Export Map Activity

Description:

Exports a map image in a client application.

Inheritance Hierarchy:

System.Object
  System.Activities.Activity
    System.Activities.NativeActivity
      Geocortex.Workflow.Activities.ExternalActivityBase
        Geocortex.Workflow.Activities.ExportMap

Function:

This activity triggers an export map operation to run from the client application. The output of this activity is a URL that can then be used to download the image.

The URL returned by the export map activity is a short-lived URL. It should not be emailed or stored for later use.

In a Workflow:

The Export Map activity can be used to generate an image of the user's current map. This image can be opened in a new browser window, included as an email attachment or embedded in a report.

Properties:

Name Description

In Arguments

Custom Extent

The map extent to export. If not specified, the current extent of the map in the client application is used.

Image Height

The height to make the map image in pixels. If not specified, the current height of the map in the client application is used.

Image Width

The width to make the map image in pixels. If not specified, the current width of the map in the client application is used.

Include Georeference Data

Whether to include georeference data with the exported map image.

Output Format

The image output format (BMP, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, GeoTIFF, or PDF) to use for the exported map.

Resolution

The resolution to use to create the map image. If not specified, 96 DPI is used.

Scale

The scale to use to create the map image.

Target Spatial Reference

The spatial reference to use for the exported map image. If not specified, the default spatial reference of the map is used.

Use Transparent Background

Whether to use a transparent background when rendering the map image. Only has an effect when the output format is set to PNG or TIFF.

Misc

Display Name

ExportMap

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.

Out Arguments

Result Url

The URL to the exported file.

Version Information:

Supported from: Geocortex Essentials 3.9, Geocortex Viewer for Silverlight 1.5.1, Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 1.1.

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