Extending ArcObjects  

Customizing the Display

This topic is relevant for the following:
Product(s): ArcGIS Desktop: All
Version(s): 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Language(s): VB6, VC++
Experience level(s): Intermediate to advanced



The following sections provide examples of creating custom symbols and renderers. Symbols generally reside in the Display library; Renderers generally reside in the Carto library.

Symbols

Creating Custom Symbols

Introduction to the Symbols object model and creating custom symbols

Logo Marker Symbol Example

An example of a custom marker symbol allowing you to draw the shape of a specific logo on the screen based on a Point geometry

Vertex Line Symbol Example

An example of a custom line symbol allowing you to draw a line geometry highlighting its vertices

Creating other kinds of custom symbols

Advice on creating other kinds of custom symbols

Renderers

Custom feature renderers

Introduction to the Symbols object model and creating custom symbols

Point Dispersal Renderer Example

An example of a custom renderer allowing you to disperse coincident points to help you view your data

Managing custom feature renderers

Advice on how you can apply custom renderers to layers