How to create a Convolution function dataset (ArcObjects .NET 10.6 SDK)
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How to create a Convolution function dataset


Creating a Convolution function dataset

To create a Convolution function dataset, follow these steps:
  1. Create the Function Arguments object.
  2. Set the filter to apply.
  3. Create a Raster Function object.
  4. Create a Function Raster Dataset object.
  5. Create a name object for the function raster dataset.
  6. Specify the output file name for the new dataset.
  7. Initialize the new function raster dataset with the raster function and its arguments.
The following code example shows how to create a Convolution function raster dataset by applying the convolution raster function to an image:
[C#]
// Create the Function Arguments object.
IConvolutionFunctionArguments rasterFunctionArguments=
    (IConvolutionFunctionArguments)new ConvolutionFunctionArguments();
// Set the filter to apply (Sharpen in this case).
rasterFunctionArguments.Type=esriRasterFilterTypeEnum.esriRasterFilterSharpen;
// The input data can be of type IRasterDataset, IRasterBand, or IRaster.
rasterFunctionArguments.Raster=inputData;
// Create the Raster Function object.
IRasterFunction rasterFunction=new ConvolutionFunction();
// Create the Function Raster Dataset object.
IFunctionRasterDataset functionRasterDataset=new FunctionRasterDataset();
// Create a name object for the Function Raster Dataset.
IFunctionRasterDatasetName functionRasterDatasetName=(IFunctionRasterDatasetName)
    new FunctionRasterDatasetName();
// Specify the output file name for the new dataset (including the .afr extension at the end).
functionRasterDatasetName.FullName=@"c:\temp\Convolution.afr";
functionRasterDataset.FullName=(IName)functionRasterDatasetName;
// Initialize the new Function Raster Dataset with the Raster Function and its arguments.
functionRasterDataset.Init(rasterFunction, rasterFunctionArguments);
[VB.NET]
' Create the Function Arguments object.
Dim rasterFunctionArguments As IConvolutionFunctionArguments
rasterFunctionArguments=New ConvolutionFunctionArguments()
' Set the filter to apply (Sharpen in this case).
rasterFunctionArguments.Type=esriRasterFilterTypeEnum.esriRasterFilterSharpen
' The input data can be of type IRasterDataset, IRasterBand, or IRaster.
rasterFunctionArguments.Raster=inputData

' Create the Raster Function object.
Dim rasterFunction As IRasterFunction
rasterFunction=New ConvolutionFunction()
' Create the Function Raster Dataset object.
Dim functionRasterDataset As IFunctionRasterDataset
functionRasterDataset=New FunctionRasterDataset()
' Create a name object for the Function Raster Dataset.
Dim functionRasterDatasetName As IFunctionRasterDatasetName
functionRasterDatasetName=New FunctionRasterDatasetName()
' Specify the output file name for the new dataset (including the .afr extension at the end).
functionRasterDatasetName.FullName="c:\temp\Convolution.afr"
functionRasterDataset.FullName=functionRasterDatasetName
' Initialize the new Function Raster Dataset with the Raster Function and its arguments.
functionRasterDataset.Init(rasterFunction, rasterFunctionArguments)






To use the code in this topic, reference the following assemblies in your Visual Studio project. In the code files, you will need using (C#) or Imports (VB .NET) directives for the corresponding namespaces (given in parenthesis below if different from the assembly name):
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