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MapOperationalLayers Property

Gets or sets the collection of operational layers in the map.

Namespace:  Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping
Assembly:  Esri.ArcGISRuntime (in Esri.ArcGISRuntime.dll) Version: 100.11.0
public LayerCollection OperationalLayers { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: LayerCollection


Example Name: FeatureLayerShapefile

Open a shapefile stored on the device and display it as a feature layer with default symbology.

Code example screen shot.

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using System;
using System.Windows;
using ArcGISRuntime.Samples.Managers;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Data;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.WPF.Samples.FeatureLayerShapefile
        name: "Feature layer (shapefile)",
        category: "Data",
        description: "Open a shapefile stored on the device and display it as a feature layer with default symbology.",
        instructions: "Pan and zoom around the map to observe the data from the shapefile.",
        tags: new[] { "layers", "shapefile", "shp", "vector" })]
    public partial class FeatureLayerShapefile
        public FeatureLayerShapefile()

            // Open a shapefile stored locally and add it to the map as a feature layer

        private async void Initialize()
            // Create a new map to display in the map view with a streets basemap
            MyMapView.Map = new Map(BasemapStyle.ArcGISStreets);

            // 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, 50);
            catch (Exception e)
                MessageBox.Show(e.ToString(), "Error");

        private static string GetShapefilePath()
            return DataManager.GetDataFolder("d98b3e5293834c5f852f13c569930caa", "Public_Art.shp");
    <esri:MapView x:Name="MyMapView" />
See Also
Additional Examples
Hyperlink to ExampleDescription
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EditFeatureLinkedAnnotationEdit feature attributes which are linked to annotation through an expression.
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RasterRgbRendererApply an RGB renderer to a raster layer to enhance feature visibility.
ReadGeoPackageAdd rasters and feature tables from a GeoPackage to a map.
ReadShapefileMetadataRead a shapefile and display its metadata.
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SelectEncFeaturesSelect features in an ENC layer.
ServiceFeatureTableCacheDisplay a feature layer from a service using the **on interaction cache** feature request mode.
ServiceFeatureTableManualCacheDisplay a feature layer from a service using the **manual cache** feature request mode.
ServiceFeatureTableNoCacheDisplay a feature layer from a service using the **no cache** feature request mode.
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ShowPopupShow predefined popups from a web map.
StatisticalQueryQuery a table to get aggregated statistics back for a specific field.
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TimeBasedQueryQuery data using a time extent.
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WmsIdentifyIdentify features in a WMS layer and display the associated popup content.
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WmsServiceCatalogConnect to a WMS service and show the available layers and sublayers.