Open Widget Activity


Opens a widget in a Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS application.


A workflow running in a Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS application may need to activate other widgets. Use this activity to invoke Web AppBuilder's openWidgetById mechanism and open another widget. For example, to open the Attribute Table widget, use this activity with the widget Id "AttributeTable".


Widget Id


Type: String

The ID of the widget to open.

The ID must correspond to the ID of another widget that has been configured in the application.


This activity has no outputs.


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

Supported Environments

Environments capable of running this activity




Geocortex Web

Geocortex Mobile

Geocortex Viewer for HTML5

Web AppBuilder

Levels of Support:      Full Support      Partial Support      No Support

Offline Support

This activity works when the device is offline.

Version Information

Supported from: Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS 2.4.

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