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Hi,
I am having a hard time finding the address of a location using mappoint webservices V4.5

For example if i wanted to find the address of the "Empire State Building" or the "University Of Miami", I just can't seem to figure it out. Below is snippet of code that i have been testing with.

I really appreciate any help on this.

Thanks
FindServiceSoap findService = new FindServiceSoap();
        findService.Credentials = new System.Net.NetworkCredential("888888888", "8888888888888888!");
        findService.PreAuthenticate = true;
 
        FindSpecification findSpec = new FindSpecification();
        findSpec.DataSourceName = "MapPoint.NA";
        findSpec.InputPlace = "University Of Miami, Fl";
 
        FindResults foundResults;
        foundResults = findService.Find(findSpec);
 
        Label4.Text = "Found " + foundResults.NumberFound.ToString() + " Results";
        
        if (foundResults.NumberFound > 0)
        {
            FindResult res = foundResults.Results[0];
            Label6.Text = res.FoundLocation.Address.FormattedAddress;
        }

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by:surajguptha
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What seems to be the problem now? Are you getting any matches? Can u explain in detail please?
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by:amagondes
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Hi surajguptha,

It returns a result and i can access the lat/lon and a few other properties, but not the address object of the result object.

Thanks!
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There is no address property or the property does exist without values?
Isnt the address same as the input you passed to it?
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by:amagondes
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Hi, well the thing is i looking up a location like "Space Needle" or "University Of Miami" with no address and trying to get the address for a particular location. Thanks for the help.
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by:surajguptha
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There is no address property or the property does exist without values?
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there is no address property, but it says in the documentation that a call to find() returns an address as a property
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Did you follow the map point Find Address sample in the path
C:\Program Files\Microsoft MapPoint Web Service SDK, Version 4.5\Samples\.NET 2.0\CoreFunctionality\FindAddress
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by:amagondes
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hi, i've tested with the find address method, but because i am looking for the address of a specific place with no idea what the address is to start with, i think this is where the problem is.

I've even tried geo locating the location ie "University Of Miami" using the find method which gives me a latitude and longitude and then do a reverse lookup with the getLocationInfo method, but the address i not quite correct.

My thought is that what i am trying to do is not possible. Let me know if you think this is not possible and i can give you the points.

Thanks for all your help
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surajguptha earned 2000 total points
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If FindResults class doesnt have any address information my guess is that the actual address isnt returned by that method...

Can you check the FindResults Class??
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Thanks for the help, I appreciate your time.
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Did you find the address in the FindResults class?
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