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Position Structure

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The Position structure describes various attributes of a GPS unit (such as location, signal quality, speed and heading) as recorded from a GPS unit at an instant in time.

Namespace:  Telogis.GeoBase.Navigation
Assembly:  geobase.net (in geobase.net.dll) Version: 4.95.0.0
Syntax
public struct Position : IEquatable<Position>

The Position type exposes the following members.

Constructors
  NameDescription
Public methodPosition
Create a new position, with a given position number.
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Properties
  NameDescription
Public propertyHasFix
Indicates whether the GPS has fix. It doesn't need to be a good fix.
Public propertyHasValidHeading
Indicates whether or not this position has a valid heading.
Public propertyIsGoodFix
Indicates whether the GPS fix is good.
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Methods
  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)
Indicates whether this instance and a specified object are equal.
(Inherited from ValueType.)
Public methodEquals(Position)
Whether this position is equal to another position.
Public methodGetHashCode
Returns the hash code for this instance.
(Inherited from ValueType.)
Public methodGetType
Gets the Type of the current instance.
(Inherited from Object.)
Public methodStatic memberHeadingString
Returns the abbreviation ("N", "NE", "E" etc) for a given heading.
Public methodToString
Returns the fully qualified type name of this instance.
(Inherited from ValueType.)
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Fields
  NameDescription
Public fieldheading
The recorded heading, measured in degrees. See remarks.
Public fieldlocation
The recorded location.
Public fieldStatic memberMaxValidHeading
The limit that valid heading values must stay under. If the heading value is MaxValidHeading or higher, 'no heading' is assumed.
Public fieldPositionNumber
A tag used to identify this Position.
Public fieldquality
The GpsQuality of the GPS unit, when this Position was recorded.
Public fieldspeed
The recorded speed, measured in this Position's units.
Public fieldTickCount
The value of the system TickCount when this Position was recorded.
Public fieldtime
A time stamp identifying the time (in UTC) at which this Position was recorded.
Public fieldunits
The SpeedUnits in which speed is measured.
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Remarks
Used primarily by GPS and Telogis.GeoBase.Navigation classes.

Related articles: Implementing an IGps Member.

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