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Identify layers

Identify features from all layers in the map view


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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.UI.Controls;
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;

namespace ArcGISRuntimeXamarin.Samples.IdentifyLayers
    [Activity (ConfigurationChanges=Android.Content.PM.ConfigChanges.Orientation | Android.Content.PM.ConfigChanges.ScreenSize)]
        "Identify layers",
        "This sample demonstrates how to identify features from multiple layers in a map.",
    public class IdentifyLayers : Activity
        // Create and hold reference to the used MapView.
        private readonly MapView _myMapView = new MapView();

        protected override void OnCreate(Bundle bundle)

            Title = "Identify layers";


        private async void Initialize()
            // Create a map with an initial viewpoint.
            Map myMap = new Map(Basemap.CreateTopographic());
            myMap.InitialViewpoint = new Viewpoint(new MapPoint(-10977012.785807, 4514257.550369, SpatialReference.Create(3857)), 68015210);
            _myMapView.Map = myMap;

                // Add a map image layer to the map after turning off two sublayers.
                ArcGISMapImageLayer cityLayer = new ArcGISMapImageLayer(new Uri(""));
                await cityLayer.LoadAsync();
                cityLayer.Sublayers[1].IsVisible = false;
                cityLayer.Sublayers[2].IsVisible = false;

                // Add a feature layer to the map.
                FeatureLayer damageLayer = new FeatureLayer(new Uri(""));

                // Listen for taps/clicks to start the identify operation.
                _myMapView.GeoViewTapped += MyMapView_GeoViewTapped;
            catch (Exception e)
                new AlertDialog.Builder(this).SetMessage(e.ToString()).SetTitle("Error").Show();

        private async void MyMapView_GeoViewTapped(object sender, GeoViewInputEventArgs e)
                // Perform an identify across all layers, taking up to 10 results per layer.
                IReadOnlyList<IdentifyLayerResult> identifyResults = await _myMapView.IdentifyLayersAsync(e.Position, 15, false, 10);

                // Add a line to the output for each layer, with a count of features in the layer.
                string result = "";
                foreach (IdentifyLayerResult layerResult in identifyResults)
                    // Note: because some layers have sublayers, a recursive function is required to count results.
                    result = result + layerResult.LayerContent.Name + ": " + recursivelyCountIdentifyResultsForSublayers(layerResult) + "\n";

                if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(result))
                    new AlertDialog.Builder(this).SetMessage(result).SetTitle("Identify result").Show();
            catch (Exception ex)
                new AlertDialog.Builder(this).SetMessage(ex.ToString()).SetTitle("Error").Show();

        private int recursivelyCountIdentifyResultsForSublayers(IdentifyLayerResult result)
            int sublayerResultCount = 0;
            foreach (IdentifyLayerResult res in result.SublayerResults)
                // This function calls itself to count results on sublayers.
                sublayerResultCount += recursivelyCountIdentifyResultsForSublayers(res);

            return result.GeoElements.Count + sublayerResultCount;

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

            // Create and add a help tip.
            TextView helpLabel = new TextView(this)
                Text = "Tap to identify features in all layers."

            // Add the map view to the layout.

            // Show the layout in the app.

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