ArcObjects Library Reference (3DAnalyst)  

ICharacterMarker3DSymbol Interface

Provides access to members that control the 3D marker symbol.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server. Requires 3D Analyst Extension.


ICharacterMarker3DSymbol can be used to create a 3D marker symbol that uses the TrueType fonts or OpenType fonts. You can set/get the Font and CharacterIndex properties to control the font and glyph used. The VerticalOrientation property allows you to set/get the vertical orientation of the 3D character marker symbol.

Use the IMarker3DPlacement interface to set additional properties for ICharacterMarker3DSymbol.


Read/write property Angle Marker symbol angle.
Read/write property CharacterIndex Character index within font.
Read/write property Color Marker symbol color.
Read/write property Font Font used for character symbol.
Read/write property Size Marker symbol size.
Read/write property VerticalOrientation Indicates whether character is oriented vertically.
Read/write property XOffset Symbol X-axis offset from point location.
Read/write property YOffset Symbol Y-axis offset from point location.

Inherited Interfaces

Interfaces Description
IMarkerSymbol Provides access to members that control marker symbols.

CoClasses that implement ICharacterMarker3DSymbol

CoClasses and Classes Description
CharacterMarker3DSymbol 3D Character Marker Symbol component.