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Stored procedures
Enables the management of location tracking in a WINDEV Mobile application.
Example
// Enable the push notifications
geoTrackingEnable(ValidateTrackingActivation)
// Manage location tracking
PROCEDURE ValidateTrackingActivation(bTrackingEnabled is boolean, cError is string)
IF NOT bTrackingEnabled THEN
Error(cError)
RETURN
END

STC_Loc = "Location enabled"
Syntax
geoTrackingEnable(<WLanguage procedure>)
<WLanguage procedure>: Procedure name
Name of WLanguage procedure called:
  • when the deactivation was performed,
  • if an error occurred:
    • iPhone/iPad activation request refused by the user.
    • Android erreur while accessing the Google Play Services.
This procedure has the following format:
PROCEDURE <Procedure name>(<Tracking enabled> is boolean, <Error> is string)
  • <Tracking enabled> is a boolean indicating whether tracking is enabled (True) or not (False).
  • <Error> is a character string corresponding to the text of the activation error. This parameter is initialized only if <Tracking Enabled> is set to False.
Remarks

Remarks

  • This function is asynchronous.
  • iPhone/iPad This function can be used only if the location rights have been granted to the application. These rights are enabled during the generation.
  • Android From Android 8, to reduce the applications' battery usage, the system drastically limits the frequency for receiving device locations when the application is running in the background. For more details, see https://developer.android.com/about/versions/oreo/background-location-limits.
Android

Required permissions

Android 10 specific case: Android 10 has implemented a new permission for the functions that allow locating the device: ACCESS_BACKGROUND_LOCATION.
This permission allows using the function when the application is in the background.
When this permission is added to the application, a window allows the user to:
  • allow access to the device location while the application is in the background,
  • allow access to the location only while the application is in use,
  • deny access to the location.
The user can also change these permissions at any time in the Android settings.
Related Examples:
WM Geolocation Cross-platform examples (WINDEV Mobile): WM Geolocation
[ + ] This example explains how to perform proximity searches with geolocation :
- search around me
- search in a city, at a given address, or close to a specific address.
The results are displayed in a looper and in a map with markers.
Component : wp260device.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 21
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