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LoadMap with Coordinates, Zoom, Style & Fixed

This is an example of a basic, simple map that can be made with Microsoft Virtual Earth/Bing Maps (version 6.2) and the LoadMap method. The coordinates to center the map have been set to the infield of Wrigley Field via the VELatLong method and the zoom level for this map has been set to 17, the style of the map has been changed from the default road r view to 'a' for aerial and the map has been locked to disallow zooming or toggling of the image by setting the value fixed to true, the default is false. map.LoadMap(new VELatLong(41.948182, -87.655527),17,'a',true); Comments are placed within the code to explain which controls are required in each map that you construct with Virtual earth.
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<title>
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<!-- add a META element with the charset attribute set to "utf-8", as follows Your page must use UTF-8 encoding to create some elements of the map -->
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
<!-- Reference to the map control -->
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://dev.virtualearth.net/mapcontrol/mapcontrol.ashx?v=6.2">
</script>
<script type="text/javascript">

// set the value of the varible map to null
var map = null;
// create a function to load the details of the map function
GetMap() {
// Initialize a new instance of the VEMap class
map = new VEMap('myMap');
// Load the specified map with coordinates set to Wrigley Field Chicago
// and zoom level is set to 17. Valid values are 1 through 19.
// Zoom is optional and the default value is 4.
// Map style is set to 'a' for aerial, other values include 'h' for hybrid,
// 'o' for oblique (aka bird's eye), and 'r' for road. The default is 'r'.
// A fixed map is one that the user can not change, the default is false, the only other value is fixed
map.LoadMap(new VELatLong(41.948182, -87.655527),17,'a',true); } </script>
</head>
<!-- Run the
GetMap function to load the map into the page -->
<body bgcolor=#FFFFFF onload="
GetMap();">
<table align=center border=1>
<tr>
<td>
<!-- Add a DIV element to the page to contain the map and assign it a location and size-->
<div id='myMap' style="position:relative; width:640px; height:480px;">
</div>
<!-- If not specified a default width of 600 pixels is used and a default height is 400 pixels -->
</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>


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