ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET Samples

Spatial relationships

Evaluate relationships between input geometries

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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;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.UI.Controls;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.Samples.SpatialRelationships
        "Spatial relationships",
        "This sample demonstrates how to use the GeometryEngine to evaluate the spatial relationships (for example, polygon a contains line b) between geometries.",
        "Tap a graphic to select it. The display will update to show the relationships with the other graphics.")]
    public class SpatialRelationships : Activity
        private TextView _resultTextView;
        private readonly MapView _myMapView = new MapView();

        // References to the graphics and graphics overlay
        private GraphicsOverlay _graphicsOverlay;
        private Graphic _polygonGraphic;
        private Graphic _polylineGraphic;
        private Graphic _pointGraphic;

        protected override void OnCreate(Bundle bundle)

            Title = "Spatial relationships";


        private void Initialize()
            // Configure the basemap
            _myMapView.Map = new Map(Basemap.CreateTopographic());

            // Create the graphics overlay and set the selection color
            _graphicsOverlay = new GraphicsOverlay()
                SelectionColor = System.Drawing.Color.Yellow

            // Add the overlay to the MapView

            // Create the point collection that defines the polygon
            PointCollection polygonPoints = new PointCollection(SpatialReferences.WebMercator)
                new MapPoint(-5991501.677830, 5599295.131468),
                new MapPoint(-6928550.398185, 2087936.739807),
                new MapPoint(-3149463.800709, 1840803.011362),
                new MapPoint(-1563689.043184, 3714900.452072),
                new MapPoint(-3180355.516764, 5619889.608838)

            // Create the polygon
            Polygon polygonGeometry = new Polygon(polygonPoints);

            // Define the symbology of the polygon
            SimpleLineSymbol polygonOutlineSymbol = new SimpleLineSymbol(SimpleLineSymbolStyle.Solid, System.Drawing.Color.Green, 2);
            SimpleFillSymbol polygonFillSymbol = new SimpleFillSymbol(SimpleFillSymbolStyle.ForwardDiagonal, System.Drawing.Color.Green, polygonOutlineSymbol);

            // Create the polygon graphic and add it to the graphics overlay
            _polygonGraphic = new Graphic(polygonGeometry, polygonFillSymbol);

            // Create the point collection that defines the polyline
            var polylinePoints = new PointCollection(SpatialReferences.WebMercator)
                new MapPoint(-4354240.726880, -609939.795721),
                new MapPoint(-3427489.245210, 2139422.933233),
                new MapPoint(-2109442.693501, 4301843.057130),
                new MapPoint(-1810822.771630, 7205664.366363)

            // Create the polyline
            Polyline polylineGeometry = new Polyline(polylinePoints);

            // Create the polyline graphic and add it to the graphics overlay
            _polylineGraphic = new Graphic(polylineGeometry, new SimpleLineSymbol(SimpleLineSymbolStyle.Dash, System.Drawing.Color.Red, 4));

            // Create the point geometry that defines the point graphic
            MapPoint pointGeometry = new MapPoint(-4487263.495911, 3699176.480377, SpatialReferences.WebMercator);

            // Define the symbology for the point
            SimpleMarkerSymbol locationMarker = new SimpleMarkerSymbol(SimpleMarkerSymbolStyle.Circle, System.Drawing.Color.Blue, 10);

            // Create the point graphic and add it to the graphics overlay
            _pointGraphic = new Graphic(pointGeometry, locationMarker);

            // Listen for taps; the spatial relationships will be updated in the handler
            _myMapView.GeoViewTapped += myMapView_GeoViewTapped;

            // Set the viewpoint to center on the point
            _myMapView.SetViewpointCenterAsync(pointGeometry, 200000000);

        private async void myMapView_GeoViewTapped(object sender, GeoViewInputEventArgs e)
            // Identify the tapped graphics
            IdentifyGraphicsOverlayResult result = await _myMapView.IdentifyGraphicsOverlayAsync(_graphicsOverlay, e.Position, 1, false);

            // Return if there are no results
            if (result.Graphics.Count < 1)

            // Get the first identified graphic
            Graphic identifiedGraphic = result.Graphics.First();

            // Clear any existing selection, then select the tapped graphic
            identifiedGraphic.IsSelected = true;

            // Get the selected graphic's geometry
            Geometry selectedGeometry = identifiedGraphic.Geometry;

            // Perform the calculation and show the results
            _resultTextView.Text = GetOutputText(selectedGeometry);

        private string GetOutputText(Geometry selectedGeometry)
            string output = "";

            // Get the relationships
            List<SpatialRelationship> polygonRelationships = GetSpatialRelationships(selectedGeometry, _polygonGraphic.Geometry);
            List<SpatialRelationship> polylineRelationships = GetSpatialRelationships(selectedGeometry, _polylineGraphic.Geometry);
            List<SpatialRelationship> pointRelationships = GetSpatialRelationships(selectedGeometry, _pointGraphic.Geometry);

            // Add the point relationships to the output
            if (selectedGeometry.GeometryType != GeometryType.Point)
                output += "Point:\n";
                foreach (SpatialRelationship relationship in pointRelationships)
                    output += $"\t{relationship}\n";
            // Add the polygon relationships to the output
            if (selectedGeometry.GeometryType != GeometryType.Polygon)
                output += "Polygon:\n";
                foreach (SpatialRelationship relationship in polygonRelationships)
                    output += $"\t{relationship}\n";
            // Add the polyline relationships to the output
            if (selectedGeometry.GeometryType != GeometryType.Polyline)
                output += "Polyline:\n";
                foreach (SpatialRelationship relationship in polylineRelationships)
                    output += $"\t{relationship}\n";

            return output;

        /// <summary>
        /// Returns a list of spatial relationships between two geometries
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="a">The 'a' in "a contains b"</param>
        /// <param name="b">The 'b' in "a contains b"</param>
        /// <returns>A list of spatial relationships that are true for a and b.</returns>
        private static List<SpatialRelationship> GetSpatialRelationships(Geometry a, Geometry b)
            List<SpatialRelationship> relationships = new List<SpatialRelationship>();
            if (GeometryEngine.Crosses(a, b)) { relationships.Add(SpatialRelationship.Crosses); }
            if (GeometryEngine.Contains(a, b)) { relationships.Add(SpatialRelationship.Contains); }
            if (GeometryEngine.Disjoint(a, b)) { relationships.Add(SpatialRelationship.Disjoint); }
            if (GeometryEngine.Intersects(a, b)) { relationships.Add(SpatialRelationship.Intersects); }
            if (GeometryEngine.Overlaps(a, b)) { relationships.Add(SpatialRelationship.Overlaps); }
            if (GeometryEngine.Touches(a, b)) { relationships.Add(SpatialRelationship.Touches); }
            if (GeometryEngine.Within(a, b)) { relationships.Add(SpatialRelationship.Within); }
            return relationships;

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

            _resultTextView = new TextView(this);


            // Show the layout in the app

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