ColorSizeSlider

AMD: require(["esri/widgets/smartMapping/ColorSizeSlider"], (ColorSizeSlider) => { /* code goes here */ });
ESM: import ColorSizeSlider from "@arcgis/core/widgets/smartMapping/ColorSizeSlider";
Class: esri/widgets/smartMapping/ColorSizeSlider
Inheritance: ColorSizeSlider SmartMappingSliderBase Widget Accessor
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.12

The ColorSizeSlider widget is intended for authoring and exploring data-driven visualizations in any layer that can be rendered with a ColorVariable and a SizeVariable. Both visual variables should be used to visualize the same data variable.

This slider and visualization style is designed specifically for 3D thematic visualizations where both size and color are used to visualize the same data variable in order to minimize confusion because of distortion in perception. For example, a visualization of extruded points may be difficult to understand if two features of similar sizes (and therefore data values) are located far apart from one another; the feature furthest from the Camera will appear smaller than the feature closer to the camera. The color variable can help the user understand that both features have similar values.

ColorSizeSlider with perspective

At a minimum you must set the min, max, and stops properties of the widget. The stops are used to render a color gradient on the track of the slider.

See the image below for a summary of the configurable options available on this slider.

ColorSizeSlider with annotations

The fromRendererResult method can be used to conveniently create this slider from the result of the createContinuousRenderer method.

const params = {
  layer: layer,
  basemap: map.basemap,
  valueExpression: "( $feature.POP_POVERTY / $feature.TOTPOP_CY ) * 100",
  view: view
};

let rendererResult = null;

univariateColorSizeRendererCreator
  .createContinuousRenderer(params)
  .then(function(response) {
    rendererResult = response;
    layer.renderer = response.renderer;

    return histogram({
      layer: layer,
      valueExpression: colorParams.valueExpression,
      view: view,
      numBins: 70
    });
  })
   .then(function(histogramResult) {
     const slider = ColorSizeSlider.fromRendererResult(rendererResult, histogramResult);
     slider.container = "slider";
   })
   .catch(function(error) {
     console.log("there was an error: ", error);
   });

This slider should be used to update the matching color and size visual variables in a layer's renderer. It is the responsibility of the app developer to set up event listeners on this slider that update these variables in the appropriate renderer.

// when the user slides the handle(s), update the renderer
// with the updated color stops

slider.on(["thumb-change", "thumb-drag"], function() {
  const renderer = layer.renderer.clone();
  renderer.visualVariables = slider.updateVisualVariables( renderer.visualVariables );
  layer.renderer = renderer;
});
For information about gaining full control of widget styles, see the Styling topic.
See also:

Constructors

new ColorSizeSlider(properties)
Parameter:
properties Object
optional

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

Example:
const slider = new ColorSizeSlider({
  min: 0,
  max: 100,
  stops: [
    { value: 25, color: "white", size: 1000 },
    { value: 75, color: "dodgerblue", size: 100000 }
  ]
});

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|HTMLElementmore details

The ID or node representing the DOM element containing the widget.

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Stringmore details

The name of the class.

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Booleanmore details

Only applicable when three thumbs (i.e.

more detailsColorSizeSlider
HistogramConfigmore details

The Histogram associated with the data represented on the slider.

more detailsSmartMappingSliderBase
Stringmore details

The unique ID assigned to the widget when the widget is created.

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LabelFormattermore details

A function used to format user inputs.

more detailsSmartMappingSliderBase
InputParsermore details

Function used to parse slider inputs formatted by the inputFormatFunction.

more detailsSmartMappingSliderBase
Stringmore details

The widget's default label.

more detailsColorSizeSlider
LabelFormattermore details

A modified version of Slider.labelFormatFunction, which is a custom function used to format labels on the thumbs, min, max, and average values.

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Numbermore details

The maximum value or upper bound of the slider.

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Numbermore details

The minimum value or lower bound of the slider.

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Booleanmore details

Only applicable when three thumbs (i.e.

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Numbermore details

Defines how slider thumb values should be rounded.

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Booleanmore details

When true, the slider will render a third handle between the two handles already provided by default.

more detailsColorSizeSlider
Stringmore details

The state of the view model.

more detailsSmartMappingSliderBase
ColorSizeStop[]more details

The colors and sizes corresponding with data values in the ColorVariable and SizeVariable of the renderer associated with the slider.

more detailsColorSizeSlider
Booleanmore details

When true, all segments will sync together in updating thumb values when the user drags any segment.

more detailsSmartMappingSliderBase
ColorSizeSliderViewModelmore details

The view model for the ColorSizeSlider widget.

more detailsColorSizeSlider
Booleanmore details

Indicates whether the widget is visible.

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Objectmore details

The visible elements that are displayed within the widget.

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Objectmore details

Zooms the slider track to the bounds provided in this property.

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Property Details

The ID or node representing the DOM element containing the widget. This property can only be set once. The following examples are all valid use cases when working with widgets.

Examples:
// Create the HTML div element programmatically at runtime and set to the widget's container
const basemapGallery = new BasemapGallery({
  view: view,
  container: document.createElement("div")
});

// Add the widget to the top-right corner of the view
view.ui.add(basemapGallery, {
  position: "top-right"
});
// Specify an already-defined HTML div element in the widget's container

const basemapGallery = new BasemapGallery({
  view: view,
  container: basemapGalleryDiv
});

// Add the widget to the top-right corner of the view
view.ui.add(basemapGallery, {
  position: "top-right"
});

// HTML markup
<body>
  <div id="viewDiv"></div>
  <div id="basemapGalleryDiv"></div>
</body>
// Specify the widget while adding to the view's UI
const basemapGallery = new BasemapGallery({
  view: view
});

// Add the widget to the top-right corner of the view
view.ui.add(basemapGallery, {
  position: "top-right"
});
declaredClass Stringreadonly inherited

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

handlesSyncedToPrimary Boolean
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.18

Only applicable when three thumbs (i.e. handles) are set on the slider (i.e. when primaryHandleEnabled is true). This property indicates whether the position of the outside handles are synced with the middle, or primary, handle. When enabled, if the primary handle is moved then the outside handle positions are updated while maintaining a fixed distance from the primary handle.

Default Value:true
See also:
Example:
// enables the primary handles and syncs it with the others
slider.primaryHandleEnabled = true;
slider.handlesSyncedToPrimary = true;
slider.persistSizeRangeEnabled = true;
histogramConfig HistogramConfig inherited

The Histogram associated with the data represented on the slider. The bins are typically generated using the histogram statistics function.

See also:
Example:
histogram({
  layer: featureLayer,
  field: "fieldName",
  numBins: 30
}).then(function(histogramResult){
  // set the histogram to the slider
  slider.histogramConfig = {
    bins: histogramResult.bins
  };
});

The unique ID assigned to the widget when the widget is created. If not set by the developer, it will default to the container ID, or if that is not present then it will be automatically generated.

inputFormatFunction LabelFormatter inherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.14

A function used to format user inputs. As opposed to labelFormatFunction, which formats thumb labels, the inputFormatFunction formats thumb values in the input element when the user begins to edit them.

The image below demonstrates how slider input values resemble corresponding slider values by default and won't match the formatting set in labelFormatFunction.

Slider without input formatter

If you want to format slider input values so they match thumb labels, you can pass the same function set in labelFormatFunction to inputFormatFunction for consistent formatting.

Slider with input formatter

However, if an inputFormatFunction is specified, you must also write a corresponding inputParseFunction to parse user inputs to understandable slider values. In most cases, if you specify an inputFormatFunction, you should set the labelFormatFunction to the same value for consistency between labels and inputs.

This property overrides the default input formatter, which formats by calling toString() on the input value.

See also:
Example:
// Formats the slider input to abbreviated numbers with units
// e.g. a thumb at position 1500 will render with an input label of 1.5k
slider.inputFormatFunction = function(value, type){
  if(value >= 1000000){
    return (value / 1000000).toPrecision(3) + "m"
  }
  if(value >= 100000){
    return (value / 1000).toPrecision(3) + "k"
  }
  if(value >= 1000){
    return (value / 1000).toPrecision(2) + "k"
  }
  return value.toFixed(0);
}
inputParseFunction InputParser inherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.14

Function used to parse slider inputs formatted by the inputFormatFunction. This property must be set if an inputFormatFunction is set. Otherwise the slider values will likely not update to their expected positions.

Overrides the default input parses, which is a parsed floating point number.

See also:
Example:
// Parses the slider input (a string value) to a number value understandable to the slider
// This assumes the slider was already configured with an inputFormatFunction
// For example, if the input is 1.5k this function will parse
// it to a value of 1500
slider.inputParseFunction = function(value, type, index){
  let charLength = value.length;
  let valuePrefix = parseFloat(value.substring(0,charLength-1));
  let finalChar = value.substring(charLength-1);

  if(parseFloat(finalChar) >= 0){
    return parseFloat(value);
  }
  if(finalChar === "k"){
    return valuePrefix * 1000;
  }
  if(finalChar === "m"){
    return valuePrefix * 1000000;
  }
  return value;
}
label String

The widget's default label. This label displays when it is used within another widget, such as the Expand or LayerList widgets.

labelFormatFunction LabelFormatter inherited

A modified version of Slider.labelFormatFunction, which is a custom function used to format labels on the thumbs, min, max, and average values. Overrides the default label formatter. This function also supports date formatting.

Example:
// For thumb values, rounds each label to whole numbers
slider.labelFormatFunction = function(value, type) {
  return (type === "value-change") ? value.toFixed(0): value;
}

The maximum value or upper bound of the slider. If the largest slider value in the constructor is greater than the max set in this property, then the max will update to match the largest slider value.

Example:
slider.max = 150;

The minimum value or lower bound of the slider. If the smallest slider value in the constructor is greater than the min set in this property, then the min will update to match the smallest slider value.

Example:
slider.min = -150;
persistSizeRangeEnabled Boolean
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.19

Only applicable when three thumbs (i.e. handles) are set on the slider (i.e. when primaryHandleEnabled is true). This property is typically used in diverging, or above-and-below renderer configurations.

When true, ensures symbol sizes in the above range are consistent with symbol sizes in the below range for all slider thumb positions. In other words, the size values in the stops will adjust proportionally according to the positions of the data values within the constraints of the size range (maxSize - minSize) as the slider thumbs update. When false, size values in the stops will remain the same even when slider thumb values change.

In most cases, this should be set to true to keep sizes in the above range consistent with sizes in the below range to avoid map misinterpretation.

Default Value:false
See also:
Example:
slider.primaryHandleEnabled = true;
slider.persistSizeRangeEnabled = true;
precision Number inherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.14

Defines how slider thumb values should be rounded. This number indicates the number of decimal places slider thumb values should round to when they have been moved.

This value also indicates the precision of thumb labels when the data range is less than 10 (i.e. (max - min) < 10).

When the data range is larger than 10, labels display with a precision of no more than two decimal places, though actual slider thumb values will maintain the precision specified in this property.

For example, given the default precision of 4, and the following slider configuration, The labels of the thumbs will display two decimal places, but the precision of the actual thumb values will not be lost even when the user slides or moves the thumb.

const slider = new Slider({
  min: 20,
  max: 100,  // data range of 80
  values: [50.4331],
  // thumb label will display 50.43
  // thumb value will maintain precision, so
  // value will remain at 50.4331
  container: "sliderDiv"
});

If the user manually enters a value that has a higher precision than what's indicated by this property, the precision of that thumb value will be maintained until the thumb is moved by the user. At that point, the value will be rounded according to the indicated precision.

If thumb labels aren't visible, they must be enabled with labelInputsEnabled.

Keep in mind this property rounds thumb values and shouldn't be used exclusively for formatting purposes. To format thumb labels, use the labelFormatFunction property.

Default Value:4
Example:
slider.precision = 7;
primaryHandleEnabled Boolean
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.18

When true, the slider will render a third handle between the two handles already provided by default. This is the primary handle. Three or five stops must be defined for the primary handle to render. The primary handle represents the middle stop.

When handlesSyncedToPrimary is true, then this handle will control the position of the others when moved.

This is typically used in diverging, or above-and-below renderer configurations.

Default Value:false
See also:
Example:
// enables the primary handles and syncs it with the others
slider.primaryHandleEnabled = true;
slider.handlesSyncedToPrimary = true;
slider.persistSizeRangeEnabled = true;
state Stringreadonly inherited

The state of the view model.

Possible Values:"ready"|"disabled"

The colors and sizes corresponding with data values in the ColorVariable and SizeVariable of the renderer associated with the slider.

Use the fromRendererResult() method to conveniently construct these stops from a renderer generated from the univariateColorSize smart mapping module.

Use updateVisualVariables() to update the renderer's visual variables with the values matching the slider thumb positions.

See also:
Example:
slider.stops = [
  { value: 25, color: "white", size: 1000 },
  { value: 75, color: "dodgerblue", size: 100000 }
];
syncedSegmentsEnabled Boolean inherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.20

When true, all segments will sync together in updating thumb values when the user drags any segment. This maintains the interval between all thumbs when any segment is dragged. Only applicable when visibleElements.interactiveTrack is true.

In sliders where the primary handle is enabled, this allows you to disable handlesSyncedToPrimary to keep handle movements independent of the middle (primary) handle, but still provide an option for the end user to sync handles with the primary handle via slider drag events.

Default Value:false
See also:
Example:
slider.visibleElements = {
  interactiveTrack: true
};
slider.primaryHandleEnabled = true;
slider.handlesSyncedToPrimary = false;
slider.syncedSegmentsEnabled = true;

The view model for the ColorSizeSlider widget. This class contains all the logic (properties and methods) that controls this widget's behavior. See the ColorSizeSliderViewModel class to access all properties and methods on the ColorSizeSlider widget.

visible Boolean inherited

Indicates whether the widget is visible.

If false, the widget will no longer be rendered in the web document. This may affect the layout of other elements or widgets in the document. For example, if this widget is the first of three widgets associated to the upper right hand corner of the view UI, then the other widgets will reposition when this widget is made invisible. For more information, refer to the CSS display value of "none".

Default Value:true
Example:
// Hides the widget in the view
widget.visible = false;
visibleElements Object inherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.20

The visible elements that are displayed within the widget. This property provides the ability to turn individual elements of the widget's display on/off.

Property:
interactiveTrack Boolean
optional
Default Value:false

When true, displays interactive segments on the track that maintain the interval between two slider thumbs/handles.

See also:
Example:
slider.visibleElements = {
  interactiveTrack: true
};
slider.syncedSegmentsEnabled = true;
zoomOptions Object inherited

Zooms the slider track to the bounds provided in this property. When min and/or max zoom values are provided, the absolute min and max slider values are preserved and rendered at their typical positions on the slider. However, the slider track itself is zoomed so that thumbs cannot be moved above or below the provided min and max zoomed values.

When a slider is in a zoomed state, the zoomed ends of the track will appear jagged. In the image below, notice how the top thumb cannot be moved past the zoom max of 31 even though the slider max is 200.

slider-zoom

To exit a zoomed state, the user can click the jagged line or the developer can set the zoomOptions to null. It is up to the developer to provide a UI option for end users to enable zooming on the slider.

Setting the zoomOptions is useful when the slider is tied to heavily skewed datasets where the histogram renders only one or two bars because of outliers.

slider-not-zoomed

You can remove the influence of outliers by zooming the slider and regenerating a histogram based on the zoomed min and max. This will provide a better view of the data and make the slider more useful to the end user.

Properties:
min Number
optional

The lower bound of the zoom.

max Number
optional

The upper bound of the zoom.

Examples:
// zooms the slider to so thumbs can only be moved
// to positions between the values of 10 and 25 while
// maintaining the slider's absolute minimum and
// maximum values
slider.zoomOptions = {
  min: 10,
  max: 25
};
// disables zooming on the slider
slider.zoomOptions = null;
// zooms the slider to so thumbs can only be moved
// to positions above the value of 10, while maintaining
// the slider's absolute minimum value
slider.zoomOptions = {
  min: 10
};
// zooms the slider to so thumbs can only be moved
// to positions below the value of 25, while maintaining
// the slider's absolute maximum value
slider.zoomOptions = {
  max: 25
};
// zooms the slider to the handle positions
// with some padding
document.getElementById("zoomInButton").onclick = function() {
  const lowerThumb = slider.values[0];
  const upperThumb = slider.values[1];

  const range = upperThumb - lowerThumb;
  const padding = range * 0.3;

  const zoomMin = (lowerThumb - padding) > slider.min ? (lowerThumb - padding) : slider.min;
  const zoomMax = (upperThumb + padding) < slider.max ? (upperThumb + padding) : slider.max;

  slider.set({ zoomOptions: { min: zoomMin, max: zoomMax } });
};

Method Overview

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Name Return Type Summary Class
Stringmore details

A utility method used for building the value for a widget's class property.

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more details

Destroys the widget instance.

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Booleanmore details

Emits an event on the instance.

more detailsWidget
ColorSizeSlidermore details

A convenience function used to create a ColorSizeSlider widget instance from the result of the univariateColorSize.createContinuousRenderer() method.

more detailsColorSizeSlider
Booleanmore details

Indicates whether there is an event listener on the instance that matches the provided event name.

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Booleanmore details

isFulfilled() may be used to verify if creating an instance of the class is fulfilled (either resolved or rejected).

more detailsWidget
Booleanmore details

isRejected() may be used to verify if creating an instance of the class is rejected.

more detailsWidget
Booleanmore details

isResolved() may be used to verify if creating an instance of the class is resolved.

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Objectmore details

Registers an event handler on the instance.

more detailsWidget
more details

Widget teardown helper.

more detailsWidget
more details

This method is primarily used by developers when implementing custom widgets.

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Objectmore details

This method is primarily used by developers when implementing custom widgets.

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more details

Renders widget to the DOM immediately.

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more details

This method is primarily used by developers when implementing custom widgets.

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more details

A convenience function used to update the properties of a ColorSizeSlider widget instance from the result of the univariateColorSize.createContinuousRenderer() method.

more detailsColorSizeSlider
ClassBreaksRenderermore details

A convenience function used to update a renderer generated with the univariateColorSize.createContinuousRenderer() method with the values obtained from the slider.

more detailsColorSizeSlider
Array<(ColorVariable|SizeVariable)>more details

A convenience function used to update the visual variables of a renderer generated with the univariateColorSize.createContinuousRenderer() method with the values obtained from the slider.

more detailsColorSizeSlider
Promisemore details

when() may be leveraged once an instance of the class is created.

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Method Details

classes(classNames){String}inherited

A utility method used for building the value for a widget's class property. This aids in simplifying CSS class setup.

Parameter:
classNames String|String[]|Object
repeatable

The class names.

Returns:
Type Description
String The computed class name.
See also:
Example:
// .tsx syntax showing how to set CSS classes while rendering the widget

render() {
  const dynamicIconClasses = {
    [CSS.myIcon]: this.showIcon,
    [CSS.greyIcon]: !this.showIcon
  };

  return (
    <div class={classes(CSS.root, CSS.mixin, dynamicIconClasses)} />
  );
}
destroy()inherited

Destroys the widget instance.

emit(type, event){Boolean}inherited

Emits an event on the instance. This method should only be used when creating subclasses of this class.

Parameters:
type String

The name of the event.

event Object
optional

The event payload.

Returns:
Type Description
Boolean true if a listener was notified
fromRendererResult(rendererResult, histogramResult){ColorSizeSlider}static

A convenience function used to create a ColorSizeSlider widget instance from the result of the univariateColorSize.createContinuousRenderer() method.

This method sets the slider stops, min, max, and histogramConfig. It is still the developer's responsibility to assign it a proper container and any other optional properties.

Parameters:
rendererResult ContinuousRendererResult

The result object from the createContinuousRenderer method.

histogramResult HistogramResult
optional

The result histogram object from the histogram method.

Returns:
Type Description
ColorSizeSlider Returns a ColorSizeSlider instance. This will not render until you assign it a valid container.
Example:
let params = {
  layer: layer,
  basemap: map.basemap,
  field: "POP",
  view: view,
  symbolType: "3d-volumetric",
  min: 0,
  max: 500000
};
colorAndSizeRendererCreator
  .createContinuousRenderer(params)
  .then(function(response) {
    // set generated renderer on the layer and add it to the map
    rendererResult = response;
    layer.renderer = response.renderer;

    return histogram({
      layer: layer,
      field: params.field,
      numBins: 70,
      maxValue: params.max,
      minValue: params.min
    });
  })
  .then(function(histogramResult) {
    let slider = ColorSizeSlider.fromRendererResult(rendererResult, histogramResult);
    slider.container = "slider";
  });
hasEventListener(type){Boolean}inherited

Indicates whether there is an event listener on the instance that matches the provided event name.

Parameter:
type String

The name of the event.

Returns:
Type Description
Boolean Returns true if the class supports the input event.
isFulfilled(){Boolean}inherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.19

isFulfilled() may be used to verify if creating an instance of the class is fulfilled (either resolved or rejected). If it is fulfilled, true will be returned.

Returns:
Type Description
Boolean Indicates whether creating an instance of the class has been fulfilled (either resolved or rejected).
isRejected(){Boolean}inherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.19

isRejected() may be used to verify if creating an instance of the class is rejected. If it is rejected, true will be returned.

Returns:
Type Description
Boolean Indicates whether creating an instance of the class has been rejected.
isResolved(){Boolean}inherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.19

isResolved() may be used to verify if creating an instance of the class is resolved. If it is resolved, true will be returned.

Returns:
Type Description
Boolean Indicates whether creating an instance of the class has been resolved.
on(type, listener){Object}inherited

Registers an event handler on the instance. Call this method to hook an event with a listener. See the Events summary table for a list of supported events.

Parameters:

An event or an array of events to listen for.

listener Function

The function to call when the event fires.

Returns:
Type Description
Object Returns an event handler with a remove() method that should be called to stop listening for the event(s).
Property Type Description
remove Function When called, removes the listener from the event.
Example:
view.on("click", function(event){
  // event is the event handle returned after the event fires.
  console.log(event.mapPoint);
});
own(handles)inherited

Widget teardown helper. Any handles added to it will be automatically removed when the widget is destroyed.

Parameter:

Handles marked for removal once the widget is destroyed.

postInitialize()inherited

This method is primarily used by developers when implementing custom widgets. Executes after widget is ready for rendering.

render(){Object}inherited

This method is primarily used by developers when implementing custom widgets. It must be implemented by subclasses for rendering.

Returns:
Type Description
Object The rendered virtual node.
renderNow()inherited

Renders widget to the DOM immediately.

scheduleRender()inherited

This method is primarily used by developers when implementing custom widgets. Schedules widget rendering. This method is useful for changes affecting the UI.

updateFromRendererResult(rendererResult, histogramResult)

A convenience function used to update the properties of a ColorSizeSlider widget instance from the result of the univariateColorSize.createContinuousRenderer() method.

Parameters:
rendererResult ContinuousRendererResult

The result object from the createContinuousRenderer method.

histogramResult HistogramResult
optional

The result histogram object from the histogram method.

Example:
let params = {
  layer: layer,
  basemap: map.basemap,
  field: "POP",
  view: view,
  symbolType: "3d-volumetric",
  minValue: 0,
  maxValue: 500000
};
colorAndSizeRendererCreator
  .createContinuousRenderer(params)
  .then(function(response) {
    // set generated renderer on the layer and add it to the map
    rendererResult = response;
    layer.renderer = response.renderer;

    return histogram({
      layer: layer,
      field: params.field,
      numBins: 70,
      maxValue: params.maxValue,
      minValue: params.minValue
    });
  })
  .then(function(histogramResult) {
    slider.fromRendererResult(rendererResult, histogramResult);
  });
updateRenderer(renderer){ClassBreaksRenderer}
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.18

A convenience function used to update a renderer generated with the univariateColorSize.createContinuousRenderer() method with the values obtained from the slider. This method is useful for cases when the app allows the end user to switch data variables used to render the data.

Parameter:

A renderer generated from the univariateColorSize.createContinuousRenderer() method.

Returns:
Type Description
ClassBreaksRenderer Returns the input renderer updated to match the current slider values. This should be set directly back to the layer where it came from
Example:
slider.on(["thumb-change", "thumb-drag"], function() {
  layer.renderer = slider.updateRenderer( layer.renderer );
});
updateVisualVariables(variables){Array<(ColorVariable|SizeVariable)>}

A convenience function used to update the visual variables of a renderer generated with the univariateColorSize.createContinuousRenderer() method with the values obtained from the slider. This method is useful for cases when the app allows the end user to switch data variables used to render the data.

Parameter:

The visual variables to update from the renderer associated with the slider. The properties of the color and size variables will update based on the slider thumb values.

Returns:
Type Description
Array<(ColorVariable|SizeVariable)> Returns the input visual variables updated to match the current slider values. These should be set directly back to the renderer where they came from.
Example:
slider.on(["thumb-change", "thumb-drag"], function() {
  const renderer = layer.renderer.clone();
  renderer.visualVariables = slider.updateVisualVariables( renderer.visualVariables );
  layer.renderer = renderer;
});
when(callback, errback){Promise}inherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.19

when() may be leveraged once an instance of the class is created. This method takes two input parameters: a callback function and an errback function. The callback executes when the instance of the class loads. The errback executes if the instance of the class fails to load.

Parameters:
callback Function
optional

The function to call when the promise resolves.

errback Function
optional

The function to execute when the promise fails.

Returns:
Type Description
Promise Returns a new promise for the result of callback that may be used to chain additional functions.
Example:
// Although this example uses the BasemapGallery widget, any class instance that is a promise may use when() in the same way
let bmGallery = new BasemapGallery();
bmGallery.when(function(){
  // This function will execute once the promise is resolved
}, function(error){
  // This function will execute if the promise is rejected due to an error
});

Event Overview

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Name Type Summary Class
{oldValue: Number,type: "max-change",value: Number}
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Fires when a user changes the max of the slider.

more details SmartMappingSliderBase
{oldValue: Number,type: "min-change",value: Number}
more details

Fires when a user changes the min of the slider.

more details SmartMappingSliderBase
{index: Number,state: "start","drag",type: "segment-drag",thumbIndices: Number[]}
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Fires when a user drags a segment of the slider.

more details SmartMappingSliderBase
{index: Number,oldValue: Number,type: "thumb-change",value: Number}
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Fires when a user changes the value of a thumb via arrow keys and keyboard editing of the label on the widget.

more details SmartMappingSliderBase
{index: Number,state: "start","drag",type: "thumb-drag",value: Number}
more details

Fires when a user drags a thumb on the widget.

more details SmartMappingSliderBase

Event Details

max-changeinherited

Fires when a user changes the max of the slider.

Properties:
oldValue Number

The former max (or bound) of the slider.

type String

The type of the event.

The value is always "max-change".

value Number

The value of the max (or bound) of the slider when the event is emitted.

Example:
slider.on("max-change", function() {
  const renderer = layer.renderer.clone();
  const visualVariable = renderer.visualVariables[0].clone();
  colorVariable.stops = slider.stops;
  renderer.visualVariables = [ visualVariable ];
  layer.renderer = renderer;
});
min-changeinherited

Fires when a user changes the min of the slider.

Properties:
oldValue Number

The former min value (or bound) of the slider.

type String

The type of the event.

The value is always "min-change".

value Number

The value of the min value (or bound) of the slider when the event is emitted.

Example:
slider.on("min-change", function() {
  const renderer = layer.renderer.clone();
  const visualVariable = renderer.visualVariables[0].clone();
  colorVariable.stops = slider.stops;
  renderer.visualVariables = [ visualVariable ];
  layer.renderer = renderer;
});
segment-draginherited
Since: ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.20

Fires when a user drags a segment of the slider. A segment is the portion of the track that lies between two thumbs. This is only applicable when visibleElements.interactiveTrack is true.

Properties:
index Number

The 1-based index of the segment in the slider.

state String

The state of the drag.

Possible Values:"start"|"drag"

type String

The type of the event.

The value is always "segment-drag".

thumbIndices Number[]

The indices of the thumbs on each end of the segment.

See also:
Example:
slider.on("segment-drag", () => {
  const renderer = layer.renderer.clone();
  const visualVariable = renderer.visualVariables[0].clone();
  colorVariable.stops = slider.stops;
  renderer.visualVariables = [ visualVariable ];
  layer.renderer = renderer;
});
thumb-changeinherited

Fires when a user changes the value of a thumb via arrow keys and keyboard editing of the label on the widget.

Properties:
index Number

The 0-based index of the thumb emitting the event.

oldValue Number

The former value of the thumb before the change was made.

type String

The type of the event.

The value is always "thumb-change".

value Number

The value of the thumb when the event is emitted.

Example:
slider.on("thumb-change", function() {
  const renderer = layer.renderer.clone();
  const visualVariable = renderer.visualVariables[0].clone();
  colorVariable.stops = slider.stops;
  renderer.visualVariables = [ visualVariable ];
  layer.renderer = renderer;
});
thumb-draginherited

Fires when a user drags a thumb on the widget.

Properties:
index Number

The 0-based index of the thumb emitting the event.

state String

The state of the drag.

Possible Values:"start"|"drag"

type String

The type of the event.

The value is always "thumb-drag".

value Number

The value of the thumb when the event is emitted.

Example:
slider.on("thumb-drag", function() {
  const renderer = layer.renderer.clone();
  const visualVariable = renderer.visualVariables[0].clone();
  colorVariable.stops = slider.stops;
  renderer.visualVariables = [ visualVariable ];
  layer.renderer = renderer;
});

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