Capture Geometry Activity


Interactively captures a geometry within a client application.

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Capture Geometry is used to interactively obtain a geometry (point, polygon, line or similar) from the user.

In a Workflow:

This activity is used to collect geometries from the client for use within other activities. For example, you might ask the user to choose a parcel to trigger a flood area report.


Name Description

In Arguments

Geometry Type

The type of geometry to capture (for example, Line)


Display Name


You can change the name of an activity to one that describes what it does. A descriptive name can make a workflow easier to interpret and maintain.

External Id

An activity handler within a client can reference this particular activity using this external identifier.

Out Arguments


The Esri geometry captured by the client.

Version Information:

Supported from: Geocortex Essentials 3.0, Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight 1.0, Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 1.0.