MapPoint does not appear in the list of products while creating shared add-in in Visual Studio 2008

Issue Description: On a machine having Visual Studio 2008 and MapPoint 2009 installed, MapPoint does not appear in the list of products while developing a shared add-in using Visual Studio 2008, as shown below: This is a bug in MapPoint 2009. Workaround for this issue is to create necessary registry entries. Follow the steps below…

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MapPoint control does not allow bringing other VB form to foreground

  Summary   When a MapPoint ActiveX control is placed on a VB6 windows form, other non modal forms that you open cannot be brought to foreground. Note : 1.       The issue has also been reported with Delphi forms. 2.       This issue DOES NOT occur with .Net windows forms.       Symptoms   Consider you…

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Adding waypoint to a route creates warning entries in the application event log

If you add a waypoint to a route in MapPoint 2009, warning entries are created in the application event log, as shown below:   Below are the steps to reproduce the issue: Launch MapPoint 2009. Go to -> Route-> Route planner. Type some address/city name in “Type place or address” field and press “Add to…

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MapPoint and Data Execution Prevention(DEP)

A developer using MapPoint 2006 and Visual Studio 2008 on Vista was developing a windows based application, with the MapPoint control placed on the windows form. He was using the following code: Private _objMap As MapPoint.MapPrivate Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load      _objMap = AxMappointControl1.NewMap(MapPoint.GeoMapRegion.geoMapEurope)End Sub Every time he ran…

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