PrintTemplate

AMD: require(["esri/rest/support/PrintTemplate"], (PrintTemplate) => { /* code goes here */ });
ESM: import PrintTemplate from "@arcgis/core/rest/support/PrintTemplate";
Class: esri/rest/support/PrintTemplate
Inheritance: PrintTemplate Accessor
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.20

Defines the layout template options used by print and the PrintViewModel.print() method to generate the print page.

Constructors

new PrintTemplate(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
Boolean

When false, the attribution is not displayed on the printout.

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String

The name of the class.

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Object

Define the map width, height and dpi.

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Boolean

When true, the feature's attributes are included in feature collection layers even when they are not needed for rendering.

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String

The output format for the printed map.

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String

The layout used for the print output.

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PortalItem

A custom layout hosted as a portal item.

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Object

Defines the layout elements.

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Number

The optional map scale of the printed map.

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Boolean

Define whether the printed map should preserve map scale or map extent.

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Boolean

When true, labels will be shown on the layout.

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Property Details

attributionVisible Boolean

When false, the attribution is not displayed on the printout. This only applies when the layout value is map-only. Reference our policies on Licensing & Attribution for specific attribution requirements.

Default Value:true
declaredClass Stringreadonly inherited

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

exportOptions Object

Define the map width, height and dpi. Required when layout = 'map-only'. See the object specification table below for available options to set for exportOptions.

Properties
width Number
optional

Map width. Default value is 800. If the dpi value is modified, then the width and height will be modified proportional to the dpi change. If the width value is modified independently, the dpi and height values will not be modified.

height Number
optional

Map height. Default value is 1100. If the dpi value is modified, then the width and height will be modified proportional to the dpi change. If the height value is modified independently, the dpi and width values will not be modified.

dpi Number
optional

Resolution in dots per inch. Default value is 96. If the dpi value is modified, then the width and height will be modified proportional to the dpi change.

forceFeatureAttributes Boolean

When true, the feature's attributes are included in feature collection layers even when they are not needed for rendering. By default they are removed to reduce the request size. Only applicable to custom print services which use the feature attributes, for example to display a table of features and their attributes.

Default Value:false
format String

The output format for the printed map.

Possible Values:"pdf"|"png32"|"png8"|"jpg"|"gif"|"eps"|"svg"|"svgz"

Default Value:png32
layout String

The layout used for the print output. When the value is map-only or is empty, the output map does not contain any page layout surroundings (for example, title, legend, scale bar and so forth). The print service provides out-of-the-box templates listed in possible values. The server administrator can add additional templates to the print service.

Possible values are listed below:

Value Description
map-only Map does not contain any layout elements. Only map image is printed.
a3-landscape A3 Landscape
a3-portrait A3 Portrait
a4-landscape A4 Landscape
a4-portrait A4 Portrait
letter-ansi-a-landscape Letter ANSI A Landscape
letter-ansi-a-portrait Letter ANSI A Portrait
tabloid-ansi-b-landscape Tabloid ANSI B Landscape
tabloid-ansi-b-portrait Tabloid ANSI B Portrait

Possible Values:"map-only"|"a3-landscape"|"a3-portrait"|"a4-landscape"|"a4-portrait"|"letter-ansi-a-landscape"|"letter-ansi-a-portrait"|"tabloid-ansi-b-landscape"|"tabloid-ansi-b-portrait"

Default Value:map-only
layoutItem PortalItem
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.25

A custom layout hosted as a portal item. To use this property, the print service must be hosted on an ArcGIS Server that is federated with the same portal as the portal item.

Known Limitations

This capability is only available with ArcGIS Enterprise 11.1 or later.

See also
Example
let item = new PortalItem({
  id: "affa021c51944b5694132b2d61fe1057"
});

// specify your own print service
const printURL = "https://utility.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/rest/services/Utilities/PrintingTools/GPServer/Export%20Web%20Map%20Task";

const template = new PrintTemplate({
  layoutItem: item
});
const params = new PrintParameters({
  view,
  template
});

print.execute(printURL, params).then(printResult, printError);
layoutOptions Object

Defines the layout elements. It's an object with the following properties:

Properties
titleText String
optional

The text used for the map title if the specified layout contains a title text element.

authorText String
optional

The text used for the author if the specified layout contains an author text element.

copyrightText String
optional

The text used for the copyright if the specified layout contains a copyright text element.

scalebarUnit String
optional
Default Value:Miles

The unit used for the scalebar.

Possible Values:"Miles"|"Kilometers"|"Meters"|"Feet"

legendLayers LegendLayer[]
optional

An array of LegendLayer containing the ids of the layers that will be included in the legend. GraphicsLayer will not appear in the legend. If legendLayers is not specified, all layers where legendEnabled is true, except GraphicsLayer, will be present in the legend. To specify that no layers will be included in the legend, set legendLayer = [].

customTextElements Object[]
optional

An array of name-value pair objects. Use this property to update the text for custom text elements on the page layout. Values must be strings. The custom text elements must exist in the print service. All out-of-the-box print service layout templates contain a text element named date that gets populated by default with the system date-time, but can be overwritten.

elementOverrides Object
optional

An object containing optional elements from the print service that can be updated.

Example
layoutOptions: {
  titleText: "My Print",
  authorText: "Sam",
  copyrightText: "My Company",
  scalebarUnit: "Miles",
  // the following text elements must
  // exist in the print service to appear
  customTextElements: [
    {"description": "My description"},
    {"location": "My Location"},
    {"date": "11/11/2020, 11:11:20 AM"}
  ],
  elementOverrides: {
    "North Arrow": {
      "visible": true
    }
  }
}
outScale Number

The optional map scale of the printed map. Only applies when scalePreserved is true. If outScale is 0, then the printed map will use the scale of the input map.

Default Value:0
scalePreserved Boolean

Define whether the printed map should preserve map scale or map extent. If true, the printed map will use the outScale property or default to the scale of the input map. If false, the printed map will use the same extent as the input map and thus scale might change.

Default Value:true
showLabels Boolean

When true, labels will be shown on the layout.

Default Value:true

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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Method Details

addHandles(handleOrHandles, groupKey)inherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.25

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
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.25

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
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.25

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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