ArcObjects Library Reference (Display)  

IDraw Interface

Provides access to members that control drawing.

Product Availability

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


Read-only property ClipRegion Clipping region (polygon or envelope). Use after StartDrawing and before FinishDrawing.
Read/write property CustomProperty Custom property.
Method Draw Draws the specified shape.
Method FinishDrawing Complete drawing.
Method SetSymbol Sets the symbol used for drawing. Four different symbols can be specified simultaneously: Marker, Line, Fill, Text.
Method StartDrawing Prepares the display for drawing. Specify the device context and the cache to draw to (normally esriNoScreenCache).

CoClasses that implement IDraw

CoClasses and Classes Description
AppDisplay (esriArcMapUI) Esri Display.
ScreenDisplay Display class for drawing to window.
SimpleDisplay Display class for drawing to any HDC.