Workflow Activity Pack Documentation

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Save File

Description

The Save File activity takes BLOB object, prompts the user to download a file, downloads the file to their computer, and returns a success message.

Offline Support

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Example Workflow and Output Files

To open the sample workflow in Workflow Designer:
    • In Workflow Designer, click File in the sidebar
    • Click Open by URL and paste in the following url: https://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=f94f4c6112f34d54a100de2c57bda994
    • To Save, click File in the Workflow Designer sidebar, and click Save.

Inputs

Blob

Required
Type: Object

A BLOB object from any geoWidgets Conversion Tool that returns a BLOB as part of its result.

File Name

Optional
Type: String

File name initial value not including file extension.

File Extension

Required
Type: String

The group of letters occurring after a period in a file name, indicating the format of the file.

Outputs

result

Type: String

A result string containing download details or errors regarding download.

Properties

ID

Optional

The activity’s ID, which is used in other activities to access the activity’s output. The ID must be unique across the entire workflow and it’s subworkflows – two activities cannot have the same ID.

You might want to change the ID to shorten it. Shorter IDs make expressions more compact.

Display Name

Optional

The activity’s name in Workflow Designer. The display name appears at the top of the activity on the design surface. The default display name for this activity is Save File.

You might want to change the display name to a name that describes what the activity does in the context of your workflow. Description names make workflows easier to understand and maintain.

Description

Optional

A description of what the activity does. The description appears below the activity’s display name.

Use the description to record what the activity does in the context of the workflow. Descriptions make workflows easier to understand and maintain.

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