External Delay Activity


Causes the client application to pause for the specified duration.

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This activity waits on the client for the specified amount of time before returning to the server and continuing with the next activity.

In a Workflow:

You might use an External Delay in a loop to have your workflow wake up and perform some logic on an interval.


Name Description

In Arguments


The time of the delay set in milliseconds.


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, Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight 1.0, Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 1.0.