Key Concepts


Actions are configured events that users can trigger from a band, chart or feature in an Geocortex Inline view. For example, you might want to create an action that allows the user to print a report from a chart or search for data on the map.

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Work with Actions


In the Geocortex Inline Designer, bands are used as containers that allow you to group together related charts. Before you can add a chart to a view, you must first create a band.

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Work with Bands


You can add the following types of charts to an Inline view:

Line chart

Line charts display data as a series of points connected by lines. The Inline Designer lets you choose to connect your data points with straight or curved lines.

Linear chart

Linear charts always display information as a straight line. They are used to display:

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Scatter chart

Scatter charts use points to represent values for two different variables, and show the relationship between those variables. Traditionally, each individual data point is represented by a dot on the chart, but the Inline Designer lets you customize the symbol used.


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Work with Charts

Data Sources

In Geocortex Inline, a data source is the web map layer associated with a chart. There is no limit to the number of data sources you can add to a view.

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Work with Data Sources


Geocortex Inline has a web-based Designer that you use to create and customize a view. The Designer allows you to add data sources, bands, and charts, and configure actions and functions that operate within those views.

To sign in to the Designer, you must have an ArcGIS Administrator account.


In Geocortex Inline, functions are advanced configuration options that allow you add functionality to your views. You can use functions for many purposes, but they are often used to insert variable values into the headings and labels displayed on a chart, or to customize the data that is displayed in a chart at runtime.

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Advanced Configuration

Points of Interest

By default, every new view you create contains a Points of Interest (POI) band. There is no need to configure this band. Its presence allows your users to add points of interest (actions) to the charts contained in your published views. If you do not want your users to be able to add points of interest, you can delete this band.

Note that Add Point of Interest and Remove Point of Interest are built-in actions.


A view is the end result of your configuration in the Geocortex Inline Designer.

In summary, a view: