1

I am new to GIS tools.

The following code runs inside a mouse click handler, and should center the map on the given co-ordinate location.

The co-ordinates are taken from Google Maps web view, and my understanding is that 3857 is the spatial reference for these co-ordinates.

Currently, this code moves the map to a very different location and sets the scale to something completely different.

var point = new MapPoint
(
    -37.808934,
    144.975170,
    SpatialReference.Create(3857)  
);

var extent = new ViewpointCenter(point, 3000);

MyMapView.SetView(extent);

Does ArcGIS automatically convert the co-ordinates from that space to the maps spatial reference, or is that something I need to do myself?

0

In my particular case, I was required to convert the co-ordinates in degrees to metres using ConvertCoordinate.FromDecimalDegrees(...) before passing them to the Viewpoint constructor.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.