This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

GeoCoordinateWatcher::TryStart Method

Initiates the acquisition of data from the current location provider. This method returns synchronously.

Namespace:  System.Device.Location
Assembly:  System.Device (in System.Device.dll)

virtual bool TryStart(
	bool suppressPermissionPrompt, 
	TimeSpan timeout
) sealed


Type: System::Boolean
true to suppress the permission dialog box; false to display the permission dialog box.
Type: System::TimeSpan
Time in milliseconds to wait for the location provider to start before timing out.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean
true if data acquisition is started within the time period specified by timeout; otherwise, false.


IGeoPositionWatcher<T>::TryStart(Boolean, TimeSpan)

This method blocks execution of the calling thread during the time period specified by timeout. Use caution when calling TryStart from the user interface thread of your application.

The following example demonstrates how to call TryStart.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.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.