Simplify Task Activity


Uses the ArcGIS Geometry Service to alter the given geometries to make their definitions topographically legal with respect to their geometry type.

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This task may be used to simplify a topologically illegal feature so that it can be used in an application. For example, you may supply a polygon graphic whose outline crosses itself and use this task to break it up into a three-part feature that is legal.


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.

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:


A collection of points, multi-points, polylines, or polygons. The input types cannot be mixed.

Proxy Url

The URL to proxy the request through.


The token needed to access 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 Esri geometry resulting from the Simplify task.

Version Information:

Supported from: Geocortex Essentials 3.5.