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IMaplexDictionaries Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IMaplexDictionaries Interface

Provides access to members that control a collection of Maplex dictionaries.

Product Availability

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


The Maplex dictionary objects store customized abbreviations and translations. The MaplexDictionaries object is a collection of MaplexDictionary objects, and a MaplexDictionary object is a collection of MaplexDictionaryEntry objects. The dictionaries are held as a property of a MaplexOverposterProperties object, and are referenced on a per-labeling class basis from the MaplexOverposterLayerProperties.


Name Description
Method AddDictionary Adds a dictionary to the collection.
Method Clear Removes all dictionaries from the collection.
Read-only property DictionaryCount The number of dictionaries in the collection.
Method GetDictionary Queries a dictionary from the collection.
Method RemoveDictionary Deletes the dictionary from the collection.

Classes that implement IMaplexDictionaries

Classes Description
MaplexDictionaries A collection of dictionaries.