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SoB
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How to use Opensteermap in Powerapp to view lat long

How to use Opensteermap in Powerapp to view lat long.

 

I dont want use google maps as i dont have free api

how to use Opensteertmaps to view my location on map

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v-xida-msft
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Hi @SoB ,

Do you want to use Opensteermap in our PowerApps app?

 

If you want to use Opensteermap in our PowerApps app, I afraid that there is no way to achieve your needs in PowerApps currently.

 

Currently, within PowerApps, there is no way to display a map directly within a canvas app. As an alternative solution, you could consider display a Map using Image control along with Bing Maps Imagery API & Google Static Maps API.

The result the  Bing Maps Imagery API & Google Static Maps API. returned is a static image data, which is required to be typed within the Image property of the Image control. But the result the Opensteermap API returned is a xml format data, which could not be used within the Image property of the Image control.

 

As an alternative solution, please consider register a Bing Map API Key on your side, then achieve your needs using Image control along with  Bing Maps Imagery API. 

More details about displaying a Map using Image control, please check the following blog:

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/image-control-static-maps-api/

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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v-xida-msft
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Hi @SoB ,

Do you want to use Opensteermap in our PowerApps app?

 

If you want to use Opensteermap in our PowerApps app, I afraid that there is no way to achieve your needs in PowerApps currently.

 

Currently, within PowerApps, there is no way to display a map directly within a canvas app. As an alternative solution, you could consider display a Map using Image control along with Bing Maps Imagery API & Google Static Maps API.

The result the  Bing Maps Imagery API & Google Static Maps API. returned is a static image data, which is required to be typed within the Image property of the Image control. But the result the Opensteermap API returned is a xml format data, which could not be used within the Image property of the Image control.

 

As an alternative solution, please consider register a Bing Map API Key on your side, then achieve your needs using Image control along with  Bing Maps Imagery API. 

More details about displaying a Map using Image control, please check the following blog:

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/image-control-static-maps-api/

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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