Client Placeholder Activity


A placeholder for an activity that runs in a client application.

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This activity does nothing. Its function is to indicate that a client activity will be used at this place in a workflow at some point.

In a Workflow:

When designing a workflow, it may not be possible to have all the custom activities built right away. A placeholder can be used to show where in the workflow the custom activity will be.


Name Description


A client placeholder is used to temporarily replace a custom activity during design.

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.

Version Information:

Supported from: Geocortex Essentials 3.0.