Nearest Point takes a reference point and a FeatureSet of Features with Point geometries and returns the point from the FeatureSet closest to the reference. This calculation is geodesic.
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: Point
The Reference Point for determining the nearest Point in the FeatureSet.
Object Type: esri.FeatureSet
A FeatureSet of Points.
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.