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IMapDescription2.MapArea Property (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IMapDescription2.MapArea Property

The display area of the map (data frame).

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Property MapArea As IMapArea
public IMapArea MapArea {get; set;}
HRESULT get_MapArea(
  IMapArea** area
HRESULT put_MapArea(
  IMapArea* area
area [out, retval]

area is a parameter of type IMapArea** area [in]
area is a parameter of type IMapArea*

Product Availability

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


MapArea contains the abstract IMapArea interface. With this interface you can retrieve the extent of a map or bookmark (IMapServerBookmark).  If you want to change the extent of a map use IMapExtent, ICenterAndSize, ICenterAndScale and IFeatureExtent. By default, the MapArea object is of type MapExtent.

See Also

IMapDescription2 Interface