MapControl Class

Definition

Represents a symbolic or photorealistic map of the Earth.

public ref class MapControl sealed : Control
class MapControl sealed : Control
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public sealed class MapControl : Control
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public sealed class MapControl : Control
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public sealed class MapControl : Control
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public sealed class MapControl : Control
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public sealed class MapControl : Control
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public sealed class MapControl : Control
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public sealed class MapControl : Control
Public NotInheritable Class MapControl
Inherits Control
<!-- xmlns:Maps="using:Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls.Maps" -->

<Maps:MapControl/>
- or -
<Maps:MapControl></Maps:MapControl>

Inheritance
Attributes

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10 (introduced in 10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v1.0)

Remarks

XAML attached properties

MapControl is the host service class for several XAML attached properties.

In order to support XAML processor access to the attached properties, and also to expose equivalent get and set operations to code, each XAML attached property has a pair of Get and Set accessor methods. Another way to get or set the value in code is to use the dependency property system, calling either GetValue or SetValue and passing the identifier field as the dependency property identifier.

Attached property Description
Location Gets or sets the location of a child element of the MapControl.The location is the geographic location on the MapControl at which the MapControl.NormalizedAnchorPoint of the child element is positioned.
Since a string can't be converted to a Geopoint, you can't specify a value for the MapControl.Location attached property in XAML markup unless you use data binding.
A MapControl.Location value is interpreted by the parent MapControl element. The value is used along with MapControl.NormalizedAnchorPoint to specify the layout characteristics of each child element of a MapControl.
If you provide an Alititude and AltitudeReferenceSystem in 3D views, then elements added to the MapControl end up being placed underground or floating in space.
NormalizedAnchorPoint Gets or sets the anchor point of a child element of the MapControl.Specify a value from 0 to 1. The anchor point is the point on the child element that is positioned at the geographic location on the MapControl specified by the MapControl.Location attached property.
The default value of MapControl.NormalizedAnchorPoint is (0, 0), which represents the upper left corner of the child element.
A MapControl.NormalizedAnchorPoint value is interpreted by the parent MapControl element. The value is used along with MapControl.Location to specify the layout characteristics of each child element of a MapControl.

Version history

Windows version SDK version Value added
1511 10586 MapRightTapped
1607 14393 BusinessLandmarksEnabled
1607 14393 GetVisibleRegion
1607 14393 TransitFeaturesEnabled
1703 15063 FindMapElementsAtOffset(Point,Double)
1703 15063 GetLocationFromOffset(Point,AltitudeReferenceSystem,Geopoint&)
1703 15063 MapContextRequested
1703 15063 MapProjection
1703 15063 StartContinuousPan
1703 15063 StopContinuousPan
1703 15063 StyleSheet
1703 15063 TryPanAsync
1703 15063 TryPanToAsync
1703 15063 ViewPadding
1709 16299 Layers
1709 16299 TryGetLocationFromOffset(Point,Geopoint&)
1709 16299 TryGetLocationFromOffset(Point,AltitudeReferenceSystem,Geopoint&)
1803 17134 Region
1903 18362 CanTiltDown
1903 18362 CanTiltUp
1903 18362 CanZoomIn
1903 18362 CanZoomOut

Constructors

MapControl()

Initializes a new instance of the MapControl class.

Properties

AccessKey

Gets or sets the access key (mnemonic) for this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
AccessKeyScopeOwner

Gets or sets a source element that provides the access key scope for this element, even if it's not in the visual tree of the source element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ActualCamera

Gets the MapCamera settings that define the current position of the camera.

ActualHeight

Gets the rendered height of a FrameworkElement. See Remarks.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
ActualOffset

Gets the position of this UIElement, relative to its parent, computed during the arrange pass of the layout process.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ActualSize

Gets the size that this UIElement computed during the arrange pass of the layout process.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ActualTheme

Gets the UI theme that is currently used by the element, which might be different than the RequestedTheme.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
ActualWidth

Gets the rendered width of a FrameworkElement. See Remarks.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
AllowDrop

Gets or sets a value that determines whether this UIElement can be a drop target for purposes of drag-and-drop operations.

(Inherited from UIElement)
AllowFocusOnInteraction

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the element automatically gets focus when the user interacts with it.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
AllowFocusWhenDisabled

Gets or sets whether a disabled control can receive focus.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
Background

Gets or sets a brush that provides the background of the control.

(Inherited from Control)
BackgroundSizing

Gets or sets a value that indicates how far the background extends in relation to this element's border.

(Inherited from Control)
BaseUri

Gets a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that represents the base Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) for an XAML-constructed object at XAML load time. This property is useful for Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) resolution at run time.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
BorderBrush

Gets or sets a brush that describes the border fill of a control.

(Inherited from Control)
BorderThickness

Gets or sets the border thickness of a control.

(Inherited from Control)
BusinessLandmarksEnabled

This property is not implemented.

BusinessLandmarksEnabledProperty

This property is not implemented.

BusinessLandmarksVisible

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether businesses are displayed on the map.

BusinessLandmarksVisibleProperty

Identifies the BusinessLandmarksVisible dependency property.

CacheMode

Gets or sets a value that indicates that rendered content should be cached as a composited bitmap when possible.

(Inherited from UIElement)
CanBeScrollAnchor

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the UIElement can be a candidate for scroll anchoring.

(Inherited from UIElement)
CanDrag

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the element can be dragged as data in a drag-and-drop operation.

(Inherited from UIElement)
CanTiltDown

Gets a value indicating if the map can be tilted down

CanTiltDownProperty

Identifies the CanTiltDown dependency property.

CanTiltUp

Gets a value indicating if the map can be tilted up

CanTiltUpProperty

Identifies the CanTiltUp dependency property.

CanZoomIn

Gets a value indicating if the map can be zoomed in

CanZoomInProperty

Identifies the CanZoomIn dependency property.

CanZoomOut

Gets a value indicating if the map can be zoomed out

CanZoomOutProperty

Identifies the CanZoomOut dependency property.

Center

Gets or sets the center of the map.

CenterPoint

Gets or sets the center point of the element, which is the point about which rotation or scaling occurs. Affects the rendering position of the element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
CenterProperty

Identifies the Center dependency property.

CharacterSpacing

Gets or sets the uniform spacing between characters, in units of 1/1000 of an em.

(Inherited from Control)
Children

Gets the collection of objects that are children of the MapControl.

ChildrenProperty

Identifies the Children dependency property.

Clip

Gets or sets the RectangleGeometry used to define the outline of the contents of a UIElement.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ColorScheme

Gets or sets the color scheme of the map – for example, light or dark.

ColorSchemeProperty

Identifies the ColorScheme dependency property.

CompositeMode

Gets or sets a property that declares alternate composition and blending modes for the element in its parent layout and window. This is relevant for elements that are involved in a mixed XAML / Microsoft DirectX UI.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ContextFlyout

Gets or sets the flyout associated with this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
CornerRadius

Gets or sets the radius for the corners of the control's border.

(Inherited from Control)
CustomExperience

Gets or sets a custom experience for the MapControl.

DataContext

Gets or sets the data context for a FrameworkElement. A common use of a data context is when a FrameworkElement uses the {Binding} markup extension and participates in data binding.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
DefaultStyleKey

Gets or sets the key that references the default style for the control. Authors of custom controls use this property to change the default for the style that their control uses.

(Inherited from Control)
DefaultStyleResourceUri

Gets or sets the path to the resource file that contains the default style for the control.

(Inherited from Control)
DesiredPitch

Gets or sets a value that indicates by how many degrees you want the map to be tilted. Sometimes the desired pitch cannot be set.

DesiredPitchProperty

Identifies the DesiredPitch dependency property.

DesiredSize

Gets the size that this UIElement computed during the measure pass of the layout process.

(Inherited from UIElement)
Dispatcher

Gets the CoreDispatcher that this object is associated with. The CoreDispatcher represents a facility that can access the DependencyObject on the UI thread even if the code is initiated by a non-UI thread.

(Inherited from DependencyObject)
ElementSoundMode

Get or sets a value that specifies a control's preference for whether sounds are played.

(Inherited from Control)
ExitDisplayModeOnAccessKeyInvoked

Gets or sets a value that specifies whether the access key display is dismissed when an access key is invoked.

(Inherited from UIElement)
FlowDirection

Gets or sets the direction in which text and other UI elements flow within any parent element that controls their layout. This property can be set to either LeftToRight or RightToLeft. Setting FlowDirection to RightToLeft on any element sets the alignment to the right, the reading order to right-to-left and the layout of the control to flow from right to left.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
FocusState

Gets a value that specifies whether this control has focus, and the mode by which focus was obtained.

(Inherited from Control)
FocusVisualMargin

Gets or sets the outer margin of the focus visual for a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
FocusVisualPrimaryBrush

Gets or sets the brush used to draw the outer border of a HighVisibility focus visual for a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
FocusVisualPrimaryThickness

Gets or sets the thickness of the outer border of a HighVisibility focus visual for a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
FocusVisualSecondaryBrush

Gets or sets the brush used to draw the inner border of a HighVisibility focus visual for a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
FocusVisualSecondaryThickness

Gets or sets the thickness of the inner border of a HighVisibility focus visual for a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
FontFamily

Gets or sets the font used to display text in the control.

(Inherited from Control)
FontSize

Gets or sets the size of the text in this control.

(Inherited from Control)
FontStretch

Gets or sets the degree to which a font is condensed or expanded on the screen.

(Inherited from Control)
FontStyle

Gets or sets the style in which the text is rendered.

(Inherited from Control)
FontWeight

Gets or sets the thickness of the specified font.

(Inherited from Control)
Foreground

Gets or sets a brush that describes the foreground color.

(Inherited from Control)
Heading

Gets or sets the directional heading of the map in degrees, where 0 or 360 = North, 90 = East, 180 = South, and 270 = West.

HeadingProperty

Identifies the Heading dependency property.

Height

Gets or sets the suggested height of a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
HighContrastAdjustment

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the framework automatically adjusts the element's visual properties when high contrast themes are enabled.

(Inherited from UIElement)
HorizontalAlignment

Gets or sets the horizontal alignment characteristics that are applied to a FrameworkElement when it is composed in a layout parent, such as a panel or items control.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
HorizontalContentAlignment

Gets or sets the horizontal alignment of the control's content.

(Inherited from Control)
Is3DSupported

Gets a value that indicates if 3D is supported within the map.

Is3DSupportedProperty

Identifies the Is3DSupported dependency property.

IsAccessKeyScope

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether an element defines its own access key scope.

(Inherited from UIElement)
IsDoubleTapEnabled

Gets or sets a value that determines whether the DoubleTapped event can originate from that element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
IsEnabled

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the user can interact with the control.

(Inherited from Control)
IsFocusEngaged

Get or sets a value that indicates whether focus is constrained within the control boundaries (for game pad/remote interaction).

(Inherited from Control)
IsFocusEngagementEnabled

Get or sets a value that indicates whether focus can be constrained within the control boundaries (for game pad/remote interaction).

(Inherited from Control)
IsHitTestVisible

Gets or sets whether the contained area of this UIElement can return true values for hit testing.

(Inherited from UIElement)
IsHoldingEnabled

Gets or sets a value that determines whether the Holding event can originate from that element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
IsLoaded

Gets a value that indicates whether the element has been added to the element tree and is ready for interaction.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
IsRightTapEnabled

Gets or sets a value that determines whether the RightTapped event can originate from that element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
IsStreetsideSupported

Gets a value that indicates if Streetside is supported within the map.

IsStreetsideSupportedProperty

Identifies the IsStreetsideSupported dependency property.

IsTabStop

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether a control is included in tab navigation.

(Inherited from Control)
IsTapEnabled

Gets or sets a value that determines whether the Tapped event can originate from that element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
IsTextScaleFactorEnabled

Gets or sets whether automatic text enlargement, to reflect the system text size setting, is enabled.

(Inherited from Control)
KeyboardAcceleratorPlacementMode

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the control tooltip displays the key combination for it's associated keyboard accelerator.

(Inherited from UIElement)
KeyboardAcceleratorPlacementTarget

Gets or sets a value that indicates the control tooltip that displays the accelerator key combination.

(Inherited from UIElement)
KeyboardAccelerators

Gets the collection of key combinations that invoke an action using the keyboard.

Accelerators are typically assigned to buttons or menu items.

Example of a menu showing keyboard accelerators for various menu items
Example of a menu showing keyboard accelerators for various menu items

(Inherited from UIElement)
KeyTipHorizontalOffset

Gets or sets a value that indicates how far left or right the Key Tip is placed in relation to the UIElement.

(Inherited from UIElement)
KeyTipPlacementMode

Gets or sets a value that indicates where the access key Key Tip is placed in relation to the boundary of the UIElement.

(Inherited from UIElement)
KeyTipTarget

Gets or sets a value that indicates the element targeted by the access key Key Tip.

(Inherited from UIElement)
KeyTipVerticalOffset

Gets or sets a value that indicates how far up or down the Key Tip is placed in relation to the UI element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
LandmarksVisible

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether 3D buildings are displayed on the map.

LandmarksVisibleProperty

Identifies the LandmarksVisible dependency property.

Language

Gets or sets localization/globalization language information that applies to a FrameworkElement, and also to all child elements of the current FrameworkElement in the object representation and in UI.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
Layers

Gets the collection of MapLayer objects that are children of the MapControl.

LayersProperty

Identifies the Layers dependency property.

Lights

Gets the collection of XamlLight objects attached to this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
LoadingStatus

Gets the loading status of the map to be displayed in the MapControl.

LoadingStatusProperty

Identifies the LoadingStatus dependency property.

LocationProperty

Identifies the MapControl.Location XAML attached property.

ManipulationMode

Gets or sets the ManipulationModes value used for UIElement behavior and interaction with gestures. Setting this value enables handling the manipulation events from this element in app code.

(Inherited from UIElement)
MapElements

Gets the collection of MapElement objects that are children of the MapControl.

MapElementsProperty

Identifies the MapElements dependency property.

MapProjection

Gets or sets a MapProjection that specifies how to transform the latitudes and longitudes of the map.

MapProjectionProperty

Identifies the MapProjection dependency property.

MapServiceToken

Gets or sets the authentication key required for using the MapControl and online mapping services.

MapServiceTokenProperty

Identifies the MapServiceToken dependency property.

Margin

Gets or sets the outer margin of a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
MaxHeight

Gets or sets the maximum height constraint of a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
MaxWidth

Gets or sets the maximum width constraint of a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
MaxZoomLevel

Gets the maximum zoom level for the map.

MinHeight

Gets or sets the minimum height constraint of a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
MinWidth

Gets or sets the minimum width constraint of a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
MinZoomLevel

Gets the minimum zoom level for the map.

Name

Gets or sets the identifying name of the object. When a XAML processor creates the object tree from XAML markup, run-time code can refer to the XAML-declared object by this name.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
NormalizedAnchorPointProperty

Identifies the MapControl.NormalizedAnchorPoint XAML attached property.

Opacity

Gets or sets the degree of the object's opacity.

(Inherited from UIElement)
OpacityTransition

Gets or sets the ScalarTransition that animates changes to the Opacity property.

(Inherited from UIElement)
Padding

Gets or sets the padding inside a control.

(Inherited from Control)
PanInteractionMode

Gets or sets a value that indicates if the pan gesture is recognized on the map.

PanInteractionModeProperty

Identifies the PanInteractionMode dependency property.

Parent

Gets the parent object of this FrameworkElement in the object tree.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
PedestrianFeaturesVisible

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether pedestrian features such as public stairs are displayed on the map.

PedestrianFeaturesVisibleProperty

Identifies the PedestrianFeaturesVisible dependency property.

Pitch

Gets the actual pitch of the map. Sometimes the pitch requested by setting the DesiredPitch property cannot be set.

PitchProperty

Identifies the Pitch dependency property.

PointerCaptures

Gets the set of all captured pointers, represented as Pointer values.

(Inherited from UIElement)
Projection

Gets or sets the perspective projection (3-D effect) to apply when rendering this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
Region

Gets or sets the region (for example, the state or province) of an address.

RegionProperty

Identifies the Region dependency property.

RenderSize

Gets the final render size of a UIElement. Use is not recommended, see Remarks.

(Inherited from UIElement)
RenderTransform

Gets or sets transform information that affects the rendering position of a UIElement.

(Inherited from UIElement)
RenderTransformOrigin

Gets or sets the origin point of any possible render transform declared by RenderTransform, relative to the bounds of the UIElement.

(Inherited from UIElement)
RequestedTheme

Gets or sets the UI theme that is used by the UIElement (and its child elements) for resource determination. The UI theme you specify with RequestedTheme can override the app-level RequestedTheme.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
RequiresPointer

Gets or sets whether a UI element supports mouse mode, which emulates pointer interaction experiences with non-pointer input devices such as an Xbox gamepad or remote control.

(Inherited from Control)
Resources

Gets the locally defined resource dictionary. In XAML, you can establish resource items as child object elements of a frameworkElement.Resources property element, through XAML implicit collection syntax.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
RotateInteractionMode

Gets or sets a value that indicates if the map responds to the rotate gesture and if the corresponding UI control appears on the map.

RotateInteractionModeProperty

Identifies the RotateInteractionMode dependency property.

Rotation

Gets or sets the angle of clockwise rotation, in degrees. Rotates relative to the RotationAxis and the CenterPoint. Affects the rendering position of the element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
RotationAxis

Gets or sets the axis to rotate the element around.

(Inherited from UIElement)
RotationTransition

Gets or sets the ScalarTransition that animates changes to the Rotation property.

(Inherited from UIElement)
Routes

Gets the collection of MapRouteView objects displayed on the map.

RoutesProperty

Identifies the Routes dependency property.

Scale

Gets or sets the scale of the element. Scales relative to the element's CenterPoint. Affects the rendering position of the element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ScaleTransition

Gets or sets the Vector3Transition that animates changes to the Scale property.

(Inherited from UIElement)
Scene

Gets or sets the MapScene associated with this MapControl.

SceneProperty

Identifies the Scene dependency property.

Shadow

Gets or sets the shadow effect cast by the element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
Style

Specifies the style of the map - for example, a road map or an aerial map.

StyleProperty

Identifies the Style dependency property.

StyleSheet

Gets or sets an object that defines the style of the map control.

StyleSheetProperty

Identifies the StyleSheet dependency property.

TabFocusNavigation

Gets or sets a value that modifies how tabbing and TabIndex work for this control.

(Inherited from UIElement)
TabIndex

Gets or sets a value that determines the order in which elements receive focus when the user navigates through controls by pressing the Tab key.

(Inherited from Control)
TabNavigation

Gets or sets a value that modifies how tabbing and TabIndex work for this control.

Note

For Windows 10 Creators Update (build 10.0.15063) and newer, the TabFocusNavigation property is available on the UIElement base class to include objects in the tab sequence that do not use a ControlTemplate.

(Inherited from Control)
Tag

Gets or sets an arbitrary object value that can be used to store custom information about this object.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
TargetCamera

Gets the MapCamera settings that define the final position of the camera.

Template

Gets or sets a control template. The control template defines the visual appearance of a control in UI, and is defined in XAML markup.

(Inherited from Control)
TileSources

Gets or sets the collection of MapTileSource objects that are children of the MapControl.

TileSourcesProperty

Identifies the TileSources dependency property.

TiltInteractionMode

Gets or sets a value that indicates if the map responds to the tilt gesture and if the corresponding UI control appears on the map.

TiltInteractionModeProperty

Identifies the TiltInteractionMode dependency property.

TrafficFlowVisible

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether traffic conditions are displayed on the map.

TrafficFlowVisibleProperty

Identifies the TrafficFlowVisible dependency property.

Transform3D

Gets or sets the 3-D transform effect to apply when rendering this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
TransformMatrix

Gets or sets the transformation matrix to apply to the element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
TransformOrigin

Gets or sets a point to which the logical center of the map is transformed.

TransformOriginProperty

Identifies the TransformOrigin dependency property.

TransitFeaturesEnabled

This property is not implemented.

TransitFeaturesEnabledProperty

This property is not implemented.

TransitFeaturesVisible

Gets or sets a value that indicates if transit features are displayed on the map.

TransitFeaturesVisibleProperty

Identifies the TransitFeaturesVisible dependency property.

Transitions

Gets or sets the collection of Transition style elements that apply to a UIElement.

(Inherited from UIElement)
Translation

Gets or sets the x, y, and z rendering position of the element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
TranslationTransition

Gets or sets the Vector3Transition that animates changes to the Translation property.

(Inherited from UIElement)
Triggers

Gets the collection of triggers for animations that are defined for a FrameworkElement. Not commonly used. See Remarks.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
UIContext

Gets the context identifier for the element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
UseLayoutRounding

Gets or sets a value that determines whether rendering for the object and its visual subtree should use rounding behavior that aligns rendering to whole pixels.

(Inherited from UIElement)
UseSystemFocusVisuals

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the control uses focus visuals that are drawn by the system or those defined in the control template.

(Inherited from Control)
VerticalAlignment

Gets or sets the vertical alignment characteristics that are applied to a FrameworkElement when it is composed in a parent object such as a panel or items control.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
VerticalContentAlignment

Gets or sets the vertical alignment of the control's content.

(Inherited from Control)
ViewPadding

Gets or sets the padding inside a map control.

ViewPaddingProperty

Identifies the ViewPadding dependency property.

Visibility

Gets or sets the visibility of a UIElement. A UIElement that is not visible is not rendered and does not communicate its desired size to layout.

(Inherited from UIElement)
WatermarkMode

Gets or sets a value that determines when the watermark of the map is displayed.

WatermarkModeProperty

Identifies the WatermarkMode dependency property.

Width

Gets or sets the width of a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
XamlRoot

Gets or sets the XamlRoot in which this element is being viewed.

(Inherited from UIElement)
XYFocusDown

Gets or sets the object that gets focus when a user presses the Directional Pad (D-pad) down.

(Inherited from Control)
XYFocusDownNavigationStrategy

Gets or sets a value that specifies the strategy used to determine the target element of a down navigation.

(Inherited from UIElement)
XYFocusKeyboardNavigation

Gets or sets a value that enables or disables navigation using the keyboard directional arrows.

(Inherited from UIElement)
XYFocusLeft

Gets or sets the object that gets focus when a user presses the Directional Pad (D-pad) left.

(Inherited from Control)
XYFocusLeftNavigationStrategy

Gets or sets a value that specifies the strategy used to determine the target element of a left navigation.

(Inherited from UIElement)
XYFocusRight

Gets or sets the object that gets focus when a user presses the Directional Pad (D-pad) right.

(Inherited from Control)
XYFocusRightNavigationStrategy

Gets or sets a value that specifies the strategy used to determine the target element of a right navigation.

(Inherited from UIElement)
XYFocusUp

Gets or sets the object that gets focus when a user presses the Directional Pad (D-pad) up.

(Inherited from Control)
XYFocusUpNavigationStrategy

Gets or sets a value that specifies the strategy used to determine the target element of an up navigation.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ZoomInteractionMode

Gets or sets a value that indicates if the map responds to the zoom gesture and if the corresponding UI control appears on the map.

ZoomInteractionModeProperty

Identifies the ZoomInteractionMode dependency property.

ZoomLevel

Gets or sets the zoom level of the map, which is a value between 1 and 20 in 2D views.

ZoomLevelProperty

Identifies the ZoomLevel dependency property.

Methods

AddHandler(RoutedEvent, Object, Boolean)

Adds a routed event handler for a specified routed event, adding the handler to the handler collection on the current element. Specify handledEventsToo as true to have the provided handler be invoked even if the event is handled elsewhere.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ApplyTemplate()

Loads the relevant control template so that its parts can be referenced.

(Inherited from Control)
Arrange(Rect)

Positions child objects and determines a size for a UIElement. Parent objects that implement custom layout for their child elements should call this method from their layout override implementations to form a recursive layout update.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ArrangeOverride(Size)

Provides the behavior for the "Arrange" pass of layout. Classes can override this method to define their own "Arrange" pass behavior.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
CancelDirectManipulations()

Cancels ongoing direct manipulation processing (system-defined panning/zooming) on any ScrollViewer parent that contains the current UIElement.

(Inherited from UIElement)
CapturePointer(Pointer)

Sets pointer capture to a UIElement. Once captured, only the element that has capture will fire pointer-related events.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ClearValue(DependencyProperty)

Clears the local value of a dependency property.

(Inherited from DependencyObject)
FindMapElementsAtOffset(Point)

Retrieves the collection of MapElement objects at the specified point on the map.

FindMapElementsAtOffset(Point, Double)

Retrieves the collection of MapElement objects within the specified radius.

FindName(String)

Retrieves an object that has the specified identifier name.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
FindSubElementsForTouchTargeting(Point, Rect)

Enables a UIElement subclass to expose child elements that assist with resolving touch targeting.

(Inherited from UIElement)
Focus(FocusState)

Attempts to set the focus on the control.

(Inherited from Control)
GetAnimationBaseValue(DependencyProperty)

Returns any base value established for a dependency property, which would apply in cases where an animation is not active.

(Inherited from DependencyObject)
GetBindingExpression(DependencyProperty)

Returns the BindingExpression that represents the binding on the specified property.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
GetChildrenInTabFocusOrder()

Enables a UIElement subclass to expose child elements that take part in Tab focus.

(Inherited from UIElement)
GetLocation(DependencyObject)

Gets the value of the MapControl.Location XAML attached property from the specified child element of a MapControl. The location is the geographic location on the MapControl at which the MapControl.NormalizedAnchorPoint of the child element is positioned.

GetLocationFromOffset(Point, AltitudeReferenceSystem, Geopoint)

Converts a point on the map to a geographic location by using the specified altitude reference system.

Note

This method is deprecated. Use the TryGetLocationFromOffset method instead.

GetLocationFromOffset(Point, Geopoint)

Converts a point on the map to a geographic location.

Note

This method is deprecated. Use the TryGetLocationFromOffset method instead.

GetNormalizedAnchorPoint(DependencyObject)

Gets the value of the MapControl.NormalizedAnchorPoint XAML attached property from the specified child element of a MapControl. The anchor point is the point on the child element that is positioned at the point on the MapControl specified by the MapControl.Location attached property.

GetOffsetFromLocation(Geopoint, Point)

Converts a geographic location to a point on the map.

GetTemplateChild(String)

Retrieves the named element in the instantiated ControlTemplate visual tree.

(Inherited from Control)
GetValue(DependencyProperty)

Returns the current effective value of a dependency property from a DependencyObject.

(Inherited from DependencyObject)
GetVisibleRegion(MapVisibleRegionKind)

Gets the visible region of the map control.

GoToElementStateCore(String, Boolean)

When implemented in a derived class, enables per-state construction of a visual tree for a control template in code, rather than by loading XAML for all states at control startup.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
InvalidateArrange()

Invalidates the arrange state (layout) for a UIElement. After the invalidation, the UIElement will have its layout updated, which will occur asynchronously.

(Inherited from UIElement)
InvalidateMeasure()

Invalidates the measurement state (layout) for a UIElement.

(Inherited from UIElement)
InvalidateViewport()

Invalidates the viewport state for a UIElement that is used to calculate the effective viewport.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
IsLocationInView(Geopoint, Boolean)

Determines whether the specified geographic location is located in the portion of the map currently visible in the MapControl.

Measure(Size)

Updates the DesiredSize of a UIElement. Typically, objects that implement custom layout for their layout children call this method from their own MeasureOverride implementations to form a recursive layout update.

(Inherited from UIElement)
MeasureOverride(Size)

Provides the behavior for the "Measure" pass of the layout cycle. Classes can override this method to define their own "Measure" pass behavior.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
OnApplyTemplate()

Invoked whenever application code or internal processes (such as a rebuilding layout pass) call ApplyTemplate. In simplest terms, this means the method is called just before a UI element displays in your app. Override this method to influence the default post-template logic of a class.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
OnBringIntoViewRequested(BringIntoViewRequestedEventArgs)

Called before the BringIntoViewRequested event occurs.

(Inherited from UIElement)
OnCharacterReceived(CharacterReceivedRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the CharacterReceived event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnCreateAutomationPeer()

When implemented in a derived class, returns class-specific AutomationPeer implementations for the Microsoft UI Automation infrastructure.

(Inherited from UIElement)
OnDisconnectVisualChildren()

Override this method to implement how layout and logic should behave when items are removed from a class-specific content or children property.

(Inherited from UIElement)
OnDoubleTapped(DoubleTappedRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the DoubleTapped event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnDragEnter(DragEventArgs)

Called before the DragEnter event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnDragLeave(DragEventArgs)

Called before the DragLeave event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnDragOver(DragEventArgs)

Called before the DragOver event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnDrop(DragEventArgs)

Called before the Drop event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnGotFocus(RoutedEventArgs)

Called before the GotFocus event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnHolding(HoldingRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the Holding event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnKeyboardAcceleratorInvoked(KeyboardAcceleratorInvokedEventArgs)

Called when a keyboard shortcut (or accelerator) is processed in your app. Override this method to handle how your app responds when a keyboard accelerator is invoked.

(Inherited from UIElement)
OnKeyDown(KeyRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the KeyDown event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnKeyUp(KeyRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the KeyUp event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnLostFocus(RoutedEventArgs)

Called before the LostFocus event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnManipulationCompleted(ManipulationCompletedRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the ManipulationCompleted event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnManipulationDelta(ManipulationDeltaRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the ManipulationDelta event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnManipulationInertiaStarting(ManipulationInertiaStartingRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the ManipulationInertiaStarting event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnManipulationStarted(ManipulationStartedRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the ManipulationStarted event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnManipulationStarting(ManipulationStartingRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the ManipulationStarting event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnPointerCanceled(PointerRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the PointerCanceled event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnPointerCaptureLost(PointerRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the PointerCaptureLost event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnPointerEntered(PointerRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the PointerEntered event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnPointerExited(PointerRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the PointerExited event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnPointerMoved(PointerRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the PointerMoved event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnPointerPressed(PointerRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the PointerPressed event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnPointerReleased(PointerRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the PointerReleased event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnPointerWheelChanged(PointerRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the PointerWheelChanged event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnPreviewKeyDown(KeyRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the PreviewKeyDown event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnPreviewKeyUp(KeyRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the PreviewKeyUp event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnProcessKeyboardAccelerators(ProcessKeyboardAcceleratorEventArgs)

Called just before a keyboard shortcut (or accelerator) is processed in your app. Invoked whenever application code or internal processes call ProcessKeyboardAccelerators. Override this method to influence the default accelerator handling.

(Inherited from UIElement)
OnRightTapped(RightTappedRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the RightTapped event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
OnTapped(TappedRoutedEventArgs)

Called before the Tapped event occurs.

(Inherited from Control)
PopulatePropertyInfo(String, AnimationPropertyInfo)

Defines a property that can be animated.

(Inherited from UIElement)
PopulatePropertyInfoOverride(String, AnimationPropertyInfo)

When overridden in a derived class, defines a property that can be animated.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ReadLocalValue(DependencyProperty)

Returns the local value of a dependency property, if a local value is set.

(Inherited from DependencyObject)
RegisterPropertyChangedCallback(DependencyProperty, DependencyPropertyChangedCallback)

Registers a notification function for listening to changes to a specific DependencyProperty on this DependencyObject instance.

(Inherited from DependencyObject)
ReleasePointerCapture(Pointer)

Releases pointer captures for capture of one specific pointer by this UIElement.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ReleasePointerCaptures()

Releases all pointer captures held by this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
RemoveFocusEngagement()

Releases focus from the control boundaries for a control that has focus engagement (for game pad/remote interaction).

(Inherited from Control)
RemoveHandler(RoutedEvent, Object)

Removes the specified routed event handler from this UIElement. Typically the handler in question was added by AddHandler.

(Inherited from UIElement)
SetBinding(DependencyProperty, BindingBase)

Attaches a binding to a FrameworkElement, using the provided binding object.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
SetLocation(DependencyObject, Geopoint)

Sets the value of the MapControl.Location XAML attached property on the specified child element of a MapControl. The location is the geographic location on the MapControl at which the MapControl.NormalizedAnchorPoint of the child element is positioned.

SetNormalizedAnchorPoint(DependencyObject, Point)

Sets the value of the MapControl.NormalizedAnchorPoint XAML attached property on the specified child element of a MapControl. The anchor point is the point on the child element that is positioned at the point on the MapControl specified by the MapControl.Location attached property.

SetValue(DependencyProperty, Object)

Sets the local value of a dependency property on a DependencyObject.

(Inherited from DependencyObject)
StartAnimation(ICompositionAnimationBase)

Begins the specified animation on the element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
StartBringIntoView()

Initiates a request to the XAML framework to bring the element into view within any scrollable regions it is contained within.

(Inherited from UIElement)
StartBringIntoView(BringIntoViewOptions)

Initiates a request to the XAML framework to bring the element into view using the specified options.

(Inherited from UIElement)
StartContinuousPan(Double, Double)

Starts an asynchronous operation to pan the map continuously from its current position.

StartContinuousRotate(Double)

Starts an asynchronous operation to rotate the map's camera continuously from its current position.

StartContinuousTilt(Double)

Starts an asynchronous operation to tilt the map's camera continuously from its current position.

StartContinuousZoom(Double)

Starts an asynchronous operation to zoom in continuously until the map's maximum ZoomLevel is reached.

StartDragAsync(PointerPoint)

Initiates a drag-and-drop operation.

(Inherited from UIElement)
StopAnimation(ICompositionAnimationBase)

Stops the specified animation on the element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
StopContinuousPan()

Stops an asynchronous operation to pan the map continuously from its current position.

StopContinuousRotate()

Stops an asynchronous operation to rotate the map's camera continuously from its current position.

StopContinuousTilt()

Stops an asynchronous operation to tilt the map's camera continuously from its current position.

StopContinuousZoom()

Stops an asynchronous operation to zoom in continuously until the map's maximum ZoomLevel is reached.

TransformToVisual(UIElement)

Returns a transform object that can be used to transform coordinates from the UIElement to the specified object.

(Inherited from UIElement)
TryGetLocationFromOffset(Point, AltitudeReferenceSystem, Geopoint)

Converts a point on the map to a geographic location by using the specified altitude reference system.

TryGetLocationFromOffset(Point, Geopoint)

Converts a point on the map to a geographic location.

TryInvokeKeyboardAccelerator(ProcessKeyboardAcceleratorEventArgs)

Attempts to invoke a keyboard shortcut (or accelerator) by searching the entire visual tree of the UIElement for the shortcut.

(Inherited from UIElement)
TryPanAsync(Double, Double)

Starts an asynchronous operation to pan the map from its current position.

TryPanToAsync(Geopoint)

Starts an asynchronous operation to pan the map to a specific location.

TryRotateAsync(Double)

Starts an asynchronous operation to rotate the map's camera from its current position.

TryRotateToAsync(Double)

Starts an asynchronous operation to rotate the map's camera to a specific orientation.

TrySetSceneAsync(MapScene)

Sets the scene of the map displayed in the MapControl using the specified scene.

TrySetSceneAsync(MapScene, MapAnimationKind)

Sets the scene of the map displayed in the MapControl using the specified scene and animation.

TrySetViewAsync(Geopoint)

Sets the view of the map displayed in the MapControl using the specified center.

TrySetViewAsync(Geopoint, Nullable<Double>)

Sets the view of the map displayed in the MapControl using the specified center and zoom level.

TrySetViewAsync(Geopoint, Nullable<Double>, Nullable<Double>, Nullable<Double>)

Sets the view of the map displayed in the MapControl using the specified center, zoom level, heading, and pitch.

TrySetViewAsync(Geopoint, Nullable<Double>, Nullable<Double>, Nullable<Double>, MapAnimationKind)

Sets the view of the map displayed in the MapControl using the specified center, zoom level, heading, and pitch. The view change uses the specified animation.

TrySetViewBoundsAsync(GeoboundingBox, Nullable<Thickness>, MapAnimationKind)

Sets the view of the map displayed in the MapControl to the contents of the specified GeoboundingBox with the specified margin. The view change uses the specified animation.

TryTiltAsync(Double)

Starts an asynchronous operation to tilt the map's camera from its current position.

TryTiltToAsync(Double)

Starts an asynchronous operation to tilt the map's camera to a specific orientation.

TryZoomInAsync()

Starts an asynchronous operation to zoom in, increasing the map's ZoomLevel by one.

TryZoomOutAsync()

Starts an asynchronous operation to zoom out, decreasing the map's ZoomLevel by one.

TryZoomToAsync(Double)

Starts an asynchronous operation to zoom the map to a specific ZoomLevel.

UnregisterPropertyChangedCallback(DependencyProperty, Int64)

Cancels a change notification that was previously registered by calling RegisterPropertyChangedCallback.

(Inherited from DependencyObject)
UpdateLayout()

Ensures that all positions of child objects of a UIElement are properly updated for layout.

(Inherited from UIElement)

Events

AccessKeyDisplayDismissed

Occurs when access keys should no longer be displayed.

(Inherited from UIElement)
AccessKeyDisplayRequested

Occurs when the user requests that access keys be displayed.

(Inherited from UIElement)
AccessKeyInvoked

Occurs when a user completes an access key sequence.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ActualCameraChanged

Occurs when the current position of the map's camera has changed.

ActualCameraChanging

Occurs when the current position of the map's camera changes.

ActualThemeChanged

Occurs when the ActualTheme property value has changed.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
BringIntoViewRequested

Occurs when StartBringIntoView is called on this element or one of its descendants.

(Inherited from UIElement)
CenterChanged

Occurs when the value of the Center property of the MapControl changes.

CharacterReceived

Occurs when a single, composed character is received by the input queue.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ContextCanceled

Occurs when a context input gesture continues into a manipulation gesture, to notify the element that the context flyout should not be opened.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ContextRequested

Occurs when the user has completed a context input gesture, such as a right-click.

(Inherited from UIElement)
CustomExperienceChanged

Occurs when the custom experience of the MapControl changes.

DataContextChanged

Occurs when the value of the FrameworkElement.DataContext property changes.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
DoubleTapped

Occurs when an otherwise unhandled DoubleTap interaction occurs over the hit test area of this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
DragEnter

Occurs when the input system reports an underlying drag event with this element as the target.

(Inherited from UIElement)
DragLeave

Occurs when the input system reports an underlying drag event with this element as the origin.

(Inherited from UIElement)
DragOver

Occurs when the input system reports an underlying drag event with this element as the potential drop target.

(Inherited from UIElement)
DragStarting

Occurs when a drag operation is initiated.

(Inherited from UIElement)
Drop

Occurs when the input system reports an underlying drop event with this element as the drop target.

(Inherited from UIElement)
DropCompleted

Occurs when a drag-and-drop operation with this element as the source is ended.

(Inherited from UIElement)
EffectiveViewportChanged

Occurs when the FrameworkElement 's effective viewport changes.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
FocusDisengaged

Occurs when focus is released from the control boundaries (for game pad/remote interaction).

(Inherited from Control)
FocusEngaged

Occurs when focus is constrained within the control boundaries (for game pad/remote interaction).

(Inherited from Control)
GettingFocus

Occurs before a UIElement receives focus. This event is raised synchronously to ensure focus isn't moved while the event is bubbling.

(Inherited from UIElement)
GotFocus

Occurs when a UIElement receives focus. This event is raised asynchronously, so focus can move again before bubbling is complete.

(Inherited from UIElement)
HeadingChanged

Occurs when the value of the Heading property of the MapControl changes.

Holding

Occurs when an otherwise unhandled Hold interaction occurs over the hit test area of this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
IsEnabledChanged

Occurs when the IsEnabled property changes.

(Inherited from Control)
KeyDown

Occurs when a keyboard key is pressed while the UIElement has focus.

(Inherited from UIElement)
KeyUp

Occurs when a keyboard key is released while the UIElement has focus.

(Inherited from UIElement)
LayoutUpdated

Occurs when the layout of the visual tree changes, due to layout-relevant properties changing value or some other action that refreshes the layout.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
Loaded

Occurs when a FrameworkElement has been constructed and added to the object tree, and is ready for interaction.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
Loading

Occurs when a FrameworkElement begins to load.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
LoadingStatusChanged

Occurs when the value of the LoadingStatus property of the MapControl changes.

LosingFocus

Occurs before a UIElement loses focus. This event is raised synchronously to ensure focus isn't moved while the event is bubbling.

(Inherited from UIElement)
LostFocus

Occurs when a UIElement loses focus. This event is raised asynchronously, so focus can move again before bubbling is complete.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ManipulationCompleted

Occurs when a manipulation on the UIElement is complete.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ManipulationDelta

Occurs when the input device changes position during a manipulation.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ManipulationInertiaStarting

Occurs when the input device loses contact with the UIElement object during a manipulation and inertia begins.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ManipulationStarted

Occurs when an input device begins a manipulation on the UIElement.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ManipulationStarting

Occurs when the manipulation processor is first created.

(Inherited from UIElement)
MapContextRequested

Occurs when the user has completed a context input gesture on a map, such as a right-click.

MapDoubleTapped

Occurs when the user double-taps the MapControl. An instance of MapInputEventArgs provides data for this event.

MapElementClick

Occurs when the user taps or clicks a MapElement on the MapControl.

MapElementPointerEntered

Occurs when a pointer moves into the bounding area of a MapElement on a MapControl.

MapElementPointerExited

Occurs when a pointer moves out of the bounding area of a MapElement on a MapControl.

MapHolding

Occurs when the user taps and holds on the MapControl. An instance of MapInputEventArgs provides data for this event.

MapRightTapped

Occurs when the user presses-and-holds the MapControl or clicks on it using the right mouse button. An instance of MapRightTappedEventArgs provides data for this event.

MapTapped

Occurs when the user taps the MapControl or clicks on it with the left mouse button. An instance of MapInputEventArgs provides data for this event.

NoFocusCandidateFound

Occurs when a user attempts to move focus (via tab or directional arrows), but focus doesn't move because no focus candidate is found in the direction of movement.

(Inherited from UIElement)
PitchChanged

Occurs when the value of the Pitch property of the MapControl changes.

PointerCanceled

Occurs when a pointer that made contact abnormally loses contact.

(Inherited from UIElement)
PointerCaptureLost

Occurs when pointer capture previously held by this element moves to another element or elsewhere.

(Inherited from UIElement)
PointerEntered

Occurs when a pointer enters the hit test area of this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
PointerExited

Occurs when a pointer leaves the hit test area of this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
PointerMoved

Occurs when a pointer moves while the pointer remains within the hit test area of this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
PointerPressed

Occurs when the pointer device initiates a Press action within this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
PointerReleased

Occurs when the pointer device that previously initiated a Press action is released, while within this element. Note that the end of a Press action is not guaranteed to fire a PointerReleased event; other events may fire instead. For more info, see Remarks.

(Inherited from UIElement)
PointerWheelChanged

Occurs when the delta value of a pointer wheel changes.

(Inherited from UIElement)
PreviewKeyDown

Occurs when a keyboard key is pressed while the UIElement has focus.

(Inherited from UIElement)
PreviewKeyUp

Occurs when a keyboard key is released while the UIElement has focus.

(Inherited from UIElement)
ProcessKeyboardAccelerators

Occurs when a keyboard shortcut (or accelerator) is pressed.

(Inherited from UIElement)
RightTapped

Occurs when a right-tap input stimulus happens while the pointer is over the element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
SizeChanged

Occurs when either the ActualHeight or the ActualWidth property changes value on a FrameworkElement.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
Tapped

Occurs when an otherwise unhandled Tap interaction occurs over the hit test area of this element.

(Inherited from UIElement)
TargetCameraChanged

Occurs when the final position of the map's camera has changed.

TransformOriginChanged

Occurs when the value of the TransformOrigin property of the MapControl changes.

Unloaded

Occurs when this object is no longer connected to the main object tree.

(Inherited from FrameworkElement)
ZoomLevelChanged

Occurs when the value of the ZoomLevel property of the MapControl changes.

Applies to

See also