BingSearchDataProvider.Search(String, String) Method

Obsolete. Searches for locations that best correspond to the specified keywords near the specified location.

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,
    string location
<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,
    location As String


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.

location String

A String specifying the location near which it is necessary to search for the specified keyword.


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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