Guidelines for Maps
Windows app: a map control
The map control can display road maps and aerial views, directions, search results, and traffic.
Use ample screen space or, ideally, the entire screen space to display a map so that users don’t have to pan and zoom excessively to view geographical info; if the control is only used to present a static, informational view, then it’s acceptable to use a smaller map.
Use a map within your app to let users view app-specific or general geographic info without having to leave your app. On a map, you can display the user’s location, directions, and points of interest. A map can also show aerial views, traffic, and local search results.
- For designers
- Bing Maps for Windows Store Apps