Geometry

AMD: require(["esri/geometry/Geometry"], (Geometry) => { /* code goes here */ });
ESM: import Geometry from "@arcgis/core/geometry/Geometry";
Class: esri/geometry/Geometry
Inheritance: Geometry Accessor
Subclasses: Extent , Mesh , Multipoint , Point , Polygon , Polyline
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.0

The base class for geometry objects. This class has no constructor. To construct geometries see Point, Polyline, or Polygon.

See also:

Property Overview

Any properties can be set, retrieved or listened to. See the Working with Properties topic.
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Name Type Summary Class
Objectmore details

The cache is used to store values computed from geometries that need to cleared or recomputed upon mutation.

more detailsGeometry
Stringmore details

The name of the class.

more detailsAccessor
Extentmore details

The extent of the geometry.

more detailsGeometry
Booleanmore details

Indicates if the geometry has M values.

more detailsGeometry
Booleanmore details

Indicates if the geometry has z-values (elevation).

more detailsGeometry
SpatialReferencemore details

The spatial reference of the geometry.

more detailsGeometry
Stringmore details

The geometry type.

more detailsGeometry

Property Details

cache Objectreadonly

The cache is used to store values computed from geometries that need to cleared or recomputed upon mutation. An example is the extent of a polygon.

declaredClass Stringreadonly inherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.7

The name of the class. The declared class name is formatted as esri.folder.className.

extent Extentreadonly

The extent of the geometry. For a point, the extent is null.

hasM Boolean

Indicates if the geometry has M values.

hasZ Boolean

Indicates if the geometry has z-values (elevation).

Z-values defined in a geographic or metric coordinate system are expressed in meters. However, in local scenes that use a projected coordinate system, vertical units are assumed to be the same as the horizontal units specified by the service.

spatialReference SpatialReferenceautocast

The spatial reference of the geometry.

Default Value:WGS84 (wkid: 4326)
type Stringreadonly

The geometry type.

Possible Values:"point"|"multipoint"|"polyline"|"polygon"|"extent"|"mesh"

Method Overview

Name Return Type Summary Class
Geometrymore details

Creates a deep clone of the geometry.

more detailsGeometry
*more details

Creates a new instance of this class and initializes it with values from a JSON object generated from an ArcGIS product.

more detailsGeometry
Objectmore details

Converts an instance of this class to its ArcGIS portal JSON representation.

more detailsGeometry

Method Details

clone(){Geometry}

Creates a deep clone of the geometry.

Returns:
Type Description
Geometry A new instance of a Geometry object equal to the object used to call .clone().
fromJSON(json){*}static

Creates a new instance of this class and initializes it with values from a JSON object generated from an ArcGIS product. The object passed into the input json parameter often comes from a response to a query operation in the REST API or a toJSON() method from another ArcGIS product. See the Using fromJSON() topic in the Guide for details and examples of when and how to use this function.

Parameter:
json Object

A JSON representation of the instance in the ArcGIS format. See the ArcGIS REST API documentation for examples of the structure of various input JSON objects.

Returns:
Type Description
* Returns a new instance of this class.
toJSON(){Object}

Converts an instance of this class to its ArcGIS portal JSON representation. See the Using fromJSON() guide topic for more information.

Returns:
Type Description
Object The ArcGIS portal JSON representation of an instance of this class.

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