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MapPoint Web Service Matched Method Values

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The following table shows the valid Matched Method values.

Name

Value

Description

Address

0

The geocoder matched the full address, including street number, and used interpolation to return a latitude and longitude coordinate of the address

Street

1

The geocoder matched the street name. The point returned by the geocoder is one end of the street

PostCode

2

The geocoder matched the postal code and returned a latitude and longitude coordinate for the postal code centroid (A centroid is the center of a body’s mass. When the term centroid is applied to a geopolitical area, such as a postal code area or city, the centroid is the center of the population mass of that area rather than the geographic center. Therefore, the centroid for a postal code can be some distance from its geographic center.)

City

3

The geocoder matched the postal code and returned a latitude and longitude coordinate for the city centroid

Subdivision

4

The geocoder matched the state, province, or other subdivision

CountryRegion

5

The geocoder matched the country/region

Manual

6

The results of the geocoder are overriden by a manual fix

Rooftop

7

The geocoder matched the full address and returned a latitude and longitude coordinate of the rooftop at that address

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