Shapefile To FeatureSet Activity


Converts Shapefile byte data to an ArcGIS FeatureSet.

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This activity allows you to create a FeatureSet using the records of a Shapefile.

In a Workflow:

You would use this activity to convert a Shapefile to a FeaturesSet so that it can then be passed as an input argument into another activity, such as Select Features or Update Graphics Layer.

All attributes values in the resulting FeatureSet will be of type String.


Name Description

In Arguments

Code page

The code page of the DBF file.

The code page indicates how text data is encoded in the DBF file. For example: UTF-8, ISO, 88591, ANSI, 1252.

DBF File

The DBF file byte data.

PRJ File

The PRJ file byte data.

SHP File

The SHP file byte data.


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 output ArcGIS FeatureSet.

Version Information:

Supported from: Geocortex Essentials 4.3.