Generalize Task Activity


Uses the ArcGIS Geometry Service to generalize geometries.

Inheritance Hierarchy:



This activity returns generalized (Douglas-Peucker) versions of the input geometries.

In a Workflow:

After performing a query to obtain a set of features, this activity can be used to generalize the geometries of the features.


Name Description

In Arguments


The network credentials that are sent to the host and used to authenticate the request.

Custom Parameters

Additional parameters to include in the request.

Deviation Unit

The unit of distance used for Max Deviation.

Disable Client Caching

If true, adds a timestamp parameter (_ts) to the request to prevent it from being loaded from the application's cache.

Geometry Service Url

The URL of the ArcGIS Server Geometry service. For example:


The graphics to generalize.

Maximum Deviation

The tolerance used to determine if vertices should be preserved in the output.

Proxy Url

The URL to proxy the request through.


The token for accessing a secure ArcGIS task.


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.

Out Arguments


The generalized results.

Version Information:

Supported from: Geocortex Essentials 3.8.