ArcGIS Runtime SDK for macOS

Statistical query (group and sort)


This sample demonstrates how to query a feature table to get statistics for one or more specified fields. The sample queries a service feature table of US states to get the selected statistics. The results can be grouped and sorted using one or more fields in the table.

  • Select a combination of fields and statistic types to include in the query.
  • Choose one or more fields to group the results on. Grouping by SUB_REGION, for example, will show results grouped (summarized) for each region ('Pacific', 'Mountain', etc).
  • (Optional) Choose one or more fields to order results by. Only those fields selected for grouping are valid choices for ordering results.
  • Execute the query. Results will be displayed in a hierarchical view that is grouped and sorted according to the chosen fields.

How it works

An AGSServiceFeatureTable is created with a URL to the REST endpoint of a feature service. AGSStatisticsQueryParameters are created, and several AGSStatisticDefinition objects are created and added to the parameters. These definitions defines the various statistics that we would like to compute, such as average, minimum and maximum of a given field. One or more Group By and/or Order By fields are added to the parameters. When the button is clicked, queryStatistics is executed on the AGSServiceFeatureTable. Depending on the state of two switches, additional parameters are set. This process runs asynchronously, and once completed, returns AGSStatisticsQueryResult, which contains key/value pairs as the result.

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