Gets the viewing position for the map display.

Namespace:  ESRI.ArcGISExplorer.Mapping

Assembly:  ESRI.ArcGISExplorer (in ESRI.ArcGISExplorer.dll) Version: (


public Viewpoint GetViewpoint()
Visual Basic (Declaration)
Public Function GetViewpoint As Viewpoint

Return Value

A Viewpoint that encapsulates the current viewing position of the display.


The format of the viewpoint returned by this method will depend on the current display mode:
  • In 2D the Viewpoint returned will contain an envelope object with optional rotation.
  • In 3D the Viewpoint returned will contain pair of points, representing the observer and target locations. Together the observer and target determine the current view of the globe.

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