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GeoCoordinateWatcher.Position Property

Gets the GeoCoordinate which indicates the current location.

Namespace:  System.Device.Location
Assembly:  System.Device (in System.Device.dll)

Public ReadOnly Property Position As GeoPosition(Of GeoCoordinate)

Property Value

Type: System.Device.Location.GeoPosition(Of GeoCoordinate)
The GeoCoordinate which indicates the current location.


IGeoPositionWatcher(Of T).Position

In the following example, the Location property of the Position property is saved in a GeoCoordinate object. The latitude and longitude fields of the GeoCoordinate are printed if they are known.

Public Sub GetLocationProperty()
    Dim watcher As New System.Device.Location.GeoCoordinateWatcher()
    watcher.TryStart(False, TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(1000))

    Dim coord As GeoCoordinate = watcher.Position.Location

    If coord.IsUnknown <> True Then
        Console.WriteLine("Lat: {0}, Long: {1}", coord.Latitude, coord.Longitude)
        Console.WriteLine("Unknown latitude and longitude.")
    End If 
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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