com.esri.arcgis.geometry
Interface esriGeometryType

All Superinterfaces:
Serializable

public interface esriGeometryType
extends Serializable

The available kinds of geometry objects.

Remarks

A list of the distinct types of geometries creatable geometries. Every geometry object belongs to and is identified as exactly one of these types (With the exception of esriGeometryAny which is true for all valid geometries.).

esriGeometryNull          = Unknown type of geometry

esriGeometryPoint         = Point

esriGeometryMultipoint    = Multipoint (Collection of Points)

esriGeometryLine          = Line         (Segment)

esriGeometryCircularArc   = CircularArc  (Segment)

esriGeometryEllipticArc   = EllipticArc  (Segment)

esriGeometryBezier3Curve  = BezierCurve  (Segment)

esriGeometryPath          = Path

esriGeometryPolyline      = Polyline (Collection of Paths)

esriGeometryRing          = Ring (Ring / SurfacePatch)

esriGeometryPolygon       = Polygon  (Collection of Rings)

esriGeometryEnvelope      = Envelope

esriGeometryAny           = Any valid geometry

esriGeometryBag           = GeometryBag (Collection of Geometries)

esriGeometryMultiPatch    = MultiPatch  (Collection of SurfacePatches)

esriGeometryTriangleStrip = TriangleStrip (SurfacePatch)

esriGeometryTriangeFan    = TriangleFan   (SurfacePatch)

esriGeometryRay           = Ray

esriGeometrySphere        = Sphere

esriGeometryTriangles        = Triangles (SurfacePatch)

Geometry Types

Product Availability

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

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

See Also:
IFeatureClass.getShapeType(), esriGeometryType

Field Summary
static int esriGeometryAny
          Any of the geometry coclass types.
static int esriGeometryBag
          A collection of geometries of arbitrary type.
static int esriGeometryBezier3Curve
          A third degree bezier curve (four control points).
static int esriGeometryCircularArc
          A portion of the boundary of a circle.
static int esriGeometryEllipticArc
          A portion of the boundary of an ellipse.
static int esriGeometryEnvelope
          A rectangle indicating the spatial extent of another geometry.
static int esriGeometryLine
          A straight line segment between two points.
static int esriGeometryMultiPatch
          A collection of surface patches.
static int esriGeometryMultipoint
          An ordered collection of points.
static int esriGeometryNull
          A geometry of unknown type.
static int esriGeometryPath
          A connected sequence of segments.
static int esriGeometryPoint
          A single zero dimensional geometry.
static int esriGeometryPolygon
          A collection of rings ordered by their containment relationship.
static int esriGeometryPolyline
          An ordered collection of paths.
static int esriGeometryRay
          An infinite, one-directional line extending from an origin point.
static int esriGeometryRing
          An area bounded by one closed path.
static int esriGeometrySphere
          A complete 3 dimensional sphere.
static int esriGeometryTriangleFan
          A surface patch of triangles defined by the first point and two consecutive points.
static int esriGeometryTriangles
          A surface patch of triangles defined by non-overlapping sets of three consecutive points each.
static int esriGeometryTriangleStrip
          A surface patch of triangles defined by three consecutive points.
 

Field Detail

esriGeometryNull

static final int esriGeometryNull
A geometry of unknown type.

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Constant Field Values

esriGeometryPoint

static final int esriGeometryPoint
A single zero dimensional geometry.

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esriGeometryMultipoint

static final int esriGeometryMultipoint
An ordered collection of points.

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esriGeometryLine

static final int esriGeometryLine
A straight line segment between two points.

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Constant Field Values

esriGeometryCircularArc

static final int esriGeometryCircularArc
A portion of the boundary of a circle.

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Constant Field Values

esriGeometryEllipticArc

static final int esriGeometryEllipticArc
A portion of the boundary of an ellipse.

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Constant Field Values

esriGeometryBezier3Curve

static final int esriGeometryBezier3Curve
A third degree bezier curve (four control points).

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esriGeometryPath

static final int esriGeometryPath
A connected sequence of segments.

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esriGeometryPolyline

static final int esriGeometryPolyline
An ordered collection of paths.

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esriGeometryRing

static final int esriGeometryRing
An area bounded by one closed path.

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esriGeometryPolygon

static final int esriGeometryPolygon
A collection of rings ordered by their containment relationship.

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esriGeometryEnvelope

static final int esriGeometryEnvelope
A rectangle indicating the spatial extent of another geometry.

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esriGeometryAny

static final int esriGeometryAny
Any of the geometry coclass types.

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esriGeometryBag

static final int esriGeometryBag
A collection of geometries of arbitrary type.

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esriGeometryMultiPatch

static final int esriGeometryMultiPatch
A collection of surface patches.

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esriGeometryTriangleStrip

static final int esriGeometryTriangleStrip
A surface patch of triangles defined by three consecutive points.

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esriGeometryTriangleFan

static final int esriGeometryTriangleFan
A surface patch of triangles defined by the first point and two consecutive points.

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esriGeometryRay

static final int esriGeometryRay
An infinite, one-directional line extending from an origin point.

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esriGeometrySphere

static final int esriGeometrySphere
A complete 3 dimensional sphere.

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esriGeometryTriangles

static final int esriGeometryTriangles
A surface patch of triangles defined by non-overlapping sets of three consecutive points each.

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