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[WinRT]Export snapshot of the Map

Question asked by Miiite on Aug 1, 2014

Hello,

 

I am currently using the "ArcGIS Runtime for Windows Store apps (Beta 2)", version 10.2.3.0, and I want to know if it is possible using the MapView control, to generate a snapshot of what the control is currently displaying ?

 

In winrt 8.1, Microsoft added the support to the RenderTargetBitmap.RenderAsync() method, that allows to generate a bitmap of the visual tree of my application. But as the MapView's content is not part of the visual tree, when I call the method, the MapView control is rendered as a black rectangle.

 

I can't seem to find a method to export an image from the MapView control itself. Is it possible ? If it is not, is it scheduled to implement such functionnality ?

 

Thank you,

 

Adrien.

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