Map Your Apps: Listing 1.
Code that places a marker dot on a map.
.private void PlaceDot(Location locati
on, Color color)
Ellipse dot = new Ellipse();
dot.Fill = new SolidColorBrush(color);
double radius = 12.0;
dot.Width = radius * 2;
dot.Height = radius * 2;
ToolTip tt = new ToolTip();
tt.Content = "Location = " + location;
dot.ToolTip = tt;
Point p0 = myMap.LocationToViewportPoint(location);
Point p1 = new Point(p0.X - radius, p0.Y - radius);
Location loc = myMap.ViewportPointToLocation(p1);
Dr. James McCaffrey works for Microsoft Research in Redmond, Wash. He has worked on several Microsoft products including Azure and Bing. James can be reached at [email protected].