BingMapsTask Class

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Allows an application to launch the Bing Maps application centered at the location specified with the Center property or at the user’s current location. If SearchTerm is set, locations matching the search term are tagged on the map.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System..::.Object
Microsoft.Phone.Tasks..::.BingMapsTask

Namespace: Microsoft.Phone.Tasks
Assembly: Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

Syntax

Public NotInheritable Class BingMapsTask
public sealed class BingMapsTask
<BingMapsTask .../>

The BingMapsTask type exposes the following members.

Constructors

Name Description
BingMapsTask Initializes a new instance of the BingMapsTask class.

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Properties

Name Description
Center Gets or sets the location that will be used as the center point for the map.
SearchTerm Gets or sets the search term that is used to find and tag locations on the map.
ZoomLevel Gets or sets the initial zoom level of the map.

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Methods

Name Description
Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Show Shows the Bing Maps application centered at the location specified with the Center property or at the user’s current location. If SearchTerm is set, locations matching the search term are tagged on the map.
ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

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Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1

Platforms

Windows Phone

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.

See Also

Reference

Microsoft.Phone.Tasks Namespace

Other Resources

Launchers and Choosers for Windows Phone 8

How to use the Bing Maps task for Windows Phone 8