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Note: The page was created before Map Suite 10. Map Suite 10.0 organized many classes into new namespaces and assemblies as well as had a few minor breaks in compatibility. The majority of previously built code should work without modification assuming the new namespaces are added. For guidance on upgrading your existing code, please check out MapSuite 10 Upgrade Guide.

  • This property gets the spatial data type in the MsSql2008FeatureSource.
  • In SQL Server 2008 there are two new data types for storing spatial information: GeometryType and GeographyType.The Geometry data type supports a flat 2D surface with XY coordinates for points. Points can be lines , on line string and mark edges of polygons.The Geography data type uses the same methods but the data type reflects the fact that we live on a curved 2D surface popularly known as the earth.


  • Summary:The GeometryType supported in SQL Server2008.


  • Summary:The GeographyType supported in SQL Server2008.
thinkgeo.mapsuite.portablecore.spatialdatatype.txt · Last modified: 2017/03/16 21:59 (external edit)