MapLayer Class

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Represents a map layer, which positions its child UIElement objects using geographic coordinates.

Namespace: Microsoft.Maps.MapControl
Assembly: Microsoft.Maps.MapControl (in Microsoft.Maps.MapControl.dll)

Usage

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Class MapLayer
    Inherits MapLayerBase
    Implements IProjectable
public class MapLayer : MapLayerBase, IProjectable
public ref class MapLayer : public MapLayerBase, IProjectable
public class MapLayer extends MapLayerBase implements IProjectable
public class MapLayer extends MapLayerBase implements IProjectable

Example

<UserControl x:Class="SilverlightTest1.ShapeSnippets"
    xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation" 
    xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml" 
    xmlns:m="clr-namespace:Microsoft.Maps.MapControl;assembly=Microsoft.Maps.MapControl"
    Width="1024" Height="768">
    <Grid x:Name="LayoutRoot" Background="White">
        <m:Map x:Name="TestMap" CredentialsProvider="Your Key" Mode="AerialWithLabels"  Grid.Column="0" Grid.Row="0">
            <m:Map.Children>
                <m:MapLayer>
                    <m:MapLayer.Children>
                      <m:MapPolygon Fill="Red" Stroke="Yellow" StrokeThickness="5"
                                  Opacity="0.7" Locations="20,-20 20,20 -20,20 -20,-20"/>
                      <m:MapPolyline Stroke="White" StrokeThickness="5" Opacity="0.7"
                                   Locations="10,-10 10,10 -10,-10 -10,10"/>
                    </m:MapLayer.Children>
                </m:MapLayer>
            </m:Map.Children>
        </m:Map>
    </Grid>
</UserControl>
    

Remarks

Note

The position of child elements is based on the active projection of the parent map.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
   System.Windows.DependencyObject
     System.Windows.UIElement
       System.Windows.FrameworkElement
         System.Windows.Controls.Panel
           Microsoft.Maps.MapControl.MapLayerBase
            Microsoft.Maps.MapControl.MapLayer

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Platforms

Development Platforms

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

Target Platforms

Change History

See Also

Reference

MapLayer Members
Microsoft.Maps.MapControl Namespace

Other Resources

Adding Shapes to the Map
Adding Media to the Map
Adding Tile Overlays to the Map