MinimalDistance.cs

This example demonstrates how to calculate the minimal distance from each building to the river and visualize it by charts. Here is a screenshot with the results of the code execution.

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using AxMapWinGIS;
using MapWinGIS;
namespace Examples
{
public partial class MapExamples
{
// <summary>
// Calculates a minimal distance from each building to the river.
// </summary>
public void MinimalDistance(AxMap axMap1, string dataPath, ToolStripStatusLabel label)
{
axMap1.Projection = tkMapProjection.PROJECTION_NONE;
axMap1.GrabProjectionFromData = true;
string filename1 = dataPath + "waterways.shp";
string filename2 = dataPath + "buildings.shp";
if (!File.Exists(filename1) || !File.Exists(filename2))
{
MessageBox.Show("The necessary files (waterways.shp, building.shp) are missing: " + dataPath);
}
else
{
Shapefile sfRivers = new Shapefile();
sfRivers.Open(filename1, null);
Utils utils = new Utils();
Shapefile sfBuildings = new Shapefile();
sfBuildings.Open(filename2, null);
// adds a field in the table
Field field = new Field();
field.Name = "RiverDist";
field.Type = FieldType.DOUBLE_FIELD;
field.Precision = 10;
int fieldIndex = sfBuildings.NumFields;
sfBuildings.StartEditingShapes(true, null);
sfBuildings.EditInsertField(field, ref fieldIndex, null);
ct.Expression = "[Name] <> \"\"";
sfRivers.StartEditingShapes(false, null);
for (int i = 0; i < sfBuildings.NumShapes; i++)
{
if (sfBuildings.ShapeCategory[i] == 0)
{
label.Text = "Processing building: " + (i + 1) + " / " + sfBuildings.NumShapes;
Application.DoEvents();
Shape shp = sfBuildings.Shape[i];
double minDist = Double.MaxValue;
for (int j = 0; j < sfRivers.NumShapes; j++)
{
Shape shp2 = sfRivers.Shape[j];
double distance = shp.Distance(shp2);
if (distance < minDist)
minDist = distance;
}
if (minDist != Double.MaxValue)
sfBuildings.EditCellValue(fieldIndex, i, minDist);
}
else
{
sfBuildings.EditCellValue(fieldIndex, i, 0.0);
}
}
sfRivers.StopEditingShapes(false, true, null);
sfBuildings.Categories.Generate(fieldIndex, tkClassificationType.ctNaturalBreaks, 8);
ColorScheme scheme = new ColorScheme();
scheme.SetColors2(tkMapColor.Blue, tkMapColor.Yellow);