Gets the immediate IMapItemParent for the MapItem.

Namespace:  ESRI.ArcGISExplorer.Mapping

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


public IMapItemParent Parent { get; set; }
Visual Basic (Declaration)
Public Property Parent As IMapItemParent

Field Value

An IMapItemParent object that contains the MapItem; may be nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the MapItem has not been added to a map or folder.


All MapItems have a parent property. The parent represents the immediate container for the MapItem which is usually a folder contained within the map, or the map itself. For some MapItems that are a constituent part of a layer, this property will return the parent layer; for example a KmlNode will return its parent KmlLayer.

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