ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET Samples

Change feature layer renderer

Change feature layer renderer


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using Android.App;
using Android.OS;
using Android.Widget;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Data;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Geometry;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Symbology;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.UI.Controls;
using System;
using System.Drawing;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.Samples.ChangeFeatureLayerRenderer
        "Change feature layer renderer",
        "This sample demonstrates how to change renderer for a feature layer. It also shows how to reset the renderer back to the default.",
    public class ChangeFeatureLayerRenderer : Activity
        // Create and hold reference to the used MapView
        private MapView _myMapView = new MapView();

        // Create and hold reference to the feature layer
        private FeatureLayer _featureLayer;

        protected override void OnCreate(Bundle bundle)

            Title = "Change feature layer renderer";

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

        private async void Initialize()
            // Create new Map with basemap
            Map myMap = new Map(Basemap.CreateTopographic());

            // Create and set initial map area
            Envelope initialLocation = new Envelope(
                -1.30758164047166E7, 4014771.46954516, -1.30730056797177E7, 4016869.78617381,

            // Set the initial viewpoint for map
            myMap.InitialViewpoint = new Viewpoint(initialLocation);

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

            // Create uri to the used feature service
            var serviceUri = new Uri(

            // Initialize feature table using a url to feature server url
            ServiceFeatureTable featureTable = new ServiceFeatureTable(serviceUri);

            // Initialize a new feature layer based on the feature table
            _featureLayer = new FeatureLayer(featureTable);

            // Make sure that the feature layer gets loaded
            await _featureLayer.LoadAsync();

            // Check for the load status. If the layer is loaded then add it to map
            if (_featureLayer.LoadStatus == Esri.ArcGISRuntime.LoadStatus.Loaded)
                // Add the feature layer to the map

        private void OnOverrideButtonClicked(object sender, EventArgs e)
            // Create a symbol to be used in the renderer
            SimpleLineSymbol symbol = new SimpleLineSymbol()
                Color = Color.Blue,
                Width = 2,
                Style = SimpleLineSymbolStyle.Solid

            // Create a new renderer using the symbol just created
            SimpleRenderer renderer = new SimpleRenderer(symbol);

            // Assign the new renderer to the feature layer
            _featureLayer.Renderer = renderer;

        private void OnResetButtonClicked(object sender, EventArgs e)
            // Reset the renderer to default

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

            // Create a button to reset the renderer
            var resetButton = new Button(this);
            resetButton.Text = "Reset";
            resetButton.Click += OnResetButtonClicked;

            // Create a button to apply new renderer
            var overrideButton = new Button(this);
            overrideButton.Text = "Override";
            overrideButton.Click += OnOverrideButtonClicked;

            // Add Reset Button to the layout

            // Add Override Button to the layout

            // Add the map view to the layout

            // Show the layout in the app

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