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Posts: 34
Registered: ‎05-02-2013
My Device: 9700
My Carrier: Idea

BB 10 cascades maps

I have been looking at the samples for BB10 maps but I am just not really understanding it. Does anyone have a link or a basic tutorial how I can get a default map to display on the device. Nothing fancy, just a simple map or a link to "bb 10 maps" for dummies or something.

I would like to invoke a simple map using. So i found a simple mapview that looks like it will work. However, after playing around i don't think my ide like the import line for the maps. If i take everything off the page and just put a label and comment out the import line, the page displays with just a label, once i add the import line, it doesn't work. The page won't display.


so for example. in my maps.qml page, if i export comment out the mapview and the mapview container then the page will display. If i uncomment them it doesn't display.


import bb.cascades 1.0
//    import bb.cascades.mapview 1.0

Page {
id: root
Container {
    layout: DockLayout {
    ActivityIndicator {
        verticalAlignment: VerticalAlignment.Fill
        horizontalAlignment: HorizontalAlignment.Fill
    Label {
        text: qsTr("This is where the lable is")
        textStyle.base: SystemDefaults.TextStyles.BigText
        verticalAlignment: VerticalAlignment.Center
        horizontalAlignment: HorizontalAlignment.Center
    MapView {
        id: myMap
        longitude: -79.4042
        latitude: 43.6481
        altitude: 1800.0
        horizontalAlignment: HorizontalAlignment.Fill
        onCreationCompleted: {


Interesting enough, within my map.qml file it, when i go to the design view it says:
"problem leading qml file: 2:1 module "bb.cascades.mapview" is not installed"

Posts: 17,024
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 LE, Z30, Passport
My Carrier: O2 Germany

Re: BB 10 cascades maps

please note that you are posting in the bb java forum.

the qml preview does not work with custom modules. i usually have a temp.qml where i copy my UI code only to check the looks.
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