Log In
Home
Support
Demos
Documentation
Blogs
Training
Webinars
[Expand]General Information
[Expand]WinForms Controls
[Expand]ASP.NET Controls and MVC Extensions
[Expand]ASP.NET Bootstrap Controls
[Expand]ASP.NET Core Bootstrap Controls
[Collapse]WPF Controls
  Prerequisites
 [Expand]What's Installed
 [Expand]Common Concepts
 [Expand]MVVM Framework
 [Collapse]Controls and Libraries
  [Expand]Windows and Utility Controls
   Dialogs, Notifications and Panels
   Reporting
  [Expand]Data Grid
  [Expand]Ribbon, Bars and Menu
  [Expand]Charts Suite
  [Expand]Pivot Grid
  [Expand]Scheduler
  [Expand]Spreadsheet
  [Expand]Rich Text Editor
  [Expand]Tree List
  [Expand]Gauge Controls
  [Collapse]Map Control
   [Expand]Getting Started
    Layers
   [Expand]Coordinate Systems
   [Expand]Map Image Data
   [Expand]GIS Data
   [Expand]Vector Data
   [Expand]Visual Elements
   [Expand]End-User Interaction
   [Expand]Examples
  [Expand]Layout Management
  [Expand]Windows Modern UI
  [Expand]Printing-Exporting
  [Expand]Data Editors
  [Expand]Navigation Controls
  [Expand]Spell Checker
  [Expand]Property Grid
  [Expand]PDF Viewer
  [Expand]TreeMap Control
  [Expand]Diagram Control
  [Expand]Scheduler (legacy)
 [Expand]Localization
  Redistribution and Deployment
  Get More Help
 [Expand]API Reference
[Expand]Xamarin Controls
[Expand]Windows 10 App Controls
[Expand]Document Server
[Expand]Reporting
[Expand]Report Server
[Expand]Dashboard
[Expand]eXpressApp Framework
[Expand]CodeRush
[Expand]CodeRush Classic
[Expand]Cross-Platform Core Libraries
[Expand]Tools and Utilities
 End-User Documentation

Map Control

The DevExpress Map control provides all functionality required to embed popular map services into your WPF applications. You are free to choose from any existing map data resource (like Bing Maps™ or OpenStreetMap) or establish your own map data server inside your corporate network. In addition to using raster map images, you can also utilize vector elements of any shape, stored either in Shapefiles or other formats.

Getting Started

To learn the basics of the DevExpress MapControl, take a look at the following lessons.

Multiple Layers

The DevExpress Map control can simultaneously show an unlimited number of map layers. Each layer displays information as images (Image Layer) or as vector elements (Vector Layer and Information Layer).

Coordinate Systems

Using the Map control, you can design applications displaying both geographic and cartesian maps. The Map control also allows you to display data using different geographic projections. Moreover, when using the Map control, it is possible to visualize cartesian data over the geographic map.

Map Images

The DevExpress Map control displays maps by obtaining data from a map data provider. The Map control ships with support for following data providers.

Examples

GIS

The DevExpress Map Control for WPF supports Bing and OpenStreetMap Search and Geocode services and Bing Routing and Elevation services. These services allow end-users to visualize any location on a map, view detailed information on a given location, or create a route between two or more locations.

Examples

Vector Elements

The DevExpress Map control for WPF ships with vector elements support. The vector data can be provided to the Map control in various ways, such as manually specified, bound to the object collection or loaded from a file. In addition to the simple shapes (dots, rectangles, etc.), the Map control supports chart items that allow you to display statistical data above a map. Also, vector items can be aggregated and automatically colored.

Examples

End-User Features

The DevExpress Map control for WPF supports the following end-user features.

Expanded See Also

How would you rate this topic?​​​​​​​