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Sync Map and Scene Viewpoints


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package com.esri.samples.scene.sync_map_and_scene_viewpoints;

import java.util.ArrayList;

import javafx.application.Application;
import javafx.geometry.Orientation;
import javafx.scene.Scene;
import javafx.scene.control.SplitPane;
import javafx.stage.Stage;

import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.ArcGISMap;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.ArcGISScene;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.Basemap;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.Viewpoint;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.view.GeoView;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.view.MapView;
import com.esri.arcgisruntime.mapping.view.SceneView;

public class SyncMapAndSceneViewpoints extends Application {

  private MapView mapView;
  private SceneView sceneView;
  private ArrayList<GeoView> geoViewList;

  public void start(Stage stage) {

    try {

      // create split pane and JavaFX app scene
      SplitPane splitPane = new SplitPane();
      Scene fxScene = new Scene(splitPane);

      // set title, size, and add JavaFX scene to stage
      stage.setTitle("Sync Map and Scene Viewpoints");

      // create a map and add a basemap to it
      ArcGISMap map = new ArcGISMap();

      // create a scene and add a basemap to it
      ArcGISScene scene = new ArcGISScene();

      // set the map to a map view
      mapView = new MapView();

      // set the scene to a scene view
      sceneView = new SceneView();

      // add the map view and scene view to the split plane
      splitPane.getItems().addAll(mapView, sceneView);

      // add a viewpoint changed listener to the map view. Access the GeoView class using the event's getSource method
      mapView.addViewpointChangedListener(viewpointChangedEvent -> synchronizeViewpoints(viewpointChangedEvent.getSource()));

      // add a viewpoint changed listener to the scene view. Access the GeoView class using the event's getSource method
      sceneView.addViewpointChangedListener(viewpointChangedEvent -> synchronizeViewpoints(viewpointChangedEvent.getSource()));

      // create a list of GeoViews being navigated
      geoViewList = new ArrayList<>();

    } catch (Exception e) {
      // on any error, display the stack trace

   * Synchronizes the viewpoint across Geoviews when the user is navigating.
  private void synchronizeViewpoints(GeoView geoView) {

    if (geoView.isNavigating()) {

      Viewpoint geoViewPoint = geoView.getCurrentViewpoint(Viewpoint.Type.CENTER_AND_SCALE);

      // loop through the available GeoViews. If it doesn't match the given GeoView, then set the GeoView to the other's viewpoint
      for (GeoView anyGeoView : geoViewList) {
        if (anyGeoView != geoView) {

   * Stops and releases all resources used in application.
  public void stop() {

    if (mapView != null && sceneView != null) {

   * Opens and runs application.
   * @param args arguments passed to this application
  public static void main(String[] args) {


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