ArcGIS Pro 3.3 API Reference Guide
ArcGIS.Desktop.Mapping Namespace / MapMember Class / SupportsMetadata Property

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    SupportsMetadata Property (MapMember)
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    Gets whether the MapMember supports metadata
    public virtual bool SupportsMetadata {get;}
    Public Overridable ReadOnly Property SupportsMetadata As Boolean
    Calling any method on IMetadataInfo on a MapMember that does not support metadata will result in a System.NotSupportedException
    Layer Metadata
    MapMember mapMember = map.GetLayersAsFlattenedList().FirstOrDefault(); //Search for only layers/tables here if needed.
    if (mapMember == null) return;
    //Gets whether or not the MapMember stores its own metadata or uses metadata retrieved
    //from its source. This method must be called on the MCT. Use QueuedTask.Run
    bool doesUseSourceMetadata = mapMember.GetUseSourceMetadata();
    //Sets whether or not the MapMember will use its own metadata or the metadata from
    //its underyling source (if it has one). This method must be called on the MCT.
    //Use QueuedTask.Run
    //Does the MapMember supports metadata
    var supportsMetadata = mapMember.SupportsMetadata;
    //Get MapMember metadata
    var metadatstring = mapMember.GetMetadata();
    //TODO:Make edits to metadata using the retrieved mapMetadata string.
    //Set the modified metadata back to the mapmember (layer, table..)
    if (mapMember.GetCanEditMetadata())

    Target Platforms: Windows 11, Windows 10

    ArcGIS Pro version: 3 or higher.
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