ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET Samples

Feature layer (shapefile)

Feature layer from a shapefile dataset

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using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Data;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.UI.Controls;
using Foundation;
using ArcGISRuntime.Samples.Managers;
using UIKit;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.Samples.FeatureLayerShapefile
        "Feature layer (shapefile)",
        "This sample demonstrates how to open a shapefile stored on the device and display it as a feature layer with default symbology.",
        "The shapefile will be downloaded from an ArcGIS Online portal automatically.",
    public class FeatureLayerShapefile : UIViewController
        // Create a MapView control to display a map
        private MapView _myMapView = new MapView();

        public FeatureLayerShapefile()
            Title = "Feature layer (shapefile)";

        public override void ViewDidLoad()


            // Download (if necessary) and add a local shapefile dataset to the map

        public override void ViewDidLayoutSubviews()

            // Update the UI to account for new layout
            _myMapView.Frame = new CoreGraphics.CGRect(0, 0, View.Bounds.Width, View.Bounds.Height);

        private async void Initialize()
            // Create a new map to display in the map view with a streets basemap
            _myMapView.Map = new Map(Basemap.CreateStreetsVector());

            // Get the path to the downloaded shapefile
            string filepath = GetShapefilePath();

            // Open the shapefile
            ShapefileFeatureTable myShapefile = await ShapefileFeatureTable.OpenAsync(filepath);

            // Create a feature layer to display the shapefile
            FeatureLayer newFeatureLayer = new FeatureLayer(myShapefile);

            // Add the feature layer to the map

            // Zoom the map to the extent of the shapefile
            await _myMapView.SetViewpointGeometryAsync(newFeatureLayer.FullExtent);

        private static string GetShapefilePath()
            return DataManager.GetDataFolder("d98b3e5293834c5f852f13c569930caa", "Public_Art.shp");

        private void CreateLayout()
            // Add MapView to the page

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