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is there a way of geting the location of the mouse pointer

This is a discussion on is there a way of geting the location of the mouse pointer within the MapPoint Desktop Discussion forums, part of the Map Forums category; I need to get the lat,lon of the mouse when clicking on the map. I can convert locations to lat,lon ...

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    matt1168 is offline Junior Member Yellow Belt
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    is there a way of geting the location of the mouse pointer

    I need to get the lat,lon of the mouse when clicking on the map. I can convert locations to lat,lon ok just need a way of getting a location from the mouse pointer. Or geting the location from and x,y pixel position from the visble map.

    Thanks Matt

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    Anonymous is offline Senior Member Black Belt
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    Tools, location sensor is not good enough ?

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    matt1168 is offline Junior Member Yellow Belt
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    No i use the map as an embedded object in a delphi application. I have right click popup menu apear when user right clicks on map and need to add pushpins onto the map and keep a record of its lat,lon internaly

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    try out: http://www.mp2kmag.com/articles.asp?ArticleID=13

    i guess, that helps. (when mouse down events fires, you get
    x and y coordinates, transform them with XYToLocation(x,y), then use the function/sub

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