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ShapefileDataAdapter Class

Data adapter that provides data from a shapefile.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Map

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Map.v18.2.dll


public class ShapefileDataAdapter :
Public Class ShapefileDataAdapter
    Inherits CoordinateSystemDataAdapterBase


Currently, the following shapefile element types are supported.

  • Point
  • PolyLine
  • Polygon
  • Multipoint
  • PointZ (the Z value is ignored)
  • PolylineZ (the Z value is ignored)
  • PolygonZ (the Z value is ignored)
  • MultipointZ (the Z value is ignored)
  • PointM (the M value is ignored)
  • PolylineM (the M value is ignored)
  • PolygonM (the M value is ignored)
  • MultipointM (the M value is ignored)

For more information about Shapefile element types, refer to the ERSI Shapefile Technical Description

For more information about this data adapter, refer to the Load Vector Data from a Shapefile topic.


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"/>
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