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Map Area

The Map Area is a key element of Map control. It is represented by a rectangle that displays map images and vector elements from all layers contained in a Map Control.

All other visual elements (e.g., navigation elements, shapes, etc.) are painted above the Map Area.

The following image demonstrates the Map Area without any other visual elements.


Below are the main properties that affect element appearance and functionality.

Group Properties
Size The Height and Width properties of a map control.
Visibility The Visibility property of a map control.
Data The MapControl.Layers property of a map control.