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# Mapping Lattitude and Longitude positions on the screen C# 2005

Posted on 2008-06-17
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Does anyone know how to go about mapping Lattitude and Longitude positions on the screen like points on a graph?

Thanks!
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Jaime Olivares earned 2000 total points
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first you have to convert lat/lon to unique values. If you have, by example:

12 deg 15 min 40 seg

you should convert to pure degrees, like:

puredeg = 12 + 15/60 + 40/3600

also, you have to be aware of the sign, I suggest negative values for north and west, for easy painting.
Once you have lat/long in pure degrees, you will need to scale those values for proper scaled paiting.
Now you can use these coordinates as screen coordinates
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perfect - thanks!
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