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How to: Add a Map Control at Design Time

This is a short introductory example, which describes how to add a Map Control to your WPF application at design time within Visual Studio.

  • Run MS Visual Studio 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017 or 2019.
  • Create a new WPF Application project or open an existing one.
  • Switch to the Window designer.
  • On a Visual Studio toolbox, expand the DX.22.1: Data & Analytics tab, locate the MapControl item and drop it onto the window.


  • Right-click the MapControl object and choose the Layout | Reset All option in the context menu. This will stretch the Map control to fill the whole window.


That’s all - the MapControl has been added to your application.

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