ArcObjects Library Reference (Display)  

IBasicSymbol Interface

Provides access to methods that control the basic symbol.

Product Availability

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


Method Draw Draws the basic symbol.

CoClasses that implement IBasicSymbol

CoClasses and Classes Description
BasicFillSymbol Basic fill symbol object.
BasicLineSymbol Basic line symbol object.
BasicMarkerSymbol Basic marker symbol object.


Use IBasicSymbol to create a new BasicMarkerSymbol, BasicLineSymbol or BasicFillSymbol and insert into a representation rule using IRepresentationRule::InsertLayer method at a given index. Also you can use IRepresentationRule::Layer property to retrieve the basic symbol layer at a given index.

A geometric effect may exist at a basic symbol layer level. Use IGeometricEffect or IGeometricEffects interfaces to access and modify the geometric effects applied at this level.