Set min max scale

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Restrict zooming between specific scale ranges.

Image of min max scale

Use case

Data may only appear at a certain scale on a map, and may be visually lost if zooming too far in or out. Setting the minimum and maximum scales ensures the zoom extents are appropriately limited for the purposes of the map.

How to use the sample

Zoom in and out of the map. The zoom extents of the map are limited between the given minimum and maximum scales.

How it works

  1. Instantiate an ArcGISMap object.
  2. Set min and max scales of map with map.minScale and map.maxScale.
  3. Pass the map to a MapView object.

Relevant API

  • ArcGISMap
  • BasemapStyle
  • MapView
  • ViewPoint

Tags

area of interest, level of detail, maximum, minimum, scale, viewpoint

Sample Code

MainActivity.kt
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/*
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package com.esri.arcgisruntime.samples.setminxmaxscale

import android.os.Bundle
import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.ArcGISRuntimeEnvironment
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.geometry.Point
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.geometry.SpatialReferences
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.ArcGISMap
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.BasemapStyle
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.Viewpoint
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.view.MapView
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.samples.setminxmaxscale.databinding.ActivityMainBinding

class MainActivity : AppCompatActivity() {

  private val activityMainBinding by lazy {
    ActivityMainBinding.inflate(layoutInflater)
  }

  private val mapView: MapView by lazy {
    activityMainBinding.mapView
  }

  override fun onCreate(savedInstanceState: Bundle?) {
    super.onCreate(savedInstanceState)
    setContentView(activityMainBinding.root)

    // authentication with an API key or named user is required to access basemaps and other
    // location services
    ArcGISRuntimeEnvironment.setApiKey(BuildConfig.API_KEY)

    // create a ArcGISMap with basemap streets
    with(ArcGISMap(BasemapStyle.ARCGIS_STREETS)) {
      // set the scale at which this layer can be viewed
      this.minScale = 8000.0
      this.maxScale = 2000.0

      // set the ArcGISMap instance to display in the MapView
      mapView.map = this

      // set point where the map view will focus and zoom to
      mapView.setViewpoint(
        Viewpoint(
          Point(
            -355453.0,
            7548720.0,
            SpatialReferences.getWebMercator()
          ), 3000.0
        )
      )
    }
  }

  override fun onResume() {
    super.onResume()
    mapView.resume()
  }

  override fun onPause() {
    mapView.pause()
    super.onPause()
  }

  override fun onDestroy() {
    mapView.dispose()
    super.onDestroy()
  }
}

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