I find a feature by using IFeatureClass.Search then I want to show the feature on the screen.

How can I do that ?

Is there a zoom interface or something else?


Set the Extent of the map to be the envelope of the feature/features see Zooming in on the map Sample in the documentation.

  • Thanks so much four your answer.i was searching for the feature which the geometry type is point.I used IEnvelope.CenterAt() method to change the extent of the map.Thanks again.Greetings...
    – caner
    Jul 5 '11 at 13:05

You could use IFeature to zoom to the extent of the active view envelope, example below.

Dim pEnv as IEnvelope
pFCursor = pFClass.Search(pQFilt, True)
pFeature = pFCursor.NextFeature
If pFeature Is Nothing Then
    'MsgBox "Check spelling and case", vbCritical + vbExclamation, "State Not Found!"
    pActView.Extent = pFeature.Shape.Envelope
    Set pEnv = pActView.Extent
    pEnv.Expand 1.1, 1.1, True
    pActView.Extent = pEnv
End If


Select the record and zoom to it, example below.

' Part 1: Create a cursor of interstates.
Dim pFeatureLayer As IFeatureLayer
Dim pFeatureLayer2 As IFeatureLayer
Dim pFeatureSelection2 As IFeatureSelection = Nothing
Dim pFc As IFeatureClass
Dim pQueryFilter As IQueryFilter
Dim pSelSet As ISelectionSet
Dim pFCur As IFeatureCursor = Nothing
Dim player As ILayer
Dim pEnumLayer As IEnumLayer
Dim pEnumLayer2 As IEnumLayer = Nothing
Dim lngFldPDFLink As Int32

m_pMap2 = m_pMxDoc2.ActiveView.FocusMap
pEnumLayer = m_pMap2.Layers

player = pEnumLayer.Next
Do Until player Is Nothing
    If player.Name = "My Layer" Then
        pFeatureLayer = CType(player, IFeatureLayer)
        pFeatSelection = CType(pFeatureLayer, IFeatureSelection)
    End If
    player = pEnumLayer.Next

' Select interstates.
pQueryFilter = New QueryFilter
pQueryFilter.WhereClause = "FID <> 99999"
pFeatSelection.SelectFeatures(pQueryFilter, esriSelectionResultEnum.esriSelectionResultNew, False)
' Create a feature cursor of selected interstates.
pSelSet = pFeatSelection.SelectionSet
pSelSet.Search(Nothing, False, pFCur)
m_pMap2 = m_pMxDoc2.ActiveView.FocusMap
pEnumLayer2 = m_pMap2.Layers    

'Zoom selected features
Dim pUID As New UID
Dim pCmdItem As ICommandItem
' Use the GUID of the Save command
pUID.Value = "{AB073B49-DE5E-11D1-AA80-00C04FA37860}"
' or you can use the ProgID
' pUID.Value = "esriArcMapUI.MxFileMenuItem"
pUID.SubType = 3
pCmdItem = m_app2.Document.CommandBars.Find(pUID)

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