Picture marker symbol

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Use pictures for markers.

Image of picture marker symbol

Use case

When marking geoelements on a map, using custom, unique symbols can be helpful for highlighting and differentiating between locations. For example, a tourism office may use pictures of landmarks as symbols on an online map or app, to help prospective visitors to orient themselves more easily around a city.

How to use the sample

When launched, this sample displays a map with picture marker symbols. Pan and zoom to explore the map.

How it works

  1. Create a PictureMarkerSymbol using the URI to an online or local image or a JavaFX Image (platform dependent).
  2. Create a Graphic and set its symbol to the picture marker symbol.

Relevant API

  • PictureMarkerSymbol

About the data

The picture marker symbols in this sample are all constructed from different types of resources:

Tags

graphics, marker, picture, symbol, visualization

Sample Code

RenderPictureMarkers.xamlRenderPictureMarkers.xaml.cs
          
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<ContentPage xmlns="http://xamarin.com/schemas/2014/forms"
             xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2009/xaml"
             xmlns:esriUI="clr-namespace:Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Xamarin.Forms;assembly=Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Xamarin.Forms"
             xmlns:mapping="clr-namespace:Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;assembly=Esri.ArcGISRuntime"
             x:Class="ArcGISRuntime.Samples.RenderPictureMarkers.RenderPictureMarkers">
  <Grid>
    <esriUI:MapView x:Name="MyMapView"/>
  </Grid>
</ContentPage>

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