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Identify layers

Identify features from all layers in the map view


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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 UIKit;

namespace ArcGISRuntimeXamarin.Samples.IdentifyLayers
        "Identify layers",
        "This sample demonstrates how to identify features from multiple layers in a map.",
    public class IdentifyLayers : UIViewController
        // Hold a reference to the MapView.
        private MapView _myMapView;

        public IdentifyLayers()
            Title = "Identify layers";

        private async void Initialize()
            // Create a map with an initial viewpoint.
            Map myMap = new Map(Basemap.CreateTopographic());
            myMap.InitialViewpoint = new Viewpoint(new MapPoint(-10977012.785807, 4514257.550369, SpatialReference.Create(3857)), 68015210);
            _myMapView.Map = myMap;

                // Add a map image layer to the map after turning off two sublayers.
                ArcGISMapImageLayer cityLayer = new ArcGISMapImageLayer(new Uri(""));
                await cityLayer.LoadAsync();
                cityLayer.Sublayers[1].IsVisible = false;
                cityLayer.Sublayers[2].IsVisible = false;

                // Add a feature layer to the map.
                FeatureLayer damageLayer = new FeatureLayer(new Uri(""));

                // Listen for taps/clicks to start the identify operation.
                _myMapView.GeoViewTapped += MyMapView_GeoViewTapped;
            catch (Exception e)
                new UIAlertView("Error", e.ToString(), (IUIAlertViewDelegate) null, "OK", null).Show();

        private async void MyMapView_GeoViewTapped(object sender, GeoViewInputEventArgs e)
                // Perform an identify across all layers, taking up to 10 results per layer.
                IReadOnlyList<IdentifyLayerResult> identifyResults = await _myMapView.IdentifyLayersAsync(e.Position, 15, false, 10);

                // Add a line to the output for each layer, with a count of features in the layer.
                string result = "";
                foreach (IdentifyLayerResult layerResult in identifyResults)
                    // Note: because some layers have sublayers, a recursive function is required to count results.
                    result = result + layerResult.LayerContent.Name + ": " + recursivelyCountIdentifyResultsForSublayers(layerResult) + "\n";

                if (!String.IsNullOrEmpty(result))
                    new UIAlertView("Identify result", result, (IUIAlertViewDelegate) null, "OK", null).Show();
            catch (Exception ex)
                new UIAlertView("Error", ex.ToString(), (IUIAlertViewDelegate) null, "OK", null).Show();

        private int recursivelyCountIdentifyResultsForSublayers(IdentifyLayerResult result)
            int sublayerResultCount = 0;
            foreach (IdentifyLayerResult res in result.SublayerResults)
                // This function calls itself to count results on sublayers.
                sublayerResultCount += recursivelyCountIdentifyResultsForSublayers(res);

            return result.GeoElements.Count + sublayerResultCount;

        public override void ViewDidLoad()

        public override void LoadView()
            // Create the view.
            View = new UIView();

            _myMapView = new MapView();
            _myMapView.TranslatesAutoresizingMaskIntoConstraints = false;

            UILabel helpLabel = new UILabel
                Text = "Tap to identify features in all layers.",
                AdjustsFontSizeToFitWidth = true,
                TextAlignment = UITextAlignment.Center,
                BackgroundColor = UIColor.FromWhiteAlpha(0, .6f),
                TextColor = UIColor.White,
                Lines = 1,
                TranslatesAutoresizingMaskIntoConstraints = false

            // Add the views.
            View.AddSubviews(_myMapView, helpLabel);

            // Lay out the views.


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