Calculate Distance Activity

Description

Calculates the shortest planar distance between two geometries.

Usage

You may need to calculate the distance between two points. You could take two points from a user using a Display Form activity and a Geometry Picker form element and calculate the distance using the Calculate Distance activity.

Inputs

Geometry1

Required

Type: esri.Geometry (3.x, 4.x)*

The first geometry.

Geometry2

Required

Type: esri.Geometry (3.x, 4.x)*

The second geometry.

Unit

Optional

Type: String | Number

Measurement unit of the return value.

Defaults to the units of the input geometries.

Known values: meters | feet | kilometers | miles | nautical-miles | yards.

* VertiGIS Studio Workflow uses different versions of Esri's ArcGIS API for JavaScript depending on the type of host application. See Underlying Technologies for information.

Outputs

distance

Type: Number

The distance between the two geometries.

* VertiGIS Studio Workflow uses different versions of Esri's ArcGIS API for JavaScript depending on the type of host application. See Underlying Technologies for information.

Properties

For information about the ID, Display Name, and Description properties, see Properties Common to all Activities.

Supported Environments

Environments capable of running this activity

Server

 

Client

Web

Mobile

Experience Builder

Web AppBuilder

Geocortex Viewer for HTML5

Levels of Support:      Full Support      Partial Support      No Support

Connectivity Requirements

This activity works when the device has intermittent connectivity to the network.

Version Information

Supported from: Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 2.9, ArcGIS Web AppBuilder 2.4.