com.esri.arcgis.carto
Interface ISelection

All Superinterfaces:
Serializable
All Known Implementing Classes:
ISelectionProxy, MapSelection, SimpleElementSelection

public interface ISelection
extends Serializable

Provides access to members that control a collection of selectable objects.

Description

Manages clipboard type operations on a selection. To learn more read the help for IActiveView::Selection.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux


Method Summary
 boolean canClear()
          Indicates if the selection can be cleared.
 boolean canCopy()
          Indicates if the selection can be copied.
 boolean canCut()
          Indicates if the selection can be cut.
 boolean canPaste()
          Indicates if paste is supported.
 boolean canSelectAll()
          Indicates if there's something to select.
 void clear()
          Clears all items in the selection.
 void copy()
          Copy the selected items to the clipboard.
 void cut()
          Cut the selected items to the clipboard.
 void draw(IDisplay display, ITrackCancel cancelTracker)
          Draw the selected items.
 void paste()
          Paste clipboard contents.
 void selectAll()
          Selects all items.
 

Method Detail

canCut

boolean canCut()
               throws IOException,
                      AutomationException
Indicates if the selection can be cut.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Returns:
The result
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

canCopy

boolean canCopy()
                throws IOException,
                       AutomationException
Indicates if the selection can be copied.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Returns:
The result
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

canPaste

boolean canPaste()
                 throws IOException,
                        AutomationException
Indicates if paste is supported.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Returns:
The result
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

canClear

boolean canClear()
                 throws IOException,
                        AutomationException
Indicates if the selection can be cleared.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Returns:
The result
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

canSelectAll

boolean canSelectAll()
                     throws IOException,
                            AutomationException
Indicates if there's something to select.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Returns:
The result
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

cut

void cut()
         throws IOException,
                AutomationException
Cut the selected items to the clipboard.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

copy

void copy()
          throws IOException,
                 AutomationException
Copy the selected items to the clipboard.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

paste

void paste()
           throws IOException,
                  AutomationException
Paste clipboard contents.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

clear

void clear()
           throws IOException,
                  AutomationException
Clears all items in the selection.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

selectAll

void selectAll()
               throws IOException,
                      AutomationException
Selects all items.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

draw

void draw(IDisplay display,
          ITrackCancel cancelTracker)
          throws IOException,
                 AutomationException
Draw the selected items.

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Parameters:
display - A reference to a com.esri.arcgis.display.IDisplay (in)
cancelTracker - A reference to a com.esri.arcgis.system.ITrackCancel (in)
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.