Sign up ×
Geographic Information Systems Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am using the ESRI Silverlight API for my application. For points, polylines and polygons the Editor class combined with feature layers works great. But it looks like I have encountered a problem. My client needs to add/edit/delete annotations. I created an annotation layer and was able to publish it through ArcGIS Server but obviously couldn't edit it through the API because it's not supported. From the research I did, I couldn't find an answer which lead me to something. Is there a way how this can be achieved through arcpy / webservice / arcobjects / anything ?

I appreciate all your help!

share|improve this question
have you tried to edit annotations inside an edit session ? – geogeek Oct 19 '12 at 16:30
what do you mean ? like the other feature types (points / polylines / polygons) ? – Johann Oct 19 '12 at 18:50
yes i meant, have you tried to edit annotations like you edit polygons – geogeek Oct 19 '12 at 20:20
yes but it didn't work. :( – Johann Oct 19 '12 at 20:26
are you trying that in the browser , or in Arcmap ? – geogeek Oct 19 '12 at 20:27

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.