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SimpleMarkerSymbol Class

A basic color and marker shape used to represent point features on a map. At a minimum use the Color, Outline, Size, and Style Properties to modify its default appearance. Other Properties are also available for more generate more complex visualizations.
Inheritance Hierarchy

Namespace:  Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Symbology
Assembly:  Esri.ArcGISRuntime (in Esri.ArcGISRuntime.dll) Version: 100.11.0
public class SimpleMarkerSymbol : MarkerSymbol

The SimpleMarkerSymbol type exposes the following members.

Public methodCode exampleSimpleMarkerSymbol
Initializes a new instance of the SimpleMarkerSymbol class.
Public methodSimpleMarkerSymbol(SimpleMarkerSymbolStyle, Color, Double)
Initializes a new instance of the SimpleMarkerSymbol class.
Public propertyAngle
Gets or sets the rotation angle.
(Inherited from MarkerSymbol.)
Public propertyAngleAlignment
Gets or sets the rotation angle alignment. Default value is Screen
(Inherited from MarkerSymbol.)
Public propertyCode exampleColor
Gets or sets the color
Public propertyCode exampleLeaderOffsetX
Gets or sets the leader offset X of the marker symbol.
(Inherited from MarkerSymbol.)
Public propertyLeaderOffsetY
Gets or sets the leader offset Y of the marker symbol.
(Inherited from MarkerSymbol.)
Public propertyCode exampleOffsetX
Gets or sets the X offset.
(Inherited from MarkerSymbol.)
Public propertyCode exampleOffsetY
Gets or sets the Y offset.
(Inherited from MarkerSymbol.)
Public propertyOutline
Gets or sets the outline line symbol
Public propertyRotationType Obsolete.
Gets or sets the rotation type of the marker symbol.
(Inherited from MarkerSymbol.)
Public propertyCode exampleSize
Gets or sets the symbol size
Public propertyCode exampleStyle
Gets or sets the marker symbol style
Public methodClone
Clones this instance of Symbol and its members.
(Inherited from Symbol.)
Public methodCode exampleCreateSwatchAsync(Double)
Creates a swatch image of this symbol using the default size and a transparent background.
(Inherited from Symbol.)
Public methodCreateSwatchAsync(Color, Double)
Creates a swatch image of this symbol, using the default sizing and a transparent background.
(Inherited from Symbol.)
Public methodCreateSwatchAsync(Int32, Int32, Double, Color)
Creates a swatch image of this symbol, scaled to fit the specified dimensions.
(Inherited from Symbol.)
Public methodCreateSwatchAsync(Int32, Int32, Single, Color, Geometry)
Creates a swatch image of this symbol, with the specified image size, dpi, background color, and geometry.
(Inherited from Symbol.)
Public methodToJson
Returns the json representation of the symbol
(Inherited from Symbol.)
Public methodToMultilayerSymbol
Converts a SimpleMarkerSymbol to a MultilayerPointSymbol.
Public eventPropertyChanged
Occurs when a property value changes.
(Inherited from Symbol.)


Example Name: RenderSimpleMarkers

Show a simple marker symbol on a map.

Code example screen shot.

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using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Geometry;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Symbology;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.UI;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.WPF.Samples.RenderSimpleMarkers
        name: "Simple marker symbol",
        category: "Symbology",
        description: "Show a simple marker symbol on a map.",
        instructions: "The sample loads with a predefined simple marker symbol, set as a red circle.",
        tags: new[] { "SimpleMarkerSymbol", "symbol" })]

    public partial class RenderSimpleMarkers
        public RenderSimpleMarkers()

            // Create the UI, setup the control references and execute initialization 

        private void Initialize()
            // Create new Map with basemap
            Map myMap = new Map(BasemapStyle.ArcGISImageryStandard);

            // Create initial map location and reuse the location for graphic
            MapPoint centralLocation = new MapPoint(-226773, 6550477, SpatialReferences.WebMercator);
            Viewpoint initialViewpoint = new Viewpoint(centralLocation, 7500);

            // Set initial viewpoint
            myMap.InitialViewpoint = initialViewpoint;

            // Provide used Map to the MapView
            MyMapView.Map = myMap;

            // Create overlay to where graphics are shown
            GraphicsOverlay overlay = new GraphicsOverlay();

            // Add created overlay to the MapView

            // Create a simple marker symbol
            SimpleMarkerSymbol simpleSymbol = new SimpleMarkerSymbol()
                Color = System.Drawing.Color.Red,
                Size = 10,
                Style = SimpleMarkerSymbolStyle.Circle

            // Add a new graphic with a central point that was created earlier
            Graphic graphicWithSymbol = new Graphic(centralLocation, simpleSymbol);
<UserControl x:Class="ArcGISRuntime.WPF.Samples.RenderSimpleMarkers.RenderSimpleMarkers"
             d:DesignHeight="300" d:DesignWidth="300">
        <esri:MapView x:Name="MyMapView"/>
See Also
Additional Examples
Hyperlink to ExampleDescription
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