Create layer files in a standalone app

01-16-2019 10:01 AM
New Contributor III

I have an ArcObjects console app which does the following:

1. Opens an SDE workspace from connection property set.

2. Creates a feature layer from a feature class in the workspace.

3. Applies symbology to the layer.

4. Joins the layer to a table from the same workspace.

5. Saves the layer to a layer file.

Can the same be done in a console app written with the Pro API? I am looking at the API and cannot find a way to create a layer without adding it to a map. Also I cannot see a method to save a layer file. Is the Save Layer File GP tool the only way to do that? Thanks.

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