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ILayerDescriptor Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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ILayerDescriptor Interface

Provides access to the available properties of a layer descriptor object.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.


Name Description
Read/write property DefinitionExpression The definition expression for the layer.
Read/write property ID The layer ID. This is a unique ID for the map, and is used to identify the layer in a number of method calls.
Read-only property Name The name of the layer.
Read/write property SelectionBufferDistance The selection buffer distance. When drawing, and if a selection filter is specified, a buffer zone of the specified distance will be displayed around the selected features.
Write-only property SelectionFilters The selection filter for the layer. When drawing, the filter will be applied and the resulting selection will be displayed on the map.
Read/write property ShowLabels Indicates whether the layer should display its dynamic labels.
Read/write property ShowSelectionBuffer Indicates whether the selection buffer should be displayed.
Read/write property Transparency The transparency of the layer. The value represents the percentage of transparency, and should range from 0 (no transparency) to 100 (completely transparent).
Read/write property Visible Indicates whether the layer is visible.

Classes that implement ILayerDescriptor

Classes Description
LayerDescriptor The Layer Descriptor coclass contains a description of a layer in a map.