ArcGIS Pro 3.3 API Reference Guide
ArcGIS.Desktop.Mapping Namespace / Layer Class / SetMetadata Method
The xml formatted metadata

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    SetMetadata Method (Layer)
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    Sets the Layer metadata. This method must be called on the MCT. Use QueuedTask.Run.
    public override void SetMetadata( 
       string metadataXml
    Public Overrides Sub SetMetadata( _
       ByVal metadataXml As String _


    The xml formatted metadata
    This method or property must be called within the lambda passed to QueuedTask.Run.
    There is a load or parse error in the XML
    Metadata is missing metadata element
    The input xml must be a valid metadata document and, as a minimum, have a root <metadata> element. The Layer metadata must be editable. Refer to GetCanEditMetadata. Sub layer types do not support metadata. They typically have a single source, specified on the parent layer, that controls the metadata.

    Target Platforms: Windows 11, Windows 10

    ArcGIS Pro version: 3 or higher.
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