Update geometries (feature service)

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Update a feature's location in an online feature service.

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Use case

Sometimes users may want to edit features in an online feature service by moving them.

How to use the sample

Tap a feature to select it. Tap again to set the updated location for that feature. An alert will be shown confirming success or failure.

How it works

  1. Create a ServiceFeatureTable object from a URL.
  2. Create a FeatureLayer object from the ServiceFeatureTable.
  3. Select a feature from the feature layer, using FeatureLayer.SelectFeatures.
  4. Load the selected feature.
  5. Change the selected feature's location using Feature.Geometry = geometry.
  6. After the change, update the table on the server using ApplyEditsAsync.

Relevant API

  • Feature
  • FeatureLayer
  • ServiceFeatureTable


editing, feature layer, feature table, moving, service, updating

Sample Code

        <esriUI:MapView x:Name="MyMapView" />
        <Border Style="{StaticResource BorderStyle}">
            <TextBlock Text="Tap a feature to select. Tap again to update its location."
                       FontWeight="SemiBold" />