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MapLayer DataSource Binding Refresh Propogation
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I am using XamMap 14.1 and setting the DataSource property of a MapLayer to an IEnumerable<mytype>, along with setting the DataMapping property using the DataMapping.Converter. Everything works fine in a static sense, however I was expecting that a change in a property of the bound object (e.g. SymbolSize) would automatically refresh in the map.

A refresh of the elements only occurs with additional calls to MapLayer.DataBind() [without changing any mappings]. I can also get some changes to appear by setting the WorldRect of a MapElement to itself, forcing a refresh of that one element, but I am looking for a more "WPF-like" binding behavior.

Is this possible? Can you provide some example code?

Thanks in advance.

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    Hello kilgored,

    Currently the XamMap control does not listen for individual property changes so the only way to update the view would be through the methods you have stated.  MapLayer.ImportAsync() should also update the view.

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