Add graphics with symbols

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Use a symbol style to display a graphic on a graphics overlay.

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Use case

Allows you to customize a graphic by assigning a unique symbol. For example, you may wish to display individual graphics for different landmarks across a region, and to style each one with a unique symbol.

How to use the sample

Observe the graphics on the map.

How it works

  1. Create a GraphicsOverlay and add it to the MapView.
  2. Create a Symbol such as SimpleMarkerSymbol, SimpleLineSymbol or SimpleFillSymbol.
  3. Create a Graphic, specifying a Geometry and a Symbol.
  4. Add the Graphic to the GraphicsOverlay.

Relevant API

  • Geometry
  • Graphic
  • GraphicsOverlay
  • SimpleFillSymbol
  • SimpleLineSymbol
  • SimpleMarkerSymbol

Additional information

To set a symbol style across a number of graphics (e.g. showing trees as graphics sharing a symbol in a park), see the "Add graphics with renderer" sample.

Tags

SimpleFillSymbol, SimpleLineSymbol, SimpleMarkerSymbol

Sample Code

AddGraphicsWithSymbols.xamlAddGraphicsWithSymbols.xaml.cs
              
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<UserControl
    x:Class="ArcGISRuntime.UWP.Samples.AddGraphicsWithSymbols.AddGraphicsWithSymbols"
    xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
    xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
    xmlns:mc="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/markup-compatibility/2006"
    xmlns:d="http://schemas.microsoft.com/expression/blend/2008"
    xmlns:esri="using:Esri.ArcGISRuntime"
    xmlns:esriUI="using:Esri.ArcGISRuntime.UI.Controls"
    mc:Ignorable="d"
    d:DesignHeight="300" d:DesignWidth="300">
    <Grid>
        <esriUI:MapView x:Name="MyMapView" />
    </Grid>
</UserControl>

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