MapElement Class

July 28, 2014

Represents an element on the map control that contains the MapPolyline or MapPolygon.

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

public abstract class MapElement : DependencyObject

The MapElement type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyDispatcherGets the Dispatcher this object is associated with. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
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  NameDescription
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 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 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 methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
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.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodReadLocalValueReturns the local value of a dependency property, if a local value is set. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodSetValueSets the local value of a dependency property on a DependencyObject. (Inherited from DependencyObject.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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If you create a new MapElement, add it to the Map control, and then update the state of the MapElement, the new state is reflected on the screen even if the MapElement is already attached to the Map.

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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