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IEditor.SearchSelection Method (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IEditor.SearchSelection Method

Searches the edit selection using the given location.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Function SearchSelection ( _
    ByVal point As IPoint _
) As IEnumFeature
public IEnumFeature SearchSelection (
    IPoint point

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Desktop.


SearchSelection is a convenient method that creates a sub-selection of the Map's currently selected features. The sub-selection contains only features that are within close proximity to the input point location. Use SearchSelection when you have a large selection (≥ 25 features) and you want to search for a selected feature that is near a specific point location. For example, use this method when checking if the mouse is positioned over a selected feature. It is considerably quicker to interrogate only features that are near the cursor than to look at all selected features in the Map. Note: with small Map selections (< 25 features), the reverse is true; there is no need to call SearchSelection to reduce the selection as it is already small and likely cached in memory.

See Also

IEditor Interface