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Locator control

Use GPS and/or network to find location


Create a Locator object using the CreateLocator function of the app object:

sns = app.CreateLocator( provider );

Location providers available are:

  • “GPS”
  • “Network”
  • “GPS,Network”

You can use the SetOnChange function of the Locator to set the name of a function you want to be called when a the changes occur.

Change the rate that a Locator checks for changes with the SetRate method.


Method Description
Locator.GetBearingTo() Returns the approximate initial bearing in degrees East of true North when traveling along the shortest path between this location and the given location.
Locator.GetDistanceTo() Returns the approximate distance in meters between this location and the given location.
Locator.SetRate(seconds) Set Locator update frequency in seconds
built_in/locator.txt · Last modified: 2015/03/22 00:46 (external edit)