LabelSymbol3D

AMD: require(["esri/symbols/LabelSymbol3D"], (LabelSymbol3D) => { /* code goes here */ });
ESM: import LabelSymbol3D from "@arcgis/core/symbols/LabelSymbol3D";
Class: esri/symbols/LabelSymbol3D
Inheritance: LabelSymbol3D Symbol3D Symbol Accessor
Since: ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript 4.0

LabelSymbol3D is used to render labels for features from a FeatureLayer in a 3D SceneView. This symbol type is not supported in 2D MapViews.

A LabelSymbol3D must include at least one symbol layer for it to render in the view. One or more of the following symbol layer types my be used to define a 3D label symbol:

Symbol3DLayer Type Flat/Volumetric Size Units Example
TextSymbol3DLayer flat points s3d-text

The image below depicts a FeatureLayer with labels defined by LabelSymbol3D.

3d-labels

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Example
let labelClass = new LabelClass({
  labelExpressionInfo: {
    expression: "$feature.COUNTY"  // Text for labels comes from COUNTY field
  },
  symbol: {
    type: "label-3d",  // autocasts as new LabelSymbol3D()
    symbolLayers: [{
      type: "text",  // autocasts as new TextSymbol3DLayer()
      material: { color: [ 49,163,84 ] },
      size: 12  // Defined in points
    }]
  }
});
// Add labels to the feature layer
featureLayer.labelsVisible = true;
featureLayer.labelingInfo = [ labelClass ];

Constructors

new LabelSymbol3D(properties)
Parameter
properties Object
optional

See the properties for a list of all the properties that may be passed into the constructor.

Property Overview

Any properties can be set, retrieved or listened to. See the Working with Properties topic.
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Name Type Summary Class
Callout3D

Settings for adding a callout visualization to the symbol.

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LabelSymbol3D
String

The name of the class.

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Accessor
Collection<TextSymbol3DLayer>

A Collection of Symbol3DLayer objects used to visualize the graphic or feature.

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LabelSymbol3D
String

The symbol type.

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LabelSymbol3D
Symbol3DVerticalOffset

Shifts the symbol along the vertical world axis by a given height.

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LabelSymbol3D

Property Details

callout Callout3D
Since: ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript 4.4

Settings for adding a callout visualization to the symbol. Callouts are drawn from the point feature location that is being symbolized, to the vertical offset of the symbol. This property has no effect if verticalOffset is not set. At the moment only callouts of type line are supported. See LineCallout3D.

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Example
let symbol = {
  type: "label-3d",  // autocasts as new LabelSymbol3D()
  symbolLayers: [...],
  verticalOffset: ...,
  callout: {
    type: "line",  // autocasts as new LineCallout3D()
    size: 1.5,
    color: [150, 150, 150],
    border: {
      color: [50, 50, 50]
    }
  }
};
declaredClass Stringreadonly inherited
Since: ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript 4.7

The name of the class. The declared class name is formatted as esri.folder.className.

Autocasts from Object[]

A Collection of Symbol3DLayer objects used to visualize the graphic or feature. Individual symbol layers may be autocast as objects and specified using the type property.

type Stringreadonly

The symbol type.

For LabelSymbol3D the type is always "label-3d".

verticalOffset Symbol3DVerticalOffset
Since: ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript 4.4

Shifts the symbol along the vertical world axis by a given height. The height is set in screen space units like points or pixels. For points displayed with a callout verticalOffset should be set.

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Example
let symbol = {
  type: "label-3d",  // autocasts as new LabelSymbol3D()
  symbolLayers: [...],
  verticalOffset: {
    screenLength: 40,
    maxWorldLength: 100,
    minWorldLength: 20
  },
  callout: ...
};

Method Overview

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Name Return Type Summary Class

Adds one or more handles which are to be tied to the lifecycle of the object.

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Accessor
LabelSymbol3D

Creates a deep clone of the symbol.

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LabelSymbol3D
*

Creates a new instance of this class and initializes it with values from a JSON object generated from an ArcGIS product.

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Symbol
Boolean

Returns true if a named group of handles exist.

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Accessor

Removes a group of handles owned by the object.

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Accessor
Object

Converts an instance of this class to its ArcGIS portal JSON representation.

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Symbol

Method Details

addHandles(handleOrHandles, groupKey)inherited
Since: ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript 4.25

Adds one or more handles which are to be tied to the lifecycle of the object. The handles will be removed when the object is destroyed.

// Manually manage handles
const handle = reactiveUtils.when(
  () => !view.updating,
  () => {
    wkidSelect.disabled = false;
  },
  { once: true }
);

// Handle gets removed when the object is destroyed.
this.addHandles(handle);
Parameters
handleOrHandles WatchHandle|WatchHandle[]

Handles marked for removal once the object is destroyed.

groupKey *
optional

Key identifying the group to which the handles should be added. All the handles in the group can later be removed with Accessor.removeHandles(). If no key is provided the handles are added to a default group.

clone(){LabelSymbol3D}

Creates a deep clone of the symbol.

Returns
Type Description
LabelSymbol3D A deep clone of the object that invoked this method.
Example
// Creates a deep clone of the graphic's symbol
let symLyr = graphic.symbol.clone();
fromJSON(json){*}static

Creates a new instance of this class and initializes it with values from a JSON object generated from an ArcGIS product. The object passed into the input json parameter often comes from a response to a query operation in the REST API or a toJSON() method from another ArcGIS product. See the Using fromJSON() topic in the Guide for details and examples of when and how to use this function.

Parameter
json Object

A JSON representation of the instance in the ArcGIS format. See the ArcGIS REST API documentation for examples of the structure of various input JSON objects.

Returns
Type Description
* Returns a new instance of this class.
hasHandles(groupKey){Boolean}inherited
Since: ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript 4.25

Returns true if a named group of handles exist.

Parameter
groupKey *
optional

A group key.

Returns
Type Description
Boolean Returns true if a named group of handles exist.
Example
// Remove a named group of handles if they exist.
if (obj.hasHandles("watch-view-updates")) {
  obj.removeHandles("watch-view-updates");
}
removeHandles(groupKey)inherited
Since: ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript 4.25

Removes a group of handles owned by the object.

Parameter
groupKey *
optional

A group key or an array or collection of group keys to remove.

Example
obj.removeHandles(); // removes handles from default group

obj.removeHandles("handle-group");
obj.removeHandles("other-handle-group");
toJSON(){Object}inherited

Converts an instance of this class to its ArcGIS portal JSON representation. See the Using fromJSON() guide topic for more information.

Returns
Type Description
Object The ArcGIS portal JSON representation of an instance of this class.

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