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.

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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.