FeatureTable widget with a map

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This sample demonstrates how to add a FeatureTable widget to your application. The FeatureTable widget allows users to view and sort data and attributes from a FeatureLayer. In this example, the table is displayed in addition to its associated map. Any selected features from the table can be zoomed to their extent by clicking on the Zoom to selected feature(s) button in the upper right-hand corner.

It is possible to select a feature in the table and have its associated feature automatically reflect as highlighted in the map. In order for this to work correctly, the table's view property must be set. Currently, there is no direct way in the API to wire up selecting a feature in the map and have its associated row in the table selected. This sample demonstrates how to select a feature in the map and have that selection reflected within the table.

In addition, this sample also demonstrates how to filter and only display the associated features that are currently displayed within the map. It does this by listening for when the view's extent updates. Therefore, whenever a view's extent changes, the FeatureTable's filterGeometry is set to this new extent and only those features that fall within this area display.

How it works

First, we add the FeatureTable with a specified FeatureLayer and fields to display. In addition, the view must also be set in order for any selected row(s) in the table to display its associated feature(s) as highlighted in the map.

view.when(() => {
  //grabs the first layer in the map
  const featureLayer = webmap.layers.getItemAt(0);
  featureLayer.title = "USFS Recreational areas";

  // Create the feature table
  const featureTable = new FeatureTable({
    layer: featureLayer,
    view: view, // required for feature highlight to work
    // Autocast the FieldColumnConfigs
    fieldConfigs: [{
      name: "RECAREANAM",
      label: "Recreation area name",
      direction: "asc"
      name: "FORESTNAME",
      label: "Forest name"
      name: "OPENSTATUS",
      label: "Open status"
      name: "OPEN_SEASO",
      label: "Season begins"
      name: "RECAREADES",
      label: "Recreation description"
      name: "RESTRICTIO",
      label: "Restrictions"
  container: document.getElementById("tableDiv")

Next, listen to the table's selection-change event. If the row (feature) is checked, or added to the selected features, add it to the features[] array. If unchecked, remove it.

// Listen for the table's selection-change event
featureTable.on("selection-change", (changes) => {
  // If the selection is removed, remove the feature from the array
  changes.removed.forEach((item) => {
    const data = features.find((data) => {
      return data.feature === item.feature;
    if (data) {
      features.splice(features.indexOf(data), 1);
  // If the selection is added, push all added selections to array
  changes.added.forEach((item) => {
    const feature = item.feature;
      feature: feature

Next, listen for when the view's extent updates. Once this happens, pass the updated extent to the table's filterGeometry.

featureLayer.watch("loaded", () => {
  watchUtils.whenFalse(view, "updating", () =>  {
    // Get the new extent of view/map whenever map is updated.
    if (view.extent) {
      // Filter and show only the visible features in the feature table
      featureTable.filterGeometry = view.extent;

This application also listens for the view's immediate-click event. It performs a hitTest on the point location and, if applicable, selects the corresponding feature's row in the table.

// Listen for the click on the view and select any associated row in the table
view.on("immediate-click", (event) => {
  view.hitTest(event).then((response) => {
    const candidate = response.results.find((result) => {
      return result.graphic && result.graphic.layer && result.graphic.layer === featureLayer;
    // Select the rows of the clicked feature
    candidate && featureTable.selectRows(candidate.graphic);

Lastly, zoom to the extent of the selected table's feature(s). If one feature is selected, it will zoom to that one point location. If multiple rows/features are selected, it zooms to the combined extent of all point locations.

// fires when "Zoom to selected feature(s)" button is clicked
function zoomToSelectedFeature() {
  // Create a query off of the feature layer
  const query = featureLayer.createQuery();
  // Iterate through the features and grab the feature's objectID
  const featureIds = features.map((result) => {
    return result.feature.getAttribute(featureLayer.objectIdField);
  // Set the query's objectId
  query.objectIds = featureIds;
  // Make sure to return the geometry to zoom to
  query.returnGeometry = true;
  // Call queryFeatures on the feature layer and zoom to the resulting features
  featureLayer.queryFeatures(query).then((results) => {
    view.goTo(results.features).catch((error) => {
      if (error.name != "AbortError"){

In addition to the using a table with an existing map, it is also possible to use the FeatureTable widget as a standalone table. Please refer to the FeatureTable Widget sample for an example of how to do this.

Known Limitations

For a comprehensive list of limitations, please refer to the widget's API Reference documentation.