QueryShape method

MapPoint North America 2004 SDK

Returns a Recordset object containing the records located within a shape drawn on the map. Returns an error for data sets with a HowCreated property of geoDataSetDemographic.

Applies to

Objects:  DataSet




Part Description
object Required. An expression that returns a DataSet object.
Shape Required Shape object. The shape within which to search. The shape cannot have a Type property of geoLine or geoTextBox.


  Sub QueryRecordsInShapeAtCenterOfMap()
    Dim objApp As New MapPoint.Application
    Dim objMap As MapPoint.Map
    Dim objDataSet As MapPoint.DataSet
    Dim objRecords As MapPoint.Recordset
    Dim objshape As MapPoint.Shape

    Dim lngCount As Long

    'Set up application and objects to use     objApp.Visible = True     objApp.UserControl = True     Set objMap = objApp.ActiveMap     Set objshape = objMap.Shapes.AddShape( _       geoShapeOval, objMap.Location, 2000, 1000)     lngCount = 0
    'Let user create a data map     Set objDataSet = _       objApp.ActiveMap.DataSets.ShowImportWizard
    'Find records in shape     objshape.Select     Set objRecords = objDataSet.QueryShape(objshape)     objRecords.MoveFirst     Do While Not objRecords.EOF       lngCount = lngCount + 1       objRecords.MoveNext     Loop     MsgBox "Number of records in shape: " & lngCount   End Sub