ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET Samples

Feature layer query

FeatureLayer query


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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.Collections.Generic;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Linq;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using Android.Text;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.Samples.FeatureLayerQuery
        "Feature layer query",
        "This sample demonstrates how to query a feature layer via feature table.",
        "The sample provides a search bar on the top, where you can input the name of a US State. When you hit search the app performs a query on the feature table and based on the result either highlights the state geometry or provides an error.")]
    public class FeatureLayerQuery : Activity
        // Create reference to service of US States
        private string _statesUrl = "";

        // Create and hold reference to the used MapView
        private MapView _myMapView = new MapView();

        // Create globally available text box for easy referencing
        private EditText _queryTextBox;

        // Create globally available feature table for easy referencing
        private ServiceFeatureTable _featureTable;

        // Create globally available feature layer for easy referencing
        private FeatureLayer _featureLayer;

        protected override void OnCreate(Bundle bundle)
            Title = "Feature layer  query";

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

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

            // Create and set initial map location
            MapPoint initialLocation = new MapPoint(
                -11000000, 5000000, SpatialReferences.WebMercator);
            myMap.InitialViewpoint = new Viewpoint(initialLocation, 100000000);

            // Create feature table using a url
            _featureTable = new ServiceFeatureTable(new Uri(_statesUrl));

            // Create feature layer using this feature table
            _featureLayer = new FeatureLayer(_featureTable);

            // Set the Opacity of the Feature Layer
            _featureLayer.Opacity = 0.6;

            // Create a new renderer for the States Feature Layer.
            SimpleLineSymbol lineSymbol = new SimpleLineSymbol(SimpleLineSymbolStyle.Solid, Color.Black, 1);
            SimpleFillSymbol fillSymbol = new SimpleFillSymbol(SimpleFillSymbolStyle.Solid, Color.Transparent, lineSymbol);
            _featureLayer.SelectionColor = Color.Cyan;
            _featureLayer.SelectionWidth = 4.0;

            // Set States feature layer renderer
            _featureLayer.Renderer = new SimpleRenderer(fillSymbol);

            // Add feature layer to the map

            // Assign the map to the MapView
            _myMapView.Map = myMap;

        private async void OnQueryClicked(object sender, EventArgs e)
            // Remove any previous feature selections that may have been made

            // Begin query process
            await QueryStateFeature(_queryTextBox.Text);

        private async Task QueryStateFeature(string stateName)
            // Create dialog to display alert information
            var alert = new AlertDialog.Builder(this);

                // Create a query parameters that will be used to Query the feature table
                QueryParameters queryParams = new QueryParameters();

                // Construct and assign the where clause that will be used to query the feature table
                queryParams.WhereClause = "upper(STATE_NAME) LIKE '%" + (stateName.Trim().ToUpper()) + "%'";

                // Query the feature table
                FeatureQueryResult queryResult = await _featureTable.QueryFeaturesAsync(queryParams);

                // Cast the QueryResult to a List so the results can be interrogated.
                List<Feature> features = queryResult.ToList();

                if (features.Any())
                    // Create an envelope.
                    EnvelopeBuilder envBuilder = new EnvelopeBuilder(SpatialReferences.WebMercator);

                    // Loop over each feature from the query result.
                    foreach (Feature feature in features)
                        // Add the extent of each matching feature to the envelope.

                        // Select each feature.

                    // Zoom to the extent of the selected feature(s).
                    await _myMapView.SetViewpointGeometryAsync(envBuilder.ToGeometry(), 50);
                    alert.SetTitle("State Not Found!");
                    alert.SetMessage("Add a valid state name.");
            catch (Exception ex)
                alert.SetTitle("Sample Error");

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

            // Create new Text box that will take the query parameter
            _queryTextBox = new EditText(this)
                InputType = InputTypes.ClassText | InputTypes.TextVariationNormal

            // Create Button that will start the Feature Query
            var queryButton = new Button(this);
            queryButton.Text = "Query";
            queryButton.Click += OnQueryClicked;

            // Create and add a help label
            TextView helpLabel = new TextView(this)
                Text = "Enter the name of a state, then press 'Query' to search."

            // Add TextBox to the layout

            // Add Button to the layout

            // Add the map view to the layout

            // Show the layout in the app

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