Display map

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Display a map with an imagery basemap.

Image of display map

Use case

The map is the fundamental building block of any GIS application and is used to specify how geographic data is organized and communicated to your users.

How to use the sample

Run the sample to view the map. Pan and zoom to navigate the map.

How it works

  1. Create an Map with a BasemapStyle.ArcGISImageryStandard basemap style.
  2. Create a MapView object to display the map.
  3. Set the map to the map view.

Relevant API

  • Basemap
  • Map
  • MapView

Tags

basemap, map

Sample Code

DisplayMap.cs
                                                               
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// Copyright 2016 Esri.
//
// Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
// You may obtain a copy of the License at: http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
//
// Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an
// "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific
// language governing permissions and limitations under the License.

using Android.App;
using Android.OS;
using Android.Widget;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.UI.Controls;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.Samples.DisplayMap
{
    [Activity (ConfigurationChanges=Android.Content.PM.ConfigChanges.Orientation | Android.Content.PM.ConfigChanges.ScreenSize)]
    [ArcGISRuntime.Samples.Shared.Attributes.Sample(
        name: "Display map",
        category: "Map",
        description: "Display a map with an imagery basemap.",
        instructions: "Run the sample to view the map. Pan and zoom to navigate the map.",
        tags: new[] { "basemap", "map" })]
    public class DisplayMap : Activity
    {
        // Hold a reference to the map view
        private MapView _myMapView;

        protected override void OnCreate(Bundle bundle)
        {
            base.OnCreate(bundle);

            Title = "Display a map";

            // Create the UI, setup the control references and execute initialization
            CreateLayout();
            Initialize();
        }

        private void Initialize()
        {
            // Create new Map with basemap
            Map myMap = new Map(BasemapStyle.ArcGISImageryStandard);

            // Provide used Map to the MapView
            _myMapView.Map = myMap;
        }

        private void CreateLayout()
        {
            // Create a new vertical layout for the app
            LinearLayout layout = new LinearLayout(this) { Orientation = Orientation.Vertical };

            // Add the map view to the layout
            _myMapView = new MapView(this);
            layout.AddView(_myMapView);

            // Show the layout in the app
            SetContentView(layout);
        }
    }
}

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