MapWinGIS:Shapefile StartEditingShapes

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StartEditingShapes

Sets the shapefile to allow shapes to be edited. This allows existing shapes to be edited using the shapefile edit functions. Note: To add or remove a shape from the shapefile, the attribute table must also be in editing mode.
See also StopEditingShapes


VB.NET Usage

Function StartEditingShapes(Optional StartEditTable As Boolean, Optional cBack As MapWinGIS.ICallback) As Boolean

            Parameters

StartEditTable

Optional. A boolean value representing whether the attribute table is to be set to editing mode to allow adding or removing shapes from the shapefile.
cBack Optional. The ICallback object which will receive progress and error messages while the shapefile is being changed to editing mode.
ReturnValue A boolean value representing the success or failure of changing the shapefile to editing mode.

Sample Code

    Private Sub ShapefileEditShapes()
        Dim sf As New MapWinGIS.Shapefile()
        Dim success As Boolean
        'Set the shapefile to be in editing mode, also setting the attribute table to editing mode
        success = sf.StartEditingShapes(True, Me)
    End Sub
  

VB 6 Usage
Function StartEditingShapes(Optional StartEditTable As Boolean, Optional cBack As ICallback) As Boolean
            Parameters

StartEditTable

Optional. A boolean value representing whether the attribute table is to be set to editing mode to allow adding or removing shapes from the shapefile.
cBack Optional. The ICallback object which will receive progress and error messages while the shapefile is being changed to editing mode.
ReturnValue A boolean value representing the success or failure of changing the shapefile to editing mode.

Sample Code

    Private Sub ShapefileEditShapes()
        Dim sf As New MapWinGIS.Shapefile
        Dim success As Boolean
        'Set the shapefile to be in editing mode, also setting the attribute table to editing mode
        success = sf.StartEditingShapes(True, Me)
    End Sub

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