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IMapLayers Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IMapLayers Interface

Provides access to layers.

Product Availability

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


Name Description
Method AddLayer Adds a layer to the map.
Method AddLayers Adds multiple layers to the map, arranging them nicely if specified.
Method ClearLayers Removes all layers from the map.
Method DeleteLayer Deletes a layer from the map.
Method InsertLayer Inserts a layer at the given position.
Method InsertLayerInGroup Inserts a layer at a given index of the map's group layer.
Method InsertLayers Inserts layers at the given position.
Method InsertLayersInGroup Inserts layers at a given index of the map's group layer.
Method IsLayerVisible Check if layer is visible.
Read-only property Layer The layer at the given index.
Read-only property LayerCount Number of layers in the map.
Read-only property Layers The layers in the map of the type specified in the uid. If recursive is true it will return layers in group layers.
Method MoveLayer Moves a layer to another position.
Method MoveLayerEx Moves the layer with in the map.

Classes that implement IMapLayers

Classes Description
Map A container for the display and manipulation of map data.


IMapLayers provides access to a collection of properties and methods dealing with layers in a map.  This includes special methods including those dealing with group layers.

.NET Samples

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