ArcGIS Pro 3.3 API Reference Guide
ArcGIS.Desktop.Mapping Namespace / MapView Class / Active Property

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    Active Property (MapView)
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    Gets the active map view. Returns null if there is no active map view.
    public static MapView Active {get;}
    Public Shared ReadOnly Property Active As MapView
    Get the active map
    Map map = MapView.Active.Map;
    Get the active map's name
    public string GetActiveMapName()
      //Get the active map view.
      var mapView = MapView.Active;
      if (mapView == null)
        return null;
      //Return the name of the map currently displayed in the active map view.
      return mapView.Map.Name;

    Target Platforms: Windows 11, Windows 10

    ArcGIS Pro version: 3 or higher.
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