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IEngineEditor.StartEditing Method (ArcObjects .NET 10.7 SDK)
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IEngineEditor.StartEditing Method

Starts an edit session.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Sub StartEditing ( _
    ByVal workspace As IWorkspace, _
    ByVal Map As IMap _
public void StartEditing (
    IWorkspace workspace,
    IMap Map
HRESULT StartEditing(
  IWorkspace* workspace,
  IMap* Map
workspace [in]

workspace is a parameter of type IWorkspace* Map [in]
Map is a parameter of type IMap*

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine.


Starts an editing session using the specified IMap and IWorkspace parameters. Only one map and workspace can be edited at a time.


This method fires the IEngineEditEvents::OnStartEditing, IEngineEditEvents::OnSelectionChanged, IEngineEditEvents::OnTargetLayerChanged and IEngineEditEvents::OnSketchModified events.

See Also

IEngineEditor Interface