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Symbol Server


Symbol service (SymbolServer) is an ArcGIS Server utility service that provides access to operations to build and generate images for Esri symbols to be consumed by internal and external web applications. The SymbolServer resource provides access to the generateImage and generateSymbol operations, which can be used to generate (extract) images from a 2D or dictionary web style and convert Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) images to Cartographic Information Model (CIM) symbols, respectively.

Request parameters


The response format. The default format is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Example usage

The following is a sample request URL used to access the SymbolServer resource:

JSON Response example

  "name": "SymbolServer",
  "serviceDescription": "Symbol utility service",
  "currentVersion": 11.0,
  "cimVersion": "3.0.0"