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Zip Files


The Zip Files activity takes an array of geoWidget Files, zips the files together, prompts the user to download a file, downloads the file to their computer, and returns a success message.

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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 past in the following url:
    • To Save, click File in the Workflow Designer sidebar, and click Save.

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Array of geoWidget Files

Type: Object[]
Object Type: geoWidgets File Object

An array of geoWidgets Files to be zipped together.

Zip File Name

Type: String

Name for the parent zip file containing the provided geoWidget files.



Type: Object

      Success: Boolean
      Details: String
      Error: String (only if error)

A result string containing download details or errors regarding download.




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


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 Feature to Spreadsheet.

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.



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.