BingGeocodeProvider question

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  1. Rob
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    Member since:
    Jan 2013

    Posted 14 Jan 2013 Link to this post

    I'm sending the following request to a BingGeocodeProvider.

                var address = new Address
                {
                    Locality = city,
                    CountryRegion = "United Kingdom"
                };
                var request = new GeocodeRequest { Address = address };
                BingGeocodeProvider.GeocodeAsync(request);

    This works but if I put the 'city' in the 'PostalTown' I don't get any results returned.

    My question is why? It appears that if I put data in some fields (like PostalCode) it works, but other fields don't. Is there any documentation on what works/is required?
  2. Andrey
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    Posted 14 Jan 2013 Link to this post

    Hi Rob,

    The RadMap just provides the interface for the Bing services. In fact the requests are performed on the Bing. I would recommend to take a look at the following MSDN article which contains description of properties of the Address class:
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc966788.aspx

    Kind regards,
    Andrey Murzov
    the Telerik team

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