GraphObject

AMD: require(["esri/rest/knowledgeGraph/GraphObject"], (GraphObject) => { /* code goes here */ });
ESM: import GraphObject from "@arcgis/core/rest/knowledgeGraph/GraphObject";
Class: esri/rest/knowledgeGraph/GraphObject
Inheritance: GraphObject Accessor
Subclasses: GraphNamedObject
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.25
beta

This is the parent class of all objects that can be represented on a graph structure or graph query - Entity, Relationship, Path, and anonymous object. An anonymous object is any object that is not specifically an entity, relationship, or path.

See also

Constructors

new GraphObject(properties)
Parameter
properties Object
optional

See the properties for a list of all the properties that may be passed into the constructor.

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
String

The name of the class.

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Accessor
Object

The properties of the graph object.

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GraphObject

Property Details

declaredClass Stringreadonly inherited

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

properties Object

The properties of the graph object. For entities and relationships the properties are specified by its entity type or relationship type. The values of the properties are specific to the object.

Examples
//example of properties structure that includes geometry
"properties": {
  "shape": {
    "declaredClass": "esri.geometry.Point",
    "cache": {},
    "hasM": false,
    "hasZ": false,
    "latitude": 53.589000000000009,
    "longitude": -0.9633,
    "type": "point",
    "extent": null,
    "spatialReference": {
      "wkid": 4326
    },
    "x": -0.9633,
    "y": 53.589000000000009
  },
  "Name": "Suncommon",
  "Employee_Count": 400,
  "Address": "123 Broadway, New York, New York",
  "EnergyType": "solar"
}
//two entities of different entity types with different properties
[{
  "declaredClass": "esri.rest.knowledgeGraph.Entity",
  "properties": {
    "Name": "Suncommon",
    "Employee_Count": 400,
    "energyType": "solar"
  },
  "typeName": "Company",
  "id": "1256"
},
{
  "declaredClass": "esri.rest.knowledgeGraph.Entity",
  "properties": {
    "Name": "Empire State Building",
    "height": 1454,
    "heightUnits": "feet",
    "city": "New York"
  },
  "typeName": "Building",
  "id": "B7889541"
}]
//two relationships of different relationship types with different properties
[{
  "declaredClass": "esri.rest.Relationship.Relationship",
  "properties": {
    "start_date": "2020-04-17",
    "employee_id": "4589",
    "office": "152 Building A"
  },
  "typeName": "Employed_by",
  "id": "B7889541"
},
{
  "declaredClass": "esri.rest.Relationship.Relationship",
  "properties": {
    "quantity": 125000,
    "frequency": "bi-weekly",
    "contact_person": "Betty White"
  },
  "typeName": "buys_part",
  "id": "B7889541"
}]

Method Overview

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Name Return Type Summary Class

Adds one or more handles which are to be tied to the lifecycle of the object.

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Accessor
Boolean

Returns true if a named group of handles exist.

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Accessor

Removes a group of handles owned by the object.

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Accessor

Method Details

addHandles(handleOrHandles, groupKey)inherited

Adds one or more handles which are to be tied to the lifecycle of the object. The handles will be removed when the object is destroyed.

// Manually manage handles
const handle = reactiveUtils.when(
  () => !view.updating,
  () => {
    wkidSelect.disabled = false;
  },
  { once: true }
);

// Handle gets removed when the object is destroyed.
this.addHandles(handle);
Parameters
handleOrHandles WatchHandle|WatchHandle[]

Handles marked for removal once the object is destroyed.

groupKey *
optional

Key identifying the group to which the handles should be added. All the handles in the group can later be removed with Accessor.removeHandles(). If no key is provided the handles are added to a default group.

hasHandles(groupKey){Boolean}inherited

Returns true if a named group of handles exist.

Parameter
groupKey *
optional

A group key.

Returns
Type Description
Boolean Returns true if a named group of handles exist.
Example
// Remove a named group of handles if they exist.
if (obj.hasHandles("watch-view-updates")) {
  obj.removeHandles("watch-view-updates");
}
removeHandles(groupKey)inherited

Removes a group of handles owned by the object.

Parameter
groupKey *
optional

A group key or an array or collection of group keys to remove.

Example
obj.removeHandles(); // removes handles from default group

obj.removeHandles("handle-group");
obj.removeHandles("other-handle-group");

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