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FeatureLayerClearSelection Method

Clears all selected features.

Namespace:  Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping
Assembly:  Esri.ArcGISRuntime (in Esri.ArcGISRuntime.dll) Version: 100.11.0
public void ClearSelection()


Example Name: DeleteFeatures

Delete features from an online feature service.

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using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Data;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Geometry;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.UI.Controls;
using System;
using System.Linq;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.WPF.Samples.DeleteFeatures
        name: "Delete features (feature service)",
        category: "Data",
        description: "Delete features from an online feature service.",
        instructions: "To delete a feature, tap it, then click 'Delete incident'.",
        tags: new[] { "Service", "deletion", "feature", "online", "table" })]
    public partial class DeleteFeatures
        // URL to the feature service.
        private const string FeatureServiceUrl = "";

        // Hold a reference to the feature layer.
        private FeatureLayer _damageLayer;

        public DeleteFeatures()

        private void Initialize()
            // Create the map with streets basemap.
            MyMapView.Map = new Map(BasemapStyle.ArcGISStreets);

            // Create the feature table, referring to the Damage Assessment feature service.
            ServiceFeatureTable damageTable = new ServiceFeatureTable(new Uri(FeatureServiceUrl));

            // Create a feature layer to visualize the features in the table.
            _damageLayer = new FeatureLayer(damageTable);

            // Add the layer to the map.

            // Listen for user taps on the map - on tap, a callout will be shown.
            MyMapView.GeoViewTapped += MapView_Tapped;

            // Zoom to the United States.
            MyMapView.SetViewpointCenterAsync(new MapPoint(-10800000, 4500000, SpatialReferences.WebMercator), 3e7);

        private async void MapView_Tapped(object sender, GeoViewInputEventArgs e)
            // Clear any existing selection.

            // Dismiss any existing callouts.

                // Perform an identify to determine if a user tapped on a feature.
                IdentifyLayerResult identifyResult = await MyMapView.IdentifyLayerAsync(_damageLayer, e.Position, 2, false);

                // Do nothing if there are no results.
                if (!identifyResult.GeoElements.Any())

                // Otherwise, get the ID of the first result.
                long featureId = (long) identifyResult.GeoElements.First().Attributes["objectid"];

                // Get the feature by constructing a query and running it.
                QueryParameters qp = new QueryParameters();
                FeatureQueryResult queryResult = await _damageLayer.FeatureTable.QueryFeaturesAsync(qp);
                Feature tappedFeature = queryResult.First();

                // Select the feature.

                // Show the callout.
            catch (Exception ex)
                MessageBox.Show(ex.ToString(), "There was a problem.");

        private void ShowDeletionCallout(Feature tappedFeature)
            // Create a button for deleting the feature.
            Button deleteButton = new Button();
            deleteButton.Content = "Delete incident";
            deleteButton.Padding = new Thickness(5);
            deleteButton.Tag = tappedFeature;

            // Handle button clicks.
            deleteButton.Click += DeleteButton_Click;

            // Show the callout.
            MyMapView.ShowCalloutAt((MapPoint) tappedFeature.Geometry, deleteButton);

        private async void DeleteButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
            // Dismiss the callout.

                // Get the feature to delete from the layer.
                Button deleteButton = (Button) sender;
                Feature featureToDelete = (Feature) deleteButton.Tag;

                // Delete the feature.
                await _damageLayer.FeatureTable.DeleteFeatureAsync(featureToDelete);

                // Sync the change with the service.
                ServiceFeatureTable serviceTable = (ServiceFeatureTable) _damageLayer.FeatureTable;
                await serviceTable.ApplyEditsAsync();

                // Show a message confirming the deletion.
                MessageBox.Show("Deleted feature with ID " + featureToDelete.Attributes["objectid"], "Success!");
            catch (Exception ex)
                MessageBox.Show(ex.ToString(), "Couldn't delete feature");
<UserControl x:Class="ArcGISRuntime.WPF.Samples.DeleteFeatures.DeleteFeatures"
        <esri:MapView x:Name="MyMapView"/>
        <Border Style="{StaticResource BorderStyle}">
            <Label Content="Tap to select features for deletion."
See Also
Additional Examples
Hyperlink to ExampleDescription
DeleteFeaturesDelete features from an online feature service.
EditAndSyncFeaturesSynchronize offline edits with a feature service.
EditBranchVersioningCreate, query and edit a specific server version using service geodatabase.
EditFeatureAttachmentsAdd, delete, and download attachments for features from a service.
EditFeatureLinkedAnnotationEdit feature attributes which are linked to annotation through an expression.
FeatureLayerQueryFind features in a feature table which match an SQL query.
ListRelatedFeaturesList features related to the selected feature.
PerformValveIsolationTraceRun a filtered trace to locate operable features that will isolate an area from the flow of network resources.
TraceUtilityNetworkDiscover connected features in a utility network using connected, subnetwork, upstream, and downstream traces.
UpdateAttributesUpdate feature attributes in an online feature service.
UpdateGeometriesUpdate a feature's location in an online feature service.