How to: Load Data from a Shapefile

To load a shapefile to the map do the following.

  1. Create a ShapefileDataAdapter object and assign it to the VectorLayer.Data property.
  2. Specify the ShapefileDataAdapter.FileUri property of the object.
<dxm:VectorLayer x:Name="mapLayer" ShapeFill="Gray">
    <dxm:ShapefileDataAdapter FileUri="Data/Countries.shp"/>
</dxm:VectorLayer>
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