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ITerrainEdit Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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ITerrainEdit Interface

Provides access to members used to modify and build a terrain. Note: the ITerrainEdit interface has been superseded by ITerrainEdit2. Please consider using the more recent version.

Product Availability

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


The ITerrainEdit interface is used to add or remove references to participating feature classes, control pyramid level definitions, and to (re)construct the terrain when necessary.



Name Description
Method AddDataSource Adds a reference to a feature class.
Method AddDataSourceData Appends measurements to a terrain data source (feature class).
Method AddPyramidLevel Adds a pyramid level.
Method Build Constructs the terrain.
Method ChangeMaxScale Modifies the largest display scale used for a particular level of a terrain pyramid.
Method ChangeResolutionBounds Change the resolution bounds of a data source.
Method DeleteDataSourceData Removes measurements from a terrain data source (feature class).
Method RemoveDataSource Removes reference to a participating feature class.
Method RemovePyramidLevel Removes a pyramid level.
Method ReplaceDataSourceData Replaces measurements from a terrain data source (feature class) with measurements in another feature class.

Classes that implement ITerrainEdit

Classes Description
Terrain The Esri Terrain component.