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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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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