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Returns the information about the location provider used by the application for geolocation functions.
Example
Universal Windows 10 App
// Check the type of provider used
IF GPSInfo(gpsType) = gpsSatellite THEN
Info("The phone geolocation uses the GPS system.")
END
IF GPSInfo(gpsSpeed) = False THEN
Error("The speed regarding the move of the phone cannot be defined.")
END
Syntax
<Result> = GPSInfo(<Information>)
<Result>: Variant
Requested information according to <Information>.
<Information>: Integer constant
Requested type of information.
gpsAltitudeAltitude of available device.<Result> will correspond to:
  • True if the location provider can be used to define the device altitude,
  • False otherwise or if no location provider was found.
gpsDirectionDirection of the move performed by the device.<Result> will correspond to:
  • True if the location provider can be used to define the direction of the move performed by the device,
  • False otherwise or if no location provider was found.
gpsEnergyEnergy consumption required by the provider.<Result> will correspond to:
  • gpsEnergyLow: The provider must require a low quantity of energy.
  • gpsEnergyMedium: The provider can require a medium quantity of energy.
  • gpsEnergyHigh: The provider can require a high quantity of energy.
gpsPrecisionPrecision of the position measurement performed by the provider.<Result> will correspond to:
  • gpsPrecisionHigh: the position is calculated with high accuracy.
  • gpsPrecisionLow: the position is calculated with low accuracy.
gpsSpeedSpeed of the move performed by the device.<Result> will correspond to:
  • True if the location provider can be used to define the speed of the move performed by the device,
  • False otherwise or if no location provider was found.
gpsTypeType of location provider.<Result> will correspond to:
  • gpsSatellite: location provider via the network of GPS satellites.
  • gpsNetwork: location provider via the network of mobile antennas or Wi-Fi.
  • 0 if the type of location provider was not defined.
WINDEV This constant is not available.
Remarks

Special cases

  • It is recommended to initialize the location provider settings with GPSInitParameter before retrieving information from that provider.
  • The activation status of the location provider is returned by GPSStatus.
Universal Windows 10 App

Required application feature

When this function is used, an application feature is declared in the application generation wizard.
Required feature: Geolocation
This feature allows the applications to access the geolocation features found on the device or on the computer.
Component: wd270java.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 15
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