Loading KML File

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  1. Michael Semanson
    Michael Semanson avatar
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    Mar 2010

    Posted 15 Mar 2010 Link to this post

    I must be missing something because this would seem to be a pretty basic feature for the Map control.

    How do you load a KML file and display it on the map control?

    The demo that imports the European KML file uses the following statement:
                // loading the eu.kml file 
                StreamResourceInfo streamInfo = Application.GetResourceStream( 
                    new Uri("/Examples.Map;component/Resources/eu.kml", UriKind.RelativeOrAbsolute)); 

    But I'm not familiar with URI syntax and I can't tell what the statement is doing, or more specifically, what the values within the quotes represent.

    What is Examples.Map?  Is that a namespace or another external file?  

    And where is eu.kml located as referenced above?  Is it in a subdirectory of the project called component\Resources?

  2. Answer
    Ves avatar
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    Posted 17 Mar 2010 Link to this post

    Hello Michael,

    Examples.Map is the name of the assembly and the part after "component/" i.e. "Resources/eu.kml" is the path where the resource is located. That is -- the eu.kml file is located in "Resources" folder in the map examples project. The name of the project is either Map.CS or Map.VB, usually found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Telerik\RadControls for Silverlight Q1 2010\Demos\Map folder.

    You can find more details about loading resource files in Silverlight in this article.

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  4. Michael Semanson
    Michael Semanson avatar
    11 posts
    Member since:
    Mar 2010

    Posted 18 Mar 2010 Link to this post

    Thanks.  I'm new to Telerik and didn't realize the demo projects were installed with the development tools.
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