ILocation interface (locationapi.h)

[The Win32 Location API is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions. Instead, use the Windows.Devices.Geolocation API. ]

Provides methods used to manage location reports, event registration, and sensor permissions.

Inheritance

The ILocation interface inherits from the IUnknown interface. ILocation also has these types of members:

Methods

The ILocation interface has these methods.

 
ILocation::GetDesiredAccuracy

Retrieves the current requested accuracy setting.
ILocation::GetReport

Retrieves a location report.
ILocation::GetReportInterval

Retrieves the requested amount of time, in milliseconds, between report events.
ILocation::GetReportStatus

Retrieves the status for the specified report type.
ILocation::RegisterForReport

Requests location report events.
ILocation::RequestPermissions

Opens a system dialog box to request user permission to enable location devices.
ILocation::SetDesiredAccuracy

Specifies the accuracy to be used.
ILocation::SetReportInterval

Specifies the requested minimum amount of time, in milliseconds, between report events.
ILocation::UnregisterForReport

Stops event notifications for the specified report type.

Remarks

When CoCreateInstance is called to create an ILocation object, it may result in a notification being displayed in the taskbar, and a Location Activity event being logged in Event Viewer, if it is the application's first use of location.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 7 [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server None supported
Target Platform Windows
Header locationapi.h