ArcGIS Pro 3.3 API Reference Guide
ArcGIS.Core.CIM Namespace / CIMPointSymbol Class
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    CIMPointSymbol Class
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    Represents a point symbol used to draw point features and point graphics.
    Object Model
    CIMPointSymbol ClassCIMCallout ClassCIMPointSymbol ClassCIMPointSymbol ClassCIMPolygonSymbol ClassCIM3DSymbolProperties Class
    How to construct a point symbol of a specific color and size
    await QueuedTask.Run(() =>
      CIMPointSymbol pointSymbol = SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructPointSymbol(ColorFactory.Instance.RedRGB, 10.0);
    How to construct a point symbol of a specific color, size and shape
    await QueuedTask.Run(() =>
      CIMPointSymbol starPointSymbol = SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructPointSymbol(ColorFactory.Instance.RedRGB, 10.0, SimpleMarkerStyle.Star);
    How to construct a point symbol from a marker
    await QueuedTask.Run(() =>
      CIMMarker marker = SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructMarker(ColorFactory.Instance.GreenRGB, 8.0, SimpleMarkerStyle.Pushpin);
      CIMPointSymbol pointSymbolFromMarker = SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructPointSymbol(marker);
    How to construct a point symbol from a file on disk
    //The following file formats can be used to create the marker: DAE, 3DS, FLT, EMF, JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF
    CIMMarker markerFromFile = await QueuedTask.Run(() => SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructMarkerFromFile(@"C:\Temp\fileName.dae"));
    CIMPointSymbol pointSymbolFromFile = SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructPointSymbol(markerFromFile);
    How to construct a point symbol from a in memory graphic
    //Create a stream for the image
    //At 3.0 you need
    System.Drawing.Image newImage = System.Drawing.Image.FromFile(@"C:\PathToImage\Image.png");
    var stream = new System.IO.MemoryStream();
    newImage.Save(stream, System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Png);
    stream.Position = 0;
    //Create marker using the stream
    CIMMarker markerFromStream = SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructMarkerFromStream(stream);
    //Create the point symbol from the marker
    CIMPointSymbol pointSymbolFromStream = SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructPointSymbol(markerFromStream);
    Snippet Custom fill and outline
    /// <summary>
    /// Creates a point symbol with custom fill and outline          
    /// ![PointSymbolMarker](
    /// </summary>
    /// <returns></returns>
    internal static Task<CIMPointSymbol> CreatePointSymbolAsync()
      return QueuedTask.Run<CIMPointSymbol>(() =>
        var circlePtSymbol = SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructPointSymbol(ColorFactory.Instance.BlueRGB, 6, SimpleMarkerStyle.Circle);
        //Modifying this point symbol with the attributes we want.
        //getting the marker that is used to render the symbol
        var marker = circlePtSymbol.SymbolLayers[0] as CIMVectorMarker;
        //Getting the polygon symbol layers components in the marker
        var polySymbol = marker.MarkerGraphics[0].Symbol as CIMPolygonSymbol;
        //modifying the polygon's outline and width per requirements
        polySymbol.SymbolLayers[0] = SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructStroke(ColorFactory.Instance.BlackRGB, 2, SimpleLineStyle.Solid); //This is the outline
        polySymbol.SymbolLayers[1] = SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructSolidFill(ColorFactory.Instance.BlueRGB); //This is the fill
        return circlePtSymbol;
    Snippet Point Symbol from a font
    /// <summary>
    /// Create a point symbol from a character in a font file
    /// ![PointSymbolFont](
    /// </summary>
    /// <returns></returns>
    internal static Task<CIMPointSymbol> CreateMarkerSymbolAsync()
      //Construct point symbol from marker
      return QueuedTask.Run<CIMPointSymbol>(() =>
        //creating the marker from the Font selected
        var cimMarker = SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructMarker(47, "Wingdings 3", "Regular", 12);
        return SymbolFactory.Instance.ConstructPointSymbol(cimMarker);
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    Target Platforms: Windows 11, Windows 10

    ArcGIS Pro version: 3 or higher.
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