XAML, you can establish resource items as child object elements of a frameworkElement.Resources property element, through XAML implicit collection syntax. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyStyleGets or sets an instance Style that is applied for this object during rendering. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyTabIndex (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyTabNavigation (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyTagGets or sets an arbitrary object value that can be used to store custom information about this object. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyTemplate (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyTileSourcesGets the collection of tile layers of the Map.
Public propertyTransformCenterGets or sets a point to which the logical center of the Map is transformed.
Public propertyTriggersGets the collection of triggers for animations that are defined for a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyUniqueIdGets the unique ID of the instance of the Map control.
Public propertyUseLayoutRoundingGets or sets a value that determines whether rendering for the object and its visual subtree should use rounding behavior that aligns rendering to whole pixels. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyUseOptimizedManipulationRoutingGets or sets a value that indicates whether the system should handle input events or whether the FrameworkElement should handle input events. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyVerticalAlignmentGets or sets the vertical alignment characteristics that are applied to a FrameworkElement when it is composed in a parent object such as a panel or items control. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyVerticalContentAlignment (Inherited from Control.)
Public propertyVisibilityGets or sets the visibility of a UIElement. A UIElement that is not visible does not render and does not communicate its desired size to layout. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public propertyWatermarkModeGets or sets a value that determines when the watermark of the Map is displayed.
Public propertyWidthGets or sets the width of a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public propertyZoomLevelGets or sets the zoom level of the Map, which is a value between 1 and 20.
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  NameDescription
Public methodAddHandlerAdds a routed event handler for a specified routed event, adding the handler to the handler collection on the current element. Specify handledEventsToo as true to have the provided handler be invoked for routed event that had already been marked as handled by another element along the event route. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public methodAddRouteDisplays the specified route on the Map.
Public methodApplyTemplate (Inherited from Control.)
Public methodArrangePositions child objects and determines a size for a UIElement. Parent objects that implement custom layout for their child elements should call this method from their layout override implementations to form a recursive layout update. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Protected methodArrangeOverrideProvides the behavior for the Arrange pass of Windows Phone layout. Classes can override this method to define their own Arrange pass behavior. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public methodCaptureMouseSets touch capture to a UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public methodCheckAccessDetermines whether the calling thread has access to this object. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodClearValueClears the local value of a dependency property. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodConvertGeoCoordinateToViewportPointConverts the specified GeoCoordinate to the corresponding point in the viewport of the Map control.
Public methodConvertViewportPointToGeoCoordinateConverts the specified point in the viewport of the Map control to a GeoCoordinate.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodFindNameRetrieves an object that has the specified identifier name. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public methodFocus (Inherited from Control.)
Public methodGetAnimationBaseValueReturns any base value established for a Windows Phone dependency property, which would apply in cases where an animation is not active. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodGetBindingExpressionRetrieves the BindingExpression for a dependency property where a binding is established. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetMapElementsAtRetrieves the list of MapElement objects at the specified point in the viewport of the Map control.
Protected methodGetTemplateChild (Inherited from Control.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetValueReturns the current effective value of a dependency property from a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodInvalidateArrangeInvalidates the arrange state (layout) for a UIElement. After the invalidation, the UIElement will have its layout updated, which will occur asynchronously. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public methodInvalidateMeasureInvalidates the measurement state (layout) for a UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public methodMeasureUpdates the DesiredSize of a UIElement. Typically, objects that implement custom layout for their layout children call this method from their own MeasureOverride implementations to form a recursive layout update. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Protected methodMeasureOverrideProvides the behavior for the Measure pass of Windows Phone layout. Classes can override this method to define their own Measure pass behavior. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodOnApplyTemplateBuilds the visual tree for the Map control when a new template is applied. (Overrides FrameworkElement.OnApplyTemplate().)
Protected methodOnCreateAutomationPeerWhen implemented in a derived class, returns class-specific AutomationPeer implementations for the Windows Phone automation infrastructure. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Protected methodOnDoubleTap (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnDragEnter (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnDragLeave (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnDragOver (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnDrop (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnGotFocus (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnHold (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnKeyDown (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnKeyUp (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnLostFocus (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnLostMouseCapture (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnManipulationCompleted (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnManipulationDelta (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnManipulationStarted (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnMouseEnter (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnMouseLeave (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnMouseLeftButtonDown (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnMouseLeftButtonUp (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnMouseMove (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnMouseRightButtonDown (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnMouseRightButtonUp (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnMouseWheel (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnTap (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnTextInput (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnTextInputStart (Inherited from Control.)
Protected methodOnTextInputUpdate (Inherited from Control.)
Public methodReadLocalValueReturns the local value of a dependency property, if a local value is set. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodReleaseMouseCaptureRemoves touch capture from a UIElement. After this call, typically no object holds touch capture. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public methodRemoveHandlerRemoves the specified routed event handler from this UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public methodRemoveRouteRemoves the specified route from the Map.
Public methodSetBindingAttaches a binding to a FrameworkElement, using the provided binding object, and returns a BindingExpressionBase for possible later use. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public methodSetValueSets the local value of a dependency property on a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetView(LocationRectangle)Sets the map view to the specified geographical region.
Public methodSetView(GeoCoordinate, Double)Sets the map view using the specified center and zoom level.
Public methodSetView(LocationRectangle, MapAnimationKind)Sets the map view to the specified geographical region. The view change uses the specified animation.
Public methodSetView(LocationRectangle, Thickness)Sets the map view to the specified geographical region with the specified margin.
Public methodSetView(GeoCoordinate, Double, MapAnimationKind)Sets the map view using the specified center and zoom level. The view change uses the specified animation.
Public methodSetView(GeoCoordinate, Double, Double)Sets the map view using the specified center, zoom level, and heading.
Public methodSetView(LocationRectangle, Thickness, MapAnimationKind)Sets the map view to the specified geographical region with the specified margin. The view change uses the specified animation.
Public methodSetView(GeoCoordinate, Double, Double, MapAnimationKind)Sets the map view using the specified center, zoom level, and heading. The view change uses the specified animation.
Public methodSetView(GeoCoordinate, Double, Double, Double)Sets the map view using the specified center, zoom level, heading, and pitch.
Public methodSetView(GeoCoordinate, Double, Double, Double, MapAnimationKind)Sets the map view using the specified center, zoom level, heading, and pitch. The view change uses the specified animation.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodTransformToVisualReturns a transform object that can be used to transform coordinates from the UIElement to the specified object. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public methodUpdateLayoutEnsures that all positions of child objects of a UIElement are properly updated for layout. (Inherited from UIElement.)
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Public eventBindingValidationErrorOccurs when a data validation error is reported by a binding source. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public eventCartographicModeChangedOccurs when the CartographicMode property of the Map control changes – for example, from a road map to an aerial map.
Public eventCenterChangedOccurs when the Center property of the Map control changes.
Public eventColorModeChangedOccurs when the ColorMode property of the Map control changes – for example, from light to dark.
Public eventDoubleTapOccurs when a DoubleTap gesture is committed while over this UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventGotFocusOccurs when a UIElement receives focus. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventHeadingChangedOccurs when the Heading property of the Map control changes.
Public eventHoldOccurs when a Hold gesture is committed while over this UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventIsEnabledChanged (Inherited from Control.)
Public eventKeyDownOccurs when a keyboard key is pressed while the UIElement has focus. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventKeyUpOccurs when a keyboard key is released while the UIElement has focus. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventLandmarksEnabledChangedOccurs when the LandmarksEnabled property of the Map control changes.
Public eventLayoutUpdatedOccurs when the layout of the Windows Phone visual tree changes. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public eventLoadedOccurs when a FrameworkElement has been constructed and added to the object tree. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public eventLostFocusOccurs when a UIElement loses focus. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventLostMouseCaptureOccurs when the UIElement loses touch capture. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventManipulationCompletedOccurs when a manipulation and inertia on the UIElement is complete. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventManipulationDeltaOccurs when the input device changes position during a manipulation. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventManipulationStartedOccurs when an input device begins a manipulation on the UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventMouseEnterOccurs when a screen tap occurs within the bounding area of a UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventMouseLeaveOccurs when a touch event occurs outside the bounding area of a UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventMouseLeftButtonDownOccurs when a UIElement is tapped. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventMouseLeftButtonUpOccurs when the finger is lifted off of a UIElement (or while a UIElement holds touch capture). (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventMouseMoveOccurs when the coordinate position of the finger on the screen while touching a UIElement (or while a UIElement holds touch capture). (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventMouseWheelInfrastructure. Occurs when the user rotates the mouse wheel while the mouse pointer is over a UIElement, or the UIElement has focus. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventPedestrianFeaturesEnabledChangedOccurs when the PedestrianFeaturesEnabled property of the Map control changes.
Public eventPitchChangedOccurs when the Pitch property of the Map control changes.
Public eventResolveCompletedOccurs when the Map control enters the idle state.
Public eventSizeChangedOccurs when either the ActualHeight or the ActualWidth properties change value on a FrameworkElement. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public eventTapOccurs when a Tap gesture is committed while over this UIElement. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventTextInputOccurs when a UI element gets text in a device-independent manner. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventTextInputStartOccurs when a UI element initially gets text in a device-independent manner. (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventTextInputUpdateOccurs when text continues to be composed via an input method editor (IME). (Inherited from UIElement.)
Public eventTransformCenterChangedOccurs when the TransformCenter property of the Map control changes.
Public eventUnloadedOccurs when this object is no longer connected to the main object tree. (Inherited from FrameworkElement.)
Public eventViewChangedOccurs after the view of the Map control changes as a result of calling the SetView method.
Public eventViewChangingOccurs before the view of the Map control changes as a result of calling the SetView method.
Public eventZoomLevelChangedOccurs when the ZoomLevel property of the Map control changes.
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Public fieldStatic memberActualPitchPropertyIdentifies the ActualPitch dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberCartographicModePropertyIdentifies the CartographicMode dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberCenterPropertyIdentifies the Center dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberColorModePropertyIdentifies the ColorMode dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberHeadingPropertyIdentifies the Heading dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberLandmarksEnabledPropertyIdentifies the LandmarksEnabled dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberPedestrianFeaturesEnabledPropertyIdentifies the PedestrianFeaturesEnabled dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberPitchPropertyIdentifies the Pitch dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberTransformCenterPropertyIdentifies the TransformCenter dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberWatermarkModePropertyIdentifies the WatermarkMode dependency property.
Public fieldStatic memberZoomLevelPropertyIdentifies the ZoomLevel dependency property.
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Use the Map control to display a map in a Windows Phone 8 app.

Important noteImportant Note:

Bing Maps control is supported in deprecated mode in Windows Phone 8. Use the Bing Map control only when you upgrade your app from Windows Phone OS 7.1 to Windows Phone 8.

Capabilities

If you use this API in your app, you must specify the following capabilities in the app manifest. Otherwise, your app might not work correctly or it might exit unexpectedly.

ID_CAP_MAP

Windows Phone 8

For more info, see App capabilities and hardware requirements for Windows Phone 8.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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