com.esri.arcgis.carto
Interface IMapArea

All Superinterfaces:
Serializable
All Known Implementing Classes:
CenterAndScale, CenterAndSize, FeatureExtent, MapExtent, MapServerBookmark

public interface IMapArea
extends Serializable

Provides access to the Map Area Interface.

Remarks

MapArea contains the abstract interface IMapArea. On this interface you can retrieve the geographic extent of the map display. Use the following interfaces to change the geographic extent of the map display: IMapServerBookmark, IMapExtent, ICenterAndSize, ICenterAndScale and IFeatureExtent. By default, the MapArea object is of type MapExtent.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux


Method Summary
 IEnvelope getExtent()
          The geographic extent of the map.
 

Method Detail

getExtent

IEnvelope getExtent()
                    throws IOException,
                           AutomationException
The geographic extent of the map.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Returns:
A reference to a com.esri.arcgis.geometry.IEnvelope
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.