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 panel, color legend, 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.

Size

The Height and Width properties of a MapControl.

Visibility

The Visibility property of a MapControl.