BingSearchDataProvider.Search(String, Int32) Method

Obsolete. Searches for locations that best correspond to the specified keywords starting from the specified index.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraMap

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraMap.v20.1.dll


[Obsolete("Due to changing Bing SOAP API to REST API, several options are not supported now. Please refer to the topic to learn more.")]
[PreferableMember("BingSearchDataProvider", "Search", "")]
public void Search(
    string keyword,
    int startingIndex
<Obsolete("Due to changing Bing SOAP API to REST API, several options are not supported now. Please refer to the topic to learn more.")>
<PreferableMember("BingSearchDataProvider", "Search", "")>
Public Sub Search(
    keyword As String,
    startingIndex As Integer


Name Type Description
keyword String

A String containing information to search on a map. This string can contain either geographical names or any other information to look for.

startingIndex Int32

An integer value specifying the index of the first result that should be returned. This means, for instance, if the startingIndex is 5, first 4 results will be skipped.


To manually generate map items for received GIS data, do the following.

using DevExpress.XtraEditors;
using DevExpress.XtraMap;
using System;
using System.Text;

namespace MapControl_SearchProcessing {
    public partial class Form1 : XtraForm {

        string BingKey { get { return "YourBingKey"; } }

        public Form1() {
            SearchProvider.SearchCompleted += OnSearchCompleted;
            SearchLayer.DataRequestCompleted += OnDataRequestCompleted;
            BingMapDataProvider.BingKey = BingKey;
            SearchProvider.BingKey = BingKey;

        private void btnSearch_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {

        #region #SearchResultProcessing
        void OnSearchCompleted(object sender, BingSearchCompletedEventArgs e) {
            if(e.Cancelled) return;
            if(e.RequestResult.ResultCode != RequestResultCode.Success) {
                meResult.Text = "The Bing Search service does not work for this location.";

            StringBuilder resultList = new StringBuilder("");
            int resCounter = 1;
            foreach(BingLocationInformation resultInfo in e.RequestResult.SearchResults) {
                resultList.Append(String.Format("Result {0}:  \r\n", resCounter));
                resultList.Append(String.Format("Name: {0}\r\n", resultInfo.DisplayName));              
                resultList.Append(String.Format("Address: {0}\r\n", resultInfo.Address.FormattedAddress));
                resultList.Append(String.Format("Confidence level: {0}\r\n", resultInfo.Confidence));
                resultList.Append(String.Format("Geographic coordinates:  {0}\r\n", resultInfo.Location));
                resultList.Append(String.Format("Match code: {0}\r\n", resultInfo.MatchCode));
            meResult.Text = resultList.ToString();
        #endregion #SearchResultProcessing

        void OnDataRequestCompleted(object sender, RequestCompletedEventArgs e) {
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