How to work with locators and locator styles

A locator is an object that you can use to convert textual descriptions of locations into geographic features. It defines the inputs, outputs, logic, and one or more reference datasets that are used to find locations. The most common locator is an address locator that you can use to geocode addresses.
A locator style is a template for creating a locator. Each locator style class supports the interfaces required to specify the reference data and geocoding options for a Locator object.

Using ILocatorWorkspace

Use the ILocatorWorkspace interface to manage the locators and locator styles in a locator workspace. You can use this interface to retrieve locator and locator styles from the locator workspace, as well as create, modify, and delete locators contained in the workspace.

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