ArcObjects Library Reference (Carto)  

IFrameElement Interface

Provides access to members that control the Frame element object.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.


Read/write property Background Frame background used by this element.
Read/write property Border Frame border used by this element.
Read/write property DraftMode Indicates if this element is in draft mode, i.e., draws fast.
Read-only property Object Object framed by this element.
Read-only property Thumbnail Small bitmap representation of this element.

CoClasses that implement IFrameElement

CoClasses and Classes Description
BmpPictureElement The Graphic Element to display BMP Pictures.
EmfPictureElement The Graphic Element to display Emf Pictures.
FrameElement The Frame element to provide a neatline or background.
GifPictureElement Graphic Element to display GIF Pictures.
GroupElement The Group Graphic Element to display a group of graphic elements.
Jp2PictureElement Graphic Element to display JPEG2000 Pictures.
JpgPictureElement Graphic Element to display JPG Pictures.
MapFrame A graphic element for displaying maps.
MapSurroundFrame A graphic element for displaying map surrounds.
OleFrame (esriArcMapUI) The OLE frame.
PictureElement Picture Graphic Element.
PngPictureElement Graphic Element to display PNG Pictures.
TableFrame (esriEditorExt) Graphic Element to display table.
TemporalChartElement (esriTrackingAnalystUI) Controls elements of the temporal charts.
TifPictureElement Graphic Element to display TIF Pictures.


IFrameElement is a generic interface implemented by all frame objects (FrameElement, OleFrame, MapFrame, and MapSurroundFrame). Use this interface when you want to get to the properties of the frames associated with the objects.


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