Set initial map area

This sample demonstrates how to set the initial viewpoint from envelope defined by minimum (x,y) and maximum (x,y) values. The map's InitialViewpoint is set to this viewpoint before the map is loaded into the MapView. Upon loading the map zoom to this initial area.

Initial map area

Code

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using Android.App;
using Android.OS;
using Android.Widget;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Geometry;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.UI.Controls;

namespace ArcGISRuntimeXamarin.Samples.SetInitialMapArea
{
    [Activity]
    public class SetInitialMapArea : Activity
    {
        // Create and hold reference to the used MapView
        private MapView _myMapView = new MapView();

        protected override void OnCreate(Bundle bundle)
        {
            base.OnCreate(bundle);

            Title = "Set initial map area";

            // Create the UI, setup the control references and execute initialization 
            CreateLayout();
            Initialize();
        }

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

            // Create and set initial map area
            Envelope initialLocation = new Envelope(
                -12211308.778729, 4645116.003309, -12208257.879667, 4650542.535773,
                SpatialReferences.WebMercator);
            myMap.InitialViewpoint = new Viewpoint(initialLocation);

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

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

            // Add the map view to the layout
            layout.AddView(_myMapView);

            // Show the layout in the app
            SetContentView(layout);
        }
    }
}


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