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Get Geocode (x, y) from Sketch Layer graphic (point)

Question asked by viableindustries on Apr 18, 2013
Latest reply on Apr 19, 2013 by viableindustries
Hello all:

We are attempting to get a geocode (i.e., longitude, latitude) from the sketch layer. To date we have been successful in getting the X and Y from the point but they look like this:

89569.25265 45236.32566

This obviously is not even close to being a geocode (i.e., longitude, latitude), at least not in my normal line of thinking.

Now we're using a notification to use respondToGeomChanged [see below]:

[[NSNotificationCenter defaultCenter] addObserver:self selector:@selector(respondToGeomChanged:) name:AGSSketchGraphicsLayerGeometryDidChangeNotification object:nil];

That method, when called, fires, gets the geometry information from the sketchLayer that we've already instantiated.


If we simply put that in a log, we can find out that it's a mutable point ... and from there we can build that out appropriately:

AGSMutablePoint *currentSketchValue = self.sketchLayer.geometry;

Now that we have an AGSMutablePoint the documentation from Esri for version 10.1 of the SDK we see we have access to an X (double) and a Y (double) ... but these are not longitude and latitude. These are the numbers that I showed above.

How do we either A) get the longitude and latitude or B) convert the AGSMutablePoint X & Y to a longitude and latitude?