ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET Samples

Change basemap

Change basemap


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using Android.App;
using Android.OS;
using Android.Views;
using Android.Widget;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.UI.Controls;
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.Samples.ChangeBasemap
        "Change basemap",
        "This sample demonstrates how to dynamically change the basemap displayed in a Map.",
    public class ChangeBasemap : Activity
        // Create and hold reference to the used MapView
        private readonly MapView _myMapView = new MapView();

        // Dictionary that associates names with basemaps
        private readonly Dictionary<string, Basemap> _basemapOptions = new Dictionary<string, Basemap>()
            {"Streets (Raster)", Basemap.CreateStreets()},
            {"Streets (Vector)", Basemap.CreateStreetsVector()},
            {"Streets - Night (Vector)", Basemap.CreateStreetsNightVector()},
            {"Imagery (Raster)", Basemap.CreateImagery()},
            {"Imagery with Labels (Raster)", Basemap.CreateImageryWithLabels()},
            {"Imagery with Labels (Vector)", Basemap.CreateImageryWithLabelsVector()},
            {"Dark Gray Canvas (Vector)", Basemap.CreateDarkGrayCanvasVector()},
            {"Light Gray Canvas (Raster)", Basemap.CreateLightGrayCanvas()},
            {"Light Gray Canvas (Vector)", Basemap.CreateLightGrayCanvasVector()},
            {"Navigation (Vector)", Basemap.CreateNavigationVector()},
            {"OpenStreetMap (Raster)", Basemap.CreateOpenStreetMap()}

        protected override void OnCreate(Bundle bundle)

            Title = "Change basemap";

            // Create the UI, setup the control references and execute initialization

        private void Initialize()
            // Create new Map with basemap
            Map myMap = new Map(_basemapOptions.Values.First());

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

        private void OnBasemapsClicked(object sender, EventArgs e)
            // Get a reference to the button
            var mapsButton = sender as Button;

            // Create menu to show map options
            var mapsMenu = new PopupMenu(this, mapsButton);
            mapsMenu.MenuItemClick += OnBasemapsMenuItemClicked;

            // Create menu options
            foreach (string basemapType in _basemapOptions.Keys)

            // Show menu in the view

        private void OnBasemapsMenuItemClicked(object sender, PopupMenu.MenuItemClickEventArgs e)
            // Get title from the selected item
            var selectedBasemap = e.Item.TitleCondensedFormatted.ToString();

            // Retrieve the basemap from the dictionary
            _myMapView.Map.Basemap = _basemapOptions[selectedBasemap];

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

            // Create button to show map options
            var mapsButton = new Button(this);
            mapsButton.Text = "Basemaps";
            mapsButton.Click += OnBasemapsClicked;

            // Add maps button to the layout

            // Add the map view to the layout

            // Show the layout in the app

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