ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET Samples

Feature Layer Rendering Mode (Map)

Feature layer rendering modes


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using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Data;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Geometry;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.UI.Controls;
using Foundation;
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using UIKit;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.Samples.FeatureLayerRenderingModeMap
        "Feature Layer Rendering Mode (Map)",
        "This sample demonstrates how to use load settings to set preferred rendering mode for feature layers, specifically static or dynamic rendering modes.",
    public class FeatureLayerRenderingModeMap : UIViewController
        private MapView _myMapViewTop;
        private MapView _myMapViewBottom;

        private UIButton _zoomButton;

        private Viewpoint _zoomOutPoint;
        private Viewpoint _zoomInPoint;

        public FeatureLayerRenderingModeMap()
            Title = "Feature Layer Rendering Mode (Map)";
        public override void ViewDidLoad()

            // Create the layout

            // Initialize the app

        public override void ViewDidLayoutSubviews()
            // Setup the visual frame for the MapViews
            _myMapViewTop.Frame = new CoreGraphics.CGRect(0, 0, View.Bounds.Width, View.Bounds.Height/2);
            _myMapViewBottom.Frame = new CoreGraphics.CGRect(0, View.Bounds.Height / 2, View.Bounds.Width, View.Bounds.Height/2);


        private void Initialize()
            // Viewpoint locations for map view to zoom in and out to.
            _zoomOutPoint = new Viewpoint(new MapPoint(-118.37, 34.46, SpatialReferences.Wgs84), 650000, 0);
            _zoomInPoint = new Viewpoint(new MapPoint(-118.45, 34.395, SpatialReferences.Wgs84), 50000, 90);

            // Configure the maps
            _myMapViewBottom.Map = new Map();
            _myMapViewTop.Map = new Map();

            // Create service feature table using a point, polyline, and polygon service.
            ServiceFeatureTable pointServiceFeatureTable = new ServiceFeatureTable(new Uri(""));
            ServiceFeatureTable polylineServiceFeatureTable = new ServiceFeatureTable(new Uri(""));
            ServiceFeatureTable polygonServiceFeatureTable = new ServiceFeatureTable(new Uri(""));

            // Create feature layers from service feature tables
            List<FeatureLayer> featureLayers = new List<FeatureLayer>
                new FeatureLayer(pointServiceFeatureTable),
                new FeatureLayer(polylineServiceFeatureTable),
                new FeatureLayer(polygonServiceFeatureTable)

            // Add each layer to the map as a static layer and a dynamic layer
            foreach (FeatureLayer layer in featureLayers)
                // Add the static layer to the top map view
                layer.RenderingMode = FeatureRenderingMode.Static;

                // Add the dynamic layer to the bottom map view
                FeatureLayer dynamicLayer = (FeatureLayer)layer.Clone();
                dynamicLayer.RenderingMode = FeatureRenderingMode.Dynamic;

            // Set the view point of both MapViews.

        private void CreateLayout()
            // Create and hold reference to the used MapView
            _myMapViewTop = new MapView();
            _myMapViewBottom = new MapView();

            // Add a button at the bottom to show webmap choices
            _zoomButton = new UIButton(UIButtonType.Custom)
                Frame = new CoreGraphics.CGRect(
                    0, View.Bounds.Height - 40, View.Bounds.Width, 40),
                BackgroundColor = UIColor.White

            // Create button to show map options
            _zoomButton.SetTitle("Zoom", UIControlState.Normal);
            _zoomButton.SetTitleColor(UIColor.Blue, UIControlState.Normal);
            _zoomButton.TouchUpInside += OnZoomClick;

            // Add MapView to the page
            View.AddSubviews(_myMapViewTop, _myMapViewBottom, _zoomButton);

        private async void OnZoomClick(object sender, EventArgs e)
            // Initiate task to zoom both map views in.  
            Task t1 = _myMapViewTop.SetViewpointAsync(_zoomInPoint, TimeSpan.FromSeconds(5));
            Task t2 = _myMapViewBottom.SetViewpointAsync(_zoomInPoint, TimeSpan.FromSeconds(5));
            await Task.WhenAll(t1, t2);

            // Delay start of next set of zoom tasks.
            await Task.Delay(2000);

            // Initiate task to zoom both map views out. 
            Task t3 = _myMapViewTop.SetViewpointAsync(_zoomOutPoint, TimeSpan.FromSeconds(5));
            Task t4 = _myMapViewBottom.SetViewpointAsync(_zoomOutPoint, TimeSpan.FromSeconds(5));
            await Task.WhenAll(t3, t4);

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