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Map field

Use a map field to display a map in a BlackBerry device application.



Supported since

BlackBerry Java SDK 6.0

More information

For more information about map fields and location-based services, see the Location-Based Services Development Guide.


This screen shows a map.

import net.rim.device.api.lbs.maps.model.*;
import net.rim.device.api.lbs.maps.ui.*;
import net.rim.device.api.ui.*;
import net.rim.device.api.ui.container.*;

public class MapFieldDemo extends UiApplication
    public static void main(String[] args)
        MapFieldDemo theApp = new MapFieldDemo();
    public MapFieldDemo()
        pushScreen(new MapScreen());

class MapScreen extends FullScreen
    public MapScreen() 
        super( FullScreen.DEFAULT_CLOSE | FullScreen.DEFAULT_MENU );
        MapField map = new MapField();
        MapAction action = map.getAction();
        action.setCentreAndZoom(new MapPoint(43.46518, -80.52237), 3);