ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET Samples

Set min and max scale

Set min and max scale


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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 ArcGISRuntime.Samples.SetMinMaxScale
        "Set min & max scale",
        "This sample demonstrates how to set the minimum and maximum scale of a Map. Setting the minimum and maximum scale for the Map can be useful in keeping the user focused at a certain level of detail.",
    public class SetMinMaxScale : Activity
        // Create and hold reference to the used MapView
        private MapView _myMapView = new MapView();

        protected override void OnCreate(Bundle bundle)

            Title = "Set min & max scale";

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

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

            // Set the scale at which this layer can be viewed
            // MinScale defines how far 'out' you can zoom where
            // MaxScale defines how far 'in' you can zoom.
            myMap.MinScale = 8000;
            myMap.MaxScale = 2000;

            // Create central point where map is centered
            MapPoint centralPoint = new MapPoint(-355453, 7548720, SpatialReferences.WebMercator);

            // Create starting viewpoint
            Viewpoint startingViewpoint = new Viewpoint(
            // Set starting viewpoint
            myMap.InitialViewpoint = startingViewpoint;

            // Set map to 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

            // Show the layout in the app

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