Load offline map from tile package (tpk) file

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  1. Hafsa
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    Mar 2013

    Posted 10 Feb 2015 Link to this post

    Hello,

    I have a local tile package file that has my basemap I can use in an offline application. A description of tile packages is given below:

    http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/runtime-wpf/concepts/index.html#/About_tile_packages/01700000004w000000/

    Is it possible to have a custom map provider to be able to read this file and load it into the RadMap control? I did not find any existing examples doing this. Any help would be appreciated, thanks!
  2. Martin
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    Posted 13 Feb 2015 Link to this post

    Hello Hafsa,

    The RadMap control does not provide a reader for .tpk files. You can see the supported formats in the Reading Map Shapes help article. Also, the map's provider works with requests to a service which should return the tile as an image. If you want to use the file locally you can host a service on the localhost and give the file to the custom provider through this service. However, you should convert the .tpk file to images, otherwise the map won't read anything.

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    Martin
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