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  1. Fix Map control so that it is possible to databind/add multiple objects in Universal apps with reasonable performance

    When you add items to the map and then pan the map the items aren't following the map but are lagging behind.

    If you add more than a few, like 25+ the performance is so bad that you have to wait for a few seconds after you stop to be sure that the pins/controls are in the right position.

    This is only happening in Universal apps if we make a Silverlight app the pins are following the map like they should even if more than a few hundred items are added.

    There are lot's of posts about this around the…

    18 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Create a new Route object without using RouteQuery

      Windows Phone 8 includes a new Map control. It has a new feature to add a route that will be displayed under street names. Street names over the route will be shown in another color and are moved to stay always in center. To add a route to the map you have to create MapRoute object that accepts only Route object in it's constructor. But Route object does not have public constructor. The only possibility to create Route is RouteQuery class. This is a problem! RouteQuery uses online service to calculate the route. Apps can't show the traveled route at…

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      • MapPolyLine Segments and stroke

        Would like to see an improvement in MapPolyLine that allows multiple Individual Segments that have there own properties i.e. for example, once you add a location to MapPolyLine Instance, that becomes a segment, I should then be able to control the look and feed such as Color of the stroke for that segment of the MapPolyLine. Currently Changing the stroke changes the color for the entire line regardless of how many locations are added to the line. Also would like the ability to make the Line a 3d gradient shape to have it pop out more on the map control.

        8 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add dragging event for MapIcon.

          I am working on Location based apps. I am using MapIcon to show user current location. Now I want to allow the user to drag that MapIcon but there is not an event to that. Please add this event.

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          • Support map tiles redraw [Animated tile layer]

            The MapControl is quite limited in operations with custom tiles. I have need to redraw the tiles periodically, because they become outdated (the closest similar example is traffic layer, which needs to be periodically refreshed).

            The (ugly) workaround I use is adding and removing MapTileSource, which forces tiles redraw. Even more, since this operation results in tiles flickering (because of redraw), I have to use 3 tile sources, switching between them. That crasy staff involves heavy redrawing of the map, and it also leads to visble scrolling slowing down in the moment of MapTileSource adding (which would be nice to…

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              0 comments  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • MapControl with ShapeFiles - Universal Windows Platform

              Something that would really give the MapControl a leg up over ESRI would be the ability to create a ShapeFile object and pass it as a parameter to something like: MapElement.CreateElementsFromShapefile(shapefile) and get a list of MapElements that could be added to the map.

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              • MapLocationFinder.FindLocationsAsync() returns Address with unset street and house number properties

                The Street and StreetNumber property of the MapLocationFinder.FindLocationsAsync() results have no value. However, street and house number are included correctly in the FormattedAddress property. This bug occurs sine the Creators Update.

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                  0 comments  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add Animation features in Map API

                  Does Windows 10 plan to add path animations in the map. As I am lead Windows developer for Ola cab service company in India and I am currently implementing custom Path animation of cabs real time movement on map. But since there is no optimized way to do so hence i have to update pushpin location in every frame. So would be great if Microsoft things in this way also.

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                    0 comments  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • [Bug] MapControl PedestrianFeaturesVisible

                    PedestrianFeaturesVisible can be toggle only if MapStyle is set on "Road".
                    PedestrianFeaturesVisible cannot be disabled if MapStyle is set to "AerialWithRoads" and cannot be enabled if is set to Aerial3DWithRoads.

                    2 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow MapIcon to bind as ItemsSource in Here Map for windows Universal Apps

                      Right now we can't able to assign ItemsSource to MapIcon in here map for universal apps please allow to bind so can have easy to implement the apps having multiple Map Icons loads from database.

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                        0 comments  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow rotation/scaling of MapIcons so that they stick relative to when the map is rotated.

                        Allow rotation/scaling of MapIcons so that they stick relative to when the map is rotated. As an example, I place an MapIcon at a particular Lat/Long the rotate that MapIcon 156 deg. As the map is rotated the icon mains it;s relative rotation to the map. Prefer that i could stream XAML or other vector as MapIcon source to it will scale correctly. Also would like to place triggers at oom levels but that is a seperate issue.

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                        • Allow to Specify Map Language of MapControl

                          Please allow to set the display language of MapControl to one different from Windows display language. The Windows display language of my computer is set to en-US, because I am an app developer and most app problems and solutions are written in English. However, I am developing a Chinese (zh-TW) app using MapControl on my computer. Unfortunately, we can't set the MapControl language by programming to a specific value. MapControl always uses the Windows display language. It is inconvenient for me to debug a Chinese app with MapControl, while my favorite Windows display languages is en-US.

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                            0 comments  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Modify the opacity of tile layers in MapControl

                            Add opacity per layer to dynamically adjust layer opacity (say with a slider) if tiles have been previously loaded and viewed.
                            The WP7 map control lets one adjust layer Opacity.

                            Original request per jaybo_nomad in forum:
                            https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/761009ed-975f-4995-b218-2fca2572ae44/win10-map-control-why-isnt-opacity-available-on-tile-layers?forum=bingmapswindows8

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                              0 comments  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • MapControl problem with GetOffsetForLocation

                              If you request an offset for a location that is outside of the visible map portion, the returned point is not computed using the same Dpi than a location which lie inside of the visible portion of the map.
                              Currently, we have to test if the returned points is inside the rect with a size of map.ActualWidth and map.ActualHeight.
                              If the point is outside, we have to divide the result by RawPixelsPerViewPixel.

                              Ex:

                              a point with a location near the top right corner of the map and inside the map will have an offset of 319,0

                              if the location is…

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                              • Enable rendering pipeline access in the MapControl (like VirtualEarth)

                                We have a very large WPF application built upon the Virtual Earth API with heavy customization of the rendering pipeline. We are exploring moving forward with UWP, but currently there is no way to access the pipeline to add custom shaders and models like we do now in Virtual Earth with Microsoft.MapPoint.Graphics3D.GraphicsEngine3D and Microsoft.MapPoint.Rendering3D.Scene.Step. Please add the ability to access the rendering pipeline to the MapControl class.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Windows 10 mobile 10.0.15063 map

                                  Map became unusable after phone 10.0.15063 update. Because:
                                  a) It is extremely slow. ResolveCompleted event comes after ten seconds.
                                  b) It draws MapPolygons blurred with jagged borders.
                                  c) It draws MapPolylines in wrong positions (very, very often). They take right position then after manual shifting of map, but initially 20-30% of them are misplaced after being added to MapElements collection. Most often it occurs near map borders.
                                  d) Lines on traffic layer are blurred, jagged and looking bad.

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                                  • [Bug?] MapControl MapIcon rendering changed on W10 Creators update

                                    It appears that the MapIcon rendering by the MapControl has changed significantly with the Windows 10 Creators update. We have an app that at times, adds hundreds of MapIcon objects to the MapControl. Before Creators update this worked fine and the vast majority, if not all, were displayed. After creators update, we are only seeing a small portion of the MapIcon objects being rendered onto the map. And it's not because they are colliding with other MapIcons. We are seeing large portions of the map not displaying any of the MapIcons we've added.

                                    We have always been aware of the…

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