Display Hyperlink Activity


Displays a hyperlink to the user.

Inheritance Hierarchy:



This activity allows you to show a message and a configurable hyperlink inside a workflow container.

In a Workflow:

You could use this activity to present an active hyperlink to the user with an optional message. The link would open a file to download or could be a link to another application.


Name Description Example

In Arguments

Hyperlink Target

The name of the frame or window to target with the hyperlink.


Hyperlink Text

The alias to apply to the hyperlink. If not specified, the Hyperlink URI is displayed.

"Click here to download"

Hyperlink URI

The URI of the hyperlink.



The message to display above the hyperlink.

"Your data extract is complete."


The text to display in the title bar.

"Extract Data"

Workflow Container Name

The name of the workflow container to host the visual output of the activity in.

Use one of the HTML5 Viewer's predefined workflow containers or create a custom container. For more information, see Workflow Containers.



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

Button Result Value

The value of the button that the user clicked on the form.


Click to open the Button Editor where you can create or remove a button.

Version Information:

Supported from: Geocortex Essentials 3.5, Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight 1.3, Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 1.0.