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IMapFrameDescription Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IMapFrameDescription Interface

Provides access to the available properties of a map frame description object.

Product Availability

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

When To Use

Use IMapFrameDescription when exporting an existing map layout using ExportLayout on IMapServerLayout.


Name Description
Read/write property MapDescription The map description for the map contained in the frame.
Read-only property PageLocation The extent of the map frame on the page.

Classes that implement IMapFrameDescription

Classes Description
MapFrameDescription The Map Frame Description coclass contains settings of a map frame in the current document.


The ExportLayout method on IMapServerLayout includes an input parameter for the layout page description (PageDescription). The page description consists of a collection of MapFrameDescription objects. These objects provide access to the MapDescription and PageLocation of a particular map frame.