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Filtering a layer provides a means of asking questions about the features of a feature service you have added to the map. When filtering a layer, only the features that meet the criteria specified by the filter are shown on the map. For example, you may want to specify a filter on a layer to display graffiti complaints within a specified district or city. In the Esri Maps Web Part, you can filter a feature service so that only the features that meet the filter criteria are shown. To filter a layer, see the following steps:
The map is updated with the data matching the query set in the Filter layer pane.