Hex Grid converts an extent to a Hex Grid layer.
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.
Object Type: Extent
The extent in which to produce a the grid.
Length of the side of the the hexagons or triangles, in units. It will also coincide with the radius of the circumcircle of the hexagons.
Used in calculating cell size, can be degrees, radians, miles, or kilometers.
Properties passed to each hexagon or triangle of the grid.
Array of features for which grid Points will be created only inside it.
Whether to return as triangles instead of hexagons.
A response object containing a success boolean, graphic, and a feature.
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.
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.